(February-March 1950)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
B & I Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard US Format
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[Snow Monster] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
monsters; sailing ships; snow

Shadow of the Panther (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Max Elkan
Inks:
Max Elkan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Robert Lewis comes up with a spray to bring things back from the dead, but when they do come back, they change form. A panther becomes a woman that he wants to marry, but he finds out that she never really stopped being a panther!
Reprints:

No Answer (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Vinny kills a man, then gets a phone call through a disconnected phone.

The Thing at the Bottom of the Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charlie Sultan
Inks:
Charlie Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Mitchell; Undine
Synopsis:
John Mitchell dives for gold, but finds a woman named Undine who haunts him for 50 years instead.

Let's Talk It Over (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Two letters and the winners of a writing contest are announced, including Nelson Bridwell, who's 3rd place story is in this issue.

Haunted Boy (Table of Contents)

True Ghosts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A Washington, D.C. boy is thrown around and noises follow him

When the Shaman Walked (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Belfi (signed)
Inks:
John Belfi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A night-watchman in a museum and his niece are protected from crooks by a statue of a Siberian Shaman.
Reprints:

The Gray One (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell [as Nelson Bridwell]
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Frank Clinton goes out hunting and kills a wolf that had been terrorizing a small French village, but when he gets home, the head of the wolf that he had kept as a trophy has turned into a human head.

Indexer Notes

Nelson Bridwell won third prize in a writing contest and had this story published. Most likely this is his earliest comic book work (approximately 19 years old).

The Spirit of Frankenstein [Part 4] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charlie Sultan
Inks:
Charlie Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Clouded Crystal (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
No circulation figures. Owners are B. W. Sangor and Frederick H. Iger.

The Man in the Mirror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
R. S. Pious [as R.S.P.]
Inks:
R. S. Pious [as R.S.P.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A "crackpot" comes to the offices of Adventures Into The Unknown and forces the editor into a mirror world.
Reprints:

The Poet Who Returned From The Dead (Table of Contents)

True Ghosts of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Characters:
Dante
Synopsis:
Dante returns as a ghost to tell where the 13th canto is.

The Boy Who Could Fly (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Jenney
Inks:
Bob Jenney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Bobby Wilson learns he can fly, a gift from his father.

Throw Up Your Hands! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for Blazing West #9 including a picture of the cover.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Snow Monster]
  2. 1. Shadow of the Panther
  3. 2. No Answer
  4. 3. The Thing at the Bottom of the Sea
  5. 4. Let's Talk It Over
  6. 5. Haunted Boy
    True Ghosts
  7. 6. When the Shaman Walked
  8. 7. The Gray One
  9. 8. The Spirit of Frankenstein [Part 4]
  10. 9. Clouded Crystal
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership
  12. 11. The Man in the Mirror
  13. 12. The Poet Who Returned From The Dead
    True Ghosts of History
  14. 13. The Boy Who Could Fly
  15. 14. Throw Up Your Hands!
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