(September-October 1951)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Preferred Publications, Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Ken Bald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Mists of Midnight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Audrey Clark; Neil; Jim Fletcher
Synopsis:
Audrey sees a man struggling in the fog.

Phil Rizzuto (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Postscript to Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton; typeset

Characters:
Sylvia; John

The League of Vampires (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Nancy Lewis; Roy Carlson
Synopsis:
Nancy Lewis has a strange visitor who has bat eyes, and he makes her take him to her finance's laboratory.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From Your Editor- To You! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes text, with the color header that was first used in issue #1. No letters.

Dead Man's Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward [as K.] (signed)
Inks:
King Ward [as K.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Phanto
Synopsis:
Phanto is a fake medium, who is willing to do what it takes to keep his fee.

Kate, the Witch, vs. Andrew Jackson (Table of Contents)

"True" Witches of History / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Characters:
John Bell; Betsy Bell; Josh Gardiner; Kate the Witch; General Andrew Jackson; Rachel Jackson; Witch-Destroyer
Synopsis:
A witch appears before future President Andrew Jackson's friends in Robertson County, Tennessee.
And he goes to see if it is true.

Strange Staircase (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton; typeset

Characters:
Billy; Roger (dog)

The Magic Coin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Klein
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Amos Brown; Ken Havers; Miss Seely; Sabina; Decimus; Emperor Marcus Aurelius; Smithers
Synopsis:
Dr. Amos Brown is missing. He is found on top of the old coin that is under the microscope.

The Spectral Sky-Ship (Table of Contents)

Uncanny Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Characters:
Captain Lamberton
Synopsis:
The Ship, Fellowship, disappears in 1646.
Keywords:
occult

Indexer Notes

Based on the poem THE PHANTOM SHIP by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

The Boy Who Talked with Spirits (Table of Contents)

True Ghost Tales / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Bill Molno
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Characters:
Eddie Harkness; Josiah; Emily
Synopsis:
Eddie has two ghosts who help keep him up on what's going on.
Keywords:
occult
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Mists of Midnight
  3. 2. Phil Rizzuto
    Wheaties
  4. 3. Postscript to Death
  5. 4. The League of Vampires
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  7. 6. Dead Man's Doom
  8. 7. Kate, the Witch, vs. Andrew Jackson
    "True" Witches of History
  9. 8. Strange Staircase
  10. 9. The Magic Coin
  11. 10. The Spectral Sky-Ship
    Uncanny Mysteries
  12. 11. The Boy Who Talked with Spirits
    True Ghost Tales
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome