(December 1951)

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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Ken Bald
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
marionettes; skeletons

The Phantom Seeker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters:
Ted Warren; Madge Donald; Olivia
Synopsis:
Ted joins Madge on a train but finds she is haunted by a phantom. Together they reunite the phantom with his lost love.
Keywords:
Ghost; Train

8 Walt Disney Comic Books (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Ghost Train (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset; Ed Hamilton (logo)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Clyde Wallingford; Betty

The Holland Haunt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Peter Van Nostrand; Brian; Anna Van Nostrand; Arnold Van Nostrand
Synopsis:
Peter returns home to find his uncle dead and his cousins living in his estate. Their attempts to bump him off and secure his inheritance are thwarted by the ghost of a long-gone relative.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ghost

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let's Talk It Over! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes ?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Letters by Donnelle Bean (Duncan, OK), Alice Trzechi (Buffalo, NY), and B. Blakely (Casper, Wyo). Also contains a short introduction to every story in this issue.

Indexer Notes

Includes header drawn by Dan Gordon and lettered by Ed Hamilton, from earlier issues.

Wizard of Evil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Knopf ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters:
George Bainesford; Vivien Lachan; Merlin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From Hames Ware: For consistency's sake this story is by the artist who had been previously listed as Milt Knopf. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. originally made this ID by cross-referencing signed work at another company and may have decided it was less than definitive, but for continuity, Milt Knopf might be an agreeable way of putting a name to this strange style.

Nemesis of the Living Dead (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset; Ed Hamilton (header)

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Werewolf Burial (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leo Morey
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Coyos; Lycana; Stephen Gordon; Gilda Adams
Reprints:

The Saga of the Sorceress and the Stag (Table of Contents)

"True" Tales of Sorcery / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters:
Henri Rochettonere; Heloise Rochettonere; Stephanie de St. Croix; Pierre

The Haunted Ghost (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward
Inks:
King Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Nancy; Phil Chapman; Mike
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Phantom Seeker
  3. 2. 8 Walt Disney Comic Books
  4. 3. The Ghost Train
  5. 4. The Holland Haunt
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  7. 6. Wizard of Evil
  8. 7. Nemesis of the Living Dead
  9. 8. The Werewolf Burial
  10. 9. The Saga of the Sorceress and the Stag
    "True" Tales of Sorcery
  11. 10. The Haunted Ghost
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Jochen G.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Rolf Gerdau
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mark Gordon
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann