(February 1952)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
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:
skeletons

The Vampire's Prey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The doctor who invented an artificial blood was murdered in a locked room. Who or what could have done it?
Reprints:
Keywords:
Vampire

The Visitor (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Demon of the Devil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From Hames Ware: For consistancy's sake this story is by the artist who had been previously listed as Milt Knopf. Jim V originally made this ID by cross-referencing signed work at another company and may have decided it was less than definitive, but for continuity, Milt Knopf might be an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.

Let's Talk It Over! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes ?

Indexer Notes

Includes the header,art by Don Gordon and lettering by Ed Hamilton. Letters from Allen Schroeder (West Seneca, NY) and Bobby Belcher (Crumpler, WV)

Satan's Sceptre (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
Pete Riss
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

The Specter's Revenge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is initialed by a extremely stylized mark, apparently a KW.

For Startling Supernatural Stories, it's the Terrific Trio! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Indexer Notes

House ad for Adventures Into the Unknown, Forbidden Worlds, and Out of this Night

Double Vision! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac Elkan
Inks:
R. S. Pious
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Hideous Head (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Camy
Inks:
Al Camy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Vampire's Prey
  3. 2. The Visitor
  4. 3. Demon of the Devil
  5. 4. Let's Talk It Over!
  6. 5. Satan's Sceptre
  7. 6. The Specter's Revenge
  8. 7. For Startling Supernatural Stories, it's the Terrific Trio!
  9. 8. Double Vision!
  10. 9. The Hideous Head
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