(April 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 Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes] (credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard US Format
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
cemeteries; ghosts; graveyards; tombstones; werewolves

The Haunt of the Hyena (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Characters:
Bruce Andrews; Norma; Ryan; Hyena
Synopsis:
Bruce and Norma are happy to find themselves the only heirs to the mansion of the 100 years missing John Andrews. That is until they met the Hyena.
Reprints:

For Startling Supernatural Stories ... It's the Terrific Trio! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Man-Fish (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Seth Cardwell; Roscoe Purcell

Werewolf Valley (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Duke Masters; Marta; Mike
Synopsis:
Duke Masters buys Werewolf Valley to clear cut all the trees, despite his having the knowledge that werewolves will come out when their valley is disturbed.
Keywords:
Werewolf

Indexer Notes

Artist signed on the final page.

Napoleon and the Crimson Spirit (Table of Contents)

Ghosts of History / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward [as W__]
Inks:
King Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Characters:
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821); Crimson Spirit of Corsica
Synopsis:
As long as the Crimson Spirit of Corsica is on Napoleon's side, Napoleon can not lose.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from E. Divornitski (Bronx, NY) and Rosemary Gutkoski (Wilkes Barre, Pa).

The Ghouls Behind the Glass (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Countess Feenda; Bruce Traynor; Jill
Synopsis:
Countess Feenda has hired Jill to be her secretary. She's the 15th secretary in a month.

The Demon of the Deep (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward [as W.]
Inks:
King Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Characters:
Ken; Brenda; The Demon of the Deep
Synopsis:
The Demon of the Deep is keeping fishing and other boats docked.

Injun Rope-Trick (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Clem Parker

The Thing Without a Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates
Inks:
Art Gates
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Ann; Ned
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Haunt of the Hyena
  3. 2. For Startling Supernatural Stories ... It's the Terrific Trio!
  4. 3. The Man-Fish
  5. 4. Werewolf Valley
  6. 5. Napoleon and the Crimson Spirit
    Ghosts of History
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  8. 7. The Ghouls Behind the Glass
  9. 8. The Demon of the Deep
  10. 9. Injun Rope-Trick
  11. 10. The Thing Without a Face
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
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