(January 1953)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, 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 Series

Issue Notes

Issue copyright by Best Syndicated Features, Inc.


Tale of Terror (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Bald
Inks
Ken Bald
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
art; comic books; monsters

50 Cowboys & Indians; 41 Circus Toys (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tale of Terror (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lin Streeter
Inks
Lin Streeter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Satan; Scotty; Georgette; Lou; unnamed editor; demons
Synopsis
Satan himself sells a story to a comic book editor and demons threaten the creative staff until the printing plates are destroyed, and the demons along with them.
Reprints

Boys, Get That Real R.R. Engineer's Thrill (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Behind The Door! (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rosie Ferrero
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joan
Synopsis
Joan keeps repeating a horrific experience of entering a house with a monster lurking within, unable to tell where a daydream ends and reality begins.

Indexer Notes

The author is a 14 years old fan of this comic book.

Apollo's Fatal Gloves (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
George Wilhelms
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Glen Sanders; Apollo; Ginny; unnamed janitor
Synopsis
Glen Sanders finds a pair of magic gloves but they are stolen by someone who uses them to murder, until Apollo creates a second pair so Glen can defeat the murderer.
Reprints

It's New... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Hurry! Get Your Own Gold Lettered Personalized Wallet! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Ghostly Flag-Raising (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss?
Inks
Pete Riss?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Relates that some Army personnel have seen an apparently ghostly recreation of the flag-raising on Iwo Jima on the anniversary of the actual event.

The Hungry Horde (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jon Blummer
Inks
Jon Blummer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mark; Martha; Mr. Mason; Master Vampire
Synopsis
After a theft of a large amount of blood plasma, Mark and Martha are called to investigate. They discover the Master Vampire using the plasma to create an army but destroy the army and the Master.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Becky Stone; M. Barrows; B. Wagner; Jean Tennaro, with illustration and editorial.

The Skeleton's Secret! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Elwood Barker; Frank Moore; Len; Stella Barker (as skeleton)
Synopsis
To forestall a tough exam, Frank Moore steals a skeleton from a classroom, but the skeleton of the professor's wife has a plan of revenge against her murdering husband.
Reprints

The Evil Eye (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mike Benson; Hester
Synopsis
Mike escapes from prison and kills an old woman but she has placed a curse on him and he goes mad before he is recaptured.

Giant Collection of 100 Games $1 (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Seagee Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Announcing the New Daisy Defender (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Daisy Defender / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tale of Terror
  2. 1. 50 Cowboys & Indians; 41 Circus Toys
  3. 2. Tale of Terror
  4. 3. Boys, Get That Real R.R. Engineer's Thrill
    Lionel Trains
  5. 4. Behind The Door!
  6. 5. Apollo's Fatal Gloves
  7. 6. It's New...
    Skeleton Hand
  8. 7. Hurry! Get Your Own Gold Lettered Personalized Wallet!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  9. 8. The Ghostly Flag-Raising
    Uncanny Mysteries
  10. 9. The Hungry Horde
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  12. 11. The Skeleton's Secret!
  13. 12. The Evil Eye
  14. 13. Giant Collection of 100 Games $1
    Seagee Co.
  15. 14. Announcing the New Daisy Defender
    Daisy Defender
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