(March-April 1953)

American Comics Group, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
B. & M. Distributing Co., Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]

Black Dust (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Bald
Inks
Ken Bald
Colors
?
Letters
?

Black Dust (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
Sam Cooper
Inks
Dick Beck ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Betty Rogers; Slim Hawley; Zeke; Running Wolf
Reprints

Reunion (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Anna Lawrence; Don Lawrence

The Dream Keeper! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
George Kemp
Reprints

Beyond the Grave! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Cyrus B. Collins; Carol; Eric Collins; Zanker; Mr. Simpson

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Chill Chatter / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from F. Mershon, Virginia Conway, and M. Park.

Mirror of Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Albertus Magnus; John Forsythe; Mad-Dog Blake
Reprints

Horror in Hollywood (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sandra Forbes (actress, death, reincarnated as a ghost); Glenn Maxwell (Empire Studios producer); Don Wayne; Merry Lewis (actress); Dis (villain, a god inhabiting an iron body)
Synopsis
During the making of the film, "The Gladiator," Sandra discovers the Trumpet of Dis among other real Roman artifacts to be used in the movie. When she learns that, by blowing the trumpet, she'll come under the spell of the ancient Roman god Dis and will share his powers, she decides to blow it and get revenge on the other cast members who do not want her to star in the film.
Reprints
Keywords
Empire Studios; Trumpet of Dis

Indexer Notes

Page correction from 6 pages to 7 pages by Craig Delich.

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

The Roman god, Dis, was believed by the Romans to be the ruler of the infernal regions, and the Romans would surrender a bride to him each year to win the mercies of this grim deity.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Black Dust
  2. 1. Black Dust
  3. 2. Reunion
  4. 3. The Dream Keeper!
  5. 4. Beyond the Grave!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Chill Chatter
  7. 6. Mirror of Doom
  8. 7. Horror in Hollywood
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk