(February 1954)

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]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, no! It can't happen! A ship can't eat a man!
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
sailing ships

Indexer Notes

TrueVision cover

See 3rd Dimension Fairy Tales (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

View Scope / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Monster in the Fog (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Walt (death); Ches (death); Mr. Robinson (death); Joe
Synopsis
Two men take a rich man out on their boat fishing and run into a strange old boat. They make the mistake of boarding the boat looking for gold.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing; ghost ship

Indexer Notes

TrueVision story.

Get Shop-Method Home Training (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

National Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Old Gold Ring (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Henry Carlson (death); Otto Carlson (death); Martin Carlson (death)
Synopsis
The story of an old gold ring that was coveted by two cousins, and the depths they would go to so they could possess it.
Reprints

The Year of the Bat (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Chris; Norma Stanhope; Major Stanhope (death); Kang (death)
Synopsis
Taking Norma Stanhope home, Chris sees a vampire fly out of a house. He discovers a dying man in the house who becomes a vampire. Chris kills the vampire, and then he and Norma go to Norma's father, the head of military intelligence with their story. At Maj. Stanhope's house, they see a vampire; they shoot and kill it. It turns out to be Maj. Stanhope in disguise. Norma tells Chris about a secret investigation of the major's: the Reds have moved an ancient Mandarin vampire tomb to Hong Kong and are using it to produce vampires. Chris and Norma then figure out how to stop the Red plot.
Reprints
Keywords
communist agent; Hong Kong; rickshaw; vampire

Indexer Notes

TrueVision story.

Now YOU Can Be a "Cracker-jack" at Auto Repairs! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Motor Book Department / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Richard Hughes
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hughes talks about the new "TrueVision" method of telling stories and asks for reader's input on what they think of the method. Includes two short letters from Dorothy Schirmers and P. Menendez.

Till Death Do Us Part (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Ethan Jones; Fay Jones (death); Old Liza; Old Man Phillips (death); Jeb
Synopsis
Ethan's wife Fay dies when the local doctor can't save her. Old Liza (a magic healer) comes and says she can bring her back to life if Ethan will pay enough. Ethan does and Old Liza lets a demon enter her body. Ethan thinks it is Fay brought back to life but when there are many killings around them the local people come looking for Fay and the unfortunate truth comes out.
Reprints
Keywords
demon; raised from the dead; witch

Indexer Notes

TrueVision story.

For Recommended Reading It's the American Comics Group! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Make Your Own Oil Painting on Canvas! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Smith Bros. Oil Paints; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Clairvoyant Girl (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Characters
Professor Charles Hastings; Mildred Winslow
Synopsis
The story of a young girl with great extra-sensory perception and her eventual fate.
Reprints
Keywords
ESP

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

New! Fast-Action Pro Baseball Game (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Rudolph Field; Pro Baseball Game / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Could You Use $1,000,000 ? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Hip Pocket Gym; Rudolph Field / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In Ten Minutes of Fun a Day I Changed Myself (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training; Jowett's Photo Book of Strong Men / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Which Daisy Training B.B Rifle Do You Want Hanging On Your Christmas Tree, Pardner? (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy B.B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["No, no! It can't happen! A ship can't eat a man!"]
  2. 1. See 3rd Dimension Fairy Tales
    View Scope
  3. 2. Monster in the Fog
  4. 3. Get Shop-Method Home Training
    National Schools
  5. 4. The Old Gold Ring
  6. 5. The Year of the Bat
  7. 6. Now YOU Can Be a "Cracker-jack" at Auto Repairs!
    Motor Book Department
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  9. 8. Till Death Do Us Part
  10. 9. For Recommended Reading It's the American Comics Group!
  11. 10. Make Your Own Oil Painting on Canvas!
    Smith Bros. Oil Paints; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. The Clairvoyant Girl
  13. 12. ["Now that we're at the north pole, let's go exploring."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  14. 13. New! Fast-Action Pro Baseball Game
    Rudolph Field; Pro Baseball Game
  15. 14. Could You Use $1,000,000 ?
    Hip Pocket Gym; Rudolph Field
  16. 15. In Ten Minutes of Fun a Day I Changed Myself
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training; Jowett's Photo Book of Strong Men
  17. 16. Which Daisy Training B.B Rifle Do You Want Hanging On Your Christmas Tree, Pardner?
    Daisy B.B Guns
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