(July-August 1954)

American Comics Group, 1954 Series
 
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Editing:
Norman Fruman (credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Yawning Graves! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Real McCoy! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Gustavson

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Oliver McCoy; Blackie Rome; Digby McCoy; Hepzibah McCoy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Death at the Carnival (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Harry Lazarus
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Vampires? Don't Make Me Laugh! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lisa Casmana; Joe
Reprints:

Death of a Doll! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
John Rosenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Corpse-Maker (narrator); Harold Honeywell; Marilyn Meag; Daisy Bergen
Synopsis:
Harold Honeywell (a man as small as a doll) becomes rich. When he finds out the women in his life are only interested in his money, he begins killing them. One day while fleeing from the cops, he hides in a gorilla cage at the circus. The problem is, the huge gorilla who lives in the cage has destroyed its favorite toy (a doll) and now finds a new "doll" it can play with.
Reprints:

The Tiny Heads! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Grim Reaper (host); un-named jungle trading-post employee; Maloka (Chief of the Jovalis Tribe, death); Jovalis Tribe (all die); McGuire (villain, trading-post employee)
Synopsis:
When the Jovalis Tribe refuses to sell any more shrunken heads because the jungle trading-post was not giving them enough money for them, employee McGuire decides to visit their village and get the heads, even if he has to kill all of the tribe to get them. But the tiny heads get their revenge in a big way!
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Jovalis

Indexer Notes

Inker credit added per reprint.

Flowering Death! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Good
Inks:
Ed Good
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Albert Rose; Ed Hilton; Henry Astor; Brophy; Mary Gold; Daisy Smith; Iris

Yawning Graves! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Landau (signed)
Inks:
Ken Landau (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Amos Frisby; Peggy Dalton; Ephraim
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer identified by Mike Tiefenbacher on Facebook in January 2016.

The Trainer (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Harry Lazarus
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Yawning Graves!
  2. 1. The Real McCoy!
  3. 2. Death at the Carnival
  4. 3. Vampires? Don't Make Me Laugh!
  5. 4. Death of a Doll!
  6. 5. The Tiny Heads!
  7. 6. Flowering Death!
  8. 7. Yawning Graves!
  9. 8. The Trainer
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  • Mike White
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Gregory Fischer
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