(November 1957)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1957
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

The Old and the New! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Arthur Williams
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
84 secret card tricks

The Passengers in Cabin 9! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger (signed)
Inks
John Rosenberger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Milt Howard; Jane Howard
Synopsis
Jane is uneasy about sailing home after her and Milt's honeymoon.
Reprints

How I Made a Small Fortune in Spare Time! (Table of Contents: 3)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Characters
William Bergstrom; Jim White; Mrs. Bergstrom; Joe; Mr. Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
How William makes extra money selling Mason Shoes.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form.

Trip to the Moon (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommie; Professor Meeker; Flapsie (parakeet)
Synopsis
Tommie wishes his parakeet would get revenge on Professor Meeker.

A Matter of Blood (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Emil Gershwin
Inks
Emil Gershwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Frank Arlen; Mr. Bradby; Hal Foster
Synopsis
Somehow Frank has a psychic connection to Hal.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Automatic firing BB machine gun

Indexer Notes

Between pages 4 and 5 of A Matter of Blood.

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deluxe Imperial "620" NF camera with free film for a full year

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Reeves Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
$20 1st day ..or.. choose your prize!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

From Your Editor- To You! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Know one of the most fascinating sounds in the world?

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rodney Disantio, Larry Stevens, Lucyann Avezzano, Philippe Content, and Mrs. Dan Craig.

The Old and the New! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Millie Boyce; Dick Boyce; Arthur Williams; Joe; Alice
Synopsis
In May 1953, Dick and Millie Boyce stumble onto a house hosting a strange New Year's party celebrating the arrival of 1957. After they leave, the house is struck by a plane. They run to the nearest home to report the incident, but when they return there is no evidence of the crash. Years later they are going to a New Year's party at the same house! They get all the people out before the plane, again, crashes into it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Retitled in Adventures into the Unknown reprint as "Happy New Year."

Information about reprint from FlashJay via the GCD-Main email list.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Annals of the Occult / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the Institute of the Occult...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rupert Enslow; Brenda Flint Enslow; Francine Enslow; Mrs. Brown
Synopsis
Did a dead woman rescue her own daughter?
Reprints

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
George F. Jowett
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How to gain up to 50 lbs. of mighty muscles!
Characters
George F. Jowett (photo); John Sill (photo); Tony Pascarella (photo); Jim Norman (photo)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson (signed as R. T.)
Inks
Ray Thompson (signed as R. T.)
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yogi Berra homers in the 9th - wins big game!
Genre
children
Characters
Yogi Berra; Betty; Bob
Synopsis
Yogi Berra tells Betty and Bob about selling White Cloverine.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Bargain Toy Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
100 toy soldiers $1.25

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Old and the New!
  2. 1. ["84 secret card tricks"]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Passengers in Cabin 9!
  4. 3. How I Made a Small Fortune in Spare Time!
  5. 4. Trip to the Moon
  6. 5. A Matter of Blood
  7. 6. ["Automatic firing BB machine gun"]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  8. 7. ["Deluxe Imperial "620" NF camera with free film for a full year"]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  9. 8. ["$20 1st day ..or.. choose your prize!"]
    Reeves Company
  10. 9. ["Know one of the most fascinating sounds in the world?"]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  11. 10. The Old and the New!
  12. 11. ["At the Institute of the Occult..."]
    Annals of the Occult
  13. 12. ["How to gain up to 50 lbs. of mighty muscles!"]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  14. 13. ["Yogi Berra homers in the 9th - wins big game!"]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. ["100 toy soldiers $1.25"]
    Bargain Toy Co.
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