(December 1958)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
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 Riddle of Robert O'Malley! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Banner across top: Stories of Strange Adventure.

Herbie's Quiet Saturday Afternoon! (Table of Contents: 1)

Herbie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Senator Stevens
Synopsis
Herbie's father thinks his son will never amount to anything or do anything. Herbie goes to the zoo where he takes on a tiger. Then, he saves Senator Stevens who is lost at sea. Finally, he stops an alien invasion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is the first appearance of Herbie and features his peculiar way of flying and his ability to talk to animals and aliens. Herbie looks and talks differently in this pre-Herbie-series story. Herbie's pants are a slightly different blue than the rest of the Herbie stories.

Magic Maker! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Ben Adams; Mr. Vishnu

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

From Your Editor- To You! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ernie Spence, Jim Burnell, David Taylor, Timothy Jette, Arthur Gingrande, Ronny Kimbes, Linda Spivey, Frank Mattson, Gary Mickel, Charles Bennett, A. G. Madges, Harvey Kinder, Keith Satin, and Larry Shaw.

Thanksgiving Day! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Harry Q. Wilson; Bobbie Wilson; Ellen Wilson; Grandpa Wilson
Reprints

The Riddle of Robert O'Malley (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Robert O'Malley; Stubb; Juanita
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Riddle of Robert O'Malley!
  2. 1. Herbie's Quiet Saturday Afternoon!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Magic Maker!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  5. 4. Thanksgiving Day!
  6. 5. The Riddle of Robert O'Malley
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary Perlman
  • Jay Kinney
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome