(July 1959)

American Comics Group, 1948 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 Series

[The Message] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords
axes; intangibility

Indexer Notes

The cover appears to be a pastel drawing on canvas.

The Hunter's Prey! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Max Prine was the man who "Brought Them Back Alive!"
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Max Prine; Lana Prine; Reptile aliens
Synopsis
Max Prine is proud of capturing wild animals for zoos and circuses but his wife is not so sure. Returning from a hunt one day he sees his wife being abducted by aliens. He follows but is caught in an electrified trap. He wakes up in a cage and his wife tells him the aliens are collecting animals, including them, to take back to their world. They escape and are chased relentlessly by the aliens up a hill. Max turns the tables on the aliens by causing a landslide. Four aliens survive and they quickly escape in their rocket. Max releases the animals and tells Lana he is changing his job.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Let's Talk It Over! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ronnie Hill, Ted Buddine, Malvin Elkin, John Walkin, Jeffrey Bentley, Vikki Traube, Jerry Kelly, Steve Hayes, Elwood Trotman, and Brenda Peterson.

The Power of Gru-Gru (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Greg Olivetti]
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Teddy Adams; Helene Adams
Reprints

The Weavers of Doom! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Bob Standish]
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jasper Ferall; Moira Norn; Sophronia Norn; Tabitha Norn
Reprints

The Message (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Brad Everson]
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What was its purpose?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jorgg Wendt; Gyrok
Synopsis
Jorgg Wendt is one of Earth's most brilliant scientists. He starts building a machine responding to voices he hears. He is unable to tell anyone what he is building as he does not know. He tries to destroy the machine but cannot and faints. Another message comes through. Gyrok tells him that he has been sending the messages and that the machine is a defense machine which he is not allowed to build on his own world. Reassured Wendt finishes the machine but he has been tricked and it is actually a transporter which brings Gyrok and his people to Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Alien invasion
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Message]
  2. 1. The Hunter's Prey!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  4. 3. The Power of Gru-Gru
  5. 4. The Weavers of Doom!
  6. 5. The Message
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