(July 1959)

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 (credited as Richard E. Hughes) (editor)

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Mystery Island! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A strange machine turns time backward---and a caveman stalks the 20th century!
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Ape in the Sky! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes (credited as Shane O'Shea)
Pencils
John Forte (credited as John R. Forte)
Inks
John Forte (credited as John R. Forte)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look upward, little man!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Malus; Professor Grimm; Sylvester
Reprints

The Golden Knight (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the town of Lorraine fell before the brutal assault of Duke Nero's invaders, the people prayed for help...
Characters
Duke Nero
Reprints

[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 Herbert M. Siegel, Warren Meth, J. Patton, Robert Hancock, Peter Kurtz, H. E. Neumann, Lorie Baxter, and Chuck Vickers.

The Answer Machine! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes (credited as Brad Everson)
Pencils
Dick Beck (credited as Beck-Costanza)
Inks
Pete Costanza (credited as Beck-Costanza)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've all read of prodigies that never pan out in later life...
Characters
Festus Gilby
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A note in the letter column says Everson is a real person, and implies he isn't Hughes.

The Thing in the Sea (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That thing... what is it?
Reprints

The Stranger (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes (credited as Charles La Coste)
Pencils
Paul Reinman (credited)
Inks
Paul Reinman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the moment the stranger arrived, things began to happen -- strange incidents which at first whetted curiosity, then brought wonderment -- and finally FEAR!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Martin J. Colby; George; Charlie; Tom; Merlin
Synopsis
A stranger rents a cottage where he uses alchemy to bring creatures from another world who offer to share great wonders, but the townsfolk cart the stranger away, having discovered he is Martin J. Colby, escaped mental patient.
Reprints

Mystery Island! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes (credited as Kurato Osaki)
Pencils
Dick Beck (credited as Beck-Costanza)
Inks
Pete Costanza (credited as Beck-Costanza)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Milo was a man with an idea, a theory that would revolutionize science!
Characters
Constantine Milo; Randy Miles; Lisa Miles
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery Island!
  2. 1. The Ape in the Sky!
  3. 2. The Golden Knight
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  5. 4. The Answer Machine!
  6. 5. The Thing in the Sea
  7. 6. The Stranger
  8. 7. Mystery Island!
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