(August 1962)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly July, August, September, October; bi-monthly Jan.-Feb., March-April, May-Jun, Nov.-Dec.
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The People from Afar! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

The People from Afar (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Brad Everson]
Pencils
Ogden Whitney
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tony Harbison; Varis; Alana

Jeweled Sceptre (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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 Paul Booher, Jr., Don Dohler, Allen Mefferd, Bryan Hanson, Katherine Goodenow, Bob Brannon, Beverly Sims, and Hago Chakmakjian.

The Strange Barrier! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ben Harrow
Synopsis
Ben Harrow invents a nerve gas that turns people into mindless slaves, but he learns that a civilization of mindless slaves will not work.
Reprints

The Girl from Way Back! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Kurato Osaki
Pencils
Joe Sinnott [as Paul Reinman] (ghost)
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Kurato Osaki (headshot); Paul Reinman (headshot); Hubert Bump; Rufus W. Donnerwetter; Patience Hopkins; George Washington
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joe Sinnott stated that he ghosted pencilled stories for Paul Reinman at Marvel and 4 for ACG. He even drew the portrait of Reinman on the splash page. http://joesinnott.com/home/othercomics.html (website accessed 2011.02.02)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The People from Afar!
  2. 1. The People from Afar
  3. 2. Jeweled Sceptre
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  5. 4. The Strange Barrier!
  6. 5. The Girl from Way Back!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome