(July 1944)

American Comics Group, 1943 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Creston Publications Corporation
Editing
Gerald Albert (listed); Richard Hughes (actual)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Duke and the Dope / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Duke; Dope

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

Superkatt / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Gordon (signed "dang")
Pencils
Dan Gordon (signed "dang")
Inks
Dan Gordon (signed "dang")
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Draftin' dogs fer war wuz a great idea, all right!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Superkatt; Petunia
Synopsis
Superkatt loses his vitamin milk, and hence his powers.

Get-Rich-Quick Bullhead (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lester Torrington (byline)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

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

Hokum and Blokum / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hot dawg! A client!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hokum; Blokum; Mrs. B.B. Bear
Synopsis
The detectives investigate a case of vandalism.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Alec / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lynn Karp
Inks
Lynn Karp
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-and remember, Troop 7, it is your duty to do a good deed every day!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Alec; Troop 7 Scouts; Mr. Crow
Synopsis
The boys find doing good deeds is harder than it sounds.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Great Symphony / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Tyer (signed)
Inks
Jim Tyer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At last -- it is finished! The great sympsony!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mischa Muskrat; Jascha
Synopsis
Jascha's "Boiler Factory Symphony" is performed for the first time.

Indexer Notes

Signed in the last panel.

Cops and Robbers (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Whitlow Mot (byline)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

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

The Duke and the Dope / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Duke! Money!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Duke; Dope
Synopsis
Duke and Dope pay for their little bit of high living.

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

Ferdie the Farmer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Thurston Harper
Inks
Thurston Harper
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Live a long healthy life - become a farmer
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ferdie
Synopsis
Ferdie finds that money doesn't necessarily make life easier.

Indexer Notes

Dog characters are consistent with those in Harper’s signed art from Giggle Comics #1 and Barnyard Comics #[1] (1943-1944).

The Mouse Who Would Be King (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ralph J. Foster (byline)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Bonzo the Strong Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Weissman
Inks
Sam Weissman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's what we ought to do --our country needs it for our wounded soldiers!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bonzo
Synopsis
Bonzo tries to help with a blood drive, but finds out he's anemic.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Duke and the Dope
  2. 1. ["Draftin' dogs fer war wuz a great idea, all right!"]
    Superkatt
  3. 2. Get-Rich-Quick Bullhead
  4. 3. ["Hot dawg! A client!"]
    Hokum and Blokum
  5. 4. ["-and remember, Troop 7, it is your duty to do a good deed every day!"]
    Alec
  6. 5. ["At last -- it is finished! The great sympsony!"]
    The Great Symphony
  7. 6. Cops and Robbers
  8. 7. ["Look, Duke! Money!"]
    The Duke and the Dope
  9. 8. ["Live a long healthy life - become a farmer"]
    Ferdie the Farmer
  10. 9. The Mouse Who Would Be King
  11. 10. ["That's what we ought to do --our country needs it for our wounded soldiers!"]
    Bonzo the Strong Man
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