(March 1944)

American Comics Group, 1943 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Creston Publications Corporation
Editing
Jerry Albert [as Gerald Albert]

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Challenge (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Lionel Lion; Timmy Turtle
Synopsis
Lionel and Timmy race to decide who shall be king of the jungle. Timmy wins, with the help of his 3 identical brothers.

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

Pete Parrot, Rookie Policeman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Martin W. Smith (credited)
Pencils
Jim Tyer?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't worry, Mrs. Broadbottom!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pete Parrot

Durkin! Goes All Out for Victory (Table of Contents: 4)

Durkin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
C. W. Winter (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Durkin; Uncle Sam
Synopsis
Durkin finds 25 cents on the street. He buys a War Stamp from Uncle Sam and gets a free soda by turning in his belt for the rubber scrap drive.

Indexer Notes

There is no dialogue in this strip.

Ferdie Fox Learns Manners (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Albert [as Jay Harvey Albert] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

writer credit from Jerry Bails (http://www.bailsprojects.com/bio.aspx?Name=ALBERT%2C+JERRY)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Boidie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where do yuh get them swell woims, Mom?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Boidie; Mom Bird; Robespierre Cat; Robespierre's owner
Synopsis
Boidie ignores his mother's instructions to stay in the nest. He's nearly eaten by a cat, but is saved when the cat's owner (a little girl) arrives and spanks the feline. Boidie is punished by his mother in like fashion.

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

Robin Rabbit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Hudson?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Sheriff of Nuttingham is collecting taxes for Baron Bear.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Robin Rabbit; Baron Bear

Macgonigle (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Woody Gelman (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Macgonigle
Synopsis
A thrifty Scots dog finds a coin in a gum machine. He tries to buy gum but the machine keeps the coin.

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Bow-Wow Beagle, Dog Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gordon Sheehan?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What happens when a pauperized pup starts putting on the dog...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Suds; Chief; Tricky Tim; Bow-Wow Beagle

Bango Bear's Wisdom (Table of Contents: 10)

Bango Bear / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lloyd James
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Bango Bear

Charley Chimp Goes on Vacation (Table of Contents: 11)

Charley Chimp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Riley (signed) [as Riley]
Inks
Larry Riley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Charley Chimp; Buster Bear

Pooky-Pine (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Weissman (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pooky Pine the porcupine

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Scallawag Scottie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gordon?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yipee! How's that fer a beginning?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scallawag Scottie
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Challenge
  4. 3. ["Don't worry, Mrs. Broadbottom!"]
    Pete Parrot, Rookie Policeman
  5. 4. Durkin! Goes All Out for Victory
    Durkin
  6. 5. Ferdie Fox Learns Manners
  7. 6. ["Where do yuh get them swell woims, Mom?"]
    Boidie
  8. 7. ["The Sheriff of Nuttingham is collecting taxes for Baron Bear."]
    Robin Rabbit
  9. 8. Macgonigle
  10. 9. ["What happens when a pauperized pup starts putting on the dog..."]
    Bow-Wow Beagle, Dog Detective
  11. 10. Bango Bear's Wisdom
    Bango Bear
  12. 11. Charley Chimp Goes on Vacation
    Charley Chimp
  13. 12. Pooky-Pine
  14. 13. ["Yipee! How's that fer a beginning?"]
    Scallawag Scottie
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