(March 1954)

American Comics Group, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.com

Heartless Little Demon! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Bald
Inks
Ken Bald
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ben; Clarabelle; Marian

Indexer Notes

Cover illustrates a scene from the interior story "Heartless Little Demon!"

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Heartless Little Demon! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Valerie Barclay
Inks
Valerie Barclay
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Clarabelle; Marian Ellis; Billy; Ben Andrews
Synopsis
Marian adopts her orphaned niece Clarabelle, who grows up to be an attractive and ebullient young woman. Marian falls in love with Ben, but is irritated when Clarabelle monopolizes him. Clarabelle tells Ben that Marian jealously attacked her, and frames Marian for stealing a diamond necklace. Ben proves Clarabelle was the thief, and she’s arrested. Ben and Marian can now live happily ever after.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Love Duet (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

A Brief Case for Love! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Walsh ?
Inks
Bill Walsh ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Nancy Saunders; Miss Wynne; Mr. Stroud; Nick Bradley; Bart Craig
Synopsis
Nancy is sent to deliver a briefcase containing a secret formula to another city. She is warned to “beware of strangers.” On the train, Nick and Bart both flirt with her, and when the briefcase is stolen, she accuses Nick. However, it’s Bart who took the case because he’s a spy. Nick explains that Nancy was just a decoy, and he has the real formula. Nick and Nancy kiss.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

One Last Fling! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Charlie Keene; Lora Clement; Mr. Clement; Mrs. Clement; Ann Dobbs; Doyle Howard; Ed Harvey; Mrs. Harvey; Carl Fraser; Blackie
Synopsis
Lora asks her longtime boyfriend Charlie to wait a month before he proposes to her. She visits her friend Ann in the big city and meets handsome Doyle, but discovers he’s a fortune-hunter. Ed is Lora's next date, but he’s “a mother’s boy!” She thinks Carl might be the one, then he turns out to be a gangster. Charlie rescues her and Lora realizes he’s the man she wants.

It's an Old Custom (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Love Can't Wait! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Landau [as Kenneth Landau] (signed)
Inks
Ken Landau [as Kenneth Landau] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
André Millet; Terry; Aunt Sue; Tim Cullen
Synopsis
Visiting French lecturer André proposes to Terry, but she is unsure about “the thought of marrying a—-foreigner—-and living abroad.” She asks her Aunt Sue for advice. Sue says she fell in love with British sailor Tim but asked him to return to England while she made up her mind. Sue finally decides to marry Tim but his ship sinks as he comes back to the USA: “my love sank in the Atlantic with that ship!” Sue tells Terry “love can’t wait.” Terry catches André before he departs and agrees to marry him.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Heartless Little Demon!
  2. 1. Heartless Little Demon!
  3. 2. Love Duet
  4. 3. A Brief Case for Love!
  5. 4. ["For Recommended Reading"]
  6. 5. One Last Fling!
  7. 6. It's an Old Custom
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  9. 8. Love Can't Wait!
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