(April 1959)

American Comics Group, 1956 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 [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://comicbookplus.com/


Flight from Love! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Rice
Inks
Ken Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Nick Moreno; Iris Hanson

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Flight from Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Beck
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Nick Moreno; Iris Hanson; Wally Harris; Mrs. Hanson
Synopsis
Iris leaves her hometown boyfriend Wally to fulfill her life-long dream of becoming an actress in New York. She falls in love with fellow actor Nick while waiting for her big break. Wally visits but she considers him a “hick” and turns down his marriage proposal. Nick, on the other hand, has no intention of marrying Iris. Iris is advised she’ll never become a professional actress, and Nick marries someone else. So she goes home and will marry Wally after all.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. Inker is listed as DLS? or ELS?

Don't Marry for Money! (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

You've Got to Think You're Beautiful! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Francie Browning; Ted Armbruster; Professor Everett Nelson; Elvira Anson; Frank; Ed
Synopsis
Francie grows up convinced she’s unattractive. She’s rejected by her crush Ted. Everett, a university professor “who’s made a study of beauty in the American culture,” tells Francie about a homely girl who believed she was beautiful and people treated her that way. Francie has “all the qualities that could make for beauty” but her poor self-image makes her seem plain. Everett puts Francie through a strict makeover regimen. Francie wins the Miss Indiana beauty pageant and now Ted is interested in her, but she discovers she doesn’t want him. Francie and Everett have fallen in love.
Keywords
beauty pageant

Remember the Little Things! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Women who remember their boyfriends' preferences are more likely to get that wedding ring.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Spring Fever (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Heart of the Northland! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Sally Merritt; Johnny Edwards; Chuck Forrest; Aunt Helen
Synopsis
Sally is determined to become a famous skier, and deprecates Johnny because he is more interested in going to medical school. She even thinks he may be a coward. Olympic champion Chuck trains Sally and also makes romantic overtures when they're in a mountain cabin. Johnny appears and warns Chuck and Sally that a blizzard will soon close the trails, trapping them, and Sally insists they take a dangerous route back home. Chuck proves to be a coward on the trip and Johnny has to rescue him. Sally now realises Johnny is the man for her.
Keywords
skiing

Indexer Notes

Tentative pencils credit from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card attached to online scanned version. Previous indexer listed John Rosenberger but this appears to refer to the previous (1-page) story in the issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Flight from Love!
  2. 1. Flight from Love!
  3. 2. Don't Marry for Money!
  4. 3. You've Got to Think You're Beautiful!
  5. 4. Remember the Little Things!
  6. 5. Spring Fever
  7. 6. Heart of the Northland!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Max Capp
  • Jim Walls
  • Mickey Coalwell