(August-September 1950)

American Comics Group, 1947 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
B. & I. Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Kilroys / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Solid Jackson
Keywords
mermaid

Pop's Vacation (Table of Contents: 1)

The Kilroys / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

The Big Difference (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen

Engine Trouble Blues (Table of Contents: 3)

Natch and Jackson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp [as Hube] (signed)
Pencils
Bob Wickersham [as Wick] (signed)
Inks
Bob Wickersham [as Wick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

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

Sadie Stardust / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
---You mean the studio wants me for a job at last?
Genre
humor
Characters
Sadie Stardust; Henri
Synopsis
Sadie is excited to be cast in a film role and dons her best outfit, only to be sent to make-up to be garbed as an ugly witch.

Fair Exchange (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance; teen

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

Kilroy Kutups / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Wickersham ?
Inks
Bob Wickersham ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, coach, the first one's a fly ball...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Wilbur Morton; Judy; Mrs. Morton; Solid Jackson; Bob Hope; Joe; Chuck; Slim
Synopsis
The professional baseball team the Cleveland Indians arrive to play an exhibition game against the Pointfalls Argyles. Both Natch and wealthy Wilbur want to take Judy to the game.
Keywords
Bob Hope

Indexer Notes

Bob Hope, one of the owners of the Cleveland Indians at this time, appears as himself in this story.

Sugar 'N' Spice (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen

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

Moronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fresh!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moronica; Joe; Lucy
Synopsis
Tired of men ogling her while she tans on the beach, Moronica buys a sun lamp to tan at home. However, she's still watched by window washers and the male occupants (using binoculars) of a nearby building. Moronica borrows a dress shop mannequin to distract the peeping toms.

Indexer Notes

Moronica is portrayed as a reasonably intelligent, normal young woman in this story (i.e., not chronically dim-witted as in most of the other stories).

Music Hath Charms (Table of Contents: 9)

Solid Jackson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Wickersham ?
Inks
Bob Wickersham ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy; Wilbur Morton; Slim; Officer Farrell; Sgt. Dan Ryan
Synopsis
Wilbur's new car--with a fancy radio--lures the "pretty girls" away from Natch and Solid, who only have Natch's radio-less jalopy to offer.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Kilroys
  2. 1. Pop's Vacation
    The Kilroys
  3. 2. The Big Difference
  4. 3. Engine Trouble Blues
    Natch and Jackson
  5. 4. ["---You mean the studio wants me for a job at last?"]
    Sadie Stardust
  6. 5. Fair Exchange
  7. 6. ["Well, coach, the first one's a fly ball..."]
    Kilroy Kutups
  8. 7. Sugar 'N' Spice
  9. 8. ["Fresh!"]
    Moronica
  10. 9. Music Hath Charms
    Solid Jackson
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Darrel McCann
  • Peter Croome