(October-November 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
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy; Judy Farrell; Portia

It's an Ill Wind That Blows Good! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Kilroy Krew / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Solid Jackson; Emma Kilroy; J. Edgar Kilroy; Andy Jackson; Kuloaha; Dorothy La Fleur
Synopsis
Natch wins a boat. He and Solid set off for a sail but are caught in a storm. They wash up on a tropical island weeks later. Fortunately, it's one of the Hawaiian Islands and movie star Dorothy La Fleur is shooting a movie there, so the boys are rescued.

Indexer Notes

"Dorothy La Fleur" is a parody of Dorothy Lamour, known for her "sarong" pictures.

Record Ruse (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen

No Noise Is Good Noise! (Table of Contents: 3)

Natch / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Judge Seward; Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy; Officer Mike Farrell; Mayor; Edgar Kilroy; Emma Kilroy; Mortie; Judy Farrell; Mrs. Farrell
Synopsis
Natch's loud hot-rod runs afoul of the town's new anti-noise ordinance.

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

Betsy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Hartley [as Al] (signed)
Pencils
Al Hartley [as Al] (signed)
Inks
Al Hartley [as Al] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy socks, am I tired, mother!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betsy
Synopsis
Betsy feels tired and tells her mother that if Wilbur calls, she's washing her hair. Then she reconsiders - she's too tired to wash her hair, so she'll go out with Wilbur.

Baby-Sitting Blues (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen

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

Moronica / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're fired!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moronica; Clancy; Mrs. Melvin; Judge
Synopsis
A judge gives Moronica a week to find a job so she can pay her traffic fine or else she'll go to jail. She gets a job in a gas station. Moronica is not a good employee and the judge is one of her unfortunate customers.

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

Pepper / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (signed)
Pencils
Al Hartley (signed)
Inks
Al Hartley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What cooks, Pepper----you look low!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betsy; Cy
Synopsis
Betsy can't understand why her grades are low in school, as she thinks anyone as popular with boys as her deserves something better.

Bicycle Built for Two (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen

Ya Can't Win! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Kilroys / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Natch Kilroy; J. Edgar Kilroy; Emma Kilroy; Katie Kilroy; Mac; Solid Jackson; Dr. Miller; Sam Stone; Slim
Synopsis
Emma complains that her husband Edgar spends too much time at the Elks' club playing pool, so she buys a used pool table for their home. However, this disrupts their home life since Edgar's playing partners show up at the house instead. The Elks' club, sad at losing business, buys the table back and the Kilroy household returns to normal.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Kilroys
  2. 1. It's an Ill Wind That Blows Good!
    The Kilroy Krew
  3. 2. Record Ruse
  4. 3. No Noise Is Good Noise!
    Natch
  5. 4. ["Holy socks, am I tired, mother!"]
    Betsy
  6. 5. Baby-Sitting Blues
  7. 6. ["You're fired!"]
    Moronica
  8. 7. ["What cooks, Pepper----you look low!"]
    Pepper
  9. 8. Bicycle Built for Two
  10. 9. Ya Can't Win!
    The Kilroys
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