(February-March 1954)

American Comics Group, 1947 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard E. Hughes (credited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Solid Jackson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
New around here, ain'tcha, doll?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy; Judy
Keywords
chimpanzee; ice-skating

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

Kilroy Kutups / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Job Number
A6
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is some book!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy
Synopsis
Jackson and Natch decide to wash cars to earn some money. Jackson manages to get in trouble with the cop on the beat.
Keywords
car wash; fourth wall; trolley cars

Indexer Notes

Jackson talks to the readers on page three.

A Living Doll (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ted; Bert; Violet
Synopsis
Bert is unhappy because his mother has invited her friend's rather sad-looking daughter to spend two weeks with his family. Bert's friend Ted sees the situation in a different light.

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

The Brain / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, that's that!
Genre
humor
Characters
The Brain
Synopsis
The Brain designs and builds a boat called "Neversink," but it doesn't live up to its billing.
Reprints
Keywords
blueprints; boat

Taffy-Daffy (Table of Contents: 4)

Katie Kilroy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Job Number
A
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Katie Kilroy; Mrs. Kilroy; Mr. Kilroy; Solid Jackson; Portia
Synopsis
On a rainy day, Katie invites the gang over for a taffy-pull.
Keywords
candy; cooking; taffy

The Brat (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica; Petie; Harcourt
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't want her kid brother around when her date comes to visit. However, after watching her brother try to be nice to the boy and being rebuffed, she has second thoughts about her date.

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

Jitterbuck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
So I repeat...anyone coming late tomorrow morning stays in after school!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jitterbuck Jones; Miss Bibblesnicker; Patricia Cartersnoot; Crimewave Corrigan; Zoot (cameo); Cookie (cameo)
Synopsis
Jitterbuck leaves early so he won't be late for school, but on the way he captures a criminal, saves a lady from being hit by a car, and returns a lost girl to her family. Of course, nobody believes him when he tells them why he's late for school.
Reprints
Keywords
fourth wall

Indexer Notes

Jitterbuck talks to the readers in the last panel.

The Gayest, Giddiest Teen-Age Comic You've Ever Read! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Indexer Notes

Promo for Cookie comics. Cover to Cookie #47 is depicted.

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

Kilroy Kapers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Job Number
A-14
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What're you doing, Jackson?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Solid Jackson
Synopsis
Jackson and Natch try to carry people's bags for tips at the train station. Jackson fouls everything up, as usual.
Keywords
baggage; hand-car; railroad; suitcase

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

Pud; Dubble Bubble; Fleer / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that we're at the North Pole, let's go exploring.
Characters
Pud; Butch; Janie
Synopsis
Pud and the gang are at the North Pole and find Eskimos like Dubble Bubble gum, too.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Dubble Bubble bubble gum. Frank H. Fleer Corp., Philadelphia, Pa.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["New around here, ain'tcha, doll?"]
    Solid Jackson
  2. 1. ["This is some book!"]
    Kilroy Kutups
  3. 2. A Living Doll
  4. 3. ["Well, that's that!"]
    The Brain
  5. 4. Taffy-Daffy
    Katie Kilroy
  6. 5. The Brat
  7. 6. ["So I repeat...anyone coming late tomorrow morning stays in after school!"]
    Jitterbuck
  8. 7. The Gayest, Giddiest Teen-Age Comic You've Ever Read!
    Cookie
  9. 8. ["What're you doing, Jackson?"]
    Kilroy Kapers
  10. 9. ["Now that we're at the North Pole, let's go exploring."]
    Pud; Dubble Bubble; Fleer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Darrel McCann
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