(April-May 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)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Juliet?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy; Judy Farrell; Portia
Keywords
balcony; Juliet; Romeo

The Midterm Break! (Table of Contents: 1)

Natch / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-36
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Solid Jackson; Judy Farrell; Portia; Mrs. Kilroy; Katie Kilroy; Miss Crunchpitt
Synopsis
School is out for two weeks for mid-winter break. The gang decides to charter a Pullman railroad car and go skiing in the mountains. However, while on a sidetrack, their car gets hitched to a train going to Florida.
Keywords
beach; class president; Florida; Pullman; railroad; skiing; winter break

"Welcome to the Bar-X Ranch, Miss Knothead!" (Table of Contents: 2)

Knothead Nancy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Nancy; Pecos Bill
Synopsis
Nancy goes to a dude ranch where she gets involved with a bear and a bandit.
Keywords
bandit; bear; dude ranch; horse; tickling; water pistol

The Right Kind of Girl (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance; teen
Characters
Freddie; Carole; Jane Hollis
Synopsis
Glamourous Carole refuses to go to a dance with Freddie because he can't dance. Freddie gets dancing lessons from a less-pretty girl in a nearby town who is an excellent dancer and who turns out to be a lot nicer than Carole.
Keywords
dancing lessons

The Big Buildup! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Kilroys / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-46
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Solid Jackson; Mr. Kilroy; Judy Farrell; Mr. Bonecrusher
Synopsis
Jackson tries out for the football team but gets crushed. Natch tries to build him up with a weight-lifting program, but all Jackson does is ruin Mr. Bonecrusher's rosebush, which gets Mr. Kilroy in trouble. Trying to build up his confidence, Natch paints some light weights as heavy weights, but Mr. Kilroy tries them first and gets an inflated idea of how strong he is.
Keywords
football; rosebushes; water boy; weight-lifting

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Jitterbuck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gordon [as Dan G.] (signed)
Inks
Dan Gordon [as Dan G.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That infernal racket will drive me...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jitterbuck; his father; his mother
Synopsis
Irritated by Jitterbuck's drum-playing, his father takes a turn at the drum set and lets his frustrations take over.
Keywords
drums

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint.

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

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

Romantic Yarn (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance; teen
Characters
Linda Sue
Synopsis
While she's knitting on the bus, Linda Sue wonders who'll take her to the dance. When she drops her ball of yarn it gets tangled in the feet of a handsome boy.
Keywords
bus; knitting

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1953 (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Richard E. Hughes (editor)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1953. No circulation figures given.

Solid Jackson, Poet! (Table of Contents: 9)

That Kilroy Krew / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-35
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Portia; Natch Kilroy; Judy Farrell; Arbuthnot Allen; Miss Crunchpitt
Synopsis
The girls fall for the new boy, who recites romantic poetry. Jackson tries to become a poet, but only one he impresses is Miss Crunchpitt.
Keywords
juke box; poetry

Indexer Notes

The splash panel is the same as the cover, but the scene doesn't appear in the story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This is Juliet?"]
    Solid Jackson
  2. 1. The Midterm Break!
    Natch
  3. 2. "Welcome to the Bar-X Ranch, Miss Knothead!"
    Knothead Nancy
  4. 3. The Right Kind of Girl
  5. 4. The Big Buildup!
    The Kilroys
  6. 5. ["That infernal racket will drive me..."]
    Jitterbuck
  7. 6. ["I'm afraid of wild animals in these woods-"]
    Pud; Dubble Bubble; Fleer
  8. 7. Romantic Yarn
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1953
  10. 9. Solid Jackson, Poet!
    That Kilroy Krew
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