(August-September 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

Issue Notes

The cover and first story are in "Truevision" 3-D effect with black panel backgrounds.

Keywords
3-D; Truevision

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Solid Jackson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This hasta happen in 'Be Kind to Animals' week!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy (cameo)
Keywords
3-D; Truevision

Indexer Notes

Truevision 3-D effect.

Who's Zoo! (Table of Contents: 1)

Solid Jackson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy; Mr. Kilroy
Synopsis
Jackson and Natch send away for some small animals, but the elderly business owner keeps sending them large animals--lynx, goat, bear, and gorilla--who keep attacking Mr. Kilroy.
Keywords
3-D; bear; goat; gorilla; lynx; monkeys; Truevision; zoo

Indexer Notes

Story has Truevision 3-D effect with black page backgrounds.

The Athletic Type (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Susie; Diane; Gary Simpkins
Synopsis
Gary overhears Susie talking to her friend about "athletic" boys and decides to become an athlete to impress her. Unfortunately, he only heard part of the conversation.

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

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

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

Prince Valiant; House of Miniatures / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You didn't forget ta close the tail gate, didja, Jackson?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Solid Jackson; Judy
Synopsis
Natch gets a summer job delivering ice. Jackson goes along to help, but just causes trouble.
Keywords
delivery; ice; Laurel & Hardy; Music Box; penguins; sculpture; swimming pool

Indexer Notes

One sequence has Natch and Jackson lugging a block of ice up an endless set of stairs to a house on top of a hill, the same gag as in Laurel & Hardy's "The Music Box" Academy Award-winning short film from 1932.

Double Trouble Plus! (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Billy; Murph; Professor Burton; Mr. Miller
Synopsis
Billy doesn't want to take his report card home, because he's flunked math and his father manufactures adding machines.
Keywords
adding machines; report cards

Gotta Get Away from Wimmen! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Job Number
A-57
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Solid Jackson; Slim; Wilbur Morton; Judy; Portia; Hard-Boiled Hennessey; Mabel
Synopsis
When they are given the air by their girls, Natch and Jackson decide to go fishing at a cabin in the hills to "get away from wimmen!" To complicate matters, a bank robber and his girlfriend are hiding out at the cabin up the road.
Keywords
bank robber; cabin; fishing; flat tire; mountains; movie star
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This hasta happen in 'Be Kind to Animals' week!"]
    Solid Jackson
  2. 1. Who's Zoo!
    Solid Jackson
  3. 2. The Athletic Type
  4. 3. ["Let's go see the lions and tigers now-"]
    Pud; Dubble Bubble; Fleer
  5. 4. ["By the thunder in my great sword--Here's exciting new fun!"]
    Prince Valiant; House of Miniatures
  6. 5. ["You didn't forget ta close the tail gate, didja, Jackson?"]
    Kilroy Kapers
  7. 6. Double Trouble Plus!
  8. 7. Gotta Get Away from Wimmen!
    Natch Kilroy
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Darrel McCann
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