(October-November 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
Who's excited?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson
Keywords
police; swimming

Calling Doctor Headbone (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-93
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Portia; Dr. Headbone; Montgomery (frog)
Synopsis
Portia sends Jackson to a psychiatrist for a psychoanalysis, but he drives the doctor crazy.
Keywords
camel; frog; fudge; hypnotism; psychiatrist; x-rays

Indexer Notes

At one point Jackson is hypnotized into thinking he is Rudolf Valentino, as The Sheik.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Woofus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me! Didn't I meet you at....
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Woofus
Synopsis
Woofus tries to pick up girls but is always turned down.
Reprints

The Stern Voice of Duty (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Charlie Holmes; Mrs. Holmes; Mr. Holmes; Ursula
Synopsis
Charlie is upset about entertaining his cousin Ursula for the weekend, but decides to do it out a sense of duty. Of course, Ursula turns out to be "the prettiest, brightest-looking, fluffiest little blonde Charlie had even seen."
Keywords
cousin

No News Is Good News (Table of Contents: 4)

Jitterbuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jitterbuck Jones; Zoot; The Brain; Miss Bibblesnicker
Synopsis
Jitterbuck get a job with a newspaper. He covers a boxing match but gets beaten up by one of the boxers. Zoot gets an assignment for a society wedding and bungles it, while Jitterbuck comes up with a story on the housing shortage.
Keywords
boxing; housing shortage; newspaper

Public Secret (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Linny; Michael
Synopsis
Linny and Michael swear to keep their romance a secret, but Linny has to telephone a friend and tell her the news. Then the friend calls all her other friends. Linny then gets made at Michael because she accuses him of telling everyone.
Keywords
gossip; telephone

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

Chuck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man, that's mad! How do ya do it, Max?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck; Max; Chuck's father; Chuck's mother
Synopsis
Everyone complains about the pile of junk Chuck drives, but that all changes once he gets a girl.

To the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 7)

Natch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Solid Jackson
Synopsis
When Natch gets a summer job at a camp as a lifeguard surrounded by pretty girls, Jackson decides that's the job for him. He gets a lifeguarding job, but the clientele is a little different.
Keywords
lifeguard; summer camp; summer job

Indexer Notes

At the employment office, there's sign that says "Wanted: cartoonist."

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

Ickey Ike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got a pen I can borrow, Bill?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ickey Ike; Bill
Synopsis
Ickey borrows all the items necessary to write a letter to his friend's girlfriend.
Reprints
Keywords
letter
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Who's excited?"]
    Solid Jackson
  2. 1. Calling Doctor Headbone
    Solid Jackson
  3. 2. ["Pardon me! Didn't I meet you at...."]
    Woofus
  4. 3. The Stern Voice of Duty
  5. 4. No News Is Good News
    Jitterbuck
  6. 5. Public Secret
  7. 6. ["Man, that's mad! How do ya do it, Max?"]
    Chuck
  8. 7. To the Rescue!
    Natch
  9. 8. ["Got a pen I can borrow, Bill?"]
    Ickey Ike
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