(April-May 1955)

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
I just happened ta think---I forgot to do my homework!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy
Keywords
hot air balloon

Indexer Notes

Cover scene is from first interior story: "Come, Josephine, in my Fying Machine!"

Come, Josephine, in My Flying Machine! (Table of Contents: 1)

Solid Jackson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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Job Number
A-99
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy; Judy Farrell; Slim; Portia Karloff; Slim
Synopsis
Natch and Judy take Jackson and Portia to the Air Show, where Jackson and Natch get caught in a runaway hot air balloon. They land in the jungle where they have to escape from cannibals.
Keywords
air show; cannibals; helicopter; hot air balloon; jungle; matches; shadow pictures

Indexer Notes

The title is the same as the title of a 1910 popular song.

Lemonade, Sir? (Table of Contents: 2)

Solid Jackson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Job Number
A-98
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Mrs. Jackson
Synopsis
Jackson decides to open a lemonade stand, but ends up drinking it all himself.
Reprints
Keywords
lemonade stand; motorcycle policeman

A Girl Called! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Spud Dennison; Hepzibah Tizzle
Synopsis
Spud's mother tells him a girl called, but she didn't get her name. Curiosity about who called obsesses Spud the rest of the evening.
Keywords
telephone

Everything's Relative (Table of Contents: 4)

Buster / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Buster; Gallileo (aka Cornwall, the Crying Crooner)
Synopsis
Buster and the boys are stuck in town because they don't have any money to go to a steak fry at the beach. Buster's cousin Gallileo happens by and happens to have $50.
Keywords
beach; comic books; steak fry; telephone

Indexer Notes

The soda shop owner won't let the boys read his comic books without paying. A footnote defining "got the message" slang is on page 2.

That Extra Dollar (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Alec Rogers; Caswell McDuff
Synopsis
Alec decides that he must have the three-toned sports jacket in the store window and makes the supreme sacrifice of baby-sitting Caswell McDuff, the terror of the neighborhood!
Keywords
baby-sitting; sports jacket

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

Solid Jackson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Woddeya mean, you're doing all the work?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Solid Jackson; Natch Kilroy; Slim; Judy Farrell; Mrs. Kilroy
Synopsis
Jackson goes looking for Natch, but can't find him. While waiting at Natch's house, he ends up doing all of Natch's chores.
Keywords
baseball; beating rugs; burning trash; fourth wall; lawn mowing; pianos

Indexer Notes

Jackson talks to the readers on page four.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I just happened ta think---I forgot to do my homework!"]
    Solid Jackson
  2. 1. Come, Josephine, in My Flying Machine!
    Solid Jackson
  3. 2. Lemonade, Sir?
    Solid Jackson
  4. 3. A Girl Called!
  5. 4. Everything's Relative
    Buster
  6. 5. That Extra Dollar
  7. 6. ["Woddeya mean, you're doing all the work?"]
    Solid Jackson
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Darrel McCann
  • Peter Croome