(January 1959)

American Comics Group, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard Hughes
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

On the Rebound (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Bald ?
Inks
Ken Bald ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
romance
Characters
Rod Ferris; Cora

Indexer Notes

Possible Bald art per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited John Forte on pencils and inks.

On the Rebound! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Rod Ferris; Eleanor Briggs; Cora
Synopsis
Successful investment counselor Rod discovers his girlfriend Cora has been cheating on him. They break up. Rod starts dating Eleanor, a new client, and she says she was also recently jilted by a lover. Rod and Eleanor fall in love, but she confesses that she made up the story about being dumped because she was attracted to Rod. Rod doesn’t care.

Display Of Affection (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Don't Be A Man-Chaser! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Nell Fenton; Stan Hartman; Mrs. Hartman
Synopsis
Nell is aggressive in her pursuit of Stan, but he chooses a “quiet, retiring type” to be his bride.

Love Knows No Competition (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Carol Long; Mr. Forzon; Faith Rogers; Bill
Synopsis
Carol, a junior fashion designer, refuses to marry architect Bill until she proves she “can be equally successful at a job of my own,” believing he won’t respect her otherwise. Carol buys some dress designs from novice Faith, passing them off as her own work, and is promoted at work. Faith shows up later because she needs more money for her sick father, and Bill learns the truth. He breaks up with Carol. Carol sells her wedding trousseau and gives the money to Faith. When Bill finds out, he asks Carol to marry him and she agrees.
Reprints

Modern vs. Old-Fashioned (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Romance a la Flapjack! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ella Lansing; Alfredo; Maurice
Synopsis
Ella is hired by the Hot Griddle Restaurant to flip pancakes in their show window. Her boss Alfredo says she's nearly as good as the "Great Maurice" at the Busy Broadway Cafe. She becomes popular with customers but is lonely. Ella is distracted by a man staring at her intently as she works, loses her skill, and is fired. She discovers Maurice is the man who spooked her. Her antics cause him to be fired as well. They admit they love each other and open a pancake restaurant together.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. On the Rebound
  2. 1. On the Rebound!
  3. 2. Display Of Affection
  4. 3. Don't Be A Man-Chaser!
  5. 4. Love Knows No Competition
  6. 5. Modern vs. Old-Fashioned
  7. 6. Romance a la Flapjack!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • John P. Selegue
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mickey Coalwell