(June-July 1947)

American Comics Group, 1947 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1947
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
B. & I. Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

editor listed in indicia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kilroys / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Natch Kilroy

The Kilroys (Table of Contents: 1)

Kilroys / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A table of contents page.

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

Kollege Kapers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In this car, you pray as you enter
Genre
humor
Synopsis
four one-panel gag pieces.

Is Dad Mad? (Table of Contents: 3)

Kilroys / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
J. Edgar Kilroy (intro; the father); Emma Kilroy (intro, his wife, not named until the next story); Natch Kilroy (intro, the son); Katie Kilroy (intro, the daughter)
Synopsis
Edgar Kilroy can't get a quiet moment to prepare for his big speech at City Hall, and things go disastrously as a result.

Mother's Lovin' Oven (Table of Contents: 4)

Kilroys / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Emma Kilroy; Natch Kilroy; Katie Kilroy; Edgar Kilroy
Synopsis
Mrs. Kilroy bakes cookies for her Garden Club, but, despite her efforts to hide them, the family wipes them out before the meeting.

Cops and Papas (Table of Contents: 5)

Natch / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Judy (intro; girlfriend)
Synopsis
Natch is in such a hurry to get to his date with the new girl in town that he gets a series of tickets. Much to his chagrin, he finds out that the police officer who wrote the tickets is his date's father.

Jive Takes a Holiday (Table of Contents: 6)

Kilroys / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Edgar Kilroy; Emma Kilroy; Natch Kilroy; Katie Kilroy
Synopsis
Papa Kilroy tries to bring culture to the family by imposing a modern music ban in the house, playing classical music instead, until Mrs. Kilroy reveals the music that Papa listened to as a young man.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Kollege Kapers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder why my gal closes her eyes when I kiss her?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
four one-panel gag pieces.

Partners to the End (Table of Contents: 8)

Kilroys / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

True Love Runs Rough (Table of Contents: 9)

Natch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Judy
Synopsis
Natch gets jealous when Judy entertains a boy, and doesn't know that the boy is Judy's cousin. Natch gets involved with another girl, then it's Judy's turn for jealousy.

Oh, Swing-- Where Is Thy Sting? (Table of Contents: 10)

Kilroys / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Katie Kilroy; J. Edgar Kilroy; Emma Kilroy; Judy; Benny Goodwin
Synopsis
Natch and Katie tire of dropping all of their money into jukeboxes, and decide to start a Music Club at their house. Their initial shindig gets a boost when Benny Goodwin's tour bus breaks down outside of their house, and join in the fun.

Katie and the Man-Bait (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Katie Kilroy

Indexer Notes

text with spot illustration.

Fatal Footprints (Table of Contents: 12)

Natch / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Natch Kilroy; Judy; Sally
Synopsis
Natch is asked to pass a note forward to Sally in class, and when the note is intercepted and read to the class by the teacher, everyone thinks the love note is from Natch. Judy is furious, and Natch must win her back.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kilroys
  2. 1. The Kilroys
    Kilroys
  3. 2. ["In this car, you pray as you enter"]
    Kollege Kapers
  4. 3. Is Dad Mad?
    Kilroys
  5. 4. Mother's Lovin' Oven
    Kilroys
  6. 5. Cops and Papas
    Natch
  7. 6. Jive Takes a Holiday
    Kilroys
  8. 7. ["I wonder why my gal closes her eyes when I kiss her?"]
    Kollege Kapers
  9. 8. Partners to the End
    Kilroys
  10. 9. True Love Runs Rough
    Natch
  11. 10. Oh, Swing-- Where Is Thy Sting?
    Kilroys
  12. 11. Katie and the Man-Bait
  13. 12. Fatal Footprints
    Natch
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
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