(Fall 1948)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
B. & I. Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes] (credited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Edvard Moritz
Inks
Edvard Moritz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
bats; haunted houses

To Our Readers (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
Dan Gordon
Inks
Dan Gordon
Letters
Dan Gordon

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The Werewolf Strikes (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils
Edvard Moritz
Inks
Edvard Moritz
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Wilder; Pierre; Jacques; Barbara; Monahan
Synopsis
They captured a timber wolf, but it was instead a werewolf!
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The Living Ghost (Table of Contents: 3)

Living Ghost / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Tony Brand; Gail Leslie; Jean; Ned; Dr. VanDyke; Malevo
Synopsis
Train wrecked, man strangled, cars thrown over cliffs; could it be the supernatural? Malevo, Satan's first lieutenant, lives and is looking for a queen!
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Institute of Psychic Research.
Story line to be continued.

Voodo (Table of Contents: 4)

Strange Spirits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
King Ward
Inks
King Ward
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Painted Grave (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Belknap Long ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton; typeset

Characters
John Drake
Reprints

It Walked by Night (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; horror-suspense
Characters
Squire Aram; Philip; Roger; Sylvia; John Tenant; Ken; Stephen Carew
Reprints

The Cursed Pistol (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edvard Moritz
Inks
Edvard Moritz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; horror-suspense
Characters
The Chevalier De Fraise
Reprints

The Castle of Otranto (Table of Contents: 8)

Tell Me a Ghost Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Belknap Long (adaptation)
Pencils
Al Ulmer
Inks
Al Ulmer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Alfonso Otranto; Manfred; Isabella; Theodore (heir to Otranto Castle); Justin; Anne
Reprints

Indexer Notes

adapted from novel by Horace Walpole

The Horrible Toys (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jane; Jimmy; Mrs. Meek
Reprints

The Vengeful Specter of Lord Tyrone (Table of Contents: 10)

True Ghosts of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edvard Moritz
Inks
Edvard Moritz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lord Tyrone; Lady Beresford; Dr. Herwood
Reprints

Haunted House (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils
King Ward [as W.] (signed)
Inks
King Ward [as W.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Fred Eager (detective); Benny Beaver (detective); Lorna Brent; Horace Brent (ghost); Fielding (crooked lawyer); Jones (crooked lawyer)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

cover story

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. To Our Readers
  3. 2. The Werewolf Strikes
  4. 3. The Living Ghost
    Living Ghost
  5. 4. Voodo
    Strange Spirits
  6. 5. The Painted Grave
  7. 6. It Walked by Night
  8. 7. The Cursed Pistol
  9. 8. The Castle of Otranto
    Tell Me a Ghost Story
  10. 9. The Horrible Toys
  11. 10. The Vengeful Specter of Lord Tyrone
    True Ghosts of History
  12. 11. Haunted House
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