(April-May 1949)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
B. & I. Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
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
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
caves; dinosaurs; lanterns; pith helmets; treasure chests

The American Comics Group! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Giants of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jon Blummer
Inks
Jon Blummer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Andrews; Betty; Edward Clinton; El-Rano; El-Clani
Synopsis
Egyptologist Tom Andrews leads an expedition to an ancient tomb where they find a giant mummy. The giant revives and tells them he is El-Rano, of an even more ancient race that was revered by the Egyptians as gods because of their advanced scientific knowledge.
Reprints
Keywords
Egypt; giants; mummies

The Affair of Room 1313 (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Abbott; Casper MacLeish; Ellen Rogers; Mr. Gregory
Synopsis
New insurance agent John Abbott is sent on a wild goose chase that has him selling a policy to ghosts and dying in the same way they did.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Let's Talk It Over! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from George Dyak, Mrs. Bullard, D. Golden, Richard Pivack, and Pauline Saltzman.

Back to Yesterday (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Starr (signed)
Inks
Leonard Starr (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Joseph Lawrence; Roger Lawrence; Margaret Anders; Margaret Blythe
Reprints

Specialist in Spooks (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charlie Sultan
Inks
Charlie Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Elliot O'Donnell; McKaye
Reprints

St. Mary's Specter (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Johnson
Reprints

Rescue Out of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Lily LeBecque; George LeBecque
Synopsis
After George LeBecque is wounded in their trapeze act, Lily must carry on, but she may not truly be flying solo.
Reprints

The Women Wore Black (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
Pete Riss
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jug Nason
Synopsis
Jug Nason and his partner are on the run from the law after a daring armed robbery. They murder a pair of young Gypsy women. In revenge, the old Gypsy woman casts a ritual against the pair of criminals. When they take refuge in an abandoned house, they are haunted by the dead Gypsies. The car they stole from the Gypsies crashes into the dilapidated structure.When the police track them down, the criminals are dead.
Reprints
Keywords
ghosts; gypsies
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The American Comics Group!
  3. 2. Giants of the Unknown
  4. 3. The Affair of Room 1313
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  6. 5. Back to Yesterday
  7. 6. Specialist in Spooks
  8. 7. St. Mary's Specter
    True Ghosts of History
  9. 8. Rescue Out of the Unknown
  10. 9. The Women Wore Black
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Kevin Olson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Rolf Gerdau
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mark Gordon
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann