(February-March 1950)

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.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
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

[Snow Monster] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Edvard Moritz
Inks
Edvard Moritz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
monsters; sailing ships; snow

Shadow of the Panther (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Robert Lewis; Mona
Synopsis
Robert Lewis comes up with a spray to bring things back from the dead, but when they do come back, they change form. A panther becomes a woman that he wants to marry, but he finds out that she never really stopped being a panther!
Reprints

No Answer (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Vinny
Synopsis
Vinny kills a man, then gets a phone call through a disconnected phone.
Reprints

The Thing at the Bottom of the Sea (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Mitchell; Undine
Synopsis
John Mitchell dives for gold, but finds a woman named Undine who haunts him for 50 years instead.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Two letters and the winners of a writing contest are announced, including Nelson Bridwell, who's 3rd place story is in this issue.
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Indexer Notes

Letters from T. Tomkiewicz and Chas. E Steed.

The Case of the Haunted Boy (Table of Contents: 5)

"True" Ghosts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis
A Washington, D.C. boy is thrown around and noises follow him.
Reprints

When the Shaman Walked (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Uncle Mack; Winnie; Charley
Synopsis
A night-watchman in a museum and his niece are protected from crooks by a statue of a Siberian Shaman.
Reprints

The Gray One (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell [as Nelson Bridwell]
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frank Clinton
Synopsis
Frank Clinton goes out hunting and kills a wolf that had been terrorizing a small French village, but when he gets home, the head of the wolf that he had kept as a trophy has turned into a human head.
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Indexer Notes

Nelson Bridwell won third prize in a writing contest and had this story published. Most likely this is his earliest comic book work (approximately 19 years old).

Spirit of Frankenstein [Part 4] (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dan Warren; Marcia; Burt
Reprints

Clouded Crystal (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
No circulation figures. Owners are B. W. Sangor and Frederick H. Iger.

The Man in the Mirror (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
R. S. Pious [as R. S. P.]
Inks
R. S. Pious [as R. S. P.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A "crackpot" comes to the offices of Adventures Into The Unknown and forces the editor into a mirror world.
Reprints

The Poet Who Returned from the Dead! (Table of Contents: 12)

"True" Ghosts of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Characters
Dante; Pietro
Synopsis
Dante returns as a ghost to tell where the 13th canto is.
Reprints

The Boy Who Could Fly! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney
Inks
Bob Jenney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bobby Wilson; Johnny
Synopsis
Bobby Wilson learns he can fly, a gift from his father.
Reprints

Throw Up Your Hands! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Snow Monster]
  2. 1. Shadow of the Panther
  3. 2. No Answer
  4. 3. The Thing at the Bottom of the Sea
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  6. 5. The Case of the Haunted Boy
    "True" Ghosts
  7. 6. When the Shaman Walked
  8. 7. The Gray One
  9. 8. Spirit of Frankenstein [Part 4]
  10. 9. Clouded Crystal
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership
  12. 11. The Man in the Mirror
  13. 12. The Poet Who Returned from the Dead!
    "True" Ghosts of History
  14. 13. The Boy Who Could Fly!
  15. 14. Throw Up Your Hands!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gary Henderson
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