(December 1950-January 1951)

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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
caves; monsters; pith helmets

Indexer Notes

You can see the original art to this cover in the July 29, 1952 episode (called "The Crooked Frame") of the tv series SUSPENSE. Actor Richard Kiley is suspected of murdering the creator of a comic book series called SALLY FORTH. You can see the episode in the DVD set called SUSPENSE THE LOST EPISODES Collection 1. Other American Comics Group original art covers featured in this episode are ADVENTURES INTO THE UNKNOWN (American Comics Group, 1948 series) 13 (October-November 1950), 15 (January 1951), 16 (February 1951), 17 (March 1951); OPERATION: PERIL (American Comics Group, 1950 series) 4 (April-May 1951); BLAZING WEST (American Comics Group, 1948 series) 15 (January-February 1951).

Land of the Zombies (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Lou Walton; Janet Walton; Vaudoux; Zandor
Reprints

Saving the Farmer's Crop (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal with His Jet-Propelled Bike; U. S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Pied Piper (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Fergus Jenkins
Reprints

The Haunted Morgue (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Emil Gershwin
Inks
Emil Gershwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Adele; Bernard Hampton; Frederic Swanson; John Wilkes Booth
Reprints

Revenge in Time (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Oswald Farnsworth; Phineas Farnsworth
Reprints

Double Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Dan Jansen; Homer; Thatcher
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Deanna Terry, Janet Bishop & Judy Irving, and C. Roland.

The Face in the Moonstone (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Van Fletcher; Lorna; Lilith
Synopsis
Scientist Van and his fiancee Lorna travel to an old abbey in France on a scientific expedition where they encounter Lilith, the ancient Queen of Darkness.
Reprints

Strange Thermometer (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Rodney Ferriss
Reprints

The Werewolf Strikes (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Spain Verral
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Hugh Dixon; Captain Alan Marboro; Hans Castorp; Marlene Lupus; Herr Burgomeister
Reprints

Indexer Notes

script credit via Will Murray in COMIC BOOK MARKETPLACE # 119 (January 2005)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Land of the Zombies
  3. 2. Saving the Farmer's Crop
    "U. S." Royal with His Jet-Propelled Bike; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  4. 3. The Pied Piper
  5. 4. The Haunted Morgue
  6. 5. Revenge in Time
  7. 6. Double Doom
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  9. 8. The Face in the Moonstone
  10. 9. Strange Thermometer
  11. 10. The Werewolf Strikes
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jerry Nagel
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