(January-February 1952)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Preferred Publications, 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

Issue Notes

Issue date as given in indicia: "January-February, 1951-1952" [sic].


Exploring the Supernatural! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Bald
Inks
Ken Bald
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Gravestone on cover has "Hughes" as the last name, which is the editor's last name.

A Queen for the Voodoo Chief (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Cooper (signed)
Inks
Paul Cooper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Danny Keller; Jeri Adams [Nafaris]; Kufir; John Marberry
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Indexer Notes

Previous indexer stated this as written by Richard Hughes, however the story does not read like Hughes, and Hughes has stated that he edited, but didn't start writing for "Forbidden Worlds" until circa 1957.

Devil-Doomed Sandman (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joan; Donald
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The Fiend in Fur (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Wilhelms
Inks
George Wilhelms
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frank; Phyllis Hall
Synopsis
Frank tries to explain to Miss Hall why she shouldn't walk in the woods alone, but she finds out for herself what the fiend in fur is.
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The Spectral Sleepwalker (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Characters
Jeanne La Blazon; Richard the Lion-Hearted
Synopsis
Jeanne La Blazon is murdered in 1177, but still she waits for Prince Richard to return.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

From Your Editor- To You! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Announcement of the "L. F./ O. F. W." (Loyal Fans of Forbidden World") Club. Also mentions that "House of Horror" in this issue was written by two members of the Club. Letters from Helene Weiss, Josephine Eldes, and Ken Jorgowsky.
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Whirlpool of Death (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Nancy; Rex; Hela
Synopsis
Rex and Nancy are drowned and see ancient Viking warriors.
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The Undying (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Graham; Evans
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For Recommended Reading... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Doom of the Moonlings (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Wilhelms
Inks
George Wilhelms
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Bob; Joyce; Selena; Death
Synopsis
Bob and Joyce are confronted on a beach by Selena, Queen of the Moonlings, and are taken away to the moon.
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House of Horror (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Alice Carter; Ken Bainbridge; ?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Alice Carter; Ken Bainbridge; Dr. Amos Dunstan; Martha Dunstan; One-Eyed Foster; Scar-Face Mike
Synopsis
Alice and Ken try to get a job with Forbidden Worlds, but are turned down for inexperience. On their way home, they decide to investigate the old Dustan House and find that the ghosts of the old man and woman who lived there have been capturing burglars and living off their life energies for 20 years.
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Indexer Notes

Intro to story (and text page in this issue) claims that two main characters, Alice and Ken, are readers who submitted their story to the comic.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Exploring the Supernatural!
  2. 1. A Queen for the Voodoo Chief
  3. 2. Devil-Doomed Sandman
  4. 3. The Fiend in Fur
  5. 4. The Spectral Sleepwalker
    "True" Ghosts of History
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  7. 6. Whirlpool of Death
  8. 7. The Undying
  9. 8. For Recommended Reading...
  10. 9. The Doom of the Moonlings
  11. 10. House of Horror
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Ramon Schenk
  • arjay
  • Steven Rowe
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome