(April 1952)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
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
Ken Bald
Inks
Ken Bald
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
cemeteries; ghosts; graveyards; tombstones; werewolves

The Haunt of the Hyena (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
Bruce Andrews; Norma; Ryan; Hyena
Synopsis
Bruce and Norma are happy to find themselves the only heirs to the mansion of the 100 years missing John Andrews. That is until they met the Hyena.
Reprints

For Startling Supernatural Stories ... It's the Terrific Trio! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Man-Fish (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset; Ed Hamilton (header)

Characters
Seth Cardwell; Roscoe Purcell

Werewolf Valley (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Gates (signed)
Inks
Art Gates (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Duke Masters; Marta; Mike
Synopsis
Duke Masters buys Werewolf Valley to clear cut all the trees, despite his having the knowledge that werewolves will come out when their valley is disturbed.
Keywords
Werewolf

Indexer Notes

Artist signed on the final page.

Napoleon and the Crimson Spirit (Table of Contents: 5)

Ghosts of History / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
King Ward [as W__]
Inks
King Ward
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821); Crimson Spirit of Corsica
Synopsis
As long as the Crimson Spirit of Corsica is on Napoleon's side, Napoleon can not lose.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Richard Hughes?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from E. Divornitski (Bronx, NY) and Rosemary Gutkoski (Wilkes Barre, Pa).

The Ghouls Behind the Glass (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
Countess Feenda; Bruce Traynor; Jill
Synopsis
Countess Feenda has hired Jill to be her secretary. She's the 15th secretary in a month.

The Demon of the Deep (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
King Ward [as W.]
Inks
King Ward
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
Ken; Brenda; The Demon of the Deep
Synopsis
The Demon of the Deep is keeping fishing and other boats docked.
Reprints

Injun Rope-Trick (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset; Ed Hamilton (header)

Characters
Clem Parker

The Thing Without a Face (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Gates
Inks
Art Gates
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ann; Ned
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Haunt of the Hyena
  3. 2. For Startling Supernatural Stories ... It's the Terrific Trio!
  4. 3. The Man-Fish
  5. 4. Werewolf Valley
  6. 5. Napoleon and the Crimson Spirit
    Ghosts of History
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  8. 7. The Ghouls Behind the Glass
  9. 8. The Demon of the Deep
  10. 9. Injun Rope-Trick
  11. 10. The Thing Without a Face
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