Adventures of John Doe (2003 ACG) comic books
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Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Richard Hughes, credited as Shane O'Shea and Lafcadio Lee. Art by Pete Costanza, Ogden Whitney, Chic Stone and John Forte. A collection of sci-fi and adventure tales from classic 1950s ACG comics, featuring ordinary Joes in extraordinary circumstances. Henry Heffelman appears to be an ordinary grocer, but he belongs to a secret group preparing for the conquest of the world. Ted Foster falls in love with a ghost. The highlight is the Cold War classic There's a New Moon Tonight!, an epic 15-page time-capsule of Cold War paranoia and Space Race history from Herbie creators Richard Hughes and Ogden Whitney. The response to Sputnik from the top-secret Bureau of Space Penetration naturally results in conflict with an alien civilization. Featuring reprints from ACGs Adventures into the Unknown, Forbidden Worlds and Unknown Worlds. Born to Be a Grocer!; The Endless Chain!; The Many Lives of Mark Martin!; The Magic Bark!; Come Back, Cynthia!; There's a New Moon Tonight!; The Frontier in the Stars!; The Man Who Looked Backwards! 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $5.95.