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Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #70
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 70
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2071402013

    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Art by John Rosenberger. Tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A sailor finds treasure and terror in a ships graveyard in the Sargasso Sea; A WWII soldier takes shelter in a European castle that seems strangely familiar; A documentary photographer discovers a lost city in the frozen Arctic wastes. Forgotten Ocean; Always Faithful!; Mystery of the Marne; Miracle of the Ice! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 77

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Harry Lazarus, Ogden Whitney, Emil Gershwin, and John Rosenberger. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 79
    • Staple rust with migration.

    "My Fiancee Abigail," "The Ambassadors," and "The Secret of the Aztecs." Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Kurt Schaffenberger, John Rosenberger, and Harry Lazarus. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 87

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by John Rosenberger, Harry Lazarus, and Ruben Moreira. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 88

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Kurt Schaffenberger and John Rosenberger. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 91

    "Doom Foiled!" (art by Kurt Schaffenberger); "A Higher Power!" (art by Ogden Whitney); "The Heavyweight Champion" (art by Al Williamson); and "Remote Control!" Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Kurt Schaffenberger, Ogden Whitney, and Al Williamson. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #96
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 96
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split.

    "Space Adventurer," "Arizona Adventure!" (art by John Forte), "Treasure of the Santa Luisa," "Mr. Manning's Mirrors!" Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Edmond Good, John Forte, Al Williamson, Pete Costanza, and John Rosenberger. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #98
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 98

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Ogden Whitney and Harry Lazarus. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 100

    "The Head Man!" (art by Ogden Whitney); "Preliminary Hearing!"; "Phantom Submarine" (art by Paul Reinman); and "Nothing Ever Happens to Halloran!" (art by John Forte). Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney, Paul Reinman, and John Forte. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 103
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.

    "Reggie Rides a Rocket" (art by Ogden Whitney), "The Search" (art by John Rosenberger), "The Strange Stone" (art by Paul Reinman), and "The Captain's Secret." Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Richard Hughes, Ogden Whitney, Harry Lazarus, John Rosenberger, and Paul Reinman. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 106

    "The Men Who Cried Monster!" Script by Bob Standish, art by John Buscema. "The Man Who Knew!" Art by John Forte. "Riddle from Outer Space!" Script by Brad Everson, art by Dick Beck. "The Return of Dr. Maritain!" Script by Richard Hughes (as "Greg Olivetti"), art by Paul Reinman. "The Thing in the Tube!" Script by Curt Carpenter, art by Peter Abbott. Odgen Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #108
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 108

    "The Little Men" (script by Derek Rutherford, art by John Buscema); "The Hidden Talents of Archie Worple" (script by Brad Everson, art by Lloyd Cynwald); "The Saga of Jonah Jones" (art by Curt Carpenter); and "The Maelstrom" (script by Pierce Rand, art by John Rosenberger). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 110

    Cover art by Ogden Whitney. The Thing Called Jeremy!, script by Richard E. Hughes [as Shane O'Shea], art by Paul Reinman; Phineas Trimble builds an android that he passes off as his adult son, but they argue after the android falls in love with a girl and Trimble accidentally destroys his creation. They'll Never Believe Me!, script by Richard E. Hughes, art by John Forte. The Pipes of Pan, script by Richard E. Hughes [as Bob Standish], art by John Buscema. Dark Journey, script by Richard E. Hughes [as Thomas R. Drew], art by Paul Reinman. The Plant that Remembered!, script by Richard E. Hughes [as Jonathan Burns], art by Al Wenzel; Roger Dennis steals a golden idol from a tribe in the Amazon jungle, but the reach of vengeance follows him home and eventually forces him to confess. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #111
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 111

    "Gurr, Go Home" (script by Derek Rutherford, art by Odgen Whitney), "The Fantastic Fate of Ira Grimble" (script by Kermit Lundgren, art by Paul Reinman), "Mr. Universe" (script by Pierce Rand, art by John Forte), and "Oswald" (script by Curt Carpenter, art by Reinman). Whitney painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 112

    "247 Chapelle Drive" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Ogden Whitney), "The Cloak of Kilaui" (script by Brad Everson, art by John Forte), "Out of the Past" (script by Kermit Kundgren, art by Paul Reinman), and "Leave It To Your Fairy Godmother" (script by Derek Rutherford; art uncredited). Whitney painted cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 113
    • Water damage.

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Richard Hughes, (as Greg Olivetti, Frederick Masters, and Curt Carpenter), Ogden Whitney, John Forte, Emil Gershwin, and Dick Beck. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #114
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 114

    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes, credited as Shane O'Shea. Art by Paul Reinman, Al Wenzel, Dick Beck and Ogden Whitney. Tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A teen rebel finds something to rebel against after he is transported to an alien planet; A mysterious Pied Piper-like fellow is the only person who can save a town from a suffocating mist; A man who wants to know the future starts receiving tomorrows paper today. Delinquent in Outer Space!; Mystery of the Mist!; Magic Stone!; Just One Day Later! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #115
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 115
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    "Nightmare Among the Stars!" (script by Derek Rutherford, art by Paul Reinman); "The Children"; "The Old Man of the Sea!" (art by Richard Hughes as "Greg Olivetti," art by Ogden Whitney); and "History Repeats Itself!" (art by Whitney). Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #116
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 116

    "The Man Who Vanished!" (script by Bob Standish, art by Paul Reinman); "Illusion or Reality?"; "Out of the Unknown!" (script by Curt Carpenter, art by Al Williamson); and "The Sands of Time!" (script by Brad Everson, art by John Forte). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 117

    "The Spencer Special" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Ogden Whitney), "Out of This World" (script by Thomas R. Drew, art by Beck/Costanza), "Star of Destiny," and "The Fountain" (script by Charles LaCoste, art by Paul Reinman). Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #119
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 119

    "Three Eyes Look Earthward" (script by Richard Hughes as "Kurato Osaki"; art by Ogden Whitney); "If I Had It To Do Over Again" (script by Curt Carpenter, art by Leo Morey); and "The Mind-Reading Machine." Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #120
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 120
    • Water damage.

    "The Danger from Below!" (script by "Sven Larsen," art by John Forte); "Arctic Rescue"; "Broadcast from Nowhere!"; "The Pool of the Past!" (script by "Charles Lacoste," art by Ed Moritz). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 122

    "Return to Karonia" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"; art by Ogden Whitney); "Yesterday Still Lives"; and "Uncle Cosmo's Legacy" (script by Curt Carpenter, art by Ogden Whitney). Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #124
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 124

    "The Wand of the Witch" (script by Richard Hughes as "Pierre Alonzo"; art by Paul Reinman); "Enchanted Oasis"; "Space Probe" (art by Kenneth Landau); and "The Green Flame" (script by Hughes as "Ace Aquila"; art by John Rosenberger). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #125
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 125

    "Come Back, Cynthia!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Lafcadio Lee," art by Ogden Whitney); "The Invisible Menace!" (script by Derek Rutherford, art by John Rosenberger); and "The Immortal Ancient!" Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #126
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 126
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    "Heavenly Heavyweight!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Ogden Whitney); "The Highway to the Past!"; "Was He Psychic?"; and "A Tomb for Hussein Ali!" (script by Derek Rutherford, art by Edd Ashe). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #127
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 127

    "Howee-eeeee!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Paul Reinman); "Does E.S.P. Exist?"; "Scientific Ape"; and "There's a Long Way to Fall!" (script by Curt Carpenter, art by Pete Costanza). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #128
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 128

    "Ghost Dog" (script by Richard Hughes as "Kurato Osaki"; art by Pete Costanza); "Born to be a Grocer" (script by Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"); "Idle Dreamer" (art by Al Williamson/Roy Krenkel/Angelo Torres; reprint from Forbidden Worlds 63); and "Haunted Housing Development" (script by Hughes as "Ace Aquila"; art by Tom Hickey). Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #129
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 129

    "Prehistoric Island!" (script by Derek Rutherford, art by Pete Costanza); "They're Good Luck!"; "Unknown Rescuer!" (art by Ogden Whitney); and "The Man in the Picture!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Pierre Alonzo," art by Tom Hickey). Kurt Schaffenberger cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #131
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 131

    "Man of Mystery" (script by Richard Hughes as "Ace Aquila," art by Beck/Hamilton), "A Matter of Misfortune," and "Judas Goat" (script by Hughes as "Lafcadio Lee," art by Ogden Whitney). Whitney cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #133
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 133

    "Robertson's Robots" (script by Richard Hughes as "Pierre Alonzo"; art by Chic Stone); "Race into the Unknown"; and "The Two Jeremy Fosters" (script by Hughes as "Greg Olivetti"; art by Beck Hamilton). Robot cover by Ogden Whitney. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #135
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 135

    "Can You Take Her to the Stars" (script by Richard Hughes as "Kurato Osaki"; art by Ogden Whitney); "Gift of the Unknown" (script by Bob Standish; art by Tom Hickey); and "Buried by the Centuries." Whitney cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #136
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 136

    Cover art by Ogden Whitney. Magic? There's No Such Thing!, script by Kurato Osaki, art by Ogden Whitney. You'll Never Believe Me!, art by Harry Lazarus; Professor Johnson finds life on a tiny asteroid that fell from space. The Man Who Wasn't Himself, script by Kurato Osaki, art by Pete Costanza. Inside the Cave, pencils by Harry Lazarus, inks by Edd Ashe. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #137
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 137

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Zev Zimmer, Paul Reinman, Richard Hughes (as Pierre Alonzo and Kermit Lundgren), Chic Stone, and Tom Hickey. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #138
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 138

    "The Machine Named Spotty!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"; art by Ogden Whitney), "The Flame Girl!" (script by Hughes as "Greg Olivetti"; art by Beck/Hamilton), "Mysterious Leader" (art by John Forte), and "Take Your Picture, Lady?" (script by Hughes as "Ace Aquila"; art by Tom Hickey). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #139
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 139

    "A House Can't Be Haunted!" (script by Bob Standish, art by Chic Stone); "Little Magic Man!" (script by Pierce Rand, art by Tom Hickey); "Missing Fireworks"; and "The Girl on the Space-Screen!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Zev Zimmer"). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #140
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 140

    "Look Out for the Little Men!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Zev Zimmer," art by Chic Stone); "Bad Luck Omens"; "These Plants are Different!" (script by Hughes as "Ace Aquila," art by Edd Ashe); "You'll Sleep as if You Were Dead!" (script by Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"); and "16th Century Space Probe." Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 165,200. Ogden Whitney cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #141
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 141

    "I'll Find Another World!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Zev Zimmer," art by Ogden Whitney); "Courage Out of the Past!"; and "The Lion's Share!" (script by Curt Carpenter, art by Paul Reinman). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #142
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 142

    "The Magic Bark!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Chic Stone); "He's Watching Over Me!"; "I Wouldn't Make the Same Mistake Again!" (script by Hughes as "Zev Zimmer," art by Paul Reinman); and "The Girl Outside." Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #143
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 143

    "Old Ya-Hoooo!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea"; art by Chic Stone); "Through the Veil!"; and "You Can't Teach Fairy Tales!" (script by Hughes as "Zev Zimmer," art by Gerald McCann). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #144
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 144

    "What a Picture It Would Make!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Chic Stone); "Coward!"; "Cursed Sword" (script by "Charles Lacoste," art by Tom Hickey); and "Welcome to a Hero!" (script by Brad Everson, art by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #145
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 145
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    "The Making of a Man!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Zev Zimmer"; art by Chic Stone), "Package From Abroad" (art by John Forte), and "The Spectral Steno!" (script by Hughes as "Ace Aquila"; art by Paul Reinman). Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #146
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 146

    "The Ghost-Killer Who Vanished!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Kurato Osaki," art by Chic Stone); "Strange Planet!" (script by Hughes as "Zev Zimmer," art by Citron/Costanza); "Premonition of Death"; and "The World Below!" Kurt Schaffenberger cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #147
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 147

    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. It's Going to Happen Tomorrow!, script by Richard Hughes [as Zev Zimmer], art by Ogden Whitney. I've Got to Protect Nettie!, script by Kurato Osaki, art by Paul Reinman; Confederate Army Major Richard Truesdale is able to secure his wife and daughter's safety and hide the family fortune before he is shot by Union soldiers; He is transported to the present day, where he dies of his wounds, but not before he is able to tell his only surviving descendant where he hid the fortune. Haunted Canyon, script by Richard Hughes [as Sven Larsen], art by Pete Costanza. I was Different!--Fanfare Series, art by Sam Citron. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #148
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 148

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger. Stories by Richard Hughes (as Shane O'Shea and Pierre Alonzo), Ogden Whitney, Pete Costanza, Dick Beck, Pete Costanza, and Chic Stone. Spine-chilling tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural—prepare yourself for Adventures into the Unknown! 36 pages, full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #149
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 149

    "Medal of Honor!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Chic Stone); "Medicine Man's Curse" (art by Bob Standish, art by Pete Costanza); and "Watch Your Step, Fella!" Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #150
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 150

    "Taboo Territory!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Ace Aquila," art by Bob Jenney); "We Are Being Invaded!" (script by Hughes as "Zev Zimmer," art by Citron/Costanza); and "Happy New Year." Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #152
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 152

    "The Gravy Train!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Kurato Osaki," art by Johnny Craig); "Suspicious People!" (script by Hughes as "Zev Zimmer," art by George Wilhelms); "The Ghostly Patrol!" (script by Pierce Rand, art by Hy Eisman); and "Lucky Shield!" One-page Herbie strip/ad, "This is Herbie" (art by Ogden Whitney). Kurt Schaffenberger cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #153
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 153

    "Hero--First Class!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Kurato Osaki," art by Pete Costanza); "Cute as a Button!" (art by Paul Reinman); and "The Eiffel Tower Phantom!" (script by Hughes as "Ace Aquila," art by Citron/Hickey). One-page Herbie strip/ad, "The Greatest" (art by Ogden Whitney). Kurt Schaffenberger cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #156
    Adventures into the Unknown (1948 ACG) 156
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3831440012

    Nemesis stars in "The Ghost Who Loved a Girl!" (script by Richard Hughes as "Shane O'Shea," art by Pete Costanza). Other stories include "Gift From the Beyond," "The Town That Vanished," and "The Pressure is All Mine!" (script by Charles Lacoste, art by Paul Reinman). Costanza cover.l Cover price $0.12.