Adventures of John Doe (2003 ACG) comic books
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.