(November 1948)

American Comics Group, 1943 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Creston Publications Corp.
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

HA HA COMICS, published monthly and copyright, 1948, by Creston Publicatoins Corp., 420 DeSoto Ave., St. Louis 7, Missouri. Editorial Offices, 45 West 45th Street, New York 19, N. Y. Richard E. Hughes, Editor; Frederick H. Iger, Business Manager. Subscriptions (12 issues), $1.20; single copies, $.10; foreign postage extra. Entered as second class matter at the Post Office at St. Louis, Mo. No. 59, November, 1948, Printed in U.S.A.


[Halloween trick] (Table of Contents)

Izzy and Dizzy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren?
Inks:
Ken Hultgren?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Izzy; Dizzy; Pigs
Synopsis:
Izzy and Dizzy scare two trick-or-treating piglets with a genie from their magic lamp.

Today's "High-Style" Shoe Fashions... at down-to-earth prices! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Lovmee Shoes

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

[You won't have a chance to win that cup from the Rod and Reel Club!] (Table of Contents)

Izzy and Dizzy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
R

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Izzy; Dizzy; Piggybank G. Hoggans; Uncle Looie; Jake
Synopsis:
Izzy and Dizzy (bear cubs) use their magic lamp to help Uncle Looie defeat the cheater, Piggybank G. Hoggans, in the Rod and Reel Club's fishing contest.

Indexer Notes

Irregular shaped panel borders throughout the book.

No Vacancy! (Table of Contents)

Rodney Rabbit / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rodney Rabbit
Synopsis:
Rodney Rabbit learns a lesson about doing his own work when he tries to steal a winter home from a porcupine.

Those Bank-Robber Blues (Table of Contents)

Mr. Square / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Bradbury ?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mr. Square; Officer O'Rooney; Mr. Lucre; Slippery Sam
Synopsis:
Slippery Sam tricks Mr. Square, a key-making dog, into helping him rob the Last National Bank. Mr. Square foils the robbery by inadvertently locking Sam in the vault and gets a huge reward from Mr. Lucre, the bank owner.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited here to "Ken Hultgren?", changed to Jack Bradbury because it appears on a website created by his son (http://jbrad.org/spgm-1.4.7/index.php?spgmGal=Mr_Square).

[Dad! Dad! Guess What! Herkimer Ground Hogg just told me that his dad said he could knock your block off!] (Table of Contents)

Sam and Son / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sam; Sam's dad
Synopsis:
Sam's dad (a mouse) gets beaten up by Herkimer Ground Hogg's dad.

[Say, what's the matter, Squirrely?] (Table of Contents)

Squirrely / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Squirrely
Synopsis:
Squirrely wants to meet some new animal friends, so he leaves Mr. Jones's Woods and releases wild animals from the zoo. After creating havoc, the zoo animals are recaptured.

Indexer Notes

Artwork doesn't look like Ken Hultgren's.

Special Delivery---One Cat! (Table of Contents)

Charles the Cat / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Charles the Cat; Clyde
Synopsis:
Charles the Cat tries to mail himself to visit his rich sister in Boston, but forgets to put postage on the box.

[Wot am I?--I knows I'm a dorg, but wot kinds of dorg?--Oh, me!] (Table of Contents)

Robespierre / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Robespierre; Jasmine
Synopsis:
Robespierre tries to figure out what kind of dog he is. Jasmine, a skunk, joins The Alley Scavengers and is disguised as a raccoon and an elephant.

[Someone call my name? I say, did someone call?] (Table of Contents)

"Doc" E. Z. Duzit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
"Doc" E. Z. Duzit; Ethelbert; Barkdale
Synopsis:
"Doc" E. Z. Duzit tries to stop the foxhounds from chasing a fox by disguising himself as a fox, a hound and a kangaroo.

Indexer Notes

"Doc" E. Z. Duzit uses snuff to create a cloud of dust while he disguises himself.

Art formerly credited to "Ken Hultgren?" but changed because this story is credited to Jack Bradbury on his son's site: http://jbrad.org/spgm-1.4.7/index.php?spgmGal=Doc_EZ_Duzit

The Honey Trap (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Grizzle [Bear]; Chief of Police (bulldog); Norbert the Gorilla; Mr. Pig; Mr. Squirrel
Synopsis:
The bees capture Grizzle the bear by luring him to the top of a tree with honey, then cutting the tree down.

[Hey! What's that!] (Table of Contents)

Shilly and Shally / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Shilly Mouse; Shally Mouse; Chauncey Cat
Synopsis:
Shilly Mouse goes to visit his cousin at Haymow Farm. While he is gone, his cousin, a white mouse, shows up and Shally Mouse and Chauncey Cat think that he is Shilly's ghost.

[Enjoy Hilarious "Monkey-Shines" at your next Masquerade Party] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for rubber masks from Rubber-For-Molds, Inc.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated

[Let's Go, Pal! I'll prove I can make you an "all-around" he-man fast] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for body-building courses from Jowett Institute of Physical Culture

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; illustrated with cartoon strip

[Reducing Specialist Says: Lose weight where it shows most] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for weight reduction from The "Spot Reducer" Co.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; illustrated with photos of satisfied customers, Mary Martin and Miss Nancy Mace