(February 1943)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An MLJ Publication
Editing:
Harry Shorten (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

America's Funniest Joke Book (Table of Contents)

Black Hood; Pokey Oakey; Suzie; Three Monkeyteers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Black Hood; Pokey Oakey; Suzie; Three Monkeyteers

["Clear the tents!"] (Table of Contents)

Pokey Oakey / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Dean (signed)
Pencils:
Don Dean (signed)
Inks:
Don Dean (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pokey Oakey; Col. Fuddy (Circus manager)
Synopsis:
Pokey fights an Australian kangaroo at the Circus.

Death Calls The Plays (Table of Contents)

The Black Hood Man of Mystery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Cooper
Inks:
Sam Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Barbara Sutton (reporter); Mike Duffey (football coach); Bruiser (football player); Zipper (football player)
Synopsis:
Black Hood fights crooked football managers.

Indexer Notes

Scary faces in close up are like Cooper's signed stories in #31 and #32.

["The Aztec Amazons..."] (Table of Contents)

Senor Siesta / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Dean (signed)
Pencils:
Don Dean (signed)
Inks:
Don Dean (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Senor Siesta; Sancho; Amazon Queen
Synopsis:
Senor Siesta and Pancho are to be sacrificed on the flaming altars of a strange cult.

"Gee whiz. Waldo...look at all these bills!" (Table of Contents)

Snoop McGook / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell
Inks:
Carl Hubbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Snoop McGook; Waldo (squirrell)
Synopsis:
McGook has to find money to pay his rent.

["Unluckier than most..."] (Table of Contents)

Gloomy Gus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Pencils:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gloomy Gus; St. Peter
Synopsis:
Gus gets another chance from St. Peter to pick himself a body.

["Now that i've finally arrived in Hollywood..."] (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Vivian Lipman (signed)
Pencils:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzy; Mr. Goldfarb
Synopsis:
Suzie gets job as a waitress.

["Percy for Class President"] (Table of Contents)

Percy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Pencils:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Percy Plummer; Butch
Synopsis:
Percy runs for Class President against Butch.

["Not so very long ago..."] (Table of Contents)

The 3 Monkey-Teers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Groggin (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Goggin (signed)
Inks:
Ed Goggin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The 3 Monkey-Teers [Sassafras; Small Fry; Yehudi]; Mr. Fagin; Stupidman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dotty and Ditto / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dotty (Intro); Ditto (Intro)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. America's Funniest Joke Book
    Black Hood; Pokey Oakey; Suzie; Three Monkeyteers
  2. 1. ["Clear the tents!"]
    Pokey Oakey
  3. 2. Death Calls The Plays
    The Black Hood Man of Mystery
  4. 3. ["The Aztec Amazons..."]
    Senor Siesta
  5. 4. "Gee whiz. Waldo...look at all these bills!"
    Snoop McGook
  6. 5. ["Unluckier than most..."]
    Gloomy Gus
  7. 6. ["Now that i've finally arrived in Hollywood..."]
    Suzie
  8. 7. ["Percy for Class President"]
    Percy
  9. 8. ["Not so very long ago..."]
    The 3 Monkey-Teers
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Dotty and Ditto
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