(December 1943)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
Monthly except January and June
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An MLJ Magazine
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Color
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Who Killed Rock Robin? (Table of Contents)

Black Hood; Pokey Oakey; Suzie; Senor Siesta; Dotty and Ditto / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Black Hood; Pokey Oakey; Suzie; Senor Siesta; Dotty and Ditto

["After breaking up a bogus medicine show gang..."] (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; Doctor Zook; Ali Baba; Jesse James
Synopsis:
Pokey is part of Doctor Zook's great experiment into the supernatural.
Keywords:
hillbilly

["I the Black Hood do solemly swear..."] (Table of Contents)

Black Hood / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clem Weisbecker [as Clem] (signed)
Inks:
Clem Weisbecker [as Clem] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Barbara Sutton (reporter); Sergeant McGinty; Mrs. Marion; Kalimar (mystic) [Glass Eye Gannet]
Synopsis:
A mystic and spiritualist gets his customers to tell where they keep their valuables, then later robs them.
Reprints:

["Caramba! I escape!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Senor Siesta; Senor M.J.R.Q.V. Mopo (inventor)
Synopsis:
The inventor needs an assistant to help sell his amazing product.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Don Dean, but the many close-up faces with big noses, and the heavy inking are all by Vigoda. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["What's this? Suzy on a yacht?"] (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Claire S. Moe
Pencils:
Claire S. Moe (signed)
Inks:
Claire S. Moe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzy; Mrs. Snobsnoot
Synopsis:
Suzy is hired as a governess.

["Nothing like a good healthful walk..eh, Waldo!"] (Table of Contents)

Snoop McGook / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Snoop McGook; Waldo (squirrell); Sam (robber); Joe (robber)
Synopsis:
Snoop chases two robbers.

["We open our story in St. Pete's hangout..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gloomy Gus [Gus Gloompuss]; St. Pete; Gabby; Caveman
Synopsis:
Gus and Gabby are back in the stone age.

"It is winter again..." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
The 3 Monkey-Teers [Sassafras; Small Fry; Yehudi]; Stupidman [Egbert]; Hermit
Synopsis:
The monkeys and Stupidman are out skiing

["Dotty and Ditto with their Indian pal..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Dotty; Ditto (parrot); Dottum (indian); Smokey (tramp); Stinkey (tramp)
Synopsis:
The $2000 Dotty and her friends have won at the rodeo is stolen by two tramps.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Who Killed Rock Robin?
    Black Hood; Pokey Oakey; Suzie; Senor Siesta; Dotty and Ditto
  2. 1. ["After breaking up a bogus medicine show gang..."]
    Pokey Oakey
  3. 2. ["I the Black Hood do solemly swear..."]
    Black Hood
  4. 3. ["Caramba! I escape!"]
    Senor Siesta
  5. 4. ["What's this? Suzy on a yacht?"]
    Suzie
  6. 5. ["Nothing like a good healthful walk..eh, Waldo!"]
    Snoop McGook
  7. 6. ["We open our story in St. Pete's hangout..."]
    Gloomy Gus
  8. 7. "It is winter again..."
    The 3 Monkey-Teers and Stupidman
  9. 8. ["Dotty and Ditto with their Indian pal..."]
    Dotty and Ditto
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  • Edgar Loftin
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  • Lou Mougin
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