(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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clear the tents!
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: 2)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Aztec Amazons...
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: 4)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unluckier than most...
Genre
humor
Characters
Gloomy Gus; St. Peter
Synopsis
Gus gets another chance from St. Peter to pick himself a body.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that i've finally arrived in Hollywood...
Genre
humor
Characters
Suzy; Mr. Goldfarb
Synopsis
Suzie gets job as a waitress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Percy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Percy for Class President
Genre
teen
Characters
Percy Plummer; Butch
Synopsis
Percy runs for Class President against Butch.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not so very long ago...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The 3 Monkey-Teers [Sassafras; Small Fry; Yehudi]; Mr. Fagin; Stupidman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Related Scans
Series Information
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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