(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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed as Sahle')
Inks
Harry Sahle (signed as Sahle')
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who killed Rock Robin?
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Black Hood; Pokey Oakey; Suzie; Señor Siesta; Dotty and Ditto

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

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
After breaking up a bogus medicine show gang, who were fleecing the inhabitants of Catfish Creek, Pokey the hillbilly sheriff is approached by a mysterious stranger!!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Pokey Oakey; Doctor Zook; Ali Baba; Jesse James
Synopsis
Pokey is part of Doctor Zook's great experiment in the supernatural.
Keywords
hillbilly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, dear readers, if you will remember the last we saw of Señor Siesta, he was in a tight spot...
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Senor Siesta; Senor M.J.R.Q.V. Mopo
Synopsis
The inventor needs an assistant to help sell his amazing product.

Indexer Notes

The many close-up faces with big noses and the heavy inking are all by Vigoda.

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

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's this? Suzy on a yacht?
Genre
humor
Characters
Suzy; Mrs. Snobsnoot
Synopsis
Suzy is hired as a governess.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing like a good healthful walk..eh, Waldo!
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Snoop McGook; Waldo (squirrell); Sam (robber); Joe (robber)
Synopsis
Snoop chases two robbers.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We open our story in St. Pete's hangout...
Genre
humor
Characters
Gloomy Gus [Gus Gloompuss]; St. Pete; Gabby; Caveman
Synopsis
Gus and Gabby are back in the stone age.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I the Black Hood do solemnly swear that neither threats nor bribes nor bullets nor death itself -- shall keep me from fulfilling my sacred vow...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Barbara Sutton; Sergeant McGinty; Mrs. Marion; Kalimar [Glass Eye Gannet]
Synopsis
A mystic and spiritualist gets his customers to tell where they keep their valuables then later robs them.
Reprints

A True Fact Story (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Black Hood]
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
Ephraim Littlefield; Dr. John Webster
Reprints

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is winter again...
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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dotty and Ditto with their Indian pal...
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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Who killed Rock Robin?"]
    Black Hood; Pokey Oakey; Suzie; Señor Siesta; Dotty and Ditto
  2. 1. ["After breaking up a bogus medicine show gang, who were fleecing the inhabitants of Catfish Creek, Pokey the hillbilly sheriff is approached by a mysterious stranger!!!"]
  3. 2. ["Well, dear readers, if you will remember the last we saw of Señor Siesta, he was in a tight spot..."]
    Señor Siesta
  4. 3. ["What's this? Suzy on a yacht?"]
    Suzie
  5. 4. ["Nothing like a good healthful walk..eh, Waldo!"]
    Snoop McGook
  6. 5. ["We open our story in St. Pete's hangout..."]
    Gloomy Gus
  7. 6. ["I the Black Hood do solemnly swear that neither threats nor bribes nor bullets nor death itself -- shall keep me from fulfilling my sacred vow..."]
    Black Hood
  8. 7. A True Fact Story
  9. 8. ["It is winter again..."]
    The 3 Monkey-Teers and Stupidman
  10. 9. ["Dotty and Ditto with their Indian pal..."]
    Dotty and Ditto
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