(Summer 1944)

Archie, 1943 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Hood / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Clem Weisbecker ?
Inks
Clem Weisbecker ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Tale of the Terrible Trunk (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Hood / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clem Weisbecker
Inks
Clem Weisbecker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Frank Priestly (villain, introduction); Bailey (in flashback, introduction, death)

The Black Hood Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 2)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Black Hood
Synopsis
Black Hood holds up a photograph and asks readers to solve a crime based on its contents. The answer is printed backwards and can be read in a mirror.

The Nobleman of Crime (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Hood / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crime Baron [Baron Hervitz] (villain, introduction); Duke of Felonee [Mugger Malone] (villain, introduction); Count Kleptomania (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Weisbecker (Clem) on pencils and Gil Kane (Pen) on art. "Pen" is a pen name for Pen Shomaker according to Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Crime Is Always Careless (Table of Contents: 4)

Black Hood / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Conway
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood
Reprints

The Man with the Crooked Smile (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Hood / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gerald Kean
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Murder in the Blackout] (Table of Contents: 6)

Boy Buddies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Vigoda
Inks
Bob Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hans Borchardt (villain, introduction); Professor Wolf (introduction, death); John Stark (introduction, death); Mrs. Stark (introduction); Joe Jones (introduction)

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

Junior Flying Corps / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The wing is made of 3/32" balsa.
Synopsis
Plans and instructions to make a balsa-wood airplane model. A list of new members of the Junior Flying Corps is also included.

Pogo's Last Trick (Table of Contents: 8)

Black Hood / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Pogo the Clown (villain, introduction, death); Stilleto (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

All art originally credited to Weisbecker, but Jerry Bails' Who's Who has PEN as the pen name of Pen Shumaker.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood
  2. 1. Tale of the Terrible Trunk
    Black Hood
  3. 2. The Black Hood Puzzle Page
  4. 3. The Nobleman of Crime
    Black Hood
  5. 4. Crime Is Always Careless
    Black Hood
  6. 5. The Man with the Crooked Smile
    Black Hood
  7. 6. [Murder in the Blackout]
    Boy Buddies
  8. 7. ["The wing is made of 3/32" balsa."]
    Junior Flying Corps
  9. 8. Pogo's Last Trick
    Black Hood
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