(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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Hood / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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
?

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

The Nobleman of Crime (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

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: 3)

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: 4)

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

Script
Gerald Kean
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Murder in the Blackout] (Table of Contents: 5)

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)

Pogo's Last Trick (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Clem Weisbecker [as Clem] (signed)
Inks
Pen Shumaker [as Pen] (signed)
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
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood
  2. 1. Tale of the Terrible Trunk
    Black Hood
  3. 2. The Nobleman of Crime
    Black Hood
  4. 3. Crime Is Always Careless
    Black Hood
  5. 4. The Man with the Crooked Smile
    Black Hood
  6. 5. [Murder in the Blackout]
    Boy Buddies
  7. 6. Pogo's Last Trick
    Black Hood
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