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Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #76
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 76
    • 3/4" Spine split from top. Water damage.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 3" cumulative spine split.

    "Kissing Cousin"; Archie catches Reggie kissing Veronica; When confronted, Veronica declares herself to be her French cousin. "By Design"; Wilbur gets good marks in art by copying the screen patterns on their broken television set. Archie Annual #8 ad. "Chubby Chuckles Dream Cars"; Chubby has a dream of all the unique cars he would design for he and Katy Keene. "Beat It!"; Reggie picks the wrong place to hide when his mother is beating rugs over a clothesline. "Flower Girl"; Betty gets Archie to play "she loves me, she loves me not" with the petals of a daisy. "Trying for Sighs"; Betty buys a dozen lipsticks on sale for 10 cents each. "Mind Over Platter!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Merry tells Hap he needs to lose some weight; Hap doesn't believe her until he can't fit into his old Army uniform. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 82

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. "Handy Man," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Tom Moore; Archie and the gang go out on canoes. "Buy-Line!", art by Tom Moore; Archie and Reggie are trying to fish but Betty and Veronica are swimming in the same area and scaring away the fish. "Date Book," script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Hazel Marten (as Bill Woggon), inks by Cassie Bill (as Bill Woggon); Beset by suitors, Katy makes a surprising choice. Katy Keene Jokes, script and pencils by Sheryl Mulcaster, inks by Cassie Bill. Butterfly Fashions page by Bill Woggon. "Spear My Feelings," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Martin Epp; Wilbur's father goes spear fishing and gets red to give it a try. "Ingrate Shape," script and art by Joe Edwards; Wilbur tries to borrow Slat's biology notes. "No Sale!"; Pop Tate pays Jughead $2 to watch the store while he goes to the dentist. "From Bath to Worse," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Midge calls Moose while he's in the tub. "Penny Wise," script and art by Joe Edwards; Hap tells Jinx to stop giving away all of her money and she then refuses to give him coins for the parking meter. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 83
  • Issue #84
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 84

    "Machine Maid"; Archie and Veronica visit Mr. Lodge's factory, where he shows off a new electronic brain; Whenever anything goes wrong, Archie comes up with a fix for it. "We're Not Dressing," pencils by Dan DeCarlo,inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica make disparaging comments about a dress in a store window; Then each one runs home to get the money from their parents to buy it. Little Archie ad. "The Strong Silent Type," script by Bill Woggon; Betty rehearses a love scene at home with Ronald, arousing everyone's curiosity. Movie Set Fashions Katie Keene paper dolls page. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "Amby"; Amby, a small boy, can make things appear merely by thinking about them. Archie Club ad. "Will Power!", art by Joe Edwards; Miss Gargle checks the hands of students in Wilbur's class to see if they've been testing the "Wet Paint" signs on the school halls. "The Package Deal," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx and Ga Ga are carrying a gift-wrapped package when bully Charley Hawse decides to ruin it by jumping up and down on it. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 86
  • Issue #87
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 87
    • 3 1/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Cover oxidation
  • Issue #89
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 89

    "Pearls of Wisdom"; Moose orders a 'Pearl of the Orient' from an ad in a magazine that is supposed to endow him with mystic powers. "Queen Bee" starring Katy Keene, Sis, Gloria Granbilt, and Danny, art by Bill Woggon. Archie Annual ad. "That's My Gal"; Jughead falls for a woman who dresses like him and eats like him. Archie Club News. "Stop the Presses," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx and Greg decide to start a newspaper using a rubber stamp set. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 90

    "Wile, Wile, Women"; When Betty learns that Archie has to cancel his date with Veronica to work in his parents' garden, she rushes over to help him with his chores. Untitled story, art by Bill Woggon; Randy and Katy Keene think about the cars they would buy if they were to be married. "Bygone Beat"; Wilbur and Alec switch the music in Pops' jukebox so that Pops can back up his boasts about his dancing ability. Archie Club News. "The Little Saver," script and art by Joe Edwards; At her father's insistence, Jinx gives away her various collections. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 91
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Bob White. "Two to Tutor," script by Frank Doyle, art by Harry Lucey; Archie has his choice of Latin tutors: bookish Winnie Smith or her luscious twin Minnie; And Veronica is certain she knows just which one he'll pick. "Fat Chance," art by Tom Moore; Jughead goes on a diet. "Fishy Tale," art by Tom Moore; Jughead only catches one fish on his fishing trip. Untitled Katy Keene story, script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Hazel Marten (as Bill Woggon), inks by Hazel Marten (as Bill Woggon) and Bill Woggon (faces); Gloria is laid up with allergies. Gloria's Parisienne Fashions page, script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Hazel Marten (as Bill Woggon), inks by Cassie Bill (as Bill Woggon) and Bill Woggon (faces). "Swell Smell," script by Joe Edwards, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Linda invests in a new perfume to try to lure Wilbur away from Laurie. "Queen For a Daze," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After finding out that Reggie is the new captain of the football team, Betty campaigns for Veronica's election as Homecoming Queen, knowing that the queen must be paired with the captain and she'll have Archie to herself. "Cleaning Up," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx starts a dog grooming service to earn money. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 92

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics. "Ankles Away!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Archie demonstrates his ability to identify women just by looking at their ankles. "Hat's My Girl," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica doesnt like Archie's new hat. "Do or Diet," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty orders a sundae with lots of toppings. "The Big Bout," script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Bill Woggon and Cassie Bill, inks by Cassie Bill; K.O. has a big fight looming, so he's barred from seeing Katy Keene socially. "Snub Appeal," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The girls snub the girl who was voted most popular. "Dressed to Thrill," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Laurie gets ready for a date with Wilbur. "Roof Going," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Coach Kleats wants Moose to patch his leaky roof but Reggie volunteers because he thinks the coach is looking for a new team captain. Archie Club News. "A Word to the Wise"; Archie interprets what girls really mean when they compliment each other. "It's a Ball!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Hap takes Jinx to dance lessons to get her from being such a tomboy. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 99
  • Issue #100
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 100

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics. "Jingle Jangled," art by Harry Lucey; Reggie spouts advertising slogans from television until he gets on everybody's nerves. "Farm Pinup Queen," script and pencils by Bill Woggon, inks by Hazel Marten and Kathryn Bill; Katy Keene and Sis speculate on what it would be like to own a farm. "Lost and Sound!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx and Greg get lost searching for Jinx's parakeet. "Farced Labor"; Jughead is tired from not helping his mom with the housework. "Rock and Rule," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Everybody is excited at the prospect of appearing on Dick Spark's dance show--especially the school faculty. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 103

    "Double Image," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Mr. Weatherbee has Archie and Reggie install a mirror in a door in his office. "Misfortune Teller," script and art by Joe Harold; Shrimpy tells a girl she'll marry a doctor when she grows up. "Daisies Won't Tell," script and art by Bill Woggon; K. O. picks some flowers to take to Katy Keene, but Gloria arranges for bees to be part of the package. "Frock Fancy"; Betty is trying on large size dresses. "Fats and Figures," script and art by Joe Edwards; To make money for sodas, Li'l Jinx and Gigi set up a reducing gym. Li'l Jinx Pen Pals, art by Joe Edwards. Archie Club News. "Cause and Effect"; Sheldon is collecting for MOLL, Mothers of Little Leaguers. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 104

    Cover by Harry Lucey. "Like Real Gone," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and Jughead become beatniks, and, like, drive everyone crazy with their way-out slang, daddy-o. "You're Stuck with It," script by Bill Woggon; Randy has a new cactus garden; He invites Katy over, but it turns into a sticky situation. Sis and Billy's Matching Fashions page. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "Pot o' Gold," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx can't find the pot of gold at the end of rainbow, but finds some treasure along the way. "Recipe Messipe"; Betty reads a recipe that requires onions, chives, celery, and tomato paste, then decides it's not the right recipe for lemon meringue pie. Archie Club ad. "Bumper Crop," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; The girls go to see a phrenologist; Wilbur goes to have his head read to prove she's a phony. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 105

    "Sphere of Influence"; Archie and Jughead get in trouble playing handball at school. "Orders Are Orders," art by Joe Harold; Peggy called Brando a mad artist. "A-Fishing We Will Go," script and art by Bill Woggon; Randy and Curly take Katy fishing at Manazna Creek. "Fables for Fishermen," script and art by Bill Woggon; Randy and Curly are fishing and Curly can't stop bragging about how things are better and bigger in his state. "Sleepy Time," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx's dad has been suffering from insomnia. "The Truth Hurts," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Wilbur decides to tell the truth because nobody will believe the truth. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 106
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Martin Epp. "A Note of Fear," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Martin Epp; Reggie receives threatening notes. "The Same as Last Year"; Pipsqueak gets a chemistry set from Santa. "K.O. Kelly's Calypso Fun Date," script Bill Woggon, pencils by Hazel Marten, inks by Cassie Bill; K.O. is going on a cruise, but will he take Katy Keene or Gloria with him? Untitled story script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Hazel Marten, inks by Cassie Bill; Katy and Sis get their hair braided together accidentally. "Square Dancer"; Veronica asks Archie if he knows how to dance—while they are dancing. "Ice-Capades!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx makes an ice sculpture but Hap damages it. Archie Club News. "Early Arrival," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie and the gang throw a surprise party for Mr. Weatherbee. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #108
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 108

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics. "Jalopy Blues," pencils by Samm Schwartz; Archie is forced to sell his jalopy to get money for a present for his parents. "Monkey Business," script and pencils by Bill Woggon, inks by Kathryn Bill; Unable to find a sparring partner for Kayo that is small enough and quick enough, Katy borrows a chimpanzee from the local space program. K.O. Kelly Date Fashions page. "Hide and Seek," script and art by Joe Edwards; When Jinx can't find the hiding place of her birthday present, she assumes that her parents forgot to get her something. "Basket Blunder," art by Samm Schwartz; Mr. Lodge offers to coach the boys' community league basketball team, but none of them take him seriously. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 110

    "Debate with Dad"; Archie tells his dad that he should be treated like an adult, not a kid. "Double Talk!"; Shrimpy and Brando are arguing. "Escape"; A girl loses her balloon. "Overheard"; Reggie asks Midge out, then sees Moose. "Found Out"; Reggie hides at Jughead's after Moose found out Reggie dated Midge. "The Diamond-Studded Burro," script and art by Bill Woggon; Katy and Randy go rock hunting. "The Baby Sitter," script and art by Joe Edwards; No sitter in town wants to watch Li'l Jinx, so she finds a sitter. "Star Bright"; Peggy wonders why the stars shine. "Take It Easy!"; Shrimpy is shooting arrows. Archie Club News. "Remember the Day!"; Archie's mom is trying to make an anniversary dinner, but Archie forgot to pick up the groceries. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 112

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey (Archie figure), inks by Martin Epp (Archie Figure). "Sick, Sick, Sick!", pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Martin Epp; Archie speaks directly to the audience, previewing stories he would have told them if he weren't sick with a head cold. "Platter Chatter," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie and his friends take unfair advantage of a record store's sampling booth. "K.O. and Gloria," script and pencils by Bill Woggon, inks by Hazel Marten and Kathryn Bill; Gangsters try to take K.O.'s fight management contract away from Gloria. "Too Reggie Mented"; Reggie laments his new job. "In a Spin," script and art by Joe Edwards; Charley challenges Jinx to see who can spin on the soda fountain seats the longest. "This Unchanging World," pencils by Bill Vigoda; When Archie brings up in jest his father's suggestion of bicycling to the countryside for a picnic lunch with Veronica, she thinks it's a wonderful idea. But events prove to the contrary. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 113

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Martin Epp. "Does Father Know Best?", pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Archie is desperate to request something from his father, but his constant foul-ups put Fred in too foul a mood to risk asking.Hey Kids! Help John Wayne Defend the Alamo! ad for Popsicles. "Home Run!", script and art by Joe Harold; The sandlot baseball game has to be done by a specific time, for a specific reason. "Gloria Goes Muu-Muu," script and pencils by Bill Woggon, inks by Hazel Marten and Kathryn Bill; Gloria throws a Hawaiian-themed party, with all of the women required to wear muu-muus. Archie Annual ad. "Away We Go," script and art by Joe Edwards; When Hap tells Jinx to take a bath, Jinx decides to run away from home. Archie Club News. "Shattering Experience," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Martin Epp; Archie and Jughead must replace the glass in Mr. Weatherbee's office window, but events keep shattering the glass before they can get it installed. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #114
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 114

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics. "Feud for Thought," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; The boys have agreed to go without socializing with the girls for one month; So the girls recruit a new ally to bust up the agreement. "From Top to Bottom," script and art by Joe Edwards; Shrimpy works to improve his diving. "The Inventor," script and art by Joe Edwards; Shrimpy tries to invent something. "Champ Chump," art by Bill Vigoda; Moose spots a flaw in Reggie's attempt to cheat him. "El Toreo (The Art of the Bullfight)", script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Hazel Marten, inks by Cassie Bill; After visiting Mexico, Katy dreams that a prominent bullfighter is competing with K.O. for her favor. "Kooky Spooky," script and art by Joe Edwards; Hap is surprised by Jinx's fervor over an afternoon TV horror show host. "In Dutch," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty uses visual aids to communicate displeasure to Reggie. "When Strangers Meet," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Jughead tries to convince Archie that he really doesn't know the guy he thinks is an old friend. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 117
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    "The Fresh Kid!"; Archie insults his mother's cooking and stalks out of the house. "Kanoe Kapers," script by Bill Woggon; Randy and Pierre have a race across the lake; Randy uses his racing shell, while Pierre paddles his homemade birchbark canoe. Archie's Christmas Stocking ad. "Snow Business!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx has a new sled and can't wait for it to snow. "Heave Ho!"; Reggie is thrown out of his girlfriends' houses in various manners. "Punctured Plans," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Reggie and Betty plot to get Archie and Veronica to wait at opposite sides of the park so they can take over as their dates. Archie Club News. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 122

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. "Patch Work," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie needs to fix an inner tube from his car in order to run an errand for his mom, provided he doesn't kill himself in the process. "Love in Bloom," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie finds a way for tongue-tied Dilton to ask out a hot redhead. "There's Gold in Them Thar Hills!", script and pencils by Bill Woggon; K.O. has a line on a gold strike and he and Katy dream of what they'll do with the wealth they anticipate receiving. "Write and Wrong," script and art by Joe Edwards; Hap teaches Jinx how to write her name. Betty and Veronica Spectacular ad. Archie Club News ad. "The Final Test," pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Mr. Lodge takes Veronica and Archie on a tour of the toy factory he's just acquired. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #123
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 123
    • Ah, good to see the ol' trick mouse bit still works!

    "Mellow Drama"; Archie directs an old-fashioned melodrama (complete with chase on ice floes) for a class project involving Jughead, Reggie, and Betty. "Hands Off," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Mr. Lodge puts up a "No Trespassing" sign on his property. Betty decides that's a good idea and places a "Private Property" sign on Archie. Katy Keene Presents Kathleen Knippel's Fashion Show, four pages. "Lucki Red Dates K. O. Kelly," script by Bill Woggon; Linda Balos (plot), pencils by Bill Woggon and Linda Balos (layouts); While getting ready to leave on a date with K.O., Lucki loses one of her earrings. Archie Annual #13 ad. "The Charm Course!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx has bracelets loaded with charms that she gets from gum machines. "Laugh It Up," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica have a case of the "giggles." 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #125
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 125
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. "The Persistent One," script by Frank Doyle; Jughead and Reggie watch Archie try and try and try again to get into the Lodge Mansion to see Veronica. "Horror Scope," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Given confidence by a horoscope reading, Archie becomes a champion on the ball diamond. "Trouble with Tessie," pencils by Bob White, inks by Bob White; To show his appreciation for the Andrews family hosting him on a student exchange program, the student gives Archie a baby elephant. "Spring Cleaning," script and art by Joe Edwards; Hap's demand that Jinx clean out her closet ends up costing him. "The Way to a Man's Heart," script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Hazel Marten (as Bill Woggon), inks by Cassie Bill; Debby plans a picnic with Buzz, but Taffy has other ideas. "Meowing on the Movie Set," script by Bill Woggon, pencils by Hazel Marten (as Bill Woggon), inks by Cassie Bill; Katy and Gloria trade barbs as they pose for photographers. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #126
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 126

    "The Good Earth"; Archie helps Mr. Lodge with his garden, with the usual disastrous results. Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane ad for Popsicles. "Hip Dip"; Veronica buys a flashy white diving suit to go skin-diving, but changes to a black one when she realizes that no one will be able to see it underwater. "Skirting the Issue!"; Archie wears full Scottish regalia, including a kilt. Reggie hassles him, but gets thrashed by Moose when Midge pretends that Archie is a girlfriend of hers. Archie Giant Series Magazines ad. "Election Results!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx tries to buy her way to winning an election for club treasurer. Archie Club News ad. "It's a Job"; Archie gets a job and Reggie plots to steal Veronica away from him. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #128
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 128
    • Writing within interior.

    Last 10-cent cover price. Cover by Bob White. "Too Much Talent," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; When word gets out that Mr. Lodge has bought a major talent agency, all the kids rush over to his house to audition for him, whether he likes it or not. "Splish Splash," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty exploits the fact that a call always comes just as soon as you get into the bathtub. "Proof Positive," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Lodge claims that kids today dance like "wild Indians." "Dumb Belle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Lodge insists that Veronica help out with household chores, but she manages to screw up one chore after another by accident. Archie's Christmas Stocking ad. "Sell Me Pretty Maiden!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx tries to sell raffle tickets for a color TV. Archie Club News. "The Tyranny of the Cobra God," script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Giunta; While tunneling through a mountain in India, the Fly uncovers an ancient Hindu tomb which contains a chest containing the remains of a magician who died in 900 A.D. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #139
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 139
    • 2 3/4" Spine split from top. Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover by Bob White. "The Protector," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica gets a huge spotted dog, imaginatively named "Spots," to protect her from unwanted advances by boys. "It's Greek To Me," art by Bill Vigoda; Archie wants to drop French because he claims he doesn't have an aptitude for languages, but his knowledge of automobile jargon proves otherwise. "Fly Girl's Mask," script by Robert Bernstein, art by John Giunta; Fly vs. Erick Kreck. "Hop-A-Long Harry" starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Museum Peace," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie and Reggie fight over who's going to take Veronica to the museum. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #145
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 145

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. "The Sitting Duck," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Reggie fails at getting Archie pummeled by Moose and, to his regret, manages to lose his evil reputation. "Video Variety"; Archie's class watches educational TV programs, complete with commercials. "The Tomboy," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Josie argues with her father that he raised her as a tomboy. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "Money Business," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx says she and Greg found some money in the woods and buried it there. "How America Was Really Discovered"; Parody of Columbus discovering America has a rowboat operator from England getting there first. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #146
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 146
    • Centerfold detached.

    "That Old Feline!", script by Frank Doyle, art by Bob White; Archie wants to spend the day with Veronica, but she puts him through agony trying to capture a stray kitten; When it causes havoc at home, Mr. Lodge assumes Archie is pretending to pass off his pranks on a mythical cat. "Muddled Medicine," art by Dan DeCarlo; Eleven panels of gags on medical terms. "Shutter Bugs," art by Dan DeCarlo; Josie and Pepper are enjoying their camera club outing, but Alex keeps interfering with their shots by trying to make time with Josie. "The Write Story"; Li'l Jinx writes a school report on how she spent her day. Archie Club News. "Stars in her Eyes," art by Dan DeCarlo; Miss Grundy's excited that the vaudeville team Phil and Bill will be performing at school, for her horoscope says she'll meet a dark handsome stranger whose name begins with B. Bill turns out to be a chimp. "Kiss Miss," art by Dan DeCarlo; Betty's pledging a sorority, and forbidden to speak, write, or nod. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #147
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 147

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. "Name Dropper," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The guys discover that Jinx Molloy's bad luck aura is so powerful that he can jinx anyone just by mentioning their name, even if he's not anywhere near them. Betty's Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty admires a fur coat that she can't afford. "Torrid Text," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Alex has gotten hold of a notebook with all the reports from the girls' sorority meetings, and the girls split up and try to get it back before he reads it. Betty and Veronica ad. "Rock and Gold," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx finds an old rock, which turns into a rumor that's she's struck gold. Archie Club News. "Pearls of the Orient," script by Frank Doyle, art by Bill Vigoda; Archie tries to play pranks on Reggie, justifying all his risky actions with old Chinese proverbs. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #149
    Laugh Comics (1946 1st Series) 149

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. "Black Book Bluff," script by Frank Doyle, art by Bill Vigoda; Veronica threatens to break up with Archie unless he shows the gang the little black book where he's been writing down all their secrets. "The Big Black & Blue Belt," art by Bill Vigoda; Archie tries to get his black belt in karate, but his efforts at self-defense don't have much impact on Moose. "Moon, June, Ruin!", script by Frank Doyle, art by Bill Vigoda; Archie is writing a song, which leads to his friends trying to figure out who he's writing it for, not to mention a lot of puns and mockery of his songwriting skills. Archie Annual ad. "Hikes and Likes!", script and art by Joe Edwards; After the President calls for the youth of America to be more physically active, Li'l Jinx prepares to go on a fifty mile hike, which she thinks would be six times around the block. Archie Club News. "Daddy's Girl," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Josie accuses her father of raising her as a tomboy because he always wanted a boy. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.