Giggle Comics

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Giggle Comics
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Publication information
Publisher Creston Publications
American Comics Group
Schedule Varied between monthly and bi-monthly
Format Ongoing when in publication
Publication date Oct. 1943 - Jan. 1955
No. of issues 99

Giggle Comics is an American comics anthology. It was originally published by Creston Publications, which became an imprint of American Comics Group (ACG) in 1943.[1] Giggle Comics had many stories with funny animals, mirroring a wider trend.[2]

Publication history[edit]

Giggle Comics was published under the Creston imprint for issues #1-63; issues #64-onward were under the ACG name. The title published 99 issues, from Oct. 1943 - Jan. 1955, when it changed its name to Spencer Spook, publishing two more issues before finally being cancelled in June 1955.

Ongoing features[edit]

  • Superkatt — Long-running series by Dan Gordon, under the pen name "Dang." Superkatt is an anthropomorphic cat who wears a bowtie, bonnet, and diaper as a superhero costume.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wright, Nicky. The Classic Era of American Comics. Contemporary Books, 2000. "121. Retrieved on January 23, 2011. ISBN 0-8092-9966-6, ISBN 978-0-8092-9966-9.
  2. ^ Overstreet, Robert M. The Official Overstreet Comic Book Pricing Guide. Random House, Incorporated, 1988. 45. Retrieved on January 23, 2011. "GIGGLE COMICS No. 1 (10/43, ACG, F)-Ties as first title of a new publisher, reinforcing the trend to funny animals. The quality and style of ACG's whole line was heavily influenced by the mastery of the[...]" ISBN 0-87637-761-4, ISBN 978-0-87637-761-1.