Archie the Gruesome

First Appearance: Comedy Comics #10 (June 1942).
Golden Age Appearances: Comedy Comics #10.
Modern Appearances: None.
Dates Active: 1942-?

Archie was a streetsweeper during World War Two. When fellow sweeper Big Joe gets up to mischief and no good, Archie puts on a costume (thus inspiring the description "a nut who goes around in pyjamas") to stop Big Joe; Archie's hero is Captain America, see, and so he tries to be Cap, down to a very Captain America-like costume, including what may be an altered yamulke.

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