Publisher: American Comics Group
Publication Dates: October 1943 – December 1954 – January 1955
Number of Issues Published: 99 (#1 – #99)
Color: Four Color
Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Publication Type: magazine
Numbering continues with Teepee Tim (American Comics Group, 1955 series) #100
Information thanks to the Grand Comics Database
Ha Ha Comics was first published, by American Comics Group, in October 1943. The title would run for eleven years with the final issue #99 published in December 1954. In February 1955 Ha Ha comics was renamed Teepee Tim after a recently introduced character and continued with the sequence numbering, but after 3 issues it folded with issue #102 in June 1955.
At the same time as it first published Ha Ha Comics American Comics Group also released Giggle Comics and these two ran in parallel for many years. The artists on both series were mainly moonlighting animation industry cartoonists.
Regulars in Ha Ha comics were Izzy and Dizzy a pair of troublesome mice. They were drawn by Kenneth Hultgren who is considered one of the great animal artists working at Disney in the 1940s. Amongst others Hultgren had worked on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Bambi and later he would be contribute to Mr. Magoo and Popeye.
Another Disney animator working on Ha Ha Comics was Jack Bradbury, whose work can be seen in Humphrey Hummingbird, Doc EZ Duzit and Hepcats. Bradbury was responsible for major scenes in Bambi, Fantasia, and Pinocchio.