(November 1940)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Abner Sundell
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shield / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield
Keywords:
flooding; subway trains; subway tunnels

[Department Store Death] (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Ju Ju Watson (introduction); Stacey (villain, introduction); Crutch (villain, introduction); their gang (villains, introductions)

[The Magnetic Murderers] (Table of Contents)

Comet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell
Pencils:
Bob Wood
Inks:
Bob Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spike (villain, introduction, death); other gangsters (villains, introductions, deaths)

[The Claw's Beast-Men] (Table of Contents)

Press Guardian / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Claw (villain); the Beast-Men (villain, introduction)

[The Treasure of Money Pit Island] (Table of Contents)

Fu Chang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Dragon-Lizard Men (villains, introductions)

[Escape from Paris] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell
Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Nazis (villains); Cuthbert (introduction); his wife (introduction)

[The Plebe's Revenge] (Table of Contents)

Midshipman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood
Pencils:
Bob Wood
Inks:
Bob Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
John Dorsey (introduction)

[The End of Retlek] (Table of Contents)

Rocket and the Queen of Diamonds / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Retlek (villain, death); Torno (guest-star); Prince Falkar (guest-star); the Hawkmen (guest-stars)

Ice Defies Investigation (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Connie's Showdown] (Table of Contents)

Kayo Ward / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Bob Wood
Inks:
Bob Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rupy La Vez (villain); Sunny Abnero (named after Abner Sundell, introduction)

The Case of the Dancing Ghost (Table of Contents)

Bentley of Scotland Yard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Sam Cooper
Inks:
Sam Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lady Redesdale (villain, introduction); Baron Von Wiegand (villain, introduction, death); Basil Redesdale (introduction, death); Lady Alice Dare (introduction, death); George Wrldon (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield
  2. 1. [Department Store Death]
    Shield
  3. 2. [The Magnetic Murderers]
    Comet
  4. 3. [The Claw's Beast-Men]
    Press Guardian
  5. 4. [The Treasure of Money Pit Island]
    Fu Chang
  6. 5. [Escape from Paris]
    Sergeant Boyle
  7. 6. [The Plebe's Revenge]
    Midshipman
  8. 7. [The End of Retlek]
    Rocket and the Queen of Diamonds
  9. 8. Ice Defies Investigation
  10. 9. [Connie's Showdown]
    Kayo Ward
  11. 10. The Case of the Dancing Ghost
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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