(July 1941)

Archie, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Abner Sundell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Justice / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sam Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Sam Cooper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Justice

[The Rescue of Christine Schmidt] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Justice / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Cooper [as S. Cooper] (signed)
Inks:
Sam Cooper [as S. Cooper] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Justice; Satan (Villain); Adolf Hitler (Villain); a police chief (Villain; Intro; Death); Christine Schmidt (Intro); Mr. Schmidt (Intro); Hans Muller (Intro)
Synopsis:
Mr. Justice heads for Europe, intent on destroying the hated dictator there by first crippling the Army fighting for him. He learns from a sympathetic German soldier that his girl Christine is being held in a concentration camp. Justice heads for that camp and rescues Hans, the girl and her father before they are to be killed.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich (September 1, 2007).

[Peril of the Python] (Table of Contents)

Rang-A-Tang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Smalle (signed)
Inks:
Ed Smalle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; detective-mystery
Characters:
Rang-A-Tang (dog); Richy [The Amazing Boy]; Detective Hy Speed; King (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis:
Murder and robbery at the circus grounds.

[The Escape of Flaxey Dorgan] (Table of Contents)

Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Inks:
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fox [Paul Patton] (photographer); Ruth Ransom (reporter); Flaxey Dorgan (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis:
A notorious racketeer escapes when being transfered to a new federal prison.

[The Golfball Murder] (Table of Contents)

Penny Parker / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (signed)
Inks:
? (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Frank Chester (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis:
A man is killed by a golf ball to get hold of some I.O.U.'s he has on him.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Irv Novick, but the story has an unreadable signature on trouser leg in first panel, not Novick. The same signature appears in some Penny Parker and Fran Frazer features.

[The Radio Invasion Clue] (Table of Contents)

Corporal Collins / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Corporal Collins; Slapsie; The Nazis (Villain)
Synopsis:
Collins and his mate are on a small Aegean island invaded by German paratroopers.

[The Young Bundists] (Table of Contents)

Ty-Gor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Fitz Hewn (Villain; Intro); Young Bundists (Villain; Intro)

[The Stolen Train] (Table of Contents)

Inferno / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Inferno; A gang of enemy agents (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis:
Enemy agents steal a train.

[The Molotov Cocktail War] (Table of Contents)

Loop Logan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Frank Volp
Inks:
Frank Volp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Loop Logan (pilot); Clatra (boy servant); Major Grazionni (Villain); the Fascists (Villain)
Synopsis:
Loop Logan against an Italian tank brigade in Libya.

[The Return of King Richard] (Table of Contents)

Green Falcon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten (signed)
Pencils:
Ramona Patenaude (signed)
Inks:
Ramona Patenaude (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Green Falcon (knight); Lady Marion; Richard the Lionhearted (Intro); King John (Villain)
Synopsis:
King Richard returns to England in disguise.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Justice
  2. 1. [The Rescue of Christine Schmidt]
    Mr. Justice
  3. 2. [Peril of the Python]
    Rang-A-Tang
  4. 3. [The Escape of Flaxey Dorgan]
    Fox
  5. 4. [The Golfball Murder]
    Penny Parker
  6. 5. [The Radio Invasion Clue]
    Corporal Collins
  7. 6. [The Young Bundists]
    Ty-Gor
  8. 7. [The Stolen Train]
    Inferno
  9. 8. [The Molotov Cocktail War]
    Loop Logan
  10. 9. [The Return of King Richard]
    Green Falcon
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