(August 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 US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Hood and Wizard / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Camy (signed)
Inks:
Al Camy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Black Hood; Wizard; Roy

The Return of the Skull (Table of Contents)

Black Hood / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Al Camy
Inks:
Al Camy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Sergeant McGinty; Barbara Sutton (reporter); The Skull (Villain); Lord Rothmere (Intro); Slim (Guest Star)

Indexer Notes

title from cover
Camy is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He can be spotted during this period by the rather square faces with scowling mouth, especially Sergeant McGinty. Compare with signed story in #20.

[The Girl Bandit and the Ostrich] (Table of Contents)

Wizard / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Al Camy
Inks:
Al Camy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Wizard [Blane Whitney]; Roy; Lil and her gang (Villain; Intro); Moe (Guest Star)

Indexer Notes

Camy is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He can be spotted during this period by the rather square faces with scowling mouth. Compare with signed story in #20.

[Indochina Incident] (Table of Contents)

Fran Frazer / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
Fran Frazer (Photographer); Hal Davis (reporter); The Japanese (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Art similar to the signed Montana story next. Compare eyes, ears and mouth of Fran and Hal.

[Ski Mission] (Table of Contents)

Keith Kornell / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
Billy (Intro); Billy's sister (Intro); Billy's father (Intro)

Indexer Notes

Signed in splash panel above mountain at right.

[The Return of the Mummy: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Firefly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Warren King[as King] (signed)
Inks:
Warren King[as King] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Firefly [Harley Hudson]; Joan Burton; The Mummy (Villain; Death)

[Down For the Count] (Table of Contents)

St. Louis Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Gregstone Dyke (Intro); Clarissa Dyke (Intro); Count Shekels (Villain; Intro)

[The Haunted House: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Wings Johnson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Nazis (Villain); Bruce Brown (Guest Star)

[The Hands of Johnny Napoleon: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Bob Phantom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Bob Phantom [Walt Whitney]; Jinx Friday (secretary); Jerry Lesser (Villain)

[The Reformation of Shiela Brooks] (Table of Contents)

Kardak / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Kardak; Shiela Brooks (Intro); Mr. and Mrs. Brooks (Intro); Mr. and Mrs. George Smith (Intro); Lorna Smith (Intro); Meadows (Intro)

Steel Sterling pin-up (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Steel Sterling

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood and Wizard
  2. 1. The Return of the Skull
    Black Hood
  3. 2. [The Girl Bandit and the Ostrich]
    Wizard
  4. 3. [Indochina Incident]
    Fran Frazer
  5. 4. [Ski Mission]
    Keith Kornell
  6. 5. [The Return of the Mummy: Part 2]
    Firefly
  7. 6. [Down For the Count]
    St. Louis Kid
  8. 7. [The Haunted House: Part 2]
    Wings Johnson
  9. 8. [The Hands of Johnny Napoleon: Part 2]
    Bob Phantom
  10. 9. [The Reformation of Shiela Brooks]
    Kardak
  11. 10. Steel Sterling pin-up
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