(October 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:
Harry Shorten
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; Captain Flag / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Justice; Captain Flag

[The Green Ghoul Strikes] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Sam Cooper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Ghoul (villain); Tracey Keen (introduction, death, possessed by the Green Ghoul)

[The Murder of Mary Marvin] (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
Characters:
Mary Marvin (villain, death); Big Mike Bigelow (villain, introduction); Slick (villain, introduction); another henchman (villains, introductions)

[The Clue of the Broken Bracelet] (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:
Slapsie (villain, introduction, not Corporal Collins's co-star)

[Encounter With Mohlasos Candhi] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harry Shorten?
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell
Inks:
Carl Hubbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Forbes (villain, introduction); Mohlasos Candhi (introduction)

[Reunion With Malma] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
George Storm
Inks:
George Storm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Joan Davis (guest-star); Mr. Davis (guest-star); Mr. DeSnook (guest-star); Junior DeSnook (guest-star)

Indexer Notes

Originally credited Joe Blair, but he is only a writer and editor. Compare with Storm's story in Hangman #19, with long and lively inklines. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[Murdered By a Mummy] (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:
Jake Reeves (villain, introduction); Dr. Reeves (villain, introduction)

[Scouting On the Suez: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

[Battle With the Black Hand] (Table of Contents)

Captain Flag / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Black Hand (villain); Von Keitel (villain, introduction); Schmidt (villain, introduction); Veronica Darnell (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Justice; Captain Flag
  2. 1. [The Green Ghoul Strikes]
    Mr. Justice
  3. 2. [The Murder of Mary Marvin]
    Rang-A-Tang
  4. 3. [The Clue of the Broken Bracelet]
    Fox
  5. 4. [Encounter With Mohlasos Candhi]
    Corporal Collins
  6. 5. [Reunion With Malma]
    Ty-Gor
  7. 6. [Murdered By a Mummy]
    Inferno
  8. 7. [Scouting On the Suez: Part 2]
    Loop Logan
  9. 8. [Battle With the Black Hand]
    Captain Flag
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