(November 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
Inks:
Sam Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

[The Black Hand's Germ Warfare Plot] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Blair?
Pencils:
Warren King
Inks:
Warren King
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Black Hand (villain)

[The Horse Race Fixers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Squint Eyes Breznek (villain, introduction)

[Barney Jones: Framed For Murder] (Table of Contents)

Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Barker (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions); Barney Jones (introduction); Bill Bronson (introduction, death)

[The Bombay Bomber] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Ratzer (villain, introduction)

[Storm At Sea] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils:
George Storm
Inks:
George Storm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

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.

[The Human Fly] (Table of Contents)

Inferno / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Fly (villain, introduction)

[Battle of the Biplane Bombers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war; aviation
Characters:
Loop Logan; Gen. Dadbag (introduction); The Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Loop bombs and destroys a German carrier.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Frank Volp, but not him. It is the same unknown artist that made some Fran Frazer and Zambini stories. Notice very narrow and pointed ears.

[Showdown With the Green Ghoul] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Justice / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Satan (villain); the Green Ghoul (villain, death)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Justice; Captain Flag
  2. 1. [The Black Hand's Germ Warfare Plot]
    Captain Flag
  3. 2. [The Horse Race Fixers]
    Rang-A-Tang
  4. 3. [Barney Jones: Framed For Murder]
    Fox
  5. 4. [The Bombay Bomber]
    Corporal Collins
  6. 5. [Storm At Sea]
    Ty-Gor
  7. 6. [The Human Fly]
    Inferno
  8. 7. [Battle of the Biplane Bombers]
    Loop Logan
  9. 8. [Showdown With the Green Ghoul]
    Mr. Justice
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