(Winter 1941)

Archie, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Harry Shorten
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)

Steel Sterling, Black Hood, Mr. Justice, Sergeant Boyle, Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling [John Sterling] (also inset); Black Hood [Kip Burland] (also inset); Mr. Justice [Prince James] (inset); Sergeant Boyle [Henry Boyle] (inset); Archie [Archie Andrews] (inset)
Reprints:

Town Talk By Walt Willard (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Clancy McGinty (Police Sergeant); Looney; Walt Willard (villain, introduction, death)

Bloody Gold (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]

[Murder At Restless Willows] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Barbara Sutton (reporter); Jim Mack (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

Curse of the Headless Idol (Table of Contents)

The Black Hood / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland]
Reprints:

[The Play Goes To the Dogs] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Cooper; Riverdale's mayor; Mrs. Grundy; Parson Sloan
Synopsis:
Archie, Betty, and Jughead go around town in search of a dog for the school's production of "Uncle Tom's Cabin". They unlock the dog catcher's car and end up with a lot of dogs. During the play, a dog spies Mrs. Grundy's hat and jumps into the audience. Chaos ensues and the Mayor falls into the "river" on stage.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mrs. Grundy shown to be married and principal of Riverdale High School.

[The Painter Who Trapped Souls] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Mr. Justice [Prince James]; The Artist (villain, introduction, death); Knuckles Warner (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Artist's hatred grants him the ability to capture souls in his portraits and to force his victims to do whatever he demands. However, when Mr. Justice gets wind of it, his own soul is in jeopardy.

[The "Siberian" Attack] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell (signed)
Inks:
Carl Hubbell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sergeant Boyle [Henry Boyle]; Corporal Collins [Jim Collins]; Slapsie
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling, Black Hood, Mr. Justice, Sergeant Boyle, Archie
  2. 1. Town Talk By Walt Willard
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. Bloody Gold
    Steel Sterling
  4. 3. [Murder At Restless Willows]
    The Black Hood
  5. 4. Curse of the Headless Idol
    The Black Hood
  6. 5. [The Play Goes To the Dogs]
    Archie
  7. 6. [The Painter Who Trapped Souls]
    Mr. Justice
  8. 7. [The "Siberian" Attack]
    Sergeant Boyle
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