(February 1942)

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)

Captain Flag / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Sam Cooper, but the art is identical to Streeter's signed covers on #20 and #21, with very clean, even inklines and shadings.

[The Secret of the Poet Pirate] (Table of Contents)

Captain Flag / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Poet Pirate (villain, introduction, death, in flashback); the Black Hand (villain)

[The Seance of Dr. Sorrow] (Table of Contents)

Rang-A-Tang / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Dr. Sorrow (villain, introduction, death)

[The Phony Death of Lefty Moran] (Table of Contents)

Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Lefty Moran (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions)

Indexer Notes

The pencils must be King, with all the bent figures and heads popping up along the panel borders, and the slim figure of the girl.

[Battle In the Ukraine] (Table of Contents)

Corporal Collins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Nazis (villains); Marshall Timodenny (introduction)

Yellow Jack (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
story of battle against yellow fever

Indexer Notes

True Story

[The Black Stallion of Death] (Table of Contents)

Tales From the Witch's Cauldron / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Jim Phillips (signed)
Inks:
Jim Phillips (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Black Stallion (introduction, a horse)

Galileo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Galileo (origin)

Indexer Notes

Originally credited "Sam Cooper?", but not him. It is the same unknown artist who drew Loop Logan in #20, and some Fran Frazer and Zambini stories. Peculiar ears and long crab leg fingers.

[The Monk Summons Death] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Bresnick (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Phillips (signed)
Inks:
Jim Phillips (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Mad Monk (villain, introduction, death); Death (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Flag
  2. 1. [The Secret of the Poet Pirate]
    Captain Flag
  3. 2. [The Seance of Dr. Sorrow]
    Rang-A-Tang
  4. 3. [The Phony Death of Lefty Moran]
    Fox
  5. 4. [Battle In the Ukraine]
    Corporal Collins
  6. 5. Yellow Jack
  7. 6. [The Black Stallion of Death]
    Tales From the Witch's Cauldron
  8. 7. Galileo
  9. 8. [The Monk Summons Death]
    Mr. Justice
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