(March 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 [as Lin] (signed)
Inks:
Lin Streeter [as Lin] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Flag; Black Hand

[The Black Hand's Pirate Ship] (Table of Contents)

Captain Flag / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Black Hand (villain)

Indexer Notes

next appearance in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (1966) #4

[The Sacrifice] (Table of Contents)

Rang-A-Tang / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Scott (villain, introduction, death); A small dog (introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Fingerless Corpse] (Table of Contents)

Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Mandarin (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

next appearance in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (1966) #4
Originally pencils credited "Bob Montana?", but with all the slim figures and heads at an angle popping in from the panel borders, it must be King on pencils.

[The Last Mission] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

next appearance in PEP COMICS #26

Beethoven (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Ludwig Von Beethoven (origin)

Indexer Notes

Originally credited "Warren King?", but none of his sleek figures or heads popping out of the borders are found.

[The Warren House Curse] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Frank Payne (introduction, death); Dr. Wallace (introduction, death); John Payne (introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

next appearance in ZIP COMICS #26
Originally credited to Sam Cooper, but this is the same art as on the signed Mr. Justice story in #21, Jim Phillips.

Leonardo Da Vinci (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Leonardo Da Vinci (origin)

Indexer Notes

Originally credited "Warren King?", but none of his sleek figures or heads popping out of the borders are found. This is the same unknown artist that made some Fran Frazer and Zambini stories. Notice very narrow and pointed ears, and long creepy fingers.

[The Ghost of Rogers] (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:
Mr. Justice (origin retold in flashback); The Ghost of Rogers (villains); Sir Harold Rogers (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

next appearance in JACKPOT #5

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Flag
  2. 1. [The Black Hand's Pirate Ship]
    Captain Flag
  3. 2. [The Sacrifice]
    Rang-A-Tang
  4. 3. [The Fingerless Corpse]
    Fox
  5. 4. [The Last Mission]
    Corporal Collins
  6. 5. Beethoven
  7. 6. [The Warren House Curse]
    Tales From the Witch's Cauldron
  8. 7. Leonardo Da Vinci
  9. 8. [The Ghost of Rogers]
    Mr. Justice
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