(Spring 1942)

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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Lost Colony] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; VILLAINS: Captain Scragg (intro; flashback); the Nazis

Zogi the Yogi (Table of Contents)

Clancy and Looney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Looney [Alec Lunar]; Sgt. Clancy; Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; VILLAIN: Zogi the Yogi (intro)

Relax--And Die (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]

The Case of the Haunted Violin (Table of Contents)

Black Hood / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten?
Pencils:
Warren King
Inks:
Warren King
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland; aka Matthew Kipling Burland]; VILLAIN: Octavius (intro; dies)

Murder On Wheels (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland; aka Matthew Kipling Burland]

[Trip To Bear Mountain] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Scotty; Streaky Shore
Synopsis:
Archie gets initiated into the Philomathian club but hurts Mr. Weatherbee in the process. As a result, Archie is banned from the class boat ride. Jughead persuades Archie to go because Mr. Weatherbee never goes on the boat rides. However, he does and Archie has to avoid him.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Gives setting of New York tri-state area, with references to the Hudson River and Bear Mountain.
First appearance of Reggie Mantle and Mr. Weatherbee.
Reggie Mantle shown to be wealthy.

[The Lost Tribe of Genghis Khan] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Justice [Prince James]; VILLAINS: Professor Norton (Dies--twice); the tribe of Genghis Khan (intro)

Indexer Notes

Per Bud Plant e-mail on 4/6/07, art was signed by Warren King. Pencil and ink credits were originally attributed to Sam Cooper.

[The Rescue of Margie Knox] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Sergeant Boyle; General Knox (intro); Margie Knox (intro); VILLAINS: The Japanese
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling; Black Hood; Mr. Justice; Sergeant Boyle
  2. 1. [The Lost Colony]
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. Zogi the Yogi
    Clancy and Looney
  4. 3. Relax--And Die
    Steel Sterling
  5. 4. The Case of the Haunted Violin
    Black Hood
  6. 5. Murder On Wheels
    Black Hood
  7. 6. [Trip To Bear Mountain]
    Archie
  8. 7. [The Lost Tribe of Genghis Khan]
    Mr. Justice
  9. 8. [The Rescue of Margie Knox]
    Sergeant Boyle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Roy Lyons
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Luke
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin