(May 1942)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shield and Hangman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield; Dusty; Hangman
Keywords:
Japanese Imperial naval ensign; swastikas; United States Bill of Rights; United States Constitution

[Fight for the Free French] (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lecure (villain, introduction, death); the Nazis (villains); Paul (introduction, death); his grandfather (introduction); Sir Winston Churchill (guest-star); Charles DeGaulle (guest-star)

[The Ruby of Death] (Table of Contents)

Hangman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Keith Morgan (villain, introduction, death); the Vinegaroon (villain, introduction, death); Marvil (villain, introduction, death); The Grand Lama (introduction)

[Nip Van Twinkle] (Table of Contents)

Danny In Wonderland / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rip Van Twinkle (introduction); Katrinka Van Twinkle (introduction); Juliana Van Twinkle (introduction)

[The Musical War] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Japanese (villains)

[Incident at a Russian Bazaar] (Table of Contents)

Jolly Roger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Japanese (villains)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Archie for Class President!] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; May Tadpole (introduction); Theodosius Tadpole (introduction); Streaky Shore; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
While at an assembly to nominate a class president, Betty yells at Archie and Archie is accepted as a nominee. Archie tells everyone not to vote for him, but Archie's psychology teacher tells him that this will only make more people vote for him. Archie has candy in his mouth during his speech, making him sound like Mr. Weatherbee. Because of this, Archie wins the election.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Riverdale's colors are brown and gold.

[Shanghaied in Sao Paulo] (Table of Contents)

Kayo Ward / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob King
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
President of Sao Paulo; a gang of kidnappers (villains)

[Case of the Killer Falcon] (Table of Contents)

Bentley of Scotland Yard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
A game warden (villain, introduction, death); Jack Nevers (introduction, death); Billy Nevers (introduction, death); Lord Blithely (introduction); Davidson (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield and Hangman
  2. 1. [Fight for the Free French]
    Shield
  3. 2. [The Ruby of Death]
    Hangman
  4. 3. [Nip Van Twinkle]
    Danny In Wonderland
  5. 4. [The Musical War]
    Sergeant Boyle
  6. 5. [Incident at a Russian Bazaar]
    Jolly Roger
  7. 6. [Archie for Class President!]
    Archie
  8. 7. [Shanghaied in Sao Paulo]
    Kayo Ward
  9. 8. [Case of the Killer Falcon]
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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