(October 1942)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
An MLJ Publication
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:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hangman; Shield
Keywords:
bondage; defense industry; M3 Lee tank; swastikas; torture; World War II

The Bullfrog Strikes Again (Table of Contents)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Bullfrog [Pagini] (villain, introduction, death)

Death Plays a Symphony (Table of Contents)

The Hangman / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Feldman
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Hangman

The Hun (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Hun (villain); J. Edgar Hoover (guest-star)

The Commandos Are Coming! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
S. M. Iger?
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

[The Restoration of Snapper] (Table of Contents)

Danny In Wonderland / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Red Holmdale
Inks:
Red Holmdale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Snapper (guest-star, restored to life); Father Time (guest-star); Ragweed (villain, introduction); King Sleepyland (introduction); Queen of Sleepyland (introduction)

[Return to England] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Gen. Von Schtunk (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains)

[The Voyage of the Betty C] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When their sailboat runs aground, Archie, Betty, and Jughead have to camp out on what they think is a deserted island.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Still gives setting of New York tri-state area, with sailing in the Atlantic Ocean and the deserted island being Fire Island.

The Head on Traitor's Gate (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Charles Howard (villain, introduction); Katherine Howard (introduction, death); James Hook (introduction); Ann Howard (introduction); Dr. Henry Huit (introduction); Bill (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield and Hangman
  2. 1. The Bullfrog Strikes Again
    Hangman
  3. 2. Death Plays a Symphony
    The Hangman
  4. 3. The Hun
    Shield
  5. 4. The Commandos Are Coming!
    Captain Commando
  6. 5. [The Restoration of Snapper]
    Danny In Wonderland
  7. 6. [Return to England]
    Sergeant Boyle
  8. 7. [The Voyage of the Betty C]
    Archie
  9. 8. The Head on Traitor's Gate
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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