(Fall 1942)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An MLJ Publication
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)

Shield, Dusty, Wizard / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; The Hun

Indexer Notes

Dusty's last name "Simmons" removed because it never appears in a comic. Lou Mougin reports that he invented the name in a fan fiction story called "War With the Wizard" and gave Dusty that name just to give him a last name.

The Coming of the Hun (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Hun (Villain; Death; Origin in flashback)

Death in the Subway (Table of Contents)

Shield / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield; Dusty

The Adventure of the Man in the Cape (Table of Contents)

Dusty / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Sam Burlockoff (signed)
Inks:
Sam Burlockoff (signed) ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Dusty; Shield [Joe Higgins]; Hangman; Steel Sterling; Sgt. Boyle; Pokey Oakey

Indexer Notes

Burlockoff is only credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, but his name is signed in ink.

Flaming Fingers of Death (Table of Contents)

Wizard / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Wizard [Blane Whitney]; Roy the Super-Boy; Jane Barlow; James Stoner (inventor); Wolf Stoner (nazi)

["An open letter to the U.S. Treasury Department..."] (Table of Contents)

Roy the Super-Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Roy the Super-Boy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield, Dusty, Wizard
  2. 1. The Coming of the Hun
    Shield
  3. 2. Death in the Subway
    Shield
  4. 3. The Adventure of the Man in the Cape
    Dusty
  5. 4. Flaming Fingers of Death
    Wizard
  6. 5. ["An open letter to the U.S. Treasury Department..."]
    Roy the Super-Boy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin