(November 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
Format:
Standard Silver Age Size, Color; Glossy cover; Newsprint interior; Saddle-stitched; Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks:
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield; Dusty; Hangman
Keywords:
machine guns; swastikas; swords; World War II

Black Swan Inn (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Schultz (villain, introduction, death); his spy ring (villain, introduction, death); Adolf Hitler (villain); Josef Goebbels (villain); Nazis (villains)

Suicide for the Slant-Eyes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Scott Feldman
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shield

The Crusader (Table of Contents)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Crusader (villain, introduction); Hassen Ben Sober (introduction)

Horns! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Scott Feldman
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Hangman

[The Courage of Red Brewster] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
S. M. Iger?
Pencils:
Irv Novick?
Inks:
Irv Novick?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Red Brewster (introduction, death); Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains)

[Halloween in Wonderland] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Veronica the Witch (villain); Gobbo the Goblin (villain); Alice of Wonderland (guest-star)

[Secret Mission] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Corporal Collins (guest-star); The Nazis (villains)

[Jughead's Cousin] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Streaky Shore; Mary Ann Lee (introduction)
Synopsis:
Archie brings Jughead's southern cousin Mary Ann Lee to the dance, not knowing she's unattractive and overweight.
Reprints:

The Light That Lives (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:
Baronet Grove (villain, introduction, death); Roger Grove (introduction); Penelope Grove (introduction); Derek Wadsby (introduction); Dr. Fruke (introduction); Stark (introduction)

Indexer Notes

story bears some resemblance to Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Speckled Band"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield and Hangman
  2. 1. Black Swan Inn
    Shield
  3. 2. Suicide for the Slant-Eyes
    The Shield
  4. 3. The Crusader
    Hangman
  5. 4. Horns!
    The Hangman
  6. 5. [The Courage of Red Brewster]
    Captain Commando
  7. 6. [Halloween in Wonderland]
    Danny In Wonderland
  8. 7. [Secret Mission]
    Sergeant Boyle
  9. 8. [Jughead's Cousin]
    Archie
  10. 9. The Light That Lives
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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