(April 1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An MLJ Publication
Editing:
?
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, Senor Banana / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling; Senor Banana; Ginger; The Applejacks

The Lost Boy Scout (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Clancy McGinty (Police); Looney; Charley Lin (boy scout); Chiang Wei Cheng (scientist)
Synopsis:
A Chinese boy is picked up by Police Officer Clancey and he is carrying a vital link necessary for a secret invention worked on by his uncle. Japanese agents are out to get it.

Introducing Senor Banana (Table of Contents)

Senor Banana / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Senor Banana; Stencho Odora; Senorita Odora
Synopsis:
In a small village in a South American country, there lives a small man, who loves bananas.

Flight to the East (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Grant Bosworth
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Looney; Mr. Schoenbuckel; Alec Ben Lunar (pilot)

Cooking School (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Miss Gargle (teacher); Principal Grump
Synopsis:
The class has cooking lessons.

Man-Eating Lion (Table of Contents)

Chimpy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Chimpy; Genie
Synopsis:
A man-eating lion has escaped from the zoo.

Indexer Notes

Edwards is credited on both script and art on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who

Gags (Table of Contents)

Jest Jokes / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Introducing the Applejack Family (Table of Contents)

Applejacks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Slappy Applejack; Happy Applejack; Corn-Licker (mule)
Synopsis:
Introducing the Applejacks.
The boys are trying out their applejack on Corn-Licker, the mule.

Woody the Woodpecker (Table of Contents)

Woody the Woodpecker / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Woody; Sleepy
Synopsis:
Woody has a new invention, an airplane.

The School Play (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Eddie; Mrs. Snodgrass
Synopsis:
Wilbur is directing the school play rehearsal.

High jumping Champ (Table of Contents)

World Wonders / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Pencils:
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Inks:
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Mary Goss is credited on script and art on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Web and the Demon (Table of Contents)

Web / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Sam Cooper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Web [John Raymond]; Dr. Simon Marchton; John Pierrepont; Dr. Eric Graham; Jane Graham
Synopsis:
Pierrepont dreams he has killed a man, and next day he can read about it in the paper.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling, Senor Banana
  2. 1. The Lost Boy Scout
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. Introducing Senor Banana
    Senor Banana
  4. 3. Flight to the East
    Steel Sterling
  5. 4. Cooking School
    Ginger
  6. 5. Man-Eating Lion
    Chimpy
  7. 6. Gags
    Jest Jokes
  8. 7. Introducing the Applejack Family
    Applejacks
  9. 8. Woody the Woodpecker
    Woody the Woodpecker
  10. 9. The School Play
    Wilbur
  11. 10. High jumping Champ
    World Wonders
  12. 11. The Web and the Demon
    Web
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