(May 1943)

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:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hangman; Shield; Dusty
Keywords:
bondage; scimitars; stereotyping of Japanese; World War II

The City of Corpses (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
A gang of Nazi spies (villains, introductions)

Murder by Appointment (Table of Contents)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wile (villain, introduction, death)

One Day to Live (Table of Contents)

The Hangman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Morton Marsh
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hangman

[The Private War of Flatbush] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains)

[Catching a Train to Germany] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

next app. in ORIGINAL SHIELD V. 2 #4

[Prince Pluto's Vacation] (Table of Contents)

Danny In Wonderland / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Prince Pluto (introduction); inhabitants of Shadowland (introductions)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Heil Jughead] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Gerry P.]
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty run a booth at a war stamp rally where kids can throw baseballs at a Hitler dummy. Unfortunately, Jughead ends up in the booth.
Reprints:

Murder at the Carnival (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mrs. Pawley (villain, introduction); Joe Jackson (introduction, death); Ace Scott (introduction); Panther Woman (introduction); Tex (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield and Hangman
  2. 1. The City of Corpses
    Shield
  3. 2. Murder by Appointment
    Hangman
  4. 3. One Day to Live
    The Hangman
  5. 4. [The Private War of Flatbush]
    Captain Commando
  6. 5. [Catching a Train to Germany]
    Sergeant Boyle
  7. 6. [Prince Pluto's Vacation]
    Danny In Wonderland
  8. 7. [Heil Jughead]
    Archie
  9. 8. Murder at the Carnival
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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