(August 1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An MLJ Publication
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Format:
Standard Silver Age Size, Color; Glossy cover; Newsprint interior; Saddle-stitched; Was ongoing series

["Archie, you're always a knockout!"] (Table of Contents)

Shield; Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero; teen
Characters:
The Shield; Archie Andrews; Dusty; Hangman; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
boxing; comic books; reading

Indexer Notes

Artist correction by Craig Delich (August 30, 2007). Listed as Bob Montana originally.

Monstro's Holiday (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Monstro (guest-star); Moke (villain, introduction)

Home Is Where the Hangman Isn't (Table of Contents)

Hangman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Harrison?
Inks:
George Harrison?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rocky Darter (villain, introduction); Trigger Tyfoon (villain, introduction); Jeremiah Q. Obvious (introduction); Matilda (introduction)

Long Distance Murder (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Anne Fanny

Indexer Notes

features character named Anne Fanny

[A Dream of Ancient Rome] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Nero (villain, in a dream); Adolf Hitler (villain)

[All Keyed Up] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Hoops (introduction)
Synopsis:
Archie causes chaos when he signs up for the basketball team.
Reprints:

[How to Train Your Mountain Lion] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Chief Bugaboo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Theresa Woik ?
Pencils:
Dave Higgins
Inks:
Dave Higgins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Rainmaker] (Table of Contents)

Catfish Joe / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Harris?
Pencils:
Larry Harris
Inks:
Larry Harris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Prof. Otto K. Balderdash (guest-star)

[Case of the Icy Death] (Table of Contents)

Bentley of Scotland Yard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane [as Stak til] (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane [as Stak til] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Fred King (villain, introduction, death); Chester Freeman (introduction, death); Carlson (introduction, death); Nola Blane Neilson (introduction); Michael Sharp (introduction)

Indexer Notes

splash page swiped from ? in USA COMICS (Timely) #?; last appearance
Originally credited Gil Kane? (Star)
Gil Kane's pen name STAKTIL is credited by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, you're always a knockout!"]
    Shield; Archie
  2. 1. Monstro's Holiday
    Shield
  3. 2. Home Is Where the Hangman Isn't
    Hangman
  4. 3. Long Distance Murder
  5. 4. [A Dream of Ancient Rome]
    Captain Commando
  6. 5. [All Keyed Up]
    Archie
  7. 6. [How to Train Your Mountain Lion]
    Li'l Chief Bugaboo
  8. 7. [The Rainmaker]
    Catfish Joe
  9. 8. [Case of the Icy Death]
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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