(December 1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
An MLJ Magazine
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

plug for Black Hood radio show on inside front cover

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["I always get a big kick out of Archie!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Shield
Reprints:
Keywords:
football

The Ghost Goes East (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
V: Snaky Charmer (I, D); I: The Ghost Artist
Reprints:

The Hangman and the Snail (Table of Contents)

Hangman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
V: The Snail (I, D; Twisto), Samson (I, D); I; Bella
Reprints:

[The Runaway] (Table of Contents)

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

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

[The Tree on Col. Bungsnort's Nose] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Archie the Pug (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Janice Valleau [as Ginger]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Oscar; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Leftjab (introduction)
Synopsis:
Archie takes his father's eyeglass prescription uptown where he is challenged by Reggie to a boxing match. When a trapeze knocks Reggie out before the match, Archie is thought to be a boxing star. He joins the boxing team and makes the middleweight class by half a pound. At the match, he is nearly knocked out, but saved when Mr. Weatherbee picks up the prescription and thinks it is Archie's.
Reprints:

[Island Ho!] (Table of Contents)

Marco Loco / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
V: Captain Thud (I)

Triple-Cross (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chet Manning
Letters:
typeset

Heroes Never Die (Table of Contents)

Captain Commando / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
I: Pierre Gaule (D); V: The Nazis
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I always get a big kick out of Archie!"]
    Shield; Archie
  2. 1. The Ghost Goes East
    Shield
  3. 2. The Hangman and the Snail
    Hangman
  4. 3. [The Runaway]
    Li'l Chief Bugaboo
  5. 4. [The Tree on Col. Bungsnort's Nose]
    Catfish Joe
  6. 5. Archie the Pug
    Archie
  7. 6. [Island Ho!]
    Marco Loco
  8. 7. Triple-Cross
  9. 8. Heroes Never Die
    Captain Commando
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