(2002)

Archie, 2002 Series
 
Price:
12.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
ISBN:
1-879794-08-x Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978187979408551295
Editing:
Paul Castiglia
Color:
Color
Binding:
Softcover Trade Paperback

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stephanie Heike (signed)
Inks:
Mark Heike (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shield (Joe Higgins); unnamed thug; unnamed Nazi officer
Synopsis:
The Shield crashes a spy ring.

Hey, Fellers! (Table of Contents)

The Shield / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Shield G-Man Club solicitation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Foreword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Overstreet
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Robert Overstreet gives a historical context to the reprinted stories in this volume.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Castiglia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Editor Castiglia gives his own historical context to the stories reprinted in this volume.

[Cover to Pep Comics #1] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]
Reprints:

G-Man Extraordinary (Table of Contents)

The Shield / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shield [Joe Higgins] (some origin details revealed); J. Edgar Hoover; Klotz (villain; introduction)
Synopsis:
The Shield is sent to stop a Stokian spy ring.
Reprints:

[Cover to Pep Comics #2] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]
Reprints:

[Peril In Porto Rico] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten ?
Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; J. Edgar Hoover; The Nordics (villain)
Synopsis:
The Shield stops the Nordics from capturing a US oil tanker off the coast of Porto Rico.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Spelling of Puerto Rico is fictionalized as "Porto Rico" for the story.

[Cover to Pep Comics #3] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]
Reprints:

[The Mines Of Count Zongarr] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten ?
Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Count Zongarr (villain, introduction, death); J. Edgar Hoover
Synopsis:
A mysterious plane is dropping mines in New York harbor.
Reprints:

[Cover to Pep Comics #4] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]
Reprints:

[The Mosconian Menace, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten (signed)
Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; The Wizard; Keith Kornell [the West Pointer]; J. Edgar Hoover; The Mosconians (villain)
Synopsis:
Msoconian spies try to sabotage a volcano and destroy Pearl Harbor.
Reprints:

[Cover to Pep Comics #5] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]
Reprints:

[The Mosconian Menace, Part 6] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Abner Sundell

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; The Wizard; The Mosconians (villain)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Pearl Harbor; submarine

Indexer Notes

The Mosconians send a submarine to sink a passenger ship that the Shield is on. The Shield travels to Washington DC and puts and end to the Mosconians plan to blow up Congress.

[Cover to Shield-Wizard Comics #1] (Table of Contents)

The Shield/ The Wizard / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Harry Shorten

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wizard; The Shield [Joe Higgins]
Reprints:

[The Origin Of The Shield] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten ?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Harry Shorten

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shield (Origin told in detail for the 1st time); Lt. Tom Higgins (Introduction; Death; the Shield's father); J. Edgar Hoover; Hans Fritz (villain; introduction); Nazi spies (villain)
Synopsis:
When his father is killed by German spies in 1916, young Joe Higgins continues his work to create a formula to give a person super strength and invulnerability.
Reprints:

[The Origin Of The Shield, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten ?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Harry Shorten

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Ju Ju Watson (origin; 1st chron. app.); John Ingot (introduction); Rory Ingot (introduction); Company guards (villain; introduction); J. Edgar Hoover
Synopsis:
Joe Higgins joins the F.B.I and goes on his first case to rescue John Ingot from kidnappers.
Reprints:

[Lou Zepke's Murder Syndicate] (Table of Contents)

The Shield / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten ?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Harry Shorten

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Lou Zepke (villain; introduction); J. Edgar Hoover; Ilia Morgan (introduction); Ju Ju Watson; Ilia Morgan
Synopsis:
Joe Higgins and Ju Ju Watson are sent to investigate why all the witnesses in Lou Zepke's trial end up dead.
Reprints:

Farewell! (Table of Contents)

Archie / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Harry Shorten

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Ad informing readers that the Shield G-Man Club has been converted to the Archie Club.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Shield
  2. 1. Hey, Fellers!
    The Shield
  3. 2. Foreword
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. [Cover to Pep Comics #1]
    The Shield
  6. 5. G-Man Extraordinary
    The Shield
  7. 6. [Cover to Pep Comics #2]
    The Shield
  8. 7. [Peril In Porto Rico]
    The Shield
  9. 8. [Cover to Pep Comics #3]
    The Shield
  10. 9. [The Mines Of Count Zongarr]
    The Shield
  11. 10. [Cover to Pep Comics #4]
    The Shield
  12. 11. [The Mosconian Menace, Part 2]
    The Shield
  13. 12. [Cover to Pep Comics #5]
    The Shield
  14. 13. [The Mosconian Menace, Part 6]
    The Shield
  15. 14. [Cover to Shield-Wizard Comics #1]
    The Shield/ The Wizard
  16. 15. [The Origin Of The Shield]
    The Shield
  17. 16. [The Origin Of The Shield, Part 2]
    The Shield
  18. 17. [Lou Zepke's Murder Syndicate]
    The Shield
  19. 18. Farewell!
    Archie
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