(January 1948)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
An Archie 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fagaly
Inks:
Al Fagaly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper

Weeny Roast (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie invites Veronica to a weenie roast, but discovers he has to work his job delivering weenies. When Veronica comes up with the idea of placing an order, so that Archie can deliver it to her, Reggie tries to double cross Archie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon ?
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
children; humor

The Man Who Wouldn't Stay Dead (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joe Higgins [The Shield]; Dusty; Dr. Ray; Professor Scott; Dr. Green; the District Attorney
Synopsis:
Professor Scott has invented a serum that can bring people back from the dead. In order to find out if it works he kills a man but is caught by the police before he can administer the serum. Tried and convicted of murder, he's sentenced to the electric chair. He convinces his assistant Dr. Green to dig up his corpse and inject him with the serum so he can return from the grave to enact his revenge. Professor Scott electrocutes Dr. Ray for turning him in to the police then while trying to kill the district attorney he's stopped by Dusty and kills himself with a lethal injection. Never to return.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Shield's next appearance is in Mighty Crusaders #1 (1966; Shield II first appears in Fly Man #31);
Dusty's next appearance is in Mighty Crusaders #4 (1966)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Willy the Wise Guy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gloomy Gus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kean ?
Pencils:
Red Holmdale
Inks:
Red Holmdale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Weeny Roast
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. The Man Who Wouldn't Stay Dead
    Shield
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Willy the Wise Guy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Gloomy Gus
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