(June 1940)

Archie, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Abner Sundell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Corporal Collins / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[The Canal Zone Murder Case] (Table of Contents)

Rang-A-Tang / comic story / 10.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
V: Wheeler (I)

Hercules Slays the Lion of Nemea (Table of Contents)

Hercules / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Ed Wexler (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wexler (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
I & O: Hercules; V: Leo Nymia (I, D); Scabroni (I)

[Battle With Shiek Tamah] (Table of Contents)

Gypsy Johnson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Bulthuis (signed)
Inks:
John Bulthuis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
I: Gypsy Johnson; V: Shiek Tamah (I)

[Origin of the Fox] (Table of Contents)

The Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
I & O: The Fox (Paul Patton); I: Ruth Ransom (DAILY GLOBE editor); V: The Night Riders (I)

[Company C Is Trapped] (Table of Contents)

Corporal Collins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell?
Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Corporal Collins; I: Slapsie Carr; V: The Nazis

Hunting the Coyote (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Short article about hunting coyotes while on motorcycles.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

[The Origin of Ty-Gor] (Table of Contents)

Ty-Gor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
George Storm
Inks:
George Storm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
I & O: Ty-Gor (Tyrone Gorman); I: Mr. and Mrs. Gorman (D; Ty-Gor's parents); Malma (a tigress); V: The Gapousas (I; one D)
Synopsis:
To atone for the death of a tiger cub, the witch doctor must offer a human sacrifice, this time it must be a white boy.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited Mort Meskin. Compared with his signed story in #6, this is not him, but George Storm. Compare also with Storm's story in Hangman #19, with long and lively inklines. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Isle of Right (Table of Contents)

Doc Strong / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Sam Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Sam Cooper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
I & O: Doc Strong; I: Alice Rayburn; Professor Harrison; Dr. Henry Davidge; Walter Parker; Edward Stuyvesant; Sampson Smith; V: Gustave Ritter (I)

["Listen, you dumb dopes..."] (Table of Contents)

Dipsy and Doodle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Quincy (signed)
Inks:
Quincy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dipsy (detective); Doodle (detective); Homicide Hogan
Synopsis:
Bring in Homicide Hogan dead or alive, or you loose your new police whistles.

Indexer Notes

Only the name Quincy as artist is found in Jerry Bails' Who's Who, no P. Quincy.

[The Blue Duke] (Table of Contents)

Loop Logan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Frank Volp
Inks:
Frank Volp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
I: Loop Logan; V: The Blue Duke (I; Lt. Villon)

[The Coming of the Green Falcon] (Table of Contents)

Green Falcon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten (signed)
Pencils:
Edd Ashe (signed)
Inks:
Edd Ashe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
I & O: The Green Falcon; V: Prince John; Sir Boltyn; the Saracens (I for all); I: Lady Marion; Richard the Lion-Hearted
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Corporal Collins
  2. 1. [The Canal Zone Murder Case]
    Rang-A-Tang
  3. 2. Hercules Slays the Lion of Nemea
    Hercules
  4. 3. [Battle With Shiek Tamah]
    Gypsy Johnson
  5. 4. [Origin of the Fox]
    The Fox
  6. 5. [Company C Is Trapped]
    Corporal Collins
  7. 6. Hunting the Coyote
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. [The Origin of Ty-Gor]
    Ty-Gor
  10. 9. The Isle of Right
    Doc Strong
  11. 10. ["Listen, you dumb dopes..."]
    Dipsy and Doodle
  12. 11. [The Blue Duke]
    Loop Logan
  13. 12. [The Coming of the Green Falcon]
    Green Falcon
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