(July 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:
?

[The Madman of Mammoth Studios] (Table of Contents)

Rang-A-Tang / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
V: Nawson Swelles (I, D)

Hercules Slaying the Hydra of Lerna (Table of Contents)

Hercules / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
I: Zeus; V: Hy Dralerny; The Nameless Nine (I for all); I: Henry and Betty Doyle

[The Island of Baron Von Krasner] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Bulthuis [as Johann Bulthuis] (signed)
Inks:
John Bulthuis [as Johann Bulthuis] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: Baron Von Krasner (I); I: Dorothy and Leonard Collier

Indexer Notes

story continues in Blue Ribbon Comics (1939 series) #6 (September 1940); Penciller and inker credits corrected by Denys Howard on 20 July 2004 from information from Jerry Bails; original credit was "Johann Bulthuis"
The signature is JOHANN, not John, and it is the same artist according to Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Great Trailer Mystery (Table of Contents)

Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fox [Paul Patton]; I: Dick Van Nostrum

[Breakout In the POW Camp] (Table of Contents)

Corporal Collins / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell (signed)
Pencils:
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks:
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Corporal Collins; V: The Nazis

[Captured By the Dyaks] (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:
Ty-Gor [Tyrone Gorman]; V: The Dyaks (I, D); I: Joan Davis; Mr. Davis (her father)
Synopsis:
Mr. Davis and her daughter are taken prisoners by the Dyaks.

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.

[Battle In Oculta Valley] (Table of Contents)

Doc Strong / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Doc Strong; Alice Rayburn; Professor Harrison; V: Gustave Ritter

[The Dispatch Robbery] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Volp (signed)
Inks:
Frank Volp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Loop Logan; V: The Nazis

[The Ulla-Boltyn Conspiracy] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Edd Ashe
Inks:
Edd Ashe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
V: Sir Boltyn, Ulla (I, D); GS: Richard the Lion-Hearted
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Corporal Collins
  2. 1. [The Madman of Mammoth Studios]
    Rang-A-Tang
  3. 2. Hercules Slaying the Hydra of Lerna
    Hercules
  4. 3. [The Island of Baron Von Krasner]
    Gypsy Johnson
  5. 4. The Great Trailer Mystery
    Fox
  6. 5. [Breakout In the POW Camp]
    Corporal Collins
  7. 6. [Captured By the Dyaks]
    Ty-Gor
  8. 7. [Battle In Oculta Valley]
    Doc Strong
  9. 8. [The Dispatch Robbery]
    Loop Logan
  10. 9. [The Ulla-Boltyn Conspiracy]
    Green Falcon
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