(August 1940)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Abner Sundell
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)

Shield / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield
Keywords:
automatic pistols; bondage; machine guns; ray guns

[The Ballpark Murders] (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; V: Al Moroni (I)

[The Flying Juggernaut] (Table of Contents)

Comet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell
Pencils:
Jack Cole ?
Inks:
Jack Cole ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Comet [John Dickering]; Thelma Gordon (newspaperwoman); V: A gang of spies (I)

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Bob Wood, but it is not him. Compare with his signed Midshipman and Kayo Ward stories in this issue. A doubtful Cole, or an unknown tryout artist.

[The Phony Ambassador: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Press Guardian / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell (signed)
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Press Guardian [Perry Chase]; V: The Claw (I; not the villain from SILVER STREAK and DAREDEVIL COMICS); the phony ambassador (D)

[The Return of Joodar] (Table of Contents)

Fu Chang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils:
Lin Streeter (signed)
Inks:
Lin Streeter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Fu Chang (detective); Tay Ming (fiancee); V: Joodar

[The Propaganda Peril] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sergeant Boyle; GA: Captain Twerp; V: Nazis

[Shipley and the Smugglers] (Table of Contents)

Midshipman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lee Sampson (Midshipman); V: J. P. Shipley (I)

[Forest of Fear] (Table of Contents)

Rocket and the Queen of Diamonds / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rocket [Sir Rocket]; Queen of Diamonds; GS: Prince Falkar; V: Queen Abbie; Retlek

Indexer Notes

cont'd next issue

A Mystery of the Secret Service (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; spy
Characters:
Capt. Charles William Walker

[The Fight With Joe Louis] (Table of Contents)

Kayo Ward / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Kayo Ward [Eddie Ward]; GS: Joe Louis; I: Rupy La Vez; Jasper Twimbley; Mortimer J. Ginzburg

The Case of the Congo Curse (Table of Contents)

Bentley of Scotland Yard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Inspector Bentley; V: Harry Harper (I); I: Annie Douglas; John Martin (both D); Tom and Dan Douglas
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield
  2. 1. [The Ballpark Murders]
    Shield
  3. 2. [The Flying Juggernaut]
    Comet
  4. 3. [The Phony Ambassador: Part 2]
    Press Guardian
  5. 4. [The Return of Joodar]
    Fu Chang
  6. 5. [The Propaganda Peril]
    Sergeant Boyle
  7. 6. [Shipley and the Smugglers]
    Midshipman
  8. 7. [Forest of Fear]
    Rocket and the Queen of Diamonds
  9. 8. A Mystery of the Secret Service
  10. 9. [The Fight With Joe Louis]
    Kayo Ward
  11. 10. The Case of the Congo Curse
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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