(December 1940)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
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 [as Novick] (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick [as Novick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shield
Keywords
hatchets; swords

[Kivonne's Fur Racket] (Table of Contents: 1)

Shield / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Kivonne (villain, introduction)

[The Oil Well Fire Menace] (Table of Contents: 2)

Comet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Comet [John Dickering]; Thelma Gordon (newspaperwoman); Hartley (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Comet still a fugitive

[The Monster of Rocky Point] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Press Guardian [Perry Chase]; Claw (villain, introduction); his henchman (villains, introductions)

[The Temple of Hutuktu] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils
Nick Zuraw (signed)
Inks
Nick Zuraw (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Fu Chang (detective); Tay Ming (fiancee); Lo Fung (villain, introduction)

[The Doctor's Deception] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Charles Biro?
Pencils
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Sergeant Boyle; A doctor (villain, introduction); other spies (villains, introductions); Captain Twerp (guest-star)

[The Army-Navy Game] (Table of Contents: 6)

Midshipman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten [as Shorten] (signed)
Pencils
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Inks
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Lee Sampson (Midshipman); Keith Kornell (the West Pointer, guest-star); Shipwreck Jones (introduction); Commodore Jones (introduction)

[The Miniature Armies] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Joe Blair [as Blair] (signed)
Pencils
Lin Streeter [as Streeter] (signed)
Inks
Lin Streeter [as Streeter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rocket [Sir Rocket]; Queen of Diamonds; Prince Falkar (guest-star); Gen. Schmutzpuss (introduction); the Pigwidgeons (introductions); Gromans (villains, introductions)

Frontier Theatres (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Lotta Crabthree (actress); Marie Heath (child actress); Kate Claxton (actress); Adelina Juana Maria Patti (singer)

[Rupy's Revenge Plot] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Kayo Ward [Eddie Ward]; Rupy Le Vez (villain); Ronald Sleek (villain); Jack Ropes (introduction)

The Case of the Tarantula Terror (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
Sam Cooper [as S. Cooper] (signed)
Inks
Sam Cooper [as S. Cooper] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Bentley; The Tarantula [Bill Barnes] (villain, introduction); Lenore Rogers (introduction, death); Charlie (introduction, death); Frank Root (introduction); Donald Morgan (introduction); B. J. Morgan (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield
  2. 1. [Kivonne's Fur Racket]
    Shield
  3. 2. [The Oil Well Fire Menace]
    Comet
  4. 3. [The Monster of Rocky Point]
    Press Guardian
  5. 4. [The Temple of Hutuktu]
    Fu Chang
  6. 5. [The Doctor's Deception]
    Sergeant Boyle
  7. 6. [The Army-Navy Game]
    Midshipman
  8. 7. [The Miniature Armies]
    Rocket and the Queen of Diamonds
  9. 8. Frontier Theatres
  10. 9. [Rupy's Revenge Plot]
    Kayo Ward
  11. 10. The Case of the Tarantula Terror
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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