(January 1941)

Archie, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Available as a scan at digitalcomicmuseum.com.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.


The Marvel of 1941 (Table of Contents)

Black Hood; Wizard / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Wizard [Blane Whitney]; Roy; The Skull

The Case of the Infants of Death (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Hood / comic story / 13.5 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Campbell ?
Pencils
Al Camy (signed)
Inks
Al Camy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Skull (Villain); Sgt. McGinty (Introduction); Black Hood

Indexer Notes

Page 3 is only a half page of art with the other half being an advertisment.

[The Mission House Murders] (Table of Contents: 2)

Wizard / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crone and her gang (Villain; Introduction); The Wizard; Roy the Super-Boy (introduction)

[Intrigue in Istanbul] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fran Frazer / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey A. Biern (signed)
Pencils
Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Madame Olga (villain, introduction); her spy ring (Villains; Introduction); Fran Frazer

[The Canadian Hockey Game] (Table of Contents: 4)

Keith Kornell / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten [as H. Shorten] (signed)
Pencils
Nick Zuraw [as N. Zuraw] (signed)
Inks
Nick Zuraw [as N. Zuraw] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports; spy
Characters
Kimball (Villain; Introduction); Keith Kornell; Tubby
Synopsis
West Point hosts the annual hockey game with Canadian rivals from the Royal Military Academy, but the Canadian who Kornell is hosting isn't actually a hockey player... he's a fifth columnist!

Introducing the Mummy (Table of Contents: 5)

Firefly / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Mummy (Villain; Introduction); The Firefly [Harley Hudson]

East Meets West (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Viking Attack] (Table of Contents: 7)

Galahad / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten [as Shorten] (signed)
Pencils
Lin Streeter [as Streeter] (signed)
Inks
Lin Streeter [as Streeter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Galahad; Thorg (Villain; Introduction); Vikings (Villains)

Indexer Notes

Galahad swears, "God's blood!" on page 5. This was his last appearance.

[Assignment: Calais] (Table of Contents: 8)

Wings Johnson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Nazis (Villain); Wings Johnson; Henry Higgins

Death Stalks the Prize Ring (Table of Contents: 9)

Bob Phantom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Bernard Klein [as Bobby King] (signed)
Inks
Bernard Klein [as Bobby King] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mack Jack (Villain; Introduction; Death); Mark Jack's gang (Villain; Introduction); The Masked Mauler (Introduction); Snowball (Introduction); Bob Phantom

In the Land of Ice [Part 6] (Table of Contents: 10)

Kardak / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Bernard Klein [as Bobby King] (signed)
Inks
Bernard Klein [as Bobby King] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Ice People and their King (Villain; Intro)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Marvel of 1941
    Black Hood; Wizard
  2. 1. The Case of the Infants of Death
    Black Hood
  3. 2. [The Mission House Murders]
    Wizard
  4. 3. [Intrigue in Istanbul]
    Fran Frazer
  5. 4. [The Canadian Hockey Game]
    Keith Kornell
  6. 5. Introducing the Mummy
    Firefly
  7. 6. East Meets West
  8. 7. [The Viking Attack]
    Galahad
  9. 8. [Assignment: Calais]
    Wings Johnson
  10. 9. Death Stalks the Prize Ring
    Bob Phantom
  11. 10. In the Land of Ice [Part 6]
    Kardak
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