(April 1941)

Archie, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1941-01-27
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

Issue Notes

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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Justice / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Cooper (signed)
Inks
Sam Cooper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Justice [Royal Wrath]

[Waltz of the Vampire] (Table of Contents: 1)

Mr. Justice / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Justice [Royal Wrath]; Carlos Hubbelo (villain, introduction, named for artist Carl Hubbell); the King of the Vampires (villain, introduction, death); Nazi agents (villains, introductions)
Synopsis
A vampire in the power of Nazi spies, arrives from South America.

[Murder by Animals] (Table of Contents: 2)

Rang-A-Tang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
animal; detective-mystery
Characters
Rang-A-Tang (dog); Detective Hy Speed; Richy [The Amazing Boy]; Salesnick (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A movie actor is attacked and killed by a swarm of sea gulls.

[The Murder of Marion Harper] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fox [Paul Patton] (photographer); Ruth Ransom (reporter); Mr. Harper (villain, introduction); his gang (villains); Marion Harper (introduction, death)
Synopsis
A society girl would not pay off the blackmailer and is killed.

[The Flying Fortress Mystery: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 4)

Steve Stacey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
H. A. Biern
Pencils
Nick Zuraw
Inks
Nick Zuraw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Stacey (sky detective); Joyce; Wilson (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Flying Fortresses are hijacked and disappear.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Execution of Slapsie] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Charles Biro?
Pencils
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro(signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Corporal Collins; Slapsie; The Nazis (villains); Sergeant Boyle (guest-star); Capt. Twerp (guest-star)
Synopsis
German spies are after a young girl.

[The Track Meet] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ty-Gor [Tyrone Gorman]; Truant Officer
Synopsis
Ty-Gor has entered grade school

[Prisoner of the Barbarians] (Table of Contents: 7)

Doc Strong and the Isle of Right / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
George Mandel
Inks
George Mandel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Doc Strong; Alice; Sampson; Martians (guest-stars); Gustav Ritter (villain); Edward Stuyvesant (villain); Teena barbarians (villains)
Synopsis
Doc has been taken prisoner by the barbarian hordes, led by Teena.
Reprints
Keywords
barbarians; Martians; robots

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Mort Meskin, but the art is identical to Mandel's work in Blue Bolt Comics v2#12. He is credited to this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[Infiltrating the Italians] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Loop Logan (pilot); Clatra (boy servant); The Fascists (villains)
Synopsis
Logan lands a hijacked Italian bomber in the Italian camp.

The Doctor Drums Up Business (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
sports
Characters
Dr. John Dropkick Murphy (wrestler)

[Allied against Spain] (Table of Contents: 10)

Green Falcon / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Roland Patenaude
Inks
Roland Patenaude
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Green Falcon; King John (villain); Sir Boltyn (villain); the Spanish Armada (villains); the King of Spain (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Spain has declared war on England.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Justice
  2. 1. [Waltz of the Vampire]
    Mr. Justice
  3. 2. [Murder by Animals]
    Rang-A-Tang
  4. 3. [The Murder of Marion Harper]
    Fox
  5. 4. [The Flying Fortress Mystery: Part 1]
    Steve Stacey
  6. 5. [The Execution of Slapsie]
    Corporal Collins
  7. 6. [The Track Meet]
    Ty-Gor
  8. 7. [Prisoner of the Barbarians]
    Doc Strong and the Isle of Right
  9. 8. [Infiltrating the Italians]
    Loop Logan
  10. 9. The Doctor Drums Up Business
  11. 10. [Allied against Spain]
    Green Falcon
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