(July 1941)

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)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Justice

[The Rescue of Christine Schmidt] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Justice; Satan (Villain); Adolf Hitler (Villain); a police chief (Villain; Intro; Death); Christine Schmidt (Intro); Mr. Schmidt (Intro); Hans Muller (Intro)
Synopsis
Mr. Justice heads for Europe, intent on destroying the hated dictator there by first crippling the Army fighting for him. He learns from a sympathetic German soldier that his girl Christine is being held in a concentration camp. Justice heads for that camp and rescues Hans, the girl and her father before they are to be killed.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich (September 1, 2007).

[Peril of the Python] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
animal; detective-mystery
Characters
Rang-A-Tang (dog); Richy [The Amazing Boy]; Detective Hy Speed; King (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis
Murder and robbery at the circus grounds.

[The Escape of Flaxey Dorgan] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Inks
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fox [Paul Patton] (photographer); Ruth Ransom (reporter); Flaxey Dorgan (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis
A notorious racketeer escapes when being transfered to a new federal prison.

[The Golfball Murder] (Table of Contents: 4)

Penny Parker / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Frank Chester (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis
A man is killed by a golf ball to get hold of some I.O.U.'s he has on him.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Irv Novick, but the story has an unreadable signature on trouser leg in first panel, not Novick. The same signature appears in some Penny Parker and Fran Frazer features.

[The Radio Invasion Clue] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Charles Biro?
Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Corporal Collins; Slapsie; The Nazis (Villain)
Synopsis
Collins and his mate are on a small Aegean island invaded by German paratroopers.

[The Young Bundists] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Fitz Hewn (Villain; Intro); Young Bundists (Villain; Intro)

[The Stolen Train] (Table of Contents: 7)

Inferno / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Inferno; A gang of enemy agents (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis
Enemy agents steal a train.

[The Molotov Cocktail War] (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); Major Grazionni (Villain); the Fascists (Villain)
Synopsis
Loop Logan against an Italian tank brigade in Libya.

[The Return of King Richard] (Table of Contents: 9)

Green Falcon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten (credited)
Pencils
Roland Patenaude (signed)[as Patenaude]
Inks
Roland Patenaude (signed)[as Patenaude]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Green Falcon (knight); Lady Marion; Richard the Lionhearted (Intro); King John (Villain)
Synopsis
King Richard returns to England in disguise.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Justice
  2. 1. [The Rescue of Christine Schmidt]
    Mr. Justice
  3. 2. [Peril of the Python]
    Rang-A-Tang
  4. 3. [The Escape of Flaxey Dorgan]
    Fox
  5. 4. [The Golfball Murder]
    Penny Parker
  6. 5. [The Radio Invasion Clue]
    Corporal Collins
  7. 6. [The Young Bundists]
    Ty-Gor
  8. 7. [The Stolen Train]
    Inferno
  9. 8. [The Molotov Cocktail War]
    Loop Logan
  10. 9. [The Return of King Richard]
    Green Falcon
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