(July 1941)

Archie, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1941-05-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Abner Sundell
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

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. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Al Camy (signed)
Inks
Al Camy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[The Secret of the Silver Skull] (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Hood / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood [Mathew Burland]; Joe; Barbara Sutton (reporter); Sergeant McGinty (Police); A lawyer (Villain; Intro); Simon Bleak (Intro; Death); George Bleak (Intro; Death); Slim (Intro)
Synopsis
The deceased did not leave a penny to any of his gathered relatives.

[Shootout on Fifth Avenue] (Table of Contents: 2)

Wizard / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Abe Shark and his gang (Villain; Intro); Moe (Intro; a cabbie)

[Hal Davis's Double] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Hans Von Stern and other Nazi spies (Villain; Intro)

[The Tank Plans Robbery] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Zuraw
Inks
Nick Zuraw
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
A gang of spies (Villain; Intro; Death)

[The Return of the Mummy: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 5)

Firefly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Inks
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Firefly [Harley Hudson]; Joan Burton (reporter); The Mummy (Villain); Egyptian cultists (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis
A sand dredge operating in the river hauls up a block of concrete from the depth of the water, and when cracked open out steps the Mummy.

Barred from the Ring (Table of Contents: 6)

St. Louis / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Lin Streeter
Inks
Lin Streeter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Pampas (Guest Star); Curly Taylor (Villain); Dummy (Villain); Bomber Benson (Villain)
Synopsis
Jim Jennings is cleared of wrongdoing.

[The Haunted House: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
The Nazis (Villain); Bruce Brown (Intro)

[The Hands of Johnny Napoleon: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bob Phantom [Walt Whitney]; Jinx Friday (secretary); Johnny Napoleon (Intro; Death); Saul Costello (Villain; Intro); Jerry Lesser (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis
A boxer is killed for not throwing his last fight.

Indexer Notes

Art is very much like the signed Patenaude story in #16. He [She] is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[East Side Story] (Table of Contents: 9)

Kardak / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hooker and his gang (Villain; Intro); Johnny Smith (Intro); Miss Smith (Intro); Houlihan (Intro)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood; Wizard
  2. 1. [The Secret of the Silver Skull]
    Black Hood
  3. 2. [Shootout on Fifth Avenue]
    Wizard
  4. 3. [Hal Davis's Double]
    Fran Frazer
  5. 4. [The Tank Plans Robbery]
    Keith Kornell
  6. 5. [The Return of the Mummy: Part 1]
    Firefly
  7. 6. Barred from the Ring
    St. Louis
  8. 7. [The Haunted House: Part 1]
    Wings Johnson
  9. 8. [The Hands of Johnny Napoleon: Part 1]
    Bob Phantom
  10. 9. [East Side Story]
    Kardak
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