(August 1941)

Archie, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-06-15
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 and Wizard / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood; Wizard; Roy

The Return of the Skull (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Sergeant McGinty; Barbara Sutton (reporter); The Skull (Villain); Lord Rothmere (Intro); Slim (Guest Star)

Indexer Notes

title from cover
Camy is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He can be spotted during this period by the rather square faces with scowling mouth, especially Sergeant McGinty. Compare with signed story in #20.

[The Girl Bandit and the Ostrich] (Table of Contents: 2)

Wizard / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wizard [Blane Whitney]; Roy; Lil and her gang (Villain; Intro); Moe (Guest Star)

Indexer Notes

Camy is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He can be spotted during this period by the rather square faces with scowling mouth. Compare with signed story in #20.

[Indochina Incident] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Fran Frazer (Photographer); Hal Davis (reporter); The Japanese (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Art similar to the signed Montana story next. Compare eyes, ears and mouth of Fran and Hal.

[Ski Mission] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Billy (Intro); Billy's sister (Intro); Billy's father (Intro)

Indexer Notes

Signed in splash panel above mountain at right.

[The Return of the Mummy: Part 2] (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
Firefly [Harley Hudson]; Joan Burton; The Mummy (Villain; Death)

[Down For the Count] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Characters
Gregstone Dyke (Intro); Clarissa Dyke (Intro); Count Shekels (Villain; Intro)

[The Haunted House: Part 2] (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 (Guest Star)

[The Hands of Johnny Napoleon: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Ronald Patenaude (signed)[as Pat]
Inks
Ronald Patenaude (signed)[as Pat]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bob Phantom [Walt Whitney]; Jinx Friday (secretary); Jerry Lesser (Villain)

[The Reformation of Shiela Brooks] (Table of Contents: 9)

Kardak / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kardak; Shiela Brooks (Intro); Mr. and Mrs. Brooks (Intro); Mr. and Mrs. George Smith (Intro); Lorna Smith (Intro); Meadows (Intro)

Steel Sterling pin-up (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick?
Inks
Irv Novick?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Steel Sterling

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood and Wizard
  2. 1. The Return of the Skull
    Black Hood
  3. 2. [The Girl Bandit and the Ostrich]
    Wizard
  4. 3. [Indochina Incident]
    Fran Frazer
  5. 4. [Ski Mission]
    Keith Kornell
  6. 5. [The Return of the Mummy: Part 2]
    Firefly
  7. 6. [Down For the Count]
    St. Louis Kid
  8. 7. [The Haunted House: Part 2]
    Wings Johnson
  9. 8. [The Hands of Johnny Napoleon: Part 2]
    Bob Phantom
  10. 9. [The Reformation of Shiela Brooks]
    Kardak
  11. 10. Steel Sterling pin-up
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