(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

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 (introduction); Slim

Indexer Notes

title from cover

Camy can be spotted during this period by the rather square faces with scowling mouth, especially on Sergeant McGinty. Compare with signed story in #20.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Wizard / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No phoney moves or you get it!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wizard [Blane Whitney]; Roy; Lil (villain; introduction); Moe; Lil's gang

Indexer Notes

Camy 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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! Dunno whatsa matter with me.
Genre
sports
Characters
Gregstone Dyke (introduction); Clarissa Dyke (introduction); Count Shekels (villain; introduction); St. Louis Kid; Mary Malloy; Timothy Malloy; Windy
Synopsis
Jim blows his shot at the champ in order to raise money for Mr. Dyke.
Keywords
Bermuda; surfing; swimming; swimsuits; yachts

[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. ["No phoney moves or you get it!"]
    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. ["Gee! Dunno whatsa matter with me."]
  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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