(November 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
Harry Shorten
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; Captain Flag / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Cooper
Inks
Sam Cooper
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

[The Black Hand's Germ Warfare Plot] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Flag / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Blair?
Pencils
Warren King
Inks
Warren King
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Hand (villain)

[The Horse Race Fixers] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Characters
Squint Eyes Breznek (villain, introduction)

[Barney Jones: Framed for Murder] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Barker (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions); Barney Jones (introduction); Bill Bronson (introduction, death)

[The Bombay Bomber] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Harry Shorten?
Pencils
Carl Hubbell
Inks
Carl Hubbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Ratzer (villain, introduction)

[Storm at Sea] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Joan Davis (guest-star); Mr. Davis (guest-star); Junior DeSnook (guest-star)

Indexer Notes

Compare with Storm's story in Hangman #19, with long and lively inklines. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[The Human Fly] (Table of Contents: 6)

Inferno / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Fly (villain, introduction)

[Battle of the Biplane Bombers] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
war; aviation
Characters
Loop Logan; Gen. Dadbag (introduction); The Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Loop bombs and destroys a German carrier.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Frank Volp, but not him. It is the same unknown artist that made some Fran Frazer and Zambini stories. Notice very narrow and pointed ears.

[Showdown with the Green Ghoul] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Justice / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Satan (villain); the Green Ghoul (villain, death)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mr. Justice; Captain Flag
  2. 1. [The Black Hand's Germ Warfare Plot]
    Captain Flag
  3. 2. [The Horse Race Fixers]
    Rang-A-Tang
  4. 3. [Barney Jones: Framed for Murder]
    Fox
  5. 4. [The Bombay Bomber]
    Corporal Collins
  6. 5. [Storm at Sea]
    Ty-Gor
  7. 6. [The Human Fly]
    Inferno
  8. 7. [Battle of the Biplane Bombers]
    Loop Logan
  9. 8. [Showdown with the Green Ghoul]
    Mr. Justice
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