(December 1941)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1941-10-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date as submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Volume 36, Number 3. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 534066.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling; Black Jack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Black Jack [Jack Jones]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Blair (signed)
Pencils
Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Puppet Master of Death
Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Clancy McGinty (Police); Looney; Garguilo (Puppet Master of Death)
Synopsis
The Puppet Master stages an armored car robbery at the Mardi Gras.

The King of Diamonds (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Jack / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Inks
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Jack [Jack Jones]; The King of Diamonds; Mike Romeus (ex-gangster); John Rocco (crook); Carl Carlson (crook)
Synopsis
The King of Diamonds is out to take revenge on his criminal friends who once left him for dead.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Blair [as Blair] (signed)
Pencils
Lin Streeter [as Lin] (signed)
Inks
Lin Streeter [as Lin] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Valor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
Lin Streeter [as Lin] (signed)
Inks
Lin Streeter [as Lin] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And if the Army or the Navy...
Genre
war
Characters
Captain Valor (Marine); Slim (Marine); Slam (Marine); Sergeant Hogan (Marine); Nazis (villains); Mayor
Synopsis
German ships are somehow getting munitions from from Brazil and the U.S. don't know who's supplying them.

Indexer Notes

Signature Lin on the trousers of the kid in splash panel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Nevada Jones / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Little Joe! Look yonder!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nevada Jones; Little Joe (sidekick); Slade (villain); Pete (villain)
Synopsis
The payroll money going by the stage is not found by the robbers, as it is hidden in the wooden arm of the driver.

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

War Eagles / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tim and Tom...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Tim Shane (pilot); Tom Shane (pilot); Swen (crewman)
Synopsis
Tim and Tom's are on their way to bomb objectives deep inside Germany when shot down.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dicky in the Magic Forest / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Golden [as L. Golden] (signed)
Inks
Larry Golden [as L. Golden] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Magic Box...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dicky; Giant; Witch
Synopsis
A giant has grabbed Dicky and takes him home eat.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Zambini / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zambini is being shown around...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Zambini (magician); Morton (chemist)
Synopsis
A chemist is set up to sabotage the Nitropyro munitions plant.

Indexer Notes

Art credit revised per Leonard Wolinsky, from splash page signature, 1/19/2007. Previously credited to Bob Montana.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling; Black Jack
  2. 1. ["Puppet Master of Death"]
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. The King of Diamonds
    Black Jack
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wilbur
  5. 4. ["And if the Army or the Navy..."]
    Captain Valor
  6. 5. ["Little Joe! Look yonder!"]
    Nevada Jones
  7. 6. ["Tim and Tom..."]
    War Eagles
  8. 7. ["The Magic Box..."]
    Dicky in the Magic Forest
  9. 8. ["Zambini is being shown around..."]
    Zambini
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