(January 1942)

Archie, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1941-11-10
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

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Hood / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood; Roy

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

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

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

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

Wizard / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Pencil & ink credits from Error list (March 9, 2004). Original pencil & ink credits given to: Al Camy.

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

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

Script
Harvey Biern
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Fran Frazer (news-photographer); Hal Davis (reporter); Captain
Synopsis
German U-boats are lying await in Tobruk Harbor for a big English convoy.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Irv Novick, but the movement of the figures are too stiff and awkward, and none of his faces are found here. Notice inking, the narrow pointed ears and long hands and fingers, which can be found in some other stories in Fran Frazer and Zambini, Zip Comics #23.

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

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

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Warren King
Inks
Warren King
Colors
?
Letters
?

In India (Table of Contents: 5)

Firefly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Warren King
Inks
Warren King
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No wan can lick Batisse!
Genre
sports
Characters
St. Louis Kid [Jim Jennings]; Windy; Pop Molloy; Batisse (French-Canadian lumber jack)
Synopsis
A fight with Batisse, a rough and rugged French-Canadian lumber jack, in a lumber camp in Canada.

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

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the early morning, a huge bomber leaves...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Bob Phantom [Walt Whitney]; Mr. Hendix (airplane manufacturer); Girl secretary
Synopsis
A girl has got some inside information about the crash of a new bomber.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Bernard Klein, but this has none of his small heads with angry eyebrows in sideview. It is identical to King's signed stories in #19.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Kardak / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Wizard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fran Frazer
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Keith Kornell
  6. 5. In India
    Firefly
  7. 6. ["No wan can lick Batisse!"]
    St. Louis Kid
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings Johnson
  9. 8. ["In the early morning, a huge bomber leaves..."]
    Bob Phantom
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kardak
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