(Spring 1942)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1942-03-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Harry Shorten

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. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hangman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Robert "Bob" Dickering]; Dusty [Dusty Simmons]; Roy the Super Boy [Roy Carter]

Special Case No. 4: The Hangman Vs. Captain Swastika (Table of Contents: 1)

The Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Robert "Bob" Dickering]; Mr. Schmitt (introduction); Elsa Danning (introduction); Captain Swastika (villain, introduction); The Legion of the Swastika (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Captain Swastika is pursuing Elsa Danning to prevent her from divulging vital information to America.

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

The Web / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Special Case No. 5: Clockmaker of Death (Table of Contents: 3)

The Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The clock strikes death!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The GHangman [Robert "Bob" Dickering]; Mary; George White; Thelma Gordon; Murphy; Mr. Thompson; Dingman; Davis; The Clockmaker [John Simms] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
John Simms seeks revenge against his former partners after taking the rap, and being imprisoned, for his partner's crimes.

[The Rabbit] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk [as Woolfolk] (signed)
Pencils
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Inks
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Hangman meets his greatest foe in the Rabbit, the meek little professor...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Robert "Bob" Dickering]; Dean Gray; Devere; Marcus; Thelma Gordon; Jervis; The Rabbit [Professor Ernest Hare] (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Hangman goes to his 10th college reunion in this story, which makes him 32 years old.

Live By the Gun and Die By--The Hangman (Table of Contents: 5)

The Hangman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bob Dickering, and his friend, Langley, were talking quietly together...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Robert "Bob" Dickering]; Langley; Salko

Special Case No. 3 (Table of Contents: 6)

Boy Buddies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come back, you young rascal!
Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins] (guest star); Wizard [Blane Whitney] (guest star); Smiley Joe Martin (introduction, villain); Dusty; Roy

Indexer Notes

Dusty and Roy get sent to military school

Special Case No. 4 (Table of Contents: 7)

Boy Buddies / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk (signed)
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen, fellas, this time we've really got hold of an idea...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dusty [Dusty Simmons]; Roy [Roy Carter]; Major Neilson (introduction); Major Neilson's son
Keywords
Junior Flying Corps; military school

Indexer Notes

Story promotes idea of a Junior Flying Corps for boys

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hangman
  2. 1. Special Case No. 4: The Hangman Vs. Captain Swastika
    The Hangman
  3. 2. ["There goes the curtain on Zip's sensational new character, Steel!"]
    The Web
  4. 3. Special Case No. 5: Clockmaker of Death
    The Hangman
  5. 4. [The Rabbit]
    The Hangman
  6. 5. Live By the Gun and Die By--The Hangman
    The Hangman
  7. 6. Special Case No. 3
    Boy Buddies
  8. 7. Special Case No. 4
    Boy Buddies
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