(Spring 1942)

Archie, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-03-25
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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling; Black Hood; Mr. Justice; Sergeant Boyle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Montana [as Montana] (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana [as Montana] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Lost Colony] (Table of Contents: 1)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick ; Mort Meskin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; VILLAINS: Captain Scragg (intro; flashback); the Nazis
Keywords
The inking style varies over the course of the story. Some of it looks like Mort Meskin.

World Wonders (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dale Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Pencils
Dale Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Inks
Dale Goss [as Goss] (signed)

Genre
non-fiction

Zogi the Yogi (Table of Contents: 3)

Clancy and Looney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Looney [Alec Lunar]; Sgt. Clancy; Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; VILLAIN: Zogi the Yogi (intro)

Relax--And Die (Table of Contents: 4)

Steel Sterling / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]

The Case of the Haunted Violin (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Hood / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood [Kip Burland; aka Matthew Kipling Burland]; VILLAIN: Octavius (intro; dies)

Murder On Wheels (Table of Contents: 6)

Black Hood / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood [Kip Burland; aka Matthew Kipling Burland]

[Trip To Bear Mountain] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana [as Montana] (signed)
Pencils
Bob Montana [as Montana] (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana [as Montana] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Scotty; Streaky Shore
Synopsis
Archie gets initiated into the Philomathian club but hurts Mr. Weatherbee in the process. As a result, Archie is banned from the class boat ride. Jughead persuades Archie to go because Mr. Weatherbee never goes on the boat rides. However, he does and Archie has to avoid him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gives setting of New York tri-state area, with references to the Hudson River and Bear Mountain.
First appearance of Reggie Mantle and Mr. Weatherbee.
Reggie Mantle shown to be wealthy.

World Wonders (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dale Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Pencils
Dale Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Inks
Dale Goss [as Goss] (signed)

Genre
non-fiction

[The Lost Tribe of Genghis Khan] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
Warren King (signed)
Inks
Warren King (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Justice [Prince James]; VILLAINS: Professor Norton (Dies--twice); the tribe of Genghis Khan (intro)

Indexer Notes

Per Bud Plant e-mail on 4/6/07, art was signed by Warren King. Pencil and ink credits were originally attributed to Sam Cooper.

[The Rescue of Margie Knox] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Carl Hubbell [as Hubbell] (signed)
Inks
Carl Hubbell [as Hubbell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sergeant Boyle; General Knox (intro); Margie Knox (intro); VILLAINS: The Japanese
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling; Black Hood; Mr. Justice; Sergeant Boyle
  2. 1. [The Lost Colony]
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. World Wonders
  4. 3. Zogi the Yogi
    Clancy and Looney
  5. 4. Relax--And Die
    Steel Sterling
  6. 5. The Case of the Haunted Violin
    Black Hood
  7. 6. Murder On Wheels
    Black Hood
  8. 7. [Trip To Bear Mountain]
    Archie
  9. 8. World Wonders
  10. 9. [The Lost Tribe of Genghis Khan]
    Mr. Justice
  11. 10. [The Rescue of Margie Knox]
    Sergeant Boyle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Roy Lyons
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Luke A.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin