(April 1942)

Archie, 1940 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 Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Remember Pearl Harbor! (Table of Contents)

Shield and Hangman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shield; Dusty; Hangman
Keywords
Liberty Bell

[The Case of William Wayne] (Table of Contents: 1)

Shield / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten ?
Pencils
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shield; Ronson (villain, introduction, death); Brown (introduction, death); Bill Wayne

[The Menacing Missionary] (Table of Contents: 2)

Hangman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hangman; The Missionary [John Weems] (villain, introduction); Brother Thomas (introduction); Henry Desnark (introduction); Maude Desnark (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Originally credited "Paul Reinman ?".

[The Timid Lion] (Table of Contents: 3)

Danny In Wonderland / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten (signed)
Pencils
Lin Streeter (signed)
Inks
Lin Streeter (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Danny; Kuppie; Snapper; The Timid Lion (becomes a man in this story)

Japs Raid (Table of Contents: 4)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Sergeant Boyle; Corporal Collins; Japanese (villains)

[The Russian Mission] (Table of Contents: 5)

Jolly Roger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Jolly Roger; C.T. Price; Marty martin; Frank Root; Colonel Vodka (introduction); Nazis (villains)

[Veronica Makes the Scene] (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (introduction); Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Penny Reems; Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie meets Veronica and asks her out, not knowing that she's a rich girl with expensive tastes. He gets a job at the El Crocadero to get money for the date, but that is where Veronica ends up wanting to go. Since Archie wore his work uniform for the date, he has to juggle working and dating Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Veronica Lodge.
First view of Riverdale High School exterior.

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

Black Hood / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Bandit King of Sao Paulo] (Table of Contents: 8)

Kayo Ward / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Bresnick (signed)
Pencils
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Inks
Warren King [as King] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Kayo Ward; Louis Liverlip; President of Sao Paulo; Pablo (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Lin Streeter.

[Case of the Druid Curse] (Table of Contents: 9)

Bentley of Scotland Yard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Bentley; Roger Steyne (villain, introduction); Alfred Steyne (introduction, death); McCarthy (introduction, death); Irene Steyne; her fiance; Harold Steyne; Lady Ruth Steyne
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Remember Pearl Harbor!
    Shield and Hangman
  2. 1. [The Case of William Wayne]
    Shield
  3. 2. [The Menacing Missionary]
    Hangman
  4. 3. [The Timid Lion]
    Danny In Wonderland
  5. 4. Japs Raid
    Sergeant Boyle
  6. 5. [The Russian Mission]
    Jolly Roger
  7. 6. [Veronica Makes the Scene]
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood
  9. 8. [The Bandit King of Sao Paulo]
    Kayo Ward
  10. 9. [Case of the Druid Curse]
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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