(May 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shield; Dusty; Hangman
Keywords
Japanese Imperial naval ensign; swastikas; United States Bill of Rights; United States Constitution

[Fight for the Free French] (Table of Contents: 1)

Shield / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten ?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lecure (villain, introduction, death); the Nazis (villains); Paul (introduction, death); his grandfather (introduction); Sir Winston Churchill (guest-star); Charles DeGaulle (guest-star)

[The Ruby of Death] (Table of Contents: 2)

Hangman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Keith Morgan (villain, introduction, death); the Vinegaroon (villain, introduction, death); Marvil (villain, introduction, death); The Grand Lama (introduction)

[Nip Van Twinkle] (Table of Contents: 3)

Danny In Wonderland / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Lin Streeter
Inks
Lin Streeter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Rip Van Twinkle (introduction); Katrinka Van Twinkle (introduction); Juliana Van Twinkle (introduction)

[The Musical War] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Japanese (villains)

[Incident at a Russian Bazaar] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Characters
The Japanese (villains)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Archie for Class President!] (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; May Tadpole (introduction); Theodosius Tadpole (introduction); Streaky Shore; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
While at an assembly to nominate a class president, Betty yells at Archie and Archie is accepted as a nominee. Archie tells everyone not to vote for him, but Archie's psychology teacher tells him that this will only make more people vote for him. Archie has candy in his mouth during his speech, making him sound like Mr. Weatherbee. Because of this, Archie wins the election.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Riverdale's colors are brown and gold.

[Shanghaied in Sao Paulo] (Table of Contents: 7)

Kayo Ward / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob King
Pencils
Lin Streeter
Inks
Lin Streeter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
President of Sao Paulo; a gang of kidnappers (villains)

[Case of the Killer Falcon] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
Sam Cooper
Inks
Sam Cooper
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
A game warden (villain, introduction, death); Jack Nevers (introduction, death); Billy Nevers (introduction, death); Lord Blithely (introduction); Davidson (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield and Hangman
  2. 1. [Fight for the Free French]
    Shield
  3. 2. [The Ruby of Death]
    Hangman
  4. 3. [Nip Van Twinkle]
    Danny In Wonderland
  5. 4. [The Musical War]
    Sergeant Boyle
  6. 5. [Incident at a Russian Bazaar]
    Jolly Roger
  7. 6. [Archie for Class President!]
    Archie
  8. 7. [Shanghaied in Sao Paulo]
    Kayo Ward
  9. 8. [Case of the Killer Falcon]
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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