(Summer 1942)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1942-06-22
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 (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hangman; Dusty; Roy; Captain Swastika
Reprints

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

Wonders of Science, Simplified / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Special Case No. 7: The Executioner (Table of Contents: 2)

Hangman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav ?; John Cassone ?
Inks
Mort Leav ?; John Cassone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the dark and fetid bowels of Hades comes a yellow monster...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hangman [Bob Dickering]; The Executioner (villain, introduction); Hirohito; Hermann Goering; the Japanese; Mike; Thelma Gordon
Keywords
decapitation; San Francisco; Tokyo

Indexer Notes

John Cassone art id by Kelly Izaj from comparing to known work sent to error report 11/07

Terror Strikes Twice (Table of Contents: 3)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav ?; John Cassone ?
Inks
Mort Leav ?; John Cassone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Never before - since the Hangman began his avenging career against all gangsterdom - has his life been in such jeopardy!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hangman [Bob Dickering]; Captain Swastika (villain); the Executioner (death ?); Simon Starr (introduction, death); Thelma Gordon

Indexer Notes

John Cassone art id by Kelly Izaj from comparing to known work sent to error report 11/07

Design For the Gallows (Table of Contents: 4)

Hangman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was all so easy.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; Greaseball Jack; Thelma Gordon; Johnny

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Top Notch Laugh Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Special Case No. 9 (Table of Contents: 6)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Believe it or not, it's true!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hangman [Bob Dickering]; The Missionary (villain); Thelma Gordon; Johnny; Mr. Gortz

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mary Goss ? [as Goss]
Inks
Mary Goss ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The man-o-war bird has been trained...
Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Datura tree; man-o-war bird; sea lions

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

Junior Flying Corps / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Special Case No. 5 (Table of Contents: 9)

Boy Buddies / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My name's Fingers!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fingers (introduction, villain); Hans (introduction, villain); Feldtman (introduction, villain); other Nazi spies (introduction, villains); Dusty; Roy; Butch; Tony; Josephine

Terror On Wheels (Table of Contents: 10)

Boy Buddies / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a hot July day, Roy and Dusty sauntered down...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty; Roy; Chief

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mary Goss ? [as Goss]
Inks
Mary Goss ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Elephant hunting pygmies
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Eleazar; Peter the Great

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Comicscope / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hangman
  2. 1. ["33 power telescope lens kit"]
    Wonders of Science, Simplified
  3. 2. Special Case No. 7: The Executioner
    Hangman
  4. 3. Terror Strikes Twice
    Hangman
  5. 4. Design For the Gallows
    Hangman
  6. 5. ["Laugh! Laugh! Laugh! in the Sept. Top Notch Laugh Comics!"]
    Top Notch Laugh Comics
  7. 6. Special Case No. 9
    Hangman
  8. 7. ["The man-o-war bird has been trained..."]
  9. 8. ["Look at this headline all you members..."]
    Junior Flying Corps
  10. 9. Special Case No. 5
    Boy Buddies
  11. 10. Terror On Wheels
    Boy Buddies
  12. 11. ["Elephant hunting pygmies"]
  13. 12. ["Meet the navy"]
    Comicscope
  14. 13. ["How to make your body bring you fame... instead of shame!"]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Del Gruber
  • Edgar Loftin
  • James Ludwig
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregg Whitmore