(October 1942)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1942-08-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hangman; Shield
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; defense industry; M3 Lee tank; swastikas; torture; World War II

The Bullfrog Strikes Again (Table of Contents: 1)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Bullfrog [Pagini] (villain, introduction, death)

Death Plays a Symphony (Table of Contents: 2)

The Hangman / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Scott Feldman
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman

The Hun (Table of Contents: 3)

Shield / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Hun (villain); J. Edgar Hoover (guest-star)

The Commandos Are Coming! (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Commando / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger?
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Nazis (villains)

[The Restoration of Snapper] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Red Holmdale
Inks
Red Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Snapper (guest-star, restored to life); Father Time (guest-star); Ragweed (villain, introduction); King Sleepyland (introduction); Queen of Sleepyland (introduction)

[Return to England] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Characters
Gen. Von Schtunk (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains)

[The Voyage of the Betty C] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When their sailboat runs aground, Archie, Betty, and Jughead have to camp out on what they think is a deserted island.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Still gives setting of New York tri-state area, with sailing in the Atlantic Ocean and the deserted island being Fire Island.

The Head on Traitor's Gate (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Joe Blair
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Charles Howard (villain, introduction); Katherine Howard (introduction, death); James Hook (introduction); Ann Howard (introduction); Dr. Henry Huit (introduction); Bill (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield and Hangman
  2. 1. The Bullfrog Strikes Again
    Hangman
  3. 2. Death Plays a Symphony
    The Hangman
  4. 3. The Hun
    Shield
  5. 4. The Commandos Are Coming!
    Captain Commando
  6. 5. [The Restoration of Snapper]
    Danny In Wonderland
  7. 6. [Return to England]
    Sergeant Boyle
  8. 7. [The Voyage of the Betty C]
    Archie
  9. 8. The Head on Traitor's Gate
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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