(Fall 1942)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1942-10-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
Harry Shorten (editor)

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)

The Shield [MLJ/Archie]; The Wizard / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]; The Wizard [Blane Whitney]; The Hun
Reprints

Chapter 1 The Coming of the Hun (Table of Contents: 1)

The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; Adolf Hitler (in flashback); The Shield [Joe Higgins]; The Hun (villain, origin in flashback); Attila the Hun (in dream)

[Chapter 2] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]; The Hun (villain); Monte Kuller (villain); Ladybird (villain)

[Chapter 3] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]; The Hun (villain, death); Monte Kuller (villain); Ladybird (villain)

Death in the Subway (Table of Contents: 4)

The Shield [MLJ/Archie] / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]; Bill Adams (death); Cliff Gerther

The Adventure of the Man in the Cape (Table of Contents: 5)

Dusty the Spectacular Boy Detective / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Sam Burlockoff (signed)
Inks
Sam Burlockoff ? (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sergeant Boyle; Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]; Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Pokey Oakey

Indexer Notes

Dusty celebrates his birthday in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

World Wonders / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (signed as Goss)
Inks
? (signed as Goss)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Giant king
Genre
non-fiction

Flaming Fingers of Death (Table of Contents: 7)

The Wizard with Roy the Super-Boy / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jane Barlow; Roy the Super-Boy [Roy Carter]; The Wizard [Blane Whitney]; James Stoner (inventor); Wolf Stoner (Nazi)

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

Roy the Super-Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An open letter to the U.S. Treasury Department...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Roy the Super-Boy [Roy Carter]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Shield [MLJ/Archie]; The Wizard
  2. 1. Chapter 1 The Coming of the Hun
    The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective
  3. 2. [Chapter 2]
    The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective
  4. 3. [Chapter 3]
    The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective
  5. 4. Death in the Subway
    The Shield [MLJ/Archie]
  6. 5. The Adventure of the Man in the Cape
    Dusty the Spectacular Boy Detective
  7. 6. ["Giant king"]
    World Wonders
  8. 7. Flaming Fingers of Death
    The Wizard with Roy the Super-Boy
  9. 8. ["An open letter to the U.S. Treasury Department..."]
    Roy the Super-Boy
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