(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
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

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, Dusty, Wizard / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; The Hun
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dusty's last name "Simmons" removed because it never appears in a comic. Lou Mougin reports that he invented the name in a fan fiction story called "War With the Wizard" and gave Dusty that name just to give him a last name.

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

Shield / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Hun (Villain; Death; Origin in flashback)

Death in the Subway (Table of Contents: 2)

Shield / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shield; Dusty

The Adventure of the Man in the Cape (Table of Contents: 3)

Dusty / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty; Shield [Joe Higgins]; Hangman; Steel Sterling; Sgt. Boyle; Pokey Oakey

Indexer Notes

Burlockoff is only credited on pencils on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, but his name is signed in ink.

Flaming Fingers of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

Wizard / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

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

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

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
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield, Dusty, Wizard
  2. 1. The Coming of the Hun
    Shield
  3. 2. Death in the Subway
    Shield
  4. 3. The Adventure of the Man in the Cape
    Dusty
  5. 4. Flaming Fingers of Death
    Wizard
  6. 5. ["An open letter to the U.S. Treasury Department..."]
    Roy the Super-Boy
This issue was most recently modified by:
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