(November 1942)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-09-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
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. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]
Keywords
machine guns; swastikas; swords; World War II

Bulletin No. 12 (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Shield G-Man Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Black Swan Inn (Table of Contents: 2)

The Shield [MLJ/Archie] / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; Joseph Goebbels (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain); The Shield [Joe Higgins]; Professor Wilson; Mary Wilson; Schultz (villain, introduction, death); his spy ring (villain, introduction, death); Nazis (villains)

Suicide for the Slant-Eyes (Table of Contents: 3)

The Shield [MLJ/Archie] / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Scott Feldman
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]; Morrie Culler

The Crusader (Table of Contents: 4)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
Mort Leav
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thelma Gordon; The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; The Crusader (villain, introduction); Hassen Ben Sober (introduction)

Horns! (Table of Contents: 5)

Hangman / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Scott Feldman
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; Joe Edwards; Sid Edwards; Eric Edwards

[The Courage of Red Brewster] (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Commando / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; war
Characters
The Boy Soldiers [Armand De Latour; Billy Grayson; Erik Jansen; Gerald Sykes]; Captain Commando [John Grayson]; Adolf Hitler (villain); Red Brewster (introduction, death); the Nazis (villains)

[Young Soldiers of America Club] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Halloween in Wonderland] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica the Witch (villain); Gobbo the Goblin (villain); Alice of Wonderland (guest-star)

[Secret Mission] (Table of Contents: 9)

Sergeant Boyle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Sergeant Boyle; Corporal Collins (guest); The Nazis (villains)

[Jughead's Cousin] (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Streaky Shore; Mary Ann Lee (introduction)
Synopsis
Archie brings Jughead's southern cousin Mary Ann Lee to the dance, not knowing she's unattractive and overweight.
Reprints

The Light That Lives (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Bentley; Baronet Grove (villain, introduction, death); Roger Grove (introduction); Penelope Grove (introduction); Derek Wadsby (introduction); Dr. Fruke (introduction); Stark (introduction)

Indexer Notes

story bears some resemblance to Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Speckled Band"

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hangman; The Shield [MLJ/Archie]
  2. 1. Bulletin No. 12
    Shield G-Man Club
  3. 2. Black Swan Inn
    The Shield [MLJ/Archie]
  4. 3. Suicide for the Slant-Eyes
    The Shield [MLJ/Archie]
  5. 4. The Crusader
    Hangman
  6. 5. Horns!
    Hangman
  7. 6. [The Courage of Red Brewster]
    Captain Commando
  8. 7. [Young Soldiers of America Club]
  9. 8. [Halloween in Wonderland]
    Danny in Wonderland
  10. 9. [Secret Mission]
    Sergeant Boyle
  11. 10. [Jughead's Cousin]
    Archie
  12. 11. The Light That Lives
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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