(Winter 1942-1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1943-01-04
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, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The House That Time Forgot! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]; King Richard the Lion-Hearted; Princess Helene (niece of King Richard the Lion-Hearted); Prince John; Gawaine; Mordied

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This was baffling!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]; Judge Whitcomb; Mac Maloney; Tommy Michaels; Mike

The Ghost of Henry Schmidt (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Vivian Berg [as Vivian]
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; The Shield [Joe Higgins]; J. K. Burke; Henry Schmidt (villain)

The Lost Day (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty [Dustin Simmons]; Bill Higgins (The Shield); Linda Martin; Mask Martin; Hooker; Muggsy

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

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
All the eels in the world are born...
Genre
non-fiction

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

The Wizard / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deep in the mysterious jungle...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Wizard [Blane Whitney]; Dr. Banner (death); Mrs. Banner (death); Pete Oakland; Meadows

Fashions For Murder!! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Wizard with Roy the Super-Boy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Shorten
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jane Barlow; Roy the Super-Boy [Roy Carter]; The Wizard [Blane Whitney]; Pierre (villain)

Indexer Notes

This story ends on Jane Barlow's birthday.

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

Shield-Wizard's Hall of Fame / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look out!
Characters
Madge Colter
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Shield [MLJ/Archie]; The Wizard
  2. 1. The House That Time Forgot!
    The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective
  3. 2. ["This was baffling!"]
    The Shield with Dusty the Boy Detective
  4. 3. The Ghost of Henry Schmidt
    The Shield [MLJ/Archie]
  5. 4. The Lost Day
    Dusty the Spectacular Boy Detective
  6. 5. ["All the eels in the world are born..."]
    World Wonders
  7. 6. ["Deep in the mysterious jungle..."]
    The Wizard
  8. 7. Fashions For Murder!!
    The Wizard with Roy the Super-Boy
  9. 8. ["Look out!"]
    Shield-Wizard's Hall of Fame
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