(February 1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Montana [as Montana] (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana [as Montana] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
The Shield [Joe Higgins] (also inset); The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; Archie Andrews; Captain Commando [John Grayson] (inset); Sgt. Boyle [Henry Boyle] (inset); Danny (inset); Bentley (inset)
Reprints
Keywords
comic books; ice skating; reading; snow; winter

Souls for Sale (Table of Contents: 1)

The Shield / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shield [Joe Higgins]; J. Edgar Hoover; Adolf Hitler (villain); Marshall Klopp (villain, introduction); General Richter (villain, introduction); Schultz (villain, introduction)

The Secret of the Leopard's Curse (Table of Contents: 2)

The Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Meredith ?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; Alfred Harding (villain, introduction, death)

Books Don't Bleed (Table of Contents: 3)

The Hangman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Feldman
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Bob Dickering]

The Pyramid Pillbox (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Commando [John Grayson; Generalfeldmarshall Erwin Rommel (villain); the Nazis (villains)

[The Plot to Capture Boyle] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
Sgt. Boyle [Henry Boyle]; Yogi Ramashapiro (introduction); Marshall Dommel (villain, introduction); Heinrich (villain, introduction); two other spies (villains, introduction for both)

[The Kidnapping of Princess Morgiana] (Table of Contents: 6)

Danny In Wonderland / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Confucious (introduction)

The 3-11 Club (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; Veronica Lodge; Corp. Brent (introduction); Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After Archie catches Corporal Brent with Veronica, he is challenged to a duel at the Academy the next day.
Reprints

The Case of the Steeplechase Murders (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Characters
Brett Bolger (villain, introduction); Jacky Tarr (introduction, death); Mrs. Tarr (introduction); Julius Post (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Shield; The Hangman; Archie
  2. 1. Souls for Sale
    The Shield
  3. 2. The Secret of the Leopard's Curse
    The Hangman
  4. 3. Books Don't Bleed
    The Hangman
  5. 4. The Pyramid Pillbox
    Captain Commando
  6. 5. [The Plot to Capture Boyle]
    Sergeant Boyle
  7. 6. [The Kidnapping of Princess Morgiana]
    Danny In Wonderland
  8. 7. The 3-11 Club
    Archie
  9. 8. The Case of the Steeplechase Murders
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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