(February 1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling, Web / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Web; Steel Sterling

The Disappearing Diamonds (Table of Contents: 1)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Clancy McGinty (Police); Looney
Synopsis
Diamonds used in the cutting of precision instruments have been stolen from one of the airplane factories, and Looney is set on the job to deliver the next transfer.

The Vikings (Table of Contents: 2)

Web / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Burlockoff
Inks
Sam Burlockoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Web [John Raymond]; Prof. George Wells; Kapitan Klapp (U-boat captain)
Synopsis
Germans disguised as vikngs plans to blow up an American base in Alaska.

Murder! (Table of Contents: 3)

Web / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Flynn Livingston
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Web [John Raymond]; Michael Kenning; Lawrence Kenning; Mathilda Kenning; Tom Shelley

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Black Jack / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Cooper (signed)
Inks
Sam Cooper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Clem Carter, your world newscaster speaking...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Jack [Jack Jones]; Clem Carter (reporter); Donald King (radio tycoon and spy); Stan Patt (secretary)
Synopsis
The KBC radio station used their power facilities to send secret messages to Japanese submarines lying off the coast.

The Costume Ball (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Robert Wilkin (dad); Mrs. Wilkin (mom); Eddie; Mary Wilkin (sister)
Synopsis
Wilbur and friends are going to a masquerade, and sis' silk stockings are missing.

Black Binder (Table of Contents: 6)

Black Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Black Witch; Black Birder (slaver trader); Tito (slave)
Synopsis
A slave trader captain is saved by his slave after a shipwreck and taken to his village and beheaded.

Indexer Notes

Joe Kubert is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art matches his signed Zoom O'Day story in #31.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Pencils
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Inks
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kept on ice
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Mary Goss is credited on script and art on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Old Soldier (Table of Contents: 8)

Zip's Hall of Fame / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Drina Cachalka
Synopsis
In Serbia, an old woman of 72 years has shown the world that one is never too old to fight.

Trojan Rock (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Pencils
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Inks
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Mary Goss [as Goss] (signed)

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Mary Goss is credited on script and art on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Enemies Within (Table of Contents: 10)

Zambini / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zambini (magician); Throckmorton (playboy)
Synopsis
The country is badly in need of rubber, but Throckmorton is wasting tires and buying them from black market operators.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling, Web
  2. 1. The Disappearing Diamonds
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. The Vikings
    Web
  4. 3. Murder!
    Web
  5. 4. ["This is Clem Carter, your world newscaster speaking..."]
    Black Jack
  6. 5. The Costume Ball
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Black Binder
    Black Witch
  8. 7. ["Kept on ice"]
    World Wonders
  9. 8. The Old Soldier
    Zip's Hall of Fame
  10. 9. Trojan Rock
    World Wonders
  11. 10. Enemies Within
    Zambini
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