(March 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
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)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Web; Steel Sterling

Indexer Notes

Cover credits were Irv Novick for both pencils and inks; changed to Bob Montana as he signed it (2008-06-11 by Allen Ross based on an Error Report).

Lisbon (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); Sgt. Looney; Von Klune (Gertapo agent)
Synopsis
A Secret Service agent in Portugal is arrested on evidence unearthed by German agents, and Looney is sent to obtain this "evidence" before the trial. With the help of Steel.

The Web and the Book (Table of Contents: 2)

Web / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick [as Novick] (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick [as Novick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Web (John Raymond); Prof. Andive (book collector); Mr. Whithers (store keeper); William Foster (ex-convict); Warden Flick (villain)
Synopsis
A book collector is murdered for an old book, and the trail leads to an ex-convict, and then to the warden himself.

The Paralyzed Thumb (Table of Contents: 3)

Web / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Flynn Livingston
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Web [John Raymond]; Michael Dean; Dorothy Dean

Dame of Fate (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Cooper [as Cooper] (signed)
Inks
Sam Cooper [as Cooper] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Jack [Jack Jones]; Judy [Vivienne]
Synopsis
Black Jack is taken back in time to the French Revolution and the Guilliotine.

Mother-in-Law (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Robert Wilkin (dad); Mrs. Wilkin (mom); Mother-in-Law
Synopsis
Robert's mother-in-law is coming for a visit.

Introducing Ginger (Table of Contents: 6)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Sahle [as Sahle] (signed)
Inks
Harry Sahle [as Sahle] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Principal Grump; Lotta Snaps (mom); John Snaps (dad)
Synopsis
First appearence. Ginger is practicing cheering for this afternoon's big game.

Gags (Table of Contents: 7)

Jest Jokes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Mike Roy [as Roy] (signed)
Colors
Mike Roy [as Roy] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside the signature square is another name not readable.

Semyon Timoshenko (Table of Contents: 8)

Zip's Hall of Fame / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Marshal Semyon Timoshenko
Synopsis
The story of a Russian Marshal fighting the German army.

World Wonders (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.

The Tale of Hugh Sinclair (Table of Contents: 10)

Zambini / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Cooper [as Cooper] (signed)
Inks
Sam Cooper [as Cooper] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zambini (magician); Hugh Sinclair (profiteer)
Synopsis
A tale of Hugh Sinclair, one of those despicable men America can do without, and to whom profit means more than help winning the war
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Web, Steel Sterling
  2. 1. Lisbon
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. The Web and the Book
    Web
  4. 3. The Paralyzed Thumb
    Web
  5. 4. Dame of Fate
    Black Jack
  6. 5. Mother-in-Law
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Introducing Ginger
    Ginger
  8. 7. Gags
    Jest Jokes
  9. 8. Semyon Timoshenko
    Zip's Hall of Fame
  10. 9. World Wonders
    World Wonders
  11. 10. The Tale of Hugh Sinclair
    Zambini
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