(Spring 1943)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hangman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Special Case No. 17: The Laughing Cavalier (Table of Contents: 1)

Hangman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Tom Harris [Jasper Griggs] (villain, introduction, death); The Laughing Cavalier (in flashback, introduction)

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

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

Script
Mary Goss (signed)
Pencils
Mary Goss (signed)
Inks
Mary Goss (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Special Case #18: Crime Does Not...Play (Table of Contents: 3)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani (signed)
Inks
Bob Fujitani (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Waxy Schultz (villain, introduction); Parrot (villain, introduction); their gang (villains, introductions)

A Smile and a Nod (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Special Case No. 18: Murder Wore a Suit (Table of Contents: 5)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Carson (villain, introduction, death); Simon Starr (introduction, death); Parker (introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Sam Cooper is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Signed in splash panel.

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

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

Special Case No. 12 (Table of Contents: 7)

Boy Buddies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Adolf Hitler (villain)

Indexer Notes

Possible Shorten art, whose name appears on a billboard on page 3, per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Paul Reinman.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Table of Contents: 8)

Boy Buddies / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mr. Strong (turns into a dog, introduction); a sorcerer (introduction); his stooge (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Unknown art per Nick Caputo. previous indexer credited Paul Reinman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Instructions on making an outdoor glider.

Hermann Goering (Table of Contents: 10)

Hangman's Hall of Shame / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hermann Goering (origin); Adolf Hitler (guest-star)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hangman
  2. 1. Special Case No. 17: The Laughing Cavalier
    Hangman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    World Wonders
  4. 3. Special Case #18: Crime Does Not...Play
    Hangman
  5. 4. A Smile and a Nod
  6. 5. Special Case No. 18: Murder Wore a Suit
    Hangman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Special Case No. 12
    Boy Buddies
  9. 8. The Sorcerer's Apprentice
    Boy Buddies
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Hermann Goering
    Hangman's Hall of Shame
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin