(May 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
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)

Shield and Hangman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hangman; Shield; Dusty
Keywords
bondage; scimitars; stereotyping of Japanese; World War II

The City of Corpses (Table of Contents: 1)

Shield / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters
A gang of Nazi spies (villains, introductions)

Murder by Appointment (Table of Contents: 2)

Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wile (villain, introduction, death)

One Day to Live (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Morton Marsh
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman

[The Private War of Flatbush] (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Commando / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains)

[Catching a Train to Germany] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Characters
The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

next app. in ORIGINAL SHIELD V. 2 #4

[Prince Pluto's Vacation] (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
Prince Pluto (introduction); inhabitants of Shadowland (introductions)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Heil Jughead] (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Gerry P.]
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Harry Sahle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Betty run a booth at a war stamp rally where kids can throw baseballs at a Hitler dummy. Unfortunately, Jughead ends up in the booth.
Reprints

Murder at the Carnival (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mrs. Pawley (villain, introduction); Joe Jackson (introduction, death); Ace Scott (introduction); Panther Woman (introduction); Tex (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield and Hangman
  2. 1. The City of Corpses
    Shield
  3. 2. Murder by Appointment
    Hangman
  4. 3. One Day to Live
    The Hangman
  5. 4. [The Private War of Flatbush]
    Captain Commando
  6. 5. [Catching a Train to Germany]
    Sergeant Boyle
  7. 6. [Prince Pluto's Vacation]
    Danny In Wonderland
  8. 7. [Heil Jughead]
    Archie
  9. 8. Murder at the Carnival
    Bentley of Scotland Yard
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