([April] 2005)

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Volume
1
Price
49.95 USD; 76.95 CAD
Pages
248
On-sale Date
2005-02-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Archive Editions
ISBN
1-4012-0401-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941245331 00111
Editing
Dale Crain (senior editor, collected editions); Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (original editor); Mort Weisinger (original editor, actual)

Issue Notes

Sequence titles in brackets are supplied by the Table of Contents. Neither Ellsworth nor Weisinger are credited in item.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover uses the figures from the cover of Leading Comics #1 only, with the position of the Crimson Avenger and Vigilante swapped.

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)


Indexer Notes

Front endpapers.

The Seven Soldiers of Victory Archives, Volume 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services
Letters
typeset

Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan] (only slightly visible); Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]

Indexer Notes

Title page illustrated with a detail from Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #1 (Winter 1941-1942).
Second page contains credits and indicia.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mort Meskin (illustration)
Inks
Mort Meskin (illustration)
Colors
Jamison Services
Letters
typeset

Characters
Crimson Avenger

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2 (Spring 1942).

Foreword (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script
R. C. Harvey
Pencils
Mort Meskin (Illustration)
Inks
Mort Meskin (illustration)
Colors
Jamison Services
Letters
typeset

Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from Leading Comics (DC, 1941 series) #2 (Spring 1942).

[Cover - Leading Comics #1] (Table of Contents: 5)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]
Reprints

Blueprint for Crime (chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 6)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Hand; Dummy; Red Dragon; Big Caesar; Merlin; Needle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The issue intro page is not numbered as part of this sequence, but is included here.

Death Valley! (chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 7)

Green Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Merlin; Hand; Needle (cameo)
Reprints

[Peril in Panama] (chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 8)

The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Harold Sherman
Inks
Harold Sherman
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Needle; Claude Brighton; Hand; Big Caesar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The chapter title may have been intended to be "Blueprint for Banditry," as those words are in bold in the intro paragraph.

Blackout over Broadway! (chapter 4) (Table of Contents: 9)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Lehti
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger; Wing; Big Caesar; Hand; Red Dragon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mort Weisinger credited for writing on item; writer credit from Craig Delich, October 2004.

The Red Dragon (chapter 5) (Table of Contents: 10)

The Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shining Knight; Winged Victory; Red Dragon; Hand; Dummy
Reprints

The Stone People (chapter 6) (Table of Contents: 11)

Vigilante / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Dummy; Billy Gunn; Hand
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Vig's last name is spelled "Sanders" in this story, and Billy's last name is spelled "Gun." One of the incidental characters is named Rex Mason.

[Blueprint for Crime, Conclusion] (chapter 7) (Table of Contents: 12)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Hand
Reprints

[Cover - Leading Comics #2] The Black Star (Table of Contents: 13)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Black Star
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Issue number, "5 Favorite Features!" and "Seven Soldiers of Victory Versus" dropped off of cover repro.

The Black Star Shines! (chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 14)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Black Star; Falseface; Captain Bigg; Hopper; Brain; Rattler; Mr. Pemberton
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title may have been intended to be "Beware! The Black Star Shines!" as all of those words are bold and within quotes in the intro paragraph.

Mystery of the Clowning Criminals (chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 15)

The Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shining Knight; Winged Victory; Falseface; Black Star
Reprints

Mystery of the Santa Claus Pirate! (chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 16)

The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Harold Sherman
Inks
Harold Sherman
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Captain Bigg; Black Star
Reprints

Mystery of the One-Man Museum (chapter 4) (Table of Contents: 17)

Green Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Hopper; Black Star
Reprints

The Case of the Twisted Twins! (chapter 5) (Table of Contents: 18)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger; Wing; Brain; Black Star
Reprints

The Sixty Kiddie Club (chapter 6) (Table of Contents: 19)

Vigilante / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Billy Gunn; Rattler; Black Star
Reprints

[The Black Star Shines!, Conclusion] (chapter 7) (Table of Contents: 20)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Black Star
Reprints

[Cover - Leading Comics #3] (Table of Contents: 21)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]
Reprints

The Tyrants of Time! [Introduction] (Table of Contents: 22)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Dr. Doome; Alexander the Great; Nero; Genghis Khan; Attila the Hun; Napoleon Bonaparte
Reprints

[Chapter I:] Defeat Before Waterloo! (Table of Contents: 23)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harold Sherman
Inks
Harold Sherman
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Napoleon Bonaparte; Dr. Doome; Mr. Pemberton (cameo)
Reprints

Chapter II: [The Radium Robots] (Table of Contents: 24)

Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Alexander the Great; Dr. Doome; Oscar (robot)
Reprints

Chapter III: The Man Who Told a Fish Story! (Table of Contents: 25)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shining Knight; Winged Victory; Dr. Doome; Dr. Moresby
Reprints

Chapter IV: The Spirit of Wild Bill Dickson! (Table of Contents: 26)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Cliff Young (credited as Cliff)
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Billy Gunn; Wild Bill Dickson; Attila the Hun; Dr. Doome
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cliff Young credit omitted from volume, but corrected by DC at http://www.dccomics.com/errata/?action=archive.

Chapter V: Fiddler's Farewell! (Table of Contents: 27)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger; Wing; Nero; Dr. Doome; Sammy Singer; Scraps
Reprints

[The Tyrants of Time, Conclusion] (Table of Contents: 28)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Dr. Doome; Ulysses
Reprints

[Cover - Leading Comics #4] Seven Steps to Conquest (Table of Contents: 29)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Sixth Sense
Reprints

The Sense Master! (chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 30)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Sixth Sense; Fingers; Leo Palate; Eagle-Eye; Bloodhound; Mickey Gordon
Reprints

The Crime Concerto! (chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 31)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger; Wing; Mickey Gordon; Alice Howard; Sixth Sense
Reprints

Don Quixote Rides Again! (chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 32)

The Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shining Knight; Wing; Don Coty; John Wilkins; Fingers; Sixth Sense
Reprints

The Man Who Followed! His Nose (chapter 4) (Table of Contents: 33)

The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Bloodhound; Sixth Sense; Mrs. Pemberton; Mr. Pemberton
Reprints

The Man Who Was Afraid to Eat!! (chapter 5) (Table of Contents: 34)

Vigilante / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Billy Gunn; Leo Palate; Karl Dennison [aka Karl Denner]; Sixth Sense
Reprints

The Man with the Miracle Eyes!! (chapter 6) (Table of Contents: 35)

Green Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Eagle-Eye; Sixth Sense
Reprints

[The Sense Master, Conclusion] (chapter 7) (Table of Contents: 36)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]; Sixth Sense
Reprints

Biographies (Table of Contents: 37)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Biographies for Ed Dobrotka, Bill Finger, Creig Flessel, Jack Lehti, Mort Meskin, George Papp, Fred Ray, Hal Sherman, Jerry Siegel.

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents: 38)

blank page(s) / 6 pages (report information)


Indexer Notes

Last three interior pages; back endpapers.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Seven Soldiers of Victory / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  2. 1. [Blank Pages]
  3. 2. The Seven Soldiers of Victory Archives, Volume 1
  4. 3. Table of Contents
  5. 4. Foreword
  6. 5. [Cover - Leading Comics #1]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  7. 6. Blueprint for Crime (chapter 1)
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  8. 7. Death Valley! (chapter 2)
    Green Arrow
  9. 8. [Peril in Panama] (chapter 3)
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  10. 9. Blackout over Broadway! (chapter 4)
    The Crimson Avenger
  11. 10. The Red Dragon (chapter 5)
    The Shining Knight
  12. 11. The Stone People (chapter 6)
    Vigilante
  13. 12. [Blueprint for Crime, Conclusion] (chapter 7)
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  14. 13. [Cover - Leading Comics #2] The Black Star
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  15. 14. The Black Star Shines! (chapter 1)
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  16. 15. Mystery of the Clowning Criminals (chapter 2)
    The Shining Knight
  17. 16. Mystery of the Santa Claus Pirate! (chapter 3)
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  18. 17. Mystery of the One-Man Museum (chapter 4)
    Green Arrow
  19. 18. The Case of the Twisted Twins! (chapter 5)
    The Crimson Avenger
  20. 19. The Sixty Kiddie Club (chapter 6)
    Vigilante
  21. 20. [The Black Star Shines!, Conclusion] (chapter 7)
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  22. 21. [Cover - Leading Comics #3]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  23. 22. The Tyrants of Time! [Introduction]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  24. 23. [Chapter I:] Defeat Before Waterloo!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid
  25. 24. Chapter II: [The Radium Robots]
    Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  26. 25. Chapter III: The Man Who Told a Fish Story!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight
  27. 26. Chapter IV: The Spirit of Wild Bill Dickson!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante
  28. 27. Chapter V: Fiddler's Farewell!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger
  29. 28. [The Tyrants of Time, Conclusion]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  30. 29. [Cover - Leading Comics #4] Seven Steps to Conquest
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  31. 30. The Sense Master! (chapter 1)
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  32. 31. The Crime Concerto! (chapter 2)
    The Crimson Avenger
  33. 32. Don Quixote Rides Again! (chapter 3)
    The Shining Knight
  34. 33. The Man Who Followed! His Nose (chapter 4)
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  35. 34. The Man Who Was Afraid to Eat!! (chapter 5)
    Vigilante
  36. 35. The Man with the Miracle Eyes!! (chapter 6)
    Green Arrow
  37. 36. [The Sense Master, Conclusion] (chapter 7)
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  38. 37. Biographies
  39. 38. [Blank Pages]
  40. 39. [Back Cover]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
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