(Summer 1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1943-07-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shield; Dusty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Clem Weisbecker [as Clem] (signed)
Inks
Clem Weisbecker [as Clem] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty
Keywords
crystal balls; skeletons; witches

Indexer Notes

Signed at the bottom of the crystal ball.

The Fountain of Death (Table of Contents: 1)

Shield / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Goggin ?
Pencils
George Harrison
Inks
Clem Weisbecker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; Dr. Bremen (villain, introduction, death); Karl Shultz (villain, introduction, death); Otto Krug (villain, introduction, death); Joe Hess (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Several Nazi suspects have apparently died in a month, but Shield finds out they are still alive.
Keywords
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Art similar to the signed Dusty story.

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

Dusty / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Goggin (signed)
Pencils
George Harrison [as Harrison] (signed)
Inks
Clem Weisbecker [as Clem] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho-hum! Another day! Another dollar!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dusty; The Shield

The Case of the Living Puppets (Table of Contents: 3)

Shield / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane [as STAKTIL] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as STAKTIL] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; Marvelo (villain, introduction, death); two living puppets (villain, introduction, death); Antonio (introduction, death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

STAKTIL is a pen name for Gil Kane according to Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

Wizard / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Robbins
Inks
Ed Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, well! Look at this, Roy!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wizard [Blane Whitney]; Roy the Super-Boy; Alvin Parks (villain, introduction); James (villain, introduction); Phoebe Parks (introduction); Harry Fields (introduction)

Alibi (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Red Bronson; Detective Sergeant Burke; Old Man Schultz

Meet and Beat Dr. Defeet (Table of Contents: 6)

Wizard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Robbins (signed)
Inks
Pen Shumaker [as Pen] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wizard [Blane Whitney]; Roy the Super-Boy; Dr. Defeet (villain, introduction)
Reprints

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

Roy the Super-Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Robbins ?
Inks
Ed Robbins ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold on to your hats!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Roy; painter; Adolf Hitler; Benito Mussolini
Synopsis
A screwy portrait painter can paint in four dimentions and Roy is set back to the stone age where he meets Hitler and Mussolini
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield; Dusty
  2. 1. The Fountain of Death
    Shield
  3. 2. ["Ho-hum! Another day! Another dollar!"]
    Dusty
  4. 3. The Case of the Living Puppets
    Shield
  5. 4. ["Well, well! Look at this, Roy!"]
    Wizard
  6. 5. Alibi
  7. 6. Meet and Beat Dr. Defeet
    Wizard
  8. 7. ["Hold on to your hats!!"]
    Roy the Super-Boy
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