(July 1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling, Senor Banana, Ginger, Applejacks / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Steel Sterling; Ginger; Senor Banana; Applejack Boys

The Little Men Who Weren't There (Table of Contents: 1)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Sergeant O'Shea (Police); Looney; Joshua Walton (Keeper of the Yehudis)
Synopsis
Invisible fairies, the Yehudis, are giving information to the Nazis.

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

The Applejacks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Virginia Drury (as Ginger) (signed)
Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed as Sahle)
Inks
Harry Sahle (signed as Sahle)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you, Slappy an' Happy, take these measley -- er -- I mean Measle twins to be yo' lawful wedded wives?
Genre
humor
Characters
Slappy Applejack; Happy Applejack; Harry Sahle; Wedlock Bill; Measles twins
Synopsis
The Applejack boys are being led to the altar by Maw Measles to marry the Measles twins, but are saved by Harry Sahle, the artist.

Last Laugh (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Skeets Sampson; Sheriff Josiah Jonesby; Sweeney; Mac
Synopsis
A smart crook meets his better in a Mac's Diner deal.

Andy Clive and His Jive Five (Table of Contents: 4)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Andy Clive (Hep-Cat); Principal Grump
Synopsis
Ginger invites Andy Clive and his Jive Five to play at the Freshman Prom.

The Screwball of Malta (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mary Goss ?
Inks
Mary Goss ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
George Frederick Beurling (RCAF pilot)
Synopsis
Teen-age pilot hero of the battle of Malta.

Indexer Notes

Art has some resemblence to the feature World Wonders by Goss.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
40 miles an hour...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
First military airplanes and Thanksgiving turkeys.

The Land of the Missing Link (Table of Contents: 7)

Senor Banana / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Art like the signed story in #39.

Dreaming (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Dad Wilkie; Mom Wilkie; Eddie; Suzie; Annabelle
Synopsis
A large firework to the boys who sell the most War Stamps by the 4th of July.

Jest Jokes (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Sahle
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Harry Sahle
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Sahle

Genre
humor

The Men Who Went Nowhere (Table of Contents: 10)

Web / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clem Weisbecker ?
Inks
Clem Weisbecker ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Web [Jon Raymond]; Madeline Freeman (salesgirl); Frank Moran (FBI agent); Paul Freeman (Nazi spy)
Synopsis
FBI agents are killed by Nazies and The Web captured.

Indexer Notes

Artwork looks like Weisbecker's faces.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling, Senor Banana, Ginger, Applejacks
  2. 1. The Little Men Who Weren't There
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. ["Do you, Slappy an' Happy, take these measley -- er -- I mean Measle twins to be yo' lawful wedded wives?"]
    The Applejacks
  4. 3. Last Laugh
  5. 4. Andy Clive and His Jive Five
    Ginger
  6. 5. The Screwball of Malta
    ZIP's Hall of Fame
  7. 6. ["40 miles an hour..."]
    World Wonders
  8. 7. The Land of the Missing Link
    Senor Banana
  9. 8. Dreaming
    Wilbur
  10. 9. Jest Jokes
  11. 10. The Men Who Went Nowhere
    Web
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