(August 1943)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly except June and September
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
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Who Is Red Rube? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Eddie Robbins (signed as Robin)
Inks
Eddie Robbins (signed as Robin)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube; Senor Banana
Reprints

Murder Out of This World (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Sergeant Clancy McGinty (Police); Looney; Oom the Mystic; Ali (assistant); Dutch Lemke (killer)
Synopsis
Sergeant McGinty meets a mystic to have him call up the spirit of Looney.

Doom (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Slappy Applejack; Happy Applejack; Ye Old Hag; Handsome Harry
Synopsis
An old hag predicts the Applejack boys will meet their doom before the day is done. It is the annual Marrying Day.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited Harry Sahle.

Nip and Tuck (Table of Contents: 3)

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
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Two headed turtle and frog cry.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bullfighters
Genre
humor
Characters
Senor Banana; Stencho Odora
Synopsis
Senor Odora plans to get rid of Banana by getting him into the bullfight,

You Can't Get Rich Jerking Sodas (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Zenith Gray
Letters
typeset

Characters
Willie Sharpe; Jimmy Weaver; Inspector Craig
Synopsis
Interfering with the United States mail is a federal offense.

[Who Is the Red Rube?] (Table of Contents: 6)

Red Rube / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Robbins (signed)
Inks
Ed Robbins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube [Rueben Rueben]
Synopsis
Rueben flees from the orphanage and hides in an old castle where he gets his powers from the spirits of his dead ancestors.
Reprints

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

Chimpy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, genie! Snap out of it!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chimpy; Genie
Synopsis
Chimpy is trying his best to get Genie out of his blues.

On Vacation (Table of Contents: 8)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Aunt Matilda
Synopsis
Ginger and Dotty are on vacation at Aunt Matilda's.

Uncle Monte (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Dad Wilkie; Mom Wilkie; Uncle Monte
Synopsis
Uncle Monte is visiting the Wilkes family, and he is not as rich as everybody think.

Indexer Notes

The signature is Clem, and several of the faces have a clear Weisbecker look.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Who Is Red Rube?
    Steel Sterling, Senor Banana
  2. 1. Murder Out of This World
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. Doom
    The Applejacks
  4. 3. Nip and Tuck
    World Wonders
  5. 4. ["Bullfighters"]
    Senor Banana
  6. 5. You Can't Get Rich Jerking Sodas
  7. 6. [Who Is the Red Rube?]
    Red Rube
  8. 7. ["Come on, genie! Snap out of it!"]
    Chimpy
  9. 8. On Vacation
    Ginger
  10. 9. Uncle Monte
    Wilbur
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