(Fall 1943)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hangman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Inks
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Bob Dickering]

Special Case No. 25: The Gallows and the Ghoul (Table of Contents: 1)

The Hangman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; Mary [aka Mary Jennings] (introduction, death); Jimmy (Mary's son); Jed Jennings (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints

The "Perfect" Crime (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hawley Howard (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Snakes cannot be charmed with music
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Special Case No. 26: The Case of the Python's Curse (Table of Contents: 4)

The Hangman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; Baxter (introduction, death); Wiley (introduction, death); Gorley (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints

The Black Hood wants you to tune in on the WOR Mutual Broadcasting System-- (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Special Case No. 27: Pirates Out of the Past (Table of Contents: 6)

The Hangman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Inks
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hangman [Bob Dickering]; Joey (introduction); Captain Balbo (villain, introduction, death); the Cockroach (villain, introduction, desth); un-named pirates [Pedro; Juan; un-named others] (villains, introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis
Captain Balbo believes it was bad luck to hunt down and plunder a Spanish galleon in 1498 that was carrying the Spanish church's gold. When Balbo and his crew somehow arrive in the year 1943, they discover that it was indeed bad luck, when they must face the Hangman.
Reprints

Who Murdered Wendel White? (Table of Contents: 7)

The Hangman's Puzzle / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goggin (signed as Goggin)
Inks
Ed Goggin (signed as Goggin)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
An image of the Black Hood, a murdered man, and five portraits of suspects. Readers are instructed how to identify the killer.

Great News (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Gamblers' Election] (Table of Contents: 9)

Boy Buddies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Flowers Dixon (villain; introduction); Gilbert (introduction); Tom Dingle (introduction)
Reprints

Fleetwing (Table of Contents: 10)

Junior Flying Corps / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
L. Bucalo (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Diagram and instructions for constructing a balsa-wood model airplane. Also lists new members of Junior Flying Corps club.

[Street Corner Decoy] (Table of Contents: 11)

Boy Buddies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison (signed)
Inks
George Harrison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Casey and his gang (villain; introduction)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hangman
  2. 1. Special Case No. 25: The Gallows and the Ghoul
    The Hangman
  3. 2. The "Perfect" Crime
  4. 3. ["Snakes cannot be charmed with music"]
    World Wonders
  5. 4. Special Case No. 26: The Case of the Python's Curse
    The Hangman
  6. 5. The Black Hood wants you to tune in on the WOR Mutual Broadcasting System--
  7. 6. Special Case No. 27: Pirates Out of the Past
    The Hangman
  8. 7. Who Murdered Wendel White?
    The Hangman's Puzzle
  9. 8. Great News
    Archie
  10. 9. [The Gamblers' Election]
    Boy Buddies
  11. 10. Fleetwing
    Junior Flying Corps
  12. 11. [Street Corner Decoy]
    Boy Buddies
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