(November 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
Harry Shorten
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Steel Sterling, Red Rube / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube; Steel Sterling

The Gruesome Twosome (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 Clancy McGinty (Police); V: The Gruesome Twosome (I; Gruesome and Twosome), Rat Face and his gang (I for all)
Synopsis
Steel buys two small jinxed goblin figurines that brings him trouble and bad luck.
Reprints

[The Zoot Suits] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Senor Banana; Stencho Odora; Senorita Pepe La Tomahto
Synopsis
Banana and Stencho have received reward money and spend it on clothes and women.
Reprints

[The Password] (Table of Contents: 3)

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; I: Rusty Dan (the Postal Man); Revenue men
Synopsis
The revenue men only get gas to drink.
Reprints

Honor Among Thieves (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Wellington (byline)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Mike; Jake
Synopsis
Two kidnappers double cross each other.
Reprints

[Three Rounds With Gorilla Gus] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube [Rueben Rueben]; V: Gorilla Gus and two spies (I for all); I: Mr. Long; Tom and his mother
Synopsis
Red Rube signs up for a boxing match against Gorilla Gus to earn 500 dollars to help a lady and her blind son to an oparation.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally credited Robin King. Robin is also the pen name of Ed Robbins, and the art is identical to his signed Red Rube story in #39. Very simple faces and much emty space as backgrounds.

[Seven Weeks of Hard Luck] (Table of Contents: 6)

Chimpy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chimpy; Genie; I: A. Bigge Jinx
Synopsis
Bigge Jinx has got an order from Pluto in Hades to deliver seven weeks of hard luck to Chimp for breakindg his crystal ball.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Edwards is credited on both script and art on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who

[A Day In the Country] (Table of Contents: 7)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Pencils
Claire Moe [as Moe] (signed)
Inks
Claire Moe [as Moe] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Dr. Piddle (teacher); Principal Grump
Synopsis
Piddle, Grump and the students are taking a day off in the country, without Ginger.
Reprints

Vines Camp (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin (signed)
Pencils
Lin Streeter (signed)
Inks
Lin Streeter (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Smudge (teacher)
Synopsis
School activities at Vines Camp with Wilbur as Councilor.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling, Red Rube
  2. 1. The Gruesome Twosome
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. [The Zoot Suits]
    Senor Banana
  4. 3. [The Password]
    Applejacks
  5. 4. Honor Among Thieves
  6. 5. [Three Rounds With Gorilla Gus]
    Red Rube
  7. 6. [Seven Weeks of Hard Luck]
    Chimpy
  8. 7. [A Day In the Country]
    Ginger
  9. 8. Vines Camp
    Wilbur
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