(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

[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
? [as George Wellington] (byline)
Letters
typeset

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Paper! Paper! Get your Daily Sun here!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube [Rueben Rueben]; Gorilla Gus; two spies; Mr. Long; Tom; Tom's mother
Synopsis
Red Rube signs up for a boxing match against Gorilla Gus to earn 500 dollars to help a lady get her blind son an operation.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember, folks -- in the last issue Chimpy was sentenced to seven weeks of hard luck for breaking Pluto's crystal ball!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chimpy; Genie; A. Bigge Jinx
Synopsis
Bigge Jinx has gotten an order from Pluto in Hades to deliver seven weeks of hard luck to Chimpy for breakindg Pluto's crystal ball.
Reprints

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

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Pencils
Claire S. Moe (signed as Moe)
Inks
Claire S. Moe (signed as Moe)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And so, students, Principal Grump is asking for volunteers to help the farmers with their crops!
Genre
teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Dr. Piddle; 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. ["Paper! Paper! Get your Daily Sun here!"]
    Red Rube
  7. 6. ["Remember, folks -- in the last issue Chimpy was sentenced to seven weeks of hard luck for breaking Pluto's crystal ball!"]
    Chimpy
  8. 7. ["And so, students, Principal Grump is asking for volunteers to help the farmers with their crops!"]
    Ginger
  9. 8. Vines Camp
    Wilbur
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