(December 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 Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Harry Sahle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Rube!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube; Steel Sterling

The Space That Wasn't There (Table of Contents: 1)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Sergeant Clancy McGinty; Prof. Hector; Weston
Synopsis
Professor Hector has invented a powerful ray gun that makes things change size.

[The Secret Rubber Formula] (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; Trickster
Synopsis
Banana and Stencho are tricked into buying a bottle of liquid that turns leaves into rubber.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Haw-haw-haw So yo' is the revenoors what come t' capture me an' collec' a reward?
Genre
humor
Characters
Slappy Applejack; Happy Applejack; Wild Mountain Bill
Synopsis
To earn 50 dollars the Applejack boys have to collect it from Wild Mountain Bill, who owes it to their pappy.

Genies Don't Kill (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Howard
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Sergeant Duffy; Mrs. Livingston; Doc. Carter; Mr. Cone; Peter Rance
Synopsis
She sat up all night beside the coffin of her dead husband and in the morning they found her dead.

[The Haunted House] (Table of Contents: 5)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Pencils
Claire Moe
Inks
Claire Moe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Miss Wheedle (teacher); Freddie Flamm
Synopsis
Ginger and Dotty have to go into the old haunted house to prove they don't believe in ghosts.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our story begins in a suburb of our city --
Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube [Rueben Rueben]; Dr. John Hunter; Mrs. Hunter; Dr. Blatherskee; Blatherskee's gang
Synopsis
Dr. Hunter has a fortune hidden in a needle and a gang is out to steal it.

[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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time all was sweetness and light in Which land!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chimpy; Genie; Itchy Witch; Twitchy Witch
Synopsis
The two Witches fight over Genie.

[The Experiment] (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin?
Pencils
Betty Hershey (signed)
Inks
Betty Hershey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Principal Pimplerod; Dotty
Synopsis
Wilbur has become an air-raid warden.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey, Rube!"]
    Steel Sterling, Red Rube
  2. 1. The Space That Wasn't There
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. [The Secret Rubber Formula]
    Senor Banana
  4. 3. ["Haw-haw-haw So yo' is the revenoors what come t' capture me an' collec' a reward?"]
    The Applejacks
  5. 4. Genies Don't Kill
  6. 5. [The Haunted House]
    Ginger
  7. 6. ["Our story begins in a suburb of our city --"]
    Red Rube
  8. 7. ["Once upon a time all was sweetness and light in Which land!"]
    Chimpy
  9. 8. [The Experiment]
    Wilbur
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