(January 1944)

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 (?)

Issue Notes

Order of sequences and other corrections made by Gary Watson, April 2008.

[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
Steel Sterling; Red Rube

Living Shadows (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; Professor Royce
Synopsis
The professor has invented a projector that makes shadows come to life.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pie een the sky!
Genre
humor
Characters
Senor Banana; Stencho Odora
Synopsis
Banana falls asleep after reading about a book about grass as superfood and dreams he has become super strong.

The Black Hood Wants You (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Slap Happy Applejacks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Harry Sahle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy and Slappy have been given fifty dollars...
Genre
humor
Characters
Slappy Applejack; Happy Applejack; Wild Mountain Bill; Old Confederate General
Synopsis
The Applejack boys and Wild Mountain Bill travel to New York, but only have Confederate money to spend.

Revenge (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tommy Tomkins
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Al; Jake; Verna
Synopsis
Al files his way out of jail to get revenge.

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

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Principal Grump!
Genre
teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Dotty; Principal Grump; Prof. Piddle; Miss Eclaire
Synopsis
Ginger and Dotty are driving out to a poultry farm to get eggs for Miss Eclaire.

Don't Blab (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube [Rueben Rueben]
Synopsis
Red Rube discovers a Nazi spy radio transmitter station.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Zipsy Doodles / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After deciding you know the answers...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Chimpy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm not afraid... (choke) Super-Duper Man (gasp) is coming!!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chimpy; Genie; Super-Duper-Man
Synopsis
Chimpy and Genie go over to the comic book factory to get a new idea for their artist, Joe Edwards.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello! That you Linda?
Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda; Red
Synopsis
Linda is allergic to orchid scent and Wilbur has accidentally dropped an orchid into the punch bowl.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Steel Sterling; Red Rube
  2. 1. Living Shadows
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. ["Pie een the sky!"]
    Señor Banana
  4. 3. The Black Hood Wants You
    Archie; Black Hood
  5. 4. ["Happy and Slappy have been given fifty dollars..."]
    Slap Happy Applejacks
  6. 5. Revenge
  7. 6. ["Principal Grump!"]
    Ginger
  8. 7. Don't Blab
    Red Rube
  9. 8. ["After deciding you know the answers..."]
    Zipsy Doodles
  10. 9. ["I'm not afraid... (choke) Super-Duper Man (gasp) is coming!!"]
    Chimpy
  11. 10. ["Hello! That you Linda?"]
    Wilbur
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