(February 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Rube / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube [Rueben Rueben]

Murder Is an Art (Table of Contents: 1)

Steel Sterling / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Clem Weisbecker (signed as Clem --)
Inks
Clem Weisbecker (signed as Clem --)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel Sterling [John Sterling]; Alonzo (introduction); Mr. Barret (introduction, death); Robert Jordan (introduction); Jimmy Barret (introduction); Rose Barret (introduction); John Barret (villain, introduction, death)

[The Bear Hunt] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

[Gun and Half-Gun] (Table of Contents: 3)

Applejacks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Gun (villain, introduction); Half-Gun (villain, introduction); Sadie (introduction)

Jewels of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
James Harrison
Letters
typeset

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

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Show off!
Genre
teen
Characters
Tommy Turner (introduction); Brenda Brent (introduction)

[The Secret Nazi Airport] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Rube [Rueben Rueben]; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Reuben works as a cub reporter and is sent with an important document to the F.B.I.

[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
Yes, sir, genie! Bluebeard was quite a man!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chimpy; Genie; Mr. Bluebeard (introduction); Mrs. Bluebeard (introduction)
Synopsis
Genie and Chimpy meet Bluebeard.

[The Bijou Contest] (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Mr. Scrugg (manager)
Synopsis
Wilbur needs money to pay for a broken vase.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Rube
  2. 1. Murder Is an Art
    Steel Sterling
  3. 2. [The Bear Hunt]
    Senor Banana
  4. 3. [Gun and Half-Gun]
    Applejacks
  5. 4. Jewels of Death
  6. 5. ["Show off!"]
    Ginger
  7. 6. [The Secret Nazi Airport]
    Red Rube
  8. 7. ["Yes, sir, genie! Bluebeard was quite a man!"]
    Chimpy
  9. 8. [The Bijou Contest]
    Wilbur
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