(June 1983)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., and Dec.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Red Circle Productions Inc.
Brand:
Red Circle Comics Group [1980's]
Editing:
Robin Snyder (Editor); Richard Goldwater (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Baxter Paper interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Snyder credit per Gary Usher's Robin Snyder Comic Book List. Previous indexer credited Rich Buckler.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shield / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Weiss (signed)
Inks:
John Severin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Lancelot Strong]; Dr. Laureen Smith; Negatron

Crusader Chronicles (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David M. Singer
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the character. Located on this inside front cover.

The Deathstar Dilemma (Table of Contents: 2)

Shield / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Timmons; Rich Buckler
Pencils:
Alan Weiss
Inks:
Sam de la Rosa
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Lancelot Strong]; General Smith; Dr. Laureen Smith; Negatron [Dr. Collins] (also called Deathstar in #3 and later)
Synopsis:
The Shield faces Negatron, a Soviet spy turned into a living black hole.

Indexer Notes

Develops from the setting in The Double Life of Private Strong.

Star-Spangled Readers! (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder
Pencils:
Alex Toth (cover reproduction)
Inks:
Alex Toth (cover reproduction)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Black Hood

Indexer Notes

Includes a cover reproduction of Black Hood #1 (Red Circle, 1983)

Steel Sterling Faces the Man Mountain of Muscle Men: Humongous (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Stan Timmons; Rich Buckler
Pencils:
Adrian Gonzales
Inks:
Rudy Nebres
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel Sterling; Police Sgt. Steven Behler; David Wagner; "Chip" Carson; Gayla; Humongous; Dr. Reese
Synopsis:
As two movie producers consider using Steel in a movie, Steel hunts down a man-monster named Humongous.

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

Shield / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Weiss (signed)
Inks:
Alan Weiss (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Lancelot Strong]; Dr. Laureen Smith

Indexer Notes

The back cover looks like an out-take of the front cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shield
  2. 1. Crusader Chronicles
  3. 2. The Deathstar Dilemma
    Shield
  4. 3. Star-Spangled Readers!
  5. 4. Steel Sterling Faces the Man Mountain of Muscle Men: Humongous
    Steel Sterling
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Shield
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Peter Croome
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregg Whitmore