(March 1948)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1948-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine
Format:
Standard Silver Age Size, Color; Glossy cover; Newsprint interior; Saddle-stitched; Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / pages (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead

Farewell! (Table of Contents)

Shield G-Man Club; Archie Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
The Shield [Joe Higgins]; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Due to a new, heavy schedule from the FBI, The Shield bids farewell to readers and turns his club over to Archie Andrews.

Home Sweet Home (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's pop wants to have the house remodeled while his mom is away. After he gets an estimate he can't afford he enlists Archie's help and try to make the changes themselves. There are some accidents and the house gets sold, then condemned. They end up sleeping in a tent on their front lawn.

It cant be done! (Table of Contents)

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)


Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica
Synopsis:
In house ad for Archie, Pep and Laugh comics

Nick Of Time (Table of Contents)

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Genre:
crime
Characters:
Old Nick
Synopsis:
Old Nick stops a purse thief.

["H-Hello, Sis!"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Eddie; K.O Kelly
Synopsis:
After taking Sis's advice Eddie starts to work out, so he can compete with K.O. After he gets injured, Katy nurses his wounds.

Katy Keene Kut-Ups (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Katy Keene
Synopsis:
Katy Keene paper doll with seven masquerade costumes.

["There's One Thing I'm Gonna Do for a While!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Mrs.Jones
Synopsis:
Wanting to avoid trouble, Jughead decides to avoid Archie. In doing so, he ends up going through a garbage truck. Then gets shot in the butt by a shotgun wielding Archie, sending him for a one story fall.

Pep Puzzles (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)


Characters:
Archie
Synopsis:
Three word puzzles. One illusion puzzle.

["R.I.P."] (Table of Contents)

Gloomy Gus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Red Holmdale
Inks:
Red Holmdale

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gloomy Gus; Gabby; St.Pete
Synopsis:
Gus enters and takes over the body of a man in hospital. He thinks it's great until he reads a newspaper and realizes the person is actually a criminal who can now be electrocuted since Gus has reanimated him.

Oh My Achin' Tooth (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)


Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Dr.Pullum
Synopsis:
Between Archie and Jughead five teeth get pulled.

Here Comes Nevada Jones (Table of Contents)

Nevada Jones / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Nevada Jones; Willie Jones; Miss Terry; Sam Slade
Synopsis:
Nevada Rescues Willie from a kidnapping and captures the kidnappers.

["Wait'll You Hear Frankie's Latest Platter-"] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)


Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Mr.Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr.Lodge takes the girls tuna fishing.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Farewell!
    Shield G-Man Club; Archie Club
  3. 2. Home Sweet Home
    Archie
  4. 3. It cant be done!
    Archie
  5. 4. Nick Of Time
    Old Nick
  6. 5. ["H-Hello, Sis!"]
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. Katy Keene Kut-Ups
    Katy Keene
  8. 7. ["There's One Thing I'm Gonna Do for a While!"]
    Jughead
  9. 8. Pep Puzzles
  10. 9. ["R.I.P."]
    Gloomy Gus
  11. 10. Oh My Achin' Tooth
    Archie
  12. 11. Here Comes Nevada Jones
    Nevada Jones
  13. 12. ["Wait'll You Hear Frankie's Latest Platter-"]
    Betty And Veronica
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