(May 1948)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fagaly
Inks:
Al Fagaly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead; Reggie
Reprints:

The Teacher's Pet! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Betty; Jughead; Reggie; Mr.Weatherbee; Miss.Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie tries to do good in class but with Reggie's help, he fails.

"Meet A Bit-O-Honey" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Bit-O-Honey
Synopsis:
A little girl helps a ski jumper.
Keywords:
cartoon

["As Long As So Many Readers Designed The Same Dress For Me Sis,"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
As Katy walks down the street every man she passes compliments her.

Yo Ho Ho - And A Bottle Of Rubbing Alcohol! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie
Synopsis:
Archie throws a sword at Jughead who's reading Treasure Island,in his attic. Startled Jug flees. Only to step on a skate, hit his head on a beam and get knocked out. Unconcious he dreams Archie is a evil pirate who hangs him by his thumbs and trys to feed him to the sharks. Until Achie throws a bucket of water on him, to bring him around.

The Publicity Agent (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx puts Bill's face on posters that say he's wanted for murder. Then posts them all over town. Bill ends up beaten and arrested by the police and given a raise from his boss.

["Hi Pen Pals:"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Pen pal addresses

Now You See It-Now you don't (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?

Characters:
Archie; Reggie; Herbie; Mr.Weatherbee; Mr.Snuffle
Synopsis:
Reggie brings disapearing ink to class so he can prank Archie.

["Instead Of Going All The Way Up Why Don't We Just Phone St. Pete from The Next Cloud?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Red Holmdale
Pencils:
Red Holmdale
Inks:
Red Holmdale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Gloomy Gus; Gabby; St. Pete
Synopsis:
When gabby runs out of halos for the pay phone, he beats the machine until all the halos spill out. Then Gabby and Gus go to work on a weight and fortune machine, becase they dont like the fortunes,until they end up behind bars.

Traps A Bear With Invisible Light (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Editing:
?

Characters:
Captain Tootsie
Synopsis:
Using a rifle, with an infra red scope attached, Captain Tootsie tracks and kills a bear that is terrorizing campers.

Meet Nevada Jones (Table of Contents)

Nevada Jones / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Nevada Jones; Willie; Ace Spade
Synopsis:
Nevada is framed by Ace, a crooked sheriff and bitter rival, and accuised of robbing gold from the Wells Fargo stagecoach.

["Quick Betty!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Editing:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Uncle Bumble
Synopsis:
Veronica's Uncle Bumble has the hiccups. The girls try to frighten him with a bearskin rug, it scares him but dosen't cure the hiccups. Suddenly, a real tiger appears and Uncle Bumble swats at it's face and attempts to put his head in the tigers mouth, thinking it's the girls again. When Veronica reappears and he realizes the tiger is real, he runs through the wall.

["Lose Weight"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Editing:
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In The Ring (Table of Contents)

Butterfinger / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Editing:
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Teacher's Pet!
    Archie
  3. 2. "Meet A Bit-O-Honey"
  4. 3. ["As Long As So Many Readers Designed The Same Dress For Me Sis,"]
    Katy Keene
  5. 4. Yo Ho Ho - And A Bottle Of Rubbing Alcohol!
    Jughead
  6. 5. The Publicity Agent
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. ["Hi Pen Pals:"]
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Now You See It-Now you don't
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Instead Of Going All The Way Up Why Don't We Just Phone St. Pete from The Next Cloud?"]
    Gloomy Gus
  10. 9. Traps A Bear With Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie
  11. 10. Meet Nevada Jones
    Nevada Jones
  12. 11. ["Quick Betty!"]
    Betty And Veronica
  13. 12. ["Lose Weight"]
  14. 13. In The Ring
    Butterfinger
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