(July 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
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["We'll see you guys later we're resigning from the club!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Reprints:

Swing It, Mr. "A" (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie has Betty teach him how to play golf so he can take Veronica golfing. When Betty finds out, she tees off and hits Archie in the head with the golf ball.
Reprints:

["What a grand day for a picnic, Sis!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly; Eddie; Dr.Kildear; Randy
Synopsis:
Katy invites Sis, four guys and a newspaper photographer to a picnic and forgets the food.

The Way to a Man's Heart! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Lana; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Betty, Veronica, and Lana decide to break the Campus Queen tie by seeing who has the most boy appeal and taking Jughead on a date.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint in Archie Archives #10 credits art to Harry Lucey, but pencils do not match Lucey's style either before or after this story.

School Daze! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx

["Willie!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Nevada Jones; Willie Jones; Chip
Synopsis:
When Willie is attacked by a bear Nevada kills it and adopts its orphaned cub. When Nevada's dog, Chip, is attacked by a mountain lion, Nevada kills the mountain lion.

Bull's Eye (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Uncle Bumble; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Betty, Veronica and Archie get caught in a love triangle involving archery.
Reprints:

Puzzle Fun (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints:

["Hey Veronica, how about taking time out to tell all our pals..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Archie's appearances in Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 series) and Laugh Comics (Archie, 1946 series).

["The meeting of the Archie Club will now come to order!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Club; Jughead Jones
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["We'll see you guys later we're resigning from the club!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Swing It, Mr. "A"
    Archie
  3. 2. ["What a grand day for a picnic, Sis!"]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. The Way to a Man's Heart!
    Jughead
  5. 4. School Daze!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["Willie!"]
    Nevada Jones
  7. 6. Bull's Eye
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Puzzle Fun
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Hey Veronica, how about taking time out to tell all our pals..."]
    Archie
  10. 9. ["The meeting of the Archie Club will now come to order!"]
    Archie Club
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