([May] 1950)

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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Archie-America's Top Teen-Ager (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks:
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Veronica

Don't Talk Chum (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Stuttering Sam
Synopsis:
Archie and Jug try to help Sam stop stuttering.

["I can see now why people call California the sunshine state!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fashion; humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
The devil tempts Sis into spending all her money on candy. She gets sick and Katy gives her Castor Oil.

The Private Eye (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdy; Suzie's Father
Synopsis:
Ferdy becomes a private eye and ends up in jail.

It's All in the Mind (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur; Laurie; Mr.Wilkin
Synopsis:
Mr. Wilkins can't get any respect until he takes Wilbur's advice on the stock market,not knowing it's based on a 20 year old newspaper. It ends up being good advice. Mr. Wilkins makes money and becomes a respected man whos opinion matters.

Ah-hh Spring! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead; Reggie; Mr.Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
It's springtime and nobody wants to be in school. Especially after Jug tosses a bag of garlic into the ventilation system.

It's the Breaks (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx makes a snowman around a fire hydrant for stability. Bill wants to teach her a lesson by sledding through the snowman to destroy it. He ends up in the hospital with a broken neck and in a body cast.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Archie-America's Top Teen-Ager
    Archie
  2. 1. Don't Talk Chum
    Archie
  3. 2. ["I can see now why people call California the sunshine state!"]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. The Private Eye
    Suzie
  5. 4. It's All in the Mind
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Ah-hh Spring!
    Jughead
  7. 6. It's the Breaks
    Li'l Jinx
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