(November 1950)

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 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead; Miss Grundy

Dollars and Sense (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead; Reggie; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
I.Q. tests are given to Archie's class and it turns out he's a genius. Until the school board realizes he's not six years old, he's really sixteen.

["They're a million miles ahead of everything!"] (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Mail Animal (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Veronica; Moose; Bubbles
Synopsis:
Jughead thinks he has sent a dance invitation to Moose's girl Bubbles instead of history notes. Jughead then has to try and get the letter back from the post office, before it's delivered to her, and Moose finds out about it.

Pep Fun Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Betty
Synopsis:
Puzzles and games

Sales Talk (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Suzie can't resist a sale.

Ashes to Ashes (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Never use a wooden bucket for hot ashes, always use a metal container.

Yachts of Fun (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur; Linda; Laurie; Red; Slats
Synopsis:
Wilbur rents a yacht but ends up on the wrong ship.

Star Dirt (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Gossip about Hollywood films and their stars.

["Watch this one, Katy!"] (Table of Contents)

teen humor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Katy Keene; Randy Ronson; K.O. Kelly; Sis; The Devil
Synopsis:
Randy gave Katy two tickets to watch him compete in a polo match. She invites K.o. along. After the first half K.O. is visiting the stables and the devil appears on his shoulder and convinces him to put a burr under Randy's saddle. In the second half Randy's horse throws him and Katy comes to his rescue, much to the chagrin of K.O.

Katy Fashions (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Katy Keene
Synopsis:
Katy Keene paper doll with fashion accessories.

Operation Dalmation (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5.25 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum; Alvin
Synopsis:
Thinking she's going to get a dog, Jinx ends up with a cheese round.

Li'l Jinx pen Pals (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

Letters:
?

Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Name's and addresses of other readers to exchange letters with.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Dollars and Sense
    Archie
  3. 2. ["They're a million miles ahead of everything!"]
    Lionel Trains
  4. 3. The Mail Animal
    Jughead
  5. 4. Pep Fun Page
  6. 5. Sales Talk
    Suzie
  7. 6. Ashes to Ashes
    Archie
  8. 7. Yachts of Fun
    Wilbur
  9. 8. Star Dirt
  10. 9. ["Watch this one, Katy!"]
    teen humor
  11. 10. Katy Fashions
    Katy Keene
  12. 11. Operation Dalmation
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. Li'l Jinx pen Pals
    Li'l Jinx
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