(January 1952)

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

["Betty,"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Betty; Jughead

Lure 'Em and Leave 'Em (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5.25 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Betty; Jughead; Veronica
Synopsis:
Betty wants to impress Archie at the dance so she puts her hair up and wears a tight dress. The problem is, the dress is so tight she can't dance in it and it rips when she tries to bend over.

Takes the Cake (Table of Contents)

Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead
Synopsis:
In house ad for Jughead comics.

Oh, Uke Kid! (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur; Laurie
Synopsis:
Wilbur tries to learn how to play the ukulele so he can give Laurie lessons.

T.V. or Not T.V. (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Gregory
Synopsis:
Ferdie tries to spend a quite evening at Suzie's watching T.V. But Gregory shows up and the two guys start a wrestling match.

Hot Stuff (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Reggie; Archie
Synopsis:
Burn leaves in a metal container.

Mouse or Moose (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead; Moose; Midge; Coach Kleets
Synopsis:
Moose is so in love with his girl Midge, he shows no aggression on the football field. So the coach convinces Jughead to write her a love poem so Moose will start to rage.

Indexer Notes

Midge's first appearance.

Science Friction (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is obsessed with Rocket Rangers.

From Hollywood (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Gossip about Hollywood movies and their stars.

["Dear readers,"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly
Synopsis:
Katy and Sis work on losing weight.

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.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Betty,"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Lure 'Em and Leave 'Em
    Archie
  3. 2. Takes the Cake
    Jughead
  4. 3. Oh, Uke Kid!
    Wilbur
  5. 4. T.V. or Not T.V.
    Suzie
  6. 5. Hot Stuff
    Reggie
  7. 6. Mouse or Moose
    Jughead
  8. 7. Science Friction
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. From Hollywood
  10. 9. ["Dear readers,"]
    Katy Keene
  11. 10. Katy Fashions
    Katy Keene
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