(March 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

["What kind of oil do you use?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Joe
Keywords:
automobile service stations; automobiles; gasoline; jalopies

Winter Carnival (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Frese ?
Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
George Frese ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleets
Synopsis:
Despite Mr. Weatherbee's worrying, the gang wins the Winter Carnival games trophy for Riverdale, through chaos.

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jim Paget, via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10172), 2015-05-15.

Story redrawn from Frese's layouts in Pep (Archie, 1960 series) #137.

The Hats in the Fire (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Pierre
Synopsis:
Suzie needs a new hat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #45.

For Goodness Sake (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur; Laurie; Linda; Red; Mr. Dripwaite; Miss Gargle
Synopsis:
After the 463rd time that Wilbur has caused a disturbance, Mr. Dripwaite has a day dream that he can write a best selling book based on Wilbur's bad behavior, Not knowing that Wilbur has decided to become a model student.

Knights of the Night (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Charlie
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead go camping and get caught in a storm. Thinking they are in the middle of the woods, they end up setting up camp in Charlie's backyard.

From Hollywood (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie
Synopsis:
Gossip about Hollywood movies and their stars.

["Humph!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly; Randy Ronson; Chubby
Synopsis:
After refusing three rides, on a hike alone Katy gets treed by a bull.

K.O. Kelly Fashions (Table of Contents)

K.O. Kelly / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
K.O. Kelly
Synopsis:
K.O. Kelly paper doll with fashion accessories.

Too Good to be True (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; Tom; Agatha
Synopsis:
Bill's old college chum's daughter is the complete opposite of Li'l Jinx.

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What kind of oil do you use?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Winter Carnival
    Archie
  3. 2. The Hats in the Fire
    Suzie
  4. 3. For Goodness Sake
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Knights of the Night
    Jughead
  6. 5. From Hollywood
  7. 6. ["Humph!"]
    Katy Keene
  8. 7. K.O. Kelly Fashions
    K.O. Kelly
  9. 8. Too Good to be True
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
    Li'l Jinx
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