(November 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:
?
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:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Reprints:

Reel Fun (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Forsythe P. Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica find out Archie and Reggie are going fishing and decide they want to go along. The only problem is the boys don't want to take them fishing and they leave the girls behind. The girls don't give up that easy and follow the boys to the lake. Taking a row boat to the boys fishing spot the girls drop anchor and start diving in the water,making alot of noise and scaring off the fish. Archie and Reggie know when they're beat so they give up the shore and get in the boat with Betty and Veronica,thinking they'll find bigger fish in the middle of the lake. When they find a spot in deep water Archie has Betty drop the anchor,which she does,right through the bottom of the boat.They abandon ship and start to tread water as a speed boat arrives.The men in the boat ask if the boys can swim? Archie says yes and the girls can also. Upset that he answered for them the girls get into the boat and leave for the yacht club dance with their rescueers.

Swell-Head (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Forsythe P. Jones; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Grundy; Charlie
Synopsis:
In class Mrs.Grundy has jughead remove his hat and put it on a hook in the back of the room. She then asks him a question which he answers correctly. Jughead smiles proudly and she tells him not to get a swelled head. On the way home Jughead starts to wonder if a persons head really could swell up with knowledge. Archie tells Charlie he has a idea. The next day Archie reminds Jughead to hang up his hat. After another correct answer Jughead asks Archie if his head is swelling.Then he puts on his hat to find it is now to small. Finding out Archie and Charlie don't notice any difference Jughead leaves. He sits down on a wall, removes his hat and starts to worry his head will become huge. Calming himself down he puts his hat back on and it fits again. He heads off thinking it was his imagination. The next day,after taking off his hat, another question. This time he's wrong and when he puts on his hat it falls down over his eyes.Asking if Archie and Charlie notice anything now, they reply no.Felling sick Jughead goes to a doctor and explains his dilema."It's Friday" the doctor tells him. "Stay in bed over the weekend and get some rest." On saturday Charlie looks in on his "dying" friend and tells him what Archie has been up to. Later Archie arrives to find out what jughead is leaving him in his will. Argrily Jughead decides to give it to him right there and slams a pot over Archies head and holds him down as he starts to beat on it with drumsticks.

Two Way Stretch (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Gregory Van Dripp; Angela; Suzie's father
Synopsis:
Suzie wants Ferdie and Gregory to learn how to get along with each other so the three of them pull taffy togehter.

I Love Me (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Linda Moore; Laurie; Slats; Hortense Blooper
Synopsis:
It's the leap year dance and Linda asks Wilbur to be her date, Laurie isn't happy about that. Slats is afraid he's Hortense's type and runs off when she arrives. Slats Then tells Wilbur he's holding out for Laurie. When Slats run into Linda later he asks her when her friend is going to ask him to the dance. Linda asks out Slats on her friends behalf. It isn't until the night of the dance that Slats finds out it's Hortense she was speaking for, not Laurie.
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From Hollywood (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ten articles about Hollywood stars.
Keywords:
gossip

["My horoscope says today is to be my lucky day"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Danny O'connel; K.O. Kelly; Gloria Grandbilt
Synopsis:
Katy reads her horoscope and it says "today will be your lucky day." But on her way to accept a movie role she gets arrested. Arriving late she looses the part and on her way off the lot she hits her face on the studio gate and gets a black eye. When she gets home she relizes she was reading yesterdays newspaper.

Katy fashions (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Katy Keene
Synopsis:
Katy Keene paper fashion doll.

Down to earth (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum; Li'l Jinx's mother
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx helps her father with a landscape project.

I'd dye for you (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty dyes her hair black and Veronica dyes her hair blonde.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Reel Fun
    Archie
  3. 2. Swell-Head
    Jughead
  4. 3. Two Way Stretch
    Suzie
  5. 4. I Love Me
    Wilbur
  6. 5. From Hollywood
  7. 6. ["My horoscope says today is to be my lucky day"]
    Katy Keene
  8. 7. Katy fashions
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. Down to earth
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. I'd dye for you
    Betty and Veronica
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