(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

["You rehearsed that love scene beautifully, Betty. Your acting is getting better!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Redrawn for the cover of Archie's Joke Book Magazine #54

Reel Fun (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Forsythe P. Jones [Jughead 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 a lot of noise and scaring off the fish.

Swell-Head (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones [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 person's 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 too small.

Two Way Stretch (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
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.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

I Love Me (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; 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 friend's behalf. It isn't until the night of the dance that Slats finds out it's Hortense she was speaking for, not Laurie.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (2011 series) #261.

From Hollywood (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
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:
humor; teen
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 loses 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 realizes she was reading yesterday's newspaper.
Reprints:
Keywords:
horoscope

Katy Fashions (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion; 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:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty dyes her hair black and Veronica dyes her hair blonde.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You rehearsed that love scene beautifully, Betty. Your acting is getting better!"]
    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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