(January 1953)

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:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead

Kiss and Yell! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead
Synopsis:
Veronica's mad at Archie because she thinks he has been unfaithful. Archie confirms her suspicions when he shows up at her house with his face covered in lipstick.

Indexer Notes

Lingerie and bubble bath panels.

The Losing Battle (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead; Judy
Synopsis:
Jughead kisses Judy and he ends up breaking her heart.

Suit Yourself (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Gregory
Synopsis:
Ferdie and Gregory fight over who will take Suzie to the dance.

Handle With Care (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur; Laurie; Laurie's Father
Synopsis:
Wilbur helps Laurie with her father's traveling arrangements.

Pep Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Archie; Jughead
Synopsis:
Puzzles and games

From Hollywood (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

["As our story begins Katy is checking out her date book.."] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Randy Ronson; K.O. Kelly; Gloria Granbilt
Synopsis:
Katy and Randy go on a double date with K.O. and Gloria.

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.

Spell Bound (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
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx wants to learn how to spell and ends up thinking that a spelling bee has something to do with a bee hive.

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
?

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

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (Table of Contents)

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead; Reggie
Synopsis:
In house ad for Archie's Pals 'N' Gals number 1.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Kiss and Yell!
    Archie
  3. 2. The Losing Battle
    Jughead
  4. 3. Suit Yourself
    Suzie
  5. 4. Handle With Care
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Pep Puzzle Page
    Archie
  7. 6. From Hollywood
  8. 7. ["As our story begins Katy is checking out her date book.."]
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. Katy Fashions
    Katy Keene
  10. 9. Spell Bound
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
    Archie
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