(March 1953)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

["Psst-Hey, Jug!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Jughead

London Britches (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Betty; Reggie; Midge; Moose; Cedric
Synopsis:
Cedric is a foreign exchange student from England that has come to Riverdale. Archie and Reggie don't like the way the girls give him all the attention, so they introduce him to Moose's girl Midge.

Soled Out (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Jughead; Reggie
Synopsis:
Veronica gets Archie and Reggie to shine all her shoes. While shining them, the boys misunderstand a conversation between Veronica and Jughead and throw all her shoes in the pool.

["Whatcha doing, Katy?"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly; Randy Ronson
Synopsis:
Katy enlists K.O. to help her alter a dress.

From Hollywood (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie

Indexer Notes

Archie is pictured at a typewriter and there are multiple small stories about Hollywood film gossip.

Fired With Courage (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur; Linda; Laurie; Slats
Synopsis:
Wilbur and Slats try to prove who's a bigger hero to the girls by seeing who can stand the closest and longest to exploding fireworks.

For Better Or Voice (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Gregory
Synopsis:
Ferdie tries to show Suzie he can speak foreign languages just as well as Gregory.

The Football Fan (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:
Bill wants to make Li'l jinx a football fan so he takes her to a game.

['Hi, Pen pals:"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Psst-Hey, Jug!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. London Britches
    Archie
  3. 2. Soled Out
    Jughead
  4. 3. ["Whatcha doing, Katy?"]
    Katy Keene
  5. 4. From Hollywood
  6. 5. Fired With Courage
    Wilbur
  7. 6. For Better Or Voice
    Suzie
  8. 7. The Football Fan
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ['Hi, Pen pals:"]
    Li'l Jinx
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mark D. Anderson
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mazzella
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