(January 1955)

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
Format:
Standard Silver Age Size, Color; Glossy cover; Newsprint interior; Saddle-stitched; Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Reggie

Strife With Father (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Characters:
Archie; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
When Fred realizes that he never spends any quality time with Archie, he decides to take him to the wrestling matches. Fred ends up getting a speeding ticket and beaten up twice for his efforts.

Very Truly Youth (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Pop Tate; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
When Pop confides in the girls that he might have to close up the choklit shop, the girls get angry and convince him that he needs to get new records for the jukebox and give the sundaes crazy names in order to stay competitive. Their ideas worked and when Pop tells Grundy and Weathrbee that they should listen to the kids, they think he sounds nuts.

Hole in One (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Characters:
Wilbur; Laurie; Linda; Slats; Red; Mr Dripwaite
Synopsis:
Mr. Dripwaite tries to protect the kids from skating on thin ice, with no success. Red ends up going through the ice and so does Mr. Dripwaite.

["I see where Stacey's dress shop is having a big sale!"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
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Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Danny the Demon
Synopsis:
Sis takes a job delivering circulars.

It's Magic (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.25 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
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Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum
Synopsis:
Bill tells Jinx a story about flying carpets and soon after she thinks she's found one.

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals (Table of Contents)

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

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

Cupid's Beau (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Jughead

Archie's Nursery Rhymes (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie; Jughead
Synopsis:
Archie's take on classic nursery rhymes.

Reggie's Dream (Table of Contents)

Reggie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Characters:
Reggie; Archie; Veronica
Synopsis:
Reggie dreams of stealing Veronica away from Archie. But even in his dreams, Reggie can't break up Archie and Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Unique text story where the characters faces and certain objects or actions are replaced by illustrations.

Archie's Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Jughead
Synopsis:
Puzzles and games.

Riddles (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie; Betty; Jughead; Reggie
Synopsis:
Three riddle gags.

You Go to My Head (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead invents a new kind of exercise device that Mr. Weatherbee tries out, unsuccessfully.

The Bald Facts (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Characters:
Jughead; Betty; Uncle Horace
Synopsis:
Betty can't understand why Jughead's uncle hasn't had a haircut in seven years, until she see's that he's bald.

Archie Club (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie
Synopsis:
Readers write reports for cash prizes.

Talk of the Town (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Reggie
Synopsis:
Jughead gets a job at the new restaurant in town and is encouraged to call out the orders to the kitchen, using creative descriptions of the food.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Strife With Father
    Archie
  3. 2. Very Truly Youth
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. Hole in One
    Wilbur
  5. 4. ["I see where Stacey's dress shop is having a big sale!"]
    Katy Keene
  6. 5. It's Magic
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Cupid's Beau
    Archie
  9. 8. Archie's Nursery Rhymes
    Archie
  10. 9. Reggie's Dream
    Reggie
  11. 10. Archie's Puzzle Page
    Archie
  12. 11. Riddles
    Archie
  13. 12. You Go to My Head
    Jughead
  14. 13. The Bald Facts
    Jughead
  15. 14. Archie Club
    Archie
  16. 15. Talk of the Town
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mark D. Anderson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gary L. Watson
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