(January 1957)

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

["You know, Betty! I dreamed I asked you for a date and not Veronica!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie dreams of asking Betty out.
Keywords:
United States flag

Art For Art's Sake (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gives Veronica a portrait of himself on her birthday.

Horning Around (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Veronica tows Archie's car.

Lucky Heel (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
At the sock hop the girls put their names in numbered socks and place them in a boot. Each boy then draws a sock and that girl is his date for the dance. Planning to draw Veronica's sock, Reggie gets Midge's instead and Moose puts him in the hospital.

Winter Wedding (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Katy Keene; Randy Van Ronson; K.O. Kelly; Danny The Demon
Synopsis:
Randy asks Katy if she'll marry him and they could have a winter wedding. They starts to imagine what the ceramony would be like before Katy goes to bed. After having a bad dream about the wedding, Katy decides she won't say yes to a winter wedding.

Archie Does It (Table of Contents)

Paper toys / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Synopsis:
How to make paper flags, tops and a water proof paper frog.

A Winter Wonderland (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Linda Moore; Laurie
Synopsis:
Wilbur dates Linda every night for two weeks and she's very happy about it. When Linda calls Laurie to rub it in she finds out Laurie's been out of town skiing for the last two weeks and will be coming home the folowing day. Thinking that's why she's been getting all of Wibur's attention Linda waits to she if he will keep their date for the following day. The next day Wilbur goes to get Linda a box of chocolates and he's told he'll get them for free if he'll deliver some first. Afeter he's delivered the last box his car breaks down. Thinking he's been spending that time with Laurie, when Wilbur finally shows up at Linda's with the chocolates,she slams the door in his face. Rejected he takes the candy to Laurie's only to find out she won't have anything to do with him since he's been spending so much time with Linda. Angry he eats the chocolates himself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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Synopsis:
Archie club reporters submit stories to win a cash prize.

Power Of Suggestion (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Fatso
Synopsis:
Pat steals Fatso's beanshooter.

Cash N' Carry (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Pop
Synopsis:
Pat gets five dollars for his birthday.

Fingerprints (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Daddy; Gregory
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx puts so many fingerprints on the walls of her house, to keep up, her daddy finally gets wallpaper that is decorated with fingerprints.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You know, Betty! I dreamed I asked you for a date and not Veronica!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Art For Art's Sake
    Archie
  3. 2. Horning Around
    Archie
  4. 3. Lucky Heel
    Reggie
  5. 4. Winter Wedding
    Katy Keene
  6. 5. Archie Does It
    Paper toys
  7. 6. A Winter Wonderland
    Wilbur
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. Power Of Suggestion
    Pat the Brat
  10. 9. Cash N' Carry
    Pat the Brat
  11. 10. Fingerprints
    Li'l Jinx
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