(January 1957)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
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)

Pencils:
?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
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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)

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

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.
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Winter Wedding (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fashion; romance
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 ceremony 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)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Linda Moore; Laurie
Synopsis:
Wilbur dates Linda every night for two weeks. Linda finds out Laurie's been out of town skiing. Thinking that's why she's been getting Wilbur's attention, Linda waits to see if he will keep their date for the following day. Wilbur goes to get Linda a box of chocolates. He's told he'll get them for free if he'll deliver some first. After he's delivered the last box his car breaks down. When Wilbur finally shows up at Linda's,she slams the door in his face. Rejected, he takes the candy to Laurie's only to find she is upset with him since he's been spending so much time with Linda.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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?
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?
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?
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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)

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

Genre:
children
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)

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

Genre:
children
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:
?
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.
Editing

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
  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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