(November 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:
?
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)

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

Characters:
Veronica; Moose; Archie

Skull Practice! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Reggie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead
Synopsis:
When Archie and Reggie rebuff Betty’s and Veronica’s request that they pose as sculpture models, Jughead agrees to pose. Miffed, the guys vandalize the girls’ sculpture. Then Betty and Veronica try to even the score.

Difficult Feet (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Pat; Pat’s mother; Pat’s father
Synopsis:
Pat’s mom warns him to keep his feet dry. He goes to extraordinary lengths to comply, but it doesn’t keep him out of trouble.

[costumes by Jack Evans and Margie Pietsch] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Katy; Sis; Bill Woggon
Synopsis:
Katy and Sis read fan mail. A fan letter asks Bill Woggon to put Katy in a Colossal Studios movie about gypsies.

[costume and backdrop by Susan Yeager] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene Fashion Fun / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Katy Keene

Odd Art (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Mr. Lodge; Archie
Synopsis:
Veronica and Betty argue over the worth of an art piece. After the piece is repriced (by moving the decimal point 2 places left), Betty buys the piece for Veronica, who is duly impressed. When Mr. Lodge expresses concern for Betty’s finances, she lets him in on the joke. He persuades Veronica to sell it for charity, but his plan backfires.

The Home Game! (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur; Wilbur’s father
Synopsis:
Wilbur cannot persuade his father to give him money for a football ticket, and must instead watch the game on television.
Reprints:

Archie Club News (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Grand Sand Play! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Li’l Jinx; Jinx’s dad
Synopsis:
Li’l Jinx digs up buried pirate treasure at the beach, then cannot remember where she was digging.
Reprints:

[“Lorretta Ollefson”] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx pen pals / text article / 0.7 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Consists mostly of list of readers wanting pen pals.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Skull Practice!
    Archie
  3. 2. Difficult Feet
    Pat the Brat
  4. 3. [costumes by Jack Evans and Margie Pietsch]
    Katy Keene
  5. 4. [costume and backdrop by Susan Yeager]
    Katy Keene Fashion Fun
  6. 5. Odd Art
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Home Game!
    Wilbur
  8. 7. Archie Club News
  9. 8. The Grand Sand Play!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. [“Lorretta Ollefson”]
    Li'l Jinx pen pals
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