(May 1958)

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:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie helps Veronica with her golf grip.

Puppy Love (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge
Synopsis:
Moose thinks Midge isn't treating him right so Archie offers to pose as a secret admirer to get Midge jealous. Midge gets jealous but thinks Archie is doing it so she'll break up with Moose to start dating Archie. Midge decides she will start dating Archie. When Moose catches Midge kissing Archie, Moose puts Archie in the hospital.

Many Slap Happy Returns (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr.Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy bakes Mr.Weatherbee a birthday cake.

Knitting A Yarn (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly; Sis
Synopsis:
Katy knits K.O. a sweater as a surpise. When it ends up being too large for him he shrinks it,but then it ends up too small. K.O. then re-gifts the sweater to Katy as a trendy sweater dress. When Katy finds out what K.O. has done she gets mad and throws him out of her house.

Indexer Notes

There are paper dolls sharing the last page of this story. One of Katy and one of K.O.

Little Susie (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Suzie
Synopsis:
Pat and Suzie play house.

The Pix Fix (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie; Linda
Synopsis:
Laurie wants a picture of Wilbur for her locker.He gives her one but only after Linda puts her special touch on it.
Reprints:

Paddle Pals (Table of Contents)

Mr.Weatherbee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr.Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Nobody is safe from the paddle-ball craze that takes over Riverdale High.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Brain Gain (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr.Weatherbee; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead doesn't want to flunk his business course so he enlists the help of Dilton. Together they build a machine, that for a quarter, will help students with their home work. Intrigued, Mr.Weatherbee takes a closer look and finds out that it's Dilton who is the brains inside the machine.

The Little Diner (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Daddy
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx gets spanked for not eating her vegetables.

Li'l Jinx Pen Pal Page (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Addresses for a Li'i'Jinx pen pal.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Puppy Love
    Archie
  3. 2. Many Slap Happy Returns
    Miss Grundy
  4. 3. Knitting A Yarn
    Katy Keene
  5. 4. Little Susie
    Pat the Brat
  6. 5. The Pix Fix
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Paddle Pals
    Mr.Weatherbee
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. Brain Gain
    Jughead
  10. 9. The Little Diner
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Li'l Jinx Pen Pal Page
    Li'l Jinx
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  • Mark D. Anderson
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