(February 1959)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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 were due at the dentist"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie doesn't want to see the dentist.

A Switch In Time (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie wishes he was Archie so he could spend more time with Veronica so Archie decides to switch places with him until five o'clock. Reggie,who's now Archie, starts on his way to see Veronica when Jughead stops him to collect the two dollars Archie owes him. Then he meets Moose who knocks him out because Archie had talked to Midge earlier. When Veronica shows up she reminds him that she told him if she caught him fighting again she was going to go out with Reggie, so she leaves with Archie, who is now Reggie. As five o'clock approches so does Archie, who's really Reggie, hoping to become himself again and take over the date with Veronica.But Reggie, who is really Archie, is fighting with Veronica.So Veronica leaves with Archie who is now again Archie.

Book Mark (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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is told that reading is a rewarding experiance and it turns out to be true when she finds a dollar left in a book as a bookmark.

["Carry On!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly; Burro Bill
Synopsis:
K.O. takes Katy prospecting with Burro Bill. Burro Bill can smell 14k. Not the gold kind,the eating kind.

Indian Fashions (Table of Contents)

Errol Swoon / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Errol Swoon
Synopsis:
Paper doll of Errol Swoon with three Indian costumes. One Apache, one Blackfoot and one Sioux.

A Skating Lesson (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; Bill Bubblegum
Synopsis:
Bill gives Li'l Jinx skating tips she already knows.

Derby Day (Table of Contents)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Pat the Brat; Blinky; Suzie; Half-Pint
Synopsis:
Pat bets Suzie fifty jellybeans his soap box car can beat hers.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Archie Club reporters send in stories to win cash prizes.

French Leave (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Laurie; Linda; Gigi Bardot; Miss Sturdley
Synopsis:
Wilbur joins the French club at school to get close to the gorgeous instructor, but Laurie gets in the way.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The instructor's name, "Gigi Bardot," is a combination of the then-recent movie "Gigi" and the world's most famous Frenchwoman at the time, Brigitte Bardot.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You were due at the dentist"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Switch In Time
    Archie
  3. 2. Book Mark
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Carry On!"]
    Katy Keene
  5. 4. Indian Fashions
    Errol Swoon
  6. 5. A Skating Lesson
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Derby Day
    Pat the Brat
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. French Leave
    Wilbur
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