(December 1959)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["What did your stupid mutt learn at obedience school today?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle

Watch Your Step (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Smithers; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Archie is conducting an experiment to find the shortest route to school. Jughead suggests that the shortest way is a "bee-line hike": go in a straight line, no matter what obstacles he has to go over, under and through.

A Chip Off the Old Block Head (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie is in despair because Miss Grundy is coming to his house to talk to his father about his bad grades. But when she gets there, she remembers that Fred used to be an even worse student.

Indexer Notes

This idea was later remade as a "Little Archie" story.

Katy Keene Bags a Bird (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fashion; humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Randy
Synopsis:
Katy goes hunting with Randy.

The Little Helper (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:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Merry Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx tries to help her parents with their chores.

The Wrong End (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; humor
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkins; Linda Moore; Mr. Moore; Mr. Mudge
Synopsis:
A potential advertising client of Linda's father tries to test his miracle hair oil on Wilbur's head, but nothing can flatten Wilbur's hair no matter how much of the goo is rubbed into it.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What did your stupid mutt learn at obedience school today?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Watch Your Step
    Archie
  3. 2. A Chip Off the Old Block Head
    Archie
  4. 3. Katy Keene Bags a Bird
    Katy Keene
  5. 4. The Little Helper
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Wrong End
    Wilbur
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