(April 1948)

Archie, 1945 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
48
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1948 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; later Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is referenced in the Katy Keene story in Archie & Friends (Archie, 1992 series) #110. Katy goes to a comic convention and tries to find a copy of this issue, the only one she is missing.


["Wow!"] (Table of Contents)

Suzie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Suzie; Harry the Talking Dog
Reprints:
Keywords:
talking dog

Ferdie the Maid (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Herb Holmdale
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; The Maid
Synopsis:
Suzie sweet talks Ferdie first into helping the maid with her duties, then into replacing her after she quits.

The Skiing Chump (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Mr. Grumble
Synopsis:
When Mr. Grumble has a nervous breakdown, Suzie is advised to take him on a relaxing ski vacation. But she takes Ferdie along with them, and he proves to be anything but relaxing.

Day Dreams (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (page 1); ? (pages 2-6)
Inks:
Harry Lucey (page 1); ? (pages 2-6)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey (page 1); ? (pages 2-6)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ginger Snap; Iggy
Synopsis:
When Iggy informs her that she's been selected "The Typical High School Girl", Ginger thinks it will lead her to a modeling career.

Suzie's Hollywood Quiz Page (Table of Contents)

Suzie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Herb Holmdale
Pencils:
Herb Holmdale [as Red Holmdale] (signed)
Inks:
Herb Holmdale [as Red Holmdale] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Herb Holmdale

Characters:
Suzie
Synopsis:
Link the movie star's first name from column A to the proper last name in column B; Rearrange the picture pieces to form a movie star's caricature; Solve the movie star name rebus.

The Actress (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Herb Holmdale
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Gregory Van Lingrenkiss; Uncle Blunderbuss
Synopsis:
Ferdie is jealous when Suzie ditches him for a local theater producer who promises her a part in his play. But through his Uncle Blunderbuss, Ferdie is able to offer her an even bigger opportunity - - he thinks.

Suzie Quiz (Table of Contents)

Suzie / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Word find puzzle paired with a crossword puzzle.

["Ferdie, that's what I mean by being well dressed."] (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Suzie browbeats Ferdie into updating his appearance.

Suzie Puzzle Page? (Table of Contents)

Suzie / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics ?

Synopsis:
Word ladder puzzle.

Suzie's Movie Diary (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Collection of movie star anecdotes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Maurice Coyne
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Filed September 12, 1947; Listed owners: Close-Up Inc., Harold Hammond, Louis Silberkleit, John Goldwater, Maurice Coyne, all of 241 Church St, New York, 13, NY; Publisher: Louis Silberkleit; Editor: John Goldwater; Managing Editor: Harry Shorten; Business Manager: Maurice Coyne.

["Isn't this a grand day to take a stroll"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Bill Woggon (faces); ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
domestic; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
Katy and Sis stroll through the park and note the resemblances between various dogs and their owners.

Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Toosie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow!"]
    Suzie
  2. 1. Ferdie the Maid
    Suzie
  3. 2. The Skiing Chump
    Suzie
  4. 3. Day Dreams
    Ginger
  5. 4. Suzie's Hollywood Quiz Page
    Suzie
  6. 5. The Actress
    Suzie
  7. 6. Suzie Quiz
    Suzie
  8. 7. ["Ferdie, that's what I mean by being well dressed."]
    Suzie
  9. 8. Suzie Puzzle Page?
    Suzie
  10. 9. Suzie's Movie Diary
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. ["Isn't this a grand day to take a stroll"]
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party
    Captain Tootsie; Toosie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer