(April 1949)

Archie, 1945 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Suzie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie

Wishing Will Make it So (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Ferdie buys a magical wishing ring from a shady street character and is amazed when it actually works.

["How do you like my new outfit, Ferdie?"] (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Gregory Van Dripp
Synopsis:
Ferdie and Gregory compete in a fox hunt for the right to date Suzie.

["Goodness, Daddy, I'm right here!"] (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg ?
Pencils:
Dave Berg ?
Inks:
Dave Berg ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ginger Snapp; Mr. Snapp; Tommy
Synopsis:
Mr. Snapp tears into Ginger for extravagant shopping in anticipation of the coming dance, then feels guilty about it.

The Perfect Shopper (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie
Synopsis:
A store manager goes to extreme lengths to get Suzie to buy a dress.

["Hello, Randy Van Ronson"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Randy Van Ronson
Synopsis:
Randy flies Katy to his old Spanish mansion in southern California for a date. There they run into a fashion show with a theme of looking like Katy.

Indexer Notes

The "Look like Katy Keene" contest actually took place in Santa Barbara, California, in late 1948, with Bill Woggon serving as judge.

[Another page of gowns] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Hazel Marten [as Bill Woggon]
Inks:
Hazel Marten [as Bill Woggon)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Hazel Marten

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene

Star Gazers (Table of Contents)

Suzie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Ferdie searches for a secluded spot where he can romance Suzie, with little luck.

All Undressed Up (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill ?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz [as Sam S.] (signed)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz [as Sam S.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz [as Sam S.] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Suzie's father
Synopsis:
To avoid trouble with Suzie, Ferdie shows up early for a date. But his punctuality only causes different problems.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Suzie
  2. 1. Wishing Will Make it So
    Suzie
  3. 2. ["How do you like my new outfit, Ferdie?"]
    Suzie
  4. 3. ["Goodness, Daddy, I'm right here!"]
    Ginger
  5. 4. The Perfect Shopper
    Suzie
  6. 5. ["Hello, Randy Van Ronson"]
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. [Another page of gowns]
    Katy Keene
  8. 7. Star Gazers
    Suzie
  9. 8. All Undressed Up
    Suzie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Warren Zeigler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer