(April 1950)

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 (credited)
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Did you get your raise, Ferdie?"] (Table of Contents)

Suzie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Reprints:
Keywords:
secretary; typewriter

The Tortoise and the Hare (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Angela; Greg
Synopsis:
Suzie takes Angela and her friends on a picnic, where Greg and Ferdie provide entertainment by racing in hare and tortoise costumes.
Keywords:
costumes; picnic

Here It Is! Your Archie Annual (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Taming of the Shrewd (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Angela; Uncle Blunderbuss
Synopsis:
Ferdie tries to use psychology to get Angela ready for a party. Uncle Blunderbuss tells a tall tale of shooting a tiger.
Keywords:
bath; mud pies; party; psychology; tall tale; tiger

Brazil Nuts (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Ferdie gets an assignment to cover a bathing beauty contest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Suzie goes along as his assistant. Ferdie gets in trouble with a local by flirting with his girl friend.
Keywords:
Brazil; hospital; knife; Rio de Janeiro; telegram; winter

[Dangerous Love!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Darling Love / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Hurry up, slow-poke!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Pud; Dubble Bubble; Fleer / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Archie's Comic-Quiz: (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pal Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

What Are Little Boys Made Of? (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ginger; her father
Synopsis:
After overhearing her father tell a friend over the phone that he wishes he had a boy, Ginger decides to do boyish things in order to please him, which all backfire.
Keywords:
baseball; conscience; doctor; roof; smoking; telephone

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Suzie's Movie Diary / text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Long section comparing the opening of "Battleground" at the Astor Theater on Broadway in New York with the epic opening of "The Big Parade" 25 years earlier. Then several items of Hollywood gossip about upcoming movies, including Walt Disney's "Cinderella."

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1949 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1949. No circulation figures given.

Love Conquers All (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Uncle Blunderbuss
Synopsis:
Uncle Blunderbuss tells Ferdie about the types of women he's met.
Keywords:
book; pies

The More You Eat...The More You Want (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Crackerjack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Did'ja hear the latest, kids?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Rival Reggie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["As our story begins, K. O. Kelly is bringing Katy back to Hollywood..."] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; K. O. Kelly; Randy Van Ronson; Windy
Synopsis:
K.O. is supposed to pick up Katy for a date, but sends Windy to get gas for his jeep. Windy gets delayed and Katy is not happy K.O. is so late. She accepts a date with Randy Von Ronson, but his car has a flat tire and K.O. arrives in a cab just in time.
Keywords:
boxing; cab; flat tire; jeep; oil change

Indexer Notes

Fashions, etc., by Barbara Miano (Bronx, N.Y.), Arlene Stocki (N. Tonawanda, N.Y.), Isabelle Daniele (New Haven, Conn.), Gail Frankenfield (Hatfield, Pa.), Patsy Brown (Wittheville, Va.), Jo Ann Richardson (Pauls Valley, Okla.), Marilyin Carter (Knorville, Iowa), Betty Lenzini (Macon, Mo., Beverly Roberts (Seattle, Wash.), Barbar Brown (W. Ashville, N.C.), Linda Ann Toney (Kosse, Texas), Catherine Seredick (Los Angeles, Calif.), Chuck Shindler (Minneapolis, Minn.), and Eddie Geroli (Bay City, Mich.)

["Hurry! Hurry! Before they're all gone!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Katy Keene Pin-Up / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Look! By Popular Demand! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Katy Keene / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Did you get your raise, Ferdie?"]
    Suzie
  2. 1. The Tortoise and the Hare
    Suzie
  3. 2. Here It Is! Your Archie Annual
    Archie Annual
  4. 3. The Taming of the Shrewd
    Suzie
  5. 4. Brazil Nuts
    Suzie
  6. 5. [Dangerous Love!]
    Darling Love
  7. 6. ["Hurry up, slow-poke!"]
    Pud; Dubble Bubble; Fleer
  8. 7. Archie's Comic-Quiz:
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  9. 8. What Are Little Boys Made Of?
    Ginger
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Suzie's Movie Diary
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1949
  12. 11. Love Conquers All
    Suzie
  13. 12. The More You Eat...The More You Want
    Crackerjack
  14. 13. ["Did'ja hear the latest, kids?"]
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  15. 14. ["As our story begins, K. O. Kelly is bringing Katy back to Hollywood..."]
    Katy Keene
  16. 15. ["Hurry! Hurry! Before they're all gone!"]
    Katy Keene Pin-Up
  17. 16. Look! By Popular Demand!
    Katy Keene
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer