(August 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
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:
Samm Schwartz [as Sam] (signed)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz [as Sam] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz [as Sam] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A box of food at the bottom of the picture next to the cash register is labeled "Sam".

Dough Nuts (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 5.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Greg Van Dripp; Uncle Blunderbuss
Synopsis:
Ferdie tries to raise money to take Suzie to a dance by playing the market. But he chooses the wrong market.

Atomic Comic (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 8.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Uncle Blunderbuss
Synopsis:
Stung by Suzie's comments about his looks, Ferdie decides to become a comedian.

The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame: Carolyn Walker (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beauty and the Beach (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Gregory Van Dripp
Synopsis:
When Gregory is reluctant to accompany Suzie and Ferdie to the beach, Ferdie thinks he's finally got Suzie to himself.

That's My Pop (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ginger Snap; Mr. Snap; Tommy Burns
Synopsis:
Ginger's father gets into a stew because Ginger's latest infatuation seems to be too cheap to take her on a proper date in his eyes.

A Message About Polio (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Article explaining the recent breakthrough in the treatment of polio, urging readers to get immunized.

["Dear Readers, we'd like to introduce a character"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Smiley the postman; Sis; Randy Van Ronson
Synopsis:
Katy is overwhelmed by her volume of fan mail, and so is her postman.

Fashions for Sis (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Sis
Synopsis:
A Sis figure which can be cut out as a paper doll, and a series of different dresses which can be placed on the doll.

Vanish Varnish (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Suzie's father
Synopsis:
Ferdie invents a varnish that turns objects invisible and Suzie's father sees it as a way to easy street.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Suzie
  2. 1. Dough Nuts
    Suzie
  3. 2. Atomic Comic
    Suzie
  4. 3. The "Popsicle" Hall of Fame: Carolyn Walker
    Popsicle
  5. 4. Beauty and the Beach
    Suzie
  6. 5. That's My Pop
    Ginger
  7. 6. A Message About Polio
  8. 7. ["Dear Readers, we'd like to introduce a character"]
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. Fashions for Sis
    Katy Keene
  10. 9. Vanish Varnish
    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