(December 1948)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Good And Angry"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is angry with Archie, but doesn't let that interfere with extracting perks from him.

Birthday Blues (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Harry Lucey ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Both Veronica and Betty give Archie handmade sweaters for his birthday and both girls expect him to wear the sweater to the big game - - or else.

Melancholy Baby (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda; Mr. Wilkin; J.B.Brown; Waldo
Synopsis:
Mr. Wilkin leaves Wilbur in charge of babysitting his boss's young son so they can make a golf date. Through a case of mistaken identity, Wilbur thinks a neighbor boy is the son and soon is accused of kidnapping.

["The Winner: K.O. Kelly"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly; Windy Knight; Sis
Synopsis:
K.O.'s big break as a fighter gets unintentionally sabotaged by Katy.

The Babe Ruth Story (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Inks:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
C. C. Beck ?

Characters:
Captain Tootsie; William Bendix
Synopsis:
Captain Tootsie takes the kids to Yankee Stadium, where actor William Bendix is filming exteriors for his film "The Babe Ruth Story".

Lonely Hearts (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Ferdie; Gwendolyn
Synopsis:
After breaking up with Ferdie, Suzie enrolls in a lonely hearts club to secure a date.

[Beauty Is For The Birds] (Table of Contents)

Debby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Debby; Woogie; Betsy; Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
Debby picks Woogie's brain to find useful information she can use in her school essay on birds.

Indexer Notes

Katy Keene and Sis from the Katy Keene feature make a cameo at the end.

Hollywood Gossip (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A collection of Hollywood anecdotes.

The Bug House (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz [as Samm] (signed)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz [as Samm] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty helps Veronica open up the Lodge summer home by a wooded lake. However, the girls must do battle with a horde of mosquitoes before they can bed down for the night.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Good And Angry"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Birthday Blues
    Archie
  3. 2. Melancholy Baby
    Wilbur
  4. 3. ["The Winner: K.O. Kelly"]
    Katy Keene
  5. 4. The Babe Ruth Story
    Captain Tootsie
  6. 5. Lonely Hearts
    Suzie
  7. 6. [Beauty Is For The Birds]
    Debby
  8. 7. Hollywood Gossip
  9. 8. The Bug House
    Betty And Veronica
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