(December 1951)

Archie, 1946 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:
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

["Swept Me Right Off My Feet"] (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica are mooning over each other while Betty stews.

Beast Feast (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie convinces the gang to join him on a hike through the snow covered woodlands near Riverdale.
Reprints:

[Queen Of Fashions] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Randy Van Ronson
Synopsis:
Randy intends to take Katy to the fashion ball, if Katy can ever pick a gown from the tons of designs sent to her by readers.

The Middle Man (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Dately; "Baby" Dately
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to keep Archie and Reggie from getting trapped into babysitting for a teacher on the night of the dance.

Greasing Can Be Pleasing (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie asks Betty to help him with maintenance on his car. Then she finds out why he needs it.

Indexer Notes

Alice Cooper is depicted in this story as a gray-haired woman over fifty with glasses. As the years went by, her depiction would become younger and younger.

Hollywood Gossip (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Collection of Hollywood anecdotes.

Non-Scents (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda; Laurie Lake
Synopsis:
Wilbur discovers he's asked both Linda and Laurie to the prom. When he decides to take Linda, since he asked her first, Laurie tries to sabotage the date.

[Paint Pros] (Table of Contents)

Debby / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Debby; Debby's Dad; Debby's Mom
Synopsis:
A series of mishaps forces Debby's Dad to paint more than just the footstool Debby asked him to paint.

Captain Tootsie's Counter-Spook (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Rollo
Synopsis:
Captain Tootsie and his young friends stake out the Egyptian exhibit at the museum to trap a gang of burglars.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Swept Me Right Off My Feet"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Beast Feast
    Archie
  3. 2. [Queen Of Fashions]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. The Middle Man
    Jughead
  5. 4. Greasing Can Be Pleasing
    Archie
  6. 5. Hollywood Gossip
  7. 6. Non-Scents
    Wilbur
  8. 7. [Paint Pros]
    Debby
  9. 8. Captain Tootsie's Counter-Spook
    Captain Tootsie
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