(December 1953)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

["Say - Archie! Isn't that a beautiful picture with a frame to match?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Vigoda ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:

Cheaper By the Cousin (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit ?
Pencils:
Tom Moore ?
Inks:
Tom Moore ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Cousin Asphalt
Synopsis:
Archie's hopes of an evening alone with Veronica are hampered by her young cousin.

Indexer Notes

Cousin Asphalt is the prototype that would later become Veronica's Cousin Leroy. He also bears a personality resemblance to Red Skelton's "Mean Widdle Kid".

A Fish in Time (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards ?
Inks:
Joe Edwards ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
While the others eagerly anticipate going through the tunnel of love at the amusement park, Jughead would rather go fishing.

Weak-End Trip (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
As a joke, the boys intimate they are going to play around on Betty and Veronica once they leave Riverdale for a lakeside vacation.

Number Please (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie
Synopsis:
Suzie tries to call Ferdie, but gets the butcher shop instead.

Party Line (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Suzie; Suzie's father; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Suzie's father complains about their extravagant phone bill and Suzie has a ready answer.

[Swordsman Flynn scores over English fencers] (Table of Contents)

Hollywood News / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

["Katy, how about fishing with me today?"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Hazel Marten [as Bill Woggon]
Inks:
Cassie Bill
Colors:
?
Letters:
Cassie Bill

Genre:
domestic; fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly; Chubby Chuckles; Sis
Synopsis:
Katy and K.O.'s afternoon of fishing is spoiled by Katy's stalker.

Katy's Fashions (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Cassie Bill
Inks:
Cassie Bill
Colors:
?
Letters:
Cassie Bill

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene

Mock Rock (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica mistakes a giant sea turtle for a rock and sets her picnic lunch on its shell.

The Fad Head (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit ?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake; Slats
Synopsis:
To satirize the girls' new fad of wearing dog collars as necklaces, Wilbur and Slats come up with one outrageous fashion statement after another.

Wasted Effort (Table of Contents)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ginger Snapp; Patsy
Synopsis:
Ginger tries to help Patsy with her diet.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Say - Archie! Isn't that a beautiful picture with a frame to match?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Cheaper By the Cousin
    Archie
  3. 2. A Fish in Time
    Jughead
  4. 3. Weak-End Trip
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Number Please
    Suzie
  6. 5. Party Line
    Suzie
  7. 6. [Swordsman Flynn scores over English fencers]
    Hollywood News
  8. 7. ["Katy, how about fishing with me today?"]
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. Katy's Fashions
    Katy Keene
  10. 9. Mock Rock
    Archie
  11. 10. The Fad Head
    Wilbur
  12. 11. Wasted Effort
    Ginger
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