(April 1959)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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

Issue Notes

Indicia gives the magazine title as Laugh Comics.


["Making Much Progress"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie isn't learning very fast from a gorgeous skating instructor, and doesn't mind a bit.

Butterfingers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Martin Epp ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Warned that Archie is coming over, Mr. Lodge and Smithers hide as many priceless heirlooms as they can and set out worthless junk pieces for Archie to accidentally break.

Count Off (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Brando; Peggy
Synopsis:
Brando shows Peggy how he paints so well.

How's Your Grammar? (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy gives Moose an oral quiz in grammar.

The Lend Of Plenty (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Forsythe P. Jones II
Synopsis:
Jughead's dad notices Jughead is going out on a date in his new suit.

Katy In A Barrel (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Hazel Marten; Kathryn Bill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly; Sis
Synopsis:
K.O. rips his shorts on the way to see Katy and she's not pleased with his solution to the problem.

Trading Stamps (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Greg; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Jinx holds a contest among the kids to see who has the most interesting stamp collection.

Modern Artist (Table of Contents)

Pat The Brat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pat The Brat; Pat's Mom
Synopsis:
Pat draws a picture, then asks his mother to tell him what he drew.

Rock Around The Clock (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Hazel Marten; Kathryn Bill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly
Synopsis:
K.O. gets a little boisterous on the picnic he's on with Katy.

Red For Danger (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie; Linda Moore; Helena Troy; Alec
Synopsis:
A gorgeous new redhead is in the neighborhood and Laurie is certain that Wilbur is enamored with her, even though Wilbur has never met the girl.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Making Much Progress"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Butterfingers
    Archie
  3. 2. Count Off
    Shrimpy
  4. 3. How's Your Grammar?
    Moose
  5. 4. The Lend Of Plenty
    Jughead
  6. 5. Katy In A Barrel
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. Trading Stamps
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Modern Artist
    Pat The Brat
  9. 8. Rock Around The Clock
    Katy Keene
  10. 9. Red For Danger
    Wilbur
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