(Summer 1951)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Information from Ger Apeldoorn.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

Cottage of Love! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Devie Wilson; Al; Mr. Chambers; Kay Mayer; Cliff Borland
Synopsis:
Al marries Devie, his childhood sweetheart. She’s offered a job skating in an ice show, but is afraid “marriage and career don’t mix.” Al encourages her and they move to New York. Devie becomes a star, but Al feels lonely and meets old friend Kay in a nightclub. Devie thinks he’s having an affair and leaves him. Al returns to the small town cottage where they had been happy and Devie is waiting for him.

Indexer Notes

First page is the same as the cover, including the signature.

What's on Your Heart? (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Laura Brown (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Personal problems.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Heartbreak Headlines (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kevin Knight; Glenn Fraser; Monk Reilly; Kay
Synopsis:
Reporter Kevin takes a job as playboy Glenn’s secretary to get a big story on his love life. Kevin falls in love with Glenn and decides to give up her scheme, then learns Glenn is aware of her identity and is teaching her a lesson. She leaves angrily but Glenn catches her and explains that he really does love her.

Indexer Notes

Despite the masculine-sounding name, "Kevin" is a woman.

Stuff About Stars (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Second Hand Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey [as Lucey] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lucey [as Lucey] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Carol Billard; David Billard; Dan Billard
Synopsis:
Carol marries David, a widower with a 10 year old son. Danny is cool to his new stepmother but when Carol rescues David from drowning, he decides he likes her.

My Unhappy Triangle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Venetia Porter; Perry Francis; Greg Baker
Synopsis:
Artist Venetia takes a job with Perry’s ad agency. He supports her desire to become a serious artist and proposes marriage. She is grateful to him but doesn’t love him. She postpones making a decision so as not to hurt his feelings. Talent agency head Greg dates Venetia while Perry’s away and they fall in love. When Perry returns, Venetia has to decide between the two men. She chooses Perry, because he loves her deeply while Greg’s affection is more superficial.

Indexer Notes

Greg's name is spelled "Greg" sometimes and "Gregg" at others.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Cottage of Love!
  3. 2. What's on Your Heart?
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
  5. 4. Heartbreak Headlines
  6. 5. Stuff About Stars
  7. 6. Second Hand Love
  8. 7. My Unhappy Triangle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella