(1952)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


The Easy Road (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kenny; Pam; Guy

Indexer Notes

The cover is the same as the splash panel of the first story inside.

The Easy Road (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kenny Saunders; Pam Stuart; Guy Richardson; Henry Stuart
Synopsis:
Pam’s father wants her to marry rich Guy, but she leaves home and gets a job as a cab driver instead. She and fellow cabbie Kenny fall in love. Saving money for marriage goes too slowly and Pam suggests her father might help them, but Kenny refuses. Pam goes home and agrees to marry Guy, but changes her mind and returns to Kenny’s arms.

The Lady Loved a Prince! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Rami; Pauline Marks; Edward Marks; Maharaja Akbar Ali; Mirah
Synopsis:
Pauline travels to India with her explorer father. They stay with Maharaja Akbar Ali, whose son Rami is attracted to Pauline. He proposes to her, and this makes his sister Mirah jealous. Mirah explains that Rami is the Maharaja’s adopted son and she loves him. Pauline—-who feels the cultural differences are too great anyway--decides to step aside and leaves the city with her father.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Second Hand Kisses (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Rene; Pat; Les Runyon; Hank Sullivan
Synopsis:
Fashion designer Rene finances her sister Pat’s college education. Pat dumps her lawyer boyfriend Les for boxer Hank. Rene decides to break them up by flirting with Hank herself. Hank says he doesn’t love Pat but does love Rene; Pat catches them kissing and says she’s decided Les is the man for her. Rene confesses that she has actually fallen in love with Hank, and they kiss.

My Dearest Enemy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Judy Fallon; Dirk Weaver; Paul Sinclair; Grigsbe; Jimmy
Synopsis:
Dirk is a government trouble-shooter sent to convince the citizens of Stanton that new government facilties will improve their city. Local schoolteacher Judy is against the plan, but her fiancé Paul, editor of the local newspaper, can’t oppose the will of the business community. Dirk tells her a local man was tipped off in advance and bought up land cheaply in hopes of making a big profit. Judy mentions this to Paul and he shoots her, because he was the source of the tip. Paul is arrested, Judy survives, and Dirk marries her.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Easy Road
  2. 1. The Easy Road
  3. 2. The Lady Loved a Prince!
  4. 3. Second Hand Kisses
  5. 4. My Dearest Enemy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella