(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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob White (signed)
Inks:
Bob White (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

She Wanted My Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Fred; Laura; Sue
Synopsis:
Laura’s “selfish man-crazy Jezebel” cousin Sue moves in with Laura and her husband Fred. Sue flirts with Fred and Laura goes home to her mother. Fred arrives, repentant, and they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.
Previous indexer credited Bob White ? with art.

Love is for the Living (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Doreen Abbott; Martha Abbott; Agnes; Charles Watts; Greg Saunders
Synopsis:
Office worker Doreen reveres her late father’s memory and is shocked when her mother Martha says she’s engaged to Charles. Greg consoles Doreen and they fall in love. Greg reveals that he’s a widower, and asks Doreen if she would deny him and her mother a second chance at love. Doreen apologises to her mother and agrees to marry Greg.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version. Previous indexer credited Bob White ?

Jealousy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jack Walton; Linda Walton; Evelyn
Synopsis:
Linda, recently wed to Jack, is jealous of the other women in his life, including his secretary. When Evelyn, Jack’s old girlfriend, moves back to town, Linda worries. Finally, her jealousy provokes an outburst from Jack. Linda realises she’s gone too far and begs him to forgive her.

I Hate Men! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Hester Harlow; Mrs. Spanner; Gary Harlow; Gene Harlow; Liz; Richard [Dick] Chambers
Synopsis:
Car hop Hester is fired for tossing coffee on a lecherous customer. Hester is a single mother who hates men because her husband Gene cheated on her. She's hired as a secretary by private detective Dick, who falls in love with her. Hester rejects his romantic advances because of her previous bad experiences. Dick saves Hester’s young son from a mad dog and tells Hester that (a) Gene is dead, and (b) he wasn’t unfaithful to her after all. Hester can now allow herself to love Dick.

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer credited Bob White with art but the realistic style of this story is completely different than White's cartoony cover art.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. She Wanted My Man
  3. 2. Love is for the Living
  4. 3. Jealousy!
  5. 4. I Hate Men!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella