(September 1946)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly, March, June, September and December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine
Editing:
Harry Shorten (?)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Nah!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Car Troubles (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
When Archie borrows his father's car and discovers a dent in it, he spends half the night trying to fix it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

For some reason, this story shows great deterioration and slightly different lettering from the original.

Murder In Act One (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick [as I.N.] (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick [as I.N.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; Owl (prisoner); Flip [seal)

Suzie Gazes Into the Future (Table of Contents)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon ?
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Suzie; Swami Rivah (fortune teller)

The Tough Guy (Table of Contents)

An Archie Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
On his way back from Jughead's house, Archie cuts through a cemetery and runs into a ghost.
Reprints:

["Talbert, now that you're through painting..."] (Table of Contents)

Twiddles / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon?
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
domestic
Characters:
Talbert Twiddle; Tootsie Talbert; Tommy (cat); Jim Patterson (neighbour)
Synopsis:
Twiddles using an airbrush.

["Hmm!"] (Table of Contents)

Hotfoot Hobo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
I: Hotfoot Hobo

["Dotty!"] (Table of Contents)

Dotty and Ditto / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon ?
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dotty; Ditto; Gramps; Guest Stars: Super Duck; The Shield; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Suzie; Talbert Twiddle; Tootsie Twiddle; Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis:
Dotty reads comic books before bed and dreams about meeting the Archie characters at the Comic Castle.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Nah!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Car Troubles
    Archie
  3. 2. Murder In Act One
    Shield
  4. 3. Suzie Gazes Into the Future
    Suzie
  5. 4. The Tough Guy
    An Archie Story
  6. 5. ["Talbert, now that you're through painting..."]
    Twiddles
  7. 6. ["Hmm!"]
    Hotfoot Hobo
  8. 7. ["Dotty!"]
    Dotty and Ditto
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