(May 1947)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fagaly
Inks:
Al Fagaly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Raffle Ticket] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie hides his winning raffle ticket in an old picture frame and has to find it after his mom sells the picture.

["Ankles aweigh--er--I mean anchors aweigh..."] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Skipper Mason
Synopsis:
Katy Keene and Sis go to Skipper Mason in search of a story they can send in to Shorten's Short Story Book.

["If it's an Archie magazine, it's the best!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the 6 Archie comics.

["Bailey! Wake up! Durn your hide!"] (Table of Contents)

Shield / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; Ping Bailey; Mr. Crusty
Synopsis:
An aspiring newspaper reporter named Ping Bailey leads the Shield and Dusty to an illegal liquor racket.

Pep Comics Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

["Hey Willy! Wait up!"] (Table of Contents)

Willy the Wise-Guy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Willy
Synopsis:
Willy gets an advertising job.

Hollywood Gossip (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Hollywood and movie news.

["Oh, shed a tear for Gloomy Gus..."] (Table of Contents)

Gloomy Gus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Gloomy Gus; Gabby
Synopsis:
Gloomy Gus travels down to Earth and inhabits a Houdini-like magician's body.

["Buy a New Car!"] (Table of Contents)

The Twiddles / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Talbert Twiddle; Tootsie Twiddle; Gramps Twiddle
Synopsis:
The Twiddles get a sleek new car.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Raffle Ticket]
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Ankles aweigh--er--I mean anchors aweigh..."]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. ["If it's an Archie magazine, it's the best!"]
  5. 4. ["Bailey! Wake up! Durn your hide!"]
    Shield
  6. 5. Pep Comics Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Hey Willy! Wait up!"]
    Willy the Wise-Guy
  8. 7. Hollywood Gossip
  9. 8. ["Oh, shed a tear for Gloomy Gus..."]
    Gloomy Gus
  10. 9. ["Buy a New Car!"]
    The Twiddles
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