(September 1947)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
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

["Check please!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the covers of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #15, and Laugh Comics Digest #8

Bulletin No. 41 (Table of Contents)

Shield G-Man Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

"Joe Higgins" lists the addresses of children who want to be pen-pals.

The Mix Up (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
When Archie is sent to the drugstore, he gets his Dad's indigestion pills mixed up with his Mom's shampoo and hair tonic, and Jughead's glue.
Reprints:

Pep Contest Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

["Isn't it wonderful, Sis, to be so popular?"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis; Eddie McCracken
Synopsis:
Eddie McCracken gets into trouble when a mannequin he is taking to Katy gets confused for a real woman.

["Watch for Katy Keene, the Pin-Up Queen..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Katy Keene / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Drugs For Death (Table of Contents)

The Shield and Dusty / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; Ted Kennedy; Judy Mason; "Mozart" Deegan
Synopsis:
The Shield and Dusty the Boy Detective investigate a narcotics ring.

["Oh boy! Betty and Veronica are dream girls all right..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["When Talbert Twiddle goes duck hunting, anything can happen..."] (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; Fido; Tommy (cat)
Synopsis:
Talbert Twiddle and his dog Fido go duck hunting.

Sink or Swim (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie dreams of adventure while undergoing an operation on his appendix.
Reprints:

["I guess I'll have no luck in this place either..."] (Table of Contents)

Gloomy Gus the Homeless Ghost / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Gloomy Gus; Gabby; Flip O'Toole
Synopsis:
Gloomy Gus takes the body of a swim instructor whose students have a habit of holding him underwater.

["It's no use, L'il Jinx!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
L'il Jinx; Bill Bubblegum; Mrs. Bubblegum; Miss Flatt
Synopsis:
L'il Jinx's parents try to get L'il Jinx to learn the violin.

Indexer Notes

Story logo and dialogue spell L'il Jinx differently.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Check please!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bulletin No. 41
    Shield G-Man Club
  3. 2. The Mix Up
    Archie
  4. 3. Pep Contest Page
  5. 4. ["Isn't it wonderful, Sis, to be so popular?"]
    Katy Keene
  6. 5. ["Watch for Katy Keene, the Pin-Up Queen..."]
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. Drugs For Death
    The Shield and Dusty
  8. 7. ["Oh boy! Betty and Veronica are dream girls all right..."]
    Archie
  9. 8. ["When Talbert Twiddle goes duck hunting, anything can happen..."]
    The Twiddles
  10. 9. Sink or Swim
    Archie
  11. 10. ["I guess I'll have no luck in this place either..."]
    Gloomy Gus the Homeless Ghost
  12. 11. ["It's no use, L'il Jinx!"]
    Li'l Jinx
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