Archie, 1940 Series
 

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Not all issues in this series have key dates, so not all can be sorted into a timeline. The following issues can be sorted:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Volume Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency
1940-01-00 January 1940 1 1 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD monthly
1940-02-00 February 1940 1 2 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1940-03-00                  
1940-04-00 April 1940 1 3 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1940-05-00 May 1940 1 4 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1940-06-00 June 1940 1 5 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1940-07-00 July 1940 1 6 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1940-08-00 August 1940 ? 7 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1940-09-00 September 1940 1 8 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1940-10-00                  
1940-11-00 November 1940 ? 9 ?   68 0.10 USD ?
1940-12-00 December 1940 1 10 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD Monthly
1941-01-00 January 1941 1 11 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-02-00 February 1941 1 12 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-03-00 March 1941 1 13 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-04-00 April 1941 1 14 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-05-00 May 1941 1 15 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-06-00 June 1941 1 16 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-07-00 July 1941 1 17 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-08-00 August 1941 1 18 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-09-00 September 1941 1 19 Archie Comic Publications, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-10-00 October 1941 1 20 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-11-00 November 1941 1 21 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1941-12-00 December 1941 1 22 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD monthly
1942-01-00 January 1942 1 23 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1942-02-00 February 1942 1 24 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1942-03-00 March 1942 1 25 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1942-04-00 April 1942 1 26 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1942-05-00 May 1942 ? 27 ?   68 0.10 USD ?
1942-06-00 June 1942 1 28 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1942-07-00 July 1942 1 29 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1942-08-00 August 1942 1 30 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1942-09-00 September 1942 1 31 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.   68 0.10 USD Monthly
1942-10-00 October 1942 ? 32 ? An MLJ Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1942-11-00 November 1942 ? 33 ? An MLJ Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1942-12-00 December 1942 1 34 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Publication 68 0.10 USD Monthly
1943-01-00 January 1943 1 35 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Publication 68 0.10 USD Monthly
1943-02-00 February 1943 ? 36 ? An MLJ Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1943-03-00 March 1943 ? 37 ? An MLJ Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1943-04-00 April 1943 1 38 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Publication 68 0.10 USD monthly
1943-05-00 May 1943 ? 39 ? An MLJ Publication 68 0.10 USD ?
1943-06-00                  
1943-07-00 July 1943 1 40 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Publication 60 0.10 USD Monthly
1943-08-00 August 1943 1 41 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Publication 60 0.10 USD Monthly except June and November
1943-09-00 September 1943 1 42 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Publication 60 0.10 USD Monthly, except June and November
1943-10-00 October 1943 1 43 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Publication 60 0.10 USD Monthly except June and November
1943-11-00                  
1943-12-00 December 1943 ? 44 ? An MLJ Magazine 60 0.10 USD ?
1944-01-00 January 1944 ? 45 ? An MLJ Magazine 60 0.10 USD ?
1944-02-00 February 1944 1 46 M. L. J. Magazines An MLJ Magazine 60 0.10 USD Monthly except June and November
1944-03-00 March 1944 1 47 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Magazine 60 0.10 USD Monthly, except January, April, July and October
1944-04-00                  
1944-05-00 May 1944 1 48 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. [not printed on item] An MLJ Magazine 60 0.10 USD Monthly, except January, April, July and October
1944-06-00 June 1944 1 49 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Magazine 52 0.10 USD monthly, except January, April, July and October
1944-07-00                  
1944-08-00                  
1944-09-00 September 1944 1 50 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Magazine 52 0.10 USD quarterly in March, June, September and December
1944-10-00                  
1944-11-00                  
1944-12-10 December 1944 1 51 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Magazine 52 0.10 USD Quarterly, March, June, September and December
1945-01-00                  
1945-02-00                  
1945-03-00 March 1945 1 52 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Magazine 52 0.10 USD quarterly (March, June, September and December)
1945-04-00                  
1945-05-00                  
1945-06-10 June 1945 1 53 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Magazine 52 0.10 USD Quarterly, March, June, September and December
1945-07-00                  
1945-08-00                  
1945-09-10 September 1945 1 54 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Magazine 52 0.10 USD Quarterly, March, June, September and December
1945-10-00                  
1945-11-00                  
1945-12-10 December 1945 1 55 M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. An MLJ Magazine 52 0.10 USD Quarterly, March, June, September and December
1946-01-00                  
1946-02-00                  
1946-03-10 March 1946 1 56 M. L. J. Magazines An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Quarterly in March, June, September, and December
1946-04-00                  
1946-05-00                  
1946-06-00 June 1946 ? 57 ? An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD ?
1946-07-00                  
1946-08-00                  
1946-09-10 September 1946 1 58 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Quarterly, March, June, September and December
1946-10-00                  
1946-11-00                  
1946-12-10 December 1946 ? 59 ? An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD ?
1947-01-00                  
1947-02-00                  
1947-03-00 March 1947 1 60 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1947-04-00                  
1947-05-00 May 1947 ? 1 61 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Bimonthly
1947-06-00                  
1947-07-10 July 1947 1 62 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Bi-monthly
1947-08-00                  
1947-09-00 September 1947 ? 63 ? An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD ?
1947-10-00                  
1947-11-00 November 1947 ? 64 ? An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD ?
1947-12-00                  
1948-01-00 January 1948 ? 65 ? An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD ?
1948-02-00                  
1948-03-00 March 1948 1948-03 1 66 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1948-04-00                  
1948-05-10 May 1948 1 67 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1948-06-00                  
1948-07-00 July 1948 1 68 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1948-08-00                  
1948-09-00 September 1948 1 69 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1948-10-00                  
1948-11-00 November 1948 1948 ? 70 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1948-12-00                  
1949-01-00 January 1949 ? 71 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1949-02-00                  
1949-03-00 March 1949 ? 72 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1949-04-00                  
1949-05-00 May 1949 ? 73 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ? 0.10 USD ?
1949-06-00                  
1949-07-00 July 1949 ? 74 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ? 0.10 USD ?
1949-08-00                  
1949-09-00 September 1949 1 75 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1949-10-00                  
1949-11-00 November 1949 ? 76 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ? 0.10 USD ?
1949-12-00                  
1950-01-00 January 1950 ? 77 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD ?
1950-02-00                  
1950-03-00 March 1950 ? 78 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD ?
1950-04-00                  
1950-05-00 [May] 1950 ? 79 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1950-06-00                  
1950-07-00 July 1950 1 80 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-monthly
1950-08-00                  
1950-09-00 September 1950 ? 81 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1950-10-00                  
1950-11-00 November 1950 1 82 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1950-12-00                  
1951-01-00 January 1951 1 83 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1951-02-00                  
1951-03-00 [March] 1951 ? 84 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1951-04-00                  
1951-05-00 May 1951 1 85 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1951-06-00                  
1951-07-00                  
1951-08-00                  
1951-09-00 September 1951 1 87 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1951-10-00                  
1951-11-00 November 1951 1 86 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1951-11-00 November 1951 1 88 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1951-12-00                  
1952-01-00 January 1952 1 89 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1952-02-00                  
1952-03-00 March 1952 1 90 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1952-04-00                  
1952-05-00                  
1952-06-00                  
1952-07-00                  
1952-08-00                  
1952-09-00                  
1952-10-00                  
1952-11-00 November 1952 1 94 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-monthly
1952-12-00                  
1953-00-00 1953 ? 100 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 36 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1953-01-00 January 1953 1 95 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 52 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1953-02-00                  
1953-03-00 March 1953 1 96 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 36 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1953-04-00                  
1953-05-00 May 1953 1 97 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 36 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1953-06-00                  
1953-07-00                  
1953-08-00                  
1953-09-00 September 1953 1953   99 M. L. J. Magazines An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 36 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1953-10-00                  
1953-11-00                  
1953-12-00                  
1954-01-00                  
1954-02-00                  
1954-03-00                  
1954-04-00                  
1954-05-00                  
1954-06-00                  
1954-07-00 July 1954 1 104 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 36 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1954-08-00                  
1954-09-00                  
1954-10-00                  
1954-11-00 November 1954 1 106 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 36 0.10 USD Bi-monthly
1954-12-00                  
1955-01-00 January 1955 1 107 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 36 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1955-02-00                  
1955-03-00 March 1955 1 108 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. An Archie Magazine Approved Reading 36 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1955-04-00                  
1955-05-00                  
1955-06-00                  
1955-07-00                  
1955-08-00                  
1955-09-00                  
1955-10-00                  
1955-11-00                  
1955-12-00                  
1956-01-00                  
1956-02-00                  
1956-03-00                  
1956-04-00                  
1956-05-00                  
1956-06-00                  
1956-07-00                  
1956-08-00                  
1956-09-00                  
1956-10-00                  
1956-11-00                  
1956-12-00                  
1957-01-00 January 1957 1 119 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 USD Bi-monthly
1957-02-00                  
1957-03-00 [March] 1957 ? 120 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 USD Bi-Monthly
1957-04-00                  
1957-05-00                  
1957-06-00                  
1957-07-00                  
1957-08-00                  
1957-09-00                  
1957-10-00                  
1957-11-00 November 1957 1 124 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1957-12-00                  
1958-01-00 January 1958 1 125 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 USD bi-monthly
1958-02-00                  
1958-03-10 March 1958 1 126 ? Archie Series 36 0.10 USD ?
1958-04-00                  
1958-05-00 May 1958 1 127 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 USD Bi-monthly
1958-06-00                  
1958-07-00 July 1958 1 128 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 USD Bi-monthly
1958-08-00                  
1958-09-00                  
1958-10-00                  
1958-11-00                  
1958-12-00                  
1959-01-00                  
1959-02-00 February 1959 1 131 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 USD ?
1959-03-00                  
1959-04-00 [April] 1959 ? 132 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 usd Bi-Monthly
1959-05-00                  
1959-06-10 June 1959 1 133 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. [not printed on item] Archie Series 36 0.10 USD ?
1959-07-00                  
1959-08-00 August 1959   134 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 USD ?
1959-09-00                  
1959-10-10 October 1959 1 135 ? Archie Series 36 0.10 USD ?
1959-11-00                  
1959-12-00 December 1959   136 Archie Comic Publications, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.10 USD ?

These issues have no key date and cannot be placed in a timeline:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Volume Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency
? 91 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ?
? 92 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ?
? 93 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ?
? 98 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ?
? 101 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ?
? 102 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ?
? 103 ? An Archie Magazine Approved Reading ?
? 105 ?   ?
? 109 ? Archie Series ?
? 110 ? Archie Series ?
? 111 ? Archie Series ?
? 112 ? Archie Series ?
? 113 ? Archie Series ?
? 114 ? Archie Series ?
? 115 ? Archie Series ?
? 116 ? Archie Series ?
? 117 ? Archie Series ?
? 118 ? Archie Series ?
? 121 ? Archie Series ?
? 122 ? Archie Series ?
? 123 ? Archie Series ?
? 129 ? Archie Series ?
? 130 ? Archie Series ?