(March 1948)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1948-03
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 (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll take you!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Farewell! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Shield [Joe Higgins]; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Due to a new, heavy schedule from the FBI, The Shield bids farewell to readers and turns his club over to Archie Andrews.
Reprints

Home Sweet Home (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's pop wants to have the house remodeled while Mrs. Andrews is away. After he gets an estimate he can't afford, he enlists Archie's help to try and make the changes themselves. There are some accidents and the house gets sold and later condemned. They end up sleeping in a tent on their front lawn.
Reprints
Keywords
redecorating; vacation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It can't be done!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In house ad for Archie, Pep and Laugh Comics
Reprints

Nick Of Time (Table of Contents: 4)

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Genre
crime
Characters
Old Nick
Synopsis
Old Nick stops a purse thief.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Woggon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H-Hello, Sis!
Genre
teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Eddie; K.O Kelly
Synopsis
After taking Sis's advice Eddie starts to work out, so he can compete with K.O. After he gets injured, Katy nurses his wounds.

Katy Keene Kut-Ups! (Table of Contents: 6)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Letters
Bill Woggon (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Katy Keene
Synopsis
Katy Keene paper doll with seven masquerade costumes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's one thing I'm gonna do for a while!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Wanting to avoid trouble, Jughead decides to avoid Archie. In doing so, he ends up going through a garbage truck and getting shot in the butt by a shotgun wielding Archie, sending him for a one story fall.
Reprints
Keywords
burglary; garbage; hiding; ladder; shotgun; trash can

Indexer Notes

First Jughead solo story, though Jughead had previously been credited as a featured character in Archie stories and had shared stories with his cousin, Souphead.

Pep Puzzles (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)


Characters
Archie
Synopsis
Three word puzzles. One illusion puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale
Inks
Red Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
R.I.P.
Genre
humor
Characters
Gloomy Gus; Gabby; St. Pete
Synopsis
Gus enters and takes over the body of a man in hospital. He thinks it's great until he reads a newspaper and realizes the person is actually a criminal who can now be electrocuted since Gus has reanimated him.

Oh My Achin' Tooth (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dr. Pullum
Synopsis
Between Archie and Jughead, five teeth get pulled.
Reprints

Here Comes Nevada Jones (Table of Contents: 11)

Nevada Jones / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nevada Jones; Willie Jones; Miss Terry; Sam Slade; Blaze
Synopsis
Nevada rescues Willie from a kidnapping and captures the kidnappers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irving Novick (signed)
Inks
Irving Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait'll you hear Frankie's latest platter-
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes the girls tuna fishing.
Reprints
Keywords
boating; fishing; fog; tuna
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'll take you!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Farewell!
    Shield G-Man Club; Archie Club
  3. 2. Home Sweet Home
    Archie
  4. 3. ["It can't be done!"]
    Archie
  5. 4. Nick Of Time
    Old Nick
  6. 5. ["H-Hello, Sis!"]
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. Katy Keene Kut-Ups!
    Katy Keene
  8. 7. ["There's one thing I'm gonna do for a while!"]
    Jughead
  9. 8. Pep Puzzles
  10. 9. ["R.I.P."]
    Gloomy Gus
  11. 10. Oh My Achin' Tooth
    Archie
  12. 11. Here Comes Nevada Jones
    Nevada Jones
  13. 12. ["Wait'll you hear Frankie's latest platter-"]
    Betty and Veronica
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