(September 1948)

Archie, 1940 Series
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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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Arch, wanna see a good card trick?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spots To You (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie buys a new hat for Mary. The hat leads to Fred having a mental breakdown.
Reprints

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

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

Pep Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale; Bob Montana ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Complete the maze to reach Archie's tickets for the Riverdale High basketball game.

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

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

Nick Of Time (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Katy, can I have a dime for an ice cream cone?
Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis
Katy helps Sis sell candy on the beach.

Indexer Notes

Inker changed from Bill Woggon to Hazel Marten, who was uncredited assistant at the time per "Women In The Comics" by Trina Robbins and Cat Yronwode; 3/17/16.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Winner Katy Keene!
Characters
Katy Keene
Synopsis
Paper doll depicting Katy as Miss America.

Archie's Little Helper (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie gets a flat tire, he calls Jughead to pick them up in his jalopy, with humorous results.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Hazel Marten [as Scott Fleming] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Woggon (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Our Scene Opens
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nevada Jones; Willie; Princess White Fawn; The Old Chieftain; Howling Wolf
Synopsis
Nevada promises a dying Indian chief that he will help the princess keep the tribe's hidden treasure safe.

Indexer Notes

"Scott Fleming" was a pen name for Hazel Marten, per the book "Women In The Comics" by Trina Robbins and Cat Yronwode.

Pep Contest Page (Table of Contents: 11)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

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

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hot dog!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum; Merry Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx can't decide whether she wants to go to summer camp or not.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie Club / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, gang! Let's bring this meeting to order!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead inducts some of the new members, while Betty and Veronica tell readers to send in for their club button and press card. Two club members report on their local Archie Club chapter and a child-run museum.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Star Dirt / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cole Porter is a name as famous Cairo...
Synopsis
Hollywood gossip.

Pep Comics Hollywood Quiz Page (Table of Contents: 16)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Dana Andrews; Errol Flynn; Frank Sinatra

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (signed)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Harthrob; Mr. Weatherbee; Gabby; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Both of the girls fall for the new French teacher and are willing to do anything to get his attention.
Reprints

[Rubber Masks] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey, Arch, wanna see a good card trick?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Juke Box Bank"]
  3. 2. Spots To You
    Archie
  4. 3. ["You can pinch him!"]
    Super Duck
  5. 4. Pep Puzzle Page
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Hey gang! Here's a puzzle that's no puzzle at all!"]
    Archie
  7. 6. Nick Of Time
    Old Nick
  8. 7. ["Hey, Katy, can I have a dime for an ice cream cone?"]
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. ["The Winner Katy Keene!"]
    Katy Keene
  10. 9. Archie's Little Helper
    Jughead
  11. 10. ["As Our Scene Opens"]
    Nevada Jones
  12. 11. Pep Contest Page
  13. 12. ["Beanie Copter"]
    Captain Tootsie
  14. 13. ["Hot dog!"]
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. ["Hi, gang! Let's bring this meeting to order!"]
    Archie Club
  16. 15. ["Cole Porter is a name as famous Cairo..."]
    Star Dirt
  17. 16. Pep Comics Hollywood Quiz Page
  18. 17. ["Wow!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. [Rubber Masks]
  20. 19. ["Wrist Watch"]
    Dean Studios
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