(November 1948)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1948
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; Veronica; Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well did you and Veronica kiss and make up, Archie?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
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A Raft of Trouble (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gives his pop an army surplus, inflatable raft for his birthday. It ends up being nothing but trouble.
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Indexer Notes

Art previous credited to Bill Vigoda. Schwartz writes his name in one of the trolley advertisements on page 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The turkey is a funny bird,
Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis
Sis has a dream that her and Katy go to a Thanksgiving dinner with the Pilgrims in 1621.

Goes Formal (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go to a party at Veronica's and Jughead gets them thrown out.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having just captured a gang of cattle rustlers and bringing them to justice
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nevada Jones; Willie; Jeff Davis
Synopsis
Nevada refuses to help Jeff go after the rustlers who stole his horses. Until he learns they also killed a beloved bear cub, Fuzzy, in the process. Nevada picks up his guns and goes after the rustlers. Following their trail, Nevada finds the outlaws. The leader yells, "You can't catch me!" Nevada then chases the nameless leader off a cliff to his death.

The Quiz Kid (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx goes on a television quiz show.

Penny Wise (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
After Betty and Veronica take pictures of each other Betty wants to develop the pictures herself, to save money. It ends up costing Betty $5 a print and none of the pictures turn out. Veronica took the same negatives to the drug store and got perfect pictures for only 7 cents a print.
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Indexer Notes

Mrs. Cooper's first name given as Helen.

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

Archie Club / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Join the Archie Club...
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie encourages readers to join his club and gives the names of eight new members.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Well did you and Veronica kiss and make up, Archie?"]
    Archie; Veronica; Jughead
  2. 1. A Raft of Trouble
    Archie
  3. 2. ["The turkey is a funny bird,"]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. Goes Formal
    Jughead
  5. 4. ["Having just captured a gang of cattle rustlers and bringing them to justice"]
    Nevada Jones
  6. 5. The Quiz Kid
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Penny Wise
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. ["Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Join the Archie Club..."]
    Archie Club
  9. 8. ["If it's an Archie magazine, it's the best!"]
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