(May 1949)

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 Approved Reading
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Henry Shorten (managing editor)
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
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! What a dish!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie #115

Mike Fright (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
Ray Gill ?
Inks
Ray Gill ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you like my trick mike, Jug?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie plays a trick on his father using a microphone that can broadcast to the radio. He announces his father as the winner of a new car so his father rushes to the used car lot to sell his old car.
Reprints

Adventures of Popsicle Pete at the Radar Station (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Katy Keene / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't it wonderful, Sis, to be so popular...
Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis

Pep Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Simple Suzie Went A-Fishing (Table of Contents: 5)

Suzie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis
Ferdie takes Suzie fishing to get her away from other guys.

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Pie Face (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, I'd sure like to walk in and see that picture, Jug!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead goes up against Reggie in a pie eating contest.
Reprints

Star Dirt (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Richard H. Goldwater
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

No circulation numbers given.

John L. Goldwater listed as editor.
Henry Shorten listed as managing editor.

Horse Laughs (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The inactivity of retirement is bad for a man of your age, bumble!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Uncle Bumble
Synopsis
Uncle Bumble tries to take it easy in his retirement but after some unfortunate incidents with horses at a ranch he decides working might be easier.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That g!!#* dog has to go!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Hap wants Jinx's dog to go.

Indexer Notes

Last half-page is Li'l Jinx Pen Pal Club.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow! What a dish!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Mike Fright
    Archie
  3. 2. Adventures of Popsicle Pete at the Radar Station
    Popsicle
  4. 3. ["Isn't it wonderful, Sis, to be so popular..."]
    Katy Keene
  5. 4. Pep Puzzlers
  6. 5. Simple Suzie Went A-Fishing
    Suzie
  7. 6. Puzzle Page
  8. 7. The Pie Face
    Jughead
  9. 8. Star Dirt
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership
  11. 10. Horse Laughs
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. ["That g!!#* dog has to go!"]
    Li'l Jinx
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