(November 1949)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
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
I hope I did not keep you waiting long, Archie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the covers to Laugh Comics #115, and Archie Comics Digest #17.

It's a Steal (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doing your English homework, Archiekins?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie thinks Mr. Weatherbee might be a kleptomaniac.

Indexer Notes

Signed by Ray Gill but it doesn't say if the credit was for script of pencils or both.

No Business Like Show Business (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our scene opens, Katy is on her way to Hollywood to take a screen test.
Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Randy van Ronson

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

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pop Gets Plastered (Table of Contents: 4)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Daddy...what's up?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Suzie; Ferdie
Synopsis
Suzie's father doesn't want to spend the money to hire a professional to plaster a spot in the ceiling so Suzie and Ferdie decide to surprise him by doing it themselves.

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

Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Gas Pains (Table of Contents: 6)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Summertime and the livin' is easy...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur thinks Linda is trying to commit suicide by inhaling gas in the oven after he turned her down for a date.

A New Twist (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Jughead learns a Ju-Jitsu move where he can toss an opponent with a twist of the wrist so Coach Kleats puts him on the wrestling team to defeat a tough opponent from a rival school.

Star Dirt (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Gossip about Hollywood movies and their stars.

The Birds and the Bees (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Jinx!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday; Merry Holliday; Pinkie
Synopsis
Jinx gets some bee hives to try and get honey.

Indexer Notes

The last half-page is a pen pals section.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I hope I did not keep you waiting long, Archie!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. It's a Steal
    Archie
  3. 2. No Business Like Show Business
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. ["Gosh, Pud, that's a super-duper tree-hut!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  5. 4. Pop Gets Plastered
    Suzie
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Page
  7. 6. Gas Pains
    Wilbur
  8. 7. A New Twist
    Jughead
  9. 8. Star Dirt
  10. 9. The Birds and the Bees
    Li'l Jinx
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