(March 1950)

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
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
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, in geometry always think of the triangle!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics #117

Time Flies (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tries out for the school hockey team, where he faces Reggie's dirty tricks and the coach's skepticism.

[Stage Fright] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
domestic; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly
Synopsis
Katy takes a crash course in ballet for a movie role, despite her mounting fears of dancing before an audience.

Hidden Talent (Table of Contents: 3)

Suzie / comic story / 5.33 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herb Holmdale
Inks
Herb Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Suzie Kew; Ferdie; Mr. Kew; Mrs. Kew
Synopsis
Mr. Kew attempts to wall-mount his new television set so it won't clutter up the room.

A Stiff Upper Lip (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Linda Moore; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur tries to grow a mustache so he'll look as virile as the current movie idol of all the girls.

Indexer Notes

The sign on a restaurant in panel one of page five says "Edwards' Eatery".

Star Dirt (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Profile of Hollywood photographer Joseph Ruttenberg.

The Goose Hangs High (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton and Miss Grundy conspire to scare the other students into studying.

Aches and Paints (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Merry Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx's sudden interest in art causes trouble for her father.

Indexer Notes

It's revealed on page two that Hap Holiday's actual first name is Bill.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, in geometry always think of the triangle!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Time Flies
    Archie
  3. 2. [Stage Fright]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. Hidden Talent
    Suzie
  5. 4. A Stiff Upper Lip
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Star Dirt
  7. 6. The Goose Hangs High
    Jughead
  8. 7. Aches and Paints
    Li'l Jinx
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