([May] 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
But, Archie, you were supposed to be in disguise for this party!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics #120

Don't Talk Chum (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Stuttering Sam
Synopsis
Archie and Jug try to help Sam stop stuttering.

[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
I can see now why people call California the sunshine state!
Genre
fashion; humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis
The devil tempts Sis into spending all her money on candy. She gets sick and Katy gives her Castor Oil.

The Private Eye (Table of Contents: 3)

Suzie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Suzie; Ferdy; Suzie's Father
Synopsis
Ferdy becomes a private eye and ends up in jail.

It's All in the Mind (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Mr. Wilkin
Synopsis
Mr. Wilkins can't get any respect until he takes Wilbur's advice on the stock market, not knowing it's based on a 20 year old newspaper. It ends up being good advice. Mr. Wilkins makes money and becomes a respected man whose opinion matters.

Ah-hh Spring! (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
It's springtime and nobody wants to be in school. Especially after Jug tosses a bag of garlic into the ventilation system.

It's the Breaks (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx makes a snowman around a fire hydrant for stability. Bill wants to teach her a lesson by sledding through the snowman to destroy it. He ends up in the hospital with a broken neck and in a body cast.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["But, Archie, you were supposed to be in disguise for this party!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Don't Talk Chum
    Archie
  3. 2. ["I can see now why people call California the sunshine state!"]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. The Private Eye
    Suzie
  5. 4. It's All in the Mind
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Ah-hh Spring!
    Jughead
  7. 6. It's the Breaks
    Li'l Jinx
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