(September 1951)

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

[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
Archie! Which of the flowers in my garden do you like the best? The roses or the tulips?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
flowers; gardening; roses; tulips

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Pep #146

Base Brawl (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7.33 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wants his father to buy him a baseball uniform, but all his attempts to be helpful backfire. Betty and Jughead try to help, but that doesn't work either.
Keywords
baseball; crankcase oil; disguise

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

Suzie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

What's Armada? (Table of Contents: 3)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz [as SAMM] (signed)
Inks
Samm Schwartz [as SAMM] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Suzie; Ferdie; Angela; Uncle Blunderbuss; Cannonball Blunderbuss
Synopsis
Suzie and Ferdie try to help Angela write an essay on Spain. Uncle Blunderbuss comes in and relates a tall tale about Cannonball Blunderbuss, the pirate.
Reprints
Keywords
cannon; homework; pirates; Spain; tall tale

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Word Ladder: hard-soft

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page with a Word Ladder and a maze.

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

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

A Retiring Fellow (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge (cameo); Mildred; Moose Mason
Synopsis
A pretty girl asks Jughead to change a flat tire on her car. Jughead inadvertently fixes an old man's flat tire first, then fixes the girl's. About that time her husky boyfriend shows up. Frustrated, Jughead kicks the tire on the nearest car, which happens to be Moose's and gives him yet another tire to change.
Keywords
flat tires

Beating the Beach Barrage (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

U. S. Royal with His Jet-Propelled Bike; U. S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ready Soon! Archie Annual #3 (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Archie Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Happy Birthday! (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards [as JE] (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards [as JE] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur; Red; Laurie; Linda; Wilbur's mother; Wilbur's father
Synopsis
Wilbur buys a box of candy and Linda and Laurie each think he's buying it for the other. In reality he's buying it for his mother's birthday. The gang takes his mother to the carnival, but she finds it more peaceful back home by herself.
Keywords
birthday; candy; carnival; roller coaster

Indexer Notes

"Eduardos" is the name on the gift-wrapped box in splash panel. The initials "JE" are in panel three of page five.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Pud; Dubble Bubble; Fleer / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Archie Pencil Fun / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you find your way through the maze below...

Indexer Notes

Rebus puzzle with answer of Hum and a maze.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6.75 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Pirate Was a Lady
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Skipper Mason
Synopsis
Skipper Mason tells Katy and Sis he can get them roles in a pirate movie production, but it turns out to just be parts on a float in a parade advertising a movie.
Keywords
candy; dream; float; horoscope; parade; parrot; pirates; taffy; treasure

Indexer Notes

Fashions, etc., by June McCray (Waynesville, Mo.), Barbara Edwards (Norfolk, Va.), Donna Ann Stock (El Dorado, Kan.), Judy Hart (Grifton, N.C.), Ramona Glazer (Saginaw, Mich.), Adele Monous (Fords, N.J.), Rose Pedaling (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Maureen Vigder (Kansas City, Mo.), Valerie Dorman (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Bruce Marten (Haumee, Ohio), Billy Collins ((Haumee, Ohio), Shirley Statham (Hoqaum, Wash.), Elaine Wyant (Auburn, N.Y.), and Sheila Sullivan (Kansas City, Mo.).

The Big Shot (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Reggie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Star Dirt (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Hollywood publicity gossip and anecdotes.

Time Marches On! (Table of Contents: 15)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5.33 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards [as JoEdwards]
Pencils
Joe Edwards [as JoEdwards] (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards [as JoEdwards] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap teaches Jinx how to tell time. He buys Jinx a wristwatch, but Jinx sets the house clocks to match hers, causing Hap to miss a business call.
Keywords
clocks; spanking; telephone; wristwatches

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals -- No. 25 (Table of Contents: 16)

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

List of 44 persons (ages 8 to 15) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, England and Trinidad are represented.

A Breath of Air (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
When someone is pulled from the surf, Jughead demonstrates the back massage of artificial respiration and explains what he's doing and gives first aid tips.
Keywords
artificial respiration; first aid

Indexer Notes

Part of a series.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie! Which of the flowers in my garden do you like the best? The roses or the tulips?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Base Brawl
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Hey, Arch, look here!"]
    Suzie
  4. 3. What's Armada?
    Suzie
  5. 4. ["Word Ladder: hard-soft"]
    Puzzle Page
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  7. 6. A Retiring Fellow
    Jughead
  8. 7. Beating the Beach Barrage
    U. S. Royal with His Jet-Propelled Bike; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  9. 8. Ready Soon! Archie Annual #3
    Archie Annual
  10. 9. Happy Birthday!
    Wilbur
  11. 10. ["We're Lost!"]
    Pud; Dubble Bubble; Fleer
  12. 11. ["Can you find your way through the maze below..."]
    Archie Pencil Fun
  13. 12. ["The Pirate Was a Lady"]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. The Big Shot
    Reggie
  15. 14. Star Dirt
  16. 15. Time Marches On!
    Li'l Jinx
  17. 16. Li'l Jinx Pen Pals -- No. 25
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  18. 17. A Breath of Air
    Jughead
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