(March 1952)

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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What kind of oil do you use?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Joe
Keywords
automobile service stations; automobiles; gasoline; jalopies

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #13

Winter Carnival (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Frese ?
Pencils
George Frese
Inks
George Frese ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleets
Synopsis
Despite Mr. Weatherbee's worrying, the gang wins the Winter Carnival games trophy for Riverdale, through chaos.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jim Paget, via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10172), 2015-05-15.

Story redrawn from Frese's layouts in Pep (Archie, 1960 series) #137.

The Hats in the Fire (Table of Contents: 2)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Suzie; Ferdie; Pierre
Synopsis
Suzie needs a new hat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the printing in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #45.

For Goodness Sake (Table of Contents: 3)

Wilbur / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore; Red; Mr. Dripwaite; Miss Gargle
Synopsis
After the 463rd time that Wilbur has caused a disturbance, Mr. Dripwaite has a day dream that he can write a best selling book based on Wilbur's bad behavior. He doesn't know that Wilbur has decided to become a model student.

Knights of the Night (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie; Jughead; Charlie
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go camping and get caught in a storm. Thinking they are in the middle of the woods, they end up setting up camp in Charlie's backyard.

From Hollywood (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie
Synopsis
Gossip about Hollywood movies and their stars.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Katy Keene / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Humph!
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly; Randy Ronson; Chubby
Synopsis
After refusing three rides, on a hike alone Katy gets treed by a bull.
Reprints

K.O. Kelly Fashions (Table of Contents: 7)

K.O. Kelly / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
K.O. Kelly
Synopsis
K.O. Kelly paper doll with fashion accessories.

Too Good to be True (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5.25 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum; Tom; Agatha
Synopsis
Bill's old college chum's daughter is the complete opposite of Li'l Jinx.

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Jinx / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Names and addresses of other readers to correspond with.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What kind of oil do you use?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Winter Carnival
    Archie
  3. 2. The Hats in the Fire
    Suzie
  4. 3. For Goodness Sake
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Knights of the Night
    Jughead
  6. 5. From Hollywood
  7. 6. ["Humph!"]
    Katy Keene
  8. 7. K.O. Kelly Fashions
    K.O. Kelly
  9. 8. Too Good to be True
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
    Li'l Jinx
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