(January 1953)

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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, you've got it all wrong! You're just supposed to go up to Archie and say, long live the king!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
play

Kiss and Yell! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica's mad at Archie because she thinks he has been unfaithful. Archie confirms her suspicions when he shows up at her house with his face covered in lipstick.
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Indexer Notes

Lingerie and bubble bath panels.

The Losing Battle (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Judy
Synopsis
Jughead kisses Judy and he ends up breaking her heart.

Suit Yourself (Table of Contents: 3)

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Suzie; Ferdie; Gregory
Synopsis
Ferdie and Gregory fight over who will take Suzie to the dance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Handle With Care (Table of Contents: 4)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Mr. Lake (Laurie's father)
Synopsis
Wilbur helps Laurie with her father's traveling arrangements.

Pep Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Puzzles and games

From Hollywood (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Gossip about Hollywood movies and their stars.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our story begins Katy is checking out her date book..
Genre
humor
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Randy Ronson; K.O. Kelly; Gloria Granbilt
Synopsis
Katy and Randy go on a double date with K.O. and Gloria.

Katy Fashions (Table of Contents: 8)

Katy Keene / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Katy Keene
Synopsis
Katy Keene paper doll with fashion accessories.

Spell Bound (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants to learn how to spell and ends up thinking that a spelling bee has something to do with a bee hive.

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Letters
?

Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Names and addresses of other readers to exchange letters with.

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, you've got it all wrong! You're just supposed to go up to Archie and say, long live the king!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Kiss and Yell!
    Archie
  3. 2. The Losing Battle
    Jughead
  4. 3. Suit Yourself
    Suzie
  5. 4. Handle With Care
    Wilbur
  6. 5. Pep Puzzle Page
    Archie
  7. 6. From Hollywood
  8. 7. ["As our story begins Katy is checking out her date book.."]
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. Katy Fashions
    Katy Keene
  10. 9. Spell Bound
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
    Archie
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