(March 1953)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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
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Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psst-Hey, Jug! I'm writing a love poem to Veronica... what word rhymes with "Cupid"?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the covers of Laugh Comics #118, Jughead with Archie Digest #24, and Archie Comics Digest #131

London Britches (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Characters
Archie; Veronica; Betty; Reggie; Midge; Moose; Cedric
Synopsis
Cedric is a foreign exchange student from England that has come to Riverdale. Archie and Reggie don't like the way the girls give him all the attention, so they introduce him to Moose's girl Midge.
Reprints

Soled Out (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Characters
Archie; Veronica; Jughead; Reggie
Synopsis
Veronica gets Archie and Reggie to shine all her shoes. While shining them, the boys misunderstand a conversation between Veronica and Jughead and throw all her shoes in the pool.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Katy Keene / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whatcha doing, Katy?
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly; Randy Ronson
Synopsis
Katy enlists K.O. to help her alter a dress.

From Hollywood (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Colors
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Characters
Archie

Indexer Notes

Archie is pictured at a typewriter and there are multiple small stories about Hollywood film gossip.

Fired With Courage (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Wilbur; Linda; Laurie; Slats
Synopsis
Wilbur and Slats try to prove who's a bigger hero to the girls by seeing who can stand the closest and longest to exploding fireworks.

For Better Or Voice (Table of Contents: 6)

Suzie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Characters
Suzie; Ferdie; Gregory
Synopsis
Ferdie tries to show Suzie he can speak foreign languages just as well as Gregory.

The Football Fan (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
Li'l Jinx; Bill Bubblegum
Synopsis
Bill wants to make Li'l jinx a football fan so he takes her to a game.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Pen pals:
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Names and address's of other readers to exchange letters with.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Psst-Hey, Jug! I'm writing a love poem to Veronica... what word rhymes with "Cupid"?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. London Britches
    Archie
  3. 2. Soled Out
    Jughead
  4. 3. ["Whatcha doing, Katy?"]
    Katy Keene
  5. 4. From Hollywood
  6. 5. Fired With Courage
    Wilbur
  7. 6. For Better Or Voice
    Suzie
  8. 7. The Football Fan
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Hi, Pen pals:"]
    Li'l Jinx
This issue was most recently modified by:
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