Ginger #8
(Winter 1953)

Archie, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
Editing
Harry Shorten

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ginger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Tommy... are you going to exhibit your favorite hobby at the show?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones; Tommy
Synopsis
The gang prepares for the school hobby show.
Reprints
Keywords
hearts

Hard to Fit (Table of Contents: 1)

Ginger / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Patsy; Bunny Clarke
Synopsis
Ginger tries to come up with a clothing fad that will out do Bunny.
Reprints

Fin Fare (Table of Contents: 2)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics ?
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones
Synopsis
Ginger gets a gift of some tropical fish.
Reprints

Hands Off (Table of Contents: 3)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones
Synopsis
Ickky gets pulled over by a traffic cop.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie Andrews appears on a billboard in panel three.

It's a Racket (Table of Contents: 4)

Ginger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Ickky tries to prevent Tommy from meeting Ginger.
Reprints

Melody Malady (Table of Contents: 5)

Ginger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Mr. Snapp; Tommy; Ickky Jones
Synopsis
Tired of hearing the kids play the latest hits, Mr. Snapp gives them some sheet music from his youth to play.
Reprints

Gift 'Till It Hurts (Table of Contents: 6)

Ginger / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones; Patsy; Mr. Snapp; Mr. Scrunch
Synopsis
Ginger and friends try to help her father entertain his boss, in hopes of securing her father a promotion.
Reprints

B-Bopped (Table of Contents: 7)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Mr. Snapp; Ickky Jones
Synopsis
Ickky's constant use of Bebop slang begins to irritate Ginger's father.
Reprints

Liquid Assets (Table of Contents: 8)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics ?
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Mr. Snapp
Synopsis
Ginger tries to get an advance from her father.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Movie News / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prop Men Have a Reputation
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Anecdotes from the movie industry.

The Beautiful Painting (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Slats; Laurie Lake; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur comes up with a way to humiliate his rival for the girls' attention.

Cold Comfort (Table of Contents: 11)

Ginger / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Patsy; Bunny Clarke; Ickky Jones; Tommy
Synopsis
With Bunny unable to smell due to a cold, Ginger gives her a cold remedy that will make her reek, hoping that the smell will drive Tommy away from Bunny and to her.

[Fortunes] (Table of Contents: 12)

Katy Keene / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Hazel Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; K.O. Kirby; Miss Terry
Synopsis
A fortune teller's predictions for Katy and K.O. come true.

[Not Sharing is Not Caring] (Table of Contents: 13)

Sis, the Candy Kid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed); Florence Saga Yaga (plot)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Hazel Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sis Keene; Sue Ann
Synopsis
Sis won't share her candy with the snob from up the street.

Indexer Notes

The plot was suggested by reader Florence Saga Yaga.

Fair Exchange (Table of Contents: 14)

Ginger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics ?
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ginger Snapp; Ickky Jones; Mr. Snapp
Synopsis
Ickky and Mr. Snapp can't negotiate a fair price for his services.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey, Tommy... are you going to exhibit your favorite hobby at the show?"]
    Ginger
  2. 1. Hard to Fit
    Ginger
  3. 2. Fin Fare
    Ginger
  4. 3. Hands Off
    Ginger
  5. 4. It's a Racket
    Ginger
  6. 5. Melody Malady
    Ginger
  7. 6. Gift 'Till It Hurts
    Ginger
  8. 7. B-Bopped
    Ginger
  9. 8. Liquid Assets
    Ginger
  10. 9. ["Prop Men Have a Reputation"]
    Movie News
  11. 10. The Beautiful Painting
    Wilbur
  12. 11. Cold Comfort
    Ginger
  13. 12. [Fortunes]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. [Not Sharing is Not Caring]
    Sis, the Candy Kid
  15. 14. Fair Exchange
    Ginger
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