(June 1952)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1952-03-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [banner]
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Harry Shorten (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. Indexed from scanned copy at http://comicbookplus.com/

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Randy, you say the nicest things!
Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Chubby Chuckles; Randy Van Ronson III; K. O. Kelly
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Wilbur Comics #34.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Katy Keene / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our scene opens, K.O. Kelly is asking Katy to meet him at the beach early in the morn...
Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; K.O. Kelly
Synopsis
K.O. Kelly unsuccessfully tries to avoid the attention of other women when Katy's late for their beach date, and it happens to be "Ladies' Day" at the beach.

Indexer Notes

Pose, bathing suit, etc. by Anna Raulston (Bentonville, AR); K.O.'s P.J.'s by Shirley Stettler (Detroit 2, MI); K.O.'s "T" shirt by Dorothy Jeanne Johnson (Clovis, NM); nightie by Trudy Dell Aquila (Chicago, IL); slip by Ruth Reeves (Tacoma 8, WA); Sis's P.J.'s and bunny slippers by Mary McCloskey (West Newton, MA); Sis's beach bag by Mollie Beaman (Reading, MA); Katy's and Sis's outfits and poses by Mary Buckley (Bronx 61, NY); Katy's purse by Anne Oswald (Brooklyn, NY); slip by Barbara Hendrickson (Merrick, NY); K.O.'s trunks by Mary Mosley (Ringgold, LA); Katy's swimsuit by Eva Tollefson (Fairhaven, MA); Katy's beach shoes and coat by Doris Sonner (Cumberland, MD); Sis's beach outfit by Sandra Sue Smalley (Kingsbury, TX).

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Super Duck / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Sis the Candy Kid / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Katy! Can I have that five pound box o' candy on special today -- huh?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sis; Katy Keene; Billy
Synopsis
Sis makes a series of trades to obtain a five-pound box of candy.

Indexer Notes

Sis's outfit, pose, etc. by Janet L. Ruth (Arcadia, CA); Katy's hat by Delores Mello (Hanford, CA); Katy's dress and gloves by Donn Lee Mihelburg (Otis, CO); Katy's lingerie by Sharie Dean (St. Paul 4, MN); Katy's negligee and pose, dressing table by Patricia Well Shelton (Madison, AL); Billy's outfit by Sandra Adsley (Denver 7, CO); Danny suggested by Susan MacKenzie (Buffalo, WY); Mary's pet lamb and outfit by Dee Williamson (Vancouver, WA); Freddy suggested by Gloria Felix (Monroe, WA); Katy's "fan mail" skirt by Janet L. Ruth (Arcadia, CA); blouse by Belle Frier (Cartersville, GA).

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Katy Keene / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Sis Fashions / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fashion
Characters
Sis

Indexer Notes

Hat by Elaine Gross (Brooklyn 7, NY) and Lorraine Lecouffe (Windsor, VT); candy kid playsuit and ice cream cone purse by Kay Bond (Atlanta, GA); cowboy outfit by Margaret Maerten (Del Paso Heights, CA); swimsuit by Janet Rowe (Los Angeles, CA); other designs by Paula Abrams (Portsmouth, VA) and Martha Kay Pollock (Natchitoches, LA).

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

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

K.O. Kelly / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't understand why K.O. Kelly hasn't called...
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
K.O. Kelly; Katy Keene; Sis; Randy Van Ronson III; Windy
Synopsis
K.O. Kelly has no enthusiasm to practice boxing until Sis gives Windy the idea to draw Randy's face on the punching bag.

Indexer Notes

Katy's negligee by Sylvia DeHart (Chickasha, OK); K.O.'s towel by Bob Kinerk (Ketchikan, AK); Katy's formal by Mary Jo Gudrian (Miami, FL); Randy's tux by Sue Ellen Utter (Phoenix, AZ); Sis's dress, pose, etc. by Beverly Michaud (Laramie, WY); sport car, gym, etc. by Bobby Spotswood (Mobile, AL); K.O.'s training outfit by James Hughes (Waukegan, IL); K.O.'s outfit, pose, etc. by Diane A. Turner (Waterloo, IA).

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Katy Keene / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

A Short (Fish) Tale (Table of Contents: 10)

Randy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Katy! How about going fishing with me?
Genre
humor
Characters
Randy Van Ronson III; Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis
Randy arrives in his new fish-shaped car built especially for fishing trips.

Indexer Notes

Negligee by Sheila McGuire (Hallowell, ME) and Sylvia Chavrin (Port Arthur, TX); Katy's fishing outfit by Pat Clark (Pine City, NY); Sis' dress by Randy Jeter (Longview, TX); Randy's goldfish car by Margaret Lukasik (St. Louis 4, MO); Randy's fishing outfit by Cheryl Guess (Cuyahoga Falls, OH).

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

Stuff About Stars / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Primitive Jungle No Place For Modern Romance
Genre
non-fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Katy, what are we gonna do in this story?
Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Bill Woggon
Synopsis
Bill Woggon sends along a package of pin-ups for Katy to model. After Sis is dissatisfied that "the plot sure is weak in this story," Bill Woggon gives her a short story to appear in.

Indexer Notes

Pose and costume by Carolyn Fickle (Bakersfield, CA); Katy's house robe by Bobby Work (Los Fresnos, TX); collie pin and earrings by Mary Lou Ferri (Pawtucket, RI); outfit and pose by Cathy Harold (Oakland 19, CA); dress by Marie Tongusso (Malden 48, MA); pin-up queen pose and costume by Wylene Karres (Pineville, WV); beach pin-up by Jane Johnson (Gary, SD); flower pin-up by Sylvia Fowler (Newport, NH); cape pin-up by Jane Ann Rundell (Niagara Falls, NY); fan mail pin-up by Norma Ahlfors (Lynbrook, NY); crown pin-up by Betty Cory (Blackfoot, ID); Davy Crockett pin-up by Sharon Rosenthal (Detroit 6, MI); pipe by Rod Manning (Taft, CA); candy dress by Grace Redman (Sonoma, CA).

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Katy Fashions / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Katy Keene

Indexer Notes

Designs by Dorothea Wydeven (Kimberly, WI); Nancy Ventura (Chicago 9, IL); Roberta Stout (Harlowtown, MT); Regina Orner (Altoona, PA); Carole Kottraba (Butler, PA); and Mary Alice Spencer (New Cumberland, WV). Includes instructions for purchasing Katy Keene pin-up set #5.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Oh, Randy, you say the nicest things!"]
    Katy Keene
  2. 1. ["As our scene opens, K.O. Kelly is asking Katy to meet him at the beach early in the morn..."]
    Katy Keene
  3. 2. ["Don't say "good" or "better" or "best"..say "Super Duck.""]
    Super Duck
  4. 3. ["Curtain going up!"]
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Look, Katy! Can I have that five pound box o' candy on special today -- huh?"]
    Sis the Candy Kid
  6. 5. ["Now a brand new Katy Keene pin-up..."]
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Sis Fashions
  8. 7. ["Three cheers for Archie!"]
    Archie
  9. 8. ["I can't understand why K.O. Kelly hasn't called..."]
    K.O. Kelly
  10. 9. ["Hey, kids! Lots of free pin-ups for you to save in every issue..."]
    Katy Keene
  11. 10. A Short (Fish) Tale
    Randy
  12. 11. ["Primitive Jungle No Place For Modern Romance"]
    Stuff About Stars
  13. 12. ["Hey, Katy, what are we gonna do in this story?"]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Katy Fashions
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Luke A.
  • Bill Devine
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Keith Alan Morgan