(Spring 1945)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1945
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Magazine
Editing
John L. Goldwater (credited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy birthday brother Super
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck

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

Gold Crown Products / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Empire Diamond Co. / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Dean Studios / advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Laydeez 'n gentlemen! I will now demonstrate to you my stupendous hypnotic powers! May I call upon some intelligent person from the audience---
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Mysto; Mayor Flowers; Miss Takin
Synopsis
Super Duck accidentally hypnotizes the mayor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Fun for All and All for Fun / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pinky has lost his father's hat! See if you can help him find it!
Characters
Pinky; Willie Rabbit
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A maze, a coloring picture, a name unscramble, and a connect the dots.

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

Cubby the Bear / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks
Red Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got this nice duck for four dollars-
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby
Synopsis
Cubby goes duck hunting.

Fireman, Save My Duck! (Table of Contents: 7)

Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder / text story / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fagaly (illustration)
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Superduck walked into his house beaming, his prized picture under his arm.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck accidentally sets his house on fire.

Indexer Notes

The illustration comes from the last panel of page 13 of the first story in the previous issue.

The story spells Super Duck as one word.

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

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

Hotfoot the Hobo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks
Red Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gotta find a hideout 'til things cool off!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hotfoot
Synopsis
Hotfoot becomes a stowaway on a ship.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

World Wonders / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mary Goss ? [as Goss]; Dale Goss ? [as Goss]
Inks
Mary Goss ? [as Goss]; Dale Goss ? [as Goss]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Men with tails
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Emperor Charles IV

Indexer Notes

Signed "Goss". Jerry Bails' Who's Who gives both Mary and Dale as people who were working for Archie at this time doing filler work.

Men with tails, a wild boy in France, and an ape girl of Italy.

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

Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yipee! Our vacation problem is solved!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Saddlenose; Pedro; Shorty; Manslaughter (horse)
Synopsis
Super and Fauntleroy visit their Uncle Saddlenose's ranch.

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

Hey Kids! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? [as HC]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's see if we can help Super Duck save Cubby from his horrible, awful, terrific, fiendish fate. Can you help them?
Characters
Cubby; Super Duck

Indexer Notes

A maze.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Burton Geller (signed)
Pencils
Burton Geller (signed)
Inks
Burton Geller
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's just one thing I hate more than water!--- And that's soap and water!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Trouble
Synopsis
Trouble tries to keep dry.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Jest Jokes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Roy ?
Pencils
Mike Roy [as PVT Roy]
Inks
Mike Roy
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Roy ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon, mam, but I just saw you put a teaspoon in your pocketbook!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Six one-panel cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Pickwick Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Ballco Products Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Happy birthday brother Super"]
    Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder
  2. 1. ["Beautiful simulated birthstone ring given away also other valuable gifts."]
    Gold Crown Products
  3. 2. ["New true-love and friendship sterling silver ring and matching earrings"]
    Empire Diamond Co.
  4. 3. ["New enlargement"]
    Dean Studios
  5. 4. ["Laydeez 'n gentlemen! I will now demonstrate to you my stupendous hypnotic powers! May I call upon some intelligent person from the audience---"]
    Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder
  6. 5. ["Pinky has lost his father's hat! See if you can help him find it!"]
    Fun for All and All for Fun
  7. 6. ["I got this nice duck for four dollars-"]
    Cubby the Bear
  8. 7. Fireman, Save My Duck!
    Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder
  9. 8. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  10. 9. ["Gotta find a hideout 'til things cool off!"]
    Hotfoot the Hobo
  11. 10. ["Men with tails"]
    World Wonders
  12. 11. ["Yipee! Our vacation problem is solved!"]
    Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder
  13. 12. ["Let's see if we can help Super Duck save Cubby from his horrible, awful, terrific, fiendish fate. Can you help them?"]
    Hey Kids!
  14. 13. ["There's just one thing I hate more than water!--- And that's soap and water!"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  15. 14. ["Pardon, mam, but I just saw you put a teaspoon in your pocketbook!"]
    Jest Jokes
  16. 15. ["Smashing book offer"]
    Pickwick Co.
  17. 16. ["Remove ugly blackheads or no cost"]
    Ballco Products Company
  18. 17. ["...How do yuh say cookies made with Baby Ruth candy"]
    Baby Ruth
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