(December 1946)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
?
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whadda you know Supe! It came out an Atom Bomb!!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Reprints

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

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

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

Super Duck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Supe! Didja read about the eccentric old millionaire who's lookin' for th' kindest man in town today.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Old Man Mose; Herkimer
Synopsis
Super Duck acts kindly hoping to win $100,000 from a rich man.

Indexer Notes

Later rewritten for It's a Bums Deal in Super Duck Comics #42.

Super Duck puzzle page (Table of Contents: 3)

Super Duck puzzle page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children

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

Super Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! What's the idea you &%#* idiot?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; I. Blow; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck sues a guy who hit him with a car and is sued by the car driver after Super hit him with a brick.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Troubles, what have you got there?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Troubles
Synopsis
Troubles is chewed out for taking a bone.

Indexer Notes

Trouble is referred to as Troubles in this story.

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

Super Duck / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Special delivery! Sign here, please!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Mad Man Murgatroid; The Crying Hungarian
Synopsis
Super Duck's new car is in so he goes to sell his old car.

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

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

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

Super Duck puzzle page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What seven four letter words end in what same 3-letter word?
Genre
children
Characters
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

A word puzzle, a maze, and a crossword puzzle.

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

Super Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dig in Fauntleroy!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; The King of Pig Land; The Pork Chopper
Synopsis
Fauntleroy eats too much pork and ends up in Pig Land.
Keywords
decapitation

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brakemen! Bah!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hotfoot the Hobo
Synopsis
Hotfoot ends up in a town where there are plenty of jobs and he's forced to work.

Rain, Rain Go Away (Table of Contents: 11)

Super Duck / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Dorothy
Synopsis
Caught in a rainstorm, Super goes into a department store to buy an umbrella.

Indexer Notes

Super Duck is written as Superduck.

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

Super Duck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now what are you up to Fauntleroy?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Tiny; Dr. Will Yankem
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to get to the dentist to have a tooth pulled.

Indexer Notes

Rewritten as the text story Oh My Achin' Tooth in issue 16.

See the Circus (Table of Contents: 13)

Cubby / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby
Synopsis
Cubby tries to sneak into the circus.

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

D. M. Sales Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Whadda you know Supe! It came out an Atom Bomb!!"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Amazing bargains ladies' & men's rings engagement, wedding, friendship rings"]
    Harem Co.
  3. 2. ["Hi, Supe! Didja read about the eccentric old millionaire who's lookin' for th' kindest man in town today."]
    Super Duck
  4. 3. Super Duck puzzle page
    Super Duck puzzle page
  5. 4. ["Hey! What's the idea you &%#* idiot?"]
    Super Duck
  6. 5. ["Troubles, what have you got there?"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  7. 6. ["Special delivery! Sign here, please!"]
    Super Duck
  8. 7. ["Ha-ha! laugh! Laugh! Laugh! Laugh Comics is back!"]
  9. 8. ["What seven four letter words end in what same 3-letter word?"]
    Super Duck puzzle page
  10. 9. ["Dig in Fauntleroy!"]
    Super Duck
  11. 10. ["Brakemen! Bah!!"]
    Hotfoot the Hobo
  12. 11. Rain, Rain Go Away
    Super Duck
  13. 12. ["Now what are you up to Fauntleroy?"]
    Super Duck
  14. 13. See the Circus
    Cubby
  15. 14. ["Ready - aim - fire the jet bomb"]
    D. M. Sales Co.
  16. 15. ["I will show you how to learn radio by practicing in spare time"]
    National Radio Institute
  17. 16. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame
    Charles Atlas
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