(April 1947)

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
John L. Goldwater
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

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/

Editor's name from the statement of ownership.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Umgumph!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck

[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 / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey here's a chance for me to get rid of that mutt, Tiny!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Tiny; Cornon D. Cobb
Synopsis
Super Duck gives Tiny away.

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

Super Duck Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
1. Try this drawing lesson!
Characters
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

How to draw a bear, a word ladder (rose to lily), and name 8 animals that rhyme with the given words.

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

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
Slow down!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Superduck [Super Duck]; Uwanna Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to teach Uwanna to drive.

Indexer Notes

Super Duck is spelled as one word in this story.

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

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

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

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
Are you S. Duck? I've got your new refrigerator here!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Tiny; Mr. Jones; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck gets a new refrigerator, but can't get the ice cubes out.

Indexer Notes

Basic plot rewritten for Nice Weather for Ducks in Super Duck Comics #43.

Sink or Swim (Table of Contents: 7)

Super Duck / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to take Fauntleroy on a ride on his hand-built boat.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

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

Flash the Fox / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deliver this box to 66 Water St. and take care of the necessary details.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Flash; Dr. Bruin; Mr. Pig
Synopsis
Flash tries to deliver a package, but goes to the wrong address.

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

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
Well here's where we turn off, Faunt!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Duck; Super Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck catches a monster that won't leave him alone.

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

Super Duck Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
1. Connect all the dots in their order and for the animal that will appear......
Characters
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

A connect the dots, list animals that rhyme with the given words, and how to draw a lion.

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

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
Oh what a beautiful night for a country dance, Supe!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Uwanna Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck gets caught by a strong, lonely woman at a dance.

Indexer Notes

Later rewritten for the story "Love'm & Leave'm" in Super Duck Comics #41.

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

Filmland Foto Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Make-A-Comic Kit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Muscle Power Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Umgumph!"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Amazing bargains ladies' & men's rings engagement, wedding, friendship rings"]
    Harem Co.
  3. 2. ["Hey here's a chance for me to get rid of that mutt, Tiny!"]
    Super Duck
  4. 3. ["1. Try this drawing lesson!"]
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  5. 4. ["Slow down!"]
    Super Duck
  6. 5. ["If it's an Archie magazine it's the best!"]
  7. 6. ["Are you S. Duck? I've got your new refrigerator here!"]
    Super Duck
  8. 7. Sink or Swim
    Super Duck
  9. 8. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  10. 9. ["Deliver this box to 66 Water St. and take care of the necessary details."]
    Flash the Fox
  11. 10. ["Well here's where we turn off, Faunt!"]
    Super Duck
  12. 11. ["1. Connect all the dots in their order and for the animal that will appear......"]
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  13. 12. ["Oh what a beautiful night for a country dance, Supe!"]
    Super Duck
  14. 13. ["Free! Bubble gum"]
    Filmland Foto Co.
  15. 14. ["Now you can draw your own action comics"]
    Make-A-Comic Kit
  16. 15. ["Now get bursting strength fast!"]
    Muscle Power Co.
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