(June 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
?
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://comicbookplus.com


[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
This is the Acme Insurance Agency! We are calling to inform you that your accident policy has lapsed!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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
That sounds like Faunt crying!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Tiny
Synopsis
Super helps Fauntleroy with a math problem.

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

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

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

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
Oh, Supe, this is a wonderful spot for a vacation!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uwanna Duck; Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Tony
Synopsis
Fauntleroy buries the picnic basket.

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

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
Look at this, Faunt!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; C. Mentor
Synopsis
Super Duck inherits 5,000 dollars from the Drake estate then buries it in the back alley for safe keeping.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Superduck cut up a square board into five pieces as shown below - can you put them together so that they'll form a perfect square?
Characters
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

Super Duck is spelled as one word.

Form a square, scramble words to make new words, and decode and spell the name of a character.

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

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
Red Holmdale

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho hum! Here it is Monday I wonder what this week'll bring?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Troubles
Synopsis
Troubles is bothered by the sudden attention his master is giving him.

Indexer Notes

Trouble is called Troubles in this story.

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

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
My nerves oh my jangled nerves!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Dr. Jitter; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to control his temper.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moving one square at a time in any direction (diagonally too) and using each square only once, can you find the names of fifteen different flowers?
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck

Indexer Notes

A word find, a word ladder (mast to hose), and a math problem.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yippee! A relative has left me a farm!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby Bear
Synopsis
Cubby inherits a farm, but has trouble with his neighbor.

Sleeping Beauty (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck has trouble with his new folding chair.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Super Duck is spelled Superduck in this city.

Same storyline as Birthday Blues from Archie Comics (Archie, 1942 Series) #4.

[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
500 bucks! Wow!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck and Fauntleroy go fishing to win a contest.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Credit Sales Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This is the Acme Insurance Agency! We are calling to inform you that your accident policy has lapsed!"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Advice to comic readers for bad skin"]
  3. 2. ["That sounds like Faunt crying!"]
    Super Duck
  4. 3. ["If it's an Archie magazine it's the best!"]
  5. 4. ["Oh, Supe, this is a wonderful spot for a vacation!"]
    Super Duck
  6. 5. ["Look at this, Faunt!"]
    Super Duck
  7. 6. ["Superduck cut up a square board into five pieces as shown below - can you put them together so that they'll form a perfect square?"]
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  8. 7. ["Ho hum! Here it is Monday I wonder what this week'll bring?"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  9. 8. ["My nerves oh my jangled nerves!"]
    Super Duck
  10. 9. ["Moving one square at a time in any direction (diagonally too) and using each square only once, can you find the names of fifteen different flowers?"]
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  11. 10. ["Yippee! A relative has left me a farm!"]
    Cubby the Bear
  12. 11. Sleeping Beauty
    Super Duck
  13. 12. ["500 bucks! Wow!"]
    Super Duck
  14. 13. ["New 3 way color Comicscope"]
  15. 14. ["Do you want spending money?"]
    Credit Sales Company
  16. 15. ["He knows what they "go for"..."]
    Baby Ruth
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