(April 1948)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1948-02-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
John L. Goldwater; Harry Shorten (managing editor)
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

On sale date taken from arrival date stamped on cover.
Editing credits from this issue's statement of ownership.
Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.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
How's your side coming, Faunt?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Reprints

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

Jim Major / 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
Bang! Gotcha dead center!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; General Nusantz
Synopsis
Super thinks his new neighbor has stolen his skis.

The Nick of Time (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Ducks a Summons (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
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Basil; Mac
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to avoid getting a summons from a process server.
Reprints

Optical Illusion (Table of Contents: 5)

Super Duck Puzzle Page / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

Optical illusion and find 15 items starting with B.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Blunder the Old Apple Tree (Table of Contents: 7)

Super Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck
Synopsis
Super tries to steal some apples.
Reprints

Peace, It's Wonderful (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Joe Blow
Synopsis
Fauntleroy tries to do his homework, but interruptions keep happening.

[Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.] (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Troubles!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Troubles; Elmer
Synopsis
Troubles' owner locks him up when gets in trouble.

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

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

Script
Al Fagaly
Pencils
Al Fagaly
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, Supe, you've been feeding this dizzy looking chicken for a year!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Alice; Brewster
Synopsis
Super Duck is trying to get his Tasmanian Flunkie hen to lay its yearly egg.
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How about it Uncle Cubby - won't you take me fishing with you?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby Bear
Synopsis
Cubby and his nephew go fishing.

Word Square (Table of Contents: 13)

Super Duck Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Super Duck

It Can't Be Done! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

The Noise Annoys... (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super is annoyed about the squeaking as Fauntleroy tries to go upstairs.

In Time to Save a Dime! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Palace Theatre?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck
Synopsis
Super races to the theater to beat the dime price raise at 5:00 p.m., but is nailed for several traffic violations that cost him $200 in fines.
Reprints
Keywords
movie; traffic tickets

Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["How's your side coming, Faunt?"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["New easy way teaches guitar in 3 weeks to your satisfaction or no cost"]
    Jim Major
  3. 2. ["Bang! Gotcha dead center!"]
    Super Duck
  4. 3. The Nick of Time
    Old Nick
  5. 4. Super Ducks a Summons
    Super Duck
  6. 5. Optical Illusion
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Want to see Wilbur lay an egg?"]
  8. 7. Blunder the Old Apple Tree
    Super Duck
  9. 8. Peace, It's Wonderful
    Super Duck
  10. 9. [Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.]
  11. 10. ["Troubles!"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  12. 11. ["Golly, Supe, you've been feeding this dizzy looking chicken for a year!"]
    Super Duck
  13. 12. ["How about it Uncle Cubby - won't you take me fishing with you?"]
    Cubby Bear
  14. 13. Word Square
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  15. 14. It Can't Be Done!
    Archie
  16. 15. The Noise Annoys...
    Super Duck
  17. 16. In Time to Save a Dime!
    Super Duck
  18. 17. Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  19. 18. ["America's greatest zipper billfold bargain!"]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  20. 19. ["Be a radio technician"]
    National Radio Institute
  21. 20. ["American Boys Bill of Rights"]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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