(October 1948)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1948-08-23
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

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 2, Part 2, Number 2, Periodicals, July-December 1948. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B157028.
Indexed from scanned copy at https://comicbookplus.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you invented an Atomic Ray, Fauntleroy?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Reprints

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

American Merchandising Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Pack-Rat Rat-Race (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
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck is tormented by a pack-rat.
Reprints

The Nick of Time Jinxes a Jail Breaker (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Over the Fence Is In (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Al Fagaly [as A. F.]
Pencils
Al Fagaly [as A. F.]
Inks
Al Fagaly [as A. F.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to get into a baseball game.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A drawing lesson
Characters
Fauntleroy Duck; Super Duck

Indexer Notes

A drawing lesson and a maze.

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

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

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

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
Trouble!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Trouble
Synopsis
Trouble runs away from his master because he thinks he's going to have to have a bath.
Reprints

The Nifty Thrifty Trip! (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
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Bossy
Synopsis
Super Duck and Fauntleroy try to go on a cheap vacation but Super Duck's cheapness ends up costing them money.
Reprints

A Hare Raising Experience (Table of Contents: 9)

Super Duck / comic story / 2 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 Duck buys rabbits to slaughter for meals but Fauntleroy won't let the rabbits be harmed.

Indexer Notes

Told in rhyme.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Connect the dots to bring out the picture.
Characters
Super Duck
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A connect the dots and spot the mistakes picture.

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

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

Cool Water (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
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Ham Burger
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to get a drink of water from a well.
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm - Someone's at the front door!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby the Bear; Hubert; Dogface
Synopsis
A dog gets left on Cubby's doorstep and he tries to get rid of him by convincing Dogface that the dog can talk.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Find all the objects that begin with the letter "S"!
Characters
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

A find objects puzzle, drawing lesson, and a math quiz.

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

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reserved Seats (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Ray Gill
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to get into a ball game with a press pass.

The Colonel and the Beans Talk (Table of Contents: 17)

Super Duck / comic story / 7 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; Colonel Kornbelt; Emily Kornbelt
Synopsis
Super Duck has to sell two tons of Mexican jumping beans.

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

Rubber-For-Molds, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["So you invented an Atomic Ray, Fauntleroy?"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Your savings mount up like magic because you make money with your own juke box bank"]
    American Merchandising Company
  3. 2. The Pack-Rat Rat-Race
    Super Duck
  4. 3. The Nick of Time Jinxes a Jail Breaker
    Old Nick
  5. 4. Over the Fence Is In
    Super Duck
  6. 5. ["A drawing lesson"]
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Everybody gets a kick out of Archie"]
  8. 7. ["Trouble!"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  9. 8. The Nifty Thrifty Trip!
    Super Duck
  10. 9. A Hare Raising Experience
    Super Duck
  11. 10. ["Connect the dots to bring out the picture."]
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  12. 11. ["Suzie scores a bull's-eye"]
  13. 12. Cool Water
    Super Duck
  14. 13. ["Hmm - Someone's at the front door!"]
    Cubby the Bear
  15. 14. ["Find all the objects that begin with the letter "S"!"]
    Super Duck Quiz
  16. 15. ["Girls! Boys! Get this new beanie 'copter only 25ยข"]
    Tootsie Rolls
  17. 16. Reserved Seats
    Super Duck
  18. 17. The Colonel and the Beans Talk
    Super Duck
  19. 18. ["Enjoy hilarious "monkey-shines" at your next masquerade party with these amazing life-like rubber masks"]
    Rubber-For-Molds, Inc.
  20. 19. ["Hand out only 20 coupons free"]
    Dean Studios
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