(December 1948)

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
Harry Shorten
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 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
We'll have our hands on that gorilla any minute now, Fauntleroy!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Reprints
Keywords
gorilla

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

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

Old Man Fireplace (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
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Ham Burger
Synopsis
Super Duck has fireplace built in his home.

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

Gilbert Hall of Science / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Milking the Coconut (Table of Contents: 4)

Super Duck / comic story / 6.67 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; Fogarty
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to open a coconut.

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

Ham Burger / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ham! Look out! Don't!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ham Burger; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Ham is cutting a branch he is sitting on.

Bit-O-Honey Races to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Bit-O-Honey / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Magnetic Poisonality (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Uwana? Everything ready for the lawn party?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Uwanna Duck; Mrs. Richwitch
Synopsis
Uwanna is throwing a fancy party and expects Super to make a special entrance in his fancy costume.
Reprints

Captain Tootsie and "The Babe Ruth Story" (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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
Well, Doc, what's the verdict - am I in the pink, or am I in the pink?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby Bear
Synopsis
Cubby is at the doctor's for some tests.

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

Super Duck Pencil Fun / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Word Ladder
Characters
Fauntleroy Duck; Super Duck

Indexer Notes

A word ladder (page to tape) and a connect the dots.

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

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

The Date with the Dream-Bait (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
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck tries to impress a woman with a great body at the beach.
Keywords
swimsuits

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

A drawing lesson and a maze.

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

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

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

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
Hmph! This bone is a week old and if I stick around here it'll probably have to last another month - I'm getting out while there's still time to raise my living standards!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Troubles; Prof. Bug; Joe
Synopsis
Troubles tries out for a movie.

Indexer Notes

Trouble is once again named Troubles.

Whiz Quiz? (Table of Contents: 16)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Guess the movie stars' names, Guess the state abbreviations, and fill in the marked squares.

Going to the Dogs (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Ray Gill
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Willie; Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Tabby
Synopsis
Super has invented a Dog Wash-O-Mat to wash the neighbor's dogs.

Love Thy Neighbor Weak (Table of Contents: 18)

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
Synopsis
Super tries to be helpful for Love Thy Neighbor week, but nothing goes right.

Indexer Notes

In the sequence title, 'Week' has been crossed out and replaced with 'Weak'.

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

Gilbert Hall of Science / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Shar-Lee Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Kem Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We'll have our hands on that gorilla any minute now, Fauntleroy!"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Do you want spending money?"]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. Old Man Fireplace
    Super Duck
  4. 3. ["American Flyer"]
    Gilbert Hall of Science
  5. 4. Milking the Coconut
    Super Duck
  6. 5. ["Ham! Look out! Don't!"]
    Ham Burger
  7. 6. Bit-O-Honey Races to the Rescue!
    Bit-O-Honey
  8. 7. The Magnetic Poisonality
    Super Duck
  9. 8. Captain Tootsie and "The Babe Ruth Story"
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
  10. 9. ["Well, Doc, what's the verdict - am I in the pink, or am I in the pink?"]
    Cubby the Bear
  11. 10. ["Word Ladder"]
    Super Duck Pencil Fun
  12. 11. ["Hey gang! Here's a puzzle that's no puzzle at all! Everybody knows the answer!"]
  13. 12. The Date with the Dream-Bait
    Super Duck
  14. 13. ["A simple drawing lesson"]
    Super Duck Puzzle Page
  15. 14. ["You'll find him happy you'll find him sad you'll find him good you'll find him bad"]
  16. 15. ["Hmph! This bone is a week old and if I stick around here it'll probably have to last another month - I'm getting out while there's still time to raise my living standards!"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  17. 16. Whiz Quiz?
  18. 17. Going to the Dogs
    Super Duck
  19. 18. Love Thy Neighbor Weak
    Super Duck
  20. 19. ["Boys! Look at all the spectacular buzz-with-action models you can build with Erector"]
    Gilbert Hall of Science
  21. 20. ["Thrilling! New! Treasure chest bank."]
    Shar-Lee Co.
  22. 21. ["Running hot water - in a jiffy! from any cold water faucet"]
    Kem Company
  23. 22. ["Oh! Boy! Lionel Trains"]
    Lionel Trains
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