(April 1950)

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 Approved Reading
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 http://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
I thought you said that stupid pooch was a good watchdog, Supe.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Reprints
Keywords
burglar; robbery

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

Hair Research Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Relative Surprise (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Ham Burger; O'Schmooley
Synopsis
Super's uncle Edison sent him a mechanical man.

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

Tom Mix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prophet & Loss (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Uwanna Duck; Fifi
Synopsis
Super gets a prediction about him being surrounded by beautiful women.

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Archie's Comic Quiz (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Hi, Diver (Table of Contents: 7)

Super Duck / comic story / 3.67 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; Uwanna Duck; Ham Burger
Synopsis
Super helps Ham win his life-saving badge.

A Bum Example (Table of Contents: 8)

Fauntleroy / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Fauntleroy encourages his friend to improve his grammar to be successful, but his lesson is undermined by a bum who speaks exceptional English and a wealthy man whose English is abominable.

Look! By Popular Demand!! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Photo Finish (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super goes fishing while Fauntleroy practices his photography.

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

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

Peace! It's Wonderful! (Table of Contents: 12)

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; Snakebite; Shorty
Synopsis
Super Duck is frustrated that crime is running rampant in Hush Town but the local sheriff only demands people obey noise ordinances.
Keywords
Hush Town

An Ice Swim (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Duck; Ham Burger
Synopsis
Ham skates in his swimsuit in case the ice is thin.

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

Movie News / text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bold Bette Davis braves big gun for sake of art
Genre
non-fiction

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 15)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

Missin' His Kissin' (Table of Contents: 16)

Super Duck / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Ham Burger; Ava Smootch
Synopsis
Super tries to use mistletoe to kiss an actress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Fauntleroy / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By golly! Faunt has been studying hard lately! I'll encourage him!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck sees Fauntleroy with a lot of books and assumes he's studying, but he's actually using the books to build tunnels for his toy train set.

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

The Gullible Guest (Table of Contents: 20)

Fauntleroy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Fauntleroy gets to go through the carnival fun house for free.

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

Sorb Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Bob West / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I thought you said that stupid pooch was a good watchdog, Supe."]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Research expert says: Amazing new scientific formula (contains no alcohol) destroys these hair-killing germs"]
    Hair Research Co.
  3. 2. A Relative Surprise
    Super Duck
  4. 3. ["Here's your chance boys and girls... two swell premiums for the price of one!"]
    Tom Mix
  5. 4. Prophet & Loss
    Super Duck
  6. 5. ["Hurry up, slow-poke!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. Archie's Comic Quiz
  8. 7. Hi, Diver
    Super Duck
  9. 8. A Bum Example
    Fauntleroy
  10. 9. Look! By Popular Demand!!
    Katy Keene
  11. 10. Photo Finish
    Super Duck
  12. 11. ["Here it is! Your Archie Annual"]
  13. 12. Peace! It's Wonderful!
    Super Duck
  14. 13. An Ice Swim
    Ham Burger
  15. 14. ["Bold Bette Davis braves big gun for sake of art"]
    Movie News
  16. 15. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  17. 16. Missin' His Kissin'
    Super Duck
  18. 17. ["By golly! Faunt has been studying hard lately! I'll encourage him!"]
    Fauntleroy
  19. 18. ["Riddle the more you eat... the more you want.. What is it?"]
    Cracker Jack
  20. 19. ["Did'ja hear the latest, kids? I'm coming out in my own book!!"]
  21. 20. The Gullible Guest
    Fauntleroy
  22. 21. ["Amazing one time offer!"]
    Sorb Company
  23. 22. ["New! Bob West's amazingly easy "picture method" shows how to play guitar in 2 weeks or your money back"]
    Bob West
  24. 23. ["Get a Daisy"]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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