(April 1951)

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
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

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com
Editing credit from this issue's statement of ownership.


[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
Just take one step backwards, Supe and I'll have a perfect picture of you
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck

Jim and Betty Find a New "Treasure" (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Supe Ducks a Goat (Table of Contents: 2)

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
Synopsis
Super tries to keep a goat from eating the fruit of his rare banana-melon tree.

Brain Fuel (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Synopsis
Super tries to cook a pair of live lobsters for dinner.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Pencil Fun / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's one time that by just going round in circles you'll find your way into this maze.
Characters
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

A maze, change a teapot into a lady, and a riddle.

He Sleighs Her with a Sled (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Uwanna Duck
Synopsis
Super builds a super duper sleigh to take Uwanna out with.

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

Scotch Brand / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Shoot the Works (Table of Contents: 10)

Super Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Old Man Mose; Spot
Synopsis
Old Man Mose allows hunting on his property, but only if the hunters carry home all the game they kill.

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

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

Script
Dave Berg [as Davy Berg] (signed)
Pencils
Dave Berg [as Davy Berg] (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg [as Davy Berg] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How well do you know your own country.
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck

Indexer Notes

Identify the states by the silhouettes, fill in the dotted spaces to see an animal, a crossword puzzle, a maze, and how to make a cardboard and string phone.

A Tale of a Whale (Table of Contents: 12)

Super Duck / comic story / 5.67 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 tries to get some ambergris from a sick whale so he can afford a trip to Hawaii.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Puzzle Page / 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 (firm to soft), and a connect the dots.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Movie News / text article / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sailors relax during film sea battle
Genre
non-fiction

[Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.] (Table of Contents: 17)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't worry, junior, I'm not going to buy anything!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby the Bear; Junior
Synopsis
Cubby accidentally buys a locked chest at an auction.

Watts on the Program (Table of Contents: 19)

Super Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Dr. Mac Cobber
Synopsis
Super Duck becomes a radio sound effects man.

The Oyster Puts Supe in a Stew (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Tiny
Synopsis
Super buys an oyster to eat.

No Way Out (Table of Contents: 21)

Super Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dave Berg [as Davy Berg] (signed)
Pencils
Dave Berg [as Davy Berg] (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg [as Davy Berg] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck is admiring his new car when another motorist hits him.

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Just take one step backwards, Supe and I'll have a perfect picture of you"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. Jim and Betty Find a New "Treasure"
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  3. 2. Supe Ducks a Goat
    Super Duck
  4. 3. Brain Fuel
    Super Duck
  5. 4. ["The proof of the pudding"]
  6. 5. ["Let's go in and hear our fortunes!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. ["Here's one time that by just going round in circles you'll find your way into this maze."]
    Pencil Fun
  8. 7. He Sleighs Her with a Sled
    Super Duck
  9. 8. ["Keep your favorites always with you on this movie star bracelet made with "Scotch" cellophane tape"]
    Scotch Brand
  10. 9. ["For a whale of a good 10ยข bargain buy Pep Comics"]
  11. 10. Shoot the Works
    Super Duck
  12. 11. ["How well do you know your own country."]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  13. 12. A Tale of a Whale
    Super Duck
  14. 13. ["There are two girls... but only one Wilbur"]
  15. 14. ["Look! you get a big box full every time!"]
    Cracker Jack
  16. 15. ["Word Ladder"]
    Puzzle Page
  17. 16. ["Sailors relax during film sea battle"]
    Movie News
  18. 17. [Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.]
  19. 18. ["Don't worry, junior, I'm not going to buy anything!"]
    Cubby the Bear
  20. 19. Watts on the Program
    Super Duck
  21. 20. The Oyster Puts Supe in a Stew
    Super Duck
  22. 21. No Way Out
    Super Duck
  23. 22. ["Win official National Rifle Association medals with your Daisy"]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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