(December 1951)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1951
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
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

[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
We're out of duck, sir! But... I think I know where to get some!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck

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

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

Peace At Any Price (Table of Contents: 2)

Super Duck presents the DeCoffin Family / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Dr. Philup DeCoffin; Carrie DeCoffin; M.T. DeCoffin; Gladly
Synopsis
The DeCoffin family moves into the mansion next door to Super Duck. Meanwhile, Fauntleroy teaches his pet cross-eyed bear to retrieve a stick. When the bear's tricks encroach on Dr. DeCoffin's peace and quiet, he replaces the bear's stick with dynamite, blowing up Super Duck and his house.

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

Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Color this picture!
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Color the picture, figure out the slang expression, two riddles, and a rebus.

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Avalanche in the Andes (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Arch-Gard by Ball-Band / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Movie Chatter / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Director recalls humorous story, gets wanted scene
Genre
non-fiction

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

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Bird in the Hand (Table of Contents: 8)

Super Duck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Dr. Phillup DeCoffin; Gus
Synopsis
Dr. DeCoffin's interest in falconry and Super Duck's interest in rare African Brer rabbits conflict in a violent encounter.

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

Don't Let It Puzzle You! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why not try this!

Indexer Notes

Divide a shape into four equal parts, what slang expression does the drawing represent, and figure out the city names.

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

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

Beating the Big Blaze (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

U. S. Royal and his Jet-Propelled Bike / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

School Daze (Table of Contents: 12)

Super Duck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Uwanna Duck; Buster Noggin; M.T. DeCoffin
Synopsis
Uwanna enrolls Buster in M.T. DeCoffin's school, Pathetic University (or Old P.U. as M.T. calls it), and he ends up destroying it.

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fun Page / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Try this one!

Indexer Notes

A magic trick, a word square, and three riddles.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Arnold, Schwinn & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Check Up (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby Bear; Junior
Synopsis
Cubby goes to the doctor.

Indexer Notes

Rewritten from the Cubby the Bear story in Super Duck Comics #23.

Getting An Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

Don't Let It Puzzle You / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What message is conveyed to the little boy by the way the fish are in formation

Indexer Notes

What are the fish saying, a maze, and three riddles.

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

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

Love'm & Leave'm (Table of Contents: 21)

Super Duck / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Uwanna Duck; M. T. DeCoffin; Carrie DeCoffin
Synopsis
Super Duck juggles between his girlfriend Uwanna and the ugly Carrie DeCoffin at a school dance, which will benefit the re-construction of Pathetic University.

Indexer Notes

This story takes place after next issue's "Love's Labor Lost", where Carrie tries to get a date to the dance with Super Duck.

Rewritten from the last Super Duck story in Super Duck Comics #13.

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

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

Counter-Spook (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Motor Book Dept. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

W. A. Sheaffer Pen Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We're out of duck, sir! But... I think I know where to get some!"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Speakin' of Christmas, pardner, I'd sure send for Daisy's air rifleman book!"]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  3. 2. Peace At Any Price
    Super Duck presents the DeCoffin Family
  4. 3. ["Color this picture!"]
    Fun Page
  5. 4. ["Boys! Girls! Hurry! Get your big beautiful U. S. military ring and bracelet!"]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  6. 5. Avalanche in the Andes
    Arch-Gard by Ball-Band
  7. 6. ["Director recalls humorous story, gets wanted scene"]
    Movie Chatter
  8. 7. ["Here it is fellas! Send for it now! The greatest railroad show on Earth!"]
    Lionel Trains
  9. 8. A Bird in the Hand
    Super Duck
  10. 9. ["Why not try this!"]
    Don't Let It Puzzle You!
  11. 10. ["I want a big story about Dubble Bubble for this issue. There's a prize for the best!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  12. 11. Beating the Big Blaze
    U. S. Royal and his Jet-Propelled Bike
  13. 12. School Daze
    Super Duck
  14. 13. ["Free at no extra cost plastic magic moving picture eye"]
    Kellogg's Pep
  15. 14. ["Try this one!"]
    Fun Page
  16. 15. ["Ho! Ho! Ha! Ha! That Wilbur is so funny, he kills me... he's always getting into hot water!!"]
  17. 16. ["Back to school - the envy of the gang! Ride to school on a Schwinn!"]
    Arnold, Schwinn & Company
  18. 17. The Check Up
    Cubby the Bear
  19. 18. Getting An Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory
    Gilbert Hall of Science
  20. 19. ["What message is conveyed to the little boy by the way the fish are in formation"]
    Don't Let It Puzzle You
  21. 20. ["Tell ya what a'hm gonna do!"]
  22. 21. Love'm & Leave'm
    Super Duck
  23. 22. ["Read Laugh 'cause the world reads Laugh with you!"]
  24. 23. Counter-Spook
    Captain Tootsie
  25. 24. ["Prizes for everyone"]
    American Specialty Co.
  26. 25. ["How to fix any part of any car"]
    Motor Book Dept.
  27. 26. ["America's favorite writing fluid Sheaffer's Skrip!"]
    W. A. Sheaffer Pen Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Luke A.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Terry Vraspir