(February 1952)

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
?
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

Copyright, 1951, by Close-Up, Inc.


Danger Thin Ice (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck

Indexer Notes

The word balloons and the sign were reused, with Reggie and Archie drawn in place of Super Duck and Fauntleroy for the cover of the Australian Archie's Rival Reggie #23.

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

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

Once Upon a Crime (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Buster Noggin; Uwanna Duck; Sam Quenton (villain)
Synopsis
Super buys Uwanna an expensive bracelet and a thief tries to steal it.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Word Ladder

Indexer Notes

A word ladder (hand to sung), make a novelty ashtray, and three riddles.

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

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

Love's Labor Lost (Table of Contents: 7)

Super Duck Starring Carrie DeCoffin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Carrie DeCoffin; M. T. DeCoffin; Uwanna Duck
Synopsis
Carrie DeCoffin wants to take Super Duck to the college dance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #49.

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

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

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

Super Duck Fun Page / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Name the City

Indexer Notes

Figure out the city names and four questions.

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

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

A Feather in Your Bonnet (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby Bear; Junior; Slicky Wolf
Synopsis
Cubby inherits his uncle's collection of feather dusters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doris Day has Delta City Date
Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Riddles on Parade

Indexer Notes

A matchstick puzzle, six riddles, and three fill-in-the-blanks.

[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) (Expand) /

Monark Silver King, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's a Bums Deal (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Count DeKash; Goggin
Synopsis
Super tries to get a million dollars by being nice to hobos.

Indexer Notes

A rewrite of the first story in Super Duck Comics #11.

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

Imperial Sales, Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Draw Me

Indexer Notes

Draw a duck, four riddles, and figure out the celebrity's names from the puzzle.

The Pick of the Crop (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Se├▒or Rata; Will Proffitt
Synopsis
Super buys an orange grove.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do You Know...

Indexer Notes

A toothpick puzzle, use two cuts to make a shape into a perfect square, and four questions.

He Goes From Bed to Worse (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Grandma Duck
Synopsis
Super has trouble opening a fold-out bed.

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

Super Duck Fun Page / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Name the City

Indexer Notes

Name the cities and four questions.

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

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

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

Regal Gem Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Danger Thin Ice
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["The all-American newsstand!! Because all America is buying the Archie comic group!"]
  3. 2. Once Upon a Crime
    Super Duck
  4. 3. ["Read Laugh 'cause the world reads Laugh with you!"]
  5. 4. ["Free at no extra cost plastic magic moving picture eye"]
    Kellogg's Pep
  6. 5. ["Word Ladder"]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  7. 6. ["Suzie "the dreamboat special" is docked again at your favorite newsstand!"]
  8. 7. Love's Labor Lost
    Super Duck Starring Carrie DeCoffin
  9. 8. ["Christmas fun all year long with a Schwinn!"]
    Arnold, Schwinn & Company
  10. 9. ["Name the City"]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  11. 10. ["Archie's Pal Jughead "takes the cake!""]
  12. 11. A Feather in Your Bonnet
    Cubby the Bear
  13. 12. ["Doris Day has Delta City Date"]
    Movie News
  14. 13. ["Riddles on Parade"]
    Don't Let It Puzzle You!
  15. 14. ["Love will find a way!"]
  16. 15. ["The bike that has everything!"]
    Monark Silver King, Inc.
  17. 16. It's a Bums Deal
    Super Duck
  18. 17. ["Powerful electric motor"]
    Imperial Sales, Co.
  19. 18. ["Draw Me"]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  20. 19. The Pick of the Crop
    Super Duck
  21. 20. ["Pep it up, gang!"]
  22. 21. ["W-we're lost in this cave!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  23. 22. ["Do You Know..."]
    Don't Let It Puzzle You!
  24. 23. He Goes From Bed to Worse
    Super Duck
  25. 24. ["Name the City"]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  26. 25. ["Guilty!"]
  27. 26. ["New amazing wonderful gem Diamothyst"]
    Regal Gem Co.
  28. 27. ["Speakin' of Christmas, pardner, I'd sure send for Daisy's air rifleman book!"]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Jim Stangas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Terry Vraspir