(April 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
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

Copyright 1952 by Close-Up, Inc.
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
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, are you going to let Supe sleepwalk right through the window, Faunt?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Ham Burger

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

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

Supe Ghost to Town (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Hosenose McRunt
Synopsis
Super inherits a gold mine, but has to deal with a squatter first.
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Script
Joe Harold (credited)
Pencils
Joe Harold (credited)
Inks
Joe Harold (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you name the three slang expressions these drawings represent?
Characters
Otto

Indexer Notes

Identify the expressions, a word ladder (pin to sag), guess a man's name, name the flowers, how many dots in the squares, and three riddles.

Supe's Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Dirty Duck (villain); Liverlip (villain); Squintly
Synopsis
Super's look-a-like cousin Dirty Duck has robbed a bank in town.

Captain Tootsie and the Farmyard Fire! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Phoney Baloney (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dirty Duck [as Super Duck] (villain); Buster Noggin; Fauntleroy Duck; Uwanna Duck; Gladly (a bear); Squintly
Synopsis
Dirty finds out life as Super isn't as easy as he thought.

Indexer Notes

This is a continuation of the Supe's Double Trouble story. Super Duck does not appear in this story.

Everything's Ducky (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Petunia
Synopsis
Junior is keeping ducks.

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

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

Script
Joe Harold [as Harold] (credited)
Pencils
Joe Harold [as Harold] (credited)
Inks
Joe Harold [as Harold] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dizzy Quiz

Indexer Notes

A connect the dots, hidden message, name what the drawings represent, and seven questions.

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

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

The Milk of Animal Kindness (Table of Contents: 11)

Super Duck / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Fauntleroy Duck; Gladly (a bear)
Synopsis
There's a milk thief in town.

Indexer Notes

Story signed in last panel.

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

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

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

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

Script
Joe Harold [as Harold] (credited)
Pencils
Joe Harold [as Harold] (credited)
Inks
Joe Harold [as Harold] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Complete This Picture by Connecting the Dots

Indexer Notes

A connect the dots, name the vegetable, a word ladder (face to limb), finish the picture, and six questions.

[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)

Movie Chatter / text article / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Children Whip Movie Actor Into Condition

[Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation] (Table of Contents: 16)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Script
Joe Harold [as Harold] (credited)
Pencils
Joe Harold [as Harold] (credited)
Inks
Joe Harold [as Harold] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Play F.B.I.

Indexer Notes

Solve a crime, pictures with the letter C, a hidden message, and five tongue twisters.

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

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

Nice Weather for Ducks (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Buster Noggin; Fauntleroy Duck; Uwanna Duck
Synopsis
Uwanna and Super have trouble getting ice out of the new refrigerator.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A rewrite of the third Super Duck story from Super Duck Comics #13.

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

Perfume Import Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

U. S. Diamond House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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. ["Hey, are you going to let Supe sleepwalk right through the window, Faunt?"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Given premiums given cash commission be first"]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  3. 2. Supe Ghost to Town
    Super Duck
  4. 3. ["When does the race start?"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  5. 4. ["Can you name the three slang expressions these drawings represent?"]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  6. 5. Supe's Double Trouble
    Super Duck
  7. 6. Captain Tootsie and the Farmyard Fire!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  8. 7. Phoney Baloney
    Super Duck
  9. 8. Everything's Ducky
    Cubby the Bear
  10. 9. ["Dizzy Quiz"]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  11. 10. ["Boys! Girls! Look! Get this 24k gold-plated "good luck" ring with your own initials!"]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. The Milk of Animal Kindness
    Super Duck
  13. 12. ["A laugh a minute..."]
  14. 13. ["Complete This Picture by Connecting the Dots"]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  15. 14. ["Wilbur is cookin' with gags!"]
  16. 15. ["Children Whip Movie Actor Into Condition"]
    Movie Chatter
  17. 16. [Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation]
  18. 17. ["Play F.B.I."]
    Super Duck Fun Page
  19. 18. ["Monkey business!"]
  20. 19. Nice Weather for Ducks
    Super Duck
  21. 20. ["Try 20 vials of world-famous perfumes for only $2.00"]
    Perfume Import Co.
  22. 21. ["Crazy bargain page!"]
    U. S. Diamond House
  23. 22. ["Announcing the new Daisy Defender repeating air rifle"]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Terry Vraspir