(Summer 1944)

Archie, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Suzie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm.. maybe this newspaper will help me find an opening!!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Suzie; Wilbur

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

Suzie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Googin
Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks
Virginia Drury [as Ginger] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yipe! Reducing Cabinet Is Right!
Genre
humor
Characters
Suzie
Synopsis
Suzie gets a job at a beauty salon and then she gets fired.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Pokey Oakey / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Dean
Pencils
Don Dean
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Tombstone" Tom,
Genre
humor
Characters
Poakey Oakey; Tombstone Tom; Pistol Packin' Mama
Synopsis
There is a beauty contest and Pistol Packin' mama wins.
Reprints

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

Gloomy Gus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Gloomy Gus.
Genre
humor
Characters
Gloomy Gus; Gabby
Synopsis
Gloomy gus and Gabby enter the bodies of a sheriff and his deputy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues next issue.

Reader's page (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Donna Jean Dittmar
Pencils
Herb Holmdale [as Red Holmdale]
Inks
Herb Holmdale [as Red Holmdale]
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Synopsis
Prize for winning fan letter is a life size portrait.

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

Stupidman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Pencils
Ed Goggin
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Stupidman,
Genre
humor
Characters
Stupidman; The Three Monkey-Teers; Wilma The Witch; Mayor O'Goonell
Synopsis
Wilma helps stupidman grow from a baby to a man. Then O'Goonell reveals Stupidmans secret.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Top-Notch Laugh Comics #45.Continues in Laugh Comix #47?

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

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Students!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Red; Linda Moore
Synopsis
Wilbur, Red and Linda go to the museum and get kicked out.

The perfect Incinerator (Table of Contents: 7)

Hotchkiss Flubb / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Synopsis
Science-Fiction story about garbage incineration.
Reprints

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

The Twiddles / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Folks, Meet Your Neighbors.
Genre
humor
Characters
Talbert; Tootsie
Synopsis
A new hat means trouble for Talbert.
Reprints

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

Dotty and Ditto / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dotty Is Entertaining Tommy Scanville.
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Dotty; Ditto; Tommy Scanville
Synopsis
Dotty teaches a rich old playboy how to be a cowboy.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hmmm.. maybe this newspaper will help me find an opening!!!"]
    Suzie
  2. 1. ["Yipe! Reducing Cabinet Is Right!"]
    Suzie
  3. 2. [""Tombstone" Tom,"]
    Pokey Oakey
  4. 3. ["Poor Gloomy Gus."]
    Gloomy Gus
  5. 4. Reader's page
  6. 5. ["Oh Stupidman,"]
    Stupidman
  7. 6. ["Students!"]
    Wilbur
  8. 7. The perfect Incinerator
    Hotchkiss Flubb
  9. 8. ["Folks, Meet Your Neighbors."]
    The Twiddles
  10. 9. ["Dotty Is Entertaining Tommy Scanville."]
    Dotty and Ditto
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