(1952)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob White (signed)
Inks
Bob White (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

She Wanted My Man (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Fred; Laura; Sue
Synopsis
Laura’s “selfish man-crazy Jezebel” cousin Sue moves in with Laura and her husband Fred. Sue flirts with Fred and Laura goes home to her mother. Repentant, Fred arrives and they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.
Previous indexer credited Bob White ? with art.

Love is for the Living (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Doreen Abbott; Martha Abbott; Agnes; Charles Watts; Greg Saunders
Synopsis
Office worker Doreen reveres her late father’s memory and is shocked when her mother Martha says she’s engaged to Charles. Greg consoles Doreen and they fall in love. Greg reveals that he’s a widower, and asks Doreen if she would deny him and her mother a second chance at love. Doreen apologizes to her mother and agrees to marry Greg.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version. Previous indexer credited Bob White ?

Jealousy! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jack Walton; Linda Walton; Evelyn
Synopsis
Linda, recently wed to Jack, is jealous of the other women in his life, including his secretary. When Evelyn, Jack’s old girlfriend, moves back to town, Linda worries. Finally, her jealousy provokes an outburst from Jack. Linda realizes she’s gone too far and begs him to forgive her.

I Hate Men! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Hester Harlow; Mrs. Spanner; Gary Harlow; Gene Harlow; Liz; Richard [Dick] Chambers
Synopsis
Carhop Hester is fired for tossing coffee on a lecherous customer. Hester is a single mother who hates men because her husband Gene cheated on her. She's hired as a secretary by private detective Dick, who falls in love with her. Hester rejects his romantic advances because of her previous bad experiences. Dick saves Hester’s young son from a mad dog and tells Hester that Gene is dead, and he wasn’t unfaithful to her after all. Hester can now allow herself to love Dick.

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer credited Bob White with art but the realistic style of this story is completely different than White's cartoony cover art.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. She Wanted My Man
  3. 2. Love is for the Living
  4. 3. Jealousy!
  5. 4. I Hate Men!
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