(Fall 1943)

Archie, 1943 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines
Brand
An MLJ Magazine
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Duck

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

Larch Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Higgins ?
Inks
Dave Higgins ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy! I got my vitamins!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Duck; Matilda; Emiline; Josephine; The Hawk
Synopsis
Super Duck tangles with the Hawk.

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

Fun for All and All for Fun! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our little friend here has lost his ball!

Indexer Notes

A maze, unscramble the names, how many words can you make out of the letters, and copy the drawing.

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

It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards ?
Inks
Joe Edwards ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have a career be a singer!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Trouble
Synopsis
Trouble figures out how to be a singer.

Indexer Notes

The dog is named Trouble in this comic.

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

Fun for All and All for Fun! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help Roy, the Super-Boy, find the time bomb before it destroys a defense plant!
Characters
Roy the Super-Boy [Roy Rossman]; Hangman [Bob Dickering]

Indexer Notes

A maze, how many words can you make from the letters, copy the drawing, and name the flowers.

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

The Boogy Boys / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Saul Kessler (signed)
Inks
Saul Kessler (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen boys, there's a gang o' crooks using that shack for a hideout!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Boogy Boys; Mousie; One Eye; Berny Beaver
Synopsis
Alcohol smugglers are in the neighborhood.

Super-Duck-Detective (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Curley Cole
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Duck
Synopsis
Super Duck is missing along with some eggs.

Indexer Notes

Super Duck is spelled Super-duck in this story.

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

Goony the Gremlin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It ain't my fault, I'm good-natured!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Goony; Stinky
Synopsis
Goony is a good gremlin, so the other gremlins don't like him, but other people don't trust him because he's a gremlin.

Archie Talks! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Pinky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey I'm lost!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Pinky; Sir Lunch-a-lot; Merlin; Methuselah
Synopsis
Pinky finds an odd town ruled by Merlin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Fun for All and All for Fun! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Johnny Rabbit has lost his way.
Characters
Johnny Rabbit

Indexer Notes

A maze, shade in the dotted spaces, how many words can you spell from the letters, and unscramble the names.

[Little Red Riding Hood] (Table of Contents: 12)

Judge Owl's Fables / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin (signed)
Pencils
Ed Goggin (signed)
Inks
Ed Goggin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Judge Owl; Little Red Riding Hood; The Shaggy Wolf
Synopsis
The Shaggy Wolf tries to capture Little Red Riding Hood.

The Black Hood Wants You (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Woody the Woodpecker / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's your chance, friends, to aid the war effort, and win a big cash prize!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody; Sleepy
Synopsis
Woody works on making a synthetic rubber.

Indexer Notes

Not to be confused with the animated Walter Lantz character.

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

Fun for All and All for Fun! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry Jitterbug has lost his key chain, can you help him find it?
Characters
Jerry Jitterbug

Indexer Notes

A maze, shade in the dotted areas, connect the dots, and a drawing lesson.

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

Squoimy de Woim / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! I'm the early bird!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Squoimy; The Early Bird
Synopsis
The Early Bird tries to catch Squoimy.

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

Just Jokes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chief petty officer...
Genre
humor
Characters
Johnny; Adolf Hitler; Tommy

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

Baba the Black Sheep / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oboy -- that's for me!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Buck Bulger; Baba
Synopsis
Baba works to earn money for a movie.

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

Ballco Products Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Get this greatest laugh book"]
    Larch Publications
  3. 2. ["Oh boy! I got my vitamins!"]
    Super Duck
  4. 3. ["Our little friend here has lost his ball!"]
    Fun for All and All for Fun!
  5. 4. ["Have a career be a singer!"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  6. 5. ["Help Roy, the Super-Boy, find the time bomb before it destroys a defense plant!"]
    Fun for All and All for Fun!
  7. 6. ["Listen boys, there's a gang o' crooks using that shack for a hideout!"]
    The Boogy Boys
  8. 7. Super-Duck-Detective
    Super Duck
  9. 8. ["It ain't my fault, I'm good-natured!"]
    Goony the Gremlin
  10. 9. Archie Talks!
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Hey I'm lost!"]
    Pinky
  12. 11. ["Johnny Rabbit has lost his way."]
    Fun for All and All for Fun!
  13. 12. [Little Red Riding Hood]
    Judge Owl's Fables
  14. 13. The Black Hood Wants You
    Black Hood
  15. 14. ["Here's your chance, friends, to aid the war effort, and win a big cash prize!"]
    Woody the Woodpecker
  16. 15. ["Jerry Jitterbug has lost his key chain, can you help him find it?"]
    Fun for All and All for Fun!
  17. 16. ["Hey! I'm the early bird!"]
    Squoimy de Woim
  18. 17. ["Chief petty officer..."]
    Just Jokes
  19. 18. ["Oboy -- that's for me!"]
    Baba the Black Sheep
  20. 19. ["Remove ugly blackheads or no cost"]
    Ballco Products Company
  21. 20. ["How to make your body bring you fame... instead of shame!"]
    Charles Atlas
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  • Michael Hoskin
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