(Winter 1944)

Archie, 1943 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale Date
1944-01-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines
Brand
An MLJ Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Higgins (signed)
Inks
Theresa Woik (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Adolf Hitler; Snuggy the Bug in the Rug; Squoimy the Worm; Woody the Woodpecker; Baba the Black Sheep
Keywords
Hitler

Indexer Notes

Signed in lower right-hand corner.

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

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

Vote For Honest John (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Honest John; Sheriff Jones; Charlie
Synopsis
Super's cousin Jones invites him to Foul Town which is having trouble in the election.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shlurp! Shlurp! Weenies!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Trouble
Synopsis
Trouble swipes some weenies from the butcher.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Woody and Sleepy are about to embark on another adventure.. but wait let's begin at the beginning...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody; Sleepy
Synopsis
Woody builds a rocket car to win a race.

Indexer Notes

Not the Walter Lantz character.

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

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

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

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
Why wuz I born a good gremlin?
Genre
humor
Characters
Goony; Red Holmdale
Synopsis
Goony finds a patch of four-leaf clovers.

Super Duck, The Spy-Smasher (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Curley Cole (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Barney Beaver
Synopsis
The pond is flooding.

Indexer Notes

Super Duck is spelled Super-duck in this story.

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

Pinky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, Methuselah! There's a palace up ahead!
Genre
humor
Characters
Pinky; Methuselah; Princess Peachy
Synopsis
Pinky and Methuselah enter the Land of Beauty where the king is trying to marry off his ugly daughter.

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

Snuggy the Bug in the Rug / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Higgins (signed)
Inks
Dave Higgins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our sad tale opens, Snuggy's found a home, but along comes Fido looking for a bone...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Snuggy
Synopsis
Snuggy has trouble finding a place to stay.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.8 page (report information)

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nope! No food today, Squoimy!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Squoimy; Black Mark; Screechy; Skunky; Moe; Skeeter
Synopsis
Black Mark and his gang are stealing food.

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

Willy the Wise-Guy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! The circus is in town, an' I'm broke!
Genre
humor
Characters
Willy
Synopsis
Willy wants to get into the circus.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've heard the story of the Lion and the Mouse!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Judge Owl; Maxie Mouse; Dandy Lion; Linda Lion; Andy Elephant
Synopsis
Maxie Mouse helps out Dandy Lion.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, I can make some of those repairs around the house!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Baba; J. Jukes
Synopsis
Baba tries to fix things around the house.

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

Invention Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Pickwick Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["Remove ugly blackheads or no cost"]
    Ballco Products Company
  3. 2. Vote For Honest John
    Super Duck
  4. 3. ["Shlurp! Shlurp! Weenies!"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  5. 4. ["Woody and Sleepy are about to embark on another adventure.. but wait let's begin at the beginning..."]
    Woody the Woodpecker
  6. 5. ["Er.. I'm very sorry, but Mr. Plunk's tied up in a conference.. and can't be disturbed!"]
  7. 6. ["Why wuz I born a good gremlin?"]
    Goony the Gremlin
  8. 7. Super Duck, The Spy-Smasher
    Super Duck
  9. 8. ["C'mon, Methuselah! There's a palace up ahead!"]
    Pinky
  10. 9. ["As our sad tale opens, Snuggy's found a home, but along comes Fido looking for a bone..."]
    Snuggy the Bug in the Rug
  11. 10. ["MLJ leads the way"]
  12. 11. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  13. 12. ["Nope! No food today, Squoimy!"]
    Squoimy the Woim
  14. 13. ["Boy! The circus is in town, an' I'm broke!"]
    Willy the Wise-Guy
  15. 14. ["You've heard the story of the Lion and the Mouse!"]
    Judge Owl's Fables
  16. 15. ["Now, I can make some of those repairs around the house!"]
    Baba the Black Sheep
  17. 16. ["Free! With this amazing offer red and white wig wag signal flags and authentic code instruction"]
    Invention Company
  18. 17. ["Your choice free with this offer"]
    Pickwick Co.
  19. 18. ["Hurry! Hurry! Sell seeds for victory gardens get your prize!"]
    American Seed Co.
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
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