(Spring 1944)

Archie, 1943 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
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry Sahle (signed)
Inks
Theresa Woik (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How to Roast a Duck
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Woody the Woodpecker; Snuggy the Bug in the Rug; Gooney the Gremlin; Baba the Black Sheep

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer had Irv Novick on inks.

Although Baba the Black Sheep is shown on the cover, this strip does not appear in issue #13.

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

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Super Duck the Cock-Eyed Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Super Duck and his wonderful vitamins "A to Z" pills lead him to another exciting adventure with the Wolf!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Duck; The Wolf
Synopsis
The Wolf invites the chickens to a party.

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

It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goggin [as Dogface Goggin] (signed)
Inks
Ed Goggin [as Dogface Goggin] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! There is nothing more pleasant than a nap on a warm, sunny day...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Trouble
Synopsis
Trouble is bothered by a bee.

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

Lil Chief Bugaboo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Several issues ago Bugaboo went fishing!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bugaboo
Synopsis
Once again Bugaboo tries to catch a wily fish.

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

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
This is the story of Snuggy the buggy who lived in a ruggy! He was happy like heck his life was a wreck so, now, he lives in a juggy!
Genre
humor
Characters
Snuggy; Hoiman McGoik; Spud
Synopsis
A couple termites try to move into Snuggy's home.

Is Good For What Ails You! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Oh boy, that's for me!
Genre
humor
Characters
Goony; The Grand Lala Palooza
Synopsis
Goony tries to get into a meeting of assembled gremlins.

The Vitamin Mixup (Table of Contents: 8)

Super Duck the Cock-Eyed Wonder / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gog (signed)
Pencils
Ed Goggin [as Gog] (signed)
Inks
Ed Goggin [as Gog] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; The Wolf
Synopsis
Super tries to get his Vitamins A to Z refilled, but the clerk gives him the wrong pills.

Indexer Notes

Although this is a type of text story it contains words and little picture drawings (in place of words) in each paragraph.

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

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
Hmm-this is a job for me-gotta help that kitten get down!
Genre
humor
Characters
Willy
Synopsis
Willy tries to get a cat out of a tree.

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jeez! I got a bad ringin' in me ears!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Judge Owl; Silent Sam; Mopsy
Synopsis
Mopsy bells the cat.

Do You Know? (Table of Contents: 12)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Rickenbacker; A. Aitken

Indexer Notes

Questions to answer and how many objects beginning with D can you find.

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

Woody the Woodpecker / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Woody and Sleepy invent a diving bell, and go down into the ocean in search of new adventures!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody; Sleepy
Synopsis
Since they can't get fish to bite their hooks, Woody builds a diving bell to go after the fish.

Indexer Notes

Not the Walter Lantz character.

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

Dave Minor / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

X-Acto Crescent Products, Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["How to Roast a Duck"]
  2. 1. ["Outguess the weatherman amazing forecaster predicts the weather 24 hours in advance"]
    The Weather Man
  3. 2. ["Super Duck and his wonderful vitamins "A to Z" pills lead him to another exciting adventure with the Wolf!"]
    Super Duck the Cock-Eyed Wonder
  4. 3. ["Ah! There is nothing more pleasant than a nap on a warm, sunny day..."]
    It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog
  5. 4. ["Several issues ago Bugaboo went fishing!"]
    Lil Chief Bugaboo
  6. 5. ["This is the story of Snuggy the buggy who lived in a ruggy! He was happy like heck his life was a wreck so, now, he lives in a juggy!"]
    Snuggy the Bug In the Rug
  7. 6. Is Good For What Ails You!
    Archie
  8. 7. ["Oh boy, that's for me!"]
    Goony the Gremlin
  9. 8. The Vitamin Mixup
    Super Duck the Cock-Eyed Wonder
  10. 9. ["Hmm-this is a job for me-gotta help that kitten get down!"]
    Willy the Wise-Guy
  11. 10. ["I see the thrills of a lifetime in store for you."]
    Black Hood
  12. 11. ["Jeez! I got a bad ringin' in me ears!"]
    Judge Owl's Fables
  13. 12. Do You Know?
  14. 13. ["Woody and Sleepy invent a diving bell, and go down into the ocean in search of new adventures!"]
    Woody the Woodpecker
  15. 14. ["Piano playing so easy it's really amazing!"]
    Dave Minor
  16. 15. ["Help Uncle Sam make official plane models"]
    X-Acto Crescent Products, Co.
  17. 16. ["Here's the greatest billfold bargain in all America! 3 big values in one all for only 1.98"]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gary L. Watson
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