(Summer 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
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! It's supposed to be done with mirrors!!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

Signed in lower left-hand corner.

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

Popular Music League / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Super Duck / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Higgins
Inks
Terry Woik Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! I'm going to have some victory garden, and now's the time to start!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Duck
Synopsis
Super climbs a beanstalk and fights a giant.

Indexer Notes

Jack and the Beanstalk type story.

Do You Know? (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords
Quiz

Indexer Notes

Five illustrated questions.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To defeat an enemy, always consider his speed and strength
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Trouble
Synopsis
A dog reads a self help book and gets everything wrong.

MLJ Leads the Way (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's this, what's this, my friend the mouse, is cornered here, right in my house!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Snuggy the bug
Synopsis
Snuggy helps a mouse escape the house cat.

Super-Duck the Bombadier (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goggins
Inks
Ed Goggins
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; The Wolf
Synopsis
Super Duck has to fight the Wolf without his vitamins.
Keywords
words and drawings combined

Indexer Notes

Every few words there is a drawing instead of a word and in the end you get the whole story.

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

Li'l Chief Bugaboo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know Fido - there's lots of honey in the forest and we're going to find some!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Lil Chief Bugaboo; Fido
Synopsis
A little (Native American) Indian boy and a lion cub look for honey.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is too much work - what I needs is a helper!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody the Woodpecker (Not Walter Lantz's); Sleepy; Uncle Ben
Synopsis
Woody makes a robot to help his housekeeper.

Indexer Notes

The black crow housekeeper is a racial stereotype.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale
Inks
Red Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm fed up trying to be a good gremlin all the time
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Goony Gremlin; Joe
Synopsis
Gremlin decides to be bad and cause trouble on a U.S. Air Base. He gets everything wrong.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale
Inks
Red Holmdale
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy! What a day for fishing!
Genre
humor
Characters
Willy the Wise Guy; Buzzy (his friend); Farmer Brown
Synopsis
Willy and Buzzy get out of mowing the lawn by using a goat.

[Country Mouse and City Mouse] (Table of Contents: 12)

Judge Owl's Fables / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Judge Owl; Maxie Mouse; Harry Mouse; Terrible Terry
Synopsis
Owl tells the story of a country mouse dreaming of being a city mouse.

Puzzles (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vivian Janicet ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Keywords
Puzzle page

Indexer Notes

Credit at bottom says VIV&TED.

How many objects in the picture start with B, a maze, and decipher the sentences.

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

Pioneer Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow! It's supposed to be done with mirrors!!"]
    Super Duck
  2. 1. ["In 15 minutes - play this clarinet harmonet"]
    Popular Music League
  3. 2. ["Oh, boy! I'm going to have some victory garden, and now's the time to start!"]
    Super Duck
  4. 3. Do You Know?
  5. 4. ["To defeat an enemy, always consider his speed and strength"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  6. 5. MLJ Leads the Way
  7. 6. ["What's this, what's this, my friend the mouse, is cornered here, right in my house!"]
    Snuggy the Bug in the Rug
  8. 7. Super-Duck the Bombadier
    Super Duck
  9. 8. ["You know Fido - there's lots of honey in the forest and we're going to find some!"]
    Li'l Chief Bugaboo
  10. 9. ["This is too much work - what I needs is a helper!"]
    Woody the Woodpecker
  11. 10. ["I'm fed up trying to be a good gremlin all the time"]
    Goony the Gremlin
  12. 11. ["Oh boy! What a day for fishing!"]
    Willy the Wise Guy
  13. 12. [Country Mouse and City Mouse]
    Judge Owl's Fables
  14. 13. Puzzles
  15. 14. ["Be popular - Learn the newest dances in 5 days... or no cost!"]
    Pioneer Publications
  16. 15. ["Free 150 power microscope with this offer"]
    Metro Publications
  17. 16. ["Free with this offer!"]
    Pickwick Co.
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