(Fall 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 the Cockeyed Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Terry Woik Szenics [as Woik]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just a minute, Bud!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck

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

Knickerbocker Pub. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(Sob) Oooh this is terrible!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Cousin Wolfred; The Wolf
Synopsis
An unnamed wolf gets kicked out of the Wolf Club for being unable to catch a duck. He tries to regain membership by capturing Super Duck.

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

Jolly Jingles' Animated Cartoon / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ellis Chambers [as HC] (signed)
Inks
Ellis Chambers [as HC] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ellis Chambers (signed)
Inks
Ellis Chambers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hate winter!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Trouble (a dog); Joe
Synopsis
Trouble goes to great lengths to escape the cold of winter.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ellis Chambers [as HC] (signed)
Inks
Ellis Chambers [as HC] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those Japs!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Snuggy; King Bugg; Japanese beetles; Captain Earthworm
Synopsis
Snuggy leads an attack on invading Japanese beetles.

The Guardian Angel (Table of Contents: 6)

Super Duck / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Duck; Super Duck's sister; Super Duck's twin nephews; The Wolf
Synopsis
A rebus story about Super Duck taking his nephews swimming.

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

L'il Chief Bugaboo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You go on!
Genre
humor
Characters
L'il Chief Bugaboo; Fido
Synopsis
L'il Chief Bugaboo and Fido go hunting to prove that Bugaboo is a warrior.

Indexer Notes

Possibly done by two different artists.

The Rainmakers (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody; Sleepy
Synopsis
Woody and Sleepy invent a rain machine to end the drought in Dusty Valley.

Indexer Notes

Not the Walter Lantz character.

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

Bumbie the Bee-tective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey you!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bumbie; The Mad Monk; Mr. Comic Book
Synopsis
Bumbie fights a comic book villain.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Willie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Willy; Buzzy; Mr. McGuff
Synopsis
Willy and Buzzy shovel snow.

Indexer Notes

Both Willy and Willie are used in this story. Also, this story is done in a different style than other Willy stories. This one is more realistic while the other is more cartoony.

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

Judge Owl's Fables / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ellis Chambers [as HC] (signed)
Inks
Ellis Chambers [as HC] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Judge Owl!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Judge Owl; unnamed birds; Big Bad Wolf [Wonder Wolf]; Three Little Pigs
Synopsis
The Big Bad Wolf tells what really happened to the Three Little Pigs.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember-I want this yard cleaned up today!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Baba; Baba's friends; Baba's mom
Synopsis
Baba fools his friends and pays the price.

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How a 97-lb. Weakling Became the "World's Most Perfectly Developed Man" (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fun Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Just a minute, Bud!"]
    Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder
  2. 1. ["It's fun to draw"]
    Knickerbocker Pub. Co.
  3. 2. ["(Sob) Oooh this is terrible!"]
    Super Duck the Cockeyed Wonder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jolly Jingles' Animated Cartoon
  5. 4. ["I hate winter!"]
    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
  6. 5. ["Those Japs!"]
    Snuggy the Bug In the Rug
  7. 6. The Guardian Angel
    Super Duck
  8. 7. ["You go on!"]
    L'il Chief Bugaboo
  9. 8. The Rainmakers
    Woody the Woodpecker and Sleepy the Crow
  10. 9. ["Hey you!"]
    Bumbie the Bee-tective
  11. 10. ["Hey, Willie!"]
    Willy The Wise Guy
  12. 11. ["Judge Owl!"]
    Judge Owl's Fables
  13. 12. ["Remember-I want this yard cleaned up today!"]
    Baba the Black Sheep
  14. 13. ["Free with this offer 33 power telescope lens kit"]
    Metro Publications
  15. 14. How a 97-lb. Weakling Became the "World's Most Perfectly Developed Man"
    Charles Atlas
  16. 15. ["Amuse & amaze friends with the library of fun"]
    Fun Industries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Luke A.
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Tom Sager