(May 1947)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
On-sale date
1947-03-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch your hat & coat and girl friend
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics #119

[The Raffle Ticket] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie hides his winning raffle ticket in an old picture frame and has to find it after his mom sells the picture.

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

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Woggon (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ankles aweigh--er--I mean anchors aweigh...
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Skipper Mason
Synopsis
Katy Keene and Sis go to Skipper Mason in search of a story they can send in to Shorten's Short Story Book.

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

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

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

Shield / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bailey! Wake up! Durn your hide!
Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; Ping Bailey; Mr. Crusty
Synopsis
An aspiring newspaper reporter named Ping Bailey leads the Shield and Dusty to an illegal liquor racket.

Pep Comics Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Willy! Wait up!
Characters
Willy
Synopsis
Willy gets an advertising job.

Hollywood Gossip (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Hollywood and movie news.

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

Gloomy Gus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, shed a tear for Gloomy Gus...
Characters
Gloomy Gus; Gabby
Synopsis
Gloomy Gus travels down to Earth and inhabits a Houdini-like magician's body.

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

The Twiddles / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Woggon (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buy a New Car!
Characters
Talbert Twiddle; Tootsie Twiddle; Gramps Twiddle
Synopsis
The Twiddles get a sleek new car.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Watch your hat & coat and girl friend"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [The Raffle Ticket]
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Ankles aweigh--er--I mean anchors aweigh..."]
    Katy Keene
  4. 3. ["If it's an Archie magazine, it's the best!"]
  5. 4. ["Bailey! Wake up! Durn your hide!"]
    Shield
  6. 5. Pep Comics Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Hey Willy! Wait up!"]
    Willy the Wise-Guy
  8. 7. Hollywood Gossip
  9. 8. ["Oh, shed a tear for Gloomy Gus..."]
    Gloomy Gus
  10. 9. ["Buy a New Car!"]
    The Twiddles
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