(September 1947)

Archie, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1947-07-01
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
Check please!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the covers of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #15, and Laugh Comics Digest #8

Bulletin No. 41 (Table of Contents: 1)

Shield G-Man Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

"Joe Higgins" lists the addresses of children who want to be pen-pals.

The Mix Up (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie is sent to the drugstore, he gets his Dad's indigestion pills mixed up with his Mom's shampoo and hair tonic, and Jughead's glue.
Reprints

Pep Contest Page (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

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

Katy Keene / comic story / 6.67 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
Isn't it wonderful, Sis, to be so popular?
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Eddie McCracken
Synopsis
Eddie McCracken gets into trouble when a mannequin he is taking to Katy gets confused for a real woman.

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

Katy Keene / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Drugs For Death (Table of Contents: 6)

The Shield and Dusty / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Shield [Joe Higgins]; Dusty; Ted Kennedy; Judy Mason; "Mozart" Deegan
Synopsis
The Shield and Dusty the Boy Detective investigate a narcotics ring.

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

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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
When Talbert Twiddle goes duck hunting, anything can happen...
Characters
Talbert Twiddle; Tootsie Twiddle; Fido; Tommy (cat)
Synopsis
Talbert Twiddle and his dog Fido go duck hunting.

Sink or Swim (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie dreams of adventure while undergoing an operation on his appendix.
Reprints

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

Gloomy Gus the Homeless Ghost / 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
I guess I'll have no luck in this place either...
Characters
Gloomy Gus; Gabby; Flip O'Toole
Synopsis
Gloomy Gus takes the body of a swim instructor whose students have a habit of holding him underwater.

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

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's no use, L'il Jinx!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
L'il Jinx; Bill Bubblegum; Mrs. Bubblegum; Miss Flatt
Synopsis
L'il Jinx's parents try to get L'il Jinx to learn the violin.

Indexer Notes

Story logo and dialogue spell L'il Jinx differently.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Check please!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bulletin No. 41
    Shield G-Man Club
  3. 2. The Mix Up
    Archie
  4. 3. Pep Contest Page
  5. 4. ["Isn't it wonderful, Sis, to be so popular?"]
    Katy Keene
  6. 5. ["Watch for Katy Keene, the Pin-Up Queen..."]
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. Drugs For Death
    The Shield and Dusty
  8. 7. ["Oh boy! Betty and Veronica are dream girls all right..."]
    Archie
  9. 8. ["When Talbert Twiddle goes duck hunting, anything can happen..."]
    The Twiddles
  10. 9. Sink or Swim
    Archie
  11. 10. ["I guess I'll have no luck in this place either..."]
    Gloomy Gus the Homeless Ghost
  12. 11. ["It's no use, L'il Jinx!"]
    Li'l Jinx
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