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Meet Corliss Archer (1948) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Meet Corliss Archer (1948) 1

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    Cover art by Al Feldstein. "Puppy Love," script and art by Al Feldstein; Upset with her mother's refusal to let her go to the movies until she completes an essay for school, Corliss writes a spiteful essay about her mother; Later, after watching her dog tend to her newborn puppies, Corliss has a change of heart and rewrites the essay. "The Play's the Thing!", script and art by Al Feldstein; Corliss is bored and her parents send her next door, where she talks to Dexter while he's trying to dismantle an old car radiator. "Drowning My Sorrows" text story by Bob Brown. "Kiss and Make-up," script and art by Al Feldstein; Dexter has Raymond make some face powder for a gift for Corliss; Unfortunately, Raymond uses an insect powder recipe for a base, with disastrous results. "Dirty Work," script and art by Bob Brown; While on his way to a dance with Jill, Chris can't keep his new suit clean. This series was mentioned in the famous anti-comics book, Seduction of the Innocent. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Meet Corliss Archer (1948) 2

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    Mentioned in Seduction of the Innocent. Cover art by Al Feldstein. "The Ninfant Nuisance," script and art by Al Feldstein; Corliss writes a love letter to movie star Richard Deane; When Dexter catches her as she's writing, she tears up the letter; However, Mildred's little brother Raymond pieces the paper together and jumps to the conclusion that the letter is meant for Dicky Foster, Dexter's rival. "Double Trouble"; Corliss books singer Franky Sonora for a fund-raising dance, not realizing his appearance fee will be $2,500. "Blind Date" text story. "The Homework Hoax"; Mildred asks Corliss to go to the movies, but Corliss lies and says she has too much homework; When Dexter doesn't ask her to go to the movies, as she expected, she goes by herself and finds Dexter and Mildred there. "The Junk Heap," script and art by Bob Brown; Criss decides to trade-in his old car for another used car, but gets swindled. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Meet Corliss Archer (1948) 3

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    Stories by Al Feldstein and others. Art by Al Feldstein, Martin Filchock and Bob Brown. Cover by Al Feldstein. Teen hijinks based on the popular "Meet Corliss Archer" radio series of 1943-56. Corliss was a squeaky-clean teen comedy typical of the time, making it ironic that this comic was singled out by legendary anti-comics tome Seduction of the Innocent. A bullying lifeguard banishes Corliss's dog from the lake; Corliss has no money to get her parents an anniversary present; Corliss tries to get the librarian together with the English teacher she's infatuated with. Dog Daze; Roses & Ruses; Dames Are So Dumb; Teen Toons; Cupid Aint Stupid; Flattery and Flats. Final issue under this title; numbering continues as My Life (1948) #4. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.