(May-June 1958)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
nine times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden & Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Y'know, Arch,... I got a strange feeling we took a wrong turn at that last intersection!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
airplanes; airports; jalopies

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You? Comics Digest Magazine #1

Stop the Presses (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews [a.k.a "Scoop"]; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie takes pride in being a news reporter -- even if it's only for the school newspaper. But Reggie takes glee on sending "Scoop" Andrews on false leads, especially if it frees up Veronica for the night.
Keywords:
hoax; newspaper; practical joke; telephone; telephone booth

Fallen Arch's (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Moore
Inks:
Tom Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Moore

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veronica is on a diet and is walking to lose weight. Archie is forced to walk with her, and hours later tries to convince her to have a soda at Pops. She weighs herself on a vending weight and fortune machine, but changes her mind about the soda when she reads the fortune.
Keywords:
diet; sodas; walking; weight and fortune machine

The Old Bawl Game (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie learns that Veronica is sick and races to her side, barreling into Betty in the process. Betty and Reggie decide to get back at the two lovebirds by putting onion juice in Veronica's vaporizer, which causes both Veronica and Archie to bawl uncontrollably.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crying; food blender; hamburgers; onions; vaporizer

Indexer Notes

credits taken from the reprint

Out of This World! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Sorry, Wrong Number (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Gladys Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead gives Archie a math puzzle to work out. But when Archie tells his father the puzzle, Fred becomes obsessed with the finding out the answer, and hunts for Jughead all over town.
Keywords:
lawn mowing; movie theater; puzzle

In a Breeze! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx chases after a man's hat that blew off his head on a windy day.
Keywords:
hat; nickel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor ? (illustration)
Inks:
Dexter Taylor ? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Charlotte Meloney (New York, N.Y.) for article on teacher exchange program. Second prize of $2.00 to Kay Cyrus (Lebanon, Mo.) for article on her Girls Auxiliary. Third prize of $2.00 to Bernice Moench (Craigmyle, Alberta, Canada) for article on her class corresponding with Korean pen pals. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Sandra Shenkaruk (Detroit, Mich.) for article on her hobby of collecting tropical fish. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Carol Dine (Chestnut Hill, Mass) for article on caring for an injured bird. Sixth prize of $1.00 to Carol Schrock (Bristol, Ind.) for poem about Indiana. Seventh prize of $1.00 to Gwendolyn Kennedy (New York, N.Y.) for article on dressmaking.

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

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

Poison Pen Pals (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Someone is writing anonymous poison pen letters to the students at Riverdale High, signing them "The Phantom".
Keywords:
jealousy

["Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery"!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

White Cloverine Brand Salve; Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Y'know, Arch,... I got a strange feeling we took a wrong turn at that last intersection!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Stop the Presses
    Archie
  3. 2. Fallen Arch's
    Archie
  4. 3. The Old Bawl Game
    Archie
  5. 4. Out of This World!
    Archie Annual
  6. 5. Sorry, Wrong Number
    Archie
  7. 6. In a Breeze!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Poison Pen Pals
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery"!"]
    White Cloverine Brand Salve; Wilson Chemical Co.
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