(March 1959)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Nine times a year in February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November, and December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
John L. Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden & Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Archie, are you sure that dollar's worth of gas you bought is enough?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
gasoline

Silence is Golden (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie try to con Jughead into buying pens that write underwater. The catch is, they only write underwater.
Reprints:

X Marks the Spot (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie fight over who will watch Leroy while the other takes Veronica on a date.

Petal Pushers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie gets a job at Finster's Flower Shop and Reggie has him deliver flowers to places like Midge's house.
Reprints:

Insultingly Yours (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie tells Jughead of the insult Reggie gave him.

["Archie quarter comics have laugh appeal."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Katy Keene; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones (all on covers except for Archie)
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Archie quarter comics.

Ought-To Biography (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie reads "What 75 Million Women Want", and Reggie takes the book to see if they spelled his name correctly.

Highway Robbery (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie gets a ticket.

["The movies have their Oscars!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tells the reader that Archie Comics won a Maggie award.

School Daze! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pals 'N' Gals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Midge; Tommy
Synopsis:
Archie and his friends have humorous incidents at school.

["The Archie Series Revue"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey; Bill Woggon (among others)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Katy Keene; Wilbur Wilkin; Pat The Brat; Super Duck
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Archie Comics titles.

Barking Up the Wrong Three! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Kim (Moose's dog)
Synopsis:
Moose tries to teach his dog to add.
Reprints:

Inside Information (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead tells Reggie about lion-tamers.
Reprints:

Achie Club News (Table of Contents)

Archie Club / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reports from the members of the Archie Club.

Cured Ham (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
When Veronica learns that Archie and Betty have the leads in a play, she tries to make Betty's cold worse than it is so she can take Betty's part.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, are you sure that dollar's worth of gas you bought is enough?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Silence is Golden
    Archie
  3. 2. X Marks the Spot
    Archie
  4. 3. Petal Pushers
    Archie
  5. 4. Insultingly Yours
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Archie quarter comics have laugh appeal."]
    Archie
  7. 6. Ought-To Biography
    Reggie
  8. 7. Highway Robbery
    Archie
  9. 8. ["The movies have their Oscars!"]
    Archie
  10. 9. School Daze!
    Archie's Pals 'N' Gals
  11. 10. ["The Archie Series Revue"]
    Archie
  12. 11. Barking Up the Wrong Three!
    Archie
  13. 12. Inside Information
    Jughead
  14. 13. Achie Club News
    Archie Club
  15. 14. Cured Ham
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
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