(Winter 1942)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
64
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
An MLJ Publication
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden & Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Isn't Archie a wonderful skater?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints:
Keywords:
ice; ice skating; winter

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

table of contents, inside front cover

Who's Who In Riverdale (Table of Contents)

Archie / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Introduction to the main cast of characters.
Reprints:

Prom Pranks (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana ?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Lodge; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. McQuiggan; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie fantasizes as he writes Veronica an invitation to the prom. After asking Betty to the prom ,he learns that Jughead mailed the letter. Veronica accepts the invitation and Archie has to juggle two dates at the prom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Contradicts Veronica's origin in Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #26.
Appearance of Crown Soda Shop, the precursor to Pop's.

That Old Oaken Bucket (Table of Contents)

Cubby the Bear / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cubby
Synopsis:
Cubby goes to get a bucket of water for his mom but encounters many distractions along the way.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

title from contents page

Train Trouble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana ?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Elmer Q. Pluggett (introduction)
Synopsis:
Archie takes a train trip and causes lots of trouble for salesman Elmer Q. Pluggett.
Reprints:

That $$#":@!!! Telegram (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Feldman
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Crime Wave In Bugland (Table of Contents)

Bumbie the Bee-tective / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bumbie
Synopsis:
In order to be a bee-tective, Bumbie needs to find his first case.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

title from contents page

Pancakes In a Blackout (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana ?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is cooking pancakes when the air raid siren goes off -- he has to turn off all the lights in the house and keep his pancakes from burning at the same time!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An Archie Short

Roses Are Red (Table of Contents)

Squoimy the Woim / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Squoimy; Annabelle; Moe Squito
Synopsis:
Squoimy has written a poem for Annabelle, but that bully Moe Squito keeps trying to get her attention.
Reprints:

The Case of the Missing Mistletoe! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana ?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Judy Price (introduction); Jughead Jones; Jerry Price (introduction)
Synopsis:
Judy Price, a new girl in town, invites Archie to her Christmas party, but she doesn't tell him she has a twin sister, which leads to several mixups.
Reprints:

Meet Bob Montana (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Cord Elliott
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Bob Montana bio

Slow and Steady Wins the Race (Table of Contents)

Judge Owl's Fables / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Judge Owl; Speedy Rabbit; Torty Tortoise (introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Speedy wants to win the race for the reputation of all rabbits everyehere, but he keeps getting distracted.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

title from contents page

Jughead's Day (Table of Contents)

Archie Featuring Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana ?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie wants Jughead to substitute for an injured player in their hockey game, but Jughead just knows that he'll end up getting hurt. Jughead does it anyway and when he gets hit with hockey sticks, he has nightmares about Archie.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

title from contents page

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Isn't Archie a wonderful skater?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. Who's Who In Riverdale
    Archie
  4. 3. Prom Pranks
    Archie
  5. 4. That Old Oaken Bucket
    Cubby the Bear
  6. 5. Train Trouble
    Archie
  7. 6. That $$#":@!!! Telegram
    Archie
  8. 7. Crime Wave In Bugland
    Bumbie the Bee-tective
  9. 8. Pancakes In a Blackout
    Archie
  10. 9. Roses Are Red
    Squoimy the Woim
  11. 10. The Case of the Missing Mistletoe!
    Archie
  12. 11. Meet Bob Montana
  13. 12. Slow and Steady Wins the Race
    Judge Owl's Fables
  14. 13. Jughead's Day
    Archie Featuring Jughead
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