(Spring 1943)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
64
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
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

["Where were we supposed to make that turn, Veronica?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks:
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles; jalopies

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Typeset table of contents for the issue, with a small article stating that reader response to Issue 1 was amazing.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Weirdly, this did not appear in Dark Horse's Archie Archives, but did in the reprint on the Archie digital app.

A Prevue of "Archie's Troubles" (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica introduce the issue's stories with art from each story.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

title from contents page; preview page

Archie the Athlete (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mr. Gleenbore (introduction); Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie decides to join the rifle club but Betty thinks he's signing up for track. So, Archie goes to the track meet while Jughead goes to the rifle club meeting. It turns out that Jughead has excellent aim, but because he is posing as Archie, it is believed that Archie is the one with good aim.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mantle spelled as Mantel in this story.

The Mad Hypnotist (Table of Contents)

Cubby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
V: The Mad Hypnotist (I)

Sir Archibald of the Round Table (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie goes to the history prom as a knight. He falls asleep and dreams of having to rescue Lady Veronica from the Mad Monk (Mr. Weatherbee). Archie awakes but thinks he is still dreaming and holds Mr. Weatherbee at swordpoint.
Reprints:

Archie's Secret Weapon (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kobold Keep
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie invents the electromagneticsupervelocitysodiumchlorideprojector and tests it on the Riverdale Chowder and Marching Society, thinking they are Nazis.
Reprints:

The Case of the Missing Page (Table of Contents)

Bumbie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
GS: Joe Edwards; Harry Shorten; Bob Montana; GA: Archie (cameo); V: The Mad Hatter (I)

A Hunting We Will Go (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's homemade alarm wakes up everyone-except him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

title from contents page
An Archie Short

The Big Apple (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Veronica Goes To Town (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica causes chaos wherever she goes while she shops for new nail polish, claiming that no one notices her with the polish she's wearing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st Veronica solo story

Meet the Editor (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scott Feldman
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Harry Shorten

The Fable of the Spider and the Fly (Table of Contents)

Judge Owl's Fables / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
I: Slinky Spider; Freddie Fly

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Poor Fish (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Oscar
Synopsis:
Archie, Mr. Andrews, and Oscar go hunting for ducks.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Where were we supposed to make that turn, Veronica?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  3. 2. A Prevue of "Archie's Troubles"
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie the Athlete
    Archie
  5. 4. The Mad Hypnotist
    Cubby
  6. 5. Sir Archibald of the Round Table
    Archie
  7. 6. Archie's Secret Weapon
    Archie
  8. 7. The Case of the Missing Page
    Bumbie
  9. 8. A Hunting We Will Go
    Archie
  10. 9. The Big Apple
    Squoimy the Woim
  11. 10. Veronica Goes To Town
    Veronica
  12. 11. Meet the Editor
  13. 12. The Fable of the Spider and the Fly
    Judge Owl's Fables
  14. 13. Poor Fish
    Archie
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