(September-October 1943)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
?
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
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

Issue Notes

Credits from reprints in Archie Archives (Dark Horse, 2011 series) #2


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
plug for Archie radio show on cover
Reprints:
Keywords:
acting; radio broadcasts; radio microphones; radio plays

Indexer Notes

Inks credit verified in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

[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:
A typeset table of contents for the issue. Features a small poem about the troubles the editors went through to bring the reader laughs.

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.

What's Cooking In This Issue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie is drawn as a comic book artist holding up the preview page.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

preview page

Circus Serenade (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Zoltan Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Bingle B. Bungling (introduction); Gumbo (an elephant, introduction)
Synopsis:
Archie wreaks havoc on Bingle B. Bungling's circus.
Reprints:

Spring Fever (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin [as Goggin] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Sahle [as Sahle] (signed)
Inks:
Janice Valleau [as Ginger] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Souphead (introduction); Veronica Lodge; Mr. Curdle (introduction)
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews forecasts the weather and Jughead and Archie end up in swimming trunks during a snowstorm.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Souphead, Jughead's younger cousin.

Swing It, Bee-thoven (Table of Contents)

Bumbie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
I: Bee-thoven; V: Seams Taylor (I)

Oscar the Watch-Dog (?) (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Sahle
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Janice Valleau (Ginger)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Oscar (Archie's dog); Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews wants Archie to sell Oscar because he eats too much.
Reprints:

Jughead and Souphead (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Clem Weisbacker
Inks:
Zoltan Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Souphead
Synopsis:
Jughead plays Cops and Robbers with Souphead and his friends.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

more of a Jughead story

Archie the Fixer (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Gorman
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Archie

Cubby Hangs a Picture (Table of Contents)

Cubby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

contents page title

Glamour In White (Table of Contents)

Veronica and Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Sahle
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Janice Valleau (Ginger)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nurse Grady (introduction); Dr. Cueball (introduction); Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica take jobs at the same hospital when Archie is there.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Rivalry heats up.

Birthday Blues (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Janice Valleau (Ginger)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Oscar (Archie's dog); Mulligan (introduction); Eustace (introduction)
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews goes to the department store to find out why his folding chair won't open.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

more a Pop Andrews story

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  3. 2. What's Cooking In This Issue
    Archie
  4. 3. Circus Serenade
    Archie
  5. 4. Spring Fever
    Archie
  6. 5. Swing It, Bee-thoven
    Bumbie
  7. 6. Oscar the Watch-Dog (?)
    Archie
  8. 7. Jughead and Souphead
    Archie
  9. 8. Archie the Fixer
    Archie
  10. 9. Cubby Hangs a Picture
    Cubby
  11. 10. Glamour In White
    Veronica and Betty
  12. 11. Birthday Blues
    Archie
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