(November-December 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 Magazine
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden & Silver Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Halloween (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints:
Keywords:
brooms; Halloween; jack o'lanterns; witches' hats

Indexer Notes

Halloween cover but no mention of Halloween inside.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
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 readers laughs.

Indexer Notes

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

A Preview of This Issue of Archie Comics (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Oscar (Archie's dog); Mr. Smudge; Souphead
Synopsis:
A preview of the stories in the issue.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

preview page

Second Childhood (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Jasper Punchticket (introduction); Debbie (introduction); Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
When Archie and Jughead break, and have to pay for, a record, they have no money for the train ride home. They go to a secondhand store and dress up as children so they can ride the train for free.
Reprints:

The Heavenly Mystery (Table of Contents)

Bumbie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Twinky (introduction); Mars Jr. (introduction); Mr. Sun (introduction); Father Time (introduction)

Indexer Notes

contents page title

Oscar the Prize Package (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Oscar (Archie's dog); Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie enters Oscar in a dog show. When some toothpaste makes Oscar look like a mad dog, the other contestants leave and Oscar wins the contest.
Reprints:

Jughead the Cheer Leader (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clem Weisbecker
Inks:
Zoltan Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Souphead
Synopsis:
Jughead tries out to be a cheerleader due to the good meals the cheerleaders get. While watching Souphead, he notices how Souphead has a lucky coin-and it seems to be working. Jughead takes the coin in hopes of becoming a cheerleader, but it brings him bad luck.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Preview Page title is "Souphead's Lucky Coin!".

Archie's Super-Sled (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Curley Cole
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie

Lazy Day (Table of Contents)

Cubby / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Title from contents page.

["No, no, Veronica!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Smudge (introduction)
Synopsis:
Betty & Veronica try to avoid a weird man named Mr. Smudge while flying to the Lodge estate.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Phrase "sex maniac" used possibly for first time in a comic!
Reprint credit is Harry Sahle but Sahle did not sign the story and Betty & Veronica look different than last issue's story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Halloween
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  3. 2. A Preview of This Issue of Archie Comics
    Archie
  4. 3. Second Childhood
    Archie
  5. 4. The Heavenly Mystery
    Bumbie
  6. 5. Oscar the Prize Package
    Archie
  7. 6. Jughead the Cheer Leader
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie's Super-Sled
    Archie
  9. 8. Lazy Day
    Cubby
  10. 9. ["No, no, Veronica!"]
    Betty and Veronica
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