(March-April 1944)

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.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
funhouse mirrors

[Jughead pin-up] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Letters:
Harry Sahle

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
A Jughead pin-up. It is part of a series of five character portraits that ran in Archie Comics (Archie, 1942 series) #6-10. This one features Jughead carrying textbooks while being chased by a dog.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[preview page] (Table of Contents)

Archie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Souphead; Grandpa Andrews; Oscar (Archie's dog); Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie and his friends ride through the countryside and see billboards promoting the issue's stories.
Reprints:

Double Date (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie accidentally ends up with two dates on the same night and he tries to keep them both.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Betty and Veronica are definitely rivals for Archie now!

["Hocus pocus! Hocuspocus!"] (Table of Contents)

Bumbie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Bumbie; Buzzie (Bumbie's nephew); Hocus; Pocus

Oscar Pulls a Boner (Table of Contents)

Oscar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Oscar; Mr. Whipple (introduction); Mrs. Whipple (introduction); Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Oscar causes trouble due to the amount of food he consumes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title from contents page.

Ration Trouble (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Tim Paine; Tom Paine
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica go to a party and think they're dating the same boy. However, the boys are identical twins.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title from contents page; nothing to do w/ rationing

Archie's Victory Garden (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Curley Cole
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tries to make watering the plants easier.
Reprints:

Archie and Grandpa (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Grandpa Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Grandpa Andrews goes with Archie on his picnic.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Not the same Grandpa Andrews as the one in Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #22 and #23.

["I've got to rush this first aid kit..."] (Table of Contents)

Cubby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cubby

Quiz Kid (Table of Contents)

Li'l Souphead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Souphead Jones; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Prof. Albert Birdbrain (introduction)
Synopsis:
Souphead claims he can solve any problem, so Archie challenges him to find a way to get Reggie away from Veronica.
Reprints:

Time Trouble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie breaks one of Mr. Weatherbee's clocks and tries to replace it.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Jughead pin-up]
  3. 2. [preview page]
    Archie
  4. 3. Double Date
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Hocus pocus! Hocuspocus!"]
    Bumbie
  6. 5. Oscar Pulls a Boner
    Oscar
  7. 6. Ration Trouble
    Veronica and Betty
  8. 7. Archie's Victory Garden
    Archie
  9. 8. Archie and Grandpa
    Archie
  10. 9. ["I've got to rush this first aid kit..."]
    Cubby
  11. 10. Quiz Kid
    Li'l Souphead
  12. 11. Time Trouble
    Archie
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