(May-June 1944)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
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 (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The gang plants pumpkin seeds with unexpected results.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gardening; watering cans

Veronica pin-up (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
A Veronica 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 Veronica hanging up and admiring pictures of Archie on her wall.
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Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

Introductory Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Oscar (Archie's dog); Veronica Lodge; Jasper; Dawn Dove
Synopsis:
Six panels portraying scenes from the issue's stories.
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Friday the 13th (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica's doctor; Gabby; Dr. Bleed M. Enwepe (introduction)
Synopsis:
On Friday the 13th, Archie gets punched by Reggie and goes home to clean up. Meanwhile, Jughead tells Miss Grundy Archie is absent due to a toothache. When Miss Grundy tells Mrs. Andrews, Mrs. Andrews mistakes Archie's bruise for the toothache. Archie ends up at the hospital and nearly goes into surgery when he lies down in another patient's bed.
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Indexer Notes

2nd appearance of Gabby, the town blabbermouth.

Archie Is Good for What Ails You! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

Promo for the Archie Andrews radio show on WOR (710 AM).

How To Win Friends and Influence Bee-ple (Table of Contents)

Bumbie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Elmer (introduction); Belle (introduction)

The Ghoul of Riverdale (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie reads a horror story while alone and begins to imagine thnigs.
Reprints:

Mom's Birthday (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
It's Mrs. Andrews's birthday. While shopping, Mrs. Andrews sees Mr. Andrews watching another woman model a coat. It turns out that the girl was Betty and the coat was a birthday present for Mrs. Andrews.
Reprints:

Do You Know (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Ed Goggin

Synopsis:
One page of facts you should know

[Jump, Archie, Jump!] (Table of Contents)

Oscar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Oscar (Archie's dog); Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tries to train Oscar and his dog friends to perform various tasks.
Reprints:

Cubby the Bear Promo (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)


Characters:
Cubby the Bear
Synopsis:
One page promo announcing the return of the character next issue

Archie's Puzzles (Table of Contents)

activity / pages (report information)


Synopsis:
One page of puzzles

Zoot Suit Zombie (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Moe (introduction); Miss Bevans (introduction)
Synopsis:
While wearing a zoot suit, Archie stains Mr. Andrews's pants. Archie leaves his zoot suit and goes to get his dad new pants. However, Archie doesn't come back and Mr. Andrews is left to work the office in his underwear. He eventually goes home in the zoot suit.
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["The Tappa Haffa Keg sorority..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo); Mr. Weatherbee; Sally Green (introduction); Kappa Tappa Keg sorority (introduction); Jasper (professor, introduction); Lucifer (professor, introduction)
Synopsis:
Veronica and Betty nearly get into trouble by Professors Jasper and Lucifer for setting up a date bureau. However, Betty shows the professors some elderly women available for dating. Since they don't exist, Betty and Veronica dress up as the women and date the professors.
Reprints:

The Hollywood Bondadiers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Bobby (introduction); Dawn Dove (introduction); Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis:
Bobby lets Archie date his Hollywood cousin Dawn. Unfortunately, Dawn is not as attractive as it sounds.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Veronica pin-up
  3. 2. Introductory Page
    Archie
  4. 3. Friday the 13th
    Archie
  5. 4. Archie Is Good for What Ails You!
  6. 5. How To Win Friends and Influence Bee-ple
    Bumbie
  7. 6. The Ghoul of Riverdale
  8. 7. Mom's Birthday
    Archie
  9. 8. Do You Know
  10. 9. [Jump, Archie, Jump!]
    Oscar
  11. 10. Cubby the Bear Promo
  12. 11. Archie's Puzzles
  13. 12. Zoot Suit Zombie
    Archie
  14. 13. ["The Tappa Haffa Keg sorority..."]
    Veronica and Betty
  15. 14. The Hollywood Bondadiers
    Archie
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