(July-August 1944)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

["Boy! If the old battle-axe could only see herself now!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Reprints:
Keywords:
art; chalk boards; drawings

Indexer Notes

First cover appearance of Miss Grundy.

Introductory Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Oscar (Archie's dog); Fred Andrews; Bumbie The Bee-tective; Cubby The Bear
Synopsis:
Page contains panels introducing the five Archie stories, the "new and interesting" Archie's Hobby Page and Archie's Magic Page, and the funny animal features.
Reprints:

Archie the Caveman (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Arch-ee (caveman, introduction); Grun-di (cavewoman, introduction); Veronica (as cavewoman, introduction); Jughead (as caveman, introduction); King Bee [Weatherbee] (as caveman, introduction); Reg-gie (caveman, introduction); Betty (as cavewoman, introdution); Oscar (as dinosaur, introduction)
Synopsis:
A day in the life of teenage caveman Arch-ee and his friends.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

first "alternate Archie" story
Harry Sahle wrote a note at the end asking if readers liked this kind of story.

Archie's Hobby Page (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Ed Goggin
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
John Arden describes his hobby of stamp collecting, Bobby Wainwright discusses his name meaning hobby, and Rose Shorten talks about her hobby of collecting insects.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of feature.
Rose Shorten probably related to editor Harry Shorten.

Archie's Water-Proofing Solution (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin; Harry Sahle
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Gabby; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie waterproofs the girls' dresses. Unfortunately, water makes the dresses shrink and when the sprinkler system goes off at the dance, chaos ensues.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Another appearance of Gabby, the town blabbermouth.

[Oh, boy! Spending my vacation on this farm...] (Table of Contents)

Cubby / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Archie Mails a Letter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has trouble mailing a letter to Veronica.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated "rebus" story

Archie's Magic Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Goggin
Pencils:
Ed Goggin
Inks:
Ed Goggin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie performs magic tricks at Betty's birthday party.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story

April Fool (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Thinking Archie is pulling a April Fool's joke, Mr. Andrews throws a box from the attic outside. Unfortunately, it contained his love letters to Mrs. Andrews and Mr. Andrews must go around town and find them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

story takes place Apr. 1, 1944

[Lame-brain! Dimwit!] (Table of Contents)

Bumbie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Red Holmdale
Inks:
Red Holmdale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Beetle (introduction); Mumble (introduction); Jumble (introduction)

[And now, girls, we'll have Miss Veronica...] (Table of Contents)

Veronica and Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Dr. George; Miss Neill (introduction)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are taking first-aid classes and decide to try out some methods on Archie.
Reprints:

Fresh Cement, Keep Off (Table of Contents)

Oscar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Oscar (Archie's dog); sidewalk paver
Synopsis:
The sidewalk paver tries to keep Oscar from walking through the wet cement.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Boy! If the old battle-axe could only see herself now!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Introductory Page
    Archie
  3. 2. Archie the Caveman
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie's Hobby Page
  5. 4. Archie's Water-Proofing Solution
    Archie
  6. 5. [Oh, boy! Spending my vacation on this farm...]
    Cubby
  7. 6. Archie Mails a Letter
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie's Magic Page
    Archie
  9. 8. April Fool
    Archie
  10. 9. [Lame-brain! Dimwit!]
    Bumbie
  11. 10. [And now, girls, we'll have Miss Veronica...]
    Veronica and Betty
  12. 11. Fresh Cement, Keep Off
    Oscar
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