(March-April 1946)

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

First issue to be published under the Archie Comics brand.


["The only reason I eat here..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints:
Keywords:
dining; restaurants; waitresses

Archie Proudly Presents (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fagaly ?
Inks:
Al Fagaly ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Table of contents for the issue.
Reprints:

Mom's Birthday (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Mr. Andrews try to make Mrs. Andrews a stone fireplace for her birthday, but they run into some trouble along the way.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Al Fagaly, but art style is clearly Vigoda's.

The Strong Man (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Prof. Stupo (intro.)
Synopsis:
Archie buys some muscle-growing pills from a quack doctor and tries to fight Reggie.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Al Fagaly, but changed for reasons stated above.

What Price Friendship! (Table of Contents)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Stinky Davis
Synopsis:
Archie moves heaven and earth to scrape up $5 for Jughead.
Reprints:

["Some crust!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks:
Pen Shumaker (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Betty & Veronica cause some trouble in the boys-only aviation training room.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mr. Weatherbee's initials (W. W.) revealed.

It Ain't Hay! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Farmer Jones (intro)
Synopsis:
Reggie and Veronica try to sabotage Archie's hayride.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Al Fagaly, but changed for reasons stated above.

[Howdy, podnuh!] (Table of Contents)

Dotty and Ditto / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
GS: Dickie Kahl

Christmas Story (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie goes skiing with Veronica and ends up going down the slope backwards.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story previously appeared in Jackpot Comics #7. Changes include the replacement of the introduction with the title.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The only reason I eat here..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. Archie Proudly Presents
    Archie
  3. 2. Mom's Birthday
    Archie
  4. 3. The Strong Man
    Archie
  5. 4. What Price Friendship!
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Some crust!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. It Ain't Hay!
    Archie
  8. 7. [Howdy, podnuh!]
    Dotty and Ditto
  9. 8. Christmas Story
    Archie
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