(July-August 1947)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
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

[Love is funny...I always thought I couldn't possibly fall for a boy who wasn't handsome!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:
Keywords:
lovers' carved initials

Musclebound Madness (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Oswald Van Dyke III (Veronica's cousin, introduction); Sampson (introduction)
Synopsis:
Archie heads to the gym to bulk up after he makes plans to go to the beach with Veronica and her muscular cousin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Archie nudity panels

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Puzzle Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

crossword puzzle

["Hey gang! Get a load of what goes with Archie in Pep Comics..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Three's a Crowd (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Penny (Veronica's cousin, introduction); Penny's sisters (Veronica's cousins; introduction)
Synopsis:
Archie gets stuck babysitting Veronica's triplet cousins.
Reprints:

["Archie! Take that disgusting thing away..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ferdinand (a mouse, introduction)
Synopsis:
Archie brings a mouse to school, with the expected results.
Reprints:

Photo-Finish (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
A dog gets in the way of Archie's entries in the newspaper beauty contest.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Other Vigoda are signed. Jim Ludwig does not think this story is Vigoda 10/08

["He's a pippin, a dandy, he's cockeyed and he's bandy, he's...Superduck the cockeyed wonder..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Super Duck / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Crossword puzzle, Eternal tiangle and Scrambled animals

["From whence do all homely women come?"] (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Tattle Tale / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Archie (Hollywood report)celebrity news and gossip. Features a piece about Ronald Reagan's marriage to Jane Wyman.

["Hubba hubba, Betty!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irving Novick (signed I.N.)
Inks:
Irving Novick (signed I.N.)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (cameo); Fosdick Montgomery Thwaite, Jr. (introduction)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica go to the beach and fight over men.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bus on page 2 has MLJ Bus Lines written on the side. Shorten's Beach is a reference to editor Harry Shorten.

Water, Water, Everywhere (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Stinky (introduction)
Synopsis:
Archie tries to water the lawn.
Reprints:

["She's sugar! She's spice! She's everything nice!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Katy Keene / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Love is funny...I always thought I couldn't possibly fall for a boy who wasn't handsome!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Musclebound Madness
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Archie Puzzle Page
  4. 3. ["Hey gang! Get a load of what goes with Archie in Pep Comics..."]
    Archie
  5. 4. Three's a Crowd
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Archie! Take that disgusting thing away..."]
    Archie
  7. 6. Photo-Finish
    Archie
  8. 7. ["He's a pippin, a dandy, he's cockeyed and he's bandy, he's...Superduck the cockeyed wonder..."]
    Super Duck
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Puzzle Page
  10. 9. ["From whence do all homely women come?"]
    Hollywood Tattle Tale
  11. 10. ["Hubba hubba, Betty!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Water, Water, Everywhere
    Archie
  13. 12. ["She's sugar! She's spice! She's everything nice!"]
    Katy Keene
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