(January-February 1948)

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

["Is it broken, doctor?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints:
Keywords:
beds; doctors; stethoscopes

Patch As Patch Can (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
It's Patch Day once again, when the girls get their Patch Hop dates by sewing patches on boys' pants. And when Archie rips his pants while escaping from an undesirable girl, he ends up hiding in Riverdale High with ripped pants - and then no pants!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Patch Day; school dance; sewing

Indexer Notes

2nd Patch Day story. An early prototype of Big Ethel appears in the story, but is not mentioned by name.

["You can't beat him for laughs!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Archie's Hollywood Quiz Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Herbert "Red" Holmdale (signed)
Pencils:
Herbert "Red" Holmdale (signed)
Inks:
Herbert "Red" Holmdale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Herbert "Red" Holmdale (signed)

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Reprints:

The Grid Kid (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Coach Piffle
Synopsis:
Archie's antics at the football tryouts cause bodily harm for Coach Piffle. Later, Archie accidentally wins the football game for Riverdale.
Reprints:
Keywords:
football; touchdown

Indexer Notes

Coach Piffle is the latest in a line of Coach Kleats prototypes.

["First she loves him, then she hates him...that's our Wilbur!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Archie Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Reprints:

The Battle of the Jitterbugs (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When Veronica says that girls are better than boys at dancing, Reggie sets up a jitterbug contest that pits himself and Archie against Betty and Veronica.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cross-dressing; dance; jitterbug

Hollywood Tattle Tale (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Archie (Hollywood report)

["My room could certainly stand redecorating, Ronnie!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (in picture)
Synopsis:
Veronica gyps Betty into doing all the work in redecorating her room.
Reprints:
Keywords:
redecorating

Indexer Notes

Veronica reads Archie Comics and Pep Comics in splash panel.

The Heat's On (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Jones; Mrs. Jones; Chief Bragle (introduction)
Synopsis:
When Reggie tricks Archie and Jughead into believing that a PTA meeting at the Andrews' house is really a meeting about whether to kick the pair out of school, Archie and Jughead decide to skip town.
Reprints:
Keywords:
meeting; PTA; running away
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Is it broken, doctor?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Patch As Patch Can
    Archie
  3. 2. ["You can't beat him for laughs!"]
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie's Hollywood Quiz Page
    Archie
  5. 4. The Grid Kid
    Archie
  6. 5. ["First she loves him, then she hates him...that's our Wilbur!"]
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Archie Puzzle Page
    Archie
  8. 7. The Battle of the Jitterbugs
    Archie
  9. 8. Hollywood Tattle Tale
  10. 9. ["My room could certainly stand redecorating, Ronnie!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. The Heat's On
    Archie
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