(July-August 1954)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden & Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The scanned indicia reads November-December instead of the cover's July-August.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Hey Archie! I'm making out my new subjects. What do you think is easiest to take?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
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Treat 'em Rough (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Golly Midge! A sprained wrist! How I envy you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty likes it when Archie is rough with her.

Love Makes the World Go Round (Table of Contents: 2)

Linda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards ?
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Gee, I feel just like Cupid writing romantic poetry for Red!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Linda Moore; Red Wilson; Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Linda secretly writes love poems for Red.

That's Oil Brother! (Table of Contents: 3)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards ?
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I can't study with that racket...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin
Synopsis
Wilbur oils a squeeky fan.

Doing What Comes Naturally (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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The doorbell, Veronica!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie plans to have a plaster mold made of Mr. Lodge's face, but Mr. Lodge decides to turn the tables on him.

[Archie Annual #6] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Hollywood Reporter / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Forrest big idol in Japan
Genre
non-fiction

Queen of Hearts (Table of Contents: 7)

Katy Keene / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
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Bill Woggon (signed)
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Bill Woggon ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Candy for me? Oh, Chubby, how sweet--
Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis Keene; Chubby; K. O. Kelly
Synopsis
Katy gets gifts from Chubby and K. O.

Indexer Notes

Reader designs by Irma Karhela, Mary Mansell, Joan Menzel, B. Powell, Barbara Clark, and Jean Polston.

[Blue Boy] (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie's Art Gallery / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Cartoons based on the titles of famous paintings.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie's Riddle Diddles / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'm ready, Archiekins! Have you been waiting long?
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews; Pop Tate

Indexer Notes

Figure out the rhyming answers to the pictures.

Test Pest (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Who's the character with the head of skin?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dr. Psycho; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Dr. Psycho, the new guidance counselor, asks Archie to tell him the first thing that comes to mind when he says various words, but the answer is always "Veronica".

Watts My Line? (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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Bill Vigoda
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Bill Vigoda
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eep! Who's your friend, Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones [Mekko]; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hedges; Marie; Caesar
Synopsis
Archie has Jughead wear a robot suit so Veronica will think he's a mechanical genius.
Reprints
Keywords
robot

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Spotlight Digest: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest (Archie, 2016 series) #12.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Bill Vigoda
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Bill Vigoda
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beautiful! That was good for 300 yards!
Genre
humor; sports; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is teaching Veronica to golf.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Archie Spotlight Digest: Archie 75th Anniversary Digest (Archie, 2016 series) #12.

No Laughing Matter (Table of Contents: 13)

Suzie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Gee, it was nice of the boss' wife to give me a ticket to her club show!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Suzie; Boppo
Synopsis
Suzie watches a clown, but doesn't laugh.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie Club / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

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When we were saving money for the 1954 Red Cross Drive, a representative of the drive came to our school.
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mette Bang, and Ann Frost.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Archie Gag Bag / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Driving without a tail light... I'll give you ten days or twenty dollars!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel cartoons and two two-panel comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Fun Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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What kind of food does this drawing remind you of?
Characters
Archie Andrews

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Dreamland (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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Root beer float
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie imagines the Isle of Archie.

Question Barks (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you want another tea bag??
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate

Indexer Notes

Five cartoons featuring questions that end with words that sound like insults.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey Archie! I'm making out my new subjects. What do you think is easiest to take?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Treat 'em Rough
    Archie
  3. 2. Love Makes the World Go Round
    Linda
  4. 3. That's Oil Brother!
    Wilbur
  5. 4. Doing What Comes Naturally
    Archie
  6. 5. [Archie Annual #6]
  7. 6. ["Forrest big idol in Japan"]
    Hollywood Reporter
  8. 7. Queen of Hearts
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. [Blue Boy]
    Archie's Art Gallery
  10. 9. ["I'm ready, Archiekins! Have you been waiting long?"]
    Archie's Riddle Diddles
  11. 10. Test Pest
    Archie
  12. 11. Watts My Line?
    Archie
  13. 12. ["Beautiful! That was good for 300 yards!"]
    Archie
  14. 13. No Laughing Matter
    Suzie
  15. 14. ["P-s-s-st! Pud - let's play a trick on Tim -"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  16. 15. ["When we were saving money for the 1954 Red Cross Drive, a representative of the drive came to our school."]
    Archie Club
  17. 16. ["Driving without a tail light... I'll give you ten days or twenty dollars!"]
    The Archie Gag Bag
  18. 17. ["What kind of food does this drawing remind you of?"]
    Fun Page
  19. 18. ["Fosdick, we're going to test this atomic cannon on you."]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  20. 19. Dreamland
    Archie
  21. 20. Question Barks
    Archie
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