(May-June 1956)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Must you kiss Veronica like that in front of me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
kissing

Brawn Yesterday (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jeeves (the butler); Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After reading the book "Mind Over Matter," Archie convinces himself that he can beat up Reggie (and proceeds to demonstrate on poor Jughead). However, when he confronts Reggie with his positive outlook, he finds that Reggie hasn't read the book.
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Keywords
fighting; positive thinking

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Super Duck / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

See You in My Screams! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Archie gives a smart-aleck answer to Miss Grundy in class, she says she will phone his father that night. Reggie comes up with a plan to get Archie's parents out of the house. When Miss Grundy calls, Reggie and Jughead disguise their voices to make her think she has a wrong number. When it's Archie's turn, Miss Grundy lets him know nobody has fooled her.

Indexer Notes

telephone; disguise

Essay Come, Essay Go (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Smedley; Mr. Smedley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
While baby-sitting for Mr. and Mrs. Smedley, Archie tries to write an essay for school. A radiator keeps making noise, but when Archie goes to get a screw to fix it, he gets his hand stuck in a jar, leading to a series of mishaps.
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Keywords
baby-sitting; homework; jar; screw; telephone

Water Proof (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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Is That a Fact? (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A series of factual anecdotes about Leonardo da Vinci, Mozart, oxidation of iron, fish diseases, the worth of a minerals in a human body; and the size of mice and whales at birth.

Indexer Notes

Text with three illustrations.

A Square (Table of Contents: 7)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat
Synopsis
When Pat drops a box of doughnuts and they all roll away, he returns to the baker and asks if he has any square ones.
Keywords
bakery; doughnuts

Timber Time (Table of Contents: 8)

Pat the Brat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat; Mophead
Synopsis
Pat decides to use an axe to chop down a huge tree that is in the way of their ball field.
Keywords
axe

Big Push (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty is all excited to hear that Jughead saved Reggie when he fell in the lake.

Once a Pond a Time (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Harry Lucey ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When an old lady criticizes Archie for putting worms on a hook while fishing, Archie shows her that his bait is a plastic worm.
Keywords
fishing

Hurry! Hurry! Don't Be Late for Your Copy of Archie Annual #8 (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Sinker Swim (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Brewster (the butler)
Synopsis
To keep Archie and Reggie from fighting to see who gets to take Veronica to a Jimmy Clax dance, Mr. Lodge offers to officiate a trout fishing contest between the two.
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Keywords
lead sinker; trout fishing

Indexer Notes

Listed on cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Wilbur Is Always in Season (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wilbur / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

"Now for the $50,000 question." (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Trying Time (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries on many pairs of shoes, only to leave the shoe store without buying once it stops raining.
Keywords
rain; shoes

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

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Father Glows Best (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is embarrassed when his father tells stories of his youth when his friends are over. He complains to his mother and his father overhears and has his feelings hurt. He goes to his lodge. Archie's friends come over, but Archie is upset. His friends tell him they liked listening to his father's stories, and a surprised Archie rushes to the phone and calls his father at the lodge, asking him to come home.
Keywords
depression; embarrassment; hurt feelings; telephone
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie! Must you kiss Veronica like that in front of me!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Brawn Yesterday
  3. 2. ["Kids! Don't be stung by imitations or inferior comics..."]
    Super Duck
  4. 3. See You in My Screams!
    Archie
  5. 4. Essay Come, Essay Go
    Archie
  6. 5. Water Proof
    Jughead
  7. 6. Is That a Fact?
  8. 7. A Square
    Pat the Brat
  9. 8. Timber Time
    Pat the Brat
  10. 9. Big Push
    Jughead
  11. 10. Once a Pond a Time
    Archie
  12. 11. Hurry! Hurry! Don't Be Late for Your Copy of Archie Annual #8
    Archie Annual
  13. 12. Sinker Swim
    Archie
  14. 13. ["What's the matter, boy?"]
    Chicago Roller Skates
  15. 14. Wilbur Is Always in Season
    Wilbur
  16. 15. "Now for the $50,000 question."
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  17. 16. Trying Time
    Veronica
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  19. 18. Father Glows Best
    Archie
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