(July-August 1957)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden & Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you mean, Daddy... you'd like a weather report?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Keywords
dancing; grandfather clock; lovers' hearts; record player; records

How Tee & Eff Helped the Hometown Sluggers Win! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Tee & Eff; Tastee-Freez / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Two For One (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Melvin
Synopsis
Melvin, the new kid, gets Jughead to introduce him to Veronica. He asks her for a date and she accepts. Later she realizes that she'll need to stay away from Archie when she goes on her date with Melvin, so she goes to the museum, thinking Archie would never go there. Meanwhile Archie asks Jughead where Veronica is, and he tells him the museum, figuring Veronica would never go there.
Keywords
black eyes; date; jealousy; mummy; museum; sarcophagus

Hat's My Girl (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica makes her own hat. While going to show it to her father, she stumbles over a bench and upsets the lamp. The lampshade ends up on her head and her father compliments her on it, at the same time placing the hat Veronica made on the lamp.
Keywords
hat; lampshade; sewing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Father Glows Best (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Homer Mason
Synopsis
Archie's father thinks he's spending too much time at Veronica's and makes him stay home. An old friend of Fred's drops by unexpectedly and reveals that Fred won Mary by spending all his time at her house.
Reprints

Weighed Down! (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore ?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge is upset because a penny scale said she was getting fat. Moose responds by destroying the scale.
Keywords
insult; scale; weight

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Midge / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore ?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Tom Moore
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Moore

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Midge you look sweet enough to eat!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose pays Midge a complement. Midge uses it to suggest they go out to eat.
Keywords
compliment; date

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Sentence Stricture (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The boys are speaking in "reverse English" (example: "Trying past you to sneak he was!") and Mr. Weatherbee is refusing to pay attention to them unless they use proper grammar.
Reprints
Keywords
cymbals; detentions; grammar

George Mikan Teaches Tommy the Hook Shot! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

U. S. Keds; United States Rubber Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Gloria Levy (Bronx, N.Y.) for paragraph on collecting funds for the Blind Institute. Second prize of $3.00 to Ruth Anson (Chicago, Ill.) for paragraph about an upcoming science fair. Third prize of $2.00 to Carol Wade (Morrilton, Ark.) for paragraph about her hobby of making artificial flowers. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Paulette Passalacqua (Shaker Heights, Ohio) for paragraph on helping the Red Cross. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Barbara Steiner (Jamaica, N.Y.) for a paragraph on her school's Student Council. Sixth prize of $1.00 to Martha Cook (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) for paragraph on her hobby of collecting post cards. Seventh prize of $1.00 to MaryRita Sullivan (Arlington, Mass) for paragraph on her hobby of collecting old books. Eighth prize of $1.00 to Terry Kelliher (West Hempstead, N.Y.) for two jokes.

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

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

Phone for All (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Snitt
Synopsis
Veronica sets up the telephone so she can pretend to take calls from other boys and make Archie jealous. Archie gets mad and insults the next caller, who happens to be a legitimate caller with business with Mr. Lodge.
Keywords
telephone
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What do you mean, Daddy... you'd like a weather report?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. How Tee & Eff Helped the Hometown Sluggers Win!
    Tee & Eff; Tastee-Freez
  3. 2. Two For One
    Archie
  4. 3. Hat's My Girl
    Veronica
  5. 4. ["They're two fun-filled books of the Archie Summer Series!"]
    Archie Comics
  6. 5. Father Glows Best
    Archie
  7. 6. Weighed Down!
    Moose
  8. 7. ["Gee, Midge you look sweet enough to eat!"]
    Midge
  9. 8. ["Yahoo! Archie Annual #9 is here!"]
    Archie Annual
  10. 9. Sentence Stricture
    Archie
  11. 10. George Mikan Teaches Tommy the Hook Shot!
    U. S. Keds; United States Rubber Company
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  14. 13. Phone for All
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
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  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • James Ludwig