(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

["What do you mean, Daddy... you'd like a weather report?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["They're two fun-filled books of the Archie Summer Series!"] (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

["Gee, Midge you look sweet enough to eat!"] (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

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

["Yahoo! Archie Annual #9 is here!"] (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
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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:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • James Ludwig