(March - April 1958)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
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.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Arch! Looka this!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
ice cream sodas; lovers' hearts; newspapers; reading; soda fountains; soft drinks

Cops and Robbers! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The gang plans to have a surprise party for Veronica. They get Betty to keep her occupied, but her absence from home, along with some confusing phone calls, have Mr. Lodge convinced that Veronica has been kidnapped.
Keywords
handcuffs; kidnapping; light bulbs; machine gun; surprise party; telephone; telephone booth; white flag

Indexer Notes

In an oddly violent moment for an Archie story, detectives fire a machine gun at Reggie's house.

Oh Sleigh, Can You See! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Murgatroyd
Synopsis
When he's running late for school, Archie borrows Murgatroyd's sled to gain some time.
Keywords
paint; sledding; snow; winter

Losers Weepers (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead complains that his volleyball team is too good at losing.
Keywords
volleyball

Counter Spy (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie gets a part-time job at Pop Tate's. Reggie tries to get Archie fired by ordering an improbable sandwich of "cucumbers, chopped liver, hard-boiled eggs, tuna fish, chopped walnuts, and a slice of salami." The stunt backfires when the sandwich turns out to be popular.
Keywords
chopped liver; cucumbers; eggs; part-time job; salami; sandwich; tuna; walnuts

Whine, Swimmin' and Song (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Coach Kleats can't get the girls in his swimming class to get in the water. They gossip and swoon over a crooner named Elvis Boone.
Keywords
crooner; optical illusion; photograph; swimming

Indexer Notes

The name Elvis Boone is a combination of Elvis Presley and Pat Boone.

2 Ways to Get More for Your Money! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

A Vicious Cycle (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie Andrews / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie has a new Italian motorcycle and has Veronica's attention. Archie tries to counter by building a homemade scooter of his own.
Keywords
bicycle; brakes; lawn mower; motorcycle; window

Special Assignment for Archie Club Reporters (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Request for readers to send in cover ideas. For each cover used, the sender will receive $5.00. First prize of $5.00 to Nancy Betcher (Providence, R.I.) for article about herself. Second prize of $3.00 to Sandra Migatz (Irvington, N.J.) for article about a benefit the kids in her neighborhood gave for the Polio Fund. Third prize of $2.00 to Mary Zoza (Boston, Mass.) for article about American history. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Leonard Whitfield (Baldwin Park, Calif.) for article on his trip to Las Vegas and Lake Mead. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Patricia Rassi (Denver, Colo.) for article on receiving a letter from an Archie pen pal.

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

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

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1957 (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1957. No circulation figures given.

Bath Wrath (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Leon Winik ?
Inks
Ray Osrin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
After taking a bath, Pat can't figure out where all the dirt in the bathtub came from.
Keywords
bath; bathtub

Beauty Mark (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Leon Winik ?
Inks
Ray Osrin ?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pat the Brat
Synopsis
Pat's girl thinks a moustache makes a man good-looking. Pat tries adding one with his mother's make-up, but doesn't like the result.
Keywords
makeup; moustache

Share Nonsense! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
A business client arrives at the Andrews' home a half-hour early. Archie must entertain him, but a garbled telephone conversation makes him think the client enjoys practical jokes.
Keywords
allowance; practical jokes; spanking; telephone
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey, Arch! Looka this!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Cops and Robbers!
    Archie
  3. 2. Oh Sleigh, Can You See!
    Archie
  4. 3. Losers Weepers
    Jughead
  5. 4. Counter Spy
    Archie
  6. 5. Whine, Swimmin' and Song
    Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy
  7. 6. 2 Ways to Get More for Your Money!
    Archie Giant Series
  8. 7. A Vicious Cycle
    Archie Andrews
  9. 8. Special Assignment for Archie Club Reporters
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1957
  12. 11. Bath Wrath
    Pat the Brat
  13. 12. Beauty Mark
    Pat the Brat
  14. 13. Share Nonsense!
    Archie
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