(September 1958)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year in February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November and December
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yok! Yok! Hey, Veronica! ...Wait'll you see the silly looking suit Betty's wearing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
beaches; radios; swimsuits

Counselor at Lore (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells Archie that he wants to see Archie's father and Archie imagines the worst.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #39.

The Punishment Fits the Crime (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's parents are upset when they find their kitchen and workshop in a shambles, but get a surprise when they see what Archie was working on.
Reprints
Keywords
anniversary; cake; kitchen; tools

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Cadet; Stewart-Warner / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Helping Hand (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica have to break their date to work in their parents' gardens. Betty volunteers to do the work, but after being kissed by Archie in appreciation, is so lovesick that she butchers both gardens.
Reprints
Keywords
flowers; gardens; kissing; pear tree; pruning

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Cool Column and Collected (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is gossip columnist for the school newspaper, but has nothing to write about. Jughead volunteers to come up with a juicy item, but manages to get Archie in trouble with both Betty and Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
gossip; newspaper

Better Late Than Ever (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead is late on his first day of working for Pop Tate.
Reprints

Bargain Debasement (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie searches all over town for a birthday present for Veronica, starting with expensive items and working his way down to something he can afford.
Reprints
Keywords
birthday; candy; goldfish; mink; perfume; present

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Iris Gluck (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for article on helping at a hospital. Second prize of $3.00 to Harriet Twitty (Springfield, Mo.) for article on raising an orphan fawn. Third prize of $2.00 to Francine Weber (Wethersfield, Conn.) for article on being a Girl Scout. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Iris Wapler (Brooklyn, N.Y.) on her hobby of drawing pictures of movie stars. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Judy Tulloch (Hudson, Mass.) for article on her school's "teen tips" club. Sixth prize of $1.00 to Donna Brodsky (St. Louis, Mo.) for article on taking music lessons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Royal Bust (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has a contest. Whoever can sculpt the best clay bust of him will be named King (or Queen) of the School for a day.
Reprints
Keywords
clay; contest; modern art; sculpture

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #55.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yok! Yok! Hey, Veronica! ...Wait'll you see the silly looking suit Betty's wearing!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Counselor at Lore
    Archie
  3. 2. The Punishment Fits the Crime
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Hey gang! Look what I've got..."]
    Cadet; Stewart-Warner
  5. 4. A Helping Hand
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Don't wait! Dive into issue #7 of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals now!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Cool Column and Collected
    Archie
  8. 7. Better Late Than Ever
    Jughead
  9. 8. Bargain Debasement
    Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Royal Bust
    Reggie
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