(December 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
Richard Goldwater

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not a ding dong nibble! I thought you said the fishing was good, pops!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
fishing; rowboats

Dad's Dilemma! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Fred thinks Archie is spending $100 on Veronica's Christmas present and almost nothing on a present for his own parents.
Reprints
Keywords
bracelet; Christmas; Christmas tree; curiosity; presents; vacation

Burgers On the Brain (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge (cameo); Ferdinand Berger
Synopsis
It's a half-hour until lunch time and everything in class reminds Jughead of hamburgers.
Reprints
Keywords
hamburgers

Live and Lawn (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead offers to help Archie mow the lawn.
Keywords
lawn mower

Musically Yours (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge doesn't care for Ronnie's taste in music.
Keywords
record player; rock 'n' roll

High Fie (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to install a state-of-the-art hi-fi sound system in Mr. Lodge's house.
Reprints
Keywords
hi-fi; record player; speakers; swimming pool

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Don't Fence Me In (Table of Contents: 7)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee dons a fencing mask to give Archie some pointers on fencing. Unfortunately, the mask gets stuck on Mr. Weatherbee's head and he has to make a speech to the school board.
Reprints
Keywords
fencing; mask; school board

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Beth Griffith (Casa Grande, Ariz.) for article about a runaway horse. Second prize of $3.00 to Beverly Bowen (American Fork, Utah) for article on the space age. Third prize of $2.00 to Linda Olsen (Hempstead, N.Y.) for article on being a reporter for her school paper. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Gail Prowizer (APO 323 San Francisco, Calif.) for article on a trip to a Japanese silk factory. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Jane Honeycutt (Dallas, Texas) for a joke. Sixth prize of $1.00 to Jose Rojas Perez (Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico) for noting that they have Archie comics printed in Spanish.

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

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

For Bet Or for Worse (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Pierre
Synopsis
After Veronica vows to be more decisive, her father bets her that she can't go into a store and pick a dress in less than two minutes.
Keywords
fashion; shopping

Indexer Notes

One page has five full-figure views of Veronica in different dresses.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Not a ding dong nibble! I thought you said the fishing was good, pops!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Dad's Dilemma!
    Archie
  3. 2. Burgers On the Brain
    Jughead
  4. 3. Live and Lawn
    Archie
  5. 4. Musically Yours
    Veronica
  6. 5. High Fie
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Don't wait! Dive into issue #7 of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals now!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. Don't Fence Me In
    Mr. Weatherbee
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. For Bet Or for Worse
    Veronica
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