(February 1959)

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
?
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
Veronica will win in a walk! -She's a raving beauty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Reprints

Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie wants to go ice-skating, but everyone wonders if Veronica will let him, making him feel hen-pecked.
Reprints
Keywords
ice-skating

Indexer Notes

Sign in background on page four says "Read Archie Comics."

Package Deal (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie goes shopping with Veronica and has to carry all of her Christmas packages.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; doll carriage; presents

Light Humor (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Moose can't decide on a Christmas present for Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; presents

A Month's Allowance Saves the Day! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Well Placed Point (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Alice Fleeble; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie brags to Jughead and Reggie that he can get any girl to date him. Jughead randomly picks a name out of the phone book for a girl for Archie to date. Archie then goes to woo the young lady.
Reprints
Keywords
conceit; cousin; flattery; phone book; survey; telephone

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #244.

Two Big New Books for Your Archie Series Library! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Pin Problem (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie agonizes over the cost of a Christmas present for his mother.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree; diamond pin; jewelry; present

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #33, art is credited to Bill Vigoda.

Ice Going (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Souphead Jones; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie creates a scam involving ice-skating that backfires on him.
Reprints
Keywords
ice-skating; wager

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Diana Senker (Coldwater, Mich.) for article on taking swimming lessons. Second prize of $3.00 to Roger Tier (Merrick, N.Y.) for article on his hobby of building model boats. Third prize of $2.00 to Angela Cinelli (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for two jokes. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Lennore Schneider (Bronx, N.Y.) for two jokes. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Paul Williams (Hubbard, Ohio) for article on raising rabbits. Sixth prize of $1.00 to Dennis S. Kopecky (Linden, N.J.) for article on attending a stamp collecting show in New York City.

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

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

Holiday Horror (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is given a crystal Christmas present that he hates, so Archie tries to "accidently" break it for him.
Reprints
Keywords
black eyes; Christmas; Christmas tree; mail carrier; present; sculpture; ski poles

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

Cadet; Stewart-Warner / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica will win in a walk! -She's a raving beauty!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Deep Freeze
    Archie
  3. 2. Package Deal
    Archie
  4. 3. Light Humor
    Moose
  5. 4. A Month's Allowance Saves the Day!
    Chicago Roller Skates
  6. 5. Well Placed Point
    Archie
  7. 6. Two Big New Books for Your Archie Series Library!
    Archie Giant Series
  8. 7. Pin Problem
    Archie
  9. 8. Ice Going
    Reggie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Holiday Horror
    Archie
  13. 12. ["As Jolly Old Santa Says: It's fun to know...how far, how fast you go!"]
    Cadet; Stewart-Warner
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