(Winter 1942)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
64
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1942-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden & Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing. The filing also reports M. L. J. Magazines, Inc. as the publisher and copyright holder.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't Archie a wonderful skater?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
ice; ice skating; winter

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

table of contents, inside front cover

Who's Who In Riverdale (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Introduction to the main cast of characters.
Reprints

Prom Pranks (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana ?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Lodge; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. McQuiggan; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie fantasizes as he writes Veronica an invitation to the prom. After asking Betty to the prom ,he learns that Jughead mailed the letter. Veronica accepts the invitation and Archie has to juggle two dates at the prom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Contradicts Veronica's origin in Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #26.
Appearance of Crown Soda Shop, the precursor to Pop's.

That Old Oaken Bucket (Table of Contents: 4)

Cubby the Bear / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cubby
Synopsis
Cubby goes to get a bucket of water for his mom but encounters many distractions along the way.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

title from contents page

Train Trouble (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana ?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Elmer Q. Pluggett (introduction)
Synopsis
Archie takes a train trip and causes lots of trouble for salesman Elmer Q. Pluggett.
Reprints

That $$#":@!!! Telegram (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Feldman
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen

Crime Wave In Bugland (Table of Contents: 7)

Bumbie the Bee-tective / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bumbie
Synopsis
In order to be a bee-tective, Bumbie needs to find his first case.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

title from contents page

Pancakes In a Blackout (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana ?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is cooking pancakes when the air raid siren goes off -- he has to turn off all the lights in the house and keep his pancakes from burning at the same time!
Reprints
Keywords
air raid

Indexer Notes

An Archie Short

Roses Are Red (Table of Contents: 9)

Squoimy the Woim / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Squoimy; Annabelle; Moe Squito
Synopsis
Squoimy has written a poem for Annabelle, but that bully Moe Squito keeps trying to get her attention.
Reprints

The Case of the Missing Mistletoe! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana ?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Judy Price (introduction); Jughead Jones; Jerry Price (introduction)
Synopsis
Judy Price, a new girl in town, invites Archie to her Christmas party, but she doesn't tell him she has a twin sister, which leads to several mixups.
Reprints

Meet Bob Montana (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Cord Elliott
Letters
Typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Bob Montana bio

Slow and Steady Wins the Race (Table of Contents: 12)

Judge Owl's Fables / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Judge Owl; Speedy Rabbit; Torty Tortoise (introduction for all)
Synopsis
Speedy wants to win the race for the reputation of all rabbits everyehere, but he keeps getting distracted.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

title from contents page

Jughead's Day (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie Featuring Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana ?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wants Jughead to substitute for an injured player in their hockey game, but Jughead just knows that he'll end up getting hurt. Jughead does it anyway and when he gets hit with hockey sticks, he has nightmares about Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

title from contents page

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Isn't Archie a wonderful skater?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. Who's Who In Riverdale
    Archie
  4. 3. Prom Pranks
    Archie
  5. 4. That Old Oaken Bucket
    Cubby the Bear
  6. 5. Train Trouble
    Archie
  7. 6. That $$#":@!!! Telegram
    Archie
  8. 7. Crime Wave In Bugland
    Bumbie the Bee-tective
  9. 8. Pancakes In a Blackout
    Archie
  10. 9. Roses Are Red
    Squoimy the Woim
  11. 10. The Case of the Missing Mistletoe!
    Archie
  12. 11. Meet Bob Montana
  13. 12. Slow and Steady Wins the Race
    Judge Owl's Fables
  14. 13. Jughead's Day
    Archie Featuring Jughead
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