(Spring 1943)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
Harry Shorten

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where were we supposed to make that turn, Veronica?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Bumbie (inset); Cubby (inset); Squoimy (inset); Judge Owl (inset)
Reprints
Keywords
automobiles; jalopies

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Typeset table of contents for the issue, with a small article stating that reader response to Issue 1 was amazing.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Weirdly, this did not appear in Dark Horse's Archie Archives, but did in the reprint on the Archie digital app.

A Prevue of "Archie's Troubles" (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica introduce the issue's stories with art from each story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

title from contents page; preview page

Archie the Athlete (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy birthday to you...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mr. Gleenbore (introduction); Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie decides to join the rifle club but Betty thinks he's signing up for track. So, Archie goes to the track meet while Jughead goes to the rifle club meeting. It turns out that Jughead has excellent aim, but because he is posing as Archie, it is believed that Archie is the one with good aim.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mantle spelled as Mantel in this story.

The Mad Hypnotist (Table of Contents: 4)

Cubby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! But it feels great to be out of prison!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Mad Hypnotist (introduction, villain); Cubby

Sir Archibald of the Round Table (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie goes to the history prom as a knight. He falls asleep and dreams of having to rescue Lady Veronica from the Mad Monk (Mr. Weatherbee). Archie awakes but thinks he is still dreaming and holds Mr. Weatherbee at swordpoint.
Reprints

Archie's Secret Weapon (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kobold Keep
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At least once in his young life, every boy is bitten by the invention bug.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie invents the electromagneticsupervelocitysodiumchlorideprojector and tests it on the Riverdale Chowder and Marching Society, thinking they are Nazis.
Reprints

The Case of the Missing Page (Table of Contents: 7)

Bumbie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Bumbie, the bee-tective, see!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Joe Edwards (guest star); Harry Shorten; Bob Montana; Archie (cameo); The Mad Hatter (introduction, villain)

A Hunting We Will Go (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See! See!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's homemade alarm wakes up everyone-except him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

title from contents page
An Archie Short

The Big Apple (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yum!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Squoimy; Annabelle; William Tell; William Tell's son

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Veronica Goes To Town (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica causes chaos wherever she goes while she shops for new nail polish, claiming that no one notices her with the polish she's wearing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Veronica solo story

Meet the Editor (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Scott Feldman
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One bright April morning about a million years ago--or anyway, it feels like a...
Genre
biography
Characters
Harry Shorten

The Fable of the Spider and the Fly (Table of Contents: 12)

Judge Owl's Fables / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Won't you come into my parlor, Freddie Fly?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Slinky Spider (introduction); Freddie Fly; Judge Owl

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Poor Fish (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oscar!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Oscar (dog)
Synopsis
Archie, Mr. Andrews, and Oscar go hunting for ducks.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Where were we supposed to make that turn, Veronica?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  3. 2. A Prevue of "Archie's Troubles"
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie the Athlete
    Archie
  5. 4. The Mad Hypnotist
    Cubby
  6. 5. Sir Archibald of the Round Table
    Archie
  7. 6. Archie's Secret Weapon
    Archie
  8. 7. The Case of the Missing Page
    Bumbie
  9. 8. A Hunting We Will Go
    Archie
  10. 9. The Big Apple
    Squoimy the Woim
  11. 10. Veronica Goes To Town
    Veronica
  12. 11. Meet the Editor
  13. 12. The Fable of the Spider and the Fly
    Judge Owl's Fables
  14. 13. Poor Fish
    Archie
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