(Summer 1943)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
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

Some credits from reprints in Archie Archives (Dark Horse, 2011 series) #2


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry...you'll have to get out of this jam yourself, Archie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A typeset table of contents. Also features a small article saying that each of the first two issues were bought out.
Reprints

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.

Archie the Magician (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Sahle
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, my greatest feat of magic, ladies and gentlemen!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Zogi The Yogi (introduction); Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Oscar
Synopsis
Archie and Oscar cause Zogi The Yogi a lot of trouble when Archie volunteers to be Zogi's assistant and Oscar is outside the theater.
Reprints

Jughead at the Dentist (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Sahle
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder how Hector is?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hector the Mouse; Dr. Molar (introduction, a dentist)
Synopsis
Archie has Jughead go to the dentist and pretend that he is Archie. Jughead ends up getting a tooth pulled.
Reprints

The Buggyman of Bugville (Table of Contents: 4)

Bumbie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you afraid of the evil eye?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bumbie the Bee-tective; The Buggyman (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

title from contents page

The Perfect Incinerator (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Archie Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Maze, drawing activity, add letters to captions to make words, make words out of six different letters.

Archie at the Bat (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Sahle
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie...puleeeze..anything but a strike out!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Aloyisius Q. Spitball (introduction); Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Spitball just might donate a nice sum of money to Riverdale High School. Unfortunately, Archie's playing on the baseball team when Mr. Spitball goes to a game.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Parody of Thayer's "Casey At The Bat".

Dead Storage Blues (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Sahle?
Inks
Harry Sahle?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, dear, I've decided to put my car in storage for the duration!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews decides to put his car in dead storage.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from contents.

Page title is An Archie Short.

Archie's dad is called Sam in this story.

Archie Fun Page (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sqoimy; Bumbie; Cubby

The Cow That Gave Chocolate Milk (Table of Contents: 10)

Cubby / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Cubby; The Mad Hypnotist (villain)

Welcome Soldiers (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica and Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Sahle
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Janice Valleau
Colors
Janice Valleau
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
According to facts and figures there are supposed to be two females for every male in the United States!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Matilda (introduction); Danny Woodwin (introduction)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica hold a dance and invite soldiers. It turns out that the soldiers are women.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Veronica and Betty story

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Sorry...you'll have to get out of this jam yourself, Archie!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  3. 2. Archie the Magician
    Archie
  4. 3. Jughead at the Dentist
    Archie
  5. 4. The Buggyman of Bugville
    Bumbie
  6. 5. The Perfect Incinerator
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Archie Fun Page
  8. 7. Archie at the Bat
    Archie
  9. 8. Dead Storage Blues
    Archie
  10. 9. Archie Fun Page
  11. 10. The Cow That Gave Chocolate Milk
    Cubby
  12. 11. Welcome Soldiers
    Veronica and Betty
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