(September-October 1943)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1943-07-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Publication
Editing
Harry Shorten

Issue Notes

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

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 4.

[Quiet!! On the Air!] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Harry Sahle
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Souphead
Reprints
Keywords
acting; radio broadcasts; radio microphones; radio plays

Indexer Notes

Inks credit verified in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

Plug for the Archie radio show on cover.

[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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A typeset table of contents for the issue. Features a small poem about the troubles the editors went through to bring the reader laughs.
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.

What's Cooking In This Issue (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is drawn as a comic book artist holding up the preview page.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Preview page.

Circus Serenade (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Zoltan Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Bingle B. Bungling (introduction); Gumbo (an elephant, introduction)
Synopsis
Archie wreaks havoc on Bingle B. Bungling's circus.
Reprints

Spring Fever (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin (signed as Goggin)
Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed as Sahle)
Inks
Janice Valleau (signed as Ginger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Souphead (introduction); Veronica Lodge; Mr. Curdle (introduction)
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews forecasts the weather and Jughead and Archie end up in swimming trunks during a snowstorm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Souphead, Jughead's younger cousin.

Swing It, Bee-thoven (Table of Contents: 5)

Bumbie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Bee-thoven (introduction); Seams Taylor (villain, introduction)

Oscar the Watch-Dog (?) (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Oscar (Archie's dog); Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews wants Archie to sell Oscar because he eats too much.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Later rewritten as the text stories Tiny, the Police Dog in Super Duck Comics #10 and Man's Best Friend in Pep Comics #64.

Jughead and Souphead (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Pencils
Clem Weisbecker
Inks
Zoltan Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Souphead
Synopsis
Jughead plays Cops and Robbers with Souphead and his friends.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

more of a Jughead story

Archie the Fixer (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Gorman
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Cubby Hangs a Picture (Table of Contents: 9)

Cubby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

contents page title

Glamour In White (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nurse Grady (introduction); Dr. Cueball (introduction); Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica take jobs at the same hospital when Archie is there.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rivalry heats up.

Birthday Blues (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Oscar (Archie's dog); Mulligan (introduction); Eustace (introduction)
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews goes to the department store to find out why his folding chair won't open.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

More a Pop Andrews story.

The basic story was rewritten as the text stories Swingin' in a Hammock in Wilbur Comics #7 and Sleeping Beauty in Super Duck Comics #14.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Quiet!! On the Air!]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  3. 2. What's Cooking In This Issue
    Archie
  4. 3. Circus Serenade
    Archie
  5. 4. Spring Fever
    Archie
  6. 5. Swing It, Bee-thoven
    Bumbie
  7. 6. Oscar the Watch-Dog (?)
    Archie
  8. 7. Jughead and Souphead
    Archie
  9. 8. Archie the Fixer
    Archie
  10. 9. Cubby Hangs a Picture
    Cubby
  11. 10. Glamour In White
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Birthday Blues
    Archie
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