(May-June 1944)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1944-03-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An MLJ Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang plants pumpkin seeds with unexpected results.
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Keywords
gardening; watering cans

Veronica pin-up (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
Harry Sahle
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Sahle

Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A Veronica pin-up. It is part of a series of five character portraits that ran in Archie Comics (Archie, 1942 series) #6-10. This one features Veronica hanging up and admiring pictures of Archie on her wall.
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Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

Introductory Page (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; Mrs. Andrews; Oscar (Archie's dog); Veronica Lodge; Jasper; Dawn Dove
Synopsis
Six panels portraying scenes from the issue's stories.

Friday the 13th (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica's doctor; Gabby; Dr. Bleed M. Enwepe (introduction)
Synopsis
On Friday the 13th, Archie gets punched by Reggie and goes home to clean up. Meanwhile, Jughead tells Miss Grundy Archie is absent due to a toothache. When Miss Grundy tells Mrs. Andrews, Mrs. Andrews mistakes Archie's bruise for the toothache. Archie ends up at the hospital and nearly goes into surgery when he lies down in another patient's bed.
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Indexer Notes

2nd appearance of Gabby, the town blabbermouth.

Archie Is Good for What Ails You! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

How To Win Friends and Influence Bee-ple (Table of Contents: 5)

Bumbie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Elmer (introduction); Belle (introduction)

The Ghoul of Riverdale (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie reads a horror story while alone and begins to imagine thnigs.
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Mom's Birthday (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
It's Mrs. Andrews's birthday. While shopping, Mrs. Andrews sees Mr. Andrews watching another woman model a coat. It turns out that the girl was Betty and the coat was a birthday present for Mrs. Andrews.
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Do You Know (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Goggin
Pencils
Ed Goggin

Synopsis
One page of facts you should know

[Jump, Archie, Jump!] (Table of Contents: 9)

Oscar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Oscar (Archie's dog); Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to train Oscar and his dog friends to perform various tasks.
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Cubby the Bear Promo (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)


Characters
Cubby the Bear
Synopsis
One page promo announcing the return of the character next issue

Archie's Puzzles (Table of Contents: 11)

activity / pages (report information)


Synopsis
One page of puzzles
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Zoot Suit Zombie (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Moe (introduction); Miss Bevans (introduction)
Synopsis
While wearing a zoot suit, Archie stains Mr. Andrews's pants. Archie leaves his zoot suit and goes to get his dad new pants. However, Archie doesn't come back and Mr. Andrews is left to work the office in his underwear. He eventually goes home in the zoot suit.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Tappa Haffa Keg sorority...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo); Mr. Weatherbee; Sally Green (introduction); Kappa Tappa Keg sorority (introduction); Jasper (professor, introduction); Lucifer (professor, introduction)
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty nearly get into trouble by Professors Jasper and Lucifer for setting up a date bureau. However, Betty shows the professors some elderly women available for dating. Since they don't exist, Betty and Veronica dress up as the women and date the professors.
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The Hollywood Bondadiers (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Bobby (introduction); Dawn Dove (introduction); Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis
Bobby lets Archie date his Hollywood cousin Dawn. Unfortunately, Dawn is not as attractive as it sounds.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Veronica pin-up
  3. 2. Introductory Page
    Archie
  4. 3. Friday the 13th
    Archie
  5. 4. Archie Is Good for What Ails You!
  6. 5. How To Win Friends and Influence Bee-ple
    Bumbie
  7. 6. The Ghoul of Riverdale
  8. 7. Mom's Birthday
    Archie
  9. 8. Do You Know
  10. 9. [Jump, Archie, Jump!]
    Oscar
  11. 10. Cubby the Bear Promo
  12. 11. Archie's Puzzles
  13. 12. Zoot Suit Zombie
    Archie
  14. 13. ["The Tappa Haffa Keg sorority..."]
    Veronica and Betty
  15. 14. The Hollywood Bondadiers
    Archie
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