(May-June 1945)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
An MLJ Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden & Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing to it, girls! I'll be back over the fence faster than I went!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
dogs; pogo sticks

Archie Proudly Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Introduction to the issue's stories.
Reprints

The Little Things In Life (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Buster (introduction); Mrs. Whipple (introduction); Murgatroyd (introduction); Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie beats Reggie in a bicycle race, but has no money to repair his now broken bike. So, Archie decides to open a baby-sitting business.
Reprints
Keywords
babysitting

Indexer Notes

Archie's address is 5 Maple Ave.

How Not To Fly a Kite! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Hobby Page / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda [as Vig] (signed)
Inks
Bill Vigoda [as Vig] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie helps some neighborhood children build a kite.
Reprints
Keywords
kite

The Patriot (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Floogle (introduction); Mr. Gumbubble (introduction)
Synopsis
Archie decides to contribute to the war effort by getting a job at Floogle's Department Store. As usual, Archie causes chaos inside the store.
Reprints
Keywords
department store; war effort

A Friend In Need (Table of Contents: 5)

An Archie Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Kames
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dr. Pullem; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie has Jughead go to the dentist to postpone his appointment, Jughead ends up getting two teeth pulled.
Reprints
Keywords
dentist

[Terrestrial Nostalgia] (Table of Contents: 6)

Dotty and Ditto / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon ?
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dotty; Ditto (parrot); Gramps; Dottum; Princess Little Cow (Dottum's mom, introduction); Princess Little Cow's husband (Dottum's dad, introduction)

Indexer Notes

This feature last appeared in Laugh Comix (Archie, 1944 series) #48.

[Notice] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
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Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Woik Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Notice / Because of the war a shortage of waitresses...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica contribute to the war effort by becoming waitresses.
Reprints
Keywords
waitresses; war effort

Indexer Notes

Title from the reprint in the 2018 collection The Best of Archie: Betty and Veronica Vol. 2.

Be Lovely With Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

All Steamed Up (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (signed)
Inks
Stan Borack (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie attempts to fix the radiator and sets off a chain of painful events.
Reprints

The Gay Young Blade (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana (non-recurring characters); Bill Vigoda (new faces)
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Corporal Brent
Synopsis
After Archie catches Corporal Brent with Veronica, he is challenged to a duel at the Academy the next day.
Reprints
Keywords
duel; military academy; usher

Indexer Notes

This story originally appeared in Pep Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #36, but this version has a different first page and has replaced the epilogue with an ad for the scrap drive.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Nothing to it, girls! I'll be back over the fence faster than I went!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Archie Proudly Presents
    Archie
  3. 2. The Little Things In Life
    Archie
  4. 3. How Not To Fly a Kite!
    Archie's Hobby Page
  5. 4. The Patriot
    Archie
  6. 5. A Friend In Need
    An Archie Story
  7. 6. [Terrestrial Nostalgia]
    Dotty and Ditto
  8. 7. [Notice]
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Be Lovely With Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. All Steamed Up
    Archie
  11. 10. The Gay Young Blade
    Archie
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