(July-August 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)

Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nah! Veronica won't mind my taking you to the prom instead of her, Betty! She's a good sport that way!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Reprints
Keywords
telephone directories; telephones

Indexer Notes

First cover appearance of Pop Tate.

Archie Proudly Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
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Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Table of contents for the issue.
Reprints

A Horse's Tale (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Squeegee (introduction); Mrs. Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie goes to a masquerade as a knight and Jughead goes as his horse. Archie causes choas at the masquerade, and particularly upsets his English teacher Mr. Squeegee.
Reprints
Keywords
knight; knighthood; masquerade

Indexer Notes

2012 reprint accidentally credited Terry Woik Szenics as Eleanor Woik.

The Physical Wreck (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Fred Andrews; unnamed hypochondriac; Mrs. Andrews; Archie Andrews; Ossie (introduction); Jerry (introduction)
Synopsis
A hypochondriac tells Mr. Andrews that he appears to be very sick. Mr. Andrews doesn't believe him at first, but throughout the day, mishaps occur that make Mr. Andrews think he really is sick.
Reprints
Keywords
doctor; hypochondriac

You Can't Kill a Guy For Trying (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Frank; Miss Fitch; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
When Archie breaks Mr. Weatherbee's typewriter, it's up to Archie and Jughead to fix it.
Reprints
Keywords
scrap drive; typewriter

Indexer Notes

Mr. Weatherbee's first initial is L in this story.

The Plastic Mask (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hy Preshir (introduction)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica make life masks.
Reprints
Keywords
life mask

Indexer Notes

Contents page title.

Cool as Can Be and Cute as a Kitten (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Blitzed By the Blackout (Table of Contents: 7)

An Archie Short / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is cooking pancakes when the air raid siren goes off -- he has to turn off all the lights in the house and keep his pancakes from burning at the same time!
Reprints
Keywords
air raid; blackout; pancakes

Indexer Notes

Same script and poses as Pancakes In A Blackout from Archie Comics (Archie, 1942 series) #1. Contents page title.

[Just in case you haven't met Dotty...] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Bill Woggon?
Pencils
Bill Woggon
Inks
Bill Woggon
Colors
?
Letters
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Characters
Bobbie Bob-Cat (villain, introduction)

The Caddy (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bob Montana (non-recurring characters); Bill Vigoda (new faces)
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
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Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie caddies for Mr. Andrews and does more harm than good.
Reprints
Keywords
caddy; golf

Indexer Notes

Same script, poses, letters, and art as the Wilbur story in Zip Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #29. The only changes are the insertion of Archie and Mr. Andrews in script and art.

Match Wits With Archie (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al McLean (signed)
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Features a word unscramble, a cartoon, and a maze.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Either goes before or after Dotty and Ditto story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Nah! Veronica won't mind my taking you to the prom instead of her, Betty! She's a good sport that way!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Archie Proudly Presents
    Archie
  3. 2. A Horse's Tale
    Archie
  4. 3. The Physical Wreck
    Archie
  5. 4. You Can't Kill a Guy For Trying
    Archie
  6. 5. The Plastic Mask
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Cool as Can Be and Cute as a Kitten
  8. 7. Blitzed By the Blackout
    An Archie Short
  9. 8. [Just in case you haven't met Dotty...]
    Dotty and Ditto
  10. 9. The Caddy
    Archie
  11. 10. Match Wits With Archie
    Archie
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