(November-December 1945)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1945-09-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
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

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh-crown me with thy love!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
guitars; music; serenading; singing

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

Memories (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews (at different ages; details, origin); Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mrs. Babbit; Grandfather Andrews (in picture only)
Synopsis
Mr. and Mrs. Andrews reminisce about Archie's childhood while looking at old photos. Scenes include Baby Archie getting his picture taken, Archie using string to pull out a tooth, and Archie walking on the clothesline in the backyard.
Reprints
Keywords
baby; memories; photo album; photos

Indexer Notes

Baby Archie nudity panels.

The Voice of the Wise Guy (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie uses a speaker to throw his voice and get Archie in trouble.
Reprints

Suit Trouble (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Cohan
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead takes Mr. Andrews' suit to the tailor instead of his tuxedo.
Reprints
Keywords
clothing drive; suit; tailor; tuxedo

Of Men and Mermaids (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; unnamed teacher; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica become lifeguards and attract attention from all the boys. So, Archie pretends to drown to gain attention.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; drowning; lifeguards; teaching

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Riverdale Beach. Betty and Veronica get into a girl-fight...in bathing suits!

Schooltime Serenade (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Oh, Sister! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Velma Sparks (introduction); Sally Sparks (introduction)
Synopsis
Archie meets a lovely girl named Velma Sparks. Velma sets up Archie on a dance date with her sister, but he breaks it because the sister is unattractive. However, the girl Archie saw turns out not to be Velma's sister.
Reprints
Keywords
sisters

The Alibi Artist (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Mr. Tootlefruit (introduction)
Synopsis
Archie gets out of a bad grade by saying that football practice stole his study time. However, Archie then has to play football to prove this to the teacher.
Reprints
Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Same script, poses, letters, and art as the Wilbur story in Zip Comics (Archie, 1940 series) #31. Changes include erasing Wilbur and Westfield and adding Archie and Riverdale. The prologue has been replaced by the story's title and the epilogue has been replaced by an ad for saving scrap paper.

[Ah gotta go to the station!] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Characters
J. B. Cash (introduction); Jeeves (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Oh-crown me with thy love!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Archie Proudly Presents
    Archie
  3. 2. Memories
    Archie
  4. 3. The Voice of the Wise Guy
    Archie
  5. 4. Suit Trouble
    Archie
  6. 5. Of Men and Mermaids
    Betty & Veronica
  7. 6. Schooltime Serenade
  8. 7. Oh, Sister!
    Archie
  9. 8. The Alibi Artist
    Archie
  10. 9. [Ah gotta go to the station!]
    Dotty and Ditto
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