(September-October 1946)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1946-08-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten (credited) (editor)

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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So what happened after you told Betty you couldn't keep the date, Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
black eyes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Archie Proudly Presents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fagaly ?
Inks
Al Fagaly ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Last issue to feature a table of contents on the first page.

The Gentleman (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your next book report, class, will be on the age of chivalry!
Feature Logo
Archie [1940's logo]
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Theodosius Tadpole; Marlene (introduction); Muscles Maguire (introduction)
Synopsis
After seeing how Theodosius and Jughead benefit from being chivalrous, Archie decides to put Jughead's jacket over a mud puddle for Veronica. Unfortunately for Archie, he took Muscles Maguire's jacket instead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Miss Grundy incorrectly colored with red hair. Muscles and Theodosius are prototypes for Moose Mason and Dilton Doiley.

Archie Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Figure these animal names can you?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Puzzle page with numerous activities, including a code decipher, a dot-to-dot, a drawing lesson, a blank letter grid and an anagram.
Reprints

Wax Work (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just look at the condition of the foyer floor! It's a disgrace!
Feature Logo
Archie [1940's logo]
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
After Fred and Archie refuse to wax the foyer floor, Mary does it herself. Feeling guilty, Fred and Archie also wax the floor, which results in some slipping and sliding.
Reprints

Archie Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How are your senses?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Features optical illusions, unfinished phrases, and a maze.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hang on to that ladder, Veronica! It's pretty shakey!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Franchot Dreambean (introduction)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go to great lengths to get the autograph of Franchot Dreambean, the famous crooner who's staying at the Riverdale hotel.
Reprints

Hollywood Tattle Tale (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiya gang! Here I am again with some more Hollywood dirt straight from the M.G.M. lion's mouth.
Synopsis
Archie gives us some "Hollywood dirt straight from the MGM lion's mouth" about MGM's search for places to film, Gregory Peck's advertising campaign, Audrey Totter, Gary Cooper, William Powell, John Garfield, Dick Bare, Paul Henreid, and Ann Sheridan.
Reprints

The Gruesome Twosome (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wowie! How's 'at for burnin' 'em in Arch?
Feature Logo
Archie [1940's logo]
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Archie's maternal grandmother (intro)
Synopsis
When Archie's grandmother comes for a visit, Fred hires Archie and Jughead to repaint the guest room.
Reprints

Archie Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McLean (signed as AL MCLEAN [stacked])
Inks
Al McLean (signed as AL MCLEAN [stacked])
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unscramble the above letters and see how many 2, 3, 4 and five letter words you can make!
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Features an anagram puzzle, a crossword and mirrored letters and a find-the-mistakes puzzle.
Reprints

Jughead's Birthday (Table of Contents: 11)

An Archie Short / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Montana (signed as MONTANA [backward N])
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed as MONTANA [backward N])
Inks
Bob Montana (signed as MONTANA [backward N])
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe if I wash it - it'll shrink!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's birthday proves to be the most troublesome event of the year due to a reindeer sweater fiasco.

Indexer Notes

First Bob Montana Archie story since his departure to fight in World War II in early 1943.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Stravon Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

American Healthaids Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Just Two Words Turned Mac Into a He-Man! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["So what happened after you told Betty you couldn't keep the date, Arch?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Free with this offer"]
    Metro Publications
  3. 2. Archie Proudly Presents
  4. 3. The Gentleman
    Archie
  5. 4. Archie Puzzle Page
  6. 5. Wax Work
    Archie
  7. 6. Archie Puzzle Page
  8. 7. ["Hang on to that ladder, Veronica! It's pretty shakey!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Hollywood Tattle Tale
  10. 9. The Gruesome Twosome
    Archie
  11. 10. Archie Puzzle Page
  12. 11. Jughead's Birthday
    An Archie Short
  13. 12. ["It's easy to win her!"]
    Stravon Publishers
  14. 13. ["Why be fat? Reduce the easy way"]
    American Healthaids Co.
  15. 14. How Just Two Words Turned Mac Into a He-Man!
    Charles Atlas
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