(May-June 1947)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1947-03-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine
Editing
Harry Shorten

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)
Inks
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you mean you can't keep our date because of foreign affairs, Archie?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
dish washing; telephones

The Patch Hop (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones; Gabby; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Esmerelda (introduction); Mr. McTank (introduction); Sam N. Stitches (introduction)
Synopsis
Archie tries to escape an ugly girl named Esmerelda, who wants to sew her patch on him to take him to the Patch Hop.
Reprints
Keywords
blackboard; dance; flagpole; lasso; sewing; swimming pool; tailor

Indexer Notes

first Patch Day story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Suzie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here is a crossword puzzle I'd like for you to try, gang!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Reprints

The Play's the Thing (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie takes a skull from the school science room to practice his role in Hamlet, but causes chaos when he wears it to avoid Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints
Keywords
class play; ghost; Hamlet; long underwear; Shakespeare; skull; Yorick

The Vanishing Act (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie buys some invisible ink, but lands himself in hot water when his father mistakes it for real ink.
Reprints
Keywords
bank checks; disappearing ink; golf; invitations; practical jokes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Wilbur / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[Watch out! You're going too fast!] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica try out a ski slope inside Jonamaker's Department Store and end up wrecking the store.
Reprints
Keywords
baby buggy; department store; dresses; escalator; hospital; radio commercial; ski slope; skiing; vases

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Hollywood Tattle Tales / text article / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing ever happens to Walter Pidgeon.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hollywood report

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1946 (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1946. No circulation figures given.

There Oughta Be a Law (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Titus (Fred Andrews' uncle, introduction)
Synopsis
Archie and his father set up burglar traps around the house, just in time for rich Uncle Titus to visit.
Reprints
Keywords
bricks; burglar alarm; cigars; electricity; punching bag; roller skates; telegram

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How about going skiing with me, Veronica?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie accidentally ends up on a ski trip that Mr. Weatherbee forbade him from attending.
Reprints
Keywords
bob-sled; ski lift; skiing; snowball; train; wax
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What do you mean you can't keep our date because of foreign affairs, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Patch Hop
    Archie
  3. 2. ["If you knew Suzie like we know Suzie..."]
    Suzie
  4. 3. ["Here is a crossword puzzle I'd like for you to try, gang!"]
    Archie Puzzle Page
  5. 4. The Play's the Thing
    Archie
  6. 5. The Vanishing Act
    Archie
  7. 6. ["First she loves him..."]
    Wilbur
  8. 7. [Watch out! You're going too fast!]
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Nothing ever happens to Walter Pidgeon."]
    Hollywood Tattle Tales
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1946
  11. 10. There Oughta Be a Law
    Archie
  12. 11. ["How about going skiing with me, Veronica?"]
    Archie
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Luke A.
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Merlin Haas
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Daniel Thingvold