(January-February 1948)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
An Archie 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
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is it broken, doctor?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
beds; doctors; stethoscopes

Patch As Patch Can (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
It's Patch Day once again, when the girls get their Patch Hop dates by sewing patches on boys' pants. And when Archie rips his pants while escaping from an undesirable girl, he ends up hiding in Riverdale High with ripped pants - and then no pants!
Reprints
Keywords
Patch Day; school dance; sewing

Indexer Notes

2nd Patch Day story. An early prototype of Big Ethel appears in the story, but is not mentioned by name.

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

Archie's Hollywood Quiz Page (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Herbert "Red" Holmdale (signed)
Pencils
Herbert "Red" Holmdale (signed)
Inks
Herbert "Red" Holmdale (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Herbert "Red" Holmdale (signed)

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

The Grid Kid (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Coach Piffle
Synopsis
Archie's antics at the football tryouts cause bodily harm for Coach Piffle. Later, Archie accidentally wins the football game for Riverdale.
Reprints
Keywords
football; touchdown

Indexer Notes

Coach Piffle is the latest in a line of Coach Kleats prototypes.

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

Archie Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Reprints

The Battle of the Jitterbugs (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Veronica says that girls are better than boys at dancing, Reggie sets up a jitterbug contest that pits himself and Archie against Betty and Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
cross-dressing; dance; jitterbug

Hollywood Tattle Tale (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie (Hollywood report)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Irving Novick (signed)
Inks
Irving Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My room could certainly stand redecorating, Ronnie!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (in picture)
Synopsis
Veronica gyps Betty into doing all the work in redecorating her room.
Reprints
Keywords
redecorating

Indexer Notes

Veronica reads Archie Comics and Pep Comics in splash panel.

The Heat's On (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Jones; Mrs. Jones; Chief Bragle (introduction)
Synopsis
When Reggie tricks Archie and Jughead into believing that a PTA meeting at the Andrews' house is really a meeting about whether to kick the pair out of school, Archie and Jughead decide to skip town.
Reprints
Keywords
meeting; PTA; running away
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Is it broken, doctor?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Patch As Patch Can
    Archie
  3. 2. ["You can't beat him for laughs!"]
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie's Hollywood Quiz Page
    Archie
  5. 4. The Grid Kid
    Archie
  6. 5. ["First she loves him, then she hates him...that's our Wilbur!"]
    Wilbur
  7. 6. Archie Puzzle Page
    Archie
  8. 7. The Battle of the Jitterbugs
    Archie
  9. 8. Hollywood Tattle Tale
  10. 9. ["My room could certainly stand redecorating, Ronnie!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. The Heat's On
    Archie
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