(September 1962)

Archie, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Oh, if only Dr. Kildare or Ben Casey could help me!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
first aid; injuries; swimming; swimming pools; swimsuits

The Lazy Ones (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie does push-ups to try and obey President Kennedy's call for the youth of America to exercise more, but it turns out that the gang actually gets more exercise when they're just having fun.

Indexer Notes

One of several stories in Archie comics that reference JFK's then-recent push for physical fitness.

A Jet Bet (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg

Wayward Whirl (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tries to throw an iron ball attached to a chain.

The Avenger (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie makes up an elaborate scenario to argue that when he brought a baseball glove to a date with Veronica, it was actually for her own protection.

Start To Finish (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead and Betty discuss the fact that whenever Archie starts well, he finishes badly. Then Jughead points out to Betty that the reverse is also true.

Prisoner of Love (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie dreams he's on a planet where robots are terrorized by gorgeous Amazon "monster" women. He's captured and taken to meet their Queen, who prepares to give Archie her kiss of death.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Oh, if only Dr. Kildare or Ben Casey could help me!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Lazy Ones
    Archie
  3. 2. A Jet Bet
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Wayward Whirl
    Archie
  5. 4. The Avenger
    Archie
  6. 5. Start To Finish
    Archie
  7. 6. Prisoner of Love
    Archie
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