(August 1968)

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

["I have Betty and Veronica right in the palm of my hand!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
beaches; comic books; reading; sunbathing; sunglasses; suntan lotion; swimsuits

Hard Choice (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie considers himself a "dumb, stupid, ignorant, wishy-washy excuse for a man" because of his inability to decide between Betty and Veronica.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Veronica is carrying a box from "DeCarlo Men's Wear," a reference to Dan DeCarlo.

When reprinted in Jughead Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #197, letters are credited to Harry Lucey.

Soap Opera (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
The thrilling story of Archie and Reggie's rivalry over Veronica is constantly interrupted by commercials.

Indexer Notes

This story contains references to many TV commercials and slogans of the era, including "I came back... to Brylcreem" (here "Kilcream") and the Scope commercial where a man tells his boss "You may fire me, but you have bad breath!"

Tickets To Trouble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Everyone tries to stop Jughead from picking up a pair of theatre tickets.

Indexer Notes

One of the signs reads "Gorelick Lumber," a reference to Archie colorist and assistant editor Victor Gorelick.

Down and Out! (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; Hap Holliday

Dog Daze (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie vehemently denies that he lets Veronica treat him "like a pet poodle," but obeys whenever he hears her say "sit."
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I have Betty and Veronica right in the palm of my hand!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Hard Choice
    Archie
  3. 2. Soap Opera
    Archie
  4. 3. Tickets To Trouble
    Archie
  5. 4. Down and Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Dog Daze
    Archie
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