Al Fagaly's self-caricature confirmed by "The Art of Archie: The Covers."
Spot illustration possibly from previous issue. Text explains that the Archie Andrews Club is replacing the Shield G-Man Club, and that one can get the new Archie button free by returning the Shield identification card. Also mentions that the Archie radio show continues on.
Pen pal addresses.
First Archie story by Samm Schwartz, who would go on to become the lead artist for Jughead. Schwartz would continue working at Archie Comics (with the exception of one break in the mid-1960s to head Tower Comics' Tippy Teen) until his death in 1997.