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(February 1963)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Let's see your witch doctor mask, Reggie!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob White ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Keywords:
masks; shop class; witch doctor

Movie Madness (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Johnson (janitor)
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks Archie should show some Old-World charm. When he does, everyone thinks he's trying to cover up some misdeed.
Keywords:
detention; flowers; movie theater

["Daddy couldn't afford to send me to Europe..."] (Table of Contents)

Betty's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
While it's snowing outside, Betty uses a sun lamp and travel posters to simulate being on the beach in Europe.
Keywords:
record player; sun lamp; swim suit; travel posters; winter

["Archie...look at what you're missing by not being able to ski!"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?; Paul Redstone (idea)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
There are advantages to sitting inside at a ski resort.
Keywords:
kissing; ski lodge; skis

Indexer Notes

Pin-Up page suggested by Paul Redstone (Scarsdale, N.Y.).

["Dig this crazy offer!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Wildcat Joe's Weird Will! (Table of Contents)

Fly Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fly Girl [Kim Brand]
Synopsis:
A gang concocts an elaborate plan to get revenge on Kim Brand, who they think tipped off Fly Girl to ruin their last job and send them to prison.
Keywords:
alligators; armor; castle; death traps; fake will; movie set; robot

Indexer Notes

Kim Brand only appears in her Fly Girl uniform in a one-panel flashback.

Can You Top This? (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Ga Ga
Synopsis:
In the winter, no matter what Jinx has, Ga Ga has something that's "bigger and better."
Keywords:
black eyes; ice; sledding; snowman; temper

["Girl Scouts...Boy Scouts and Little Leaguers praise my pen pal club once they join!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 51 persons (ages 7 to 17) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Hungary, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, India, Australia, Uganda, Canada, Jamaica, and Trinidad.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Sharon Pillsbury (Burlington, Vt.) for article on intelligence of horses. Second prize of $3.00 to Jim Fuxa (Omaha, Nebr.) for article on the praying mantis. Third prize of $2.00 to Frank Gerechter (New York, N.Y.) for article on pennies. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Nancy Isaacs (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for two jokes.

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

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Show Biz (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is the director of the school play. After he has all the parts cast, Betty and Veronica both pressure him to be cast as the lead. Archie comes up with a plan to discourage them, involving thrown pies in rehearsal.
Keywords:
casting; pies; rehearsal; school play
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Let's see your witch doctor mask, Reggie!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Movie Madness
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Daddy couldn't afford to send me to Europe..."]
    Betty's Pin-Up
  4. 3. ["Archie...look at what you're missing by not being able to ski!"]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  5. 4. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  6. 5. Wildcat Joe's Weird Will!
    Fly Girl
  7. 6. Can You Top This?
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["Girl Scouts...Boy Scouts and Little Leaguers praise my pen pal club once they join!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Show Biz
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Terry Watkins
  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steven Rowe