(May 1987)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly in Jan. March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Music Corp.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
02710006974405
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["We can't rehearse anymore, guys!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Keywords:
band rehearsal; fuse; rock music; wishbone

Betcha Bite a Chip with Chips Ahoy! (Table of Contents)

Chips Ahoy; Nabisco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies featuring a maze.

Reaction Action (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang are in the studio audience of a television show. Archie gets hassled by a audience member and ends up on stage when it is revealed that the annoyance was part of the show.
Keywords:
television broadcast

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

Sales Leadership Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards and other items for Sales Leadership Club, 45 Warwick St., Springfield, MA 01102.

Musicade: The World's Greatest Rock 'n Roll Catalog (Table of Contents)

Musicade / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

All-text ad for Musicade, featuring buttons, posters, t-shirts, etc. for various rock groups. PO. Box (illegible) Dept. AB, San Diego, CA 92108.

You Don't Need Drugs To... (Table of Contents)

Archie; Say No to Drugs / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
You don't need drugs to...play sports...meet new friends...enjoy music...just feel great...
Keywords:
drugs

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Say 'No' to Drugs" campaign.

Archie's Football Word Scrimmage (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Keywords:
football

Indexer Notes

Scrambled word search involving football.

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1986 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Michael I. Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1986. Average paid circulation for past 12 months was 53,550.

Subscribe and Save $1.75 on Each Five-Issue Subscription!! (Table of Contents)

Archie Digests / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Promo with mail-in coupon for subscriptions to Archie digests. Five issues for $5.00

Mark My Words (Table of Contents)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo [as James DeCarlo] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction; teen
Characters:
Archie 1, Betty 1, Veronica 1, Jughead 1
Synopsis:
The girls make initial necklaces for the boys, who aren't happy with the idea.
Keywords:
cavemen; dinosaurs; Triceratops

Indexer Notes

Part of a series of stories with the Archie gang as cavemen.

Step Right Up! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Promo with mail-in coupon for buying individual copies of Archie titles. Two issues for $1.00. Promo has a circus theme.

Double Your Fun! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie's Double Digest and Betty and Veronica Double Digest. Six issues for $10.00.

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions! (Table of Contents)

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo with mail-in coupon for subscriptions to Archie titles. Six issues for $3.00. Archie is dressed in a mail-carrier's uniform.

The Vocal (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]
Synopsis:
Archie is chewing gum when he cuts a demo record, so the lyrics are impossible to understand. A DJ plays the demo, which becomes popular, but draws the attention of a state commission which wants to ban the song.
Reprints:
Keywords:
censorship; demo; disc jockey; rock music

Indexer Notes

Parody of censorship of rock music, probably based on the "Louie, Louie" episode in the 1960s.

Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club (Table of Contents)

Archie Fan Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo with mail-in coupon for joining the Archie Fan Club for $3.00.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Club News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $6.00 to Andriana Azarias (Staten Island, N.Y.) for article on the Palace of Versailles. Second prize of $4.00 to Jordan White (Deerfield, Ill.) for an anti-smoking article.

Miss Grundy Pop Quiz! (Table of Contents)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

Characters:
Miss Grundy

Indexer Notes

Five multiple choice questions. Little Archie artist Dexter Taylor is listed a possible answer for two questions.

Johnson Smith Company (Table of Contents)

Johnson Smith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for novelties from Johnson Smith Company, Dept. B65, 4514 19th Court E., Bradenton, Fla. 34203.

The Weaker Sex (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils:
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Chuck Clayton; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
The boys are building a snow fort in the park, while the girls are building a snowman. The boys decide to have a snowball fight with the girls and think they've won. The girls return with a pair of snowmobiles and run the boys out of their fort.
Keywords:
snow fort; snowball fight; snowman; snowmobiles

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain "O"

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards for Olympic Sales Club, Inc., Dept. 87AC2, Enfield, CT 06082.

Packs of Fun for Everyone! (Table of Contents)

M & M's; Mars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Illustrated ad for M & M's candy.

Bonkers! Chewy Candy Presents The Misadventures of Captain Clueless in Pursuit of Scary, Bouncing Ugly Balls (Table of Contents)

Bonkers!; Nabisco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AC

Characters:
Captain Clueless

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Parody of super-hero comics. Mail-in coupon for free Ugly Ball for ten UPC labels from Bonkers! candy from P.O. Box 1204, Grand Rapids, MN 55745.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["We can't rehearse anymore, guys!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Betcha Bite a Chip with Chips Ahoy!
    Chips Ahoy; Nabisco
  3. 2. Reaction Action
    Archie
  4. 3. Prizes or Cash
    Sales Leadership Club
  5. 4. Musicade: The World's Greatest Rock 'n Roll Catalog
    Musicade
  6. 5. You Don't Need Drugs To...
    Archie; Say No to Drugs
  7. 6. Archie's Football Word Scrimmage
    Archie
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1986
  9. 8. Subscribe and Save $1.75 on Each Five-Issue Subscription!!
    Archie Digests
  10. 9. Mark My Words
    Archie 1
  11. 10. Step Right Up!
    Archie's Checklist
  12. 11. Double Your Fun!
    Archie Double Digests
  13. 12. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  14. 13. The Vocal
    The Archies
  15. 14. Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club
    Archie Fan Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  17. 16. Miss Grundy Pop Quiz!
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  18. 17. Johnson Smith Company
    Johnson Smith Company
  19. 18. The Weaker Sex
    Archie
  20. 19. Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  21. 20. Packs of Fun for Everyone!
    M & M's; Mars
  22. 21. Bonkers! Chewy Candy Presents The Misadventures of Captain Clueless in Pursuit of Scary, Bouncing Ugly Balls
    Bonkers!; Nabisco
This issue was most recently modified by:
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