(August 1970)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
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

Issue Notes

The cover and stories in this issue deal with drag racing, one of a number of Archie comics from this period responding to the increased popularity of the sport.


["Just how fast is your dragster, Archie?"] (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Wipe Out (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Ace Marvelus; Slab Camshaft
Synopsis:
Worried that Veronica is flipping over the successful drag racer Ace Marvelus, Archie tries to rig the race so an ugly middle-aged racer, Slab Camshaft, will beat Ace.

Raceway Rhythm (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Spike Hanlon
Synopsis:
The Archies arrive in a town where an obnoxious racer named Spike Hanlon is throwing his weight around. The only driver who can beat him is injured, so Reggie offers to enter the race instead. And in the race, Reggie turns his obnoxiousness to his own advantage by using it to break Spike's concentration.

Stuck (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Reprints:

Victory in Vain (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie recalls the dirty tricks Reggie has pulled in previous drag races and wonders what Reggie is going to do to him this time.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Just how fast is your dragster, Archie?"]
    Life With Archie
  2. 1. Wipe Out
    Archie
  3. 2. Raceway Rhythm
    The Archies
  4. 3. Stuck
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Victory in Vain
    Archie
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