(August 1981)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Nine times a year
On-sale date:
1981
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode:
0271000696308
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

["Betty, we've got the worst seats in the ballpark!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

A Nose for News (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie is trying to establish himself on the school paper, but Reggie (the editor-in-chief) only gives him menial tasks. So, when Reggie finds out there's a philosopher in town who hates reporters, he realizes he has another assignment for Archie. But, it turns out Archie's red hair is considered lucky by Singh Songh, the philosopher. So, Archie ends up getting a story that makes him the toast of the news world.

Personality Grates (Table of Contents)

Lil 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; Charley Hawse

Shake That Thing (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The band has a big show coming up, but Betty's tambourine is broken. So, she ends up getting one from a gypsy band that makes her the center of attention.

Book Worm (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The gang is collecting books for a charity drive, and try to get a donation from Titus Titewhad, the town curmudgeon. He throws a tantrum, and gives himself a heart attack. The teens rush him to the hospital, and he shows his gratitude by donating a rare first edition.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Betty, we've got the worst seats in the ballpark!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Nose for News
    Archie
  3. 2. Personality Grates
    Lil Jinx
  4. 3. Shake That Thing
    Archie
  5. 4. Book Worm
    Archie
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