(September 1986)

Archie, 1965 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:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode:
02710006970609
Editing:
Victor Gorelick [as Vic Gorelick]; Richard Goldward (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; then Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["My girlfriend, Betty, sent me over to borrow some ketchup!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Keywords:
beach; picnic

Indexer Notes

Includes "Archie Salutes Our Lady" inset.

["We want you to join..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie; Campaign for a Smoke-Free America / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Anti-smoking public service message by Archie Comics and the American Cancer Society.

Here Lies Love (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty has rented two videotapes that Archie wants to see. But Veronica's mother has scheduled a cultural home party and Veronica has told Archie he has to attend. Betty tricks Reggie into taking Archie's place with Veronica.
Keywords:
chamber music; videotapes

Everyone's Bonked Out by New Chewy Chocolate Bonkers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Bonkers candy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dear Betty / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Letters from M.W (Wesbaden, Germany), "Confused" (Derwent, Alberta, Canada), and Carol M. (Tucson, Ariz.).

["Save! Subscribe and get 1 free!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

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

Don't Want It! (Table of Contents)

Hilda's Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as Rod O'shaw]
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as Rod O'shaw]
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as Rod O'shaw]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters:
Aunt Hilda

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle solved by circling every fourth letter.

Subscribe and Get One Issue Free! (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 for subscriptions to Archie digests. Five issues for $5.00.

The Misfortune Cookie (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty makes fun of Archie for being superstitious, but Archie keeps having bad luck.
Keywords:
black cat; Friday the 13th; ladder; mirror; superstition

400 Stickers and More $4.00 (Table of Contents)

Pineapple Kids Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Pineapple Kids Club, Buffalo, N.Y. 14222.

Why Not (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Deciding turnabout is fair play, Archie decides to try out for the girls softball team.
Keywords:
softball

A Steal of a Deal from David (Table of Contents)

David / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
baseball

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for David sunflower and pumpkins seeds, featuring a promotion with Rawlings Sporting Goods.

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 for subscriptions to Archie comics. Six issues for $3.00. Archie is dressed as a mail carrier.

["Step right up for the greatest deal in comics!"] (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

Mail-in coupon for buying individual issues of Archie comics. Two issue for $1.00. Characters are costumed in a circus theme.

Camp Daze (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty arrives at Archie's summer camp to find the campers running wild.
Keywords:
summer camp

["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 for memberships in the Archie Fan Club for $3.00.

Not Me (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie takes Veronica and Betty to the mall, but is upset when Veronica treats him like her servant.
Keywords:
mall; umbrella

[Prizes or Cash] (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain "O"

Indexer Notes

Ad for selling greeting cards for Olympic Sales Club, Inc., Enfield, Conn. 06082.

["Free 1986 Catalog"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad packed with items available from Johnson Smith Company, Bradenton, Fla. 34203.

44 Fabulous Bracelets and More for $4.00 (Table of Contents)

Pineapple Kids Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for glow in the dark Neon Ring bracelets from Pineapple Kids Club, Buffalo, N.Y. 14222.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["My girlfriend, Betty, sent me over to borrow some ketchup!"]
    Betty and Me
  2. 1. ["We want you to join..."]
    Archie; Campaign for a Smoke-Free America
  3. 2. Here Lies Love
    Betty and Me
  4. 3. Everyone's Bonked Out by New Chewy Chocolate Bonkers!
    Bonkers; Nabisco
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dear Betty
  6. 5. ["Save! Subscribe and get 1 free!"]
    Archie's Double Digest
  7. 6. Don't Want It!
    Hilda's Puzzle Page
  8. 7. Subscribe and Get One Issue Free!
    Archie Digests
  9. 8. The Misfortune Cookie
    Betty and Me
  10. 9. 400 Stickers and More $4.00
    Pineapple Kids Club
  11. 10. Why Not
    Betty and Me
  12. 11. A Steal of a Deal from David
    David
  13. 12. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  14. 13. ["Step right up for the greatest deal in comics!"]
    Archie's Checklist
  15. 14. Camp Daze
    Betty and Me
  16. 15. ["Fans! Now you can join the brand new Archie Fan Club"]
    Archie Fan Club
  17. 16. Not Me
    Betty and Me
  18. 17. [Prizes or Cash]
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  19. 18. ["Free 1986 Catalog"]
    Johnson Smith Company
  20. 19. 44 Fabulous Bracelets and More for $4.00
    Pineapple Kids Club
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