(September 1970)

Archie, 1970 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
5 Times a Year in Feb., May, Aug., Sept., and Nov.
On-sale date:
1970-07-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series Goes Glad
Editing:
Richard Goldwater (uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["I think Dan just found the short circuit in our amplifier!"] (Table of Contents)

The Mad House Glads / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
The Madhouse Glads [Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Clyde Didit; Dippy Didit]

Indexer Notes

The name of the band and the name of the book's feature changes from story to story in this issue.

It's Fan-ship ... Fan-ship. Just A Perfect Bland-ship! (Table of Contents)

The Mad House Glads / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
The Mad House Glads [Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Clyde Didit; Dippy Didit]; Fran The Fan
Synopsis:
Fran researches the Glads' zodiac sign and tries to keep them in the house when their horoscope is not a favorable one.
Reprints:
Keywords:
music

Indexer Notes

Dippy says the band was created in December 1968. Band's name on the drum and van logo is The Glads, but is called The Mad House Glads.

It's The Thought That Counts (Table of Contents)

The Madhouse Glads / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
The Madhouse Glads [Dan Diddit; Dick Diddit; Dippy Diddit]; Mr. Diddit; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Josie (cameo)
Synopsis:
Clyde has the flu, so Mr. Didit takes his place in the band.
Reprints:
Keywords:
music

["Love Archie's Grab Bag!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Ram Jam (Table of Contents)

Fran the Fan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
Fran and friends are hoping to get autographs from The Glads.
Keywords:
music

Hair Flair (Table of Contents)

Bippy the Hippy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bippy the Hippy
Synopsis:
Bippy and his hippy friend ride an elevator.

Square Hair (Table of Contents)

Bippy the Hippy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bippy the Hippy; Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
Bippy's friend sold out.

Chart Art (Table of Contents)

The Glads / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Didit; Clyde Didit
Synopsis:
The flashing lights bugs Dan's eyes.
Keywords:
music

Cruise News (Table of Contents)

Mad House Glads / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Lemoine
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Dippy Didit
Synopsis:
The Mad House Glads are asked to play in Europe.
Keywords:
music

Indexer Notes

The interviewer's camera has CBS written on it, which is the network that aired The Archie Show during this period.

Presenting (Table of Contents)

Bippy the Hippy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bippy the Hippy
Synopsis:
Bippy needs 5 soap wrappers to enter a contest.

["I think the Glads ad their music are great."] (Table of Contents)

Fran The Fan's Glad Mail Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Fran The Fan]
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dexter Taylor

Characters:
Fran the Fan; Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Dippy Didit; Clyde Didit

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Joe Edwards.

Concrete Thinking (Table of Contents)

Fran The Fan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fran The Fan; Mr. Didit; Dan Didit; Dick Didit
Synopsis:
Fran's plan to get a concrete footprint of one of the Glads backfires.
Reprints:
Keywords:
music
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I think Dan just found the short circuit in our amplifier!"]
    The Mad House Glads
  2. 1. It's Fan-ship ... Fan-ship. Just A Perfect Bland-ship!
    The Mad House Glads
  3. 2. It's The Thought That Counts
    The Madhouse Glads
  4. 3. ["Love Archie's Grab Bag!"]
    Archie
  5. 4. Ram Jam
    Fran the Fan
  6. 5. Hair Flair
    Bippy the Hippy
  7. 6. Square Hair
    Bippy the Hippy
  8. 7. Chart Art
    The Glads
  9. 8. Cruise News
    Mad House Glads
  10. 9. Presenting
    Bippy the Hippy
  11. 10. ["I think the Glads ad their music are great."]
    Fran The Fan's Glad Mail Corner
  12. 11. Concrete Thinking
    Fran The Fan
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