(February 1972)

Archie, 1970 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
5 times a year in Feb., May, Aug., Sept. & Nov.
On-sale date:
1971-11-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Secret of Carswell Crypt! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dippy Didit

Experience Teaches (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; romance; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dick Didit; Dippy Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier; Alice
Synopsis:
Fran prefers romantic, unpredictable Dick over prosaic, safe Dippy, until she learns that Dick learned to be romantic by practicing on many other girls.
Reprints:

["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Groan Up (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
Synopsis:
Jinx didn't finish supper.
Reprints:

The Secret of Carswell Crypt (Table of Contents)

The Glads / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dippy Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier; Annette
Synopsis:
A mysterious stranger who asks Fran for help is kidnapped; the gang tracks him to a graveyard where Fran also disappears.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cemetery

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #2, the inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Fran the Fan's Glad Mail Corner (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
Dexter Taylor
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Dexter Taylor

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

Let's Face It! (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
Synopsis:
A boy thinks he's seen Jinx somewhere before.
Reprints:

["Here's a real groovy offer, kids!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Big 3 Giants / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Sound Off (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dippy Didit; Dick Didit; Dan Didit; Clyde Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier
Synopsis:
Fran tries to give the Madhouse Glads a message.

Pretty Crummy (Table of Contents)

Madhouse Madness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dippy Didit; Dick Didit; Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Archie Andrews (cameo, on comic book cover)
Synopsis:
The Madhouse Glads get a box of homemade cookies in the mail.
Reprints:

The Eye Tooth (Table of Contents)

Madhouse Madness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dick Didit; Dan Didit; Dippy Didit; Rod the Mod
Synopsis:
Rod the Mod goes to the dentist.
Reprints:

Big Brother (Table of Contents)

Madhouse Madness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Rod the Mod; Fran "the Fan" Frazier
Synopsis:
Dan Didit throws a tomato at Rod the Mod.

Girl Chaser (Table of Contents)

Madhouse Madness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Sharon; Rod the Mod
Synopsis:
Ron the Mod is always stealing Dan Didit's girl.
Reprints:

I Got the Message (Table of Contents)

Madhouse Madness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Bippy the Hippy; Rod the Mod; Clyde Didit
Synopsis:
Clyde gives Bippy a message for Rod.
Reprints:

Operation Didit (Table of Contents)

Fran the Fan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Gus LeMoine
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
drama; humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Didit; Dippy Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier
Synopsis:
When Fran bikes fifteen miles to see Dan and Dippy, they leave her and refuse to give her a ride back, but feel bad when it begins to storm and they find her bike crushed under a fallen tree.

["We older folks are with it, man!"] (Table of Contents)

A Madhouse Glads Pin-Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Bippy the Hippy; Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Clyde Didit; Dippy Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier
Synopsis:
Older folks tell it like it was.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of Carswell Crypt!
    Mad House Glads
  2. 1. Experience Teaches
    The Glads
  3. 2. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
    Archie Quarter Comics
  4. 3. Groan Up
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. The Secret of Carswell Crypt
    The Glads
  6. 5. Fran the Fan's Glad Mail Corner
  7. 6. Let's Face It!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["Here's a real groovy offer, kids!"]
    Archie's Big 3 Giants
  9. 8. Sound Off
    The Glads Madhouse Madness
  10. 9. Pretty Crummy
    Madhouse Madness
  11. 10. The Eye Tooth
    Madhouse Madness
  12. 11. Big Brother
    Madhouse Madness
  13. 12. Girl Chaser
    Madhouse Madness
  14. 13. I Got the Message
    Madhouse Madness
  15. 14. Operation Didit
    Fran the Fan
  16. 15. ["We older folks are with it, man!"]
    A Madhouse Glads Pin-Up
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