(May 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., and Nov.
On-sale date:
1972-03-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
John Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Show Stopper Caper! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dick Didit; Fran the Fan

The Show Stopper Caper (Table of Contents)

The Glads / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dick Didit; Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
A rival rock singer who is jealous of the Glads' success goes to great lengths, including kidnapping Fran, to stop the band from playing at the Mountain Lodge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story

["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)

Write On! (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Greg barters on getting his fortune told.
Reprints:

To Kiss and Tell (Table of Contents)

The Madhouse Glads / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance; teen
Characters:
Fran the Fan; Dick Didit; Dan Didit; Mr. Didit; Rod the Mod; Clyde Didit; Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis:
Fran goes to deliver shirts to Clyde's apartment and finds herself alone with Rod, who comes onto Fran until the Glads rescue her.

Indexer Notes

This story establishes that Clyde Didit is in college and sharing an off-campus apartment with Rod the Mod.

["Order the big 3 and get comics free!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Cornered (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx dreams that she causes trouble, so she sleepwalks into the corner.
Reprints:

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

letters page / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Fran the Fan; Dick Didit; Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Dick Didit

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership is on the bottom half of page 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

The Worry Birds (Table of Contents)

The Madhouse Glads / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Didit; Dick Didit; Dan Didit; Dippy Didit; Annette; Annette's mother
Synopsis:
Mr. Didit visits Clyde's apartment to check in on him and finds two girls in Clyde's apartment -- namely his neighbor and Dick's girlfriend Annette and Annette's mother.

Indexer Notes

Mr. Didit's first name is given as Damon.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Show Stopper Caper!
  2. 1. The Show Stopper Caper
    The Glads
  3. 2. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
    Archie Quarter Comics
  4. 3. Write On!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. To Kiss and Tell
    The Madhouse Glads
  6. 5. ["Order the big 3 and get comics free!"]
    Archie's Big Three
  7. 6. Cornered
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Fran the Fan's Glad Mail Corner
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. The Worry Birds
    The Madhouse Glads
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
  • Luke A.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Steven Rowe