(May 1974)

Archie, 1970 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
5 times a year in Feb., May, Aug., Sept. & Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Enterprises Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series [vertical]
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

With this issue, the title (like many other Archie titles around this time) goes back to 36 pages after three years as a 52 page Giant.


A Speck of Trouble (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Mr. Didit; Fran the Fan

Finding Refuse (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Fran the Fan; Rod the Mod
Synopsis:
The Glads write and sing a song about preventing pollution. Fran tells Rod how they are doing something worthy. Rod takes the challenge and writes a speech about keeping Larchdale clean. Everyone congratulates him on a fine job. As he walks away saying he hopes they learned something, he throws his papers on the ground.
Keywords:
pollution

Loves Me Not (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis:
Jinx gets stung picking daisies.

The Peacemaker (Table of Contents)

The Mad House Glads / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Didit; Fran the Fan; Rod the Mod
Synopsis:
Fran turned down Rod and is going dancing with Danny. Danny feels bad about things he said to Rod and wants to apologize. He finds Rod and says he's sorry but so does Rod. They both say they started it and then get to arguing about who really started it. Eventually they tangle and Danny comes back to Fran all beat up and announces he feels better because now he nor Rod can take her dancing.

Dear Fran (Table of Contents)

Fran the Fan / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Fran the Fan]
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Characters:
Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
Advice letters written to Fran with responses.
Keywords:
advice

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters:
typeset

Nothing Doing (Table of Contents)

Mad House Glads / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Rod the Mod; Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
Rod wonders why Clyde and Danny bring Fran along to their gigs.

The Share Cropper (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Rod the Mod
Synopsis:
Danny convinces Clyde to share his money.

Big Decision! (Table of Contents)

Mad House Glads / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Mr. Didit
Synopsis:
Lamb stew for supper.

Loud and Clear (Table of Contents)

Mad House Glads / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Rod the Mod; Unnamed salesperson
Synopsis:
Rod buys a new suit jacket.

Speck of Trouble (Table of Contents)

Mad House Glads / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Mr. Didit; Fran the Fan
Synopsis:
After complaining about the boys music, Mr. Didit decides to play around with some Beethoven but can't get anything right. He is on his last sheet of composing paper when his writing pen explodes onto his violin. He twangs the ink off the violin and it goes onto his last sheet of paper. The boys come home as Pops is calling it quits. They find the music (really a bunch of blots) and turn it into a big hit.

["Hey, Archie fans!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Speck of Trouble
    Mad House Glads
  2. 1. Finding Refuse
    The Mad House Glads
  3. 2. Loves Me Not
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Peacemaker
    The Mad House Glads
  5. 4. Dear Fran
    Fran the Fan
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Nothing Doing
    Mad House Glads
  8. 7. The Share Cropper
    Madhouse Glads
  9. 8. Big Decision!
    Mad House Glads
  10. 9. Loud and Clear
    Mad House Glads
  11. 10. Speck of Trouble
    Mad House Glads
  12. 11. ["Hey, Archie fans!"]
    Jughead With Archie Digest
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  • Luke A.
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