(August 1974)

Archie, 1970 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
5 times a year in February, May, August, September, and November
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

Get Cracking! (Table of Contents)

The Glads / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier

Hit the Road (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier; Mr. Didit
Synopsis:
Mr. Didit imagines what life would be like if he were young, free, with no responsibilities, and playing the fiddle in a gypsy camp with a beautiful gypsy who looks like Fran.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gypsy; protest music

Personality (Table of Contents)

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:
Rod "the Mod" Roman; Dan Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier
Synopsis:
Rod becomes aware that his personality seems to repulse everyone he meets.

Over and Out (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier
Synopsis:
Fran asks Dan to listen to a rock record on headphones.

Hello, Hello... (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; Russ
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx and Russ play with a tin-can telephone.
Reprints:

The Invitation (Table of Contents)

Mad House Glads with Fran the Fan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fran "the Fan" Frazier; Mrs. Frazier; Clyde Didit; Dan Didit
Synopsis:
Dan and Clyde are staying for dinner at Fran's.

A Broad Statement (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Mr. Didit
Synopsis:
Dan is beaten to a pulp by women's libbers for calling them "dumb girls."
Keywords:
women's lib

Lend Lease (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Clyde Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier; Rod "the Mod" Roman
Synopsis:
Rod arrives to borrow something from Clyde.

The Clean Scene (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dan Didit; Mr. Didit
Synopsis:
Dan tries to find an excuse to get out of cleaning the garage.

Dear Fran (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Fran "the Fan" Frazier
Synopsis:
Fran tries her best to give advice to her readers from New York, Kansas and even Canada.

["You don't have to be mad to enjoy..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mad House Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Hey, kids! Stay in the groove with Archie Series comics!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Quarter Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Get Cracking (Table of Contents)

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:
Clyde Didit; Dan Didit; Fran "the Fan" Frazier
Synopsis:
Fran tries to join the Glads as a vocalist by training her voice to cover a three-octave range.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Get Cracking!
    The Glads
  2. 1. Hit the Road
    Mad House Glads
  3. 2. Personality
    Mad-House Glads
  4. 3. Over and Out
    Mad House Glads
  5. 4. Hello, Hello...
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Invitation
    Mad House Glads with Fran the Fan
  7. 6. A Broad Statement
    Mad House Glads
  8. 7. Lend Lease
    Mad House Glads
  9. 8. The Clean Scene
    Mad House Glads
  10. 9. Dear Fran
  11. 10. ["You don't have to be mad to enjoy..."]
    Mad House Annual
  12. 11. ["Hey, kids! Stay in the groove with Archie Series comics!"]
    Archie Quarter Comics
  13. 12. Get Cracking
    Mad-House Glads
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