(August 1963)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Of course it's Archie!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper

Black Book Bluff (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica threatens to break up with Archie unless he shows the gang the little black book where he's been writing down all their secrets. After sending another black book ("The Wobbsey Twins At Haunted Lodge") as a decoy, he finally gives in and is about to read the mysterious book to them, until he plays on his friends' fears of having their guilty secrets come out.

Indexer Notes

This is part of a storyline that began in "The Little Black Book" (Archie # 129) and continued in "The Black Book Returns" (Archie # 132)

The Big Black & Blue Belt (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tries to get his black belt in karate.

Moon, June, Ruin! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is writing a song, which leads to his friends trying to figure out who he's writing it for, not to mention a lot of puns and mockery of his songwriting skills.

Indexer Notes

The song Reggie and Jughead sing is "You Always Hurt the One You Love," which writer Frank Doyle quoted in many stories well into the '80s.

Hikes and Likes! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Ga Ga; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
After the President calls for the youth of America to be more physically active, Li'l Jinx prepares to go on a fifty mile hike.

Indexer Notes

One of many Archie stories from 1962-3 based on President Kennedy's call for kids to exercise more.

Daddy's Girl (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Mr. Jones; Albert; Pepper
Synopsis:
Josie accuses her father of raising her as a tomboy because he always wanted a boy. She decides she's going to be sickeningly feminine from now on.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Of course it's Archie!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Black Book Bluff
    Archie
  3. 2. The Big Black & Blue Belt
    Archie
  4. 3. Moon, June, Ruin!
    Archie
  5. 4. Hikes and Likes!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Daddy's Girl
    Josie
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