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(September 1963)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
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

["You wind up the Betty and Veronica dolls and they fight over the Archie doll!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
wind-up dolls

Basket Party (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica wants a basket of beach sand for a rock garden at her house. Archie and Reggie fight over who gets to deliver it to her.
Keywords:
rock garden; sand

Record Wreckers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and the boys set a record for smashing a piano. Unfortunately the piano they thought was abandoned belonged to Pop Tate so they'll have to set another record--for washing dishes.
Keywords:
dish washing; Piano smashing

Indexer Notes

Piano smashing was an actual fad in 1963.

Mortar Madness (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andews; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The top edges of the Lodge swimming pool have been freshly cemented. The gang can get into the pool via the diving board, but have to come up with a cooperative plan in order to get out.
Keywords:
cement; diving board; swimming pool

What a World! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Wading for Li'l Jinx (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Greg; Ga Ga
Synopsis:
Hap is tired of having to look all over to find Jinx. Jinx says she plays at her friends' houses because they have wading pools. Hap decides to buy a wading pool, but soon comes to regret it.
Keywords:
telephone; wading pool

["If you like to receive mail from new friends..."] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 45 persons (ages 8 to 17) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, Canada, England, India, Australia, Trinidad, and Antigua are represented.

Nylon Means Strength (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Says: / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The "Popsicle Kids" Play It Safe! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle Kids; Popsicle / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Debby Gould (Brunswick, Ga.) for article on dancing. Second prize of $3.00 to John Davidson (Glens Falls, N.Y.) for article on the seal of the United States. Third prize to Barbara Lampenfeld (San Bernadino, Calif.) for four jokes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

We Want a Re-Count (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Tom; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie are stunned when Jughead wins "Most Handsome" in the school popularity contest. On further investigation they find Jughead stuffed the ballot box so he could attend the winners' banquet.
Keywords:
banquet; election; fraud

Indexer Notes

Re-working of a story of the same name in Archie's Pal Jughead #14 (October 1952).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You wind up the Betty and Veronica dolls and they fight over the Archie doll!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Basket Party
    Archie
  3. 2. Record Wreckers
    Archie
  4. 3. Mortar Madness
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. What a World!
    The World of Jughead
  6. 5. Wading for Li'l Jinx
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. ["If you like to receive mail from new friends..."]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  8. 7. Nylon Means Strength
    Archie Says:
  9. 8. The "Popsicle Kids" Play It Safe!
    Popsicle Kids; Popsicle
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. We Want a Re-Count
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Terry Watkins
  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steven Rowe