(December 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:
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

["This is guaranteed to give me good posture!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Smoke Scream (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge vows to have one last cigar and then give up smoking. When Archie ruins the cigar, he is sent to buy Mr. Lodge one cigar -- and only one.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cigars; smoking

Archie Says: Nylon Means Strength (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

U. S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Picnic Pic (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tries to take a picture of Veronica at a picnic.
Keywords:
camera; picnic

Right Sight! (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty speculates on why her friend doesn't wear her glasses when she's out with her boyfriend.
Keywords:
eyeglasses

King of Swing! (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Moose tries to hit a golf ball off Reggie's stomach.
Keywords:
golf

The Bird Watchers! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Everyone thinks he or she is the one who let Miss Grundy's beloved canary out of its cage, and they all rush to buy her a new bird.
Keywords:
bird cage; canary

Open Before Christmas (and Long After) (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Good Feeling (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
When Li'l Jinx finds a lost wallet, Daddy makes her return it to its owner.
Keywords:
reward; soda; wallet

["It's the greatest thrill to get 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 16) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include England, Canada, India, Australia, Trinidad, and Antigua.

[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 Carol McKnight (Pittsburg, Pa.) for article about herself. Second prize of $3.00 to Margaret Jeung (Denver, Colo.) for article on collecting stamps. Third prize of $2.00 to Janet Eraas (Plattsmouth, Nebr.) for three jokes. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Marilyn Brayne (New Britain, Conn.) for three jokes.

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

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

Fly-Over Chicane (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Gilbert Auto-Rama / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Scrub Team! (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Pepper; Albert; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Pepper objects to Mr. Jones making Josie do the dishes, arguing that dishpan hands will make her unattractive to Albert. So Josie's dad makes Albert help out with the chores.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dishwashing; house cleaning

Archie Says Get Lucky! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This is guaranteed to give me good posture!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Smoke Scream
    Archie
  3. 2. Archie Says: Nylon Means Strength
    U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  4. 3. Picnic Pic
    Archie
  5. 4. Right Sight!
    Betty
  6. 5. King of Swing!
    Moose
  7. 6. The Bird Watchers!
    Jughead
  8. 7. Open Before Christmas (and Long After)
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  9. 8. A Good Feeling
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. ["It's the greatest thrill to get mail from new friends..."]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  13. 12. Fly-Over Chicane
    Gilbert Auto-Rama
  14. 13. Scrub Team!
    Josie
  15. 14. Archie Says Get Lucky!
    Archie Comics
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