(January 1964)

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

["It's an idea I got from watching those teen-age TV programs"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Geraldine Grundy

The Egyptian (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
In ancient Egypt, the lovely peasant girl Bettapeni warns her beloved Captain of the guards Archie Runatdames of a plot to poison the Pharaoh, cooked up by the evil Grand Vizier Reggieptimen and the Queen's handmaiden Veronicapet.

Indexer Notes

A takeoff on the ancient Egypt craze sparked by the then-recent movie "Cleopatra."

Betty's Christmas Card (Table of Contents)

Betty / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper

Veronica's Christmas Card (Table of Contents)

Veronica / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge

Neckless Driving (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie installs power windows in his father's car, and Mr. Weatherbee gets his neck stuck in one of them when it gets stalled.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Say It With Flowers (Table of Contents)

Veronica / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica gets a thank-you wreath.

Holiday Confusion (Table of Contents)

Betty / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty's been Christmas shopping.

Lose Snooze (Table of Contents)

Betty / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty insists the Riverdale team still has a chance.

Dapper Date (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Big Ethel says her blind date wasn't as ugly as Betty describes him.

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo uses a different design for Big Ethel than the design (by Samm Schwartz) that eventually became the standard.

Fancy Footwork (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; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx doesn't want to replace her old white sneakers with new blue ones.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Next In Line (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Mr. Jones; Pepper
Synopsis:
After her father insinuates that she's a slob because of her constantly messy room, Josie tries to figure out why she can't help being sloppy.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["It's an idea I got from watching those teen-age TV programs"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Egyptian
    Archie
  3. 2. Betty's Christmas Card
    Betty
  4. 3. Veronica's Christmas Card
    Veronica
  5. 4. Neckless Driving
    Archie
  6. 5. Say It With Flowers
    Veronica
  7. 6. Holiday Confusion
    Betty
  8. 7. Lose Snooze
    Betty
  9. 8. Dapper Date
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Fancy Footwork
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Next In Line
    Josie
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