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(February 1964)

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

["Too bad we don't have any machines that exercise their brains!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy
Keywords:
report cards; rowing machine; stationary bicycle

Winter Carnival! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Bigbottom
Synopsis:
Archie tries to beat Reggie in a snow-sculpture contest by disguising an old weather balloon as a sculpture of the world.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bicycle pump; snow sculpture; weather balloon

Sign Posts (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie tries to find Jughead at his workplace.
Keywords:
factory; roller skates

["I can't go to the costume ball in this outfit"] (Table of Contents)

Veronica's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?; Babs Kendall (idea)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge hits the ceiling (literally) in disapproval of his daughter's skimpy costume.
Keywords:
costume party

Indexer Notes

"Pin-up suggested by Babs Kendall, 311 Lockwood Ave., New Rochelle, N.Y."

The Evader (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty informs Veronica that Jughead will never give a straight answer to a woman. Veronica tries to put him in a position where he'll have to give her a straight answer.
Reprints:
Keywords:
maple syrup

["Dig this crazy offer!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Cheer Eater (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; Greg; Ga Ga; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx gets some chocolates for a sick friend, but ends up eating them herself.
Keywords:
candy

["It's the greatest feeling 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

Listing of 44 persons (ages 8 to 16) requesting pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries listed include England, Canada, Australia, India, Trinidad, and Antigua.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Billy Borr (Helena, Mont.) for an article on his dog. Second prize of $3.00 to Kevin Kelly (Westbury, N.Y.) for article on archery. Third prize of $2.00 to Suzanne Lee Vance (Centralia, Wash.) for an article about herself. Fourth prize $1.00 to Ronnie Russell (McColl, S.C.) for an article about himself.

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

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

Take It Easel (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
When Alex raves about Melody's terrible abstract painting, Pepper and Albert try to humiliate them both by getting Melody's painting entered in an art show.
Reprints:
Keywords:
abstract art; art show; painting

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #33, inks are credited to Vince DeCarlo. There's the standard abstract art gag about the painting being hung upside-down.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Too bad we don't have any machines that exercise their brains!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Winter Carnival!
    Archie
  3. 2. Sign Posts
    Archie
  4. 3. ["I can't go to the costume ball in this outfit"]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  5. 4. The Evader
    Jughead
  6. 5. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. The Cheer Eater
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["It's the greatest feeling to get mail from new friends!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Take It Easel
    Josie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jaime Weinman
  • 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