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(May 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

["Can't he be man's best friend some other time?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
couch; sheep dog

Double or Nothing! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Rachel Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica have both dumped Archie for his usual crime of dating both of them on the same night. But jealousy makes them change their tune when they see him out with Jughead's pretty cousin.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cousin; telephone

Indexer Notes

Pop Tate is called "Pop Tait" on page 3.

Doll Daffy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Uncle Frank
Synopsis:
Archie's uncle gives him a little black book to write in.
Keywords:
black book

Super Stupe (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Midge's father; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Three two-panel gags about Moose's stupidity: Moose listens to music by ear; Moose has a mind like a blotter, he gets everything backwards; Midge has to stop Moose from throwing her father out of her house.
Keywords:
blotter; guitar

All in the Stars! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge; Reggie Mantle; Flora Fortune (Midge's cousin)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica won't get near Archie because his horoscope foretells disaster and they don't want to be responsible for it.
Keywords:
horoscope; telephone booth

Indexer Notes

Midge's last name is given as "Taylor" in this story.

Spectacular Is the Only Word for It! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Spectacular / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Dolly Folly! (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:
Li'l Jinx gets a new "Janie" doll and spends all her money buying clothes for it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dolls

Indexer Notes

Janie is a takeoff on Barbie, who had been introduced by Mattel in 1959. "Ben," Janie's boyfriend, is a takeoff on Ken, introduced in 1961.

["If you like to meet 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 49 persons (ages 7 to 16) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Canada, Northern Ireland, and Jamaica.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.25 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Auf Weidersehn (Petersburg, Va.) for article about living in Germany. Second prize of $3.00 to Doug Blevins (Roger, Ark.) for article about himself. Third prize of $2.00 to Ann Sutherland (Cobalt, Ontario, Canada) for article about herself. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Karen Schwartz (Encino, Calif.) for article about herself.

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

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

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 264,583. Issue nearest to filing date: 228,575.

Smooth Delivery (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis:
Josie is feuding with Pepper. She writes a nasty note to Pepper and asks Melody to deliver it, but Melody meets Alex and forgets all about the note.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bowling
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Can't he be man's best friend some other time?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Double or Nothing!
    Archie
  3. 2. Doll Daffy
    Archie
  4. 3. Super Stupe
    Moose
  5. 4. All in the Stars!
    Archie
  6. 5. Spectacular Is the Only Word for It!
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  7. 6. Dolly Folly!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["If you like to meet new friends!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963
  12. 11. Smooth Delivery
    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