(October 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:
?
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

["Two boys for every girl"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Illustrated ad for various novelties including X-ray specs, joy buzzer, silent dog whistle, etc. Honor House Products Corp., Lynbrook, N. Y.

The Lunch Bag Caper (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews starts packing his lunch for work; but forgets and Archie has to take it to him.

[You called for a piano tuner?] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Half-page ad in comic form for Bendix automatic bicycle transmissions. Bendix Corporation, Elmira, N.Y. Very abstract art.

Play Guitar in 7 Days (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated half-page ad for radio guitarist Ed Sale's 66 page Secret System. $2.98. Ed Sale Studio, Avon By the Sea, N. J.

Fashions for the Fair (Table of Contents)

[Veronica] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Veronica
Synopsis:
Veronica models five outfits with landmarks from the New York World's Fair in the background.

Snapshots of the Fair (Table of Contents)

[Betty] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty
Synopsis:
Betty models five outfits with structures from the New York World's Fair in the background.

Indexer Notes

Format is "snapshots" with text underneath.

Stop Watch/X-Ray Specs/Famous Military Medals (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henri Lamothe (X-Specs)
Inks:
Henri Lamothe (X-Specs)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Top half is two quarter-page ads by Honor House Products Corp., Lynbrook N. Y. featuring a stopwatch and X-ray Specs. Bottom half is ad for reproductions of military medals from various European countries for $1.00 each. Empire Merchandising Co., Tuckahoe, N. Y.

Heat Rave (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica
Synopsis:
Veronica won't let Archie or Betty into her air-conditioned mansion on a hot day.

Who is this.....Man? (Table of Contents)

[Jughead] / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead

Indexer Notes

Promo for Archie Giant Series #30--The World of Jughead, with cover repro. Included is coupon for getting the comic directly from the company for 25 cents (cover price.)

The Cool Fool! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; her father
Synopsis:
Jinx has her father try to inflate her backyard swimming pool.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bottom 2/3 of last page is list of Li'l Jinx Pen Pals. 48 names listed, ages 7 to 15.

100 Little Dolls/100 Toy Soldiers (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Top is half-page illustrated ad for 100 Styrene plastic and hard synthetic rubber dolls for $1.00 from an address in Newark, N. J. Bottom is half-page illustrated ad for 100 piece plastic toy soldier set for $1.00. Lucky Products Co., Carle Place, N. Y.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Breth Carroll; Barry Robinson
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Two articles by Breth Carroll, Kansas City, Mo., and Barry Robinson, Moose Jaw, Sask., Canada. Each article is illustrated, but it is unclear if they were provided by the author or added by a staff artist. Bottom half of second page is promo for Archie Club with coupon. Cost is 15 cents.

Just Answer this Advertisement... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling Cloverine Brand salve. Hillcrest Products Co., Inc., Tyrone, Pa.

The Choice (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Mr. Andrews; Reggie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica; Big Moose
Synopsis:
Archie tries to camouflage a black eye by wearing sunglasses and an eye patch.

Indexer Notes

Gags based on "I'd rather fight than switch" catch phrase from Tareyton cigarette TV commercials.

If you know just 20 people... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling Christmas cards for Wallace-Brown, Inc., New York, N. Y.

Insure Your Future... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; Illustrated ad for International Correspondence Schools, Scranton, Pa.

Give Me Just One Evening... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Mostly text ad for the 25-lesson "Guide to Hypnotism" illustrated with a drawing and a photo of the unnamed "author." Cost $1.98. Palmer-Jones Publishers, Newark, N. J.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Two boys for every girl"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. The Lunch Bag Caper
    Archie
  4. 3. [You called for a piano tuner?]
  5. 4. Play Guitar in 7 Days
  6. 5. Fashions for the Fair
    [Veronica]
  7. 6. Snapshots of the Fair
    [Betty]
  8. 7. Stop Watch/X-Ray Specs/Famous Military Medals
  9. 8. Heat Rave
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Who is this.....Man?
    [Jughead]
  11. 10. The Cool Fool!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. 100 Little Dolls/100 Toy Soldiers
  13. 12. Archie Club News
  14. 13. Just Answer this Advertisement...
  15. 14. The Choice
    Archie
  16. 15. If you know just 20 people...
  17. 16. Insure Your Future...
  18. 17. Give Me Just One Evening...
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