(November 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

["When I date a girl I spend money like it was water!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Keywords:
soda

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Eyes Have It! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
No one will believe Archie when he says that he got his black eye because he "walked into a door," since that's the corniest old excuse in the book.
Reprints:
Keywords:
black eye

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

Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Play Guitar in 7 Days (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ed Sale / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["C'mon, Betty...have another hot dog!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead offers Betty another hot dog. Betty does a bathing-suit pose while worrying about her weight.
Keywords:
beach; hot dogs

["But we're not picnicing!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A policeman tries to get Archie and Veronica off the grass.
Keywords:
motorcycle; picnic; police

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

Honor House Products Corp.; Empire Merchandising / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

As Others See You (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert
Synopsis:
Josie and Pepper pick Albert as the model for their outdoor art class, a big disappointment to all the boys who signed up thinking they were going to draw Melody.
Reprints:
Keywords:
art class; model; sketching

Indexer Notes

The shortest of the three boys on page 3 is a self-caricature of Dan DeCarlo.

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

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

Color-Full! (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:
To stop her from making noise, Daddy tells Li'l Jinx to color with crayons.
Reprints:
Keywords:
coloring; crayons; felt tip markers; noise; spanking

["It's always fun to meet new and exciting friends from all over the world!"] (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 44 persons (ages 8 to 17) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, there is one from Canada.

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

The 100 Doll Co.; Lucky Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrew (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Barbara Loughlin (Wilton, Conn.) for "The Most Memorable Day of My Life." Second prize of $3.00 to Pat Driscoll (Florence, Mass.) for an article about her town. Third prize of $2.00 to Carol Adams (Genoa City, Wis.) for article about her cat. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Audrey Kardell (Pittsburgh, Pa.) for article on her new neighbors. Includes previously-published head shots of the four Archie characters.

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

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

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

Hillcrest Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shell Shock (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Maurice (chef)
Synopsis:
To get in good with Mr. Lodge, Archie brings him a basket of live crabs. The twist is that the crabs don't bite him this time.
Keywords:
basket; crabs; tickling

Indexer Notes

Archie's line "I got some seafood, momma!" is a reference to the Andrews Sisters song "Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama)."

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Insure Your Future with an I. C. S. High School Diploma (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools (ICS) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Palmer-Jones Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["When I date a girl I spend money like it was water!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp
  3. 2. The Eyes Have It!
    Archie
  4. 3. [You called for a piano tuner?]
    Bendix
  5. 4. Play Guitar in 7 Days
    Ed Sale
  6. 5. ["C'mon, Betty...have another hot dog!"]
    Betty's Pin-Up
  7. 6. ["But we're not picnicing!"]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  8. 7. Stop Watch/X-Ray Specs; Famous Military Medals
    Honor House Products Corp.; Empire Merchandising
  9. 8. As Others See You
    Josie
  10. 9. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  11. 10. Color-Full!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. ["It's always fun to meet new and exciting friends from all over the world!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  13. 12. 100 Little Dolls; 100 Toy Soldiers
    The 100 Doll Co.; Lucky Products Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  16. 15. Just Answer this Advertisement...
    Hillcrest Products Co.
  17. 16. Shell Shock
    Archie
  18. 17. If you know just 20 people...
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  19. 18. Insure Your Future with an I. C. S. High School Diploma
    International Correspondence Schools (ICS)
  20. 19. Give Me Just One Evening...
    Palmer-Jones Books
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