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(January 1973)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1972
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Issue Notes

Keywords:
high school; humor; teen

["I forgot who I sent into the detention room!?!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee can't remember whom he sent to detention, until a paper airplane sailing out the door reminds him that it was Archie.
Keywords:
high school; humor; teen

["The new Free Spirit."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Children's Hour (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are seething because Reggie and Jughead are always childishly trading insults. The boys resolve to insult each other like adults, until Betty and Veronica lose their tempers. Reggie and Jughead smugly regard them as childish and juvenile.
Keywords:
Chok'lit Shop

["Boy! Sounds like they're really smashing 'em up!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Well, well -- Betty!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty arrives at the Lodge home while Veronica is still talking to her on the phone.

["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Never finished high school?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Time for a Change (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie decides to stave off boredom by doing things differently. He gets up earlier than usual on Saturday, but only annoys his parents and friends. He kisses Midge, but incenses Moose. He runs from Moose, but causes Reggie to lose control and wreck his new sports car. With Moose and Reggie both after him, he gets bored hiding in a tree.

["Any 14 of these hit records for only $2.86."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

["Introducing for the first time on long playing records..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["110 foreign stamps..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Archie Club members, send in your news reports and be eligible to win cash prizes in the Archie Series Magazines."] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cathy Caton; Lara Iglitzin; Samantha Amarli; Lisa Scarangella; Joanne Sciotti
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Reports from club members

Indexer Notes

Spot illustrations

["Reward $11,750 for this coin"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mail Wail (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx unknowingly uses a rare and valuable stamp to mail a letter.
Reprints:
Keywords:
pen pal; philately; stamp; stamp collection; stamps

["35!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Names and addresses of fans seeking pen pals
Keywords:
pen pal

Indexer Notes

Spot illustration of Li'l Jinx

["It's all new and made just for you!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

["Amazing $1 Art Offer"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Charles Atlas, world's No. 1 body builder, says: Don't be half a man!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Here they come!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I forgot who I sent into the detention room!?!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["The new Free Spirit."]
  3. 2. The Children's Hour
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Boy! Sounds like they're really smashing 'em up!"]
  5. 4. ["Well, well -- Betty!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  6. 5. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Never finished high school?"]
  8. 7. Time for a Change
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Any 14 of these hit records for only $2.86."]
  10. 9. ["Introducing for the first time on long playing records..."]
  11. 10. ["110 foreign stamps..."]
  12. 11. ["Archie Club members, send in your news reports and be eligible to win cash prizes in the Archie Series Magazines."]
    Archie Club News
  13. 12. ["Reward $11,750 for this coin"]
  14. 13. Mail Wail
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. ["35!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  16. 15. ["It's all new and made just for you!"]
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Amazing $1 Art Offer"]
  18. 17. ["Charles Atlas, world's No. 1 body builder, says: Don't be half a man!"]
  19. 18. ["Here they come!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Kirk House
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • 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