(January 1973)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1972
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

[no title indexed] (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; Betty
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)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Free Spirit bicycles from Sears; order coupon for free Free Spirit jacket patch
Keywords:
bicycle

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; Jughead; Reggie; Betty; Veronica
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)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Smash-Up Derby Set from Kenner
Keywords:
demolition derby; motor sports

Indexer Notes

Part of ad is in comic-story form

["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; Veronica; 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)

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

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

Characters:
Archie
Synopsis:
Promo, with order coupon, for any or all of 20 Archie Giant titles from Archie Quarter Comics

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad (with order coupon) for free book, "How to Finish High School at Home," from Wayne School.
Keywords:
high school

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

Characters:
Archie; Mrs Andrews; Mr Andrews; Veronica; Moose; Midge; Reggie
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)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for records from Columbia Record Club

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Osmond Brothers; Grand Funk Railroad; David Cassidy; Bobby Sherman; Jackson Five; Elvis Presley; Three Dog Night; Rolling Stones
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for celebrity life stories on records from Superstar Records

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for stamps on approval from Garcelon Stamp Co.
Keywords:
philately; stamp; stamp collecting; stamps

["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; Betty; Veronica; Reggie; Mr Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Reports from club members

Indexer Notes

Spot illustrations

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for 1973 Coin Catalogue from Best Values Co., Coin Dept.
Keywords:
coin; coin collecting; coins; numismatics

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.
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)

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

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

Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead
Synopsis:
Promo for new title, Archie At Riverdale High
Keywords:
high school

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Girard (painting)
Inks:
Girard (painting)
Colors:
Girard (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for prints of kitten paintings from Cadence-Castle, Ltd.
Keywords:
art; cat; kitten

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (artwork); ? (photograph)
Inks:
? (artwork); ? (photograph)
Letters:
? (lettering); typeset

Characters:
Charles Atlas; Mac; Grace; beach bully
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Dynamic-Tension booklet from Charles Atlas
Keywords:
beach; body building

Indexer Notes

Part of ad is in comic-story form: The Insult That Made a Man Out of "Mac."

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Chopcycles from Mattel
Keywords:
motor sports; motorcycle; toy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    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:
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  • Merlin Haas
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