(June 1977)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.35 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
Barcode:
0271000696206
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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

No credits given for cover or entire issue. Most of the interior art is possibly by Bob Bolling based on his distinctive style. No editor credit given. The "Fawcett" logo appears on the cover.


["Reggie, Have You Seen Beauty And The Beast, Yet ?"..."Yeah ! Here They Come Now !"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [Stan G.]
Inks:
Stan Goldberg [Stan G.]
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida
Job Number:
06962

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie compares Archie to a movie character

Indexer Notes

Cover art credit based on the artists' distinctive style although it could be Dan DeCarlo as he and Stan Goldberg were almost identical in the 1970's.

Yowsa Yowsa (Table of Contents)

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Alexander Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Josie and Alan win a dance marathon because the prize is Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Informal Formal (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Overhearing Veronica say she'll ask Reggie to accompany her because Archie isn't elegant enough, Archie runs right out and blows all of his money on a new tuxedo.

Spring Swing (Table of Contents)

Archie's Parents / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred has spotted the first sign of spring.

[Archie's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee asks for mushrooms on his steak. Archie tapes Prof. Flutesnoot's lecture.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two Archie syndicated newspaper strips. Prof. Flutesnoot's first name is revealed to be "Felix".

Track Record (Table of Contents)

Chuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Chuck Clayton; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Rodriguez; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
Chuck tries to charm his way out of a detention.

The Write Way (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Charlie Hawse; Russ; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx rejects all of her friends' offers in order to complete her homework.

Who Is Dumb? (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Record the letters as they appear on the path to see what Hot Dog thinks of you.

Happy Days (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When Archie and Betty see the tree Archie carved their initials into being removed by the city, she orders him to give chase.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #244, writing is credited to Jim Ruth and pencils to Chic Stone.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Reggie, Have You Seen Beauty And The Beast, Yet ?"..."Yeah ! Here They Come Now !"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Yowsa Yowsa
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Informal Formal
    Archie
  4. 3. Spring Swing
    Archie's Parents
  5. 4. [Archie's Gag Bag]
    Archie
  6. 5. Track Record
    Chuck
  7. 6. The Write Way
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Who Is Dumb?
    Hot Dog
  9. 8. Happy Days
    Archie
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