(September 1981)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.50 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; Archie Comics Group
Barcode:
0271000696209
Editing:
Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Victor Gorelick (art director)
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

["Veronica's bathing suit"] (Table of Contents)

Reggie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie assesses Veronica's fashion sense and still manages to put Archie down.

Growling Grizzlies (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Sabrina uses magic to keep some marauding bears out of their Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Winner Takes All (Table of Contents)

Archie And The Gang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman [as Barry G.]
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Veronica bows out of the foursome beach date with Betty, Archie and Reggie, the boys decide to hold a competition to see who gets to date Betty and her picnic lunch.

Thumb Nail Sketch (Table of Contents)

Fred / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Decode Mr. Andrews' word balloon to see what he thinks of household chores.

[Mr. Lodge Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge has a visitor; Mr. Lodge adjusts his television reception.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Race Pace (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
? [as Van G.]
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge and a competitor engage in a race of their company's jet skis. The competitor picks the pilots at random, picking Reggie to pilot his product and Archie to pilot the Lodge craft.

Streee-Ike (Table of Contents)

Charley Hawse / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks:
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
In order to get Charley to lose weight, Jinx bets him her prized baseball card that he can't go a week without eating junk food.

Film Flam (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie arranges a group shot with the gang, then finds something more interesting to shoot.

Only His Word (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Cara E.]
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman [as Barry G.]
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie struggles with the choice of keeping his word to Jughead to go fishing or spend the day at the beach with Betty and Veronica in bikinis.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Veronica's bathing suit"]
    Reggie
  2. 1. Growling Grizzlies
    Sabrina; Hostess
  3. 2. Winner Takes All
    Archie And The Gang
  4. 3. Thumb Nail Sketch
    Fred
  5. 4. [Mr. Lodge Gag Bag]
    Mister Lodge
  6. 5. Race Pace
    Reggie
  7. 6. Streee-Ike
    Charley Hawse
  8. 7. Film Flam
    Reggie
  9. 8. Only His Word
    Betty And Veronica
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