(October 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:
0271000696210
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

["Whew!"] (Table of Contents)

Moose / 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:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Moose gives Archie and Jughead some "words of wisdom".

Dinner for Two (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; Alexander Cabot III; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alan Mayberry
Synopsis:
To honor an important anniversary, Josie invites Alan to a dinner of Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Water Boy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
Eric Lee
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tries to water the flowers in the yard while reading a book.

That's a Hot One (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Decode the message on Archie's shirt.

[Big Moose Gag Bag] (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Moose tells an anecdote about his cousin; Moose is honored at the sports banquet.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Baiting the Hook (Table of Contents)

Chuck Clayton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as Bill Y.]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Chuck neglects Nancy at the beach, so Veronica decides to help Nancy teach him a lesson.

Catch This One (Table of Contents)

Mort / 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:
Mort the Worry Wart; Charley Hawse; Greg
Synopsis:
When Charley refuses to play second base and quits the team, Greg installs Mort at second, to the consternation of everyone involved.

Snap Flap (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
Synopsis:
Reggie is looking to photograph the most beautiful thing he knows.

Leader of the Pack (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman [as Barry G.]
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Charley Two Thumbs; Joey the Gimp; Sniffles Shapiro; Wall-Eye Wozinski
Synopsis:
Archie gets mistaken by a gang of criminals for the person they expect to plan a bank heist, while he mistakes them for Police Athletic League volunteers.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Whew!"]
    Moose
  2. 1. Dinner for Two
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Water Boy
    Archie
  4. 3. That's a Hot One
    Archie
  5. 4. [Big Moose Gag Bag]
    Big Moose
  6. 5. Baiting the Hook
    Chuck Clayton
  7. 6. Catch This One
    Mort
  8. 7. Snap Flap
    Reggie
  9. 8. Leader of the Pack
    Archie
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