(December 1981)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.60 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:
0271000696212
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (art director); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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

["Think metric"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Prof. Flutesnoot; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Prof. Flutesnoot has Archie converting her girl-watching into metric terms.

Bucolic Frolic (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie McCoy; Alan Mayberry; Alexandra Cabot; Valerie Brown
Synopsis:
Alan ditches Alexandra's picnic for Josie's because Josie is serving Hostess Cupcakes instead of health food.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Generation Veneration (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
To prove a point to his father, Archie tries to go one day without using any appliances that weren't around twenty-five years ago.

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

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (first strip); Dan DeCarlo (second strip)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie discusses television ratings; Archie discusses his evening with Veronica
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Plant Chant (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Jon D'Agostino ?
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie's new Venus Flytrap gives him another shot at zinging Archie.

Safety First (Table of Contents)

Svensen / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Svensen the Janitor
Synopsis:
Decode Svensen's thought balloon to find out how he avoids injury.

Love Story (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Stan Goldberg
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Miss Grundy; Fred Andrews; Smithers the butler; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie has turned over a new leaf and goes out of his way to be nice to Archie. Archie can't believe it. Jughead doesn't.
Reprints:

Wise Guy Fashions No. 3 (Table of Contents)

Reggie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie models fashion designs submitted by readers.

The Hot Seat (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / 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:
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Roz; Greg
Synopsis:
Irate that Greg is going to ask Gigi to the dance, just like every other boy in school, Jinx heads over to give her friend a piece of her mind.

Run, Don't Walk (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
While fixing Archie's portable radio, Mr. Weatherbee accidentally lets a broadcast commercial out over the school intercom and all the students think the commercial is a command from the Principal.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Think metric"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bucolic Frolic
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Generation Veneration
    Archie
  4. 3. [Archie's Gag Bag]
    Archie
  5. 4. Plant Chant
    Reggie
  6. 5. Safety First
    Svensen
  7. 6. Love Story
    Reggie
  8. 7. Wise Guy Fashions No. 3
    Reggie
  9. 8. The Hot Seat
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Run, Don't Walk
    Mr. Weatherbee
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