Archie #140
(September 1963)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I crown you the Michelangelo of surfboard painters!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
art; beaches; painting; surfboards; surfing; swimsuits

Sand Crab (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a miserable day at a public beach, and finally decides to buy the whole beach just for the pleasure of keeping people off it.
Reprints

Animal Antics (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie says his dog is learning foreign languages in school.

Walkee Talkee... (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

Press Agent (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Vigoda

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
When Mr. Lodge is getting a bad reputation in South America, Archie tries to get him some positive press, but winds up getting his picture published on a reward poster for wanted criminal "Killer" Kane, which leads to Mr. Lodge's arrest and Killer Kane's escape to Brazil.

Indexer Notes

A boy in the story is wearing a beanie like Jughead's, a throwback to a time when that was a common hat for small boys.

Bulb Snatcher (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to get bulbs for Pop Tate's new fluorescent light fixture, but keeps breaking them on the way to the shop.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I crown you the Michelangelo of surfboard painters!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Sand Crab
    Archie
  3. 2. Animal Antics
    Archie
  4. 3. Walkee Talkee...
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Press Agent
    Archie
  6. 5. Bulb Snatcher
    Archie
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