Archie #148
(August 1964)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year in February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?
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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Drag races turn out to be real drags!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Keywords
drag racing; dragsters

Litter Perfect! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews sends Archie to the store to buy a new garbage can. But when Reggie teases Archie about his car, Archie throws the new trashcan over Reggie. Reggie gets stuck in it and dents it a few times getting out, much to Mr. Andrews' dismay.
Reprints
Keywords
garbage can

Sign Savvy (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie playfully buries Veronica in the sand while at the beach. He then puts a "No Trespassing" sign near her while he gets her an ice cream cone.
Reprints
Keywords
beach

Some Old Steps (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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's father [Hap Holliday]
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is practicing some loud dance steps, to her father's annoyance.
Reprints
Keywords
dancing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Footsore and Weary (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie decides to make a plaster mold of his foot for a speech. But Reggie substitutes cement for the plaster, unbeknowst to Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
broken leg; cast; cement; plaster; sledge hammer

Here It Is! Your Archie Annual (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Measure Up (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie needs to cut a piece of wood to a specific size to fix his stereo cabinet. He can't find a ruler, so he measures the space with his hands. He then races to the school shop to cut a piece of wood. He falls, goes on an elevator and hits a tree, but still has the measurement as the space between his hands.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the exact same page count, title and plot as the story "Measure Up" in Archie (Archie, 1962 series) #561. The story in #561 has new artwork and script.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Michele] (signed)
Inks
? [as Michele] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Ronnie M. Bull (Long Beach, Calif.) for a description of the Naples Christmas Pageant parade. Second prize of $3.00 to Kay Dee Rivard (Detroit, Mich.) for an article on her vacation to Texas.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Just For Fun (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie wears a funny wig to the Lodge's house.
Reprints
Keywords
Beatle wig; umbrella
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Drag races turn out to be real drags!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Litter Perfect!
    Archie
  3. 2. Sign Savvy
    Archie
  4. 3. Some Old Steps
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["You called for a piano tuner?"]
    Bendix Corporation
  6. 5. Footsore and Weary
    Archie
  7. 6. Here It Is! Your Archie Annual
    Archie Annual
  8. 7. Measure Up
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Say Andy, it says on TV we can win a trip by Trailways "Silver Eagle" to the N. Y. World's Fair."]
    The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Just For Fun
    Archie
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