Archie #162
(March 1966)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year, 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
Richard Goldwater (uncredited)
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
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! I'm in with the "in crowd"!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
classrooms; music; radios; student desks

Fleet Foot (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica sets up a race between Archie and Reggie, with the winner getting a "big surprise" from her. But Jughead and Betty slow Archie down and he loses the race.
Reprints

It Figures (Table of Contents: 2)

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 dad [Hap Holliday]
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's dad tries to do a figure "8" on the frozen pond. After he falls, she suggests he start with a figure "1".
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is frozen waiting for the Lodges to answer their door during a blizzard.

Strong Contender (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie uses some junk to convince Reggie that he's got incredible strength and a short temper. Rather than get on his bad side, Reggie offers Archie some tickets to a concert he and Veronica had planned on going to, just as Archie planned.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The band the kids are going to see is the Scarabs on the Ned Sullenpan show. This is a parody of the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Dance Crazy (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie finds he can't stop dancing after he and Veronica leave a dance hall.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Montana ? (Archie images on a club press card and a club button)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Text article about Pureheart the Powerful and a letter by Christine Morris.

Stamp of Approval (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie hightails it out of the Lodge home when Betty calls and says she's found a rare stamp. Annoyed, Veronica does the same thing after Archie gets to Betty's house.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey! I'm in with the "in crowd"!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Fleet Foot
    Archie
  3. 2. It Figures
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Pin-Up
  5. 4. Strong Contender
    Archie
  6. 5. Dance Crazy
    Archie
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  8. 7. Stamp of Approval
    Archie
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