Archie #163
(April 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
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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
Quick, Jug! Give this enemy agent a karate chop!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

The Wallet! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie thinks he's lost his wallet in a snow drift and enlists his friends to find it.
Reprints
Keywords
snow; wallet; winter

Perfect Pal (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead sweet-talks Archie into paying for lunch.
Keywords
flattery

Archie Gets All the Brakes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Nothing (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap desires more detail from Jinx on her day at school.

Guessing Game (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie practices his dance moves while ice-skating.
Keywords
dancing; ice-skating; transistor radio

Line Plunge (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Coach Kleats tries to motivate Archie by planting a taped distress call from Veronica in his football helmet.
Reprints
Keywords
football; goal posts; phone booth

Join the Parade (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Spectacular / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Whose Move? (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie hires a boy to feed incorrect information to Archie to get him away from Veronica. But the kid decides to play each side against the other for his own profit.
Keywords
checkers

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, as Pureheart The Powerful, appeared for the time...

Indexer Notes

First page article requests reader reaction to the Archie as Pureheart the Powerful stories, along with a list of his upcoming appearances. Second page is first prize of $5.00 to Lori Jean Restcheck (Fort Lee, N.J.) for article on parakeets.

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

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

Little Boy Blew (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie wants to try out for band, so he roams the halls practicing his trumpet to the irritation of Mr. Weatherbee.
Reprints
Keywords
band; garbage can; public address system; trumpet
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Quick, Jug! Give this enemy agent a karate chop!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Wallet!
    Archie
  3. 2. Perfect Pal
    Jughead
  4. 3. Archie Gets All the Brakes
    Archie; Bendix Corporation
  5. 4. Nothing
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Guessing Game
    Archie
  7. 6. Line Plunge
    Archie
  8. 7. Join the Parade
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  9. 8. Whose Move?
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Archie, as Pureheart The Powerful, appeared for the time..."]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Little Boy Blew
    Archie
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