Archie #164
(June 1966)

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
On-sale Date
1966-03-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
John Goldwater (credited as John L. Goldwater) (editor); Richard Goldwater (credited as Richard H. Goldwater) (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Editorial credits from Statement of Ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo; Harry Lucey (figures of Archie and Mr. Weatherbee at the top of the cover)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie has to be different! He put a turkey in his tank!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Keywords
billboards; Esso tiger; gasoline; jalopies

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bells Are Ringing (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Archiekins! I'm sorry, I should have warned you about that short in our doorbell!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Gaston; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie tries to fix a broken door bell at the Lodges' home.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of first page.

[Sweet Music] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.6 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Archie Club News
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Judy McCrackin (West Plains, Mo.) First prize - $5.00, Enrico DeGasperis (Toronto, Ontario, Can.) Second prize - $3.00, and Cindy Oliver (Pasadena, Texas) Third prize - $2.00.
Includes membership application form for the Archie Club.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Louis Silberkleit (credited as Louis H. Silberkleit) (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Single issue nearest to filing date: 997,977. Total distribution: 585,189.

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What Price Archie? (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You! With the red hair!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has Archie picked up by two private detectives and brought to her house for tea. Incensed, Archie leaves but not before he gets a radio bug put on him so Veronica can hear everything he says.
Reprints

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

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

Muffled Madness (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is it, Arch? A community scarf?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Veronica knits Archie a huge muffler that causes chaos at the school.
Reprints

Archie Brakes Up an Argument! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Archie; The Bendix Corporation / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Speed Up (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! You're painting the banister!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx offers to help her dad paint the stair banister.

The Bouncer (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here, Arch! Catch!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie shows Archie a trick ball that doesn't bounce straight. But when Archie asks to borrow it to show the girls, Reggie pulls a switch and gives him a normal ball.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Kay Mar / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Strong Man Stunts / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pete Duncan - 'Dropout' (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

ICS / International Correspondence Schools / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Hit Records / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie has to be different! He put a turkey in his tank!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  3. 2. Bells Are Ringing
    Archie
  4. 3. [Sweet Music]
    Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  8. 7. What Price Archie?
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Archie says... Get this raincoat free!"]
    Archie Comics
  10. 9. Muffled Madness
    Archie
  11. 10. Archie Brakes Up an Argument!
    Archie; The Bendix Corporation
  12. 11. ["Polaris nuclear sub"]
    Honor House Products
  13. 12. Speed Up
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. The Bouncer
    Archie
  15. 14. ["An amazing invention - 'Magic Art Reproducer'"]
    Norton Products
  16. 15. ["Million dollars worth of fun only $1.00"]
    Kay Mar
  17. 16. ["How to do strong man tricks without strength"]
    Strong Man Stunts
  18. 17. Pete Duncan - 'Dropout'
    ICS / International Correspondence Schools
  19. 18. ["Record riot"]
    Hit Records
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