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
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
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; 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
Keywords
billboards; Esso tiger; gasoline; jalopies

Bells Are Ringing (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to fix a broken door bell at the Lodges' home.
Reprints

[Sweet Music] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Letters from Judy McCrackin, Enrico DeGasperis, and Cindy Oliver. The 2nd page also includes a Statement of Ownership.

What Price Archie? (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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.

"Muffled Madness" (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Veronica knits Archie a huge muffler that causes chaos at the school.

"Speed Up" (Table of Contents: 6)

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 offers to help her dad paint the stair banister.

"The Bouncer" (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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
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. Bells Are Ringing
    Archie
  3. 2. [Sweet Music]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  5. 4. What Price Archie?
    Archie
  6. 5. "Muffled Madness"
    Archie
  7. 6. "Speed Up"
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. "The Bouncer"
    Archie
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