Archie #167
(September 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
?
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, Betty, and Veronica at the top of the cover)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man! Those jets get faster all the time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Keywords
beachballs; beaches; jet aircraft; swimsuits

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Heat Rave (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Ed Diamond
Synopsis
The kids are playing with hoses to cool themselves off during a two month old heat wave. But when Archie grabs the hoses away from the girls, Mr. Lodge sees the water falling like rain and believes the drought is over. He then calls a neighbor to claim a bet between the two men that the drought is over.
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A Fast Ball (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; Greg
Synopsis
Greg invites Li'l Jinx to a game of baseball, but she has to clean her room first.

The Green Scene (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie exchange gardening insults.
Reprints

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The Mechanic (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Patty (Archie's niece)
Synopsis
Reggie demands satisfaction after Archie insults him and steals Veronica from him. So Reggie rigs Archie's car with a kit that makes the car backfire.

Board Game (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Determined to beat Reggie and win back the girls, Archie decides to teach himself how to use a surfboard. When that flops, he comes up several ideas to keep on the surfboard, but none of them work.
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Archie Brakes Up an Argument! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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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
?

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters by Don Osborne, Raquel Ann Gibbs, Stephen Ciber, and Laura Zamzow. Includes a statement on the Comics Code Seal of Approval. Includes a promo for Archie Club.

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Power Packed (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge hires Archie to mow his lawn when the gardener is drafted. But Archie is distracted by Veronica a number of times and loses control of the lawn mower.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

At the end of the story is a mixing truck with the name "Doyle Concrete." This may be a clue as to the scripter's identity, hence the credit above.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Man! Those jets get faster all the time!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Life Size Pin-Up..."]
  3. 2. Heat Rave
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Hey kids!"]
  5. 4. A Fast Ball
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Green Scene
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Here's comes the most swingin' super heroine ever to rock comicdom!"]
  8. 7. ["Treasure Chest of Fun"]
  9. 8. ["Here's your passport to all the fun and adventure in the newest Archie Giant Series magazine!"]
  10. 9. The Mechanic
    Archie
  11. 10. Board Game
    Archie
  12. 11. Archie Brakes Up an Argument!
  13. 12. ["Play guitar in 7 days"]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  15. 14. ["What's new pussycats???"]
  16. 15. ["100 Little Dolls"]
  17. 16. Power Packed
    Archie
  18. 17. ["Personalized identification rings"]
  19. 18. ["Secret spy camera"]
  20. 19. ["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"]
  21. 20. ["Do you need extra money?"]
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