Archie #173
(June 1967)

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
On-sale Date
1967-03-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I make the wildest and most colorful kites in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords
aviators' helmets; kites

Lost Weekend (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee doesn't want to get involved in any punishments in the hours before he goes on his vacation, and Archie and Reggie realize that this leaves them free to do whatever they want.

Man about Town (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; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie becomes a well-dressed, completely obnoxious "man about town."
Reprints

Fare Enough (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Veronica and Reggie are going on a bus trip that's exclusively for athletes and cheerleaders. Archie tries everything he can think of, including dressing in drag, to sneak on the bus too.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie's final line, "Leave the driving to us," is the slogan for the Greyhound Bus company.

Using Her Head! (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
Li'l Jinx protects a butterfly from Greg's net.

Take a Day... Any Day! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
The narrator introduces us to a typical day in the lives of the five core members of the Archie gang.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I make the wildest and most colorful kites in town!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Lost Weekend
    Archie
  3. 2. Man about Town
    Archie
  4. 3. Fare Enough
    Archie
  5. 4. Using Her Head!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Take a Day... Any Day!
    Archie
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