Archie #177
(November 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
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater (uncredited)
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say! I'm missing some of my buttons!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Reprints
Keywords
diving boards; newspapers; pinback buttons; reading; swimming; swimming pools; swimsuits

Messenger Service (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gotcha!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie tries to get revenge on Reggie by asking Moose to deliver a "message" to him.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some beach party, just the two of us!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty are at a beach party for two.
Reprints

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Shirley Callahan (1st prize), Juliet Petreings (2nd prize), Denice Korinek (3rd prize), Patsy Fedun (4th prize), and Judy Sharlin (5th prize), plus instructions for joining the Archie Club.

Destruct (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's on vacation, hurray, hurray...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge and Smithers celebrate the fact that Archie is away on vacation, until they become gripped by the fear that he could return any minute and break everything.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #69, lettering is credited to Mario Acquaviva.

Poetic License (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! Isn't that lovely?...Footprints in the sands of time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
When Veronica accuses him of lacking poetry and romance, Archie brushes up on poetry and starts talking in flowery language all the time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Poems referred to in the story include Longfellow's "A Psalm of Life" ("Footprints on the sands of time"), Kipling's "The Female of The Species" and Kipling's "The Vampire" ("A rag and a bone and a hank of hair").

All Wet! (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wheeee
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx has to get out of her wading pool to take a bath.
Reprints

Range Finder (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No!...Stop! What if you miss!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After Betty replaces Veronica as the model for Archie's photography, Veronica uses violent techniques to teach Betty how to pose.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Say! I'm missing some of my buttons!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Messenger Service
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Some beach party, just the two of us!!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  5. 4. Destruct
    Archie
  6. 5. Poetic License
    Archie
  7. 6. All Wet!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Range Finder
    Archie
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