Archie #183
(July 1968)

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
Editing
Richard Goldwater
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
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're popular, Archie! All the attendants know you...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Keywords
Esso parody; gas stations; jalopies

Work It Off (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie needs money for a dance but is too proud to borrow it, Pop gives him the money in exchange for doing some work later, when needed. Unfortunately he's needed on the night of the dance.
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The First Peace (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie I / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats; Mr. Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
The prehistoric Archie gang invents the concept of peace, holds the world's first love-in, and convinces everyone in prehistoric Riverdale to burn their weapons.

Burning Affection (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Johnson
Synopsis
The teachers see Archie and Jughead leave the lab with a chemical solution and apply it to the school walls.

It's True! (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

Wham Wham Whammy (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie accuses his friends of putting a "whammy" on him.
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Indexer Notes

The truck in the story is from "Doyle's Farm Fresh Eggs," referring to Archie head writer Frank Doyle, and the driver appears to be a caricature of Doyle.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're popular, Archie! All the attendants know you..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. Work It Off
    Archie
  3. 2. The First Peace
    Archie I
  4. 3. Burning Affection
    Archie
  5. 4. It's True!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Wham Wham Whammy
    Archie
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