Archie #185
(September 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
And what would you like me to paint on your board?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords
beaches; painting; surfboards; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #44

Music Soothes (Table of Contents: 1)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
The Archies can't find a place to practice because adults can't abide their noisy music. Finally they come up with a way to practice at the Cooper house without bothering Mrs. Cooper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Archies in this story consist of only three members: Archie (guitar), Reggie (drums) and Jughead (guitar).

The Comeback (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
When Pop Tate plans to close down the Chok'lit Shoppe due to lack of funds, Mr. Lodge arranges for a Hollywood movie crew to pay Pop to film a scene there.
Reprints

Sleepy Time Guy (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / 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; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Tired of going on cheap dates with Archie, Veronica demands that he get a job so he can afford to take her dancing. But the job he gets leaves him so tired that it ruins their expensive date.
Reprints

Time Out For Talking (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; Hap Holliday

Aquanuts (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge puts his tropical fish in his swimming pool.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["And what would you like me to paint on your board?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Music Soothes
    The Archies
  3. 2. The Comeback
    Archie
  4. 3. Sleepy Time Guy
    Archie
  5. 4. Time Out For Talking
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Aquanuts
    Archie
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