Archie #187
(December 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
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, you're supposed to wear something red for my red party!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
Chinese lanterns; dancing; fashion; music; Nehru jackets; phonographs

Don't Read This! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and his friends swap anecdotes about how, whenever someone tells them not to let something happen (like "mind you don't trip"), it happens. Veronica proves them right by constantly jinxing Archie with warnings that come true.

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

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

Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Carol Marshall; Rochelle Abbott; Frances O'Steen; Joanne Burns; Louis Mattarelli Jr.; Drucella Blankenship;
page also includes membership application for the Archie Club

The Last Word (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; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty claims that some mysterious force keeps her from seeing Archie. Jughead claims she's being ridiculous. While they argue, things keep happening to block Archie from view.

Archie Come Home (Table of Contents: 4)

Dilton / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge thinks he'll be better off with Dilton hanging around the house rather than Archie, until Dilton's infallible intelligence gets on his nerves.

Sore Loser! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Daddy's Boy (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie bothers his dad in the garage and causes him to hurt his finger. Fred feels guilty about getting angry when he realizes that Archie only wanted to help him work.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, you're supposed to wear something red for my red party!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Don't Read This!
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  4. 3. The Last Word
    Archie
  5. 4. Archie Come Home
    Dilton
  6. 5. Sore Loser!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Daddy's Boy
    Archie
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