Archie #190
(April 1969)

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
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's new, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Keywords
fashion; newspapers

Indexer Notes

Among the headlines on Archie's shirt are "Victor Gets Big Bonus," referring to Archie art director Victor Gorelick, and "Grossman Gets Divorce," referring to colorist Barry Grossman.

If the Spirit Moves You (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
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The Archies hold a seance.
Reprints

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

Archie Club News / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Archie news reports from John A. Hayes, Clare Bascter, Diana Tonas, Donna Polman, Terry Stone, and Sallie King.

The Masked Marvel (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; George; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie puts on a ski mask to avoid being seen carrying Veronica's packages. Reggie has Archie taken out of commission so he can disguise himself as Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reggie refers to "Laugh-In humor" after a corny joke, a reference to the then-popular TV comedy show.

[Betty and Veronica Spectacular #162] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Where's Miss Muffet? (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jack Murphy; Jill Carney; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A boy named Jack and a girl named Jill are sent to fetch a pail of water from the top of a hill near Riverdale High.
Reprints

Up, Up and Away... (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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday
Reprints

The Rebel (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews: Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's dad sends him to his room for talking back, and Archie tries to escape.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What's new, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. If the Spirit Moves You
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  4. 3. The Masked Marvel
    Archie
  5. 4. [Betty and Veronica Spectacular #162]
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Where's Miss Muffet?
    Archie
  7. 6. Up, Up and Away...
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. The Rebel
    Archie
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