Archie #197
(February 1970)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.15 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad, can I borrow one of your ties?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
fashion; neckties

A Fair Shake (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Betty is feeling sad because everyone thinks her tambourine playing is useless in the Archies' numbers. Moose tells Archie to make Betty feel useful -- or else.

The Yule Fool (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wants to cut down a real tree for Christmas, while Reggie and Veronica prefer the greater convenience of store-bought artificial trees.
Reprints

Student Rebellion (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie I / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
In Prehistoric Riverdale, the dissident students decide to stage a sit-in and set up their own school.
Reprints

Gift Rap (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
Reprints

Latecomer (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee castigates Archie for being late as usual, only to realize that Archie was actually early for school. The principal is horrified at the prospect of having to apologize to Archie.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Dad, can I borrow one of your ties?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Fair Shake
    Archie
  3. 2. The Yule Fool
    Archie
  4. 3. Student Rebellion
    Archie I
  5. 4. Gift Rap
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Latecomer
    Archie
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