Archie #199
(April 1970)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year
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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arch, how come you kiss every girl who wears a chain belt?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
fashion

The Boy Wonder (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to compete with Reggie's snowmobile by attaching a sail to his sled.
Reprints

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Margie Wong; Linda Hovan; Mery Lippman; Vickie Wilson;
page also includes membership application for the Archie Club

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1969
Average number of copies sold preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 515,356
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 596,451
Owners: Archie Comics Publications Inc, Louis Silberkleit, John L. Goldwater, all at 1116 First Avenue, New York, N.Y., 10021

A Big Fat Compliment (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Mary tells Fred that she's putting him on a diet.
Reprints

The Maxi Men (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie make fun of the girls' new fashion choice, the maxi coat.
Reprints

Loud and Clear (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; Hap Holliday

It's a Steal (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie considers selling his jalopy.

It's Always Fall (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie hates the winter because he's constantly slipping and falling on the icy sidewalks. Veronica decides to give Archie more congenial weather by taking him and Betty to her heated indoor pool.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #265.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Arch, how come you kiss every girl who wears a chain belt?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Boy Wonder
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. A Big Fat Compliment
    Archie's Dad
  6. 5. The Maxi Men
    Archie
  7. 6. Loud and Clear
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. It's a Steal
    Archie
  9. 8. It's Always Fall
    Archie
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