Archie #207
(March 1971)

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
On-sale date
1970 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard H. 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
Hey, gang! Should we have a love-in or a be-in?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
fashion; sunglasses

Guided Tour (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / 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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Elaine; Harvey
Synopsis
Archie is working hard to impress Elaine, a new girl at school, by giving her a guided tour of the gym.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Juhn Gutowski; Derrick Ellis; Tim Monahan; Debbie Ames
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]; Hot Dog; Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Synopsis
This month's edition of the Archie Club news features winners of the recent Archie Drama Critics contest, in which readers were asked to review the then-new Archie-related cartoons - Archie's Funhouse, Josie and the Pussycats and Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Based on these reviews, it seems that Josie and the Pussycats was the most popular one.

Indexer Notes

Contest winners: John Gutowski of Crugers, New York [$5 First Prize]; Derrick Ellis of Chicago [$3 Second Prize]; Tim Monahan of St. Louis [$1 Third Prize] and Debbie Ames of Norwalk, Ohio [$1 Fourth Prize]. The first page contains the first- and second-prize winners. The top half of the second page contains the third- and fourth-prize winners, while the bottom half is an offer to join the Archie Club for 25 cents.

Uneasy Rider (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is considering manufacturing ATVs, and wants to get an idea of how the ride is from a passenger's point of view, so he asks Archie to drive.
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Keywords
all terrain vehicles; ATVs; quicksand

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Archie!! Isn’t it beautiful?? These moonlight sleigh rides just leave me breathless!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is busy pulling Veronica up a hill on a sled. Veronica mentions that moonlight sleigh rides leave her breathless. Archie says "Me too" as he struggles to pull Veronica up the hill.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Unsung Hero (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie, on his way to school, notices kids skulking around and finds that the kids are playing hooky from school because their moms were mean to them. The kids then decide to drop out, run away and do their own thing. Archie pretends to be a disheveled dropout and convinces the kids to go to school. Unfortunately, Archie's now late for school and he's the one who gets in trouble.
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Car Care (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx runs into the living room where her father is watching TV, and asks if he wanted her to wash his car. When her father says yes, she tells him to hurry up and put it in the driveway. When he asks her what her hurry is, she says "It might stop raining!"
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Bite Size (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Archie to take some papers to Mr. Weatherbee's office. Archie is walking past the baseball field on his way to the office, when he sees a fly ball heading his way. He holds the papers between his teeth as he tries to catch the ball, which hits him on the head. In the last panel, Mr. Weatherbee is seen holding papers which have a bite mark in them, looking confused, as Archie looks away trying not to look guilty.

A Clean Slate (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley (cameo); Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks for a volunteer to wash the blackboard.
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Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (2010 series) #77, writing is credited to Frank Doyle.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey, gang! Should we have a love-in or a be-in?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Guided Tour
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  4. 3. Uneasy Rider
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Oh, Archie!! Isn’t it beautiful?? These moonlight sleigh rides just leave me breathless!!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  6. 5. ["Get in the groove for a GIANT Fun-In!"]
  7. 6. Unsung Hero
    Archie
  8. 7. Car Care
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Bite Size
    Archie
  10. 9. A Clean Slate
    Archie
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