Archie #208
(April 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
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
Reg, why do you call Archie a thrifty skier?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
snow; snow skiing

The Project (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, Arch! It's gonna be a rough haul to school today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
To get his science project there on time, Archie skis to school.
Reprints

Non-Cents (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! I don't know what Greg does with his money!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx frets over what Greg does with his money.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Archie, Each year my family makes a 2 or 3 week trip someplace.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Nancy Brodsky (1st prize), Nancy Woodruff (2nd prize), Gail Cornell (3rd prize), and Ann Miles (4th prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

The Arrival (Table of Contents: 4)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, why did you fill my guitar with snow?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
On their way to a gig, the Archies have trouble with their van on the icy roads.
Reprints

The Bargain (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Free? That's what Archie said, Daddy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie offers to clear the snow off Mr. Lodge's driveway for free, a bargain Mr. Lodge accepts, despite Smithers' warnings.
Reprints

Toe the Line (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Teach-In / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man, these stupid shoes feel miserable! They just don't make them like they used to!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty tells Archie about the history of shoes.
Reprints

The Birth of the What? (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie 1 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whatcha doin'? Playin' my guitar!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie 1; Betty 1; Veronica 1; Jughead 1; Reggie 1
Synopsis
The prehistoric Archie gang invents music and decides to form the world's first rock group, "The Archies."
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Reg, why do you call Archie a thrifty skier?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Project
    Archie
  3. 2. Non-Cents
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Dear Archie, Each year my family makes a 2 or 3 week trip someplace."]
    Archie Club News
  5. 4. The Arrival
    The Archies
  6. 5. The Bargain
    Archie
  7. 6. Toe the Line
    Archie's Teach-In
  8. 7. The Birth of the What?
    Archie 1
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