Archie #209
(June 1971)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year, in Feb., March, April, June, July, August, Sept., Nov., and Dec.
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coach, Archie is actually out-jumping a seven footer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Keywords
basketball; checkers; cheerleaders

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie's Story & Game Digest Magazine #10

Field Day (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Moose! What's Reg doing with your girl, Midge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Tony Whitney
Synopsis
Midge stops going steady with Moose. After seeing Midge date Reggie without repercussions, Archie decides it's time to see less of Veronica and start playing the field.
Reprints

A Stream of Thought (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy! Tell me again--how you went fishing in Crystal Stream when you were a little boy?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx witnesses all the horrible pollution in her town's water.

Indexer Notes

One of a number of environmentally-conscious stories Archie published around this time.

It's a Grand Old Name (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, guys! That's enough for now! I'm bushed!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper (fantasy sequence); Veronica Lodge (fantasy sequence); Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Mantle; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie says that Archie isn't necessary to The Archies and even imagines what it would be like if the band's name were changed to "The Reggies."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In this story, as in many around this time, The Archies consist of Archie, Reggie, and Jughead--Betty and Veronica are not members, though they were shown as members on the records and in the animated cartoons.

Jack of All Trades (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Yoo hoo! Taxi! Are you engaged?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Two men hijack Archie's car and demand to be driven to Central City.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Archie, I always watched The Archie Comedy Hour and I thought it was the greatest.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Janet Hart (1st prize), Mindy Friedmann (2nd prize), Cynthia Smith (3rd prize), and Jennifer Kostura (4th prize), plus instructions for joining the Archie Club.

Rough and Ready (Table of Contents: 6)

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
You're coming along fine, Archie!...How are the hands?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to develop the rough, calloused hands he needs to succeed as a gymnast.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Coach, Archie is actually out-jumping a seven footer!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Field Day
    Archie
  3. 2. A Stream of Thought
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. It's a Grand Old Name
    The Archies
  5. 4. Jack of All Trades
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Dear Archie, I always watched The Archie Comedy Hour and I thought it was the greatest."]
    Archie Club News
  7. 6. Rough and Ready
    Archie
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