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
John Goldwater (credited as John L. Goldwater) (editor); Richard Goldwater (credited as Richard H. Goldwater) (managing editor)

Issue Notes

Editing credits from Statement of Ownership.

[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; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Keywords
basketball; checkers; cheerleaders

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Field Day (Table of Contents: 2)

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?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dianne (on the telephone); Dottie (on the telephone); Mary (on the telephone); Nora (on the telephone); Susie (on the telephone); 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

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of first page.

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

Lee Jeans; Lee Rider / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

A Stream of Thought (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Hap Holliday; Li'l Jinx
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.

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Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's a Grand Old Name (Table of Contents: 6)

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! I think the new arrangement is right for tonight's gig!
Feature Logo
The Archies
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper (fantasy sequence); Veronica Lodge (fantasy sequence); Vicky Mantle
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Jack of All Trades (Table of Contents: 8)

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?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Two men hijack Archie's car and demand to be driven to Central City.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes promotional blurb for Archie Series comic books on the bottom of the first page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Zebco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.75 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.
Feature Logo
Archie Club News
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Janet Hart (Yreka, Calif) First prize - $5.00, Mindy Friedmann (Yardley, Penn) Second prize - $3.00, Cynthia Smith (Chester, Pa.) Third prize - $2.00, and Jennifer Kostura (Sylmar, Calif.) Fourth prize - $1.00.
Includes membership application form for the Archie Club.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis Silberkleit (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Copies of single issue printed nearest to filing date: 984,044. Total paid circulation of single issue printed nearest to filing date: 586,413.

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Beauty Aids Co. / Masculiner Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The 100 Doll Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Rough and Ready (Table of Contents: 15)

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?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to develop the rough, calloused hands he needs to succeed as a gymnast.

Out Cold! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

ICS / International Correspondence Schools / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

American Seed / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Coach, Archie is actually out-jumping a seven footer!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Famous name prizes or cash"]
    Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales
  3. 2. Field Day
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Lee and his friends visit the Wester movie set."]
    Lee Jeans; Lee Rider
  5. 4. A Stream of Thought
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["Gigantic art mural offer!"]
    Colonial Studios
  7. 6. It's a Grand Old Name
    The Archies
  8. 7. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
    Archie Comics
  9. 8. Jack of All Trades
    Archie
  10. 9. ["These 3 big drafting kits given to you!"]
    North American School of Drafting
  11. 10. ["Order your free entry kit today!"]
    Zebco
  12. 11. ["Dear Archie, I always watched The Archie Comedy Hour and I thought it was the greatest."]
    Archie Club News
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. ["10 way hairpiece!"]
    Beauty Aids Co. / Masculiner Co.
  15. 14. ["100 little dolls all for $1.00"]
    The 100 Doll Company
  16. 15. Rough and Ready
    Archie
  17. 16. Out Cold!
    ICS / International Correspondence Schools
  18. 17. ["Win 2 ways with J.S.C.A."]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. ["Make money get prizes"]
    American Seed
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