Archie #217
(April 1972)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Published 9 times a year in February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November and December.
On-sale date
1972
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?
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
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Dilton's invention for getting Archie to school on time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
beds; inventions; sleeping

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics Digest #20.

The Gay Blades (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Miss Beazley; Mr. Svensen; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Svensen is furious because the kids keep ruining his freshly-cleaned floors.
Reprints

Getting Ahead! (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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday

Late Fate (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to trick Mr. Weatherbee into thinking they're not late.

It's a Gift (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Purdy; Reggie Mantle; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie braves a blizzard to deliver a package to Veronica.
Reprints

[Betty and Veronica Spectacular #197] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Freezer Plan (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead proves that there are multiple uses for melted ice cream.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Archie news reports from Jeffrey Gold, Mark Shimizu, Stanley Larmer, and Ronald Gatza.

The Late Archie Andrews (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; Fred Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tries an experiment: seeing if Archie can be on time for school if he sleeps overnight in the faculty lounge.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's Dilton's invention for getting Archie to school on time!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Gay Blades
    Archie
  3. 2. Getting Ahead!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Late Fate
    Archie
  5. 4. It's a Gift
    Archie
  6. 5. [Betty and Veronica Spectacular #197]
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Freezer Plan
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. The Late Archie Andrews
    Archie
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