Archie #225
(April 1973)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [circular]
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
I had no idea a big drag could be so much fun!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Keywords
sleds; snow

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #40

Missionary Impossible (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie becomes a fanatical crusader against air pollution. His friends think he's going too far with his protesting, until they discover that rabble-rousing gets results.

Let's Face It (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; Hap Holliday

The Acrobat (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie joins the tumbling team, and impresses Mr. Lodge and Smithers with his new ability to flip-flop around the house without breaking anything. Unfortunately he's still as clumsy as ever when he's just walking.
Reprints

Everything's Sew Sew (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Sam Cornwell
Synopsis
When Mary tries to encourage Archie to take up needlepoint, Fred objects, considering the hobby unmanly. Mary reveals that Fred's own doctor and golfing partner does needlework, and asks him if he'd prefer a doctor who's good with needles or a "manly" doctor who's all thumbs.
Reprints

Shopworn (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie gets his hand stuck in an expensive vase, and Fred has to pay for it so they can leave the store.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I had no idea a big drag could be so much fun!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Missionary Impossible
    Archie
  3. 2. Let's Face It
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Acrobat
    Archie
  5. 4. Everything's Sew Sew
    Archie
  6. 5. Shopworn
    Archie
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