Archie #227
(July 1973)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.20 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 [circular]
Editing
Richard Goldwater

[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
(Groan!) I can't believe we ate the whole thing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Reprints
Keywords
Alka-Seltzer parody; ice cream; Pop's Chocklit Shoppe; TV commercial

Indexer Notes

A reference to the then-recent Alka-Seltzer commercial where an actor moaned "I can't believe I ate the whole thing!"

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics Digest #26.

Success At Last (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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Every time Archie buys something for Veronica, Reggie swipes it and gives it to Veronica as his own.
Reprints
Keywords
candy; flowers; frog; fruit; gifts

Mizspel! (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; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley complains that his teacher says he spells the word "spelling" wrong.
Keywords
spelling; teacher

The Brand New Archie Annual #25 Is Out-a-Site! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Floor Plan (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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Svensen
Synopsis
Mr. Svensen has over-waxed the school floors again, something even he has to admit when he becomes the latest of many people to slip on them.
Reprints
Keywords
floor wax; janitor

Two Worlds (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie I; Jughead I; Moose I; Reggie I; Betty I; Veronica I; Fido (dinosaur)
Synopsis
The modern Archie gang suspects they might have lived through all this before, and they're right, as another prehistoric Archie adventure proves.
Reprints
Keywords
cavemen; dinosaurs

Indexer Notes

A framing sequence introduces the Archie I story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Bernie Pavitt (Juneau, Alaska) for poem about pollution. Second prize of $3.00 to Jeffrey Sterling (Chicago, Ill.) for article about kites. Third prize of $2.00 to Susan Ferrera (Trumbull, Conn.) for article about minerals. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Liz Szrom (Chicago, Ill.) for poem about love.
Also a note asking readers to send the names of newsdealers that don't carry Archie Series Comics.

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

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

Cold Comfort (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
No one wants to be around Archie because they're all convinced that his sneezing means he's catching a cold. But Betty doesn't care if he's contagious.
Reprints
Keywords
sneezing
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["(Groan!) I can't believe we ate the whole thing!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Success At Last
    Archie
  3. 2. Mizspel!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Brand New Archie Annual #25 Is Out-a-Site!
    Archie Annual
  5. 4. The Floor Plan
    Archie
  6. 5. Two Worlds
    Archie I
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  9. 8. Cold Comfort
    Archie
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