Archie #230
(November 1973)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.20 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 [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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I like 'em to be at least six feet high!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Reggie talks about ocean waves, but Archie talks about girls.
Keywords
beaches; surfboards; surfing; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Annual Digest #39

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The All-Time Champ (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Vance Horton
Synopsis
The girls ignore Archie because they are obsessed with the handsome new lifeguard at the beach.
Reprints
Keywords
lifeguard

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

Sears; Converse / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Little Helper! (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx can't go out and play with Greg because she has to help her dad with her homework.

Pass This Test and You May Earn $300 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Sunshine Art Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Daredevil Stunts - Wild Action! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Turbo Tower of Power / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tennis Nut (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Claiming that he's become a tennis expert, Archie asks to team with Veronica against Reggie and Betty in a game of mixed doubles.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Indexer Notes

No credits in this issue.
When reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest, writing is credited to Frank Doyle and inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Make Money and Earn Prizes! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

One Coat Covers (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie offers to help Jughead paint his church. Fred realizes that painting your friend's church is a more important test of charity than painting your own.

The Free Spirit Spyder (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Sears / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Susan Barossi (Jackson Heights, NY) and Dale Florge (Scar, Ontario, Canada), along with Archie Club membership form and Archie Montage Contest entry form.

Reward $11,750.00 (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Play It Cool (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Eustace; Eustace's parents
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica see a little boy cooling off with a fire hydrant, and decide to take pity on him and treat him to some luxury.

Indexer Notes

Eustace's shirt color changes from pink to purple in the last page.

14 Ways to Help You Earn More Money (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

ICS / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Cheerful House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I like 'em to be at least six feet high!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  3. 2. The All-Time Champ
    Archie
  4. 3. ["We were 20 points down with 2 minutes to go..."]
    Sears; Converse
  5. 4. The Little Helper!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Pass This Test and You May Earn $300
    Sunshine Art Studios, Inc.
  7. 6. Daredevil Stunts - Wild Action!
    Turbo Tower of Power
  8. 7. Tennis Nut
    Archie
  9. 8. Make Money and Earn Prizes!
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
  10. 9. One Coat Covers
    Archie
  11. 10. The Free Spirit Spyder
    Sears
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  13. 12. Reward $11,750.00
    Best Values Co.
  14. 13. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  15. 14. Play It Cool
    Archie
  16. 15. 14 Ways to Help You Earn More Money
    ICS
  17. 16. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful House
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