Archie #231
(December 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, Sep., 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

Issue Notes

With this issue, Harry Lucey returns as primary artist after being replaced by Dan DeCarlo for most of the two previous issues.

[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
Dilton has a head for figures!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Reprints
Keywords
chalk boards; classrooms; mathematics

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Annual Digest #50

Age Before Duty (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Lou Clutchgrapple
Synopsis
All the boys are crazy for the new substitute teacher, Miss Betty Lou Clutchgrapple, a gorgeous miniskirted young blonde who prefers to tell funny stories instead of teaching anything.

Ecology Logic? (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
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx says it's her environmental duty not to take a bath.

When the Red, Red Robin Comes Jog, Jog, Joggin' Along (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Hot Dog; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead take up jogging.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #250.

Apple of My Eye (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica bakes Archie an apple pie, and when it turns out to be good, he infuriates Veronica by asking her what she did wrong.
Reprints

Miss Beazley Gets the Bird (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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Beazley; Waldo Weatherbee; Colonel Sturdley; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie brings a bucket of moldy fried chicken into the school, leading Mr. Weatherbee to complain to the founder of Colonel Sturdley's Southern Fried Chicken.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #33, inks are credited to Harry Lucey.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Dilton has a head for figures!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Age Before Duty
    Archie
  3. 2. Ecology Logic?
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. When the Red, Red Robin Comes Jog, Jog, Joggin' Along
    Archie
  5. 4. Apple of My Eye
    Archie
  6. 5. Miss Beazley Gets the Bird
    Archie
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