Archie #238
(September 1974)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.25 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 [vertical]
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Er -- do you girls need a lifeguard?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
swimsuits; wading pools

Robinson Gruesome (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
Synopsis
In a parody of "Robinson Crusoe," Archie is the shipwreck survivor stranded on a desert island and Jughead is the only other human being on the island. Except things don't go quite the way they did in the book.
Keywords
desert island

Think or Swim! (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
Charlie is out on the pond to fish.
Keywords
fishing

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Memories (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; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After he forgets about a date with Veronica and stands her up, Archie tries to save his hide by pretending he has amnesia.
Reprints

Growing Pains (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; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred and Archie both tell Mary to back off when she's constantly reminding her son of things she might have forgotten. So when Archie forgets his wallet at home, he has to get it from his room without letting Mary know she was right.
Reprints

An Archiefable (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
A narrator tells us the fable of Orangelocks and the three birds: Orangelocks, aka Archie Andrews, found that Bettybird was too warm, Ronniebird was too cold, and Midgebird was just right. Except for the little matter of Midgebird's jealous boyfriend.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Er -- do you girls need a lifeguard?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Robinson Gruesome
    Archie
  3. 2. Think or Swim!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  5. 4. Memories
    Archie
  6. 5. Growing Pains
    Archie
  7. 6. An Archiefable
    Archie
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