Archie #251
(March 1976)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.30 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 [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
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Archie! He has a reputation of being accident prone!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
first aid; ski lifts; snow; snow skiing

Money To Burn (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; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
When Archie gets a job, he spends his paycheck as fast as he can without saving anything.
Reprints

Crossword Puzzlement (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Archie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Hard Fact (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Charley Hawse; Russ

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Excellent, Archie! You’ve given every date correctly!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Two newspaper strips with color added.

Hidden Ball Trick (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie uses a white screen to throw snowballs at Archie and Mr. Weatherbee without being seen.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The first story drawn for this title by Chic Stone, who had previously been working as Harry Lucey's inker. He took over the penciling when Lucey retired. Fans generally did not consider his work up to Lucey's standard, and he was replaced after a year by Dan DeCarlo's son Dan Jr.

Lovey Dovey (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Miss Grundy berates the students for kissing in the hallway.
Reprints

Great Day In the Morning (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to make breakfast in the morning, but his mother is certain he's going to screw it up.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Poor Archie! He has a reputation of being accident prone!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Money To Burn
    Archie
  3. 2. Crossword Puzzlement
    Archie
  4. 3. A Hard Fact
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Excellent, Archie! You’ve given every date correctly!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Hidden Ball Trick
    Archie
  7. 6. Lovey Dovey
    Archie
  8. 7. Great Day In the Morning
    Archie
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