Archie #256
(September 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]
Barcode
0271000696509
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
Archie, I don't recall inviting you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
luggage; yachts

Flight Plan (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty gives Archie a book on bird-watching.

Call Brawl (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie complains about an umpire's call.

Out of This World (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx's Pal Russ / 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; 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
You built thet beach house on yer new property??
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

You Are What You Wear (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When cheapskate Archie wears a shirt belonging to Mr. Lodge, he becomes a big spender just like the shirt's owner.

Favorite Pets (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica leaves her cat "Fleecey" in Archie's care while she's out of town.

Over and Out (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie shows Jughead his new CB radio, but Jughead is nauseated when he learns that Archie and Veronica's CB code names for each other are "Poopsie Pie" and "Pussycat."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story, tying in with the CB craze of the era, includes some information on how to use CBs and the legal limits of how they can be used, and ends by asking readers to write in and share their experiences with CB radios.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I don't recall inviting you!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Flight Plan
    Archie
  3. 2. Call Brawl
    Archie
  4. 3. Out of This World
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Russ
  5. 4. ["You built thet beach house on yer new property??"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. You Are What You Wear
    Archie
  7. 6. Favorite Pets
    Archie
  8. 7. Over and Out
    Archie
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