Archie #258
(December 1976)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.30 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]
Barcode
0271000696512
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
I had it specially made for spin the bottle! It points to four girls at once!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
guitars; spin the bottle

Labor of Laughs (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; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred insists that Archie stay home and do chores instead of going to the beach.

Trot Treat (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jogging is very tiring for Archie and Jughead.

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

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
Veronica’s climbing club is holding a social on top of Scragmore Mountain!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Name Game (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis
In a story where all the dialogue consists of characters' first names ("Archie!" "Betty!" "Veronica?"), Chuck and Jughead try to get Archie away from Veronica and back together with Betty.
Reprints

Fashion Is Fun (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 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; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica unveils her new, hideous outfit: baggy pants, a rope belt, a loose-fitting blouse and a gigantic beret. All the boys are reduced to hysterics, except Archie, who has already seen it and claims to like it.
Reprints

Top Man (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
After Archie, Moose and Jughead stand one on top of another, Moose wants to do the stunt again with him as the man on the top.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I had it specially made for spin the bottle! It points to four girls at once!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Labor of Laughs
    Archie
  3. 2. Trot Treat
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Veronica’s climbing club is holding a social on top of Scragmore Mountain!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Name Game
    Archie
  6. 5. Fashion Is Fun
    Archie
  7. 6. Top Man
    Archie
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