Archie #260
(March 1977)

Archie, 1959 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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
0271000696503
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
Archie, you were supposed to bring something twenty years old!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Midge Klump; Sally; Coach Kleats (above title)
Synopsis
Archie is dating a twenty year-old.
Keywords
hula-hoops; leather jackets; nostalgia; televisions

Indexer Notes

Appropriately for a '50s nostalgia party, Archie is wearing his classic outfit with the bow tie and checkered pants (though they are mistakenly colored blue instead of the original orange).

The Inferior Decorators (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The day before Veronica's living room is due to be re-decorated, Archie gets Mr. Lodge's permission to throw a "graffiti party," where everyone is free to paint messages that will be covered up by the new paint job.
Reprints
Keywords
graffiti

Indexer Notes

One of the messages on the wall is "Rudy Loves Mary," referring to inker Rudy Lapick and his wife. Other names include "Vic" (art director Victor Gorelick) and "Barry Baby" (colorist Barry Grossman).

Family Pride (Table of Contents: 2)

Li’l Jinx’s Pal Gigi / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, when Archie and Jughead stay after school they fool around!

It's a Ball (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Slim
Synopsis
Coach Kleats desperately wants a tall new student for the basketball team, but the boy is only interested in poetry.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed in Archie's Double Digest (Archie, 1984 series) #233.

Bills Can Be Beautiful (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred won't give Archie more money because first priority is paying the bills. But Fred is late paying the electric bill, and the lights go out just as Archie and Veronica are sitting on the couch together.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits changed to match the credits printed in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #236.

Instant Reaction (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie makes an old-fashioned silent comedy film, and the girls supply lots of custard pies for the big slapstick scene.
Reprints
Keywords
pie fight
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, you were supposed to bring something twenty years old!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Inferior Decorators
    Archie
  3. 2. Family Pride
    Li’l Jinx’s Pal Gigi
  4. 3. ["Yes, when Archie and Jughead stay after school they fool around!"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  5. 4. It's a Ball
    Archie
  6. 5. Bills Can Be Beautiful
    Archie
  7. 6. Instant Reaction
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Merlin Haas
  • Matthew Head
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Jason Aydelotte
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • James Yung
  • Michael Eshom
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Brian Saner Lamken
  • Steven Rowe
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen