Archie #261
(April 1977)

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
0271000696504
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
What can I get for only five dollars?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
citizen band radios

Clubs Are Trumps (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
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives Archie a set of worthless, defective old golf clubs.

Ride ‘Em! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie’s Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
“Sonar”?? It yoost bain a Yappinese Svedish bath!

Now, Coach?! (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach Kleats assigns Archie to videotape the basketball game so he can show the team just how badly they're playing.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

Hey, Arch! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

Guess What You Did? (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
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie gets a reputation as a hero when he accidentally yells at Moose.

The Pool Fools (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica freezes over the Lodges' indoor pool so Jughead and Archie can go skating. Not realizing this, Mr. Lodge tries to dive into the pool.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What can I get for only five dollars?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Clubs Are Trumps
    Archie
  3. 2. Ride ‘Em!
    Li’l Jinx
  4. 3. ["“Sonar”?? It yoost bain a Yappinese Svedish bath!"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  5. 4. Now, Coach?!
    Archie
  6. 5. Hey, Arch!
    Archie
  7. 6. Guess What You Did?
    Archie
  8. 7. The Pool Fools
    Archie
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