Archie #263
(July 1977)

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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Published 9 times a year in February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November and December.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
Barcode
0271000696507
Editing
Richard H. 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 Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, this disco music carries me away!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty rocks to the music while Archie chokes on the bill.
Keywords
dancing; discotheques

Yowsa Yowsa (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Whodunit (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Beazley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Obsessed with detective fiction, Archie begins acting out as fictional private eye Sam Sledge, to the amusement of everyone else.

It Adds Up (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx; unnamed teacher
Synopsis
Charley has a unique answer for a math problem.

[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
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The principal wants you to give him a ride downtown!
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Haggly; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Miss Grundy must give Mr. Weatherbee a lift. Mr. Flutesnoot poses for an art class.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two early seventies era Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

On Stage (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Oblivious to the reaction of others, Archie rehearses pickup lines he's planning to use on Veronica out loud.

The Back and Blues (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie mishears a private conversation between Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy, then spreads the rumor that Mr. Weatherbee is retiring.
Reprints

Archie's Cover Up Puzzle (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Fill in the designated letters, then unscramble them to find the hidden message.

Billion Dollar Taste (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Gladys Jones; Pop Tate; Smithers the butler; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Everyone is so impressed with Jughead's new soup that they envision it has mass-market potential.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, this disco music carries me away!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Yowsa Yowsa
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Whodunit
    Archie
  4. 3. It Adds Up
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley
  5. 4. ["The principal wants you to give him a ride downtown!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. On Stage
    Archie
  7. 6. The Back and Blues
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie's Cover Up Puzzle
    Archie
  9. 8. Billion Dollar Taste
    Archie
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