Archie #264
(August 1977)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Feb., March, April, June, July, August, Sep., 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
0271000696508
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
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, invited me over for some fencing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie invites Betty to do some fencing.
Keywords
fencing; fencing foils; hammers

Catch a Falling Star (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie gets Archie thrown out of the Lodge Estate, so Jughead returns the favor.

Advice Device (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has a special place for Archie's list of suggestions.

Rip Tip (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
Synopsis
Jinx has kite repair tips for Charley

[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
Good grief! Has your dog had more puppies?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead's dog has puppies. Archie sells Mr. Lodge a non-spill cup.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two late-sixties era Archie syndicated newspaper strips. They were also produced prior to the introduction of Hot Dog as Jughead's dog.

Shop Worn (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Hammer
Synopsis
Archie proves to be a menace in shop class.
Reprints

Archie Daffy-Nitions (Table of Contents: 6)

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 missing letters based on the provided code.

The Banana Boogie (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Josie & The Pussycats; Lite'ms / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Minding a Star (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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Zappy The Chimp
Synopsis
Archie has to baby-sit a celebrity chimp.
Reprints
Keywords
chimpanzee

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #240, the writer is credited as Frank Doyle and the pencils are credited to Dan DeCarlo.

You Can Do It (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Coach Kleats' pep talk manages to psyche Archie into a nervous wreck at the track meet.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie Pin Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where would you like your dinner, Mr. Andrews?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Archie is too sick to eat aboard the Lodge Yacht.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, invited me over for some fencing!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Catch a Falling Star
    Archie
  3. 2. Advice Device
    Archie
  4. 3. Rip Tip
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley
  5. 4. ["Good grief! Has your dog had more puppies?"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  6. 5. Shop Worn
    Archie
  7. 6. Archie Daffy-Nitions
    Archie
  8. 7. The Banana Boogie
    Josie & The Pussycats; Lite'ms
  9. 8. Minding a Star
    Archie
  10. 9. You Can Do It
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Where would you like your dinner, Mr. Andrews?"]
    Archie Pin Up
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