Archie #265
(September 1977)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except for January, May and October
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
Barcode
0271000696509
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
Good buddy, there's a blonde polka-dotted bikini headed your way!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie girl-watches with the help of lookouts connected by radio.
Reprints
Keywords
beaches; citizen band radios; ice cream; sunbathing; swimsuits

All in Vain (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; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Frankie Valdez
Synopsis
Betty tries to take up for Frankie Valdez when Archie and Veronica mock his narcissism.
Reprints

An Earful (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / 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
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap makes a huge mistake.

[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
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Beazly, did you draft students to stack canned goods in the stock room?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead help out in the lunchroom. Archie carries Veronica's beach accessories.
Reprints
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Indexer Notes

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

Beddy-Bye Time (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead wheel a castored brass bed from one house to another, downhill.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits changed to match the credits printed in Archie Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #231.

Archie and Blowouts (Table of Contents: 5)

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
How many words can you make from the letters in the word "blowout"?
Reprints

The Banana Boogie (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Nifty Gifty (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica keeps giving Archie presents and Archie keeps using them to meet other girls.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is dialogue free and is presented totally in pantomime.

Top That If You Can (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie has a love note to Veronica delivered via sky writing and Archie feels down because he feels he can't compete.
Reprints
Keywords
skywriting

Indexer Notes

Credits match the printed credits in Archie Double Digest #230.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Good buddy, there's a blonde polka-dotted bikini headed your way!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. All in Vain
    Archie
  3. 2. An Earful
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Miss Beazly, did you draft students to stack canned goods in the stock room?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Beddy-Bye Time
    Archie
  6. 5. Archie and Blowouts
    Archie
  7. 6. The Banana Boogie
    Josie & The Pussycats; Lite'ms
  8. 7. Nifty Gifty
    Archie
  9. 8. Top That If You Can
    Archie
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