Archie #268
(February 1978)

Archie, 1959 Series
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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
0271000696502
Editing
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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)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nonsense! I'm not shaken up...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Keywords
cheerleaders; football

Just in Time (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you sure, Jug? That's the best restaurant in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to get a free meal as the 1000th customer at El Ritz.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Luck Struck (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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We're putting up that giant horseshoe to bring us luck in next Saturday's big game!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats

Let's Face It (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
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Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I grow up I'm going to be big...famous...I'll go down in history Li'l Jinx!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
And number four, Reggie Mantle...the star of Riverdale has the ball!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Miss Beazley

Archie's Traffic Light Puzzle (Table of Contents: 5)

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Not a Chance (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've been challenged to a basketball game!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
The faculty of Riverdale High challenge the students' basketball team to a game.
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Broke Joke (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Oh, Archiekins! It's so cozy with just the two of us!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is happy spending time with Archie until she learns he is broke.
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Never Again (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I think you need a hobby to keep you busy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tricks Archie into vowing never to return to the mansion.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprinting in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #32.

Say the Magic Word (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Reggie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Everybody has a special word that they respond to.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Score (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Nonsense! I'm not shaken up..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. Just in Time
    Archie
  3. 2. Luck Struck
    Archie
  4. 3. Let's Face It
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Fat Charley
  5. 4. ["And number four, Reggie Mantle...the star of Riverdale has the ball!!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Archie's Traffic Light Puzzle
  7. 6. Not a Chance
    Archie
  8. 7. Broke Joke
    Archie
  9. 8. Never Again
    Archie
  10. 9. Say the Magic Word
    Archie
  11. 10. Score
    Josie; Hostess Fruit Pies
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