Archie #270
(April 1978)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year
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
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, this could be the greatest invention of our time! A winterized skateboard!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
snow; snowboarding

A Lift for a Chairlift (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Take Your Pick (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The girls trick Archie into going clothes shopping with them.

Archie - Eggs-actly Right! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle.

Flower Power (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Jinx's Friend 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; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Bob Montana
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They want me to be in their history tableau!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Single strip from the Archie daily syndicated comic.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1977
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 155,252
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 159,477
Owners: Archie Comic Publications, Inc. and Archie Enterprises, Inc., both at 1116 First Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021

Rink Fink (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Reprints

1-2-3 Kick! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Archie's practice for soccer tryouts involves kicking around anything that's handy, which turns out to be really annoying.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #273.

Archie - Out of Gas! (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

Maze.

Something in the Air (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's allergies have him sneezing all the time until Moose finds the cure.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various (illustrations)
Inks
various (illustrations)
Colors
Barry Grossman (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Dale Stolt; John Woykovsky.
Page also includes membership application for the Archie Club.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, let's make this a fun date!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

High Finance (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie lent the five dollars he owes to Archie to Moose, so Archie now has to collect from Moose.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, this could be the greatest invention of our time! A winterized skateboard!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Lift for a Chairlift
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Take Your Pick
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie - Eggs-actly Right!
    Archie
  5. 4. Flower Power
    Li'l Jinx's Friend Charley
  6. 5. ["They want me to be in their history tableau!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Rink Fink
    Archie
  9. 8. 1-2-3 Kick!
    Archie
  10. 9. Archie - Out of Gas!
    Archie
  11. 10. Something in the Air
    Archie
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  13. 12. ["Archie, let's make this a fun date!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  14. 13. High Finance
    Archie
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