Archie #276
(December 1978)

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, Sept., 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
0271000696512
Editing
?
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)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I give up, Betty! What's so special about today?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You? Comics Digest Magazine #34 (with Veronica) and #49 (back to Betty). Vignettes around title taken from "On Stage."

On Stage (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
To punish Archie and Chuck for their shenanigans, Mr. Weatherbee has them help Swenson mop the halls, only to find them singing and dancing while mopping.

Forearm Smash (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

[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
Bob Montana
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Montana

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To save oil, I turned off the heat...
Characters
Ms. Haggly; Jughead Jones

Number 13 Maze (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews

Social Line (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie stresses out when he agrees to accompany Veronica to a social at her father's club.

Root Pursuit (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Oliver Weatherbee; Camden Weatherbee; "Battin" Bill Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie helps Mr. Weatherbee research his ancestors and finds that the Weatherbee men have always been plagued by idiotic teenagers.
Reprints

Space Vacation Contest Winners (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews

One More Chance (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica gets angry when Betty dreams about Archie and threatens to break up with him if she doesn't dream about him that night.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I give up, Betty! What's so special about today?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. On Stage
    Archie
  3. 2. Forearm Smash
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Fat Charley
  4. 3. ["To save oil, I turned off the heat..."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Number 13 Maze
    Archie
  6. 5. Social Line
    Archie
  7. 6. Root Pursuit
    Archie
  8. 7. Space Vacation Contest Winners
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. One More Chance
    Archie
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