Archie #297
(October 1980)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696510
Editing
Richard Goldwater

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie went that way, Moose!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
beaches; lifeguards; swimsuits

Unfair Competition (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Volley Folly (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as Bill Y.)

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie referees a girls volleyball game but the Riverdale girls don't take too kindly to his horrendous calls.
Reprints

House Calls (Table of Contents: 3)

Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Charley has a unique way to refer to his mom's calling.

Indexer Notes

Li'l Jinx credits confirmed by Jim Amash (01/2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge laughs at Veronica's favorite soap. Jughead mixes corn on the cob with power tools.

Archie -- Being a Success (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
An alphabet and number game which answers what Archie's ideas on how to be successful are.

Sleepy Time Pal (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited as James DeCarlo)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as B. Grossman)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as W. Yoshida)

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead can't sleep so he bugs Archie to wake up and do stuff with him.
Reprints

Nature Girl (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as B. Grossman)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as W. Yoshida)

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie takes Veronica on a hike and the woods don't agree with her city slicker life style.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #60, script is credited to Claire Doyle but it is clearly credited to Frank Doyle in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Archie Club News

On Your Toes (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as B. Grossman)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as W. Yoshida)

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie causes a mess with Pop Tate's new gumball machine.
Reprints
Keywords
gumball machine
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Reggie went that way, Moose!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Unfair Competition
    Josie; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. Volley Folly
    Archie
  4. 3. House Calls
    Charley
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  6. 5. Archie -- Being a Success
    Archie
  7. 6. Sleepy Time Pal
    Archie
  8. 7. Nature Girl
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. On Your Toes
    Archie
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