Archie #315
(April 1982)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.60 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
0271000696504
Editing
Richard Goldwater (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought you said Archie was a capable student!
Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Haggly; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Reprints

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Follow the Leader (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica hide a secret from Archie and he tries to find out what it is.

Reward $3,000.00 for This Penny! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

An Egg Shake! (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Li'l Jinx
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx wants to sleep in.
Reprints

TV Forecasts! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Cryptography activity.

For a World of Fun Grow Amazing Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ski Scoff (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Silent story of Archie learning to ski.
Keywords
skiing

Ship Quip (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie thinks men should be the captain of the boat in marriage.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad! Is my stereo to loud?
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is playing his music very loudly.

Indexer Notes

From Archie daily ? (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX?

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

1. Title of publication: Archie, 1A Publication no: 029300.

2. Date of filing: Oct. 1, 1981.

3. Frequency of issue: Monthly.
3A. No. of issues published annually: Twelve.
3B Annual subscription price: $8.50

4. Location of known offices publication: 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.

5. Location of headquarters or general business offices of the publisher, 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.

6. Names and addresses of publisher, editor and managing editor:
Publisher: Archie Comics Publications, Inc., 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.
Editor: John L Goldwater, 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.
Managing editor: Richard H Goldwater, 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.

7. Owner: Archie Comic Publications, Inc. 1116 First Ave., New York, N.Y. 10021.

8. Known bondholders, mortgagees, and other security holders owning or holding 1 percent or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages or other securities: None.

9. Not Applicable.

10. Extent and nature of circulation:
A. Total no. of copies printed. Average no. of copies printed each issue during preceding 12 months, 244,478. Actual no. copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 246,515.

B. Paid circulation:
1 Sales through dealers and carriers, street vendors and counter sales: Average no. copies during preceding 12 months, 87,048. Actual no. copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 93,178.
2. Mail subscriptions:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 254. Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 254.

C. Total paid circulation:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 87,302. Actual no copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 93,178.

D. Free distribution by mail, carrier or other means; samples, complimentary, and other free copies:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, none.

E. Total distribution (sum of C and D):
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 87,302. Actual no copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 93,432.

F. Copies not distributed:
1. Office use, left-over, unaccounted, spoiled after printing: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 300. Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 300.
2. Returns from news agents: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 156, 876. Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 152,783.

G. Total (Sum of E & F - should equal net press run shown in A): Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 244,478. Actual no. copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 246,515.

I certify that the statements made by me above are correct and complete. Louis H. Silberkleit, Business Manager.

It's a Mountain of Laughs When You Order Jughead with Archie Comics Digest #50 (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

3 for $1.00! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Learn While You Yearn (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants Archie to spends less time with Veronica when he's in school.
Reprints

Dominate Others with Fantastic Brute Strength! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Joe Nazarrio / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Archie Club News

Indexer Notes

Information on joining the Archie Club and two letters.

Split Bit (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; sports; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie in a boxing ring.
Keywords
boxing

Fit Bit (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tells Archie what a jealous person she is.

100 Little Dolls All for $5.00 (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The 100 Doll Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Planned Activity (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has to shovel snow to make extra money. Jughead tells Archie that he only does work in the Spring and Fall when it's not too hot and not too cold.
Reprints

Strong Arms Make All the Difference! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel's Scientific Isometrics / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Archie's Double Digest Quarterly (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Olympic Sales Club Inc. (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Enter Bubble Yum's Yum 'n Fun Sweepstakes] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I thought you said Archie was a capable student!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Follow the Leader
    Archie
  4. 3. Reward $3,000.00 for This Penny!
    Best Values Co.
  5. 4. An Egg Shake!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. TV Forecasts!
    Archie
  7. 6. For a World of Fun Grow Amazing Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  8. 7. Ski Scoff
    Archie
  9. 8. Ship Quip
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Dad! Is my stereo to loud?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership
  12. 11. It's a Mountain of Laughs When You Order Jughead with Archie Comics Digest #50
    Archie
  13. 12. 3 for $1.00!
    Archie
  14. 13. Learn While You Yearn
    Archie
  15. 14. Dominate Others with Fantastic Brute Strength!
    Joe Nazarrio
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  17. 16. Split Bit
    Archie
  18. 17. Fit Bit
    Archie
  19. 18. 100 Little Dolls All for $5.00
    The 100 Doll Co.
  20. 19. Planned Activity
    Archie
  21. 20. Strong Arms Make All the Difference!
    Mike Marvel's Scientific Isometrics
  22. 21. Archie's Double Digest Quarterly
    Archie
  23. 22. Olympic Sales Club Inc.
    Olympic Sales Club Inc.
  24. 23. [Enter Bubble Yum's Yum 'n Fun Sweepstakes]
    Bubble Yum
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