Archie #386
(April 1991)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
1.00 USD; 1.20 CAD; 0.75 GBP
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 50th Anniversary
Editing
Victor Gorelick
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

Issue Notes

Keywords
anniversary issues

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie!! You're almost ten minutes late for our date!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
snow; snow shovels

Chills and Thrills (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
When they see a "polar bear club" of old men jumping in a frigid lake, Archie and Jughead decide to give it a try.
Reprints

Man or Mouse (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (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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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
There's a mouse loose in Archie's house but he doesn't want to kill him so he enlist's Dilton's help to catch him alive and set him free in the woods.
Reprints

Fast Flying Floogles (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie needs money for a new par of sneakers and his father tells Archie that he has to go out and earn the money himself.
Reprints

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

Archie / activity / 0.67 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
Yoiks! I left the door of the snake cage open in the biology lab!!

Indexer Notes

Maze activity.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULATION (Required by 39 U.S.C. 3685).
1A. Title of publication: ARCHIE COMICS. 1B Publication No. 07536455.
2. Date of filing: Oct. I, 1990.
3. Frequency of issue Jan., Feb., March, April, May, June, Aug, Sept, Oct., Nov.
3A. No. of issues published annually: 10.
3B. Annual subscription price $10.00
4 Location of known office of publication: 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, Westchester, NY 10543.
5. Location of headquarters or general business offices of the publisher, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, Westchester, NY 10543
6. Names and addresses of publisher, editor and managing editor. Publisher: ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543, Editor: Richard H. Goldwater, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543, Managing Editor: Victor Gorelick, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543,
7. Owner: ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543, Michael I. Silberkleit, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543, Richard H Goldwater, 325 Fayette Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
8. Known bondholder, 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. copies printed:
Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 179,586. Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 180,685.
B. Paid circulation:
1. Sales through dealers and carriers, street vendors and counter sales: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 51,179 Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 51,175
2. Mail subscriptions: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 5,676. Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 6,500
C. Total paid circulation: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 56,855 Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 57,675
D. Free distribution by mail, carrier or other means; samples, complimentary; and other free copies Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 541. Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 520.
E. Total distribution: (Sum of C & D) Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 57,396. Actual number of single issue published nearest to filing date, 58,195.
F. Copies not distributed:
1. Office use, left-over, unaccounted, spoiled after printing: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 1,252. Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 690.
2. Returns from news agents: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 120,938. Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date, 121,800
G. Total (Sum of E & F-should equal net press run shown in A): Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months, 179,586. Actual no. of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date. 180,685.
I certify that the statements made by me above are correct and complete. Michael I. Silberkeit, Owner.
12. For completion by publishers mailing at the regular rates (Section 132.121, Postal Service Manual) 39 U.S.C. 3526 provides in pertinent part "No person who would have been entitled to mail matter under former section 4359 of this title shall mail such matter at the rates provided under this subsection unless he files annually with the Postal Service a written request for permission to mail matter at such rates." In accordance with the provisions of this statute, I hereby request permission to mail the publication named in Item 1 at the phased postage-rates presently authorized by 39 U.S.C 3526. Michael I. Silberkeit.

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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High Noon (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica is tired of Archie being late so tells him to meet her at exactly 12 pm tomorrow to pick her up or she'll go without him.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie!! You're almost ten minutes late for our date!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Chills and Thrills
    Archie
  3. 2. Man or Mouse
    Archie
  4. 3. Fast Flying Floogles
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Yoiks! I left the door of the snake cage open in the biology lab!!"]
    Archie
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership
  7. 6. Archie's Club News
    Archie Club
  8. 7. High Noon
    Archie
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