([October] 2015)

Archie, 2015 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.99 USD
Pages
644
On-sale Date
2015-10-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Comics
ISBN
978-1-62738-992-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781627389921 51499
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
7.5" x 5.5"
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

Commemorative Edition (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
75 stories over the 75 year history of Archie Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Bloom (signed)
Pencils
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just a matter of skill, that's all!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [Archibald Andrews; Chick]; Betty Cooper; Sam Cooper; Mildred Cooper; Fred Andrews; Edna Andrews; Gramps Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe P. Jones] (introduction for all)
Synopsis
Archie meets Betty, a girl who has just moved into the neighborhood. He shows off for her, claiming he can do anything. At a carnival that weekend, Betty meets a man who needs a tight rope walker. Betty, remembering that Archie can do anything, volunteers Archie with humorous results.
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Indexer Notes

Only Fred Andrews is identified by name in this story. The other parents' names would change over the years.
Archie and Betty are a few years younger than usual.

First comic story of Archie. First appearance of Betty and Jughead.

Pancakes In a Blackout (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is cooking pancakes when the air raid siren goes off -- he has to turn off all the lights in the house and keep his pancakes from burning at the same time!
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Welcome Soldiers (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica and Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Sahle
Pencils
Harry Sahle
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Matilda (introduction); Danny Woodwin (introduction)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica hold a dance and invite soldiers. It turns out that the soldiers are women.
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Indexer Notes

1st Veronica and Betty story

Christmas Cheers (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Sahle [as Sahle]; Ed Goggin [as Goggin]
Pencils
Harry Sahle [as Sahle]
Inks
Virginia Drury [as Ginger]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Gabby (introduction); Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Pop Tate (introduction)
Synopsis
Archie gets a cheque for $50 from his grandfather, makes a list of what he wants to buy for his friends, but most of the money is gone by the time he buys the gifts.
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Indexer Notes

Signed in the last panel. This story contains the first appearances of Gabby, the town blabbermouth, and Pop Tate, the owner of Pop's Chocklit Shop. In this story, his restaurant is called Tate's and he is a skinny, older man with gray hair and a mustache. Also, the Shorten Special on page 4 is a reference to MLJ editor Harry Shorten.

Introducing Katy Keene (Table of Contents: 5)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Woggon (signed)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis
Katy and Sis go to the beach, where Sis gets money for candy by introducing men to Katy.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Commemorative Edition
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Just a matter of skill, that's all!"]
    Archie
  3. 2. Pancakes In a Blackout
    Archie
  4. 3. Welcome Soldiers
    Veronica and Betty
  5. 4. Christmas Cheers
    Archie
  6. 5. Introducing Katy Keene
    Katy Keene
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