(November 1961)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-09-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[Battle in Outer Space] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
alien; flying saucer; movie theater

Too Much Talent (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
When word gets out that Mr. Lodge has bought a major talent agency, all the kids rush over to his house to audition for him, whether he likes it or not.
Reprints
Keywords
accordion; imitations; saxophone; talent agency

Indexer Notes

Reggie is imitating Edward G. Robinson while Betty does a mean Katharine Hepburn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Splish Splash (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty exploits the fact that a call always comes just as soon as you get into the bathtub.
Keywords
bath; telephone

Proof Positive (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge claims that kids today dance like "wild Indians."
Keywords
dancing; footprints; rock 'n' roll

Indexer Notes

Mention is made of the "Lindy Hop of 15 years ago."

Dumb Belle (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Gaston
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge insists that Veronica help out with household chores, but she manages to screw up one chore after another by accident... or is it an accident?
Reprints
Keywords
button; flowers; gardening; petunias; sewing; weeds

Tops on Your Christmas List! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Sell Me Pretty Maiden! (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx tries to sell raffle tickets for a color TV. Her father gives her some assistance.
Reprints
Keywords
butcher; druggist; grocer; raffle

"Hi, boys and girls -" (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 40 persons (ages 8 to 15) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Canada.

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Patricia Marrone (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for article on China. Second prize of $3.00 to Jewyl Ann Munch (Pasadena, Texas) for prediction of an atomic energy-powered future. Third prize to Julie Fallwell (Coos Bay, Ore.) for article on the lungfish. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Rosemary Soave (New York, N.Y.) for article on the Grand Canyon. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Patty Zanotti (Schiller Park, Ill.) for article on the planet Mercury.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Tyranny of the Cobra God (Table of Contents: 11)

The Fly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fly [Tommy Troy]; Ganza the Great
Synopsis
While tunneling through a mountain in India, the Fly uncovers an ancient Hindu tomb which contains a chest containing the remains of a magician who died in 900 A.D. The Fly opens the chest and the magician is reincarnated in the form of a Cobra-god statue. He plans on world domination unless the Fly discovers a way to defeat him.
Keywords
bomb; cobra; Hindu; India; invulnerable; mountain; reincarnation; tomb; tunnel
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Battle in Outer Space]
    Archie
  2. 1. Too Much Talent
    Archie
  3. 2. ["I'm sure glad we have these U. S. Royals!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  4. 3. Splish Splash
    Betty
  5. 4. Proof Positive
    Veronica
  6. 5. Dumb Belle
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Tops on Your Christmas List!
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  8. 7. Sell Me Pretty Maiden!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. "Hi, boys and girls -"
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. The Tyranny of the Cobra God
    The Fly
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