(January 1962)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who's the kook with Betty?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Creature from the Black Lagoon
Keywords
monster

Indexer Notes

One of a series of monster covers that have nothing to do with the interior stories.

Good Mixer (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Jughead mixes two random liquids together and invents a solution that turns things invisible.
Keywords
chemistry; invisible

[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)

Monster Mania (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Cousin Walter
Synopsis
Archie's cousin Walter likes monsters, so Archie takes him to see Jughead, who is has several monster disguises.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise; vampire; werewolf; witch

The Star-Beasts (Table of Contents: 4)

Jaguar / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Jaguar [Ralph Hardy]
Synopsis
Alien television producers send monsters to battle the Jaguar to provide entertainment for their audience.
Keywords
alien; flying saucer; monkeys; monsters; television

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie Giant Series Magazines / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Martian (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Martian (unnamed)
Synopsis
A tiny flying saucer crashes near Jinx. Jinx saves the occupant from being run over by a car and he becomes her protector. She's the only one who can see him.
Reprints
Keywords
flying saucer; invisible; Martian; spanking

Indexer Notes

The Martian is apparently intended to be a continuing character.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's great fun!
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 40 persons (ages 8 to 16) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Jamaica, England, East Pakistan, Australia, Kenya, West Pakistan, and India.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrew (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Diane Lindewall (Quincy, Mass.) for article on mollusks. Second prize of $3.00 to Beverly Teisch (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for article about raccoons. Third prize of $2.00 to Jane Couch (Aniston, Ala.) for article about cats. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Beverly Walker (Waco, Texas) for five jokes. Also head shots of Archie, Reggie, and Jughead taken from previous stories.

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

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

Jokers Wild (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tells Archie and Jughead how he had more imagination in his pranks in his day.
Reprints
Keywords
bird seed; elephant; monkey; practical jokes; pranks
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Who's the kook with Betty?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Good Mixer
    Archie
  3. 2. ["These U. S. Royal tires really make my bike sail!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  4. 3. Monster Mania
    Archie
  5. 4. The Star-Beasts
    Jaguar
  6. 5. ["Follow the star-studded trail of the biggest buy in comics!"]
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  7. 6. The Martian
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["It's great fun!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Jokers Wild
    Archie
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