(July 1962)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-04-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1962 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Jug! The Mole Man wants us to go into the hole!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; The Mole Man
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are reluctant to follow a mutated humanoid mole into its hole.
Keywords
mole; monster

Indexer Notes

The character The Mole Man is no relation to the Marvel Comics villain. One of a series of monster covers with no relation to any of the interior stories.

Everybody's Doin' It (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica decides to cure Archie of his superstitious tics by hiding his lucky items.
Keywords
bad luck; superstition

Nice Advice (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge wants to buy Moose a book on extra-sensory perception.
Keywords
book store

Wear and Tear (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica breaks her neck getting prepared for a gorgeous business associate her father is having over for dinner.
Keywords
dress shop

Indexer Notes

The Veronica Lodge and Hiram Lodge faces in panel five are paste-ups of Dan DeCarlo's work.

Fun with the Popsicle Kids (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Popsicle Kids; Popsicle / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Mystery Trio (Table of Contents: 5)

Fly Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fly Girl [Kim Brand]; Jean Duval (villain)
Synopsis
Kim Brand is stunned when a fake Fly Girl appears on "The Mystery Trio" television program and appears to do super feats. She finds the stunt was part of a plan to lure the richest people in Capitol City to a post-program party where they are overcome by sleeping gas. Fly Girl transports a TV cameraman and his camera to the scene for a live broadcast of her crashing the party.
Keywords
disguise; magnet; sleeping gas; television broadcast

Indexer Notes

"The Mystery Trio" TV program is based on the "To Tell the Truth" TV game show.

The Secret Is Out! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Public Opinion (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
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Greg; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx organizes a groundswell telephone protest among the neighborhood kids when the "Cuckoo Koko the Clown Show" TV program is cancelled.
Keywords
telephone; television

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, girls and boys--

Indexer Notes

List of 48 persons (ages 8 to 14) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, Canada, Australia, and Northern Ireland are represented.

Special Assignment for Archie Club Reporters (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Request for stories of 100 words or less on "Why My Bike is Important to Me." The 12 best will each receive a new bicycle.

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

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

The Race (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are set to run off for a position in a cross-country race. However, they learn the winner will have to accompany Miss Grundy to the opera in the summer. So they each do everything they can to throw the race.
Keywords
cross country; opera; race; rain
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey, Jug! The Mole Man wants us to go into the hole!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Everybody's Doin' It
    Archie
  3. 2. Nice Advice
    Veronica
  4. 3. Wear and Tear
    Veronica
  5. 4. Fun with the Popsicle Kids
    Popsicle Kids; Popsicle
  6. 5. The Mystery Trio
    Fly Girl
  7. 6. The Secret Is Out!
    Archie Annual
  8. 7. Public Opinion
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Hi, girls and boys--"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  10. 9. Special Assignment for Archie Club Reporters
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. The Race
    Archie
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