(February 1963)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-12-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1963 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's see your witch doctor mask, Reg!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
masks; shop class; witch doctor

Movie Madness (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Johnson (janitor)
Synopsis
Veronica thinks Archie should show some Old-World charm. When he does, everyone thinks he's trying to cover up some misdeed.
Keywords
detention; flowers; movie theater

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

Betty Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy couldn't afford to send me to Europe...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
While it's snowing outside, Betty uses a sun lamp and travel posters to simulate being on the beach in Europe.
Reprints
Keywords
record player; sun lamp; swim suit; travel posters; winter

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica Pin Up Page / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?; Paul Redstone (idea)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie... look at what you're missing by not being able to ski!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
There are advantages to sitting inside at a ski resort.
Reprints
Keywords
kissing; ski lodge; skis

Indexer Notes

Pin-Up page suggested by Paul Redstone (Scarsdale, N.Y.).

Wildcat Joe's Weird Will! (Table of Contents: 4)

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]
Synopsis
A gang concocts an elaborate plan to get revenge on Kim Brand, who they think tipped off Fly Girl to ruin their last job and send them to prison.
Keywords
alligators; armor; castle; death traps; fake will; movie set; robot

Indexer Notes

Kim Brand only appears in her Fly Girl uniform in a one-panel flashback.

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

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Can You Top This? (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; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Ga Ga
Synopsis
In the winter, no matter what Jinx has, Ga Ga has something that's "bigger and better."
Keywords
black eyes; ice; sledding; snowman; temper

[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
Girl Scouts...Boy Scouts and Little Leaguers praise my pen pal club once they join!
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 51 persons (ages 7 to 17) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Hungary, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, India, Australia, Uganda, Canada, Jamaica, and Trinidad.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Sharon Pillsbury (Burlington, Vt.) for article on intelligence of horses. Second prize of $3.00 to Jim Fuxa (Omaha, Nebr.) for article on the praying mantis. Third prize of $2.00 to Frank Gerechter (New York, N.Y.) for article on pennies. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Nancy Isaacs (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for two jokes.

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

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

Show Biz (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is the director of the school play. After he has all the parts cast, Betty and Veronica both pressure him to be cast as the lead. Archie comes up with a plan to discourage them, involving thrown pies in rehearsal.
Reprints
Keywords
casting; pies; rehearsal; school play
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Let's see your witch doctor mask, Reg!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Movie Madness
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Daddy couldn't afford to send me to Europe..."]
    Betty Pin Up
  4. 3. ["Archie... look at what you're missing by not being able to ski!"]
    Veronica Pin Up Page
  5. 4. Wildcat Joe's Weird Will!
    Fly Girl
  6. 5. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Can You Top This?
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["Girl Scouts...Boy Scouts and Little Leaguers praise my pen pal club once they join!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Show Biz
    Archie
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