(May 1969)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Music Corp.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[The Archies] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?

Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
"Archie-mania" has hit a typical household.
Keywords:
music

Visit To a Small Panic (Table of Contents: 1)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp ?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Lou Scheimer; Norm Prescott; Hal Sutherland; Charlie
Synopsis:
The Archies visit Filmation, the animation studio that produces their Saturday morning cartoon. The producers and director are astonished to find that the real Archies are crazier than the TV cartoon versions.
Reprints:
Keywords:
animation; Filmation

Indexer Notes

Filmation producers Lou Scheimer and Norm Prescott, and their primary director Hal Sutherland, are caricatured here; Harry Lucey uses a more realistic drawing style for the real people than he does for the regulars.

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #260, writing is credited to George Gladir.

Happy Birthday (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx is fretting about one of her test answers.

["I know it's getting late, Ronnie...But just one more picture...Don't look so unhappy! Smile!!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Instant Replay (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie has a cryptic conversation with Veronica about the fact that he has "hangups," while Betty tries to figure out the best method for getting Veronica away from Archie.

Disappearing Act (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie convinces Moose that the pressurized air from a spray can is actually a magical spray that can make him invisible.

Indexer Notes

The star featured in one of the movie posters at the end is "Flo Freely," the Betty look-alike introduced in earlier stories by Bolling.

["Don't be angry Archie!! You know the only time I date Reggie is when you and I have a quarrel!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Stranger Things (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [dream sequence only]; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie imagines that he's the principal and has to deal with all Mr. Weatherbee's responsibilities.

Safety First (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Jinx is scared to death of an unseen person until she reaches the safety of her house.

Indexer Notes

This may be reprinted in B&V Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #217 but needs confirmation.

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Robin Delman (1st prize), Diane Mitchell (2nd prize), Vivian Young (3rd prize), Julie Achler (4th prize), Pamela Perosi (5th prize), Donna Robinson (6th prize), Joanne Osborn (7th prize), and Linda Hansen (8th prize), plus instructions for joining the Archie Club.

What Did You Say? (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie isn't understanding Betty's body language.

Chance Trance (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Marty Epp ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie buys a raffle ticket for a car, but what's the first thing he'll do if he wins the raffle?

Bashful (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Archie talks Moose into kissing Midge on her birthday, but he ends up kissing the wrong girl.

Never (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets in trouble with Veronica and there's no way out of it.

The Tiger (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica try to foil Mr. Lodge's plan to get a big dog to scare Archie away.

Pep Talk (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats gives Archie a pep-talk to destroy the other team's strategy... and not their own.

The System (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo); Big Ethel (cameo)
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee sets up a surveillance system to keep track of everything the students are saying, so Archie convinces them to communicate in writing.

Strikes Out! (Table of Contents: 17)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
When Miss Grundy tells Mr. Weatherbee that the students are loudly calling for him outside, he assumes it's a protest and goes to face their wrath.

The Favor (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie enlists the help of Jughead and his kettle drum to get out of a date with Veronica.

The Meal (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley ?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
After the boys claim that men make the best cooks, the girls challenge them to cook a meal.

Indexer Notes

An early appearance of the fur coat that Al Hartley put Jughead in in many of his stories.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Archies]
    Archie
  2. 1. Visit To a Small Panic
    The Archies
  3. 2. Happy Birthday
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["I know it's getting late, Ronnie...But just one more picture...Don't look so unhappy! Smile!!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  5. 4. Instant Replay
    Archie
  6. 5. Disappearing Act
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Don't be angry Archie!! You know the only time I date Reggie is when you and I have a quarrel!"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  8. 7. Stranger Things
    Archie
  9. 8. Safety First
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. What Did You Say?
    Archie
  12. 11. Chance Trance
    Archie
  13. 12. Bashful
    Archie
  14. 13. Never
    Archie
  15. 14. The Tiger
    Archie
  16. 15. Pep Talk
    Archie
  17. 16. The System
    Archie
  18. 17. Strikes Out!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  19. 18. The Favor
    Archie
  20. 19. The Meal
    Archie
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