(August 1969)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly plus August
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Music Corp.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
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
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man! These Hollywood chicks are too much!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog
Keywords
Hollywood; poodles

Indexer Notes

Filmation Studios seen in the background.

Safe Keeping (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After confiscating Archie's roller skates, Mr. Weatherbee decides to try them on.
Reprints

Can't Bare It (Table of Contents: 2)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy disapproves of modern fashion.

The Male Lead (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Miss Grundy writes a play for the school drama department, but she doesn't have to worry about casting. All the students come to her seeking parts.
Reprints

Unexpected Trip (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica brags about her impending trip to London, until she realizes the implications.

The Guardian (Table of Contents: 5)

Hot Dog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Hot Dog tries to prove his worth as a guard dog.
Reprints

Long Night (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley (layouts); Jon D'Agostino
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica spend an inordinate amount of time saying good-bye.

The Grand Marshall (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Acting as Grand Marshall for the marching band in the local parade, Archie manages to take a wrong turn and gets separated from his band.

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

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

Pencils
various (illustrations)
Inks
various (illustrations)
Colors
Barry Grossman ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Lee McMichael, Kathy Scurich, Vance D. Love, Douglas C. Good, Debbie Ricciardi;
page also includes membership application for the Archie Club.

Wanted! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx wants a giraffe for a pet.

Home Work (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy doles out home work assignments and Betty isn't pleased.

A New Form (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee quits his diet and Archie thinks he's quitting his job.
Reprints

Confidence (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica demands that Archie win the first place cup in pole vaulting, even though he knows nothing about the sport.
Reprints

Busy Days (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie comments on Mr. Weatherbee's absent-mindedness.

Promises, Promises! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx tries to talk her way out of cleaning her room.

Angry Young Man-Eater or Who Put the Piranha in the Pool Room? (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is rehearsing for a play and can't manage the level of anger the part requires, until Archie shows up.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But Ronnie, it's the least I can do for Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie volunteers to carry barefoot Betty across the hot pavement of the street. Veronica objects.

Theory Trouble (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
To mock a professor's theory, Archie and Jughead begin acting like each other.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Man! These Hollywood chicks are too much!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Safe Keeping
    Archie
  3. 2. Can't Bare It
    Miss Grundy
  4. 3. The Male Lead
    Archie
  5. 4. Unexpected Trip
    Veronica
  6. 5. The Guardian
    Hot Dog
  7. 6. Long Night
    Archie
  8. 7. The Grand Marshall
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. Wanted!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Home Work
    Betty
  12. 11. A New Form
    Archie
  13. 12. Confidence
    Archie
  14. 13. Busy Days
    Archie
  15. 14. Promises, Promises!
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. Angry Young Man-Eater or Who Put the Piranha in the Pool Room?
    Archie
  17. 16. ["But Ronnie, it's the least I can do for Betty"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin Up
  18. 17. Theory Trouble
    Archie
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