(December 1979)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Published 9 times a year in February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December.
On-sale Date
1979-10-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Music Corp.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000697412
Editing
John Goldwater (as John L. Goldwater) (editor); Richard Goldwater (as Richard H. Goldwater) (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from Comic Reader #173.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder how spaghetti was invented?
Genre
teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Artist credits a guess based on the De Gold Spaghetti box.

The Joiner (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're quitting the football team?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie quits the football team so he can join the women's softball team.
Reprints
Keywords
football; softball

Noise Annoys (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I struck out 15 batters in the Central High game!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie brags about his accomplishments but Archie makes him be quiet in a hospital zone.
Reprints

I "C" (Table of Contents: 3)

Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's another homework problem, Charley!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Reprints

A Wise Test (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Egg Beater (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grrrr!...He made me so mad I should have belted the flaky, big mouthed weirdo!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Veronica is offended by a new student in school, Archie offers to teach him a lesson until he learns that the new student is much bigger than he is.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Perfect Pitch (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, no! Here comes that pushy salesman again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead send a door to door salesman over to bother Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
door to door salesman

Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Horse Course (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, we seem to have lost the bridle path!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

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

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, take this order to Mrs. Lang!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Full Moon Follies (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, wiseguy! We'll ask this guy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie becomes convinced that this is a time of year when weirdos and wise guys are compelled to come up to him and make stupid jokes. So he disguises himself as an old woman to avoid weirdos.
Reprints

The Bookworm Turns (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; Josie / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I wonder how spaghetti was invented?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Joiner
    Archie
  3. 2. Noise Annoys
    Reggie
  4. 3. I "C"
    Charley
  5. 4. A Wise Test
  6. 5. The Egg Beater
    Archie
  7. 6. Perfect Pitch
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie Club News
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. Horse Course
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Archie, take this order to Mrs. Lang!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  11. 10. Full Moon Follies
    Archie
  12. 11. The Bookworm Turns
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Josie
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