(August 1970)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The cover and stories in this issue deal with drag racing, one of a number of Archie comics from this period responding to the increased popularity of the sport.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Life With 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
Just how fast is your dragster, Archie?
Genre
teen; humor; adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Wipe Out (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor; adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Ace Marvelus; Slab Camshaft
Synopsis
Worried that Veronica is flipping over the successful drag racer Ace Marvelus, Archie tries to rig the race so an ugly middle-aged racer, Slab Camshaft, will beat Ace.

Raceway Rhythm (Table of Contents: 2)

The Archies / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor; adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Spike Hanlon
Synopsis
The Archies arrive in a town where an obnoxious racer named Spike Hanlon is throwing his weight around. The only driver who can beat him is injured, so Reggie offers to enter the race instead. And in the race, Reggie turns his obnoxiousness to his own advantage by using it to break Spike's concentration.
Reprints

Stuck (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Hap Holliday
Reprints

Victory in Vain (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor; adventure
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie recalls the dirty tricks Reggie has pulled in previous drag races and wonders what Reggie is going to do to him this time.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Just how fast is your dragster, Archie?"]
    Life With Archie
  2. 1. Wipe Out
    Archie
  3. 2. Raceway Rhythm
    The Archies
  4. 3. Stuck
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Victory in Vain
    Archie
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