(August 1973)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
0.20 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 [circular]
Editing
Richard H. Goldwater (editor)

Come To the Fair (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We thought you might like a sneak preview of the beauty contest!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Come To the Fair (Table of Contents: 2)

Life with Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cotton candy and sack races --- red balloons and pony rides --- homemade pies, jams, and jellies --- laughs, friendship, fun and games!
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Mouthy; Mr. Grimshaw; Rudy
Synopsis
When a carnival barker announces that the Riverdale bankers will be coming to judge the beauty contest at the fair, Archie and Jughead suspect that it may be a plot to empty out the bank so it can be robbed. Betty, Veronica and Reggie think they've seen too many movies and TV shows, but Archie and Jughead go into town and find out that they were right.
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Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of first page.

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

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Columbia Record Club / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Archie Giant Series Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A is for Archie's (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Mayor Berlinski; Bob Anderson
Synopsis
Archie and his friends go to the grand opening of the first Archie's Restaurant in Joliet, Illinois, where they enlist the help of the Mayor to keep Jughead out of the way.

Indexer Notes

This is a promotional story for the actual Archie's Restaurant in Joliet. The company hoped that this would become a chain, but it didn't.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Circle Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Archie Club News
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Waldo Weatherbee

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Cindy Chalmers (Victoria, B.C., Canada) First prize - $5.00, Lori Granquist (Prince George, B.C., Canada) Second prize - $3.00, Steven Del Vigna (Oakland, California) Third prize - $2.00, Vera Vittoria (Los Angeles, Calif.) Fourth prize - $1.00, and Sandra Kaplan (Houston, Texas) Fifth prize - $1.00.
Includes request for readers to send in names of newsdealers who do not carry Archie Series comics.
Includes membership application form for the Archie Club.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Best Values Coins and Currency / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

100 Little Dolls / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Heavy Problem (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Li'l Jinx! Why did you call me over?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx calls Charley Hawse over to help her close her camp trunk.
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The Message (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good grief! What a mess! Archie's room looks like it's been hit by a tornado!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets a lecture from his dad after saying he's "too tired" to clean his room.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

ICS / International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Sales Leadership Club Cards / Stationery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Cheerful Card / Cheerful House Cards and Stationery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Come To the Fair
    Life with Archie
  2. 1. ["Famous name prizes or cash"]
    Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales Cards
  3. 2. Come To the Fair
    Life with Archie
  4. 3. ["Baseball fans are crazy about this true-to-life baseball game"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  5. 4. ["Any 15 records for only $1.97 or any 11 tapes for only $1.97"]
    Columbia Record Club
  6. 5. ["The sun scene is a fun scene!"]
    Archie Giant Series Magazine
  7. 6. A is for Archie's
    Archie
  8. 7. ["Own a bowlfull of happiness... Amazing live sea-monkeys"]
    Sea-Monkeys
  9. 8. ["Hot pepper gum"]
    American Circle Products
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. ["Reward $11,750 for this coin"]
    Best Values Coins and Currency
  12. 11. ["100 little dolls all for $1.50"]
    100 Little Dolls
  13. 12. Heavy Problem
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. The Message
    Archie
  15. 14. ["14 ways to help you earn more money"]
    ICS / International Correspondence Schools
  16. 15. ["Easy to sell, 'most everyone buys, it sure feels swell to earn a great prize (or cash)"]
    Sales Leadership Club Cards / Stationery
  17. 16. ["Do you need extra money?"]
    Cheerful Card / Cheerful House Cards and Stationery
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Joey Beretta
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Joey Sayer
  • Jaime Weinman