(February 1975)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 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 [vertical]
Editing
Richard Goldwater (editor)

The Greatest Gift (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
What was that for?
Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Butler

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

Wayne School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Teller of Tales (Table of Contents: 2)

Life with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, kid! You're kind of under dressed for this weather, aren't you?
Feature Logo
Life with Archie [skinny 'Life with']
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The boys meet a kid who claims to be the adopted son of a Maharajah in the kingdom of Kashew (Gesundheit!).
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Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of first page.

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

Canyon House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Washed Out! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think I'm going to be an airline stewardess when I grow up!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Charley Hawse discuss what they want to be when they grow up.
Reprints

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

Super Values / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Movie Buys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Greatest Gift (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Talk about a perfect Christmas Eve! Wow!
Feature Logo
Life with Archie [skinny 'Life with']
Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Butler
Synopsis
Archie and the girls think everybody is happy at Christmastime until they meet an angry, bitter old shopkeeper who hates Christmas. Archie realizes that the real test of whether they enjoy Christmas or just live it is whether they're willing to do something nice for this mean old man.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Story is told in two parts.
Includes a plug for the Archie's Restaurant in Joliet, Illinois at bottom of the first page.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Archie Club News
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Daniel R. Kelley (Northboro, Mass.) First prize - $6.00 and Barbara Skinner (Grand Falls, Nfld., Canada) Second prize - $4.00.
Includes membership application form for the Archie Club.

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

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

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bow Woe (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I usually mess up tying Christmas packages.
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to wrap a Christmas present.
Reprints

Candid Comment (Table of Contents: 14)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
November runs into December!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge comments on the money being spent by his family.
Reprints

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

Archie Giant Series Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie Giant Series Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The 100 Doll Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Wind Bag (Table of Contents: 19)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I'm afraid you'll have to forget about the ride in the country today, I won't be able to go with you!
Feature Logo
Life with Archie [skinny 'Life with']
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica has to cancel a date with Archie so she can help her father at the office, but Archie, expecting to be bored on his own, soon finds his car filled with girls.
Reprints

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Merlite Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Greatest Gift
    Life with Archie
  2. 1. ["Never finished high school?"]
    Wayne School
  3. 2. A Teller of Tales
    Life with Archie
  4. 3. ["Dog tags"]
    Canyon House
  5. 4. Washed Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["6 free patches"]
    Super Values
  7. 6. ["Make excellent extra cash... with no real 'selling'... just show this sample we give you... free!"]
    Engravaplates
  8. 7. ["Collectors nostalgia kits"]
    Movie Buys
  9. 8. The Greatest Gift
    Life with Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. ["Enter the wonderful world of amazing live sea-monkeys"]
    Sea-Monkeys
  12. 11. ["Now you can have six times the enjoyment or just check off your favorite Archie comic and have it mailed right to your home!"]
    Archie Comics
  13. 12. ["Only 3.98 weighted wristlets"]
    Honor House Products
  14. 13. Bow Woe
    Archie
  15. 14. Candid Comment
    Mr. Lodge
  16. 15. ["You are all welcome to the wonderful world of Archie!"]
    Archie Giant Series Magazine
  17. 16. ["A world of fun and laughter can be yours when you send for your giant size copy of 'The World of Jughead'"]
    Archie Giant Series Magazine
  18. 17. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Coins and Currency
  19. 18. ["100 little dolls all for $2.00"]
    The 100 Doll Company
  20. 19. The Wind Bag
    Life with Archie
  21. 20. ["Guaranteed! Triple your money in less than 30 days... or get your money back"]
    Merlite Industries
  22. 21. ["So, you think you know your pro basketball?"]
    Strat-O-Matic Basketball Game
  23. 22. ["Free! Over $1.00 worth of fast selling vegetable and flower seeds to show you how easy it is to..."]
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
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