(August 1981)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Nine times a year
On-sale date
1981
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696308
Editing
?
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, we've got the worst seats in the ballpark!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

A Nose for News (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Singh Songh; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is trying to establish himself on the school newspaper, but editor-in-chief Reggie only gives him menial tasks. When Reggie finds out there's a philosopher in town who hates reporters, he realizes he has another assignment for Archie. But it turns out Archie's red hair is considered lucky by Singh Songh, the philosopher. Archie ends up getting a story that makes him the toast of the news world.
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Personality Grates (Table of Contents: 2)

Lil 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; Charley Hawse

Shake That Thing (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The band has a big show coming up, but Betty's tambourine is broken. So, she ends up getting one from a gypsy band that makes her the center of attention.

Book Worm (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang is collecting books for a charity drive, and try to get a donation from Titus Titewhad, the town curmudgeon. He throws a tantrum, and gives himself a heart attack. The teens rush him to the hospital, and he shows his gratitude by donating a rare first edition.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, we've got the worst seats in the ballpark!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Nose for News
    Archie
  3. 2. Personality Grates
    Lil Jinx
  4. 3. Shake That Thing
    Archie
  5. 4. Book Worm
    Archie
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