(February 1967)

Archie, 1966 Series
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater ?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

The Vanishing Villain (Table of Contents)

Archie as Pureheart the Powerful / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Ice Cube; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Credits based on information from Jerry Bails' Who's Who site.

Terror in the Center Ring (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie as Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Sal Contrera
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Veronica Lodge; The Mad Clown; Lungwort; Hypno the Great (The Mad Clown in disguise)
Synopsis
While at a circus, a mad clown with murder on his mind kidnaps Veronica because she looks like his ex-wife. When Archie and Reggie can't find Veronica, they become Pureheart and Evilheart to save the young socialite.
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Indexer Notes

This story is told in 2 parts: Part I (8 pages) and Part II (5 pages).

Future Proof (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Greg have a fight over what the moon is made from.

The Vanishing Villain (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie as Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Sal Contrera
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Ice Cube; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie watch as Veronica is kidnapped, and Reggie becomes Evilheart. But Archie can't become Pureheart. Only then does the real Veronica show up, the other girl only looked like Veronica. As Evilheart races back, he loses control of his motorcycle thanks to an icy strip of road. Archie then becomes Pureheart and the two heroes duke it out while the Ice Cube kidnaps the real Veronica.
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Indexer Notes

This story is told in two parts: Part 1 (5 pages) and Part II (5 pages).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Vanishing Villain
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful
  2. 1. Terror in the Center Ring
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful
  3. 2. Future Proof
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Vanishing Villain
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Jim Stangas
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gregg Whitmore