(May 1967)

Archie, 1967 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1967
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater (uncredited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

With this issue the Pureheart series changes the name of the title character from "Pureheart the Powerful" to "Captain Pureheart," though the original name is occasionally used in the stories. This one issue alone, the indicia title is Captain Purehart.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie as Captain Pureheart / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Sal Contrera
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't dare miss this double-action, double-daring double feature
Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Captain Pureheart]; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

The issue is credited to "Dick, Vic, Bob and Bill," possibly referring to Richard Goldwater (editor), Victor Gorelick (art director), Bob White (original artist of Pureheart), and Bill Vigoda (artist of this issue). Frank Doyle, the writer of all the Pureheart stories, is not credited.

Knack of Time (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Captain Pureheart]; Reggie Mantle [as Evilheart]; Veronica Lodge; Time Wizard
Synopsis
Pureheart, Evilheart and Veronica take a trip through time with the dastardly but incompetent Time Wizard, whose time-travel box keeps sending them all to the wrong era in history.
Reprints
Keywords
abominable snowman; colonial America; dinosaur; Egypt; knights; pirate; Salem MA; time travel; walk the plank

Best Regards, Captain Pureheart (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Pureheart / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Vigoda ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Captain Pureheart; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

"signed" pinup.

Eye See (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 Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx has mighty eyes, and can see through things.

The Rattle of the Reptile (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie as Captain Pureheart / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Captain Pureheart]; Reggie Mantle [as Evilheart]; Veronica Lodge; the Reptile; Bubbles Galore
Synopsis
Pureheart fights an inept battle against the villain known as the Reptile and his latest scheme to blackmail Mr. Lodge by kidnapping Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The stories in this issue move Pureheart more towards pure comedy, as the character starts to become as klutzy and inept as Archie himself.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reports and letters from Toi Denise Lupo (Phenix City, Ala.), Anna Doswell (Colorado Springs, Colorado), Marv Hackenberg (Eureka, California), Carol Standeven (North Kingstown, Rhode Island), Raymond Elgin (Fort Devens, Massachusetts), Betty White (Greenville, South Carolina), and Kyle Datson (Abilene, Texas).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Don't dare miss this double-action, double-daring double feature"]
    Archie as Captain Pureheart
  2. 1. Knack of Time
    Archie as Captain Pureheart
  3. 2. Best Regards, Captain Pureheart
    Captain Pureheart
  4. 3. Eye See
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. The Rattle of the Reptile
    Archie as Captain Pureheart
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
This issue was most recently modified by:
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