(August 1988)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
eight times per year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
076956145041 08
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, would you like to test your skill?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; carnival patrons
Synopsis
Jughead suggests Archie and Betty try their hand at ball toss, but they have another game they want to play.
Keywords
carnival

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

Striped Chips Ahoy; Nabisco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Magic Mania (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Uncle Max Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica's date with Archie is ruined when he shows up handcuffed to Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
stage magic

Surprise Ending (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie; Sunkist / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Sand Blast (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Bert Summersong
Synopsis
Betty and Archie recruit volunteers to build a sand castle in the Riverdale Mall to raise money for charity. All the gang volunteers to help, except Veronica and Reggie. They're too busy having fun.
Reprints

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

Archie Fan Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Make 'em Laff Joke Contest (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Laffy Taffy Bunch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Date To Remember (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie keeps his spending low while on a date with Betty so he'll have money to spend on Veronica later in the week.
Reprints

Let's Do The Fruit Slush Mush (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Archies; Wyler's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Blonde Bombshell (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Betty's afternoon on the beach is interrupted by some bullies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer confirmed in reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #310.

Over $8,000 in Prizes Awarded Monthly (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Art Instruction Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Betty / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Betty]
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Betty
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
"Betty" answers reader letters.

Indexer Notes

Art is clip art, not an original illustration.

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Health Education (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton; Mr. Weatherbee
Keywords
AIDS

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Anti-AIDS public service message with phone number for Center for Disease Control's Hotline listed.

Bedrockin' Shakedown (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Post Pebbles Cereal; The Flintstones / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, would you like to test your skill?"]
    Betty
  2. 1. ["What happens every time you bite into a Striped Chips Ahoy?"]
    Striped Chips Ahoy; Nabisco
  3. 2. Magic Mania
    Betty
  4. 3. Surprise Ending
    Archie; Sunkist
  5. 4. ["Subscribe And Save"]
  6. 5. ["Cartoon Celebrities"]
  7. 6. Prizes or Cash
    Sales Leadership Club
  8. 7. Sand Blast
    Betty
  9. 8. ["Fans! Now you can join the exciting Archie Fan Club"]
    Archie Fan Club
  10. 9. Make 'em Laff Joke Contest
    The Laffy Taffy Bunch
  11. 10. A Date To Remember
    Betty
  12. 11. Let's Do The Fruit Slush Mush
    The Archies; Wyler's
  13. 12. Blonde Bombshell
    Betty
  14. 13. Over $8,000 in Prizes Awarded Monthly
    Art Instruction Schools
  15. 14. ["Dear Betty"]
    Betty
  16. 15. Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  17. 16. Health Education
    Archie
  18. 17. Bedrockin' Shakedown
    Post Pebbles Cereal; The Flintstones
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