Jughead #261
(February 1977)

Archie, 1965 Series
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Price
0.30 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]
Barcode
0271000696102
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Stan Goldberg
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arch, Do You Carry
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead puts the touch on Archie, but on the sly.

Deep Magic (Table of Contents: 1)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is unable to dig a hole to suit Veronica. So Jughead sets out to try to con Reggie into doing it.

Smart Alex (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Food For Thought (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Charley runs out of his favorite study aid.

[Jughead's Gag Bag] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Prof. Flutesnoot; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is late for band practice; Jughead explains "chain reaction".
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

These are reprints of two Archie syndicated newspaper strips.

Command Decision (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Floyd Clayton
Synopsis
Coach Clayton assigns Jughead to guard the school trophy case the night before a big rivalry basketball game. Jughead recruits Archie to help him, then begins to let the power go to his head.
Reprints

The Game of the Name (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Seeking to boost his ego, Jughead gets his uncle to sky write his name. The resulting wave of publicity lands him a job with an advertising agency.

Whittle While You Work (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Seeing that Jughead is fascinated by wood-carving, Betty suggests to Ethel that she adopt the hobby as well, in order to attract favorable attention from Jughead.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Arch, Do You Carry"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Deep Magic
    Jughead
  3. 2. Smart Alex
    Josie; Hostess
  4. 3. Food For Thought
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Fat Charley
  5. 4. [Jughead's Gag Bag]
    Jughead
  6. 5. Command Decision
    Jughead
  7. 6. The Game of the Name
    Jughead
  8. 7. Whittle While You Work
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • James Yung
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