Reggie #15
(September 1963)

Archie, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
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Issue Notes

Story information for this issue originally from Tony Isabella's blog from September 4th 2016; verified by checking a copy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reggie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You see, Betty, "love" means you haven't scored in tennis!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Keywords
tennis

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Rival Reggie #14

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

Palmer-Jones Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Playback (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm here, Ronnie! Are you ready to go?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica uses a pre-recorded tape so she can sneak out for a date with Reggie without Archie knowing about it. Reggie tries to use the same technique to get a date with Midge without Moose knowing.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Anchors Aweigh! (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who's the admiral, Jessica?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jessica
Synopsis
Reggie asks about Jessica's father.
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Liquid Limit! (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will you look at him put that soda away!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie wonders how much soda Jughead can drink.
Reprints

Hose Down! (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
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Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! I'm thirsty!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants a drink from the garden hose.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Tropical Heat Rave (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiya, Archie boy! Hot enough for you?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
On a hot day, Reggie annoys Archie by asking "hot enough for you?" and then gets the other kids to say the same tired old phrase to the sweltering Archie.
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What a World! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Just an Idea (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
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Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop! Don't enter that building! I told you that place was falling apart!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Reggie tries to come up with a new way to clean erasers.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie Comics Digest (Archie, 1973 series) #41.

[Treasure Chest of Fun] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

On the Beam! (Table of Contents: 13)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Harold
Pencils
Joe Harold
Inks
Joe Harold
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...Mercury... Jupiter..... Mars... Venus are the planets!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy; Daphne; Brando
Synopsis
Daphne authoritatively gives Brando wrong information about the planets.
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Indexer Notes

"Shrimpy" was Archie's attempt to imitate "Peanuts," and this strip is a copy of the "Peanuts" strips where Lucy filled Linus's head with inaccurate information.

Frontier Medicine (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Without doctors, hospitals and wonder drugs, the early pioneers of America created their own cures and medicines in order to survive.
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Homemade cures and medicines created by the pioneers who settled and expanded the United States.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Misunderstood (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
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Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's funny how almost everybody has me pegged wrong...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tells us he's not the heel everybody thinks he is.
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Teachers' Fret (Table of Contents: 18)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
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Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's only one person in this class...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis
Reggie tries to convince Mr. Weatherbee that he didn't pull a prank.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

White Cloverine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

E-Z Math Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You see, Betty, "love" means you haven't scored in tennis!"]
    Reggie
  2. 1. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
    Palmer-Jones Publishers
  3. 2. Playback
    Reggie
  4. 3. ["My secret new Dynaflex method"]
    Mike Marvel
  5. 4. Anchors Aweigh!
    Reggie
  6. 5. Liquid Limit!
    Jughead
  7. 6. Hose Down!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["Hatch your own live sea circus"]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  9. 8. ["Amazing wrist radio"]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  10. 9. Tropical Heat Rave
    Reggie
  11. 10. What a World!
    Jughead
  12. 11. Just an Idea
    Reggie
  13. 12. [Treasure Chest of Fun]
  14. 13. On the Beam!
    Shrimpy
  15. 14. Frontier Medicine
  16. 15. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co.
  17. 16. ["New bike muffler"]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  18. 17. Misunderstood
    Reggie
  19. 18. Teachers' Fret
    Reggie
  20. 19. ["Hello, Bob - have you found that underseas treasure?"]
    White Cloverine
  21. 20. ["Now you can solve "tough" math problems like this!"]
    E-Z Math Program
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