(May 1972)

Archie, 1966 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., Oct., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reggie and Me / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This pizza reminds me of Reggie...
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
pizza

Ben Who? (Table of Contents: 1)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle as Mark Antony; Mr Weatherbee as Julius Caesar; Veronica Lodge as Cleopatra; Archie Andrews as Ben Archius; Jughead Jones as Jugius; Betty Cooper as a Lady-In-Waiting
Synopsis
In ancient Rome, Archius and Jugius try to enter the chariot races.

Ben Who? Part 2 (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle as Mark Antony; Mr Weatherbee as Julius Caesar; Veronica Lodge as Cleopatra; Archie Andrews as Ben Archius; Jughead Jones as Jugius; Betty Cooper as a Lady-In-Waiting
Synopsis
Archius and Jugius are sold into slavery, and Archius falls in love with the gorgeous Cleopatra.

Ben Who? Part 3 (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle as Mark Antony; Mr Weatherbee as Julius Caesar; Veronica Lodge as Cleopatra; Archie Andrews as Ben Archius; Jughead Jones as Jugius; Betty Cooper as a Lady-In-Waiting
Synopsis
Archius learns that the way to escape slavery is to reject selfishness and embrace the power of love.

Indexer Notes

An example of Hartley working religious messages into his comics in generalized, non-sectarian form.

Healthy and Wealthy (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is trying to decide what food to buy with her allowance.

The Eye of the Beholder (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Everyone hates a troublemaking hippie at school, but Big Ethel realizes that what he needs is love.
Keywords
hippie

Greek Tweak (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Miss Grundy tells the story of Damon and Pythias.
Reprints

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.8 pages (report information)

Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Pauletta M. Chanco; Wendy Pow; Karen Ray;
page also includes membership application for the Archie Club

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

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1971
Average number of copies sold preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 256,551
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 245,550
Owner: Close-Up, Inc., 1114-16 First Ave., New York, N.Y., 10021

Snow Job (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie and Me / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty tells Reggie to look inside himself and figure out why he's so mean to Archie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This might be the same story that is in Archie Annual Digest (Archie, 1975 series) #63 but needs confirmation.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This pizza reminds me of Reggie..."]
    Reggie and Me
  2. 1. Ben Who?
    Reggie and Me
  3. 2. Ben Who? Part 2
    Reggie and Me
  4. 3. Ben Who? Part 3
    Reggie and Me
  5. 4. Healthy and Wealthy
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Eye of the Beholder
    Reggie and Me
  7. 6. Greek Tweak
    Reggie and Me
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Snow Job
    Reggie and Me
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