(May 1971)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
5 times a year in Feb., May, August, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Music Corp.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie, you have some very big lines!
Genre
teen
Characters
Salem; Sabrina Spellman; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Reprints
Keywords
palm reading

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics Digest #40.

Credits from the reprint in Sabrina the Teenage Witch Complete Collection (Archie, 2017 series) #1.

For the Birds (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie's TV Celebrities / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper]; Miss Craby; Sabrina Spellman; Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine]
Synopsis
The Archies have advertised an outdoor rock concert in Riverdale but stuffy Miss Craby and her group of old ladies try to get it cancelled.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Sabrina the Teenage Witch Complete Collection (Archie, 2017 series) #1.

Li'l Jinx Puzzles (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Jinx Holliday [Li'l Jinx]

Indexer Notes

word puzzle and two connect-the-dots puzzles

Presents I'd Like for My Birthday (Table of Contents: 3)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones

Humility (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie can't figure out why Betty and Veronica fall for Archie and not him when he's clearly better than Archie in every way.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reggie's reference to his "large stereo record and tape collection" is altered in later reprintings.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by George Petrovich, Bonnie Burns, Norman Walter, Donna Olson.
Also includes membership application for the Archie Club.

Big News (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie says that Mr. Weatherbee won't believe his news--and he's right.
Reprints

Surprise Prize (Table of Contents: 7)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Reprints

Good Advice (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Reprints

No Money Honey (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie has to think fast when he realizes he doesn't have enough money to take Betty to Pop's.
Reprints
Keywords
scales

Knock Knack (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Reprints

Inquiry (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie was feeling fine until he got a pat on the back from Moose.
Reprints

Goof Spoof (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty asks Archie to bring his guitar on their picnic but she ends up carrying all the amps and speakers.
Reprints

Kiss Bliss (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
roller coasters

Maybe (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jug debate the problems with walking under a ladder.
Reprints
Keywords
ladders; superstitions

Indexer Notes

There may be an earlier appearance of this story.

It's a Gas (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie plans to drive to several gas stations and buy only a dime's worth of gasoline at each one so he can collect several prize tickets.
Reprints
Keywords
gas stations

Star Mar! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
children
Characters
Li'l Jinx [Jinx Holliday]; Russ
Synopsis
Russ thinks that Jinx watches too much televisions.
Keywords
stars

Sounds Crazy to Me! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie's TV Celebrities / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge]; Josie and the Pussycats [Josie McCoy; Valerie Brown; Melody Valentine]; Alexandra Cabot; Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle
Synopsis
Someone sabotages the Archies and then the Pussycats before the big show.
Reprints
Keywords
noise pollution

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Sabrina the Teenage Witch Complete Collection (Archie, 2017 series) #1.

Nothing for Nothing (Table of Contents: 18)

Big Moose / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose tries to learn to play the guitar, but he's impatient.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits are taken from this story's reprinting in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #32.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Reggie, you have some very big lines!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. For the Birds
    Archie's TV Celebrities
  3. 2. Li'l Jinx Puzzles
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Presents I'd Like for My Birthday
    Hot Dog
  5. 4. Humility
    Reggie
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  7. 6. Big News
    Archie
  8. 7. Surprise Prize
    Big Ethel
  9. 8. Good Advice
    Archie
  10. 9. No Money Honey
    Archie
  11. 10. Knock Knack
    Archie
  12. 11. Inquiry
    Archie
  13. 12. Goof Spoof
    Archie
  14. 13. Kiss Bliss
    Archie
  15. 14. Maybe
    Archie
  16. 15. It's a Gas
    Archie
  17. 16. Star Mar!
    Li'l Jinx
  18. 17. Sounds Crazy to Me!
    Archie's TV Celebrities
  19. 18. Nothing for Nothing
    Big Moose
This issue was most recently modified by:
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