(July 1974)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year in Feb., May, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Music Corp.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Washington isn't the only place with an energy crisis on its hands!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Forsythe P. Jones II; Gladys Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gimmick Kick (Table of Contents: 2)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archies, I really dig your sound, but sound is not enough anymore!... These days you need a gimmick!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper]; The Monsters; The Cycle Tones
Synopsis
A concert promoter agrees to book The Archies, but only if they add some of his gimmicks to the act.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #25, pencils are credited to Gus Lemoine and inks to Rudy Lapick.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Scaredy Cat! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gulp! It's real dark out, Greg!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx and Greg try to bluster their way past a spooky looking house.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The name of the spooky house is "The Edwards Mansion", after strip creator Joe Edwards.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Strat-O-Matic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Final Notice (Table of Contents: 7)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, sis!... There's a package here for you from overseas!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot; Alan M.; Josie; Valerie; Melody
Synopsis
Alexandra bought a Paris original dress for $400.
Reprints

[Vista Bikes] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Loud Racket (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya-hoo! I did it! For the first time in my life I did it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is excited to be able to reach 100 in paddle-ball and he can't wait to tell others.
Reprints

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just recently became a reporter, and this is my first report.
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Virginia Wiszniewski, and Brynn Olenberg.

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

[Sea-Monkeys] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Personalized Metal Social Security Plates] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Good Neighbor Sam (Table of Contents: 15)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren
Pencils
Dick Malmgren
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who threw that tomato?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey Kinkle; Harry the Horse
Synopsis
Harvey gets a lecture from Sabrina on being a good neighbor after he plays a dirty trick on Harry.
Reprints

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[3 Complete Fishing Outfits] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Washington isn't the only place with an energy crisis on its hands!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Coolidge's famous set of poker playing dogs"]
  3. 2. Gimmick Kick
    The Archies
  4. 3. ["Go first class... go Columbia"]
  5. 4. Scaredy Cat!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["Popsicle & Huck Finn two great American originals"]
  7. 6. ["Play 1974 big league baseball games"]
    Strat-O-Matic
  8. 7. The Final Notice
    Josie
  9. 8. [Vista Bikes]
  10. 9. A Loud Racket
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Karate"]
  12. 11. ["I just recently became a reporter, and this is my first report."]
    Archie Club News
  13. 12. ["Mark this on your Archie calendar! It's fantastic!"]
  14. 13. [Sea-Monkeys]
  15. 14. [Personalized Metal Social Security Plates]
  16. 15. Good Neighbor Sam
    Sabrina
  17. 16. ["Do you need extra money?"]
  18. 17. [3 Complete Fishing Outfits]
  19. 18. ["The Winner. Built by Converse. Just for Sears."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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