(May 1961)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-03-09 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, what do you like most about Archie? ...His character? ...Or his appearance?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Keywords
jukebox; soda

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep Comics #89.

Patch Work (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie needs to fix an inner tube from his car in order to run an errand for his mom, provided he doesn't kill himself in the process.
Reprints
Keywords
fire hydrant; gas station; inner tube; telephone booth

Love in Bloom (Table of Contents: 2)

Dilton Doily / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Gladys; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie finds a way for tongue-tied Dilton to ask out a hot redhead.
Keywords
telephone booth

Indexer Notes

The logo spells Dilton's last name "Doily", although later appearances spelled his name as "Doiley".

Gadget Conscious (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has a gadget installed in the jalopy specifically for Reggie.
Keywords
ejection seat

There's Gold in Them Thar Hills! (Table of Contents: 4)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils
Bill Woggon (signed); Hazel Marten ?
Inks
Kathryn Bill ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
domestic; fashion
Characters
Katy Keene; K.O. Kelly; Burro Bill
Synopsis
K.O. has a line on a gold strike and he and Katy dream of what they'll do with the wealth they anticipate receiving.
Keywords
burro; gold; guitar; prospecting; rainbow

Indexer Notes

Fashions, etc., by Barbara Rausch (Flint, Mich.), Janet Smith (Grantford, Ontario, Canada), Kathy Hibbard (Brooklyn, Pa.), Mary Swatley (Lenoir, N.C.), Armando Cosio (Los Angeles, Calif.), Lynn Griffin (Syracuse, N.Y.), Linda Ewell (Cape Charles, Va.), Frank Mullen (Duquesne, Pa.), Joanne Maguire (Bayshore, L.I., N.Y.), Sharon Dutkus (Long Beach, Calif.), Jake Jones (Forest City, N.C.), Elmer Cavender (Pearsall, Texas), Rita Rosenbloom (Philadelphia, Pa.), Pam Pussey (Collinswood, N. J.), and Jane M. Odmeda (Astoria, L.I., N.Y.),

Write and Wrong (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Hap teaches Jinx how to write her name.
Reprints
Keywords
writing

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

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, girls and boys--
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 48 persons (ages 7 to 14) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include England and Canada.

Make a Date (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Spectacular / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrew (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of eight winners of "Why I Like to Ride a Bike" contest: Richard Pidgeon (Norfolk, Va.), Carmack Daugherty (Parsons, Tenn.), Sidney Hollender (Dorchester, Mass.), Donald Rumbaugh (Tucson, Ariz.), Reesa Lasky (Haddonfield, N.J.), Patricia Glinska (Buffalo, N.Y), Carla Sue Cane (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), and Eva Norton (Hazelwood, Mo.). First prize of $5.00 to Elaine Bermanke (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for an article on etiquette. Second prize of $3.00 to Gregg R. Narber (Des Moines, Iowa) for article on the human heart. Third prize of $2.00 to Ruby Kaye West (San Antonio, Texas) for four jokes. Also head shots of Archie, Betty, and Veronica from previously-published art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Final Test (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge takes Veronica and Archie on a tour of the toy factory he's just acquired. Archie manages to break everything he comes in contact with.
Reprints
Keywords
factory; toys; welding
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, what do you like most about Archie? ...His character? ...Or his appearance?"]
    Betty
  2. 1. Patch Work
    Archie
  3. 2. Love in Bloom
    Dilton Doily
  4. 3. Gadget Conscious
    Archie
  5. 4. There's Gold in Them Thar Hills!
    Katy Keene
  6. 5. Write and Wrong
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. ["Hi, girls and boys--"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  8. 7. Make a Date
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. The Final Test
    Archie
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