(February 1964)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Too bad we don't have any machines that exercise their brains!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy
Keywords
report cards; rowing machine; stationary bicycle

Winter Carnival! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Bigbottom
Synopsis
Archie tries to beat Reggie in a snow-sculpture contest by disguising an old weather balloon as a sculpture of the world.
Reprints
Keywords
bicycle pump; snow sculpture; weather balloon

Sign Posts (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to find Jughead at his workplace.
Keywords
factory; roller skates

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?; Babs Kendall (idea)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't go to the costume ball in this outfit
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge hits the ceiling (literally) in disapproval of his daughter's skimpy costume.
Keywords
costume party

Indexer Notes

"Pin-up suggested by Babs Kendall, 311 Lockwood Ave., New Rochelle, N.Y."

The Evader (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty informs Veronica that Jughead will never give a straight answer to a woman. Veronica tries to put him in a position where he'll have to give her a straight answer.
Reprints
Keywords
maple syrup

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

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Cheer Eater (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Greg; Ga Ga; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx gets some chocolates for a sick friend, but ends up eating them herself.
Keywords
candy

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

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
It's the greatest feeling to get mail from new friends!
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Listing of 44 persons (ages 8 to 16) requesting pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries listed include England, Canada, Australia, India, Trinidad, and Antigua.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Billy Borr (Helena, Mont.) for an article on his dog. Second prize of $3.00 to Kevin Kelly (Westbury, N.Y.) for article on archery. Third prize of $2.00 to Suzanne Lee Vance (Centralia, Wash.) for an article about herself. Fourth prize $1.00 to Ronnie Russell (McColl, S.C.) for an article about himself.

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

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

Take It Easel (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
When Alex raves about Melody's terrible abstract painting, Pepper and Albert try to humiliate them both by getting Melody's painting entered in an art show.
Reprints
Keywords
abstract art; art show; painting

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #33, inks are credited to Vince DeCarlo. There's the standard abstract art gag about the painting being hung upside-down.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Too bad we don't have any machines that exercise their brains!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Winter Carnival!
    Archie
  3. 2. Sign Posts
    Archie
  4. 3. ["I can't go to the costume ball in this outfit"]
    Veronica's Pin-Up
  5. 4. The Evader
    Jughead
  6. 5. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. The Cheer Eater
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["It's the greatest feeling to get mail from new friends!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Take It Easel
    Josie
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