(May 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can't he be man's best friend some other time?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
couch; sheep dog

Double or Nothing! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Rachel Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have both dumped Archie for his usual crime of dating both of them on the same night. But jealousy makes them change their tune when they see him out with Jughead's pretty cousin.
Reprints
Keywords
cousin; telephone

Indexer Notes

Pop Tate is called "Pop Tait" on page 3.

Doll Daffy (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Uncle Frank
Synopsis
Archie's uncle gives him a little black book to write in.
Keywords
black book

Super Stupe (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Midge's father; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Three two-panel gags about Moose's stupidity: Moose listens to music by ear; Moose has a mind like a blotter, he gets everything backwards; Midge has to stop Moose from throwing her father out of her house.
Keywords
blotter; guitar

All in the Stars! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge; Reggie Mantle; Flora Fortune (Midge's cousin)
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica won't get near Archie because his horoscope foretells disaster and they don't want to be responsible for it.
Reprints
Keywords
horoscope; telephone booth

Indexer Notes

Midge's last name is given as "Taylor" in this story.

Spectacular Is the Only Word for It! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Dolly Folly! (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; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx gets a new "Janie" doll and spends all her money buying clothes for it.
Reprints
Keywords
dolls

Indexer Notes

Janie is a takeoff on Barbie, who had been introduced by Mattel in 1959. "Ben," Janie's boyfriend, is a takeoff on Ken, introduced in 1961.

[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
If you like to meet new friends!
Characters
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 49 persons (ages 7 to 16) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Canada, Northern Ireland, and Jamaica.

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.25 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Auf Weidersehn (Petersburg, Va.) for article about living in Germany. Second prize of $3.00 to Doug Blevins (Roger, Ark.) for article about himself. Third prize of $2.00 to Ann Sutherland (Cobalt, Ontario, Canada) for article about herself. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Karen Schwartz (Encino, Calif.) for article about herself.

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

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

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963 (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 264,583. Issue nearest to filing date: 228,575.

Smooth Delivery (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
Josie is feuding with Pepper. She writes a nasty note to Pepper and asks Melody to deliver it, but Melody meets Alex and forgets all about the note.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Can't he be man's best friend some other time?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Double or Nothing!
    Archie
  3. 2. Doll Daffy
    Archie
  4. 3. Super Stupe
    Moose
  5. 4. All in the Stars!
    Archie
  6. 5. Spectacular Is the Only Word for It!
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  7. 6. Dolly Folly!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["If you like to meet new friends!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963
  12. 11. Smooth Delivery
    Josie
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