(July 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
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty... aren't those Beatle haircuts just adorable on the boys!?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
Beatle haircuts; sheep dog

The Bitter End (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Everything goes wrong with Archie's jalopy when he tries to get to a date with Veronica.
Keywords
black cat; fan belt; flat tire; gas; groceries; spark plug

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Fad Fare (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty introduces Veronica to the latest fad, "Wish strings."
Keywords
fad; string

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's cutting the grass again?!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is always out mowing the lawn so he can ogle the beautiful, scantily-clad neighbor.
Keywords
lawn-mowing; sun-bathing

Photo Finish (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Synopsis
Josie, Melody and Pepper risk life and limb to get spectacular pictures for a "most unusual photo" contest.
Reprints
Keywords
camera; flagpole; helicopter; manhole; train

Indexer Notes

The final panel of Melody appears to have been drawn by a different artist, possibly Bob White.

Liven Up Your Laughin' (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Costume Bawl (Table of Contents: 7)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday; Greg; GaGa
Synopsis
Daddy objects to Li'l Jinx's scary costume and makes her a nicer one.
Reprints
Keywords
butterfly; costume party

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

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
There are so many girls and boys just waiting to meet you!!!
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 Jamaica, Northern Ireland, and Canada.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Philippa Boucher (Fort Edward, N.Y.), for article on road runners. Second prize of $3.00 to Valerie Warren (La Mesa, Calif.) for article on sea otters. Third prize of $2.00 to Andrea Goodman (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) for article on herself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Shell Shock (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After Reggie pulls a prank on him, Archie gets revenge with the help of his new organization ARPA (Anti-Reggie Protective Association).
Reprints
Keywords
ARPA; eggs; juggling; practical joke; wrist radios

Indexer Notes

An early example of the '60s spy-story craze working its way into Archie Comics.

Get My New Lucky Piece...Free (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty... aren't those Beatle haircuts just adorable on the boys!?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Bitter End
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Is that your bicycle?"]
    Bendix
  4. 3. Fad Fare
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. ["Archie's cutting the grass again?!"]
    Archie's Pin-Up
  6. 5. Photo Finish
    Josie
  7. 6. Liven Up Your Laughin'
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  8. 7. Costume Bawl
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["There are so many girls and boys just waiting to meet you!!!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Shell Shock
    Archie
  13. 12. Get My New Lucky Piece...Free
    Archie Comics
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