(April 1978)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price
0.35 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 [vertical]
Barcode
0271000696204
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
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Lodge, what's the biggest mystery of all time?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Keywords
mystery novels; Sherlock Holmes

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #75.

A Lift for a Chairlift (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Come-Clean (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie finds many ways to procrastinate when his mom asks him to wash the windows.
Reprints
Keywords
window washing

Bath Wrath (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Hot Dog hides when Jughead wants to give him a bath.
Reprints

Cunning Contrast (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
As usual, Reggie compares himself favorably to Archie.

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

Archie's Gag Bag / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bob Montana
Pencils
Bob Montana
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Svensen

Indexer Notes

Single undated strip from the Archie daily syndicated comic.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1977
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 128,383
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 139,908
Owners: Archie Comic Publications, Inc. and Archie Enterprises, Inc., both at 1116 First Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021

That's Class Puzzle (Table of Contents: 7)

Moose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

A word puzzle.

A Wrap Session (Table of Contents: 8)

Big Ethel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Ethel has knitted Jughead a sweater but it doesn't fit quite right.
Reprints

You Can't Win! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Mort; Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Mort has a run of good luck but he isn't very happy about any of it.

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

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

Pencils
various (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
Barry Grossman ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dana Baronowsky, and Tony Pillo.
Page also includes membership application for the Archie Club.

The Lasting Impression (Table of Contents: 11)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives an inspiring speech to the students of Riverdale High, but later their opinion of him is slightly changed when he is seen buying clothes from a thrift shop (his own clothes that Veronica had accidentally donated).
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Mr. Lodge, what's the biggest mystery of all time?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Lift for a Chairlift
    Josie; Hostess
  3. 2. Come-Clean
    Archie
  4. 3. Bath Wrath
    Jughead
  5. 4. Cunning Contrast
    Reggie
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. That's Class Puzzle
    Moose
  9. 8. A Wrap Session
    Big Ethel
  10. 9. You Can't Win!
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Mort
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. The Lasting Impression
    Mister Lodge
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