(November 1980)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price
0.50 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; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000696211
Editing
Richard Goldwater (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reggie [Archie] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed as STAN G)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (signed as STAN G)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have half a mind to date Moose's girlfriend!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie tempts fate again by contemplating dating Midge.

Unfair Competition (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hostess Twinkies; Josie / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

A Little Buggy (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited as D. Malmgren)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited as D. Malmgren)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as B. Grossman)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as BIll Y.)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hop in, Veronica! Let's go clamming!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In order to lure Veronica away from Reggie, Archie converts his jalopy into a makeshift dune buggy.

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of first page.

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ABC Saturday Cartoons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

World Wise (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
21 of our 50 states have names ending in the letter "A".
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Quiz to name U.S. states whose names end in "A"; match the capitals with their countries.

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

NBC Saturday Cartoons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Home Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

National Home Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

War Games (Table of Contents: 8)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
True love, Bingo Wilkin, never runs smoothly!
Feature Logo
That Wilkin Boy
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Rebel; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Sheila Smythe; Bingo Wilkin; Willie Wilkin; Wilma Wilkin
Synopsis
Bingo and Samantha's mothers try to end the feud between their fathers by withholding dinner from the two men.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is credited in this issue to Frank Doyle and the inking to Jim DeCarlo. When the story is reprinted in Jughead's Double Digest #181, the story is credited to Dick Malmgren and the inking to Rudy Lapick.

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CBS Saturday Cartoons / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Will Power! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Joe Edwards (signed as J.EDWARDS!)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed as J.EDWARDS!)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed as J.EDWARDS!)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards (signed as J.EDWARDS!)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Li'l Jinx!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Gigi; Greg; Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Thinking Charley is dieting, Jinx and Gigi try to tempt him with various snack foods.

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Encore House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Archie Club News
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from the winners of the Time Machine Contest, including Heidi Stang (Great Neck, N.Y.) First prize - $6.00 and Deborah Matthews (Erwin, N.C.) Second prize - $4.00.
Includes membership application form for the Archie Club.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Best Values Coins and Currency / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel Dynaflex System / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pic Schtick (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited as Stan G.) (art)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (credited as Stan G.) (art)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as B. Grossman)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as W. Yoshida)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jug, I've got this fantastic idea for making money!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead have different methods of trying to make money on the beach.

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Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Insult That Made a Man out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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Kellogg's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I have half a mind to date Moose's girlfriend!"]
    Reggie [Archie]
  2. 1. Unfair Competition
    Hostess Twinkies; Josie
  3. 2. A Little Buggy
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Aayyy... It's me, the Fonz! Now catch my new show and my new friends every Saturday morning on ABC!"]
    ABC Saturday Cartoons
  5. 4. World Wise
    Archie
  6. 5. ["NBC Saturday morning!"]
    NBC Saturday Cartoons
  7. 6. ["Giant 8 square foot wall mural only $3"]
    National Home Products
  8. 7. ["Amazing new super-powerful, imported 50 mm binoculars give you crystal-clear views from 50 yards to 50 miles away!"]
    National Home Products
  9. 8. War Games
    That Wilkin Boy
  10. 9. ["Tale spinners from out of the sky"]
    CBS Saturday Cartoons
  11. 10. Will Power!
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. ["Special introductory offer!"]
    Encore House
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  14. 13. ["It's far out! The Archie Comics Digest #45 in full color!"]
    Archie Comics Digest
  15. 14. ["Not 2 but 3 for $1.00"]
    Archie Comics
  16. 15. ["Reward $3,000.00 for this penny!"]
    Best Values Coins and Currency
  17. 16. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
    Mike Marvel Dynaflex System
  18. 17. Pic Schtick
    Archie
  19. 18. ["Flying helicopter goes over 50-ft high!"]
    Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog
  20. 19. The Insult That Made a Man out of 'Mac'
    Charles Atlas
  21. 20. ["Kellogg's School Supplies Center is open now!"]
    Kellogg's
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