Archie's One Way [35-Cent Variant]
(1973)

Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fleming H. Revell Company
Brand:
Spire Christian Comics
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

There are 3 pages of various promos for Spire Christian Comics and other books from Spire Books. Unknown if these changed among the different price editions or remained the same.
In the 39cent edition, a page titled "Free Gift Offer!" is just before "My Father's House!", which refers to the final sequence "How to Become a Christian". Unknown if this changed among the different price editions or remained the same.


["Do you know this is One Way?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley (signed)
Inks:
Al Hartley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
humor; religious; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie is driving the wrong way on a one way street.

Not by Bread Alone! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor; religious
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie find a coffee house with free food and free spiritual advice.

["I don't believe in God!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
teen; religious
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty tells a non-believer that the non-believer is specifically mentioned in the Bible.

The Word! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
teen; religious
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Beatrice Beazly; Professor Benjamin Flutesnoot; Mr. Svenson; Miss Haggley; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
During the "Better World Festival" the students choose a single word that best describes how to help the world.

Seeing is Believing?? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Indexer Notes

Optical illusions are used to make a religious point.

Lip Service! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
teen; religious
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
While Archie and Betty are trying to spend some time alone, Ethel comes over to Betty's house seeking solice.

What's the Bible All About? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
religious
Synopsis:
Exhortation to read The Book of Romans.

The Prodigal Son! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
teen; religious
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie, Betty and Jughead pick up a runaway hitchhiker and help him find value in his life.

God's Promises... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
religious

Indexer Notes

various Bible quotations

Your Body A Temple! (Table of Contents)

Betty and Me / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
teen; humor; religious
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
While at the beach, Betty does her exercises and explains to the group why she does them.

My Father's House! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
teen; humor; religious
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
When Archie's car brakes fail and he crashes through the Lodges' wall, Mr. Lodge refuses to get angry with him.

How to Become a Christian (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Hartley

Genre:
religious

Indexer Notes

5 steps to becoming a Christian.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Do you know this is One Way?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Not by Bread Alone!
    Jughead
  3. 2. ["I don't believe in God!"]
    Betty
  4. 3. The Word!
    Archie
  5. 4. Seeing is Believing??
  6. 5. Lip Service!
    Archie
  7. 6. What's the Bible All About?
  8. 7. The Prodigal Son!
    Archie
  9. 8. God's Promises...
  10. 9. Your Body A Temple!
    Betty and Me
  11. 10. My Father's House!
    Veronica
  12. 11. How to Become a Christian
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregg Whitmore