(May 1971)

Archie, 1968 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater ?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #5-28)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reggie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks to tie-dying, I made a one-of-a-kind pattern!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; The Madhouse Glads [Dan Didit; Dippy Didit; Clyde Didit]
Keywords
dancing; music; tie-dying; tie-dying

Second Act (Table of Contents: 1)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie mocks Moose and runs for his life.

Fowl Foul (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie insults Moose but Moose doesn't get it.

White Sight (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie can't find his car after a snowstorm.
Keywords
snow

Green Scene (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie weasels his way out of loaning Jughead any money.

Box Yocks (Table of Contents: 5)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie brings student council complaints to class president Reggie.

Slick Trick (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Veronica are amazed by a magician's trick on television.
Keywords
stage magic; television

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

Reggie's Snappy Comebacks / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can go out with any boy I please!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

six two-panel gag cartoons

Ski Tee Hee (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie wins a ski race but falls on his face while accepting the prize.
Keywords
skiing

Just Right (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop doesn't stand for Reggie's silly demands.
Reprints
Keywords
hamburgers

Puck Luck (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Reggie brags to a sports reporter.
Keywords
hockey

Confronted (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie whines when Archie accuses him of squealing.
Reprints

Along the Campaign Trail with Reggie (Table of Contents: 12)

Reggie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

three two-panel gag cartoons

His Just Dessert (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Big Ethel gets revenge on Reggie after he insults her figure.
Reprints
Keywords
ice cream

Bad Check (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie gets a fortune card from a scale but Archie doesn't believe anything it says.
Reprints
Keywords
fortune telling; scales

Hitch Switch (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie mocks Archie when Archie's snowmobile stalls, but then his own snowmobile heads down the hill without him.
Keywords
snow; snowmobiles

The Gift (Table of Contents: 16)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants to know how Reggie got a black eye.
Reprints

Trade Aid (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie set themselves up as fake fortune tellers to meet girls.
Keywords
fortune telling

Come Clean! (Table of Contents: 18)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Jinx Holliday [Li'l Jinx]; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx's dad orders her to take a bath.

Blast from the Past (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Veronica visit a tourist replica of a small town.

Working Man (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie gets a job as a soda jerk and enjoys being a jerk to Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
ice cream

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Reggie's Double Takes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder if the ice is thick enough for skating!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

three two-panel gag cartoons

Jolly Folly (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie laughs when Archie injures himself.
Keywords
ice skating

Reggie Asks Are You a Quiz Whiz? (Table of Contents: 23)

Rhyme Time Dept. / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dick Malmgren ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

Ten riddles with rhyming answers.

Slow Woe (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie turn down a ride from Veronica and her father, who are caught in a traffic jam.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Kathy Cressman, Peter Millan, Malinda Carter, and Joe Cliff.
Page also includes membership application for the Archie CLub.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1970
Average number of copies sold preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 194,601
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 196,800
Owners: Close-Up, Inc, Louis Silberkleit, John L. Goldwater, all at 1116 First Avenue, New York, N.Y., 10021

Your Number's Up (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Someone stole Reggie's car but Moose was quick enough to write down the license number.
Reprints

Reggie's Wise Guy View of History (Table of Contents: 28)

Reggie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

three two-panel gag cartoons

Palm Balm (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie offers to read a pretty girl's palm.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating; palm reading

Guile Style (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie tricks Archie into paying the tab for a date with the girls.

Dig Gig (Table of Contents: 31)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Vicky Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie is so distracted by a girl on television that he puts his elbow in the soup.
Keywords
television

Muddy Study (Table of Contents: 32)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Moose doesn't quite get the concept of foreign languages.

Need Plead (Table of Contents: 33)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie is desperate to get his pants back from the cleaners.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Li'l Jinx Puzzlers / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help Li'l Jinx hit a home run!
Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Activities include a maze, a rebus, and riddles.

Girl Watchers Forever (Table of Contents: 35)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie are committed to girl watching no matter how much it distracts them from other things.

Indexer Notes

Story has no dialogue, only sound effects.

Yap Rap (Table of Contents: 36)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie brags about his latest painting.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Reggie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Midge, baby -- come fly with me to Pop Tate's for a soda after school!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Thanks to tie-dying, I made a one-of-a-kind pattern!"]
    Reggie
  2. 1. Second Act
    Reggie
  3. 2. Fowl Foul
    Reggie
  4. 3. White Sight
    Reggie
  5. 4. Green Scene
    Reggie
  6. 5. Box Yocks
    Reggie
  7. 6. Slick Trick
    Reggie
  8. 7. ["I can go out with any boy I please!"]
    Reggie's Snappy Comebacks
  9. 8. Ski Tee Hee
    Reggie
  10. 9. Just Right
    Reggie
  11. 10. Puck Luck
    Reggie
  12. 11. Confronted
    Reggie
  13. 12. Along the Campaign Trail with Reggie
    Reggie
  14. 13. His Just Dessert
    Reggie
  15. 14. Bad Check
    Reggie
  16. 15. Hitch Switch
    Reggie
  17. 16. The Gift
    Reggie
  18. 17. Trade Aid
    Reggie
  19. 18. Come Clean!
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. Blast from the Past
    Reggie
  21. 20. Working Man
    Reggie
  22. 21. ["I wonder if the ice is thick enough for skating!"]
    Reggie's Double Takes
  23. 22. Jolly Folly
    Reggie
  24. 23. Reggie Asks Are You a Quiz Whiz?
    Rhyme Time Dept.
  25. 24. Slow Woe
    Reggie
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. Your Number's Up
    Reggie
  29. 28. Reggie's Wise Guy View of History
    Reggie
  30. 29. Palm Balm
    Reggie
  31. 30. Guile Style
    Reggie
  32. 31. Dig Gig
    Reggie
  33. 32. Muddy Study
    Reggie
  34. 33. Need Plead
    Reggie
  35. 34. ["Help Li'l Jinx hit a home run!"]
    Li'l Jinx Puzzlers
  36. 35. Girl Watchers Forever
    Reggie
  37. 36. Yap Rap
    Reggie
  38. 37. ["Midge, baby -- come fly with me to Pop Tate's for a soda after school!"]
    Reggie Pin Up
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