(October 1974)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Red Circle Productions Inc.
Brand
Red Circle Comics Group [1970's]
Editing
Gray Morrow
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has the first (and only!) letters page.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks
Gray Morrow (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Famous Name Prizes for Cash (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

If I Were King (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Channing [as Marvin Channing]
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An old proverb warns…
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Myron Evans; Leonora (an old gypsy witch); King Cade (a TV talk show host)
Synopsis
Myron Evans -- a mousy accountant-- dreams of being King Cade, a handsome TV talk show host. His neighbor Leonora makes Myron's wish a reality. But there are down sides to King's clamorous life, one's that Myron never imagined.
Reprints
Keywords
gypsy; witch

Meet Snoopy My New Pencil Pal! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Kenner; Snoopy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shazam! It's Socko Saturday on CBS (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

CBS TV / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Devil's in Borley (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Boyette
Pencils
Pat Boyette (signed)
Inks
Pat Boyette (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alone and desolate stand the ruins of the most haunted house in England!
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A centuries plagued rectory becomes known as "the most haunted place in England."
Reprints

The Journey (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Channing
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Please step this way, we'll be leaving in just a few moments."
Genre
horror-suspense

The Inner Circle (Table of Contents: 8)

letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? (as The Sorceress)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First half of the page is the end of the previous story, "The Journey." Letters from: Tommy Mason, Paul Duncatscheck, Lisa Anderson, Chad B Goyette, Andy Whitehead, Brian Wilkes Prescott.

The Goal Is Death (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Channing
Pencils
Vicente Alcazar
Inks
Vicente Alcazar
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The dark and deadly world of the vampire seems extremely remote from the joyous crowds that attend a hockey game.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Torak (a vampire); Johnny Lawrence (a hockey player); Toni (Johnny's wife)
Synopsis
Wanting to experience humanity again, a vampire takes over the life of a hockey player. He is destroyed when a fellow player's crucifix gets caught in his hockey gear.

Super Tee Shirts Full Color Iron-On Transfers (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Canyon House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Money and Earn Prizes! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Blair Division of Chap Stick Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Come and Meet the Piano Player (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marvin Channing
Pencils
Carlos Pino
Inks
Carlos Pino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some people think only in terms of having fun, no matter who they hurt, or whatever the consequences.
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
4 strangers meet in a bar for some fun, but the bar's owner -- Mr. L -- makes them realize they have more in common than they thought.

100 Decals Free! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Super Values / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

This Will Really Grab You! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Red Circle / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Winner (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Sears / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Cheerful House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Famous Name Prizes for Cash
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  3. 2. If I Were King
  4. 3. Meet Snoopy My New Pencil Pal!
    Kenner; Snoopy
  5. 4. Shazam! It's Socko Saturday on CBS
    CBS TV
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  7. 6. The Devil's in Borley
  8. 7. The Journey
  9. 8. The Inner Circle
  10. 9. The Goal Is Death
  11. 10. Super Tee Shirts Full Color Iron-On Transfers
    Canyon House
  12. 11. Make Money and Earn Prizes!
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Blair Division of Chap Stick Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Engravaplates
  15. 14. Come and Meet the Piano Player
  16. 15. 100 Decals Free!
    Super Values
  17. 16. This Will Really Grab You!
    Red Circle
  18. 17. The Winner
    Sears
  19. 18. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Peter Croome
  • Max Capp
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Max Capp
  • Gregg Whitmore