(May 1979)

Archie, 1974 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Barcode
0271000699705
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard US digest size
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

non standard barcode


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I gave the chicks my wishbone!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #184.

Spin Out (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
All the boys are crazy over baton twirlers, so Betty and Veronica decide to teach themselves how to "kick and twirl".
Reprints

The Peacemaker (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Midge Klump
Synopsis
At Coach Kleats' request, Archie trains Moose to control his temper.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's Jughead?
Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Jughead was corridor monitor, but now is missing.

Master Plan (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead is learning how he can be forceful to Ethel.
Reprints

Ah-Chew (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
The teacher called Charley a beaver.
Reprints

Super Star (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
The Riverdale High School Basketball Team is undefeated due to their Most Valuable Player.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball; cheerleaders

Archie's New Grouping Puzzle (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How you'd make out with your physical?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Mr. Svensen; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Svensen went to the doctor.

Indexer Notes

Archie daily newspaper strip reprint

Confidence Game (Table of Contents: 9)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Harvey
Synopsis
Sabrina tries to get Harvey to be more assertive and confident.
Reprints

The Small Toreador (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor ?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And I hear our new teacher was a Sergeant in the Marine Corps!
Genre
humor; teen

Reluctant Referee (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When Veronica breaks up with Archie, Betty is prepared to pounce and get him on the rebound. But Dilton insists that her duty as a friend is to try and bring them back together.
Reprints

Cool Water (Table of Contents: 13)

Super Duck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Fagaly
Pencils
Al Fagaly
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Super Duck is thirsty and decides to get some water from a well.
Reprints

Mail Call (Table of Contents: 14)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx wants mail.
Reprints

Signs Out Puzzle (Table of Contents: 15)

Josie / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

only art consists of small head shot of Josie, which appears to be a stat taken from a mid 1960s Josie story.

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

Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm the principal!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has to wear a hard hat to look at the school's new construction.

Indexer Notes

Archie daily newspaper strip reprint.

Playtime (Table of Contents: 17)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy's students are playing with toys: Saucy Saucer and a Crazy Ball.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Toys based on Wham-o's Frisbee and Super Ball.

Early Morning Blues (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews is awaken at 6 AM by a phone call for his son.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Coach Kleats Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I feel blah ...and my eyesight is blurry!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Coach Kleats is feeling ill.

Indexer Notes

Archie daily newspaper reprint.

Power Shortage (Table of Contents: 20)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Alexander Cabot II; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alexandra rubs a Middle Eastern flashlight and out pops Omar, a funky, groovy, finger-snappin' magic genie who does Alexandra's bidding... until he falls in love with Valerie.
Reprints

Fiddler's Choice (Table of Contents: 21)

That Wilkin Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bingo Wilkin; Samantha Smythe; Sampson Smythe; Uncle Herman; Tough Teddy; Rebel
Synopsis
Mr. Smythe and Teddy try to prove that Uncle Herman is lying about having been a professional baseball player.
Reprints

Taster's Choice (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Beazly wants to quit, so Mr. Weatherbee gets Jughead to help.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Excuse my glove!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Beazley; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Beazley only has one glove.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from Archie daily newspaper strip

Candid Camera (Table of Contents: 24)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Bagly
Synopsis
Reggie tries to get Little Archie into trouble, but everything he tries seems to wind up making Little Archie more popular with the teachers.
Reprints

Wave Length (Table of Contents: 25)

Sabrina / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Archie Andrews; Della The Head Witch; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina goes to Della for help in controlling her unintentional spell-casting.
Reprints

Ring of Ruin! (Table of Contents: 26)

Reggie as Evilheart / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
superhero; humor; teen
Characters
Evilheart [Reggie Mantle III]; Pureheart [Archie Andrews]; The Rotter; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints

Arty Smarty! (Table of Contents: 27)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Roz
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Roz examine modern sculpture.
Reprints

Statement Of Ownership, Mangement, And Circulation (Table of Contents: 28)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

credited editors: John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
listed owner of Close-Up, Inc.: Archie Enterprises, Inc
12 month total paid circulation: 142,192

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Haggly, teaching is your life!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Haggly
Synopsis
Miss Haggly is considering leaving teaching to become an organic farmer.

Indexer Notes

reprinted from the Archie daily newspaper strip

Testing 1 ... 2 ... (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Greg Davis
Synopsis
Veronica is hysterical about a big guy who refused to let her pass. Reggie and Archie agree to take care of him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Greg Davis is Veronica's cousin.

Paper Caper (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Tom Keith
Synopsis
As school paper editor, Veronica assigns Betty to cover a foreign teenager named "Boris Finkelheimer," which turns out to be an alias for rock star Tom Keith.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty wants to see the strange plant I bought you at the flower show.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

repinted Archie daily newspaper strip

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I gave the chicks my wishbone!"]
  2. 1. Spin Out
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. The Peacemaker
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Where's Jughead?"]
    Jughead's Gag Bag
  5. 4. Master Plan
    Jughead
  6. 5. Ah-Chew
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Super Star
    Reggie
  8. 7. Archie's New Grouping Puzzle
  9. 8. ["How you'd make out with your physical?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  10. 9. Confidence Game
    Sabrina
  11. 10. The Small Toreador
    Little Archie
  12. 11. ["And I hear our new teacher was a Sergeant in the Marine Corps!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  13. 12. Reluctant Referee
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Cool Water
    Super Duck
  15. 14. Mail Call
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. Signs Out Puzzle
    Josie
  17. 16. ["I'm the principal!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee's Gag Bag
  18. 17. Playtime
    Miss Grundy
  19. 18. Early Morning Blues
    Archie
  20. 19. ["I feel blah ...and my eyesight is blurry!"]
    Coach Kleats Gag Bag
  21. 20. Power Shortage
    Josie
  22. 21. Fiddler's Choice
    That Wilkin Boy
  23. 22. Taster's Choice
    Jughead
  24. 23. ["Excuse my glove!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  25. 24. Candid Camera
    Little Archie
  26. 25. Wave Length
    Sabrina
  27. 26. Ring of Ruin!
    Reggie as Evilheart
  28. 27. Arty Smarty!
    Li'l Jinx
  29. 28. Statement Of Ownership, Mangement, And Circulation
  30. 29. ["Miss Haggly, teaching is your life!"]
    Mr. Weatherbee Gag Bag
  31. 30. Testing 1 ... 2 ...
    Reggie
  32. 31. Paper Caper
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. ["Betty wants to see the strange plant I bought you at the flower show."]
    Archie's Gag Bag
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