(1977-78)

Archie, 1975 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Barcode
0271000690808
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Issue Notes

Indicia says "1977-78 edition."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor Transistor, what makes you think you can control the weather?
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Transistor

Blank Pages (Table of Contents: 1)

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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover are blank.

It's Fan-ship ... Fan-ship. Just A Perfect Bland-ship! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Mad House Glads / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Mad House Glads [Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Clyde Didit; Dippy Didit]; Fran The Fan
Synopsis
Fran is casting a horoscope for the band.
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Keywords
music

Indexer Notes

Dippy says the band was created in December 1968. Band's name on the drum and van logo is The Glads, but is called The Mad House Glads.

The Not-So-Sweet Smell Of Success (Table of Contents: 3)

Ronald the Rubber Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
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Barry Grossman ?
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Genre
humor
Characters
Ronald the Rubber Boy; Gloria; Dalton Gang
Synopsis
Ronald and his girlfriend are kidnapped by bank-robbers.
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On the Ball (Table of Contents: 4)

The Madhouse Glads / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Teeny-Weeny Boppers (Table of Contents: 5)

Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch; Tommy; Bob
Synopsis
Sabrina shrinks Tommy and herself down so they can race his slot-car from inside the car.
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The Show Stopper Caper! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Star Student (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
Inks
Marty Epp ?
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Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
A spoof on TV kitchen commercials.
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The Irate Pirate (Table of Contents: 8)

Space Patrolman McKlunk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Jon D'Agostino
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Jon D'Agostino
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Genre
humor; science fiction
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It's The Thought That Counts (Table of Contents: 9)

The Madhouse Glads / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Madhouse Glads [Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Dippy Didit]; Mr. Didit; Reggie (cameo); Archie (cameo); Betty (cameo); Josie (cameo)
Synopsis
Clyde has the flu, so Mr. Didit takes his place in the band.
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Keywords
music

The Mad Ad Monster (Table of Contents: 10)

Cap'n Sprocket / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
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Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
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Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Mad Ad Monster; Cap'n Sprocket
Synopsis
Cap'n Sprocket must stop the Mad Ad Monster from breaking into Fort Knox.
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The Secret of Carswell Crypt (Table of Contents: 11)

The Glads / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
detective-mystery; teen
Characters
Clyde Didit; Dippy Didit; Fran Frazier; Annette
Synopsis
A mysterious stranger who asks Fran for help is kidnapped; the gang tracks him to a graveyard where Fran also disappears.
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Indexer Notes

When reprinted in The Best of Archie Comics (Archie, 2011 series) #2, the inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

The Dandy Dolphin (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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George Gladir ?
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Chic Stone
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Mike; Dan; Ed Sullenpan
Synopsis
Dan has a trained dolphin.
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Indexer Notes

dolphin

You Know You're a Super Hero If... (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; superhero
Synopsis
A look at Super Hero problems.
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The Glads Chart (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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humor
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To Kiss and Tell (Table of Contents: 15)

The Madhouse Glads / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
drama; teen
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Wile Style (Table of Contents: 16)

Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
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Chic Stone
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Barry Grossman ?
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Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Ronald; Fairy Witchmother
Synopsis
Sabrina wishes to make a name for herself in the fashion world.
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Short Changed (Table of Contents: 17)

Rod The Mod / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Rod the Mod; Fran the Fan; The Didits; Bippy the Hippy
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Keywords
music

Space Chase (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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George Gladir ?
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Chic Stone
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Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Earthman; Pigmen; Rabbitman; Goatman; Lionman
Synopsis
A duel spoof of both "The Fugitive"-type TV shows and science-fiction TV shows.
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Modernized (Table of Contents: 19)

Ali Bubu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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George Gladir
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Genre
humor
Characters
Ali Bubu
Synopsis
Ali converts his flying carpet into a more aerodynamic design.
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Illustrated Traffic Signs (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Chic Stone
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Chic Stone
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Barry Grossman ?
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Genre
humor
Synopsis
Mad House re-interprets various road signs.
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Strange Session (Table of Contents: 21)

Sabrina The Teen-Age Witch / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
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Sabrina
Synopsis
Sabrina stays after school to experiment with chemicals.
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Blight Sight (Table of Contents: 22)

Bippy The Hippy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Bippy the Hippy; Fran the Fan
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Keywords
music

The Worry Birds (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Revolt of the Machines (Table of Contents: 24)

Capt. Sprocket / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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George Gladir ?
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Chic Stone
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Chic Stone
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Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Super Machines
Synopsis
The Super Machines from Bolox cause all the machines on Earth to go on strike.
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Keywords
aliens; carrier pigeon; flying saucer; junk yard; refrigerator; soda machine; Sprocketmobile; television; Washington D.C.

The Inspection (Table of Contents: 25)

Ali Bubu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor

The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents: 26)

The Glads / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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teen
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The Sampler (Table of Contents: 27)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Aunt Hilda; Harvey; Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda places a mouse trap in the cookie jar for Harvey.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Oliver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop that train!
Genre
humor
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Experience Teaches (Table of Contents: 29)

The Glads / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
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Genre
humor; romance; teen
Characters
Clyde Didit; Dick Didit; Dippy Didit; Fran Frazier
Synopsis
Fran prefers romantic, unpredictable Dick over prosaic, safe Dippy, until she learns that Dick learned to be romantic by practicing on many other girls.
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Concrete Thinking (Table of Contents: 30)

Fran the Fan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Letters
Samm Schwartz ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fran The Fan; Mr. Didit; Dan Didit; Dick Didit
Synopsis
The Groovy Rockers Fan Club have lots of souvenirs, but they always need one more.
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Keywords
music

Ups 'N' Downs (Table of Contents: 31)

Ali Bubu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Ali Bubu
Synopsis
Ali's flying carpet runs out of gas in mid-flight.
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Archie Annual No. 31 (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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One Jughead Digest coming up! (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Professor Transistor, what makes you think you can control the weather?"]
  2. 1. Blank Pages
  3. 2. It's Fan-ship ... Fan-ship. Just A Perfect Bland-ship!
    The Mad House Glads
  4. 3. The Not-So-Sweet Smell Of Success
    Ronald the Rubber Boy
  5. 4. On the Ball
    The Madhouse Glads
  6. 5. Teeny-Weeny Boppers
    Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch
  7. 6. The Show Stopper Caper!
  8. 7. Star Student
  9. 8. The Irate Pirate
    Space Patrolman McKlunk
  10. 9. It's The Thought That Counts
    The Madhouse Glads
  11. 10. The Mad Ad Monster
    Cap'n Sprocket
  12. 11. The Secret of Carswell Crypt
    The Glads
  13. 12. The Dandy Dolphin
  14. 13. You Know You're a Super Hero If...
  15. 14. The Glads Chart
  16. 15. To Kiss and Tell
    The Madhouse Glads
  17. 16. Wile Style
    Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch
  18. 17. Short Changed
    Rod The Mod
  19. 18. Space Chase
  20. 19. Modernized
    Ali Bubu
  21. 20. Illustrated Traffic Signs
  22. 21. Strange Session
    Sabrina The Teen-Age Witch
  23. 22. Blight Sight
    Bippy The Hippy
  24. 23. The Worry Birds
  25. 24. Revolt of the Machines
    Capt. Sprocket
  26. 25. The Inspection
    Ali Bubu
  27. 26. The Eyes Have It
    The Glads
  28. 27. The Sampler
    Sabrina
  29. 28. ["Stop that train!"]
    Oliver
  30. 29. Experience Teaches
    The Glads
  31. 30. Concrete Thinking
    Fran the Fan
  32. 31. Ups 'N' Downs
    Ali Bubu
  33. 32. Archie Annual No. 31
  34. 33. One Jughead Digest coming up!
    Jughead
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