(1970-71)

Archie, 1970 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)

Your Handy Hip Dictionary (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Dexter Taylor

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like...losing your cool...that's what happens when the finance company takes away your refrigerator!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Slang expressions get humorous illustrations.

Indexer Notes

Insets come from "Past Blast," "Modernized," and "Zalula."

Past Blast (Table of Contents: 1)

Sabrina The Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Gus LeMoine ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With my special brew I can go back into history and be anyone I want...like the great Marie Antoinette!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Little Bear; Roger
Synopsis
Sabrina inhabits the bodies of various historical figures to get a firsthand view of history.
Reprints

[Victory Smile] (Table of Contents: 2)

A Madhouse Maddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And here comes the all-red Ferrari driven by the great Scarpi!
Genre
humor
Characters
The Great Scarpi; the reporter
Synopsis
An open-wheel race driver is interviewed after winning a race.
Reprints

Hotel Hanky-Panky (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you think we should stay here tonight?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A couple stays in a menacing hotel.
Reprints

Out Of Order (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
plink
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man battles a cranky vending machine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

The Mad Ad Monster Part 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We make TV products that cure bad breath!
Genre
humor
Characters
The announcer; The chemists
Synopsis
A television announcer demonstrating a new cure-all potion is turned into a monster.
Reprints

Ups 'N' Downs (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Ali Bubu
Synopsis
Ali's flying carpet runs out of gas in mid-flight.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

Light Flight! (Table of Contents: 7)

Professor Transistor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Phew! After 20 years I've finally invented a rocket ship that goes faster than the speed of light!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Professor Transistor; his nephew
Synopsis
The Professor invents a faster-than-light ship for a very frivolous reason.
Reprints

The Digger (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heh! Heh! I've just drilled my way into the vault of the First National Bank!
Genre
humor
Characters
Digger; Inspector Blodgett
Synopsis
A police inspector trails a criminal capable of burrowing through anything.
Reprints

The Next Hex! (Table of Contents: 9)

Hilda The Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grumble-mumble...humph...
Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda The Witch
Synopsis
Hilda looks for a specific spell.
Reprints

Small Talk (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! There you are, old pal!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The bacteria on a microscope slide converse.
Reprints

Blank Prank (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Roger, you never want to face facts!
Genre
humor
Characters
Roger
Synopsis
A man can't face anything.
Reprints

Planet Plight (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All Mercury is counting on us for our report on "Earth"!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Space travelers from Mercury find Earth's climate inhospitable.
Reprints

Zalula The Love-Sick Space Girl (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He loves me...he loves me not...Gosh! I wish I had someone to love me!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Zalula
Synopsis
An astronaut lands on a planet and encounters a giant alien who has fallen for him.
Reprints

Space Hunter (Table of Contents: 14)

Godfrey Gooch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Godfrey, the zoo visitors are getting tired of always seeing the same old animals!
Genre
humor
Characters
Godfrey Gooch
Synopsis
A big game hunter travels to another planet to find a unique exhibit for the local zoo.
Reprints

Modernized (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
zoom
Genre
humor
Characters
Ali Bubu
Synopsis
Ali converts his flying carpet into a more aerodynamic design.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

The Detergent Monster (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If our new detergent formula works it will turn clothes whiter than white...whatever the heck that means!
Genre
humor
Characters
The Detergent Monster; Poindexter
Synopsis
Two research scientists for the Ajaxo Soap Company experiment on a new detergent formula and accidentally create a monster.
Reprints

The Mad Ad Monster Part 2 (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gentlemen, what are we going to do?
Genre
humor
Characters
The Monster
Synopsis
The Ad Monster wrecks havoc on the broadcast channels.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Your Handy Hip Dictionary
  2. 1. Past Blast
    Sabrina The Teenage Witch
  3. 2. [Victory Smile]
    A Madhouse Maddy
  4. 3. Hotel Hanky-Panky
  5. 4. Out Of Order
  6. 5. The Mad Ad Monster Part 1
  7. 6. Ups 'N' Downs
    Ali Bubu
  8. 7. Light Flight!
    Professor Transistor
  9. 8. The Digger
  10. 9. The Next Hex!
    Hilda The Witch
  11. 10. Small Talk
  12. 11. Blank Prank
  13. 12. Planet Plight
  14. 13. Zalula The Love-Sick Space Girl
  15. 14. Space Hunter
    Godfrey Gooch
  16. 15. Modernized
    Ali Bubu
  17. 16. The Detergent Monster
  18. 17. The Mad Ad Monster Part 2
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