(1971-72)

Archie, 1970 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Samm Schwart
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Imagine finding the only flying space carpet in Baghdad!
Genre
humor

Shrink Fink (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Hector Zap
Synopsis
An appliance repairman shrinks his workers to fix his electronics -- and shave his beard.

Jest For Laughs (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Gus Lemoine
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Several illustrated jokes. The first is "When is a train like a detective?"

Vain Brain (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Blips
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket battles a criminal computer.
Reprints
Keywords
computer; paper route; psychology

Indexer Notes

Background store is named "Victor's Hippie Shop", likely a reference to Victor Gorelick.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Archie Quarter Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Squawking Squawkums (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Big Eagle; Hip Lip; Blips
Synopsis
Hip Lip helps the Squawkum tribe deal with their problems.
Reprints
Keywords
American Indians; US Cavalry

The Space Cleanup Man (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Chester Quigly; Myrtle; Dr. Varlet; Blips
Synopsis
A space sanitation man saves the Earth from an evil villain using a giant magnifying glass to melt the Earth's ice caps.
Reprints
Keywords
flooding; magnifying glass; melting ice caps; satellites; space junk

Fright Fight (Table of Contents: 7)

Mad House Presents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens land on Earth but their flying saucers are being destroyed.
Reprints
Keywords
flying saucers; miniature aliens; park

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Archie's Giant Grab Bag / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Sky Guy Awry (Table of Contents: 9)

Cowboy Jones / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Cowboy Jones; Blips
Synopsis
Cowboy Jones captures two pilots...unfortunately, they are friendly pilots, not from the enemy.
Reprints
Keywords
biplane; World War I

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Archie; Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Dandy Dolphin (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mike; Dan; Ev Sullenpan; Blips
Synopsis
Dan becomes nationally famous with his trained dolphin Mike, but when Dan falls in love with a girl, Mike is heartbroken -- because Mike is a girl, too.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

dolphin

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Imagine finding the only flying space carpet in Baghdad!"]
  2. 1. Shrink Fink
  3. 2. Jest For Laughs
  4. 3. Vain Brain
    Captain Sprocket
  5. 4. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
    Archie Quarter Comics
  6. 5. The Squawking Squawkums
  7. 6. The Space Cleanup Man
  8. 7. Fright Fight
    Mad House Presents
  9. 8. ["Here's a bag that is up for grabs!"]
    Archie's Giant Grab Bag
  10. 9. Sky Guy Awry
    Cowboy Jones
  11. 10. ["Hi, kids! Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, N.J."]
    Archie; Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. The Dandy Dolphin
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