Archie, 1968 Series
 

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Not all issues in this series have key dates, so not all can be sorted into a timeline. The following issues can be sorted:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Volume Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency Barcode Publisher's Age Guidelines
1968-08-10 August 1968 1 1 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.12 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1968-09-00                      
1968-10-00 October 1968   2 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.12 USD bi-monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1968-11-00                      
1968-12-10 December 1968 1 3 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.12 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1969-01-00                      
1969-02-00 February 1969   4 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series 36 0.12 USD bi-monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1969-03-00                      
1969-04-00 April 1969 1 5 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1969-05-00                      
1969-06-00 June 1969   6 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD bimonthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1969-07-00                      
1969-08-10 August 1969 1 7 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1969-09-00 September 1969 ? 8 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1969-10-10 October 1969 1 9 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1969-11-00                      
1969-12-00 December 1969   10 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD seven times a year, in February, April, June, August, September, October and December   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1970-01-00                      
1970-02-00                      
1970-03-00                      
1970-04-00 April 1970   12 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD bimonthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1970-05-00                      
1970-06-00 June 1970   13 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD bimonthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1970-07-00                      
1970-08-00 August 1970   14 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD bimonthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1970-09-00                      
1970-10-00 October 1970   15 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1970-11-00                      
1970-12-00                      
1971-01-00 January 1971   16 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 68 0.25 USD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1971-02-00                      
1971-03-00                      
1971-04-00                      
1971-05-00 May 1971   17 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 52 0.25 USD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1971-06-00                      
1971-07-00                      
1971-08-00 August 1971   18 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 52 0.25 USD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1971-09-00                      
1971-10-00 October 1971   19 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 52 0.25 USD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1971-11-00                      
1971-12-00                      
1972-01-00 January 1972   20 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 52 0.25 USD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1972-02-00                      
1972-03-00                      
1972-04-00                      
1972-05-00 May 1972   21 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 52 0.25 USD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1972-06-00                      
1972-07-00                      
1972-08-00 August 1972   22 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 52 .25 USD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1972-09-00                      
1972-10-10 October 1972 1 23 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 52 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1972-11-00                      
1972-12-00                      
1973-01-00 January 1973 ?   24 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 52 0.25 USD quarterly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1973-02-00                      
1973-03-00                      
1973-04-00                      
1973-05-00 May 1973   25 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 52 0.25 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1973-06-00                      
1973-07-00                      
1973-08-00 August 1973 ? 26 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1973-09-00                      
1973-10-00 October 1973 ? 27 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1973-11-00                      
1973-12-00                      
1974-01-00 January 1974 ? 28 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1974-02-00                      
1974-03-00                      
1974-04-00                      
1974-05-00 May 1974 ? 29 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1974-06-00                      
1974-07-00                      
1974-08-00 August 1974 1974 ?   30 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 36 0.25 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1974-09-00                      
1974-10-00 October 1974   31 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 36 0.25 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1974-11-00                      
1974-12-00                      
1975-01-00 January 1975 1974   32 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 36 0.25 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1975-02-00                      
1975-03-00                      
1975-04-00                      
1975-05-00 May 1975 ? 33 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1975-06-00                      
1975-07-00                      
1975-08-00 August 1975   34 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 36 0.25 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct.   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1975-09-00                      
1975-10-00 October 1975 ? 35 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1975-11-00                      
1975-12-00                      
1976-01-00 January 1976 ? 36 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1976-02-00                      
1976-03-00                      
1976-04-00                      
1976-05-00 May 1976   37 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 36 0.30 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1976-06-00                      
1976-07-00                      
1976-08-00 August 1976 ? 38 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.30 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1976-09-00                      
1976-10-00 October 1976 ? 39 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.30 USD ? 0271000698110 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1976-11-00                      
1976-12-00                      
1977-01-00 January 1977   40 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 36 0.30 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct. 0271000698101 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1977-02-00                      
1977-03-00                      
1977-04-00                      
1977-05-00 May 1977   41 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 36 0.30 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct. 0271000698105 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1977-06-00                      
1977-07-00                      
1977-08-00 August 1977   42 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 36 0.35 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct. 0271000698108 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1977-09-00                      
1977-10-00 October 1977 ? 43 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.35 USD ? 0271000698110 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1977-11-00                      
1977-12-00                      
1978-01-00 January 1978   44 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.35 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct. 0271000698101 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1978-02-00                      
1978-03-00                      
1978-04-00                      
1978-05-00 May 1978 ? 45 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.35 USD ? 0271000698105 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1978-06-00                      
1978-07-00                      
1978-08-00 August 1978 ? 46 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.35 USD ? 0271000698108 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1978-09-00                      
1978-10-00 October 1978 ? 47 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series [vertical] 0.35 USD ? 0271000698110 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1978-11-00                      
1978-12-00                      
1979-01-10 January 1979 ? 48 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 36 0.35 USD ? ? Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1979-02-00                      
1979-03-00                      
1979-04-00                      
1979-05-00 May 1979 ? 49 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 0.40 USD ? 0271000698105 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1979-06-00                      
1979-07-00                      
1979-08-00 August 1979 ? 50 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 0.40 USD ? 0271000698108 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1979-09-00                      
1979-10-00 October 1979   51 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 36 0.40 USD 4 times a year 0271000698110 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1979-11-00                      
1979-12-00                      
1980-01-00 January 1980 ? 52 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 0.40 USD ? 0271000698101 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1980-02-00                      
1980-03-00                      
1980-04-00                      
1980-05-00 May 1980   53 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 36 0.40 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct. 0271000698105 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1980-06-00                      
1980-07-00                      
1980-08-00 August 1980   54 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 36 0.50 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct. 0271000698108 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1980-09-00 September 1980   55 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Series; Archie Comics Group 36 0.50 USD 4 times a year in Jan., May, Aug. and Oct. 0271000698110 Approved by the Comics Code Authority

These issues have no key date and cannot be placed in a timeline:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Volume Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency Barcode Publisher's Age Guidelines
? 11 Close-Up, Inc. Archie Giant Series 0.25 USD ?   Approved by the Comics Code Authority