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Author Topic: Oldest Archie item you own  (Read 9557 times)

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Imnotmark

Oldest Archie item you own
« on: April 02, 2016, 09:32:12 pm »
I'm still relatively new to finding and collecting Archie but so far the oldest thing I've found is Archie 132. It's in bad shape but I still got it. Haven't seen anything older yet.

Surprisingly I've had a hard time finding any old Archie.

Oldiesmann

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2016, 10:09:07 pm »
The oldest item in my collection is a somewhat beat-up copy of Pep #60 from March, 1947. It was given to me as a gift when I bought some other comics from a user on this forum.

The Downloader

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2016, 10:11:06 pm »
The Oldest Item That I own in my Archie Collection is:

Pep #26!

I do have a few pre-archie (MLJ) Titles and Issues, but if we don't count those, than the above is the oldest.

Imnotmark

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2016, 10:26:18 pm »
That's awesome! Do you guys get your stuff online a lot of the time?

I'm always hesitant to because I really love going to stores and going through all the old stuff but I can't believe how difficult it's been to actually find old Archie issues.

MLJ 1939

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Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2016, 10:42:21 pm »
The oldest Archie item I've got is a copy of Archie Comics #53 (Nov-Dec 1951) that I found on the old B&N Marketplace a number of years ago. But the oldest Archie-published item I've got is Jolly Jingles #15 (Fall 1944).

invisifan

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2016, 10:52:28 pm »
That's awesome! Do you guys get your stuff online a lot of the time?

I'm always hesitant to because I really love going to stores and going through all the old stuff but I can't believe how difficult it's been to actually find old Archie issues.
When comics started to be described as “collectibles” in the mid-1970s Archie comics weren’t thought of in the same light — they were considered throwaway fluff for kids, so the vast majority were just thrown away … even (especially) if they were kept they were well used, often drawn in or worse, and stored in poor conditions … so they are exceedingly rare today (though still not in demand so the prices are usually comparatively trivial if you can find them at all — and people don’t bother selling them since they don’t go for much …
 
The oldest physical copies I have are actually “Archie Adventure” imprints from the early ‘60s (the Fly & the Jaguar) …

Archiecomicxfan215

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2016, 10:54:58 pm »
The oldest item I own is Archie #3. I found it a bookstore/café for about $4. I wish I can find older stuff but when I saw that it was #3 I snatched it while it was available  :)

Imnotmark

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2016, 11:03:57 pm »
Yeah I sort of figured that Archie isn't the most collectible but it's still a surprise. I went to a local small comic store here and actually found a decent amount of stuff.

I told him any Archie he finds to let me know because I've had a really hard time with it.

irishmoxie

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2016, 11:14:53 pm »
Yeah I sort of figured that Archie isn't the most collectible but it's still a surprise. I went to a local small comic store here and actually found a decent amount of stuff.

I told him any Archie he finds to let me know because I've had a really hard time with it.

Do you live on the east coast? Where I live (Missouri) there is virtually no Archie to be had besides the reboot.

Imnotmark

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2016, 11:21:21 pm »
Yeah I sort of figured that Archie isn't the most collectible but it's still a surprise. I went to a local small comic store here and actually found a decent amount of stuff.

I told him any Archie he finds to let me know because I've had a really hard time with it.

Do you live on the east coast? Where I live (Missouri) there is virtually no Archie to be had besides the reboot.


I live in Colorado actually. So yeah it's been tough to come by here. I've found a decent amount of 70's-80's
Life with Archie, Betty and Veronica, and little Archie.

I've only found 2 issues of just the normal Archie series though.

My Girlfriend has been trying to find any old Sabrina the Teenage Witch and that has been ever harder. We have found 3 issues of that.

invisifan

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2016, 11:58:10 pm »
Most anything from the ‘90s is hard too — as bad as from the ‘60s at least — they tried to diversify and “re-invent” a lot of stuff then and people either loved it & kept it, or more often hated it and trashed any they had bought (a lot was pretty weird at the time)

rusty

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2016, 12:01:28 am »
Most anything from the ‘90s is hard too — as bad as from the ‘60s at least — they tried to diversify and “re-invent” a lot of stuff then and people either loved it & kept it, or more often hated it and trashed any they had bought (a lot was pretty weird at the time)

I found it pretty easy to find '90s Archies.  Of course, that might be because I bought all of them in the '90s when they came out...   ::)

invisifan

Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #12 on: April 03, 2016, 12:05:46 am »
I found it pretty easy to find '90s Archies.  Of course, that might be because I bought all of them in the '90s when they came out...   ::)
::) So you’re one of the people who loved it & kept it I guess …  :-\

60sBettyandReggie

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Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2016, 08:28:04 pm »
The oldest Archie comic I have is not that old, it's from the 80's. An Archie Annual Digest.

GingerGal

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Re: Oldest Archie item you own
« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2016, 11:01:13 am »
You know those Vintage Buttons the Archie Comics site has for sale for just .99 cents per button, how vintage do you think they really are for that little of a price tag?

 


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