(September 1959)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
nine times a year in February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Must be wonderful to have women fighting over you!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Father's Day (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie's father doesn't think Archie spends enough time at home. Archie compromises and takes his father along with him for the day's activities. By the end of the day, Archie's father is glad to stay home.
Reprints:
Keywords:
badminton; cigar; hedge; newspaper; seat belts; swimming pool

Lots in a Name (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie takes his family's clothes to a new French cleaner. When the clerk greets him with "Bon jour!", Archie thinks he's asking his name.
Reprints:
Keywords:
clothes cleaning; French; translation

The Weight-Ing Game (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is almost broke, but Veronica wants to go to a fancy restaurant. Veronica is on a diet, but Betty dreams up a plan to make her think she is losing too much weight.
Reprints:
Keywords:
book; diet; dress; Dutch treat; scale

Secret Tactics (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie gets fresh with Betty at a party.
Keywords:
kissing

We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Tumbling Tumble Deeds (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When Archie points out two circus tumblers walking down the street, Jughead says he can show Archie three tumblers right there in Riverdale.
Reprints:
Keywords:
acrobats; bananas; glassware; locks

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Saundra Ann Osborn (APO New York, N.Y.) for article about her visit to the World's Fair in Brussels, Belgium. Second prize of $3.00 to Nancy Kimura (Honolulu, Ha.) for article on Hawaii becoming a state. Third prize of $3.00 to Ruth Lang (Merrick, N.Y.) for article on snails. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Nancy Issacs (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for article about the elephant's trunk. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Freda Nakon (Chelsea, Mass.) for three jokes.

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

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Duel in the Sun! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
When Mr. Lodge asks Archie to come over for some fencing, Archie dresses in fencing attire, complete with foil. It turns out that Mr. Lodge wanted Archie's help to build a fence around his garden.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fencing; foil; garden; wire fence
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Must be wonderful to have women fighting over you!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Father's Day
    Archie
  3. 2. Lots in a Name
    Archie
  4. 3. The Weight-Ing Game
    Archie
  5. 4. Secret Tactics
    Betty
  6. 5. We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Tumbling Tumble Deeds
    Jughead
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Duel in the Sun!
    Archie
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