(February 1961)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
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

["Archie! What are you doing behind your history book?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Keywords:
books; classrooms; student desks

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep Comics #83

Hurry Up and Wait! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Archie tries to lay down the law with Veronica and insist that she be ready on time for their next date, but then he has to go to extremes to avoid being late himself.
Keywords:
flat tire

Indexer Notes

Mr. Lodge's repeated line "Don't tell me, let me guess, you're waiting for a streetcar" is a reference to an old Vaudeville routine.

Skating Feat (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Muscle Man! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis:
Charley shows up Jinx by building a muscle-man snowman.
Keywords:
snowman

Call of the Wild! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Mr. Lodge go on a hunting trip, with all the comforts of home.
Keywords:
camping; generator; hunting; shotguns; television

Good For Nothing! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit ?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
The kids decide that the best way to deal with Miss Grundy is to make a special effort to be good, but she's driven crazy waiting for them to misbehave.
Keywords:
detention; homework; paranoia

Nip and Buck! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie mistakenly pours rum sauce instead of water into his car's radiator.
Reprints:
Keywords:
radiator; rum

Here They Are! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Giant Series / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Current Events (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge thinks he fixed an appliance, when all that happened was that Archie plugged it in.
Keywords:
repairs; television; washing machine

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Judy West (Jamestown, N.Y.) for article on the Statue of Liberty. Second prize of $3.00 to Virginia L. Oaks (San Diego, Calif.) for article on the lobster. Third prize of $2.00 to Suzette Wanat (Chicago, Ill.) for article on the Fox Terrier. Fourth prize of $1.00 to David Breen (Trumbell, Conn.) for article about ant-eaters. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Jeffrey Benson (Waterloo, Iowa) for three jokes.

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

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

Bell Boys (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead remove their wet shoes before coming into the Lodge home, but because they're walking around in their socks, Mr. Lodge never knows when they're sneaking up on him.
Keywords:
attic; bells; boots; Christmas; closet; presents; snow
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie! What are you doing behind your history book?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Hurry Up and Wait!
    Archie
  3. 2. Skating Feat
    Chicago Roller Skates
  4. 3. Muscle Man!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Call of the Wild!
    Archie
  6. 5. Good For Nothing!
    Archie
  7. 6. Nip and Buck!
    Archie
  8. 7. Here They Are!
    Archie Giant Series
  9. 8. Current Events
    Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Bell Boys
    Archie
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