(April 1961)

Archie, 1959 Series
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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:
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

["I'll take a dozen!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
kissing; lipstick; lovers' hearts

Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Archie wishes that Veronica would fling herself at him. Jughead says she would, if she wanted something from him. The theory is tested when they arrive at Veronica's house and she flings herself passionately at Archie.
Keywords:
kissing

Walk! (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
Synopsis:
Jinx looks in all directions, including up and down, before crossing the street.
Reprints:

Claim To Fame (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie plays his rock n' roll guitar while Mr. Lodge is trying to sleep.
Keywords:
guitar; rock 'n' roll

Weekend Wonder (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Carol
Synopsis:
Archie is forced to date his father's boss's niece Carol, a boring bookworm with glasses and her hair in a bun. Veronica and Betty decide to give Carol a makeover, but it works too well.
Reprints:
Keywords:
flattery; lecture; make-over

Take This Free Gift... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Masher (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie bets that he can kiss Betty in front of Veronica without getting into trouble.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kissing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Winners of the "Why I Like to Ride a Bike" contest are listed: Richard Pidgeon (Norfolk, Va.), Carmack Daugherty (Parsons, Tenn.), Sidney Hollander (Dorchester, Mass.), Donald Rumbaugh (Tucson, Ariz.), Reesa Lasky (Haddonfield, N.J.), Patricia Glinska (Buffalo, N.Y.), Carla Sue Cane (Cedar Rapids, Ia.) and Eva Norton (Hazelwood, Mo.).
First prize of $5.00 to Judy Katz (Maplewood, N.J.) for article on President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Second prize of $3.00 to Gregg R. Narber (Des Moines, Ia.) for article on the human heart. Third prize of $2.00 to Ruby Kaye West (San Antonio, Texas) for three jokes.

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

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

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1960 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1960. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 500,200.

The Path of Love (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica's volatile relationship gets them hauled into Mr. Weatherbee's office for different reasons by every teacher.
Keywords:
fighting; lovesick; rubber band
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'll take a dozen!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Wishful Thinking
    Archie
  3. 2. Walk!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Claim To Fame
    Archie
  5. 4. Weekend Wonder
    Archie
  6. 5. Take This Free Gift...
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. The Masher
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1960
  11. 10. The Path of Love
    Archie
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