(August 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:
?
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

["A fishing boat-- a beautiful day-- what else could you ask for, Arch?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
daydreaming; fishing; lovers' hearts; rowboats

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Laugh Comics #52

The Shadow Knows (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie can't figure out how Veronica knows his every move, until he realizes he's being followed by a "shadow" who appears to be everywhere Archie goes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
disguise; spies

Indexer Notes

The "Shadow" in the title is drawn in the logo style of some of the Shadow pulp magazines.

Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Party Time! (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Midge Klump (as Delilah); Reggie Mantle (as Don Juan); Big Moose Mason (as Samson); Archie Andrews (as Romeo); Veronica Lodge (as Juliet); Betty Cooper [as Juliet); Jughead Jones (as Rip van Winkle)
Synopsis:
Veronica throws a costume party where the kids come dressed as historical characters.
Keywords:
costume party

A New Twist (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie tries yoga and gets himself stuck. After freeing himself, he then attempts to show Midge the same pose when he loses his balance. She catches him and Moose catches them! Then Archie finds himself in a huge human knot.
Reprints:
Keywords:
jealousy; yoga

["Here are six reasons why I know you'll enjoy the big, new Archie Annual #13"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Dancing Daddyo (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis:
The kids are having a dance party at Veronica's house, but have to keep moving the party as they are too noisy for Mr. Lodge, and Mrs. Lodge is using the terrace for her bridge club. Finally, Archie finds a place in the mansion no one is using.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dancing; record player; swimming pool

On Second Thought (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie is bullying the freshmen of the high school, but one boy doesn't back down and challenges Reggie. The two go to the gym where the boy reveals he's a Jui-jitsu expert. Then Reggie suddenly backs down.
Keywords:
bullying; jiu-jitsu; martial arts

Surprise Invitation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie are talking in Miss Grundy's class about how to spend their afternoon. She then solves the problem for them.

["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey (vignettes of Archie, Betty and Veronica)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
vignettes: Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Sydney Trum (Beaumont, Texas) for article about first aid. Second prize of $3.00 to Louis Deluca (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for article on the death of Abraham Lincoln. Third prize of $3.00 to Julia Zucker (Bridgeport, Conn.) for article on newspapers. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Jay Sylvester (Vineland, N.J.) for four jokes.

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

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

Jack of All Trades (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie rigs Archie's car so it won't run, then offers to rent it from Archie for the day. Unbeknownst to Reggie, Archie saw Reggie rigging the car, then rigged it himself so that it wouldn't run for Reggie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
auto jack; practical joke

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A fishing boat-- a beautiful day-- what else could you ask for, Arch?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Shadow Knows
    Archie
  3. 2. Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane
    Popsicle
  4. 3. Party Time!
    Archie and the Gang
  5. 4. A New Twist
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Here are six reasons why I know you'll enjoy the big, new Archie Annual #13"]
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. Dancing Daddyo
    Archie
  8. 7. On Second Thought
    Reggie
  9. 8. Surprise Invitation
    Archie
  10. 9. ["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  13. 12. Jack of All Trades
    Archie
  14. 13. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers Only $1.98
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