(September 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

["All right, Archie! Which one of us do you love?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
lie detectors; polygraphs

Spare That Strike (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Sally Peters
Synopsis:
After the boys suggest that bowling is a great way to get in shape, the girls decide to come along to the bowling alley and take up the game themselves.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bowling; camera

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Capricious Caper (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The girls chide the boys for lying around all day doing nothing, and insist on going to the beach.
Keywords:
beach

To the Winner-- (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; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Wanting to be fought over in an old-fashioned competition, Veronica offers a date to whichever boy wins an obstacle race. Reggie proves better than Archie at getting past the obstacles, but the biggest obstacle Archie faces is Betty with a sexy new outfit and hairdo.
Reprints:
Keywords:
log rolling; obstacle course

The World of Jughead Is Out of This World! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Daredevil Daffy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The guys discuss the harrowing, risky experiences they had at the beach today. Only Reggie is unimpressed.
Keywords:
beach; fishing; moray eel; skin diving; surfing

Do Not Disturb! (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; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Hap has just settled down to watch the prize fight on TV and is upset when Jinx wants to watch something else.
Keywords:
boxing; television

["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 / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Joyce Henderson (Detroit, Mich.) for article about police dogs. Second prize of $3.00 to Ronald M. Westman (Lindsborg, Kan.) for article about geologists. Third prize of $2.00 to Debbie Oliver (Indianapolis, Ind.) for article about the Battle of Gettysburg. Fourth Prize of $1.00 to Louis Sarno (Medford, Mass.) for article on electric eels.

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

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

The Cool One (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Archie sees Reggie with Veronica he astonishes everyone by playing it cool and not losing his temper. When no one's looking, though, he takes out his anger on inanimate objects.
Keywords:
garbage can; golf club; temper
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["All right, Archie! Which one of us do you love?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Spare That Strike
    Archie
  3. 2. Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane
    Popsicle
  4. 3. Capricious Caper
    Archie
  5. 4. To the Winner--
    Archie
  6. 5. The World of Jughead Is Out of This World!
    The World of Jughead
  7. 6. Daredevil Daffy
    Archie
  8. 7. Do Not Disturb!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. The Cool One
    Archie
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