(December 1961)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Starting with this issue, the price of the title was raised to 12 cents.


["Eeeagh!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:
Keywords:
extraterrestrials; flying saucers

Dog's Best Friend (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Professor; Assistant; un-named dog
Synopsis:
Archie accidentally gets an experimental chemical spilled on him, which causes him to switch bodies with a dog.
Reprints:

Big Fight Tonight (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie act as judges at the state high school boxing championships, while professing scorn for the "barbaric" sport.
Reprints:

Use Your Head! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead gets a "bean-bouncer," a balloon attached to a headband and elastic, which allows the user to bounce the balloon against his head. Both Archie and Reggie get the same idea for a prank to play involving the device.
Reprints:

Good Shot! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx plays golf.

To Bee Or Not To Bee! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
After an explosion in the chemistry lab, Jughead thinks he's turned Archie into a bee.
Reprints:

The Joke (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; un-named old lady
Synopsis:
Every time Archie says "Did you call me" followed by the person's name, that person responds with the same moldy old joke.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Eeeagh!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Dog's Best Friend
    Archie
  3. 2. Big Fight Tonight
    Archie
  4. 3. Use Your Head!
    Archie
  5. 4. Good Shot!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. To Bee Or Not To Bee!
    Archie
  7. 6. The Joke
    Archie
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