(April 1962)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 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

["Archie, I've fixed you up with a blind date who has her own transportation!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints:
Keywords:
brooms; Pop's Chocklit Shoppe; witches

The Cure (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead tries everything he can think of to cure Archie's hiccups.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hiccups; jealousy; kissing; paper bag

No Dogs Allowed! (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
Keywords:
fresh cement; sidewalk

Deep Freeze (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
It's too cold for the "Polar Bear Club" to go swimming in the lake, but the club president Archie tries to go swimming anyway.
Keywords:
ice; swimming; winter

Leave It To Grundy (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; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are assigned to rake the leaves outside the school, but the leaves keep winding up in Mr. Weatherbee's office.
Keywords:
janitor; leaves; raking

A Spectacular Event (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Spectacular / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Unwanted (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; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge rigs up an expensive security system to keep Archie out of his house, but Archie keeps getting in without apparent effort.
Reprints:
Keywords:
closed-circuit television; electric eye; electrified fence; radar

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Jimmy Bercot (Abilene, Texas) for article on ostriches. Second prize of $3.00 to Clarence Boks (Bay City, Mich.) for article on Mars. Third prize of $2.00 to Judy Crand (Rico, Colo.) for article on dinosaurs. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Richard Norton (Indianapolis, Ind.) for article on fossils. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Bobby Adamson (Hollywood, Fla.) 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, 1961 (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, 1961. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 458,039.

One of Those Days (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; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie is having "one of those days" when he's unusually clumsy and destructive, and everyone, including his mother, friends and teachers, is scared to be near him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
breakfast; broken window; cereal; civil defense drill; fence

Indexer Notes

Archie is eating "Bolling's" corn flakes for breakfast, a reference to staff member Bob Bolling.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I've fixed you up with a blind date who has her own transportation!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Cure
    Archie
  3. 2. No Dogs Allowed!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Deep Freeze
    Archie
  5. 4. Leave It To Grundy
    Archie
  6. 5. A Spectacular Event
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  7. 6. The Unwanted
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1961
  11. 10. One of Those Days
    Archie
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