(August 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:
?
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[Automatic Juke Box] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Keywords:
jukeboxes; Pop's Chocklit Shoppe; robots; soda fountains

The Reject (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews [Fred]; the Ravens [Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Big Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge] (a group of imaginary juvenile delinquents)
Synopsis:
After he soaps Pop Tate's window, Archie is convinced he's a juvenile delinquent. Mr Andrews convinces him he's not when Archie fails a juvenile delinquent test.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gang fight; gangs; imaginary sequence; leather jackets

Promising (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; Li'l Jinx's parents [Merry Holliday; Hap Holliday]
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx's dancing teacher tells her she's a promising student.
Reprints:

The Peril (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie are talking about science fiction when Betty's large jello slips away from her. Archie thinks its the Blob!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Jello; picnic; science fiction

Indexer Notes

"The Blob" movie was released in 1958.

Weights and Measures (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge [Hiram]
Synopsis:
Archie creates a gag gift for Professor Flutesnoot: a hollowed book filled with lead pellets for "heavy reading". But when Mr. Lodge can't pick up the book, he thinks his diet has made him weak.
Reprints:
Keywords:
book; diet; golf clubs; lead pellets; practical joke

The Secret Is Out! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Odd Ball (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee [Waldo]; Miss Grundy [Geraldine]
Synopsis:
Reggie tricks Archie into being a ticket collector at a dance, leaving Veronica free for Reggie to date.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dance

Fun with the Popsicle Kids (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle Kids; Popsicle / 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 Mark O'Brien (Holyoke, Mass.) for article on biology. Second prize of $3.00 to Laura Kally (Villa Park, Ill.) for article on Braille. Third prize of $2.00 to Laura Lessard (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) for article about the skunk. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Melinda Ellen Miller (Jericho, N.Y.) for three jokes. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Blanche Mazur (Pompton Lakes, N.J.) for five jokes.

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

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

His Own Worst Enemy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Big Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo)
Synopsis:
When Archie runs into a tree, he starts having a conversation with a ghostly twin.
Keywords:
conceit
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Automatic Juke Box]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Reject
    Archie
  3. 2. Promising
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Peril
    Archie
  5. 4. Weights and Measures
    Archie
  6. 5. The Secret Is Out!
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. Odd Ball
    Archie
  8. 7. Fun with the Popsicle Kids
    Popsicle Kids; Popsicle
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. His Own Worst Enemy
    Archie
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