(November 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


["--so you see, Pop, that's why I need an allowance increase!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Keywords:
allowances; pie charts

Bag Boys (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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie refuse to carry Veronica's purse, but Jughead not only carries it, he uses it as a weapon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
purse

A Quick Change Artist! (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:
While her father is sleeping, Jinx practices to be a barber.
Keywords:
barber; haircut

Far Out (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Tommy Tempo
Synopsis:
Fred meets a hep-cat and his translator.
Reprints:
Keywords:
slang; translator

Silly Question (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Reggie tells Dilton which way they should face on the beach.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beach; umbrella

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

Popsicle Kids; Popsicle / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Black Book Returns (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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is writing in his mysterious little black book again. His friends hatch a plan to get it away from him and find out what's in it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Little Black Book

Indexer Notes

Continued from "The Little Black Book" (Archie # 129).

Dig This Crazy Offer! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Soft Soap Artist (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; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie makes a soap sculpture of Veronica.
Reprints:
Keywords:
garden hose; modeling; mud; soap sculpture

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Betty La Grotta (Philadelphia, Pa.) for article on hypnotism. Second prize of $3.00 to Joanne Bramante (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for article on Mount Vesuvius. Third prize of $2.00 to Christine Bird (Chicago, Ill.) for article on geysers. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Marsha Hall (Galena Park, Texas) for article on bats.

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

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

Double Play (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is reluctant to play ball with Jughead because he's afraid Veronica will go off with Reggie. Veronica convinces him to have confidence in himself. Then she goes off with Reggie, only to discover that Archie is actually playing catch with Betty.
Reprints:
Keywords:
confidence
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["--so you see, Pop, that's why I need an allowance increase!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Bag Boys
    Archie
  3. 2. A Quick Change Artist!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Far Out
    Archie
  5. 4. Silly Question
    Reggie
  6. 5. Fun with the Popsicle Kids
    Popsicle Kids; Popsicle
  7. 6. The Black Book Returns
    Archie
  8. 7. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  9. 8. Soft Soap Artist
    Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Double Play
    Archie
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