(February 1963)

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

["Hello!...Veronica? How would you like a baby sitting job tonight?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Keywords:
playpens; telephones; toys

Measure For Measure (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
While trying to make a floor plan of the school, the boys wreak havoc with a tape measure.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blueprints; desk; tape measure

Lend an Air (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx needs someone to blow up their football.
Keywords:
football; holding breath

King For a Night (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie has a wonderful dream.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dream; football; pinch; touchdown

Bon Voyage (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge goes on a tour of Europe to get away from Archie. While seeing Lodge off, Archie gets trapped in the baggage compartment of the plane, and has to work a series of jobs throughout Europe to get back home. Mr. Lodge begins to think he's going crazy because no matter where he goes in Europe, he sees Archie in a new costume working a different job.
Keywords:
airplane; baggage; binoculars; Europe; fountain; gondola; Italy; Leaning Tower of Pisa; ocean liner; Paris; psychiatrist; Venice; waiter

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

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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 Violet Cruz (New York, N.Y.) for article on the art of acting. Second prize of $3.00 to Jeffrey Perl (Los Angeles, Calif.) for article on Johann S. Bach. Third prize of $2.00 to Steve Yenna (Alexandria, La.) for article on the chinchilla. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Mary Ellen Rippey (Goshen, Ind.) for article on origami.

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

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

Cover Up (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
When Mr. Lodge goes outside wearing Archie's hat and coat, everyone mistakes him for Archie, and he discovers just how bad Archie's life really is.
Keywords:
coat; makeup; mistaken identity; tomato
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hello!...Veronica? How would you like a baby sitting job tonight?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Measure For Measure
    Archie
  3. 2. Lend an Air
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. King For a Night
    Archie
  5. 4. Bon Voyage
    Archie
  6. 5. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  9. 8. Cover Up
    Archie
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