(April 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:
?
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

[School for Karate] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Keywords:
injuries; karate

Business Before Pleasure (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; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr Lodge [Hiram]; Mr. Brown (Reggie's uncle); Smithers
Synopsis:
Veronica breaks a date with Archie when her father has a business partner whose nephew needs a date for the same dance. At Reggie's urging, Archie goes to complain to Mr. Lodge, not knowing that Reggie has an ulterior motive.

Billy Wins with Bendix (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Open and Shut Case (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 father [Hap Holliday]
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx gets a black eye.
Keywords:
black eye; insult

["Datewise I'm in a tough financial jam!"] (Table of Contents)

Double Takes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Big Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Beatrice
Synopsis:
Three two-panel gags: Archie bemoans Veronica's allowance getting cut. Moose dances a horse trot with Midge. Dilton has a date with Beatrice, who will never forget their date, no matter how hard she tries.
Reprints:
Keywords:
allowance; dancing; date

Never A Doubt (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; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie goes all out to break up Archie and Veronica, including false stories, false telegrams and disguising himself without luck. Finally he settles for Betty.
Reprints:
Keywords:
disguise; Royal Canadian Mounted Police; rumors; telegram

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

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

Love In Bloom (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:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
As the faculty think of a way to separate Archie and Veronica, Veronica comes storming into Mr. Weatherbee's office. She wants him to do something about a student that's bothering her -- Archie!
Keywords:
kissing

[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 David Schutten (Benton, Wash.) for biography of Edgar Allen Poe. Second prize of $3.00 to Judy Bowker (North Merrick, N.Y.) for article on Great Dane dogs. Third prize of $2.00 to Carmen Cardona (Jamaica, N.Y.) for article on the United Nations.

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

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

It's Your Move (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; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Andrews [Fred]
Synopsis:
The news of Archie moving out of Riverdale shocks the gang. But they decide to make Archie miserable so that he'll want to move, to make it easier on him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
friendship; kissing; smoking
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [School for Karate]
    Archie
  2. 1. Business Before Pleasure
    Archie
  3. 2. Billy Wins with Bendix
    Bendix Corporation
  4. 3. Open and Shut Case
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Datewise I'm in a tough financial jam!"]
    Double Takes
  6. 5. Never A Doubt
    Archie
  7. 6. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. Love In Bloom
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. It's Your Move
    Archie
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