(June 1963)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Archie, have you lost all your marbles?"] (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
Keywords:
marbles

Cave Man Casanova (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie (cameo); Archie I; Betty I; Veronica I; Jughead I; Reggie I
Synopsis:
Archie dreams he and his friends are living as cavemen in prehistoric times.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the gang as cavemen, which would later become the "Archie I" series.

Billy Wins with Bendix (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form for Bendix bicycle brakes.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Archie Club news. Promos "Archie" TV pilot with list of cast members. Also list of contest winners from "Why My Bike is Important to Me": James Houghton, Michael Goldblatt, John L. Glaze, John B. West, Richard Bernstein, Eddy Alger, Penny Spoan, Helen Ann Horton, Nanci Newman, Patrica Kirksey, Carolyn Reid, and Iris Barnes.

The Life Saver (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Reggie; Veronica; Jughead
Synopsis:
Jughead engineers a series of "accidents" so that Archie can "save" Reggie and gain his appreciation.
Reprints:

Order This! Get This Free! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie (cameo); Betty (cameo); Veronica (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Ad for Archie Annual 15 with cover repro. Mail orders for 25ยข would also receive a 1964 Archie Calendar free.

Which Is Witch? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Reggie
Synopsis:
Reggie is changed into a donkey after he offends a visitor who has learned black magic during his eight-year stay in Africa.
Keywords:
magic

Happy Days (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Reggie; Veronica; Betty
Synopsis:
Archie's attempts to spread good cheer backfire.
Reprints:

Color Blind (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead
Synopsis:
A spoof on "Adult Coloring Books" with several "color me" gags.
Reprints:

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

[various] / advertisement / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Ads for Sea-Monkeys (brine shrimp) and bike muffler (both Honor House, New York NY, inside front cover); Play Guitar in Seven Days (Ed Sale Studio, Avon By the Sea, NJ); Self-Teaching Encyclopedia (Cadillac Publishing Co., New York, NY); Guide to Hypnotism (Palmer-Jones Publishers, Newark, NJ); Home disc recorders (Honor House, Lynbrook, NY); novelties (Empire Mdsg. Co., Tuckahoe, NY); International Correspondence Schools (Scranton, Pa.); Door-to-door selling: Cloverine Brand Salve (Wilson Chemical Co., Tyrone, Pa., inside back cover); and "147 Famous Automobiles" (plastic models) for $2.49 (Auto Models, Carle Place, NY., back cover)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, have you lost all your marbles?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Cave Man Casanova
    Archie
  3. 2. Billy Wins with Bendix
  4. 3. Archie Club News
  5. 4. The Life Saver
    Archie
  6. 5. Order This! Get This Free!
  7. 6. Which Is Witch?
    Archie
  8. 7. Happy Days
    Archie
  9. 8. Color Blind
    Archie
  10. 9. [Ads]
    [various]
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