(July 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

["Are you still using that greasy kid stuff?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
Greasy Kid Stuff; oil cans; Vitalis

The House That Lodge Built (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 Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
In a story mostly told in narrative captions, Archie gets a chance to redeem himself in Mr. Lodge's eyes when he notices a fire in the Lodge mansion.
Reprints:

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

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Stop, Book and Listen! (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:
Hap ignores Jinx while reading the book "How to Raise a Happy Child."
Reprints:
Keywords:
book

Double-Takes (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doily
Synopsis:
Two-panel gags with Archie and the gang.
Keywords:
fad; kissing; sweaters

Card Caper! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Fred Andrews; Mr. Cooper
Synopsis:
On their latest report cards, Archie and Veronica have better grades in Latin but worse in math. Miss Grundy explains the dating shenanigans behind the grades.
Keywords:
concrete; fourth wall; homework; latin; math; report cards; sidewalk

Indexer Notes

Miss Grundy talks to the readers throughout the story. There is a running gag of characters absent-mindedly walking through a freshly-poured concrete sidewalk.

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

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

Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie can beat anyone at finger-wrestling, except Moose.
Keywords:
finger-wrestling; hackling

It's Later Than You Think (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy explains that mankind is a relative latecomer in the history of the world. Archie uses this as an excuse for being late for class.
Keywords:
history

Oodles of Charoodles (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica play a charades game called "Charoodles."
Keywords:
charades

[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 J. Goss (Birmingham, Ala.) for article on the office of President of the United States. Second prize of $3.00 to Janice Graman (Cincinnati, Ohio) for article on poodles' distinctive haircut. Third prize of $2.00 to Jean Boyer (Baltimore, Md.) for article on volcanos.

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

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

Announcing the "Popsicle" Safety Awards! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Hard Sell (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Archie wants to convince the girls to give him the lead part in the school play, he asks Jughead to be his agent.
Keywords:
actor; agent; casting; school play
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Are you still using that greasy kid stuff?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The House That Lodge Built
    Archie
  3. 2. Billy Wins with Bendix
    Bendix Corporation
  4. 3. Stop, Book and Listen!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Double-Takes
    Archie
  6. 5. Card Caper!
    Archie
  7. 6. Order This! Get This Free!
    Archie Annual
  8. 7. Muscle Tussle
    Archie
  9. 8. It's Later Than You Think
    Archie
  10. 9. Oodles of Charoodles
    Archie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  13. 12. Announcing the "Popsicle" Safety Awards!
    Popsicle Kids; Popsicle
  14. 13. The Hard Sell
    Archie
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