(November 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

["Heads she's safe... tails she's out!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
coin flipping; softball; umpire

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #24

Job Well Done (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; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie breaks a date with Veronica when he has to tidy up the garden. So Veronica goes searching for Reggie. Betty then comes over to help Archie with the garden.
Reprints:
Keywords:
garden; hoe; shovel; sprinkler hose

Street 'Seen' (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' father [Hap Holliday]
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx does some window shopping, looking at candy and snacks.
Reprints:
Keywords:
candy; gum; ice cream

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

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Backfire! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets distracted by other girls while he and Veronica are at the beach.
Keywords:
beach; inflatable toy; sun tan oil; swimsuits

The Letter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Bill Golden
Synopsis:
Archie is given a letter to mail from Veronica. It's to Bill Golden, a friend of Mr. Lodge's, who lives in Australia. Archie misplaces the letter, but in a Rube Goldberg series of events, it manages to get to Australia in record time anyway.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Australia; fishermen; fishing net; garbage; jet; kangaroo; letter; message in a bottle; sewer

Indexer Notes

Mr. Lodge is called "J. P." in reference to the letter. In other stories his first name is Hiram.

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

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

Help Wanted (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Big Moose Mason; Jerry the mechanic
Synopsis:
As usual, Big Moose takes what people say much too literally!
Reprints:
Keywords:
battery; gas station; wallet

Archie Says: Nylon Means Strength (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie; U. S. Royal / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The "Popsicle Kids" Play It Safe! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[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 Shari Malofsky (Milwaukee, Wis.) for an essay on her sister. Second prize of $3.00 to Cheryl Fletcher (Dearborn, Mich.) for an account of falling through the ice in a creek. Third prize of $2.00 to Virginia Manning (El Paso, Texas) for an article on her black Siamese cat. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Jean Grace Chee (Bronx, N.Y.) for three short humorous poems.

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

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

The Most Dangerous Game! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica play the most dangerous game at the Lodge's house -- croquet!
Reprints:
Keywords:
croquet

Archie Says -- Get Lucky! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Heads she's safe... tails she's out!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Job Well Done
    Archie
  3. 2. Street 'Seen'
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Billy Wins with Bendix
    Bendix Corporation
  5. 4. Backfire!
    Archie
  6. 5. The Letter
    Archie
  7. 6. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. Help Wanted
    Archie
  9. 8. Archie Says: Nylon Means Strength
    Archie; U. S. Royal
  10. 9. The "Popsicle Kids" Play It Safe!
    Popsicle Kids; Popsicle
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  13. 12. The Most Dangerous Game!
    Archie
  14. 13. Archie Says -- Get Lucky!
    Archie Comics
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