(June 1964)

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

["Boy! Did I get soaked picking up this package for you! What's in it?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
rain

Indexer Notes

Cover idea updated (redrawn but with same dialogue) on the cover of Archie... Archie Andrews, Where are You Comics Digest Magazine (Archie, 1977 series) #2 and Archie Comics Digest #55

The Prom (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Chief Johnson (the fire chief)
Synopsis:
On their way to prom, Archie's car gets a flat tire. Reggie shows up and offers Veronica a ride, but she declines. Right after Reggie leaves, Chief Johnson shows up and offers the two a ride to prom in his new firetruck.
Reprints:

["Isn't that your bicycle?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Fight Delight (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica have been fighting a lot lately, so Veronica takes him to the Lodge's gym for a chat, which includes a boxing ring.

Indexer Notes

This appears on the same page as the next sequence.

Silence Is Not Golden (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The kids are trying to be quiet at the Lodge home, and that's what's troubling Mr. Lodge.

Indexer Notes

This appears on the same page as the previous sequence.

Nix Pix (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 is bored with TV, and her dad suggests she go to the movies.
Reprints:

Mission Accomplished (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Mrs. Andrews asks Archie to return something Mrs. Jones left at the Andrews' house earlier -- her purse! Now Archie has to return the purse without being seen by the gang.
Reprints:

Here It Is! Your Archie Annual (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Tiger (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica convince Archie that he's like a tiger, a predatory beast. Midge witnesses him around Betty and Veronica and begs Big Moose to leave him alone, fearing the worst.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer, Inker and Letterer credits from the credits published in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #245.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana ? (Archie images on a club press card and a club button)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Wesley Marx (Chicago, Ill.) for article on Chicago Vocational High School. Second prize of $3.00 to Helen Mitchell (Turner, Ore.) for article on the origin of the term "Indian giver." Third prize of $2.00 to Patricia Casby (Boston, Mass.) for article on her horse.

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 471,166. Single issue nearest filing date was 603,275.

In the Stretch (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead help the girls pull taffy. But the taffy is too big, too hot and too sticky. Then Mr. Weatherbee gets tangled up in it.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boy! Did I get soaked picking up this package for you! What's in it?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Prom
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Isn't that your bicycle?"]
    Bendix Corporation
  4. 3. Fight Delight
    Archie
  5. 4. Silence Is Not Golden
    Archie
  6. 5. Nix Pix
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Mission Accomplished
    Archie
  8. 7. Here It Is! Your Archie Annual
    Archie Annual
  9. 8. Tiger
    Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963
  12. 11. In the Stretch
    Archie
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