(August 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

["Drag Races Turn Out To Be Real Drags!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
drag racing; dragsters

Litter Perfect! (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; Mr. Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews sends Archie to the store to buy a new garbage can. But when Reggie teases Archie about his car, Archie throws the new trashcan over Reggie. Reggie gets stuck in it and dents it a few times getting out, much to Mr. Andrews' dismay.
Reprints:
Keywords:
garbage can

Sign Savvy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie playfully buries Veronica in the sand while at the beach. He then puts a "No Trespassing" sign near her while he gets her an ice cream cone.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beach

Some Old Steps (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 practicing some loud dance steps, to her father's annoyance.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dancing

["You called for a piano tuner?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Footsore and Weary (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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie decides to make a plaster mold of his foot for a speech. But Reggie substitutes cement for the plaster, unbeknowst to Archie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
broken leg; cast; cement; plaster; sledge hammer

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

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

Measure Up (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; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie needs to cut a piece of wood to a specific size to fix his stereo cabinet. He can't find a ruler, so he measures the space with his hands. He then races to the school shop to cut a piece of wood. He falls, goes on an elevator and hits a tree, but still has the measurement as the space between his hands.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the exact same page count, title and plot as the story "Measure Up" in Archie (Archie, 1962 series) #561. The story in #561 has new artwork and script.

["Say Andy, it says on TV we can win a trip by Trailways "Silver Eagle" to the N. Y. World's Fair."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Michele] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Michele] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Ronnie M. Bull (Long Beach, Calif.) for a description of the Naples Christmas Pageant parade. Second prize of $3.00 to Kay Dee Rivard (Detroit, Mich.) for an article on her vacation to Texas.

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

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

Just For Fun (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; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Archie wears a funny wig to the Lodge's house.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Beatle wig; umbrella
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Drag Races Turn Out To Be Real Drags!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Litter Perfect!
    Archie
  3. 2. Sign Savvy
    Archie
  4. 3. Some Old Steps
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["You called for a piano tuner?"]
    Bendix Corporation
  6. 5. Footsore and Weary
    Archie
  7. 6. Here It Is! Your Archie Annual
    Archie Annual
  8. 7. Measure Up
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Say Andy, it says on TV we can win a trip by Trailways "Silver Eagle" to the N. Y. World's Fair."]
    The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Just For Fun
    Archie
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