(February 1965)

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

["Archie, I don't see any difference between a discotheque and a teen record hop!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Keywords:
dancing; discotheque; records

Stripe Gripe (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Looking for attention, Archie wears an outfit with horizontal stripes on the shirt and vertical strips on the pants. He is frustrated when everyone ignores the outfit.
Keywords:
clothes

Black and White (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 Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx's father can't figure how she can get so dirty playing in clean snow.
Keywords:
snow

"Is that the way to dress for a dance?" (Table of Contents)

Archie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's mother doesn't approve of how he's dressed for the dance.
Keywords:
blue jeans; Madras jacket

Wordmanship (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; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie decides to speak formally and expand his vocabulary, but everyone makes fun of him.
Keywords:
jealousy; vocabulary

Indexer Notes

One of several stories that use an uncommon word as the hook for jokes. "Bemoan" is the key word in this story.

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

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

The Quitter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Smithers tells Mr. Lodge he is quitting because of Archie's antics. Mr. Lodge tries to get him to stay, but after reviewing the problems Archie has caused him decides to leave with Smithers.
Keywords:
butler; flashbacks; gelatin; mask; postage stamp; practical jokes; swimming pool

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Louise Evans (APO 55 New York, N.Y.) for article on living in France. Second prize of $3.00 to Fernondo Proano (Vancouver, Wash.) for article on breaking a tooth. Third prize of $2.00 to Andrea C. Evans (Chicago, Ill.) for a poem imagining life without the sun. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Stephen Roscoe (Farrell, Pa.) for four jokes. Spot illustration of clip art headshots of Betty, Archie, and Veronica.

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

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

Kitchen Kapers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Gaston the cook; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
In a weak moment, Gaston allows Archie in the Lodge kitchen to bake a cake for Veronica's birthday, leading to a series of slapstick gags.
Keywords:
birthday; cake; frosting; kitchen; mixer; refrigerator; stove
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, I don't see any difference between a discotheque and a teen record hop!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Stripe Gripe
    Archie
  3. 2. Black and White
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. "Is that the way to dress for a dance?"
    Archie Pin-Up
  5. 4. Wordmanship
    Archie
  6. 5. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. The Quitter
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Kitchen Kapers
    Archie
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