(March 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:
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

["When Veronica throws a party she sure throws a party!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
dancing; ice cream sodas; music; swimming pools

Language Barrier (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
In prehistoric times, Archie and Reggie argue with Betty and Veronica over how to develop a language. The girls win when they invent the word "Vamoose!" to scare off dinosaurs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
club; dinosaurs; language

Indexer Notes

Similar to the "Archie I" series, though the characters aren't named.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Sheri Schneider (Livermore, Calif.) for article on her trip from Naples, Italy, to New York. Second prize of $3.00 to Lori Andrews (Bellwood, Ill.) for fake book titles with punny names. Third prize of $2.00 to Robert Heywood (Dudley, Mass.) for article on his brother. Fourth prize of $1.00 for Lois Krautheim (Hawthorne, N.J.) for article on the importance of reading and libraries.

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

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

The Get Together (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Fred Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica suspect some kind of parent-teacher conspiracy when they learn that their fathers are having a secretive meeting with Mr. Weatherbee on Friday night.
Reprints:
Keywords:
rumors; telephone

Send a Dollar and Save 44¢ (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Dullsville! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tells us that "nothing ever happens in Riverdale," not noticing either the massive damage he causes or the rampaging gorilla who has escaped from the circus.
Reprints:
Keywords:
circus; coffee; dishes; fire hydrant; fourth wall; gorilla

Indexer Notes

Archie narrates the story, talking to the reader.

A Fair Share (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; Greg; Gigi; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Jinx has the only yard where the snow hasn't melted. Her father tells her to share it with her friends.
Keywords:
snow

The Ingrate (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When Archie leaves the house without helping his mother or even wishing her a happy birthday, an angry Fred goes out to retrieve his ungrateful son.
Reprints:
Keywords:
birthday
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["When Veronica throws a party she sure throws a party!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Language Barrier
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  5. 4. The Get Together
    Archie
  6. 5. Send a Dollar and Save 44¢
    Archie Comics
  7. 6. Dullsville!
    Archie
  8. 7. A Fair Share
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. The Ingrate
    Archie
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