(April 1965)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
nine times a year, 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

["Look at the fancy figures I can do on the surfboard!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Keywords:
chalk boards; classrooms; skateboards

Indexer Notes

A mistake in the cover, as Archie refers to his skateboard as a surfboard.

A Good Skate (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; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie gets interested in skateboarding, buys a board from a little kid, and brings it to school. All the guys are fascinated with the new sport, but it's Mr. Weatherbee who winds up taking a wild ride on the board.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fountain; skateboards

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize to Debby Burleson (Markham, Ontario, Canada) for a poem about the Archie characters. Second prize to Kathleen St. Amand (Worcester, Mass.) for article about taking care of her neighbor's dog. Third prize of $2.00 to Kim Knoll (Wayne, N.J.) for article about illustrating a friend's book. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Beverly Kidd (Somerset, Ky.) for article on Girl Scouting.

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

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

Martian Menace (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
While visiting a space research center owned by Mr. Lodge, Archie and Jughead have a mixup with a photography machine and are mistaken for Martian spies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aliens; electronic camera; F.B.I.; Mars; refrigerator

Swing into Spring with Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Spectacular / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Glass Breakers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
After Archie shatters Mr. Weatherbee's office door with a basketball, Mr. Weatherbee keeps accidentally breaking glass every time he tries to tell Archie off.
Reprints:
Keywords:
basketball; hockey stick; windows

Archie Gets All the Brakes (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hide and Seek! (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 Holliday
Synopsis:
Hap can't find Jinx, because she's sitting in the bathtub, clothed and reading.
Keywords:
bathtub

Oil's Well (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie spills a little bit of motor oil on the school floor, and everyone winds up slipping on it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bulletin board; motor oil
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Look at the fancy figures I can do on the surfboard!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Good Skate
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  5. 4. Martian Menace
    Archie
  6. 5. Swing into Spring with Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  7. 6. The Glass Breakers
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie Gets All the Brakes
    Archie; Bendix Corporation
  9. 8. Hide and Seek!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Oil's Well
    Archie
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