(July 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:
?
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:
Was Ongoing Series

["This model auto is so authentic it behaves like a real car!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Samm Schwartz; Harry Lucey (figures of Betty and Archie at the top of the cover)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
plastic models

Woman Scorned (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; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
When Archie breaks a date with Betty again, she snaps and decides to murder him. After Betty makes several attempts on Archie's life, involving falling trees and wagons full of bricks, Jughead suggests that Archie try to pacify her.
Reprints:
Keywords:
boomerang; goldfish bowl; iron; ironing board

Getting Arty! (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
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx practices her art by adding facial features to both posters around town and pictures in the museum.
Reprints:
Keywords:
graffiti; modern art; museum; posters

Hip Quips (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Big Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Gag 1: Big Ethel and her date go to Lover's Lane. Gag 2: Archie and Reggie love watching Veronica bowl. Gag 3: Archie tells Veronica he's not good enough for her and she agrees.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bowling; lovers lane

Indexer Notes

This page is a series of 3 two-panel gags.

Bully For You (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; Big Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats gets Big Moose to let Archie throw him a few times in wrestling to help boost Archie's confidence in the sport. Flush with his success, Archie goes around the school throwing everyone he meets. Then it's up to the Coach and Moose to take Archie down a peg.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bullying; wrestling

The Giant of Them All Is Still the Greatest Buy in Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Couch Coach (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Dr. Olof R. Ocker (a psychiatrist); Smithers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge's psychiatrist wants to meet the root of his frustrations, namely Archie. But when they meet, Archie ends up helping Dr. Ocker with some childhood issues.
Reprints:
Keywords:
psychiatry

[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 Patsy Merchant (Pittsburgh, Pa.) for article on living in different places due to her father being in the Navy. Second prize of $3.00 to Mona Rusk (Richmond, Calif.) for article on her European vacation. Third prize of $2.00 to Jerry Perry (Rosepine, La.) for article on diving. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Dene Johnson (Houston, Texas) for a poem.

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

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

Who Me? (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; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Both Archie and Veronica try to figure out what she sees in him without success.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dandelion; mirror; tennis; vanity
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This model auto is so authentic it behaves like a real car!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Woman Scorned
    Archie
  3. 2. Getting Arty!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Hip Quips
    Archie and the Gang
  5. 4. Bully For You
    Archie
  6. 5. The Giant of Them All Is Still the Greatest Buy in Comics!
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. Couch Coach
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Who Me?
    Archie
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