(September 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

["Tsk! Tsk! The world's in a mess!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
beachballs; beaches; newspapers; reading; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #26

The Wrong End (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
After Reggie soaks him with a water balloon, Archie has to wear Veronica's negligee while waiting for his clothes to dry.
Keywords:
negligee; water balloon

["What gift are you going to get this time, Andy?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Old Finger! (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 takes up finger-painting.
Keywords:
finger-painting

The Umbrella Man (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A girl with the same beach umbrella as Betty's sets of a series of misunderstandings that get Archie in trouble with two jealous boyfriends.
Keywords:
beach; beach ball; harpoon gun; skin diving; umbrella

["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Archie Annual / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for Archie Annual #17 with mail-in coupon. Cost is 25 cents with free bonus of 1966 Archie Pin-up Calendar. Cover is depicted along with calendar and probable clip-art head shots of the Archie characters. Appears between pages four and five of "The Umbrella Man."

Well Worth Digging For... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

How's Trix?; Trix Rabbit / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

["This might be your life"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Life with Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Push Button (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; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Veronica covers everything in her house, including the floors, with a wax spray that makes things look shiny, but also makes them extremely slippery.
Keywords:
aerosol can; golf shoes; wax

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

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

The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cuckoo Bird; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[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 Beth Martin (Shreveport, La.) for article on "Famous Women in History." Second prize of $3.00 to Robin Forman (Carle Place, N.Y.) for a poem. Third prize of $2.00 to Michael Charness (Torrance, Calif.) for article on whittling. Fourth prize of $1.00 to George Scott for article on the American Bald Eagle. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Mae Padgett (Richmond, Va.) for article on raccoons.

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

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

Off the Hook (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; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The girls bother Archie while he's fishing. When he shoos them away, they take it up on their own.
Keywords:
fishing; wading

["Now rainy days can be fun days!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Tsk! Tsk! The world's in a mess!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Wrong End
    Archie
  3. 2. ["What gift are you going to get this time, Andy?"]
    The Adventures of Patty & Andy, The Popsicle Twins; Popsicle
  4. 3. Old Finger!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. The Umbrella Man
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  7. 6. The Giant of Them All Is Still the Greatest Buy in Comics!
    Archie Annual
  8. 7. Well Worth Digging For...
    How's Trix?; Trix Rabbit
  9. 8. ["This might be your life"]
    Life with Archie
  10. 9. Push Button
    Archie
  11. 10. Archie Gets All the Brakes
    Archie; Bendix Corporation
  12. 11. The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up!
    Cuckoo Bird; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  15. 14. Off the Hook
    Archie
  16. 15. ["Now rainy days can be fun days!"]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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