(December 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

["Every time I do the mashed potato with Archie..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Keywords:
dancing; jukeboxes; music; Pop's Chocklit Shoppe; the Mashed Potato (dance)

Barbelles (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; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Sandy Wood
Synopsis:
Archie shows off his ability to lift barbells. The girls play a trick on him by having some weight plates made of light wood.
Keywords:
barbells; practical joke; weight-lifting

["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Dig This, Gang"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Book Banter (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; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead find a book of magic spells in the library, and unknown to them, all the spells affect Reggie.
Keywords:
library; magic spells; super-strength

Book Learning! (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; Gigi
Synopsis:
Jinx uses a heavy dictionary to crack walnuts.
Keywords:
dictionary; walnuts

The Payoff (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; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead go outside, but still manage to ruin Fred's day.
Keywords:
axe; cigar; garden hose; nap

["When It's Christmas"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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 Joe Smith (Alexandria, La.) for article about encountering snakes while fishing. Second prize of $3.00 to Eileen Paul (Whittier, Calif.) for article on witchcraft. Third prize to Chris Adamski (Linden, N. J.) for article on Helen Keller. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Diane Miller (Smyrna, Del.) for article on bighorn sheep. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Lillie Houston (Memphis, Tenn.) for article on the walrus.

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

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

Mysto Mess (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
Synopsis:
Archie becomes the fortune-teller "The Great Mysto" to entertain at a charity party. While practicing, he manages to upset Mr. Lodge with everything he predicts.
Keywords:
fortune-telling; golf balls; newspaper; stock market; turban
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Every time I do the mashed potato with Archie..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. Barbelles
    Archie
  3. 2. ["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  4. 3. ["Dig This, Gang"]
    Archie; Bendix
  5. 4. Book Banter
    Archie
  6. 5. Book Learning!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. The Payoff
    Archie
  8. 7. ["When It's Christmas"]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Mysto Mess
    Archie
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