(August 1966)

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:
Ongoing Series

["Stop rattling so much, Veronica..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Reprints:
Keywords:
dancing; jewelry; music

The Printed Word (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:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Mr. Weatherbee; Ms. Grundy
Synopsis:
Betty receives a wedding invitation for Archie and Veronica. The year's top athletes list is posted and Reggie isn't on it, but Dilton is lettering in football. Mr. Lodge receives a notice that his property has been condemned to make way for a super highway. Reporters question Mr. Weatherbee about a notice they received about his upcoming retirement and his idea to turn the school administration over to a select group of students. Ms. Grundy thanks Mr. Weatherbee for offering to give teachers a raise out of his pocket per a notice on the bulletin board. But where is Archie during all of this?
Keywords:
crying; invitation; printing press; protest; reporters; telephone

Do's & Don'ts (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; Li'l Jinx's father [Hap Holliday]
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx asks to go out to play when someone accuses her of being scared.
Keywords:
argument; telephone

["Ronnie, did you know that dancers run in my family?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
The kids are at a dance.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dancing; guitar; rock music

The Perfect Fool (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Victor Gorelick

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis:
When Reggie claims he's perfect, Archie and the gang put him to the test.
Reprints:
Keywords:
conceit; football; jealousy

Two Giants (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Sport Report (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie is determined to win the school's outstanding athlete award at any cost.
Keywords:
baseball; cement; football; pole vault; sabotage; track and field; trophy

Archie Brakes Up an Argument! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix Corporation / 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 Jimmie Bucci (N. Tarrytown, N.Y.) for article on a trip to Ireland. Second prize of $3.00 to Dean Brownfield (Le Roy, Kan.) for article on his dogs. Third prize of $2.00 to Linda Geddie (Gustina, Calif.) for account of getting caught in the rain after buying Archie comics. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Debbie Knight (Sherboro, Mass.) for article on herself.

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

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

Moving Target (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie accidently causes physical pain to everyone while remaining unscathed himself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
broken hand; spiked fence; vase

Indexer Notes

In a departure from the usual slapstick violence, the pain caused here is depicted more realistically.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Stop rattling so much, Veronica..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Printed Word
    Archie
  3. 2. Do's & Don'ts
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["Ronnie, did you know that dancers run in my family?"]
    Archie Pin-Up
  5. 4. The Perfect Fool
    Archie
  6. 5. Two Giants
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. Sport Report
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie Brakes Up an Argument!
    Archie; Bendix Corporation
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Moving Target
    Archie
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