(July 1967)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard H. Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Man! I could dance like this forever!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
dancing; minidresses; miniskirts; music

Racket Romance (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; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie causes great pain to Archie during a game of mixed doubles tennis.

Choice Advice From Jughead (Table of Contents)

Jughead / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Souphead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead and his cousin Souphead are standing outside a bike shop. Souphead tells Jughead that he can't decide what kind of new bike he wants, and that he can't decide if he wants a Bendix coaster brake, or a Bendix 2-speed Automatic - or maybe a lightweight bike with the new Bendix Torpedo three-speed. Jughead agrees that it's a tough choice, but tells his cousin to be sure of one thing - no matter what bike he gets, it'll be a better bike with a Bendix brake.

Low Cost Overhead! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 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 decides to hold an art show along the sidewalk in the neighborhood. She sets up her paintings and puts up a sign saying "Genuine original paintings by Li'l Jinx", with prices above each of the four paintings. After a while, she notices raindrops, picks up her paintings and runs home, using one of the paintings as an umbrella of sorts.

Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Archie are dancing at a local restaurant. Veronica tells Archie to dance with Betty now while she goes to put more money in the jukebox. Archie, exhausted from all the dancing, says that he didn't realize he made dates with both of them for the same night. Betty says "You made it, so make the best of it! Keep dancing!"

Safe Unsound (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; J.P. [Hiram] Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie offers to help Mr. Lodge improve the security system in his house.

Indexer Notes

In this comic, Mr. Lodge is known as "J.P." (as evidenced by the plaque outside his house saying "J.P. Lodge Estate"). At some point he officially became known as Hiram, but he was commonly known as J.P. in earlier Archie comics.

[The Fun One!] (Table of Contents)

Archie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
An ad offering readers a free, giant-size, full-color pinup of The Archies when they ordered Archie Annual #19 for 25 cents.

Indexer Notes

Archie Annual was part of the "Giant" series. Offer never expired. No credits given, but artwork matches that found in the previous stories in this book.

The Sign (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee tries to find out who wrote "Reggie is a Rat Fink" on the school wall. Was it Archie, who is removing the sign? Did Reggie do it to frame Archie? And what's with this new sign, "Betty Has Bleached Hair?"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Shamkin; Judy Taylor; Dave Sundin; Charles A. Wintermeyer, Jr.
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The regular feature that showcases winning articles from Archie Club Members. This month's winners are Walter Shamkin from Jackson Heights, New York [$5 First Prize for his article about his hobby of collecting autographs from football and baseball players]; Judy Taylor of Westminster, Colorado [$4 Second Prize for her article about the time she and a friend explored a deserted house]; Dave Sundin from Woodville, Texas [$2 Third Prize for his article about his trips to Big Bend National Park, Austin and Odessa] and Charles A. Wintermeyer Junior from the US Air Force base in Wiesbaden, Germany (APO New York) [$1 Fourth Prize for his article on his travels as the son of a Lt. Colonel in the Air Force]

Indexer Notes

First page contains the First- and Second-prize articles, and half of the Third-prize article. The second page contains the second half of the Third-prize article, the Fourth-prize article and an offer to join the Archie Club for 20 cents.

The Big Spender (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Ruth ?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; un-named insurance saleswoman
Synopsis:
Veronica demands Archie get a job, and then thinks he's getting revenge for her harsh words by two-timing her with another girl.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Man! I could dance like this forever!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Racket Romance
    Archie
  3. 2. Choice Advice From Jughead
    Jughead
  4. 3. Low Cost Overhead!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Pin-Up
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Safe Unsound
    Archie
  7. 6. [The Fun One!]
    Archie
  8. 7. The Sign
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. The Big Spender
    Archie
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