(April 1969)

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
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["What's new, Archie?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
fashion; newspapers

Indexer Notes

Among the headlines on Archie's shirt are "Victor Gets Big Bonus," referring to Archie art director Victor Gorelick, and "Grossman Gets Divorce," referring to colorist Barry Grossman.

If the Spirit Moves You (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
The Archies hold a seance.
Reprints:

Archie Club News (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Archie news reports from John A. Hayes, Clare Bascter, Diana Tonas, Donna Polman, Terry Stone and Sallie King.

The Masked Marvel (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; George; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie puts on a ski mask to avoid being seen carrying Veronica's packages. Reggie has Archie taken out of commission so he can disguise himself as Archie.

Indexer Notes

Reggie refers to "Laugh-In humor" after a corny joke, a reference to the then-popular TV comedy show.

[Betty and Veronica Spectacular #162] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge]

Where's Miss Muffet? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jack Murphy; Jill Carney; Jughead Jones; Principal Waldo Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A boy named Jack and a girl named Jill are sent to fetch a pail of water from the top of a hill near Riverdale High.

Up, Up and Away... (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
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

The Rebel (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews: Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie's dad sends him to his room for talking back, and Archie tries to escape.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What's new, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. If the Spirit Moves You
    Archie
  3. 2. Archie Club News
    Archie Club News
  4. 3. The Masked Marvel
    Archie
  5. 4. [Betty and Veronica Spectacular #162]
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Where's Miss Muffet?
    Archie
  7. 6. Up, Up and Away...
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. The Rebel
    Archie
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