(June 1969)

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 Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["I've never heard Archie play with such feeling!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
the Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
bands; banjos; drums; fashion; guitars; music

Indexer Notes

In this cover, the Archies still consist of only Archie, Reggie and Jughead. Even after the cartoon series added Betty and Veronica to the band, many stories and covers kept the older configuration due to the long lead time before publication.

Fleeting Fame (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Boots Barker
Synopsis:
Jughead accepts an invitation for the Archies to play at "The Riverboat," thinking it's the swanky New York club. When they realize they've been cheated, Jughead gets rid of another guy who offers a spot on "The Carson Show."

Indexer Notes

This story features the more familiar Archies membership with all five main characters.

Seven Day Itch (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is depressed waiting for Friday to arrive, but he's even more depressed when Friday comes and he goes to a party with Veronica's snooty friends.

Indexer Notes

In the shower, Archie is singing "You're Gonna Hear From Me" by Andre and Dory Previn, from the film INSIDE DAISY CLOVER.

Dumb Animal (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hot Dog; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Hot Dog gets revenge on Veronica for calling him a "dumb dog."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Though Hot Dog acts throughout the story like he's Archie's dog, a line is added about Jughead asking Archie to watch him. This reflects the fact that Hot Dog was originally Archie's dog and became Jughead's.

His Thing (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:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg

Warning! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie has been invited by Veronica to accompany her to an expensive event at the Country Club, and everyone in school runs away from him to avoid giving him a chance to ask for money.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The boy at the bulletin board in the splash panel appears to be a caricature of Lucey's colleague Dan DeCarlo.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I've never heard Archie play with such feeling!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Fleeting Fame
    Archie
  3. 2. Seven Day Itch
    Archie
  4. 3. Dumb Animal
    Archie
  5. 4. His Thing
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Warning!
    Archie
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