(November 1973)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Feb., March, April, June, July, August, Sept., Nov., and Dec.
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 Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["I like 'em to be at least six feet high!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis:
Reggie talks about ocean waves, but Archie talks about girls.
Keywords:
beaches; surfboards; surfing; swimsuits

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for sales people for cards.
On inside front cover.

The All-Time Champ (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Vance Horton
Synopsis:
The girls ignore Archie because they are obsessed with the handsome new lifeguard at the beach.

["We were 20 points down with 2 minutes to go..."] (Table of Contents)

Sears; Converse / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
unnamed boy; Otto (dog)
Synopsis:
A boy is day-dreaming about how he'll win a basketball game in his new The Winner shoes.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic story form for shoes by Converse sold only at Sears.

The Little Helper! (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; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx can't go out and play with Greg because she has to help her dad with her homework.

Pass This Test and You May Earn $300 (Table of Contents)

Sunshine Art Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for sales people for cards.

Daredevil Stunts - Wild Action! (Table of Contents)

Turbo Tower of Power / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for the Turbo Tower of Power toys from Kenner.

Tennis Nut (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Claiming that he's become a tennis expert, Archie asks to team with Veronica against Reggie and Betty in a game of mixed doubles.
Reprints:
Keywords:
tennis

Indexer Notes

No credits in this issue.
When reprinted in Archie & Friends Double Digest, writing is credited to Frank Doyle and inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Make Money and Earn Prizes! (Table of Contents)

Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for sales people for cards.

One Coat Covers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
drama; humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie offers to help Jughead paint his church. Fred realizes that painting your friend's church is a more important test of charity than painting your own.

The Free Spirit Spyder (Table of Contents)

Sears / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for a Spyder bicycle available only at Sears.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Susan Barossi (Jackson Heights, NY) and Dale Florge (Scar, Ontario, Canada), along with Archie Club membership form and Archie Montage Contest entry form.

Reward $11,750.00 (Table of Contents)

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for coin dealer. 1804 Liberty silver dollar pictured.

Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents)

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Sea-Monkeys from Transcience Corporation.

Play It Cool (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Eustace; Eustace's parents
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica see a little boy cooling off with a fire hydrant, and decide to take pity on him and treat him to some luxury.

Indexer Notes

Eustace's shirt color changes from pink to purple in the last page.

14 Ways to Help You Earn More Money (Table of Contents)

ICS / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for technical career training.
Second page is on inside back cover.

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents)

Cheerful House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for sales people for cards.
On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I like 'em to be at least six feet high!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  3. 2. The All-Time Champ
    Archie
  4. 3. ["We were 20 points down with 2 minutes to go..."]
    Sears; Converse
  5. 4. The Little Helper!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Pass This Test and You May Earn $300
    Sunshine Art Studios, Inc.
  7. 6. Daredevil Stunts - Wild Action!
    Turbo Tower of Power
  8. 7. Tennis Nut
    Archie
  9. 8. Make Money and Earn Prizes!
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
  10. 9. One Coat Covers
    Archie
  11. 10. The Free Spirit Spyder
    Sears
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  13. 12. Reward $11,750.00
    Best Values Co.
  14. 13. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  15. 14. Play It Cool
    Archie
  16. 15. 14 Ways to Help You Earn More Money
    ICS
  17. 16. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful House
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