(November 1976)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

No credits at all. No writers, inkers, letterers, etc. listed.


["Archie, I just had the wind knocked out of my sails!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
kissing; motorboats; sailboards; swimsuits

Early Worms Get The Bird (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Veronica; Betty
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead show up at the beach before sunrise to see the beautiful sight and get the best spot on the beach. They then take a nap, sleeping through the entire day, even while Veronica and Betty play volleyball over the top of them. They wake up after all have left the beach wondering if this was the shortest day of the year.

Dip Quip (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica
Synopsis:
Archie tells Veronica that he's going to go swimming by a gorgeous redhead in the water. Veronica gets mad at him for daring to say that while with her. You'll have to read the story to get the punchline!
Reprints:

Josie Eats Her Words (Table of Contents)

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Josie; Valerie
Synopsis:
Josie and Valerie go to see a guru. Valerie doesn't trust him but Josie wants her meditation word and needs to speak to him. Of course her meditation words are 'Hostess Cup Cake.'

Indexer Notes

Full page advertisement for Hostess Cup Cakes.

Stairs in Your Eyes (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx's Pal Greg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx asks Greg how he broke his arm. He asks her if she sees those stairs over there and she says yes. He says he didn't.

Indexer Notes

No production notes at all. No writers, inkers, letterers, etc. listed. Credits confirmed by Jim Amash (01/2007) and the Who's Who Project.

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bob Montana

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Archie's Dad; Betty; Archie's Mom
Synopsis:
Gag #1: Archie runs into his father at a rummage sale, where he is carrying a lamp. His dad states it is a bargain and has Archie carry it into the house to surprise his Mom. She asks why he hasn't taken the lamp to the rummage sale yet.
Gag #2: Archie comes home from the ice cream shop. His dad asks what took so long and he says that Veronica was there and that the ice cream is in the freezer. His mother says the container is a block of frozen water and they notice the goldfish in there. Archie laughs when he thinks of Veronica dumping the ice cream into the fish tank.

Indexer Notes

Two daily newspaper strips with color added.

It's a Racket (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie's Dad; Archie; Little Girl; Little Boy; Reggie; Charlie; Little Sister
Synopsis:
Archie goes out to play tennis with Reggie. He runs into a little girl whose cat is caught in a tree. Archie uses his tennis racket to save the cat. Then he runs into a little boy who lost his yo-yo in a mud pit. Archie uses his racket to get it out and spray it off with a hose. Then when he and Reggie do finally get onto the court, Charlie shows up with an ice cream cone. His little sister tries to force a lick off the cone and it goes flying. Archie thinks it is a sneak serve by Reg and smacks it, getting ice cream all over himself. He goes home to get cleaned off.

Summer Bummer (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are missing Betty and Veronica. Jughead mentions that TV is just summer replacements. Then Archie sees a blond on the beach and says that's just what he needs is a summer replacement.

Swan Song (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie wants to make the diving team and is practicing at Veronica's home. While he is warming up, Smithers takes Veronica's father's breakfast to poolside (not knowing Archie is there). Archie does a swan dive/belly flop, splashing water all over the meal before her dad gets there. When dad notices that there's water everywhere, they notice Archie splashing with his dives and they chase him off the property.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Archie club members can send in their stories for cash and printing. Also, an application for membership to the Archie Club.

Indexer Notes

No production notes at all. No writers, inkers, letterers, etc. listed.

Risky Rescue (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Lifeguards; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie becomes a lifeguard and takes it to heart when the lead guard tells all of them that talking to pretty girls while on duty can lead to someone drowning.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #241, inks are credited to Rudy Lapick.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, I just had the wind knocked out of my sails!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Early Worms Get The Bird
    Archie
  3. 2. Dip Quip
    Archie
  4. 3. Josie Eats Her Words
    Josie; Hostess
  5. 4. Stairs in Your Eyes
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Greg
  6. 5. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  7. 6. It's a Racket
    Archie
  8. 7. Summer Bummer
    Archie
  9. 8. Swan Song
    Archie
  10. 9. Archie Club News
  11. 10. Risky Rescue
    Archie
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