(March 1977)

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

["Archie, you were supposed to bring something twenty years old"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie is dating a twenty year-old.
Keywords:
hula-hoops; leather jackets; nostalgia; televisions

Indexer Notes

Appropriately for a '50s nostalgia party, Archie is wearing his classic outfit with the bow tie and checkered pants (though they are mistakenly colored blue instead of the original orange).

The Inferior Decorators (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
The day before Veronica's living room is due to be re-decorated, Archie gets Mr. Lodge's permission to throw a "graffiti party," where everyone is free to paint messages that will be covered up by the new paint job.

Indexer Notes

One of the messages on the wall is "Rudy Loves Mary," referring to inker Rudy Lapick and his wife. Other names include "Vic" (art director Victor Gorelick) and "Barry Baby" (colorist Barry Grossman).

It's a Ball (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Slim
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats desperately wants a tall new student for the basketball team, but the boy is only interested in poetry.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed against the credits printed in Archie's Double Digest (Archie, 1984 series) #233.

Bills Can Be Beautiful (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred won't give Archie more money because first priority is paying the bills. But Fred is late paying the electric bill, and the lights go out just as Archie and Veronica are sitting on the couch together.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits changed to match the credits printed in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #236.

Instant Reaction (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie makes an old-fashioned silent comedy film, and the girls supply lots of custard pies for the big slapstick scene.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, you were supposed to bring something twenty years old"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Inferior Decorators
    Archie
  3. 2. It's a Ball
    Archie
  4. 3. Bills Can Be Beautiful
    Archie
  5. 4. Instant Reaction
    Archie
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