(February 1981)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode:
0271000696502
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Er, Betty's colors are real wild!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
kissing; lipstick; roller skating

Indexer Notes

Vignette above title is from "The Swinger."

M.V.P. Spree (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Svenson; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Nancy
Synopsis:
When the lights go out at the football game that will determine the MVP for the year, Svenson fixes them and gets the award.

Do You Remember? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Mr. Jinx

["What are you two doing?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Montana

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Corny Miller

I Wish! I Wish! (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

The Swinger (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as Willy Y.]

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets stressed out when he has the house to himself for the weekend and the whole gang decides to visit.

Letter Perfect (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee convinces Archie and Jughead to reject the free advertising that companies receive by putting their logos on clothes and tires.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (with black hair and Jughead's beanie); Jughead Jones (with Archie's hair)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Lori-Ann B., West Portal, NJ about horses and Bill H., Maple Falls, WA about the gang's characterizations backwards.

Paint By Numbers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Elsie; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie helps Mr. Lodge see through a phony painting salesman.

What Good Taste (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Er, Betty's colors are real wild!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. M.V.P. Spree
    Archie
  3. 2. Do You Remember?
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["What are you two doing?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. I Wish! I Wish!
    Archie
  6. 5. The Swinger
    Archie
  7. 6. Letter Perfect
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. Paint By Numbers
    Archie
  10. 9. What Good Taste
    Josie; Hostess
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