(September 1986)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode:
02710006965209
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Archie, I could go for a chicken dinner!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrew; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
amusement parks; dogs; food; wieners

["We want you to join..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie; The Campaign for a Smoke-Free America / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones, Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
anti-smoking

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Anti-smoking message by Archie Comics and the American Cancer Society

It's a Mess (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo [as James DeCarlo] (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie's father tells him to clean up his room before he can go on his date with Veronica. He results to the old trick of filling his closet to the bursting point, but then gets distracted by old photos and a video game.
Reprints:
Keywords:
closet; guitar; photographs; video games

Indexer Notes

Archie has a box of comic books in his room. In the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest #25, the script is mis-credited to George Gladir.

Everyone's Bonked Out by New Chewy Chocolate Bonkers! (Table of Contents)

Bonkers! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Bonkers! candy by Nabisco.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Club News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $6.00 to Bill Brown (San Jose, Calif.) for an article on wrestling. Second prize of $4.00 to Geeta Bhat (Ogsdensburg, N.Y.) for an article on books.

Archie Annual Is Number One!! (Table of Contents)

Archie Annual Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy (cameo); Mr. Weatherbee (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Archie Annual Digest #49, with cover depicted and a mail-in coupon. Promo has a parade theme.

Nifty Fifties (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Ambrose; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Sabrina is invited to Aunt Hilda's "Fifties" party, but Hilda means the 1650s, not the 1950s.
Keywords:
costume party

Subscribe and Get One Issue Free! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie digests. Five issues for $5.00.

Everyone into the Pool!! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo [as James DeCarlo] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo); Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
On hearing that Archie has a new swimming pool, the whole gang descends on Archie's house to fill his small above-ground pool. Meanwhile, Veronica takes Archie's father, Archie and Jughead back to her pool, where they can swim in peace.
Reprints:
Keywords:
swimming pool

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from reprint in World of Archie Double Digest #40 reprint. The reprint mis-credits the story to Frank Doyle, pencils to Dan DeCarlo, and inks to Rudy Lapick.

Step Right Up! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Promo with mail-in coupon for buying individual issues of Archie titles. Two issues for $1.00. Promo has a circus theme.

Save! Subscribe! And Get 1 Free! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Double Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie's Double Digest. Six issues for the price of five ($10.00).

400 Stickers and More $4.00 (Table of Contents)

Pineapple Kids Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for 400 stickers and album for $4.00 from Pineapple Kids Club, P.O. Box 69, Buffalo, N.Y. 14222.

Hold the Phone (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. [as D. DeCarlo Jr] (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo [as J. DeCarlo] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie has a fake phone installed in his car so he improve his status. He has trouble when Veronica hitches a ride and expects the phone to work.
Keywords:
car phone

A Steal of a Deal from David (Table of Contents)

David Seed Snacks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
baseball

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for David Seed Snacks featuring a free Rawlings Baseball Superstars poster for ten proofs-of-purchase.

Perfect Order (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo [as James DeCarlo] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is tutoring small children and leaves an envelope of test questions on the hall table. His father has been called in for a tax audit and, of course, takes the wrong envelope.
Reprints:
Keywords:
apples; tax audit; tutoring

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit from the reprint in Archie Double Digest #241. In that reprint the script is mis-credited to Frank Doyle.

Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo with mail-in coupon for memberships in the Archie Fan Club for $3.00. Promo comes after second page of "Perfect Order" story.

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo with mail-in coupon for subscriptions to Archie titles. Six issues for $3.00. Archie is dressed in a mail-carrier's uniform.

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Captain "O"

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards for Olympic Sales Club, Inc., Dept. 86AC6, Enfield, CT 06082.

Johnson Smith Company (Table of Contents)

Johnson Smith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Illustrated ad for various novelties from Johnson Smith Company, Dept. 3506, 4514 19th Ct. E., Bradenton, Fla 34203.

44 Fabulous Bracelets and More for $4.00 (Table of Contents)

Pineapple Kids Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for glow-in-the-dark Neon Ring bracelets from Pineapple Kids Club, P.O. Box 69, Buffalo, N.Y. 14222.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, I could go for a chicken dinner!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["We want you to join..."]
    Archie; The Campaign for a Smoke-Free America
  3. 2. It's a Mess
    Archie
  4. 3. Everyone's Bonked Out by New Chewy Chocolate Bonkers!
    Bonkers!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  6. 5. Archie Annual Is Number One!!
    Archie Annual Digest
  7. 6. Nifty Fifties
    Sabrina
  8. 7. Subscribe and Get One Issue Free!
    Archie Digests
  9. 8. Everyone into the Pool!!
    Archie
  10. 9. Step Right Up!
    Archie's Checklist
  11. 10. Save! Subscribe! And Get 1 Free!
    Archie's Double Digest
  12. 11. 400 Stickers and More $4.00
    Pineapple Kids Club
  13. 12. Hold the Phone
    Archie
  14. 13. A Steal of a Deal from David
    David Seed Snacks
  15. 14. Perfect Order
    Archie
  16. 15. Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club
    Archie Fan Club
  17. 16. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  18. 17. Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  19. 18. Johnson Smith Company
    Johnson Smith Company
  20. 19. 44 Fabulous Bracelets and More for $4.00
    Pineapple Kids Club
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