(June 1987)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year in Jan., March, May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
02710006965206
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's stunts defy the law of gravity!"] (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 Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Keywords:
bicycles

["Let Oreo cookies put you in the Mickey Mouse Club!"] (Table of Contents)

Oreo Cookies; Nabisco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mickey Mouse

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Mail-in coupon for $2.00 off membership in the Mickey Mouse Club with a brand seal from Oreo cookies.

This Is the Life (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica are relaxing in the Lodge's new indoor pool, which features an underwater door to the outdoor pool. As Archie and Veronica leave, Mr. Lodge comes to use the pool and Archie accidentally flips the switch that opens the door to the empty outdoor pool, sending Mr. Lodge outside into freezing weather.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fireplace; swimming pool

Solve the Kool-Aid Caper (Table of Contents)

Kool-Aid Man; Kool-Aid / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Kool-Aid Man

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Kool-Aid Caper Sweepstakes" with clues in Archie's "The Adventures of Kool-Aid Man" comic book. Mail-in coupon for free copy of the comic book for 12 Kool-Aid proof-of-purchase points to P.O. Box 5901, Kankakee, IL 60902.

The World's Greatest Rock 'n Roll Catalog! (Table of Contents)

Musicade / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

All-text ad with lists of rock music-oriented items like t-shirts, posters, button, key chains, etc. available from P.O. Box 888292 ?, San Diego, CA 92108. (The print on the address is barely legible.)

Moose's Riddle Stumpers (Table of Contents)

Moose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Riddles that have to be solved by using a letter code.

Fatt Heads (Table of Contents)

Pineapple / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for stickers from Pineapple, P.O. Box 69, Buffalo, NY 14222.

Slight Adjustment (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie, Betty, and Jughead come over to see Mr. Lodge's new home computer. Left alone with it, Archie manages to tweak an executive search program so that he is the only qualified candidate. Mr. Lodge's personnel department takes the recommendation at face value and hires Archie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
home computers; personnel department

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 for subscriptions to regular-size Archie comics, with Archie dressed as a mail carrier. Six issues for $3.00.

Love Sick and Snow-Blind (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Kujava (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Smithers the butler
Synopsis:
Archie battles a blizzard to get to Veronica's house, only to find that she and her family have gone to the Bahamas to escape the bad weather.
Keywords:
blizzard; snow

7 Gigantic Dinosaurs (Table of Contents)

Hubbard House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for "gigantic" inflatable toy dinosaurs that are 24 inches tall. Set of seven for $2.98 plus $1.00 shipping and handling. From Hubbard House, 3015 N Ocean Blvd, Suite 110, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308.

Double Your Fun! (Table of Contents)

Archie Digests / 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 for subscriptions to Archie's Double Digest and Betty and Veronica's Double Digest. Six issues for $10.00.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Veronica Lodge (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $6.00 to Jill Rubin (Long Beach, N.Y.) for a poem about Archie comics. Second prize of $4.00 to Elliot Jackson (Laredo, Texas) for article on Halley's Comet.

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

Mail-in coupon with list of next month's Archie titles available from the publisher at two issues for $1.00. Ad has a circus theme.

Book Banter (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina
Synopsis:
Sabrina uses her powers as a witch to locate a book in the library.
Keywords:
library; magic

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 for membership in the Archie Fan Club for $3.00 with mail-in coupon.

The Big Stall (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie keeps finding ways to put off doing his homework composition.
Reprints:
Keywords:
basketball; bubble gum cards; homework; telephone; typewriter

Subscribe and Save $1.75 (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. Eight titles listed on mail-in coupon.

You Don't Need Drugs... (Table of Contents)

Say "No" to Drugs / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
You don't need drugs to: deal with stress; to enjoy a party; to be a winner!
Keywords:
drugs

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Part of "Say 'No' to Drugs!" campaign.

Packs of Fun for Everyone! (Table of Contents)

M & Ms; Mars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for M & Ms candy.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie's stunts defy the law of gravity!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Let Oreo cookies put you in the Mickey Mouse Club!"]
    Oreo Cookies; Nabisco
  3. 2. This Is the Life
    Archie
  4. 3. Solve the Kool-Aid Caper
    Kool-Aid Man; Kool-Aid
  5. 4. The World's Greatest Rock 'n Roll Catalog!
    Musicade
  6. 5. Moose's Riddle Stumpers
    Moose
  7. 6. Fatt Heads
    Pineapple
  8. 7. Slight Adjustment
    Archie
  9. 8. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions
    Archie Comics
  10. 9. Love Sick and Snow-Blind
    Archie
  11. 10. 7 Gigantic Dinosaurs
    Hubbard House
  12. 11. Double Your Fun!
    Archie Digests
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  14. 13. Step Right Up!
    Archie's Checklist
  15. 14. Book Banter
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  16. 15. Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club
    Archie Fan Club
  17. 16. The Big Stall
    Archie
  18. 17. Subscribe and Save $1.75
    Archie Digests
  19. 18. You Don't Need Drugs...
    Say "No" to Drugs
  20. 19. Packs of Fun for Everyone!
    M & Ms; Mars
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