(July 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:
02710006965207
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

["One gallon of gas can take me a hundred miles from here!"] (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; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Keywords:
motor scooters

["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.

Flight of the Bumble (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Tug; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Betty takes a rare bird to school for her talk on birds. Archie is practicing swimming when the bird escapes and he ends up running through the school in swim trunks, mask, and fins, chasing the bird with a net and causing Mr. Weatherbee to doubt Archie's sanity.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bird; net; psychiatric treatment; swim fins; swim mask; swimming

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.

Archie Math-a-Madness (Table of Contents)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle involving numbered letters.

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.

Not-So-Gory Story (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis:
Sabrina reads a book that's supposed to be scary, but it can't match her normal home life.
Keywords:
books; monsters

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.)

Cooking Up a Story (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; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie's father is confused when Archie takes up cooking and Betty is the town's best car mechanic.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cooking; mechanic

Archie's Modern Art Fashions (Table of Contents)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Keywords:
modern art

Indexer Notes

Fashions and concept by Ann Drewry (Raleigh, N.C.).

Be a Big-Orange-Big-Shot with Tang (Table of Contents)

Tang; General Foods / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Tang-related merchandise with mail-in coupon. Items cost from $1.25 to $10.00.

My Place or Yours (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 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; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo)
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge thinks it would be a good idea if Archie hosted a party as a change of pace. Archie agrees without asking his parents and is unsure how they will react.
Keywords:
party

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:
?

Indexer Notes

First prize of $6.00 to Miranda Garza (Madison, Wis.) for article about cats. Second prize of $4.00 to Luis Cortes (Camden, N.J.) for describing a class project where they wrote to a class in another country.

Gee, Ma, I Wanna Stay Home! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Nate Butler (credited)
Pencils:
Nate Butler (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Weatherbee's mother
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee doesn't want to go to school.

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.

Oui, Mon Ami (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica is impressed by a Frenchman her father brought home to dinner. Archie decides to take a class in French to impress Veronica, but when he becomes fluent in French, Veronica is now impressed by an Italian from the Rome office.
Keywords:
French; Italian

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)

Archie; 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. ["One gallon of gas can take me a hundred miles from here!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Let Oreo cookies put you in the Mickey Mouse Club!"]
    Oreo Cookies; Nabisco
  3. 2. Flight of the Bumble
    Archie
  4. 3. Solve the Kool-Aid Caper
    Kool-Aid Man; Kool-Aid
  5. 4. Archie Math-a-Madness
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  6. 5. Step Right Up!
    Archie's Checklist
  7. 6. Not-So-Gory Story
    Sabrina
  8. 7. The World's Greatest Rock 'n Roll Catalog!
    Musicade
  9. 8. Cooking Up a Story
    Archie
  10. 9. Archie's Modern Art Fashions
    Archie
  11. 10. Be a Big-Orange-Big-Shot with Tang
    Tang; General Foods
  12. 11. My Place or Yours
    Archie
  13. 12. 7 Gigantic Dinosaurs
    Hubbard House
  14. 13. Double Your Fun!
    Archie Digests
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  16. 15. Gee, Ma, I Wanna Stay Home!
    Archie
  17. 16. Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club
    Archie Fan Club
  18. 17. Oui, Mon Ami
    Archie
  19. 18. Subscribe and Save $1.75
    Archie Digests
  20. 19. You Don't Need Drugs...
    Archie; Say "No" to Drugs
  21. 20. Packs of Fun for Everyone!
    M & Ms; Mars
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