(October 1987)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year, 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:
027100069652 10
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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

Issue Notes

Keywords:
anniversary issues

["Archie! I hear you just lost your surfboard!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
beaches; radios; surfboards; surfing; swimsuits

["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; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
You don't need drugs ...to enjoy music! ...to play sports! ...to just feel great!

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Part of "You have choice!! Say "No" to drugs!" series.

Fan Club (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 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; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
On a hot day, Archie has a portable fan invented by Dilton Doiley, using the case from a broken camera for the fan and the camera case to hold the battery. Reggie is not impressed, until Archie uses the battery case to knock out a thug who snatched the fan, thinking it was a camera.
Reprints:
Keywords:
battery; camera; invention; portable fan

["Step right up!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Double your fun!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Double Digests / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Discount 32 page comic subscriptions!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Meet the Stars (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The New Archies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Vacation Spell (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda (on video)
Synopsis:
Sabrina is on a vacation, but Aunt Hilda sends her videotapes with lessons on spells and making witches' brew.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beach; surfboard; television; vacation; videotape

The Source (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie wants to give Betty a small gift for helping him with his car, but is afraid that will make Veronica jealous. Jughead suggests buying each one a gift. Betty appreciates the gift, but Veronica is suspicious and wonders what Archie has been up to.
Reprints:
Keywords:
advice; gift; jealousy; suspicion

What's New? The New Archies on NBC TV That's What! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The New Archies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Brave New World! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
After coming to the beach alone, Archie dreams of defeating a bully, saving a girl from drowning, and trashing the bully (again), along with his friends.
Keywords:
beach; bully; dream; drowning; kissing

Subscribe and save $1.75 on each five-issue subscription! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

First prize of $6.00 to Gabriella Brown (Chicago, Ill.) for essay on genies. Second prize of $4.00 to George Gesouras (Reynoldsburg, Ohio) for article on soccer.

Archie's Fashions for a Day! (Table of Contents)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie in "hangin' out, disco dude, casual stroll, working (musician), and surfing outfits.
Keywords:
disco; guitar; surfing

Indexer Notes

Fashions and concept by Leonard Inello (Scarsdale, N.Y.)

["Fans!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Sail Tale (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; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie is practicing sailboarding in order to make Mr. Lodge's sailboard team for a trip to Hawaii. Reggie tricks Archie into thinking sailboarding is easy, but when Archie tries it, his clumsy antics turn out to be just what Mr. Lodge was looking for to add to his team.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beach; sailboarding; sand castle
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie! I hear you just lost your surfboard!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["You don't need drugs..."]
    Archie; Say "No" to Drugs!
  3. 2. Fan Club
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Step right up!"]
    Archie's Checklist
  5. 4. ["Double your fun!"]
    Archie Double Digests
  6. 5. ["Discount 32 page comic subscriptions!"]
    Archie Comics
  7. 6. Meet the Stars
    The New Archies
  8. 7. Vacation Spell
    Sabrina
  9. 8. The Source
    Archie
  10. 9. What's New? The New Archies on NBC TV That's What!
    The New Archies
  11. 10. Brave New World!
    Archie
  12. 11. Subscribe and save $1.75 on each five-issue subscription!
    Archie Comics
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  14. 13. Archie's Fashions for a Day!
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Fans!"]
    Archie Fan Club
  16. 15. Sail Tale
    Archie
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