(January 1988)

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.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
anniversary issues

["Archie, what goes up, must come down!"] (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; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
books; fashion; reading

["You don't need drugs..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; drama
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Reasons to stay away from drugs.

Out of the Ordinary (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Nate Butler
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Tina; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie tries to dress and act like a punk to impress a punk girl named Tina. Then, Tina tells him that she will date any man with a mohawk. So, Archie wears a mohawk wig to school. Not to be outdone, Reggie gets a real mohawk. Unfortunately, Tina moves away before she can see Reggie's mohawk.
Reprints:
Keywords:
mohawk; punk

["2 for one dollar!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie's Christmas comics.

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

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Offer for 2 of the month's Archie comics for $1.

["Personalized 'sew-on' patches!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advertisement for sew-on patches with your name.

Monster Party (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda

Archie as the Soda Jerk (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Crossword for ice cream flavors.

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

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Archie Double Digests.

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

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Advertisement for subscriptions to the 32 page comic books.

Just Folks (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
James DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
When a folk dance rehearsal ends just before a basketball game, the guys don't have time to change and are forced to play in their folk dancing outfits.
Reprints:
Keywords:
basketball; folk dancing

Indexer Notes

Credits changed to credits listed in Archie & Friends Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #24.

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reports from the members of the Archie Club on using the computer and chewing gum.

["Hang out with us!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie posters.

The Tube Talker (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead make fun of the girls for re-enacting a scene from a soap opera when he and Jughead just re-enacted scenes from a western show.
Keywords:
soap opera; television; western

["Subscribe and save $1.75 on each five-issue subscription!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Advertisement for subscriptions to the Archie digests.

Lucky Loser (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Greg
Synopsis:
Archie thinks he has a lot of problems until he talks to Greg.
Reprints:
Keywords:
troubles

["Fans!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Pop Tate; Ms. Beazly; Svenson; Mr. Lodge (all on pen or notepad except for Archie)
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Archie Fan Club.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie, what goes up, must come down!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["You don't need drugs..."]
    Archie
  3. 2. Out of the Ordinary
    Archie
  4. 3. ["2 for one dollar!"]
    Archie
  5. 4. ["Step right up!"]
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Personalized 'sew-on' patches!"]
    Archie
  7. 6. Monster Party
    Sabrina
  8. 7. Archie as the Soda Jerk
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Double your fun!"]
    Archie
  10. 9. ["Discount 32 page comic subscriptions!"]
    Archie
  11. 10. Just Folks
    Archie
  12. 11. Archie's Club News
    Archie's Club News
  13. 12. ["Hang out with us!"]
    Archie
  14. 13. The Tube Talker
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Subscribe and save $1.75 on each five-issue subscription!"]
    Archie
  16. 15. Lucky Loser
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Fans!"]
    Archie Fan Club
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