(September 1989)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year in Jan., Feb., Mar., Apr., May, 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
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


["Archie had the lifeguard rescue Veronica!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
beaches; lifeguards; swimsuits

Hey! Free Stuff for Honeycomb Hideout Club Members Only! (Table of Contents)

Post Honeycomb / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Illustrated ad with mail-in coupon for Honeycomb Hideout Memberships. $3.00 from P.O. Box 7781, Kankakee, IL 60902.

Take My Son! Please! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie seems to be going through a phase of being accident-prone.
Reprints:
Keywords:
basketball; breakfast cereal

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards for Sales Leadership Club, 45 Warwick Street, Springfield, MA 01102.

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Nancy Woods
Synopsis:
You don't need drugs...to fit in with a group..to have fun at parties...to have a good time with friends...
Keywords:
drugs

Indexer Notes

Part of Say No to Drugs! campaign.

Golf Gaff (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee has a bad day on the golf course. Archie is his caddy, but this time it's not his fault.
Keywords:
golf

Double Your Fun! (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; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

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

3 Issues for $2.00 (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 for buying individual issues of Archie comics. Three issues for $2.00.

On Puns and Needles (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie promises Veronica he'll refrain from making puns for the rest of the day.
Keywords:
beach; puns

Full of Color...Full of Fun! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

Promo for Archie Annual Digest #55, with mail-in coupon. $1.00 postpaid.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Editor's Notebook / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Victor Gorelick explains how a comic story is lettered.

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie comics. Five issues for $3.00. Archie is dressed as a mail carrier.

At Last, My Own Double Digest! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Jughead's Double Digest, with mail-in coupon. Four issues for $6.00.

Paradise Redesigned (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper (daydream); Veronica Lodge (daydream); Pop Tate (daydream); Mrs. Jones (daydream); Mary Andrews (daydream); Moose Mason (daydream); Dilton Doiley (daydream)
Synopsis:
While stuck in a traffic jam, Archie and Jughead imagine escaping civilization to an island in the South Pacific.
Keywords:
daydream; traffic; tropical island

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ellen Leonforte [as El] (signed)
Inks:
Ellen Leonforte [as El] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $6.00 to Debby Feuerman (Great Neck, N.Y.) for article on kid's legal rights. Second prize of $4.00 to Nathan James (Pittsburg, Pa.) for article about his microscope.

Snakes! (Table of Contents)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as RGO] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Word search puzzle featuring the names of snakes.

["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 memberships in the Archie Fan Club for $3.00.

Canoe Dance (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie have a canoe race to decide who gets to take Veronica to the camp dance contest.
Keywords:
canoe; summer camp

[Prizes or Cash] (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain "O"

Indexer Notes

Ad for selling greeting cards for Olympic Sales Club, Inc., Enfield, Conn. 06082.

Bedrock Bowl (Table of Contents)

Post Fruity Pebbles; The Flintstones / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Fred Flintstone; Barney Rubble
Synopsis:
Barney disguises himself as lady beginning bowler to swipe Fred's Fruity Pebbles.
Keywords:
bowling

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad in comic format for Post Fruity Pebbles breakfast cereal.

Mr. Bubble's Tub Tales (Table of Contents)

Mr. Bubble / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Kids like taking baths when Mr. Bubble is used.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad in comic format for Mr. Bubble bath soap. "DD" in a soap bubble is Dan DeCarlo's initials.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie had the lifeguard rescue Veronica!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Hey! Free Stuff for Honeycomb Hideout Club Members Only!
    Post Honeycomb
  3. 2. Take My Son! Please!
    Archie
  4. 3. Prizes or Cash
    Sales Leadership Club
  5. 4. You Don't Need Drugs...
    Say No to Drugs!
  6. 5. Golf Gaff
    Archie
  7. 6. Double Your Fun!
    Archie's Double Digest
  8. 7. 3 Issues for $2.00
    Archie's Checklist
  9. 8. On Puns and Needles
    Archie
  10. 9. Full of Color...Full of Fun!
    Archie Annual Digest
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  12. 11. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  13. 12. At Last, My Own Double Digest!
    Jughead's Double Digest
  14. 13. Paradise Redesigned
    Archie
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  16. 15. Snakes!
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Fans! Now you can join the brand new Archie Fan Club"]
    Archie Fan Club
  18. 17. Canoe Dance
    Archie
  19. 18. [Prizes or Cash]
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  20. 19. Bedrock Bowl
    Post Fruity Pebbles; The Flintstones
  21. 20. Mr. Bubble's Tub Tales
    Mr. Bubble
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