(October 1990)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
1.00 USD; 1.20 CAD; 0.75 GBP
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.


["Nice job, Johnson! Our new robot works great...send me two more!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Johnson; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
remote controls; robots; swimming pools; swimsuits

Chocolate Crunchville (Table of Contents)

Sonny; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Sonny
Synopsis:
Sonny tries to help a king whose subjects are fighting over which is better, the chocolate or the crunch of Cocoa Puffs.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad in comic format for General Mills Cocoa Puffs breakfast cereal.

Finder's Fee (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie finds a bracelet and tracks down the owner. Betty and Veronica are afraid she will be competition for them, but she turns out to be a middle-aged lady.
Keywords:
bracelet; jewelry store

Double Your Fun! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

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

Check Out Archie's Special Subscription Offer! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for special subscriptions to Archie titles. Three issues for $2.00. These are the new offbeat titles like Archie 3000, Jughead's Diner, Riverdale High, etc.

Hey! Now You Can Have Nickelodeon Anywhere (Table of Contents)

Nickelodeon Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for the Nickelodeon Club, which includes 12 issues of Nickelodeon Magazine. Cost is $9.95.

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:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie comics. Eight issues for $5.00. Archie is dressed as a mail carrier.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Victor Gorelick gives facts about 1991 marking the 50th anniversary of Archie Comics. A 1943 drawing promoting the Archie radio program is depicted.

["Yup! Archie thinks he's pretty popular this weekend!"] (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 puzzle featuring the names of 17 girls. "Thanks to Robert McCreanon, Cornwall, NY, and Laura Haynes, Bowling Green, Ky."

The Ultimate Game Club (Table of Contents)

The Ultimate Game Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for video game club. Ultimate Game Club, 1491 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475

Fun in the Sun (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; the Baxter Twins; Reggie's mother; Reggie's father
Synopsis:
Archie spends the day picking up cans and bottles at the beach while Reggie is busy playing volleyball to impress the Baxter twins. Things don't work out the way Reggie planned.
Keywords:
beach; recycling; sunburn; twins; volleyball

["Fans! Now you can join the exciting Archie Fan Club"] (Table of Contents)

Archie Fan Club / advertisement / 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.

Slumber Party. The Last Thing You'll Want to Do Is Sleep. (Table of Contents)

Slumber Party / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Slumber Party, a board game for girls.

Forest Feast (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie takes his campers on a hike in the woods. After falling in a stream and ruining the food, he has to call Jughead on a walkie-talkie for an emergency pizza order.
Keywords:
hike; pizza; walkie-talkie

Earn Great Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards and other items for Sunshine Sales Club, 45 Warwick St., Springfield, MA 01102.

[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 $10.00 to Curtin Yelton (Hudson, N.C.) for an article about lighthouses. Second prize of $5.00 to Christina Zupanchick (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for an article about bees.

Hoop Scoop (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty are playing a basketball-shooting game. Archie wins easily at first, but when the stakes are raised to a date for her instead of Veronica for that evening, Betty makes a series of stunning shots.
Keywords:
basketball

Subscribe and Save $2.50 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie digests. Five issues for $5.00.

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

Promo for ordering individual issues of Archie comics by mail. 75 cents each or three for $2.00.

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:
typeset

Characters:
Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Pro for subscriptions to Jughead's Double Digest. Four issues for $6.00.

Makin' It with Olympic (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Olympic Sales Club, Inc., Enfield, CT 06062.

The Taste of Adventure (Part 3) (Table of Contents)

Archie and his Friends; Capri Sun Fruit Drinks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty find an underwater treasure of Capri Sun Fruit Drinks.
Keywords:
snorkeling

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad in comic format for Capri Sun Fruit Drinks. (Part 3 of 3).

Cool Rule #73 (Table of Contents)

Chester Cheetah's Cool Rules; Chee-tos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Chester Chetah
Synopsis:
Chester uses a rocket to try to catch a Chee-tos delivery van, but is stopped by a railroad crossing guard arm.
Keywords:
railroad; rocket

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad in comic format for Chee-tos snacks.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Nice job, Johnson! Our new robot works great...send me two more!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Chocolate Crunchville
    Sonny; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills
  3. 2. Finder's Fee
    Archie
  4. 3. Double Your Fun!
    Archie Double Digests
  5. 4. Check Out Archie's Special Subscription Offer!
    Archie comics
  6. 5. Hey! Now You Can Have Nickelodeon Anywhere
    Nickelodeon Club
  7. 6. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions
    Archie Comics
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. ["Yup! Archie thinks he's pretty popular this weekend!"]
    Archie
  10. 9. The Ultimate Game Club
    The Ultimate Game Club
  11. 10. Fun in the Sun
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Fans! Now you can join the exciting Archie Fan Club"]
    Archie Fan Club
  13. 12. Slumber Party. The Last Thing You'll Want to Do Is Sleep.
    Slumber Party
  14. 13. Forest Feast
    Archie
  15. 14. Earn Great Prizes or Cash
    Sunshine Sales Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  17. 16. Hoop Scoop
    Archie
  18. 17. Subscribe and Save $2.50
    Archie digests
  19. 18. 3 Issues for $2.00
    Archie's Checklist
  20. 19. At Last, My Own Double Digest!
    Jughead's Double Digest
  21. 20. Makin' It with Olympic
    Olympic Sales Club
  22. 21. The Taste of Adventure (Part 3)
    Archie and his Friends; Capri Sun Fruit Drinks
  23. 22. Cool Rule #73
    Chester Cheetah's Cool Rules; Chee-tos
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