(December 1993)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
1.25 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
00912846747412
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Oh, Archie, I knew you wouldn't forget about taking ME to the dance!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
It's dance night and Archie apparently forgot he asked both Betty and Veronica to go with him.
Keywords:
fashion

Heaven Scent (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead plan to have a final barbecue before it's too cold. Events, however, conspire against them.

["Archie Trading Card Offer"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks:
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie Trading Cards.

["Archie Lucky 13 Offer"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rex W. Lindsey?
Inks:
Rex W. Lindsey?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Advertisement for multiple title subscription offer

Man With a Horn (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Waldo Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Phil Harmonic; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie has ambitions to learn to play the trumpet, but his tin ear gets in the way.
Reprints:

Bicycle Safety (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rex W. Lindsey?
Inks:
Rex W. Lindsey?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang demonstrate safe bike riding practices.

Indexer Notes

At the bottom of the page is a contest blurb, soliciting bicycle safety tips with a chance to win a Huffy bicycle. Page may have been co-sponsored by Huffy.

Bad Hair Day (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G] (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Midge expresses an interest in hair styling. Reggie offers to let her cut his hair as a way to worm his way into her affections.
Reprints:

["Archie Top Ten Subscription Offer"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Advertisement listing reasons subscribing would be beneficial

Indexer Notes

Three panel sequence illustrating the ad may be a reprint from the syndicated Archie comic strip.

["Multi-Issue Subscription Offer"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ellen Leonforte?
Inks:
Ellen Leonforte?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Subscription offer.

Indexer Notes

Images of World Of Archie #4, Archie & Friends #4 and Betty And Veronica Spectacular #3 shown in the ad.

["Editor's Notebook"] (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Editorial by Victor Gorelick promoting coming appearances of Archie in various media.

Indexer Notes

Logos for The Family Channel and Cartoon Network appear, as well as clip art of Sonic The Hedgehog and Archie's Christmas Stocking #1.

Squirrely Tale (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Henry Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie tries to help Betty and her mom chase a squirrel out of the Cooper home's attic.
Reprints:

["Sonic Free Card Offer"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Sonic The Hedgehog; Robotnik
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Sonic The Hedgehog subscription

["Archie's Clubhouse News"] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Lara Li Aliasia writes about Piranhas.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Oh, Archie, I knew you wouldn't forget about taking ME to the dance!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Heaven Scent
    Archie
  3. 2. ["Archie Trading Card Offer"]
  4. 3. ["Archie Lucky 13 Offer"]
  5. 4. Man With a Horn
    Archie
  6. 5. Bicycle Safety
    Archie And Friends
  7. 6. Bad Hair Day
    Archie
  8. 7. ["Archie Top Ten Subscription Offer"]
  9. 8. ["Multi-Issue Subscription Offer"]
  10. 9. ["Editor's Notebook"]
  11. 10. Squirrely Tale
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Sonic Free Card Offer"]
  13. 12. ["Archie's Clubhouse News"]
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