(September 1959)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Adventure Series
Editing:
John Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Tim O'Casey's Wrecking Crew (Table of Contents)

The Fly / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fly; Tim O'Casey

Tim O'Casey's Wrecking Crew! (Table of Contents)

The Fly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Dick Ayers; Joe Simon (see notes)
Inks:
Paul Reinman; Joe Simon (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fly [Tommy Troy]; Tim O'Casey; Bertrand; Drews; Finn MacCool; Mr. March
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Joe Simon may have pencilled and/or inked pages 1;3-4, with Ayers/Reinman on the remainder. Info per Nick Caputo, May 2013.

The Sea Tiger (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

One of Our Skyscrapers is Missing! (Table of Contents)

The Fly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fly [Tommy Troy]; Dolly
Reprints:

Sneak Attack (Table of Contents)

The Shield / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

A cleverly disguised and self-admitted "sneaky way to introduce" The Shield, featured in The Double Life of Private Strong, the second issue of which is shown and advertised as "Now On Sale!".

Marco's Eyes (Table of Contents)

The Fly / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fly [Tommy Troy]; Mister Marco; Dolly; Slats Dillon; J.B. Bascombe
Reprints:

Wolf Pack! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Bobby Bell's Judo Page (Table of Contents)

Bobby Bell / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bobby Bell; hapless opponent

Indexer Notes

Bobby Bell, Captain of the Young Shields of America, demonstrates how to defend yourself against a heavier opponent.

The Master of Junk-Ri-La! (Table of Contents)

The Fly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fly [Tommy Troy]; Hans Yunkmann; Mister March
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tim O'Casey's Wrecking Crew
    The Fly
  2. 1. Tim O'Casey's Wrecking Crew!
    The Fly
  3. 2. The Sea Tiger
  4. 3. One of Our Skyscrapers is Missing!
    The Fly
  5. 4. Sneak Attack
    The Shield
  6. 5. Marco's Eyes
    The Fly
  7. 6. Wolf Pack!
  8. 7. Bobby Bell's Judo Page
    Bobby Bell
  9. 8. The Master of Junk-Ri-La!
    The Fly
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