(October 1961)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Eight times per year in January, March, May, June, August, September, October and November
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Boys and girls, before you're dismissed, are there any more questions about outer space?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Alan Shepard (drawing)
Keywords:
astronaut; blackboard; moon; romance; telescope

Archie the Archer (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie takes up archery, but Mr. Lodge is reading a book on controlling his temper and is determined not to let Archie's arrows get on his nerves.
Reprints:
Keywords:
archery; arrows; book; diving board; quiver; swimming pool; temper

["I'm sure glad we have these U. S. Royals!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Say It With Flowers (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty tries to make Archie jealous by having flowers delivered to her.
Reprints:
Keywords:
florist; flowers

The World of Jughead Is Out of This World! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Demon Dynamos! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger ?; John Giunta ?
Inks:
John Rosenberger ?; John Giunta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Jaguar [Ralph Hardy]; Great Mahavo (medicine man)
Synopsis:
While exploring Indian relics in a national park, Ralph Hardy stumbles across a geyser of gas. When he awakens he finds himself in the past. A village of Indians is menaced by two metal monsters than can fire bolts of electricity and the Jaguar has to find a way to defeat them.
Keywords:
aliens; buffalo; electricity; gas; geyser; Indian relics; time travel; totem pole

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Ludwig via the GCD Errors List (26 July 2005)

Way Out! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Greg; Ga Ga
Synopsis:
Jinx decides she's going to be the first girl on the moon, so she and her friends build their own rocket.
Keywords:
carnival rides; junk; moon; rocket

["It's the Greatest!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 44 persons (ages 7 to 15) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Canada, Australia, Guam, and the Philippines.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as MLG] (signed)
Inks:
? [as MLG] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Shirley Pitonak (Cleveland, Ohio) for article on the Aardvark. Second prize of $3.00 to Jo-Ann Limpa (Whitestone, N.Y.) for article on supersonic airplanes. Third prize of $2.00 to Susan M. Brenner (Novelty, Ohio) for article about horses. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Dolores Roy (Worcester, Mass.) for article on the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

War and Peace (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica enlists Betty in her war on men. Betty has her own agenda when Archie is involved.
Reprints:
Keywords:
checkers; hugging; kissing; knitting; television
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boys and girls, before you're dismissed, are there any more questions about outer space?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Archie the Archer
    Archie
  3. 2. ["I'm sure glad we have these U. S. Royals!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  4. 3. Say It With Flowers
    Betty
  5. 4. The World of Jughead Is Out of This World!
    The World of Jughead
  6. 5. Demon Dynamos!
    The Jaguar
  7. 6. Way Out!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["It's the Greatest!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. War and Peace
    Betty and Veronica
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • James Ludwig