(August 1961)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
eight times a 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:
?
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

["Have It Restrung!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Keywords:
tennis; tennis racquet

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of That Wilkin Boy #34

Meet the Folks (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Sally Fuller; Tony Fuller; Al Fuller; Fred Fuller
Synopsis:
Archie is excited to meet the new girl in town and Betty is happy to let him. It turns out the family are acrobats and welcome Archie in acrobatic style.
Reprints:
Keywords:
acrobats

Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Music Hath Charm (Table of Contents)

Leroy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Leroy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Leroy plays practical jokes on Archie while he's trying to listen to music.
Reprints:
Keywords:
albums; hot foot; practical jokes; record player; records; spanking

Indexer Notes

The gag is based on the "Music to ____ by" album craze.

Garbled Gossip (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Reggie starts a rumor to discredit Archie, but it gets twisted and backfires on him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
elope; Maryland; rumors; telephone

Here Are Six Reasons Why I Know You'll Enjoy the Big, New Archie Annual #13 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Real Doll (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; Ga Ga
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx wants the doll set she sees on TV, so her father sets out to get it for her, over any obstacle.
Reprints:
Keywords:
doll; fuses; television; TV commercial

Indexer Notes

In the reprint, two panels are omitted. A panel where the TV goes dark is combined with a spoken line by Li'l Jinx. The other is where Jinx tries to tell Hap that the TV is on the blink.

["Hi, girls and boys--"] (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 45 persons (ages 7 to 16) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Jamaica, England, West Pakistan, and Canada.

["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to David Johnson (Portland, Conn.) for article on machines and automation. Second prize of $3.00 to Danny Duquette (Geraldton, Ontario, Canada) for article on Eskimos. Third prize of $2.00 to Ronnie Hyde (Orlando, Fla.) for article about baseball. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Mary Ann Burkh (New York, N.Y.) for four jokes. Head shots of Archie and Jughead, which may be previously-published art.

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

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

[Katy as "Miss Frontier" holding a horse's reins] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon; Cindy Lou Haley (idea)
Pencils:
Cindy Lou Haley
Inks:
Cindy Lou Haley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene
Keywords:
horses

Indexer Notes

"Entire pin-up by Cindy Lou Haley, Cheyenne, Wyoming."

["Action Pin-Ups"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion; western-frontier
Characters:
Katy Keene
Synopsis:
Katy riding an Appaloosa mare "Frosty Top" and Katy riding an Arabian "Silver Dawn."
Keywords:
Appaloosa; Arabian; horses

Horse Play (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Linda Miramontes
Pencils:
Linda Miramontes
Inks:
Linda Miramontes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
Write your own short story. Word balloons are left empty in a five-panel story about Sis trying to ride a horse.
Reprints:
Keywords:
horses

Indexer Notes

"Entire page, poses, fashions, etc. by Linda Miramontes, Stockton 7, Calif."

["More Horse Pin-Ups"] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Katy Keene; Curly
Synopsis:
Katy with a Palamino mare "Mystery" and Curly's trick stallion "Rebel."
Keywords:
horses; Palamino; stallion

["Katy's horse pin-ups in this story..."] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Katy Keene
Keywords:
horse

Indexer Notes

List of 35 readers who are credited with designing the horse pin-ups in this issue. Illustrated by a drawing of Katy with her horse.

Fur Fur Away (Table of Contents)

Katy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon
Inks:
Bill Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Sis
Synopsis:
Katy talks about furs and Sis makes a joke about a skunk.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fashions by Judy Curtin (Melrose, Mass.)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Have It Restrung!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Meet the Folks
    Archie
  3. 2. Bob Hope Meets Jimmy and Jane
    Popsicle
  4. 3. Music Hath Charm
    Leroy
  5. 4. Garbled Gossip
    Reggie
  6. 5. Here Are Six Reasons Why I Know You'll Enjoy the Big, New Archie Annual #13
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. A Real Doll
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. ["Hi, girls and boys--"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  9. 8. ["With these new U.S. Royal Nobbys I can ride on anything!"]
    Roy & Al - The U.S. Royal Twins; U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. [Katy as "Miss Frontier" holding a horse's reins]
    Katy Keene
  13. 12. ["Action Pin-Ups"]
    Katy Keene
  14. 13. Horse Play
    Katy Keene
  15. 14. ["More Horse Pin-Ups"]
    Katy Keene
  16. 15. ["Katy's horse pin-ups in this story..."]
    Katy Keene
  17. 16. Fur Fur Away
    Katy
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