(March 1963)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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

Issue Notes

Starting with this issue, superhero stories were eliminated from the title. "Josie," created by Dan DeCarlo and Frank Doyle (in its original, pre-Pussycats form), takes the place of the superheroes as the main backup title for both "Pep" and "Laugh."


["This is the first time I've had a balcony seat in a drive-in movie"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Battle Lines (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie's announcement that he's going to "mop up the floor" with Archie in the gym brings all the boys to the gym that night to see it happen.
Reprints:

["I don't know how daddy does it!"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge

She Skiiers (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty asks Ronnie if she feels inferior to all the champion girl skiiers on the slopes.
Reprints:

The Secret Word (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Inspired by "You Bet Your Life," Mr. Weatherbee runs a contest where any student who says the "secret word" gets excused from homework. Reggie and Archie bully a freshman into helping them find out what the secret word is.
Reprints:

In Full Charge (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
This year, Li'l Jinx gets to plan her own birthday party.
Reprints:

Forget It (Table of Contents)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Mr. Tuttle
Synopsis:
When Mr. Tuttle tells Melody to "forget" about something he asked her to do, she takes him literally and tries to drive it out of her mind completely. But try as she might, she can't forget it.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["This is the first time I've had a balcony seat in a drive-in movie"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Battle Lines
    Archie
  3. 2. ["I don't know how daddy does it!"]
    Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up
  4. 3. She Skiiers
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. The Secret Word
    Archie
  6. 5. In Full Charge
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. Forget It
    Josie
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