(October 1964)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 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:
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

["Betty, I wouldn't dream of coming to the beach on this miserable day!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
beach; guitars; swim suits; telephone; telephone booth

The Rebel (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is upset when Veronica makes him wash the dishes. Jughead says men need to be more assertive or women will take over the world.
Keywords:
apron; broom; dish-washing

["You called for a piano tuner?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Juggie, how come you never had a steady girl friend?"] (Table of Contents)

Betty Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty asks Jughead why he's never had a steady girl friend. Jughead says he's just lucky.
Reprints:
Keywords:
comic books; hamburgers

Indexer Notes

Rack in foreground has issues of Jughead, Betty and Veronica, Archie, Josie, Pep and Laugh comics. And Jughead appears to have a comic book rolled in his back pocket.

["Oh, come on, one more little kiss..."] (Table of Contents)

Veronica Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie wants another kiss from Veronica, but Mr. Lodge isn't happy.
Keywords:
allowance; kissing; records

On the Move (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie takes Betty and Veronica to a drive-in theater showing a double-feature of silent movies. Jughead livens things up with the sound effects he provides while eating in the back seat.
Reprints:
Keywords:
candy; celery; drive-in movies; kissing; olives; paper bag; silent films; soda; sound effects

Indexer Notes

The stars of the silent films are Mary Pickchevrolet (a play on Mary Pickford) and Douglas Fatbanks Jr. (a play on Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.).

Credits from the reprint in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #268.

Who Is This...Man?? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Automation (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Mr. Doogle
Synopsis:
Greg shows Jinx a candy vending machine, but the machine malfunctions.
Reprints:
Keywords:
candy; vending machine

["Making new and exciting friends is so easy!"] (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 51 persons (ages 8 to 14) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Jamaica, Canada, Australia, and England.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Adrienne Jenkins (Baltimore, Md.) for article about the Paricutin volcano in Mexico. Second prize of $3.00 to Clatilde Capece (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for a short story.

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

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

The Observers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica go out wearing short shorts, thinking it's no big deal, but they're annoyed to find that all the boys make suggestive comments about their exposed legs.
Reprints:
Keywords:
rain; raincoats; shorts; umbrellas; wolf whistles

Indexer Notes

Betty and Veronica wear clear plastic raincoats that are offered as a premium with subscriptions in some promos.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty, I wouldn't dream of coming to the beach on this miserable day!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Rebel
    Archie
  3. 2. ["You called for a piano tuner?"]
    Bendix Corporation
  4. 3. ["Juggie, how come you never had a steady girl friend?"]
    Betty Pin-Up
  5. 4. ["Oh, come on, one more little kiss..."]
    Veronica Pin-Up
  6. 5. On the Move
    Archie
  7. 6. Who Is This...Man??
    The World of Jughead
  8. 7. Automation
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Making new and exciting friends is so easy!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. The Observers
    Betty and Veronica
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