(September 1958)

Archie, 1958 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 Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

"How does it feel, Orbi" (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White (signed)
Inks:
Bob White (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi
Reprints:

Destination: Earth! (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi; Astra; Professor Thmik
Synopsis:
Cosmo and his cowardly pal Orbi are chosen to man the first Martian expedition to Earth, but the rocket crash-lands on the Earth's moon instead.
Reprints:

Moon Merriment! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi; Moonlings
Synopsis:
Cosmo and Orbi meet the creatures who live on the Earth's moon, all of whom are named "Oog." The Moonlings show the visitors their civilization, and explain that they are invisible to Earth people.
Reprints:

Planet Playmates! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi; Moonlings
Synopsis:
After spraying Cosmo and Orbi with "comet dust" so they, too, will be invisible on Earthlings, the Moonlings take the Martians to Earth, where they observe the planet's most fascinating and complex activity: a baseball game.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The issue ends by teasing the events of the next issue's story, a format that would continue throughout the series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "How does it feel, Orbi"
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  2. 1. Destination: Earth! (Chapter 1)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  3. 2. Moon Merriment! (Chapter 2)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  4. 3. Planet Playmates! (Chapter 3)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Jaime Weinman
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Tom Sager