(November 1958)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Look, Orbi!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Cosmo; Orbi

[Good evening, Mr. and Mrs. Martian!] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
A recap of the events of the previous issue.

The Great Gillywump Hunt! (Table of Contents)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor; science fiction
Characters:
Cosmo the Merry Martian; Orbi; the Moonlings; the Gillywump; Professor Thmik; Astra
Synopsis:
On the moon, Cosmo and Orbi are told by the Moonlings that the Dark Side of the Moon is inhabited by a terrifying unseen creature called the Gillywump, who emits spooky noises. The Martians go to investigate and find that the Gillywump is a harmless creature who makes "GRONK!" noises because he has a terrible cold. The Moonlings decide to visit Earth to find a cure for the Gillywump's cold. Meanwhile, Professor Thmik and Astra take off in a rocket to rescue Cosmo and Orbi.

Indexer Notes

One issue-length story divided into three chapters: "The Great Gillywump Hunt!," "Sneezy Does It!," and "Down to Earth!"

[I'm so lonesome!] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Jupiter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction

Moon Rocket (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

article has 1 spot illustration

Satellite (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

article has 1 spot illustration

Jet Cycles (Table of Contents)

Squarehead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Squarehead
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

credits from reprint.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Look, Orbi!"]
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  2. 1. [Good evening, Mr. and Mrs. Martian!]
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  3. 2. The Great Gillywump Hunt!
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  4. 3. [I'm so lonesome!]
    Jimmy Jupiter
  5. 4. Moon Rocket
  6. 5. Satellite
  7. 6. Jet Cycles
    Squarehead
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Peter Croome
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Tom Sager