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(January 1965)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
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

"A Christmas Tale"; "Me Tarpan, You Jane!" (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Tarpan [Archie Andrews]; Jane [Betty Cooper]

Indexer Notes

The bottom half of the cover is a Tarzan parody.

A Christmas Tale (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
In the spirit of giving, the boys decide to cut down a huge Christmas tree to be filled with presents for the needy. Veronica promises a whole month of exclusive dates to the boy who cuts down the largest tree. Archie and Jughead are working together so Archie can be the winner, while Betty and Reggie work together to stop them and to get the biggest tree so Reggie can be the winner.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas

Me Tarpan, You Jane (part 1) (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tarpan [Archie Andrews]; Jane [Veronica Lodge]; Bwana Betty [Betty Cooper]; her guide [Jughead Jones]; Simba (a lion friend of Tarpan's)
Synopsis:
From high in the trees, Tarpan - an unco-ordinated and uneducated jungle man-- and his girlfriend Jane watch as Bwana Betty and her guide set up camp in the jungle.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a Tarzan parody, and none of the characters except Betty are referred to by their real names.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
(fan report)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Includes articles on "The Holes In Doughnuts", "The Secret of Success", a letter from a fan stationed overseas, and an application for the Archie Fan club.

Me Tarpan, You Jane (part 2) (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Tarpan [Archie Andrews]; Jane [Veronica Lodge]; Bwana Betty [Betty Cooper]; her guide [Jughead Jones]
Synopsis:
Tarpan tries to gather food for Jane, Bwana Betty and her guide, but they end up having hamburgers cooked by the guide.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a Tarzan parody, and none of the characters except Betty are referred to by their real names.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "A Christmas Tale"; "Me Tarpan, You Jane!"
    Archie
  2. 1. A Christmas Tale
    Life With Archie
  3. 2. Me Tarpan, You Jane (part 1)
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie Club News
  5. 4. Me Tarpan, You Jane (part 2)
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • TXComicGuy
  • James Ludwig
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Watkins
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • James Yung
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steven Rowe