(May 1967)

Archie, 1958 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

[The Sizzling Flamethrower] (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor; adventure
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; The Flamethrower

The Flamethrower Returns (Table of Contents)

The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; The Flamethrower
Synopsis:
The Flamethrower, that arson-loving C.R.U.S.H. agent, is back with his powers restored. This time his plan is to use flame-throwing fireflies to wipe out P.O.P. and Mr. Lodge's plant. But with the help of P.O.P.'s science lab, A.R.C.H.I.E. manages to re-direct the fireflies to destroy C.R.U.S.H. buildings, and finally their own master.

Indexer Notes

The password for the P.O.P. lab is "Frank sent me," a self-reference by writer Frank Doyle.

The names of the stores in the background are of people involved with the issue: Dick (Goldwater), Bob (White) and Jon (D'Agostino).

A Kitchen Trap! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Merry Holliday

The Go-Go Club (Table of Contents)

The Archies / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
The Archies are called in by Mr. Lodge for assistance when an industrial spy steals his company's "Go-Go Gun," a gun that makes things go-go-gone. The merry madcap musicians pursue the bad guy as he zaps people and makes them go-go-go away.

Indexer Notes

One of many references in this surreal "Archie's" story: Archie mentions "The Vanishing American," the title of a 1925 silent Western starring Richard Dix.

Another store name in the background, "Victor's," refers to editorial assistant Victor Gorelick.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Sizzling Flamethrower]
    Life With Archie
  2. 1. The Flamethrower Returns
    The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.
  3. 2. A Kitchen Trap!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Go-Go Club
    The Archies
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