(March 1986)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.65 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics Group
Barcode:
0271000696303
Editing:
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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

["An approaching blizzard will curtail all skiing!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
skiing; snow

["Have you seen any of these children?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie; National Child Safety Council / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photos)
Inks:
?; ? (photos)
Letters:
?; typeset
Job Number:
H

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Keywords:
missing children

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Public service announcement featuring photos and info on three missing children: Tammy L. Belander (Exeter, N.H.); Nancy J. Scamurra (Amherst, N.Y); and Cary Sayegh (Las Vegas, Nev.). Also safety tips for children. "Brought to you by Archie Comics and The National Child Safety Council." (2014 update: Belander and Sayegh are still missing. DNA match in 2012 found Scamurra was murdered in 1984.)

Every Which Way But Jughead (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Rich Margopoulos [as R. Margopoulos]
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw [as R. Ollerenshaw]

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Prof. Werner Von Ludwig; Serena; Eastwood (orangutan)
Synopsis:
Archie, Reggie, and Jughead get a job helping out a scientist who is doing DNA testing. When Eastwood, an orangutan, is found wearing Jughead's hat, Archie and Reggie believe that the orangutan is Jughead and they try to change him back.
Reprints:
Keywords:
DNA; orangutan

Indexer Notes

Story is in two parts, six pages each. The reprint in World of Archie Double Digest #24 credits Frank Doyle with the script and Rudy Lapick with inks. The title is a take-off on the 1978 movie "Every Which Way but Loose."

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Family-Reunion (Table of Contents)

Aunt Hilda's Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw

Characters:
Aunt Hilda

Indexer Notes

A scrambled word puzzle.

["I see more fun for you when you order these Archie comics!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Archie discovers a secret he won't forget..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Activity Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Archie Comics is proud to announce the distribution of 2 new Walt Disney Digests..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Comics; Gladstone / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Subscribe to Katy Keene Comics and Save! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Katy Keene / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Save! Subscribe and Get 1 Free! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Double Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

A Guide to Teen-Age Boy Behavior (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A facetious guide to teen-age boys' behavior, concentrating on girls and food.
Keywords:
beach; dancing; fishing; kissing; mall; movies; north pole; rock music; surfing

Indexer Notes

Archie has a poster of "Bruce Springson" [Bruce Springsteen] on his wall.

Four Equals = Five? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie digests / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Club News / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

First prize of $6.00 to Danna Seger (Fairbury, Neb.) for article on mistletoe. Also plug for writing local newspapers asking them to carry the Archie newspaper strip.

Make the Doll Connection! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Doll Connection / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

New from the Archie Comics Group (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Betty's Diary / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Fan Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Winner (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Ruth (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason (cameo); Chuck Clayton (cameo)
Synopsis:
Reggie ties Archie's shoelaces together so he will win an ice-skating race. Archie turns out to be the real winner when he skates off with Betty and Veronica.
Keywords:
ice-skating; race; shoelaces; trophy

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Johnson Smith Company (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

300 Stickers and More for $3.00 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Pineapple Kids Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["An approaching blizzard will curtail all skiing!"]
    Life with Archie
  2. 1. ["Have you seen any of these children?"]
    Archie; National Child Safety Council
  3. 2. Every Which Way But Jughead
    Life with Archie
  4. 3. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  5. 4. Family-Reunion
    Aunt Hilda's Puzzle Page
  6. 5. ["I see more fun for you when you order these Archie comics!"]
    Archie's Checklist
  7. 6. ["Archie discovers a secret he won't forget..."]
    Archie's Activity Comics Digest
  8. 7. ["Archie Comics is proud to announce the distribution of 2 new Walt Disney Digests..."]
    Archie Comics; Gladstone
  9. 8. Subscribe to Katy Keene Comics and Save!
    Katy Keene
  10. 9. Save! Subscribe and Get 1 Free!
    Archie's Double Digest
  11. 10. A Guide to Teen-Age Boy Behavior
    Life with Archie
  12. 11. Four Equals = Five?
    Archie digests
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  14. 13. Make the Doll Connection!
    Doll Connection
  15. 14. New from the Archie Comics Group
    Betty's Diary
  16. 15. Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club
    Archie Fan Club
  17. 16. The Winner
    Life with Archie
  18. 17. Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  19. 18. Johnson Smith Company
    Johnson Smith Company
  20. 19. 300 Stickers and More for $3.00
    Pineapple Kids Club
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