(September 1986)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.75 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 Series
Barcode:
02710006963809
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

["Archie will be okay after he gains a little confidence!"] (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 Andrew; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Keywords:
wind-surfing

Indexer Notes

Includes "Archie Salutes Our Lady!" Statue of Liberty seal.

["We want you to join...the Campaign for a Smoke-Free America!"] (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Archie Andrew; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Anti-smoking public service announcement in cooperation with the American Cancer Society.

The Mall (Part I) (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrew; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
A huge new shopping mall has opened in Centerville. It is causing Mr. Lodge problems because the new mall is taking business away from the Riverdale Mall, where he is on the board of directors.
Keywords:
balloon; shopping mall

["Everyone's Bonked Out by New Chewy Chocolate Bonkers!"] (Table of Contents)

Bonkers; Nabisco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Bonkers candy by Nabisco Brands.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

First prize report on dancing by Candace Wong (Vancouver, B.C., Canada) wins $6.00. Second prize report on rainbows by Dana Lynn Seger (Fairbury, Nebr.) wins $4.00. Text and illustrations.

["Save! Subscribe and get 1 free!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for six issues of Archie's Double Digest for $10.00. (Buy five and get one free.)

Birthday Witches!! (Table of Contents)

Sabrina's Puzzle Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Ollerenshaw
Pencils:
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Inks:
Rod Ollerenshaw ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rod Ollerenshaw ?

Characters:
Aunt Zelda

Indexer Notes

Scrambled word game. Credits read "Compiled by: Rod Ollerenshaw".

Subscribe and Get One Issue Free! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie digests. Five issues for $5.00, the price of four.

The Mall (Part II) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; The Archies; The Hip Hoppers [Claude; Raul]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
The disco where the Archies were going to perform burns down. They meet old friends, Claude and Raul, and they all perform in the parking lot of the Riverdale mall, bringing in a crowd that convinces Mr. Lodge that he has to change his business strategy to attract younger shoppers.
Keywords:
break-dancing; concert; disco; fire; shopping mall

Indexer Notes

Mr. Lodge quotes Bob Dylan at one point: "The times they are a-changing!"

Step Right Up! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Mail-in coupon for ordering copies of current Archie comics. Two issues for $1.00. Promo has a circus theme.

Fun of Color...Full of Fun! (Table of Contents)

Archie Annual Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones, Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee (cameo); Miss Grundy (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo with mail-in coupon for ordering copies of Archie Annual Digest #49 for $1.00. Promo has a parade theme.

400 Stickers and More $4.00 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for stickers and album from Pineapple Kids Club, Buffalo, N.Y. 14222.

The Writer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Chic Stone (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie gets the book "How to Write for Comic Books" and is so engrossed in reading it that he misses all the story situations that are happening around him.
Keywords:
aliens; book; cement; comic books; flying saucer; hammock; skateboard; telephone

A Steal of a Deal from David (Table of Contents)

David Seed Snacks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for David seed snacks with baseball superstars poster available for sending in ten proofs-of-purchase.

Waiter, There's a Spy in My Soup! (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Kujava (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Archie gets a mysterious package from Russia and two men follow him and Chuck in a round-about fashion to Archie's house.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fur hat; post office; Russia; spy

Indexer Notes

Ambrose is mentioned, but does not appear.

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

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo for memberships in the Archie Fan Club for $3.00. Between second and third pages of "Waiter, There's a Spy in My Soup!" story.

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie titles. Six issues for $3.00. Archie is dresses as a mail carrier.

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typest

Characters:
Captain "O"

Indexer Notes

Ad for selling cards and stationery for Olympic Sales Club, Inc., Enfield, Conn. 06082.

[Johnson Smith Company] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Novelties and gags from the Johnson Smith Company, 4514 19th St. Ct. E, Bradenton, Fla. 34203.

44 Fabulous Bracelets and More for $4.00 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for glow-in-the-dark "neon ring" bracelets from Pineapple Kids Club, Buffalo, N.Y. 14222.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie will be okay after he gains a little confidence!"]
    Life with Archie
  2. 1. ["We want you to join...the Campaign for a Smoke-Free America!"]
  3. 2. The Mall (Part I)
    Life with Archie
  4. 3. ["Everyone's Bonked Out by New Chewy Chocolate Bonkers!"]
    Bonkers; Nabisco
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  6. 5. ["Save! Subscribe and get 1 free!"]
    Archie's Double Digest
  7. 6. Birthday Witches!!
    Sabrina's Puzzle Page
  8. 7. Subscribe and Get One Issue Free!
    Archie Digests
  9. 8. The Mall (Part II)
    Life with Archie
  10. 9. Step Right Up!
    Archie's Checklist
  11. 10. Fun of Color...Full of Fun!
    Archie Annual Digest
  12. 11. 400 Stickers and More $4.00
    Pineapple Kids Club
  13. 12. The Writer
    Life With Archie
  14. 13. A Steal of a Deal from David
    David Seed Snacks
  15. 14. Waiter, There's a Spy in My Soup!
    Life with Archie
  16. 15. Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club!
    Archie Fan Club
  17. 16. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  18. 17. Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  19. 18. [Johnson Smith Company]
    Johnson Smith Company
  20. 19. 44 Fabulous Bracelets and More for $4.00
    Pineapple Kids Club
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