(March 1987)

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:
02710006963803
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

["Only one thing compares to a ski resort with snow..."] (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; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Keywords:
ski lodge

For Safety's Sake...Buckle Up! (Table of Contents)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords:
seat belts

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Public service announcement about wearing seat belts by Archie Comics and the American Automobile Association.

Too Much of a Good Thing! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie is a DJ on the school radio station. His macho attitude irritates Veronica, who offers free concert tickets to the first 50 girls who will kiss Reggie in public.
Keywords:
concert; DJ; kissing; radio broadcast; tickets

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 with mail-in coupon for subscriptions to Archie titles. Six issues for $3.00. Archie is dressed in a mail-carrier's uniform.

Gumby and Pokey in Gum Dinger Land (Table of Contents)

Gum Dinger Adventures; Brachs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Gumby; Pokey

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Gum Dingers candy.

Archie's Mom! What Will He Be? (Table of Contents)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mary Andrews

Indexer Notes

Scrambled word puzzle.

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

Promo with mail-in coupon for buying individual copies of Archie titles. Two issues for $1.00. Promo has a circus theme.

Clue Clever (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Samm Schwartz [as S.S.] (signed)
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz [as S.S.] (signed)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz [as S.S.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
When a roast is missing, Jughead weighs Hot Dog and finds he's five pounds heavier.
Keywords:
dog house; refrigerator; roast beef; scale

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:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie digests. Four issues for $5.00.

Science Friction (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks:
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Loki (cat); Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica look at Archie's and Dilton's projects for science project week. Snail-like aliens on a small flying saucer outside the window shrink the foursome so they can abduct them for a flea market. The aliens are distracted and the four have to escape Svenson's cat Loki on a paper airplane that Archie had made earlier. The aliens are ordered back to their home planet and enlarge the teens to normal size before leaving.
Keywords:
aliens; cactus; cat; flea market; growth ray; paper airplane; shrinking ray; snow

Indexer Notes

Story is in two parts of six and five pages, but is printed as one long story with no sequences in between the parts. Reference is made to a Little Archie story in Archie Giant Series #560.

Lunch Hunch (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski [as Michael J. Pellowski]
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz [as Samuel Schwartz]
Inks:
Samm Schwartz [as Samuel Schwartz]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead is alway first in line for lunch.
Keywords:
cafeteria; lunch

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; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie's Double Digest. Six issues for $10.00.

Free the Cap'n Mystery (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang; Cap'n Crunch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Capn' Crunch (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie tie-in with the "Free the Cap'n" sweepstakes.

Indexer Notes

Archie tie-in with the "Free the Cap'n" $1,000,000 sweepstakes. Art is by Archie artists.

Prize Size (Table of Contents)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Josie; Melody; Val
Synopsis:
Val's cousin Roy tried to play the harmonica and swallowed it.
Keywords:
harmonica

Hide Chide (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks:
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (legs only); Hot Dog (not shown)
Synopsis:
Jughead makes fun of Hot Dog when he hides under the bed during a thunderstorm, but then sees Archie is under the bed, too.
Keywords:
thunderstorm

eSKIpade (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir [as G. Gladir]
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz [as S. Schwartz]
Inks:
Samm Schwartz [as S. Schwartz]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie almost collides with people while skiing, so he seeks out a more remote spot and promptly runs into a tree.
Keywords:
skiing

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 with mail-in coupon for joining the Archie Fan Club for $3.00.

Comedy of Errors (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Gina Morton
Synopsis:
Archie gets a date with a girl who works in the cosmetics department at the department store where he works. He makes elaborate plans for a perfect date, but things keep going wrong
Keywords:
candlelight; chinese food; department store; fuses

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Captain "O"

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards for Olympic Sales Club, Inc., Dept. 87AC1, Enfield, CT 06082.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. First prize of $6.00 to Lisa Czajka (Orland Park, Ill.) for an article about moving to a new school. Second prize of $4.00 to Victoria Law (Forest Hills, N.Y.) for an article about the illegal smuggling of animals into the United State.

Now There's a Book Club as Special as You Are (Table of Contents)

Especially for Girls Book Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad with mail-in coupon for Especially for Girls Book Club, 4343 Equity Drive, PO Bix 16615, Columbus, OH 43216. Copyright 1986 by Weekly Reader Books.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Only one thing compares to a ski resort with snow..."]
    Life with Archie
  2. 1. For Safety's Sake...Buckle Up!
    Archie
  3. 2. Too Much of a Good Thing!
    Life with Archie
  4. 3. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  5. 4. Gumby and Pokey in Gum Dinger Land
    Gum Dinger Adventures; Brachs
  6. 5. Archie's Mom! What Will He Be?
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  7. 6. Step Right Up!
    Archie's Checklist
  8. 7. Clue Clever
    Hot Dog
  9. 8. Subscribe and Get One Issue Free!
    Archie Digests
  10. 9. Science Friction
    Life with Archie
  11. 10. Lunch Hunch
    Jughead
  12. 11. Save! Subscribe and Get 1 Free!
    Archie's Double Digest
  13. 12. Free the Cap'n Mystery
    Archie and the Gang; Cap'n Crunch
  14. 13. Prize Size
    Josie and the Pussycats
  15. 14. Hide Chide
    Jughead
  16. 15. eSKIpade
    Archie
  17. 16. Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club
    Archie Fan Club
  18. 17. Comedy of Errors
    Life with Archie
  19. 18. Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  21. 20. Now There's a Book Club as Special as You Are
    Especially for Girls Book Club
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