(Spring 1959)

Archie, 1957 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Little Archie Giant Comics
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

[Do-Nuts] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Mary Andrews

Little Archie and the Good Ol' Gang (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Caramel; Little Veronica Lodge; Smedley; Little Moose Mason; Evelyn Evernever; Little Dilton Doily; Ambrose Pipps
Synopsis:
A black-and-white pin-up picture featuring all the regular members of Little Archie's Good Ol' Gang.

Ark Antics (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Caramel; Little Veronica Lodge; Smedley; Little Moose Mason; Evelyn Evernever; Little Dilton Doily; Ambrose Pipps
Synopsis:
After his father tells him the story of Noah and the Ark, Little Archie builds his own ark out of the old rowboat on Carson's Creek, and lets everyone come on the ark in exchange for a fee of jelly beans. Ambrose, who has no jelly beans and isn't allowed on the ark, tries to think of a way to prevent a flood by "pulling the plug" on the creek.

Civilized Savages (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Betty Cooper; Caramel; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Evelyn Evernever; Ambrose Pipps
Synopsis:
After learning that toll booths are part of the price we pay for civilization, Little Archie convinces the good ol' gang to build their own modern civilizations of "bridges, buildings and super-highways," so he can charge people money for using them.
Reprints:

Cold Comfort (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Little Archie and his friends build an igloo.

Wish Boner (Table of Contents)

Little Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica make a wish over a turkey wishbone.
Reprints:

The Money Maker! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is a bad trumpet player.

[“One of the most highly regarded game fishes is the Marlin, classified as “Big Game” to the ardent fisherman.”] (Table of Contents)

Nature's Notebook / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
Article on the marlin.
Reprints:

Balloon Boy (Table of Contents)

Ambrose / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
adventure; humor; children
Characters:
Ambrose Pipps; Mr. Pipps; Mrs. Pipps; Putnam Pipps; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Moose Mason; Little Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Little Archie decides to send Ambrose up in a balloon to spy on the South Side Serpents. While in the air, he sees the Serpents approaching via Carson's Creek for a surprise attack on the Good Ol' Gang. Meanwhile, Ambrose's father prepares to go to the doctor to get treatment for his stiff neck.

Track Trick (Table of Contents)

Caramel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Betty Cooper; Caramel; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Caramel gets tar on her feet, and Mrs. Cooper says she can't come into the house even though it's raining. Betty finds a way to get Caramel in the house without making the floors dirty.

Reptiles of Yesterday/The World of Bears (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
Nature articles on dinosuars and bears.

Little Archie Rocket To the Moon (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A Little Archie rocket ship game.

Television Tykes (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Ambrose Pipps; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Moose Mason; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Evelyn Evernever
Synopsis:
Little Archie starts his own television station, consisting of a hollowed-out box made up to look like a television set, and gets his friends to do programs and even commercials. Fred is drafted as judge to decide which kid puts on "the most real-live TV show."

Beasts of the Past (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
Article on extinct mammals.

Framed (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Brando; Daphne

Pet Peeves (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Greg has a condition for playing a game with Li'l Jinx.
Reprints:

Pop's Weighty Problem! (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Moose Mason; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Fred tries to use Little Archie's hula hoop to lose weight, not realizing that it's actually Ambrose's extra-small hoop.

The Star Gazer (Table of Contents)

Evelyn Evernever / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Evelyn Evernever; Ambrose Pipps; Geraldine Grundy; Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
When Evelyn learns there's a Hollywood talent scout at the school, she accepts a humiliating role just so she can be in the school play. The scout sees her and decides to use her as his model... for an animated cartoon animal.

Camera Sly (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Moose Mason; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Caramel; Evelyn Evernever
Synopsis:
Little Archie tries to be a big-shot movie director with Ronnie's new movie camera. After suffering accidents trying to capture exciting action on film, he switches to the hidden-camera trick, taking embarrassing films of his father when he's not looking.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Do-Nuts]
    Little Archie
  2. 1. Little Archie and the Good Ol' Gang
    Little Archie
  3. 2. Ark Antics
    Little Archie
  4. 3. Civilized Savages
    Little Archie
  5. 4. Cold Comfort
    Little Archie
  6. 5. Wish Boner
    Little Veronica
  7. 6. The Money Maker!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. [“One of the most highly regarded game fishes is the Marlin, classified as “Big Game” to the ardent fisherman.”]
    Nature's Notebook
  9. 8. Balloon Boy
    Ambrose
  10. 9. Track Trick
    Caramel
  11. 10. Reptiles of Yesterday/The World of Bears
  12. 11. Little Archie Rocket To the Moon
    Little Archie
  13. 12. Television Tykes
    Little Archie
  14. 13. Beasts of the Past
  15. 14. Framed
    Shrimpy
  16. 15. Pet Peeves
    Li'l Jinx
  17. 16. Pop's Weighty Problem!
    Little Archie
  18. 17. The Star Gazer
    Evelyn Evernever
  19. 18. Camera Sly
    Little Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Steven Samuels
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Dan Kocher