(September 1959)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Does This Jigsaw Puzzle You? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The gang puts together a giant-sized Archie jigsaw puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Pun-For-All / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Moore ?
Inks:
Tom Moore ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Souphead; Leroy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and his friends misuse words in sentences with humorous results.

If Teen-Agers Ran the Government! (Table of Contents)

Stars and Stripes Division / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie and his gang show us how the government would be changed if teen-agers ran it. Examples include changes to the diplomatic limousine, the Army uniform, the Treasury Emblem, the Constitution, Cabinet posts, school subjects, and national holidays.

Loot-Of-The Month Club (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
Information on how to join the fictional Loot-of-the-Month Club, a club that sends you money.

Trading Stamps Of The Future! (Table of Contents)

Lick N' Paste Division / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Possible trading stamps of the future.

Archie's Too Funny For Words! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Moore ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
5 humorous cartoons with no dialogue.

Water Boy (Table of Contents)

Jughead Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints wilted flowers, and then pours water on the painting to make the flowers grow.

Jughead's Sign of the Times (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
Humorous signs that point you towards businesses-the thing is, the pointing hands reflect the businesses.

Modern Mother Goose (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Moore ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie's gang illustrate updated Mother Goose rhymes.

Riverdale High Bulletin Board (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Humorous announcements on the Riverdale High Bulletin Board. No artwork, lettered gags.

Educational Records! (Table of Contents)

Three R's Division / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Humorous LP records meant to be used in schools.

If Men's Clothing Followed Women's Fashions (Table of Contents)

Clothes Call Division / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pvt. Kuglehopf
Synopsis:
Archie, Reggie, Jughead, and Moose display men's clothing that follow women's fashions.

Headline Howlers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Moore ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose gets a job at the Riverdale Gazzette and comes up with humorous headlines.

Hey Fellers!! Madhouse Tattoo Gloves (Table of Contents)

Advertising Division / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Fake ad for gloves that give the appearance of having tattoos on your hands.

["I am going out with a nice girl..."] (Table of Contents)

Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz ? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Gag advice coloumn

Comic Strip And Jigsaw Puzzle (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Gag cartoon turned into jigsaw puzzle.

Archie Awards (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Awards to teenagers who did incredible things.

De-Levator Shoes (Table of Contents)

Beanpole Division / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
A fake advertisement for De-Levator Shoes, shoes that make you shorter.

The Future of the Tail Fin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
A humorous look at the future of the tail fin.

Imitation Plastic (Table of Contents)

Madhouse Invention of the Year! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
Madhouse shows off its newest invention called Imitation Plastic! It looks like rich, expensive plastic, but in reality, it is made from cheap materials like bronze, leather, silver, and gold!

Dilton Doily's Folklore Zoo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Moore ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton shows us some animals from folklore.

Sheldon Broadbeam's Ice Cream Creations (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis:
Sheldon shows us his creations made from ice cream.

Indexer Notes

This is the same Sheldon Broadbeam that appeared in Wilbur Comics (Archie, 1944 series).

Archie's Too Funny For Words (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Moore ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
5 humorous cartoons with no dialogue.

TV Time (Table of Contents)

Jughead Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead is bored, so he paints a TV and gets to watch shows on it.

Madhouse Checker Board (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Lancelot Strong [The Shield; cameo]
Synopsis:
A checker board with a joke on almost every space. The Shield makes a cameo as he punches one of the squares.

Last Laff (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle

["We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advertisements for Archie's Pals 'N' Gals (Archie, 1952 series).

["Martians, go home!"] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo The Merry Martian / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Cosmo; Astra; Orbi; Professor Thimk; The Gillywumps
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Cosmo The Merry Martian (Archie, 1958 series) #5.

["Washington, D.C. Invaded!"] (Table of Contents)

Life With Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White; Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Advertisement for the Washington D.C. story in Life With Archie (Archie, 1958 series) #2.

["Two big new books for your Archie Series library!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Advertisement for Archie's Pal Jughead Annual (Archie, 1953 series) #7 and Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica Annual (Archie, 1953 series) #7.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Does This Jigsaw Puzzle You?
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Archie Pun-For-All
  3. 2. If Teen-Agers Ran the Government!
    Stars and Stripes Division
  4. 3. Loot-Of-The Month Club
  5. 4. Trading Stamps Of The Future!
    Lick N' Paste Division
  6. 5. Archie's Too Funny For Words!
  7. 6. Water Boy
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  8. 7. Jughead's Sign of the Times
  9. 8. Modern Mother Goose
  10. 9. Riverdale High Bulletin Board
  11. 10. Educational Records!
    Three R's Division
  12. 11. If Men's Clothing Followed Women's Fashions
    Clothes Call Division
  13. 12. Headline Howlers
  14. 13. Hey Fellers!! Madhouse Tattoo Gloves
    Advertising Division
  15. 14. ["I am going out with a nice girl..."]
    Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn
  16. 15. Comic Strip And Jigsaw Puzzle
  17. 16. Archie Awards
  18. 17. De-Levator Shoes
    Beanpole Division
  19. 18. The Future of the Tail Fin
  20. 19. Imitation Plastic
    Madhouse Invention of the Year!
  21. 20. Dilton Doily's Folklore Zoo
  22. 21. Sheldon Broadbeam's Ice Cream Creations
  23. 22. Archie's Too Funny For Words
  24. 23. TV Time
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  25. 24. Madhouse Checker Board
  26. 25. Last Laff
    Jughead
  27. 26. ["We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals!"]
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Martians, go home!"]
    Cosmo The Merry Martian
  29. 28. ["Washington, D.C. Invaded!"]
    Life With Archie
  30. 29. ["Two big new books for your Archie Series library!"]
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • James Ludwig
  • Mike Nielsen
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
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