(November 1959)

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

?What? (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Madhouse Scientist of the Month (Table of Contents)

Dilton Presents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit ?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; J. Paltry Frobisher [Jughead Jones]
Synopsis:
Madhouse gives its "Scientist of the Month" award to the inventor of paste.

If Teen-Agers Ran The Schools (Table of Contents)

Archie Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Ricky Nelson; Brigitte Bardot; Esther Williams; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A look at what would happen if teenagers ran the schools. Changes are made to school names, the faculty, textbooks, schedules, report cards, and blackboards.
Reprints:

How To Be The Life Of The Party! (Table of Contents)

Reggie Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie tells you how to be the life of a party.

Dilton Doily's Puzz-L-oony Page (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton gives us some brain teasers.

Indexer Notes

Dilton's last name still spelled as Doily here.

Madhouse People (Table of Contents)

Veronica Believes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Humorous illustrations to quotes about people, such as "the boy who blew his top".

Indexer Notes

Article ends with note asking readers to send in their suggestions for this feature.

Instant Insults (Table of Contents)

Reggie Says / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie gives us some insults to tell our friends.

Madhouse Beauty Hints! (Table of Contents)

Antoine De La Jughead Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Antoine De La Jughead [Jughead Jones]; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Antoine De La Jughead gives us some beauty tips.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #33.

Machines For Those In Their Teens! (Table of Contents)

Dilton Says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Useful machines for teens, including the Jiffy Homework Doer, the Automatic Allowance Advancer, and the Power-Matic Date Catcher.

Madhouse Presents The Latest Scoop on Scope (Table of Contents)

Archie Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie shows us a comic in ComicScope, a two-page spread and parody of CinemaScope.

Indexer Notes

Archie Comics lampoons itself here, having actually marketed two-page spreads as "Wide Angle Scream" in The Adventures of the Fly (Archie, 1959 series) #1, which came out two months earlier.

Fake-A-Specs (Table of Contents)

Moose Says / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Moose shows us Fake-A-Specs, paper eyes that can be glued on glasses to make you look awake.

Modern Paper Dolls (Table of Contents)

Jughead Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead shows us some modern paper dolls.

Peep-O-Vision (Table of Contents)

Reggie Says / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie shows us how to make watching TV more exciting by placing a cardboard keyhole to the screen.

Cueball Kit (Table of Contents)

Jughead Says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge; Grivney J. Fludge
Synopsis:
Jughead shows us a kit that can make men bald in the style of Yul Brynner.

If Comics Were Sponsored! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
A typical story in which Mr. Lodge kicks Archie out of the house - except every other line is an advertisement for a product within the story.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #33.

Monogrammed Hockey Puck (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A fake advertisement for monogrammed hockey pucks.
Reprints:

The Discovery Of Air (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments In History / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Osgood Freemish; Harold M. Dismay; Dilly Clodhopper
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee tells us how air was discovered.

Get A-Long Little Doggie! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints himself a dachshund for a pet over two easels, and when the dog comes to life, it has a split down the middle.

["You'll laugh like the dickens!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Madhouse Sign Language! (Table of Contents)

Archie Presents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie shows us some humorous signs.

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

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ?What?
    Archie
  2. 1. Madhouse Scientist of the Month
    Dilton Presents
  3. 2. If Teen-Agers Ran The Schools
    Archie Says
  4. 3. How To Be The Life Of The Party!
    Reggie Says
  5. 4. Dilton Doily's Puzz-L-oony Page
  6. 5. Madhouse People
    Veronica Believes
  7. 6. Instant Insults
    Reggie Says
  8. 7. Madhouse Beauty Hints!
    Antoine De La Jughead Presents
  9. 8. Machines For Those In Their Teens!
    Dilton Says
  10. 9. Madhouse Presents The Latest Scoop on Scope
    Archie Says
  11. 10. Fake-A-Specs
    Moose Says
  12. 11. Modern Paper Dolls
    Jughead Says
  13. 12. Peep-O-Vision
    Reggie Says
  14. 13. Cueball Kit
    Jughead Says
  15. 14. If Comics Were Sponsored!
  16. 15. Monogrammed Hockey Puck
  17. 16. The Discovery Of Air
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments In History
  18. 17. Get A-Long Little Doggie!
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  19. 18. ["You'll laugh like the dickens!"]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  20. 19. Madhouse Sign Language!
    Archie Presents
  21. 20. ["We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Luke A.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
  • Mike Nielsen