(January 1960)

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:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Clyde Diddit. Who He? (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A distorted Archie and Veronica look at their normal reflection in a fun house mirror.

Fancy Garbage Kit (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Ad selling higher class garbage which you can disperse into your own garbage and make people think you're more well off than you are.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

If Teenagers Ran Television (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews [as John Cameron Swayback]
Synopsis:
Examples of how television would be changed to appeal specifically to a teenage audience.

Hair Styles of the Future (Table of Contents)

Betty says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Examples of futuristic hairstyles, modeled by Betty and Veronica.

Archie in Limerick Land (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Humorous limericks illustrated with the Archie characters.

Archie in Shakespeare Land (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Hoping to sabotage Archie's chances with Veronica, Reggie sabotages a box of tarts Archie plans to take to her. And the dialogue is spoken in a faux-Elizabethan style.

Instant Crabgrass (Table of Contents)

Jughead says / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Satirical ad for crabgrass turf rolls.

The Art of Phrenology (Table of Contents)

Dilton Doiley Presents / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Satirical look at phrenology.

Madhouse Proverbs (Table of Contents)

Jughead says / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Series of satirical framed proverbs.

Tongue Toppers For Cool Cats (Table of Contents)

Reggie says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Humorous definitions of words illustrated by the Archie characters.

A Slight Missteak (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards ?
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints a very realistic still life of a steak.

Jughead's Daffy-nitions (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Humorous definitions of words accompanied by humorous illustrations of said definition.

Famous Menus (Table of Contents)

Archie says / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Menus that would be appropriate for different historical events.

Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Satire of lovelorn advice columns.

Madhouse Non-ventions (Table of Contents)

Moose says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Terry Szenics ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Examples of inventions that perform no function for people who didn't like that function anyway.

Laff It Up (Table of Contents)

Archie & Co. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Jenkins the butler
Synopsis:
Archie is quizzed in school; Jughead describes Reggie's character; Betty asks Moose a question; Veronica reprimands her butler; Moose has some news.

Cool Classics (Table of Contents)

Archie says / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Classic novels are given "hep" new titles.

Yes, My Darling Daughter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Six illustrated examples of one-line gags of the "She was only..." genre.

Great Moments in History: Discovery of Feet (Table of Contents)

Professor Weatherbee presents / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Lemuel Columbus
Synopsis:
Satirical look at the life of Lemuel Columbus, the Italian explorer who discovered feet.

Last Laff (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Illustrated one-line gags starring Jughead.

Daffy-Nitions (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead presents a series of satirical definitions to common words.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

As You Like It (Table of Contents)

Dilton Doiley's Grammar Lesson / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Series of illustrated similes.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Clyde Diddit. Who He?
    Archie
  2. 1. Fancy Garbage Kit
    Veronica Says
  3. 2. If Teenagers Ran Television
    Jughead says
  4. 3. Hair Styles of the Future
    Betty says
  5. 4. Archie in Limerick Land
    Archie
  6. 5. Archie in Shakespeare Land
    Betty Says
  7. 6. Instant Crabgrass
    Jughead says
  8. 7. The Art of Phrenology
    Dilton Doiley Presents
  9. 8. Madhouse Proverbs
    Jughead says
  10. 9. Tongue Toppers For Cool Cats
    Reggie says
  11. 10. A Slight Missteak
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  12. 11. Jughead's Daffy-nitions
    Jughead
  13. 12. Famous Menus
    Archie says
  14. 13. Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  15. 14. Madhouse Non-ventions
    Moose says
  16. 15. Laff It Up
    Archie & Co.
  17. 16. Cool Classics
    Archie says
  18. 17. Yes, My Darling Daughter
  19. 18. Great Moments in History: Discovery of Feet
    Professor Weatherbee presents
  20. 19. Last Laff
    Jughead
  21. 20. Daffy-Nitions
    Jughead
  22. 21. As You Like It
    Dilton Doiley's Grammar Lesson
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
  • Mike Nielsen