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

[Veronica the Snake Charmer] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Keywords:
snake charmer

School Fool! (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Cartoons with Moose giving silly answers to questions by his teachers.
Keywords:
dunce cap

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

If Teen-Agers Re-Wrote History (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Elvis Presley; Fabian; Pat Boone; Rick Nelson; Liberace; Minerva Fludge; Alvin Spelvin; Davy Croakitt; Genevieve Grunch; Clyde Diddit (mentioned); Sheldon Broadbeam (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Changes to history if teenagers were in charge, including changing Mount Rushmore to Mount Rock-n-Rollmore, changing the titles of history books, and recognizing new national heroes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mount Rushmore; Statue of Liberty

Madhouse Jewelry (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Teenage-themed jewelry, including tire earrings for hot rod fans, handcuffs for couples, and the hamburger pendant for food lovers.
Keywords:
bracelets; handcuffs; jewelry; necklaces; tiara

Indexer Notes

Celebrity Dick Clark is referenced.

Archie in Limerick Land (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host)
Synopsis:
Five limericks about a fat man, a bear wrestler, a canner, a man with stains on his vest, and a girl who overeats.
Keywords:
limericks

Aunt Juggie's Tips On Etiquette (Table of Contents)

Aunt Juggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Aunt Juggie dispenses tips on etiquette.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas shopping; etiquette; gossip; marriage

Madhouse Book of Useless Knowledge (Table of Contents)

Dilton Says / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley (host); Sheldon Broadbeam; Nero; Clyde Po Diddit; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Silly facts like all the aardvarks in South America are married.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aardvarks; cannibals; cook stove; globe; Leaning Tower of Pisa; pirates; Rome

Ready-Made Gravy Stains (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host)
Synopsis:
Ad for ready-made gravy stains for ties.
Keywords:
gravy; ties

Paging Pygmalion (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints a picture of a pretty girl, but when he tries to steal a kiss, the girl hits him and turns her back to him.
Keywords:
kissing; painting

Teen-Age Life in the Stone Ages (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Life was no different for teen-agers back in the stone age.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cavemen; mastodons

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #34. Story ends with note asking readers to send in suggestions of historical eras they want to see teenagers in.

Footwear of the Future! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Future footwear ideas, including Japanese shoes, outer space shoes, and stock market shoes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
shoes

Laff it Up (Table of Contents)

Archie & Co. / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Six one-panel cartoons on various topics, with a laugh meter for the readers to rate the gags.
Keywords:
barber; diet; new car; rain

["If she has dangerous curves--"] (Table of Contents)

Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones [as Auntie Juggie] (host); Betty Cooper; Cary Grant; Frankenstein; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Aunt Juggie dispenses advice to the lovelorn. Advice to boys-- about girls and advice to girls -- about boys.
Reprints:

Archie's Aquarium (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy Says / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy (host); Fred Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
The Archie gang transformed into appropriate underwater creatures.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crab; eel; fish

Broadcast Bloopers (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose reads broadcast announcements that sort of make sense, until you think about them.
Keywords:
radio

Indexer Notes

The microphones are labeled "WGAN."

["Buy Millsap's Milk"] (Table of Contents)

Moose's Batty Billboards! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason (host); Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis:
Parody billboards.
Keywords:
billboards

Madhouse People (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge (host); Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Visual representations of common sayings: The boy who shot off his mouth, the girl who was green with envy, and the cool cat.

Indexer Notes

Suggestions from readers William Martin (Reno, Nev.), Jane Elbec (Hamilton, Canada), Sharon Tortorella (Levittown, N.Y.) Michael Himowitsz (Philadelphia, Pa.), Jody Conrad (Evansville, Ind.), Loyde Watson (Pacoma, Calif.), Goldy Scheeler, (South San Francisco, Calif.), Daniel Cirelli (Brockton, Mass.), and Dorothy Krongelb (Brooklyn, N.Y.). Story ends with note asking readers to send in more suggestions.

["Here are a twin brother and sister."] (Table of Contents)

Dilton Presents: Madhouse's Puzz-L-Loony Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley (host)
Synopsis:
Word and number puzzles.

Boy Magnet (Table of Contents)

Betty Says / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Parody ad advertising a huge magnet girls could use to attract boys.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magnet

Discovery of Time (Table of Contents)

Mr Weatherbee Presents: Great Moments in History / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Cecil McGinty
Synopsis:
Caveman Cecil McGinty discovers time.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cavemen; harp; heaven; hourglass; mastodon; time; watches

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #34.

Water, Water, Everywhere (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints a picture of a waterfall, then is flooded out of his house.
Keywords:
flood; painting; waterfall

["We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Whacky Want-Ads (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Silly classified ads.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

["We've been shooting for giant, fun-filled books that we know you'll like!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Veronica the Snake Charmer]
    Archie
  2. 1. School Fool!
    Moose
  3. 2. If Teen-Agers Re-Wrote History
    Archie Says
  4. 3. Madhouse Jewelry
    Veronica Says
  5. 4. Archie in Limerick Land
    Archie
  6. 5. Aunt Juggie's Tips On Etiquette
    Aunt Juggie
  7. 6. Madhouse Book of Useless Knowledge
    Dilton Says
  8. 7. Ready-Made Gravy Stains
    Jughead Says
  9. 8. Paging Pygmalion
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  10. 9. Teen-Age Life in the Stone Ages
    Archie Says
  11. 10. Footwear of the Future!
    Betty Says
  12. 11. Laff it Up
    Archie & Co.
  13. 12. ["If she has dangerous curves--"]
    Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  14. 13. Archie's Aquarium
    Miss Grundy Says
  15. 14. Broadcast Bloopers
    Moose
  16. 15. ["Buy Millsap's Milk"]
    Moose's Batty Billboards!
  17. 16. Madhouse People
    Veronica Says
  18. 17. ["Here are a twin brother and sister."]
    Dilton Presents: Madhouse's Puzz-L-Loony Page
  19. 18. Boy Magnet
    Betty Says
  20. 19. Discovery of Time
    Mr Weatherbee Presents: Great Moments in History
  21. 20. Water, Water, Everywhere
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  22. 21. ["We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  23. 22. Whacky Want-Ads
    Moose
  24. 23. ["We've been shooting for giant, fun-filled books that we know you'll like!"]
    Archie Giant Series
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • James Ludwig
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
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