(May 1960)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

["Make a monkey out of me"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie's been turned into a monkey.

No Trust (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The fathers of all of Reggie's dates won't leave them alone without some sort of obstruction between him and the date.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Archie in Wonderland (Table of Contents)

Betty says / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews [as Alice]; Jughead Jones [as the White Rabbit]; Veronica Lodge [as The Queen of Hearts]; Reggie Mantle [as The Knave of Hearts]; Mr. Weatherbee [as The Mad Hatter]
Synopsis:
The "Alice In Wonderland" story is redone in a Riverdale setting.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #33, writing is credited to George Gladir, pencils to Bob White and inks/letters to Marty Epp.

Pen Pals (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Answers to pen pal solicitations are presented, and then the authors are revealed.

Jughead's Guide to Romance for Electricians (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Jughead offers solutions to less-than-desirable dates that are also puns on electrical terminology.

Dilton Doiley's Strange But True (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Parody of Ripley's Believe It Or Not panels: Jughead speaks foreign languages; Moose doesn't punch Reggie; Riverdale's jai-alai team is undefeated; Mr. Lodge is nice to Archie.

Madhouse People (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Examples of people who personify similes.

The Devil in You (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Examples of people saying diplomatic things and thinking less diplomatic things.

Where There's Smoke (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's painting of a burning cigarette is a little too realistic.

Archie Mask (Table of Contents)

activity / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Instructions on how to make the Archie image printed on the comic's centerfold into a face mask.

What Really Happened (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Historical American events are contrasted with parodies performed by the Riverdale gang.

Do-It-Yourself Comics (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
A blank comic page, complete with panel grids and lettered sound effects, is presented for the reader to draw in the action.

How to Win a Fight With Your Boy/Girl Friend (Table of Contents)

Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Examples of how to avoid fights between lovers, or to make up if you have one, illustrated by Archie, Betty and Veronica.

Madhouse's Instant Allowance (Table of Contents)

Betty says / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Advertisement for dehydrated gold nuggets.

Radar-Equipped Bowling Ball (Table of Contents)

Dilton says / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Advertisement for a bowling ball with homing radar.

The Discovery of Water (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
How cavemen discovered uses for water.

Win a Free Cartoonist (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Identify the nine pictured characters and win your very own cartoonist.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Make a monkey out of me"]
    Archie
  2. 1. No Trust
    Reggie
  3. 2. Archie in Wonderland
    Betty says
  4. 3. Pen Pals
  5. 4. Jughead's Guide to Romance for Electricians
    Jughead
  6. 5. Dilton Doiley's Strange But True
    Dilton
  7. 6. Madhouse People
    Jughead says
  8. 7. The Devil in You
    Reggie says
  9. 8. Where There's Smoke
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  10. 9. Archie Mask
  11. 10. What Really Happened
    Veronica Says
  12. 11. Do-It-Yourself Comics
    Jughead
  13. 12. How to Win a Fight With Your Boy/Girl Friend
    Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  14. 13. Madhouse's Instant Allowance
    Betty says
  15. 14. Radar-Equipped Bowling Ball
    Dilton says
  16. 15. The Discovery of Water
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History
  17. 16. Win a Free Cartoonist
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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