(May 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

["Jughead, are you trying to make a monkey out of me?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Archie's been turned into a monkey.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

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:
Bob White
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. Previously credited to Bill Vigoda.

Pen Pals (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Joe Edwards.

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:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Dan DeCarlo, Vince DeCarlo, and Marty Epp.

Madhouse People (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host); Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Examples of people who personify similes.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

The Devil in You (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

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

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Bill Vigoda. Story ends with note asking readers for suggestions for this feature.

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Joe Edwards.

What Really Happened (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

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

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Bill Vigoda.

Do-It-Yourself Comics (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host); Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
A blank comic page entitled "The Hilarious Adventures of Clyde Diddit (Who He?)", complete with panel grids and lettered sound effects, is presented for the reader to draw in the action.
Reprints:

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:
Bob White
Inks:
Terry Szenics ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones]; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Examples of how to avoid fights between lovers, or to make up if you have one, illustrated by Archie, Betty and Veronica.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Joe Edwards.

Madhouse's Instant Allowance (Table of Contents)

Betty Says / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Betty Cooper (host); Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Advertisement for dehydrated gold nuggets.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Joe Edwards.

Radar-Equipped Bowling Ball (Table of Contents)

Dilton Says / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dilton Doiley (host)
Synopsis:
Advertisement for a bowling ball with homing radar.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Joe Edwards.

The Discovery of Water! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee (host)
Synopsis:
How cavemen discovered uses for water.

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

Jughead Annual; Betty and Veronica Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Win a Free Cartoonist! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
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. Previously credited to Bill Vigoda.

["Take this free gift..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Jughead, are you trying to 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 Presents
  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. ["We've been shooting for giant, fun-filled books that we know you'll like!"]
    Jughead Annual; Betty and Veronica Annual
  18. 17. Win a Free Cartoonist!
  19. 18. ["Take this free gift..."]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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