(July 1960)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Seven times per year in February, April, June, July, August, October, and December
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

["This is station XYZ-TV, now signing off!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A gorilla reaches through the television screen and turns off the television at the end of the broadcast day.

Indexer Notes

This occurred back in the days when television stations didn't broadcast twenty-four hours a day.

A Joke's Progress (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The same set-up line for a joke is given alternate punch lines.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

New School Courses for Teen-agers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Prof. Flutesnoot; Moose Mason; Midge
Synopsis:
High school curriculum is augmented with courses targeted to appeal to teens, including Basic Movie Watching, Care and Feeding of Hot Rods, and Advanced Loafing.

Ship Ahoy (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie and Betty watch from the pier as Archie raises different flags on the Lodge yacht to signify who is on board with him.

Indexer Notes

Samm Schwartz background gag: in panel one, page two, a man is fishing on the pier; in panel three, he's pulled into the water by his catch; in panel five, he's in the background, wrestling with a baby whale.

A Place in the Sun (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Unable to get a tan in wintertime, Jughead paints a picture of the sun, then lays under it.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

Madhouse Gadgets for Teen-Agers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dilton Doiley (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Gadgets designed to appeal to a teen audience, including a double-barreled straw and a see-through text book.

["My boy friend never takes me anywhere."] (Table of Contents)

Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones]
Synopsis:
Letters seeking advice on romance get sarcastic answers.

Madhouse's Guide to Home Cooking (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Veronica Lodge (host); Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Advertisement for an instructional manual on how to properly cook homes.

Madhouse People (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Illustrated examples of puns taken literally.

A Madhouse Collection of Auto Fashions (Table of Contents)

Archie's Dad Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Fred Andrews (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge
Synopsis:
Examples of fashion designs based on automobile features.

Add-A-Face Photos! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host); Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Photos of President Eisenhower golfing, John Kennedy's inauguration, the Riverdale High prom and other events, with a face in the crowd cut out to allow the reader to insert his or her own picture and pretend they're famous.

If Girls Wore Boys' Hair Styles! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
The female characters of the strip model the haircuts of the male characters.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Joe Edwards.

If Teen Agers Ran the Airlines! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Alterations to airline procedure that would appeal to a teenage audience, including new uniforms, beat-talking pilots, and center aisle bowling.
Reprints:

Realistic Dolls (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Say / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Betty Cooper (host); Veronica Lodge (host)
Synopsis:
Examples of genre-specific toy dolls, including the Quiz Doll, the Private Eye Doll, and the Rock 'N' Roll Doll.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Discovery of the Earth (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 where they were.

["A bright new star in the Archie Giant Series"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Summer Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

It's Just Your Imagination (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Moore
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
How the front door of the Lodge home is perceived by different people.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Previously credited to Joe Edwards.

["They said it couldn't be done!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This is station XYZ-TV, now signing off!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Joke's Progress
  3. 2. New School Courses for Teen-agers
    Jughead Says
  4. 3. Ship Ahoy
    Betty
  5. 4. A Place in the Sun
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  6. 5. Madhouse Gadgets for Teen-Agers!
    Dilton Says
  7. 6. ["My boy friend never takes me anywhere."]
    Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  8. 7. Madhouse's Guide to Home Cooking
    Veronica Says
  9. 8. Madhouse People
  10. 9. A Madhouse Collection of Auto Fashions
    Archie's Dad Says
  11. 10. Add-A-Face Photos!
    Jughead Says
  12. 11. If Girls Wore Boys' Hair Styles!
    Archie Says
  13. 12. If Teen Agers Ran the Airlines!
    Jughead Says
  14. 13. Realistic Dolls
    Betty and Veronica Say
  15. 14. The Discovery of the Earth
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History
  16. 15. ["A bright new star in the Archie Giant Series"]
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  17. 16. It's Just Your Imagination
  18. 17. ["They said it couldn't be done!"]
    Archie Annual
This issue was most recently modified by:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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