(August 1960)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
seven times a 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

["Archie's a character"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie loses his head over a disagreement with Reggie.

Too Funny for Words (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead's carousel horse breaks a leg. Jughead paints a portrait with a roller. Veronica is followed by a construction worker. Archie gets a startling message. A movie poster has arrows in it.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

How to Become a Teen-age Rock 'n' Roll Singer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Instructional pamphlet on how to become a teen idol.
Reprints:

The ABC's of Art (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead explains the various genres of art.

Roar, Lion, Roar! (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 paints a roaring lion, which comes to life and eats him.

Beatniks Thru History (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy Says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Ludwig van Beethoven; Christopher Columbus; Richard E. Byrd; Elizabeth I; Julius Caesar; William Shakespeare; George Washington; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy explains how famous historical figures were actually the beatniks of their day.

The Madhouse Hall of Fame (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Orlando Busino
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host)
Synopsis:
Examples of people and places which have achieved dubious distinctions, including Shelia Gabber, "Rocking Daddy" Ginch, and Alice Bownser.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Bob White

Special Medals for Teen-agers (Table of Contents)

General Archie Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Various medals for teenagers are presented, including the Gold Juke Box Medallion, the Blind Date Medal, and the Banana Split Badge.

If Song Titles Came True! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Literal translations of song title imagery are illustrated.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

Archie's T.V. Sets (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Examples of television housings specifically designed around the characteristics of various Archie Comics characters.

Mad House's Hit and Pun Baseball (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Cousin Leroy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The cast illustrate literal adaptations of common baseball phrases.

Silverware by Madhouse (Table of Contents)

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 stylized cutlery.

Madhouse Menagerie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Dilton Doiley (host)
Synopsis:
Illustrations of cliched similes with the subjects reversed, including a bat with people in its belfry, a frog with a rock and roll singer in its throat, and a cat that lets gossip out of the bag.

["My father is a ping-pong fan."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones]
Synopsis:
Letters include a woman whose father spanks her with a ping pong paddle.

Tongue Toppers For Cool Cats (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Pun terms to describe specific situations.

The Discovery of Hair (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee (host); Archibald Foomish; Sir Hairy Foomish
Synopsis:
Archibald Foomish, son of the famous five-sided wheel inventor Sir Hairy Foomish, discovers hair when his chemistry set burns the hair off of his body.

Here They Are! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Archie Takes a Spin on a Typical Madhouse Super-Hiway! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
A series of highway construction detours leave Archie stranded.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

They Said It Couldn't Be Done! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie's a character"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Too Funny for Words
  3. 2. How to Become a Teen-age Rock 'n' Roll Singer
    Archie Says
  4. 3. The ABC's of Art
    Jughead
  5. 4. Roar, Lion, Roar!
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  6. 5. Beatniks Thru History
    Miss Grundy Says
  7. 6. The Madhouse Hall of Fame
    Archie Presents
  8. 7. Special Medals for Teen-agers
    General Archie Presents
  9. 8. If Song Titles Came True!
    Betty Says
  10. 9. Archie's T.V. Sets
  11. 10. Mad House's Hit and Pun Baseball
  12. 11. Silverware by Madhouse
  13. 12. Madhouse Menagerie
    Dilton Says
  14. 13. ["My father is a ping-pong fan."]
    Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  15. 14. Tongue Toppers For Cool Cats
    Betty Says
  16. 15. The Discovery of Hair
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History
  17. 16. Here They Are!
    Archie Giant Series
  18. 17. Archie Takes a Spin on a Typical Madhouse Super-Hiway!
    Archie
  19. 18. They Said It Couldn't Be Done!
    Archie Annual
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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