(October 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

["Poor Archie! Every time he has to take a math exam, he goes all to pieces!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Previous art credit of Samm Schwartz by Steven Rowe

Guess Which One.... (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge (host)
Synopsis:
Veronica asks the reader to guess which one is praying for the bell to ring, just had an increase in their allowance, etc.

Small Small World (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host)
Synopsis:
Archie shows us the problems of teenagers in other countries, such as Italy, Peru, Spain, and Russia.

Educational Comics... (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
A typical Archie story is given, only this time, the characters interrupt the dialogue with relevant educational facts.

What Are They? (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Madhouse Pics / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Tom Moore
Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host)
Synopsis:
Various abstract paintings are given, including the juxe box view of a dime, a stack of pizza pies, and a close-up of Moose's first as seen by Reggie.

What Do You Think? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Various humorous answers are given to questions such as "Do you think that teen-agers have financial problems?"

Guess Which One.... (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge (host)
Synopsis:
Veronica asks the reader to guess which one of the couples has been going steady the longest, is about to be thrown out of his date's house, etc.

The Devil In You (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle (host); Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Jughead shows us what characters say and the insults they're thinking. In this case, Betty asks Jughead to meet her parents, Veronica observes Betty doing laundry, and Archie encourages Moose after failing history.

If Teen-Agers Ran The Treasury (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); Archie Andrews; Rick Nelson; Tuesday Weld; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Veronica shows us the changes that would made if teenagers ran the Treasury, including making the Treasury building to a piggy bank, creating two national allowance days per week, and putting teen idols (and Clyde Diddit) on currency.

Madhouse Hall Of Fame (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Yvonne Yeller; Silvester Sliderule; Wilma Goosepimple; Graham Groober; Stretch Mactavish; Cyrus Grumps; Ken Kaynein; Thelma Trueheart
Reprints:

Advertising In Schools (Table of Contents)

Mad House Advertising Dept / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Examples of advertising in schools are given, including aspirin ads for teachers, ear plug ads for failing students, and hickory stick ads for principals.

Buy a Typewriter...and You'll Be Sorry! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
A parody of advertisements that point out the poor qualities of Brand X; in this case, a pencil manufacturer points out the flaws of typewriters.

Paging Mother Hubbard (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 himself a refrigerator because he is hungry, but finds it empty when it comes to life.

Well, Just Once I'd Like To Hear... (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Ophelia Glutenschnable; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Big Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie points out what it would be like if people said the opposite of what was expected of them; for example, a beatnik that admits his poetry is bad.

Words Of Wis-Dumb (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:
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones] (host)
Synopsis:
Aunt Juggie presents general advice to teenagers.
Reprints:

Squareless Checker Board (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Advertisement for squareless checker board for those who hate the game.

Three-Eyed Glasses (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Advertisement for three-eyed glasses for those with three eyes or two noses.

The Discovery Of (UGH) Teen-Agers! (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee Presents: Great Moments In History / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee (host); Alfred K. Order; Wild M. Applause; Archie Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis:
The discovery by cavemen of numbers, ages, and teenagers is shown.

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

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

It Always Happens (Table of Contents)

Dilton Observes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley (host); Horace Idleboy; Stanley Goofoff
Synopsis:
Dilton shows us a boy who can't read the blackboard, but can spot a redhead three blocks away, and another boy is is too injured for sports practice, but not to dance at the soda fountain.

["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)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Poor Archie! Every time he has to take a math exam, he goes all to pieces!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Guess Which One....
    Veronica
  3. 2. Small Small World
    Archie
  4. 3. Educational Comics...
    Jughead
  5. 4. What Are They?
    Jughead's Madhouse Pics
  6. 5. What Do You Think?
    Reggie Says
  7. 6. Guess Which One....
    Veronica
  8. 7. The Devil In You
    Reggie Says
  9. 8. If Teen-Agers Ran The Treasury
    Veronica Says
  10. 9. Madhouse Hall Of Fame
    Archie Presents
  11. 10. Advertising In Schools
    Mad House Advertising Dept
  12. 11. Buy a Typewriter...and You'll Be Sorry!
    Archie Says
  13. 12. Paging Mother Hubbard
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  14. 13. Well, Just Once I'd Like To Hear...
    Archie
  15. 14. Words Of Wis-Dumb
    Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn
  16. 15. Squareless Checker Board
  17. 16. Three-Eyed Glasses
  18. 17. The Discovery Of (UGH) Teen-Agers!
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents: Great Moments In History
  19. 18. Here They Are!
    Archie Giant Series
  20. 19. It Always Happens
    Dilton Observes
  21. 20. ["A bright new star in the Archie Giant Series"]
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
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  • Mike Nielsen
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