(December 1960)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
seven times per year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Veronica has spurned me! It makes me feel so blue!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

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
Characters:
Veronica Lodge (host)
Synopsis:
Veronica asks the reader to guess which one doesn't appreciate rock 'n' roll, is about to become a blind date, etc.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Lights! Camera! Action! (Table of Contents)

Director Otto Von Jughead Presents / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Otto von Jughead [Jughead Jones]; Elvis Rockmore (introduction)
Synopsis:
Jughead shows people how to rescue the hero of an adventure movie.

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

Teen Tablets! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Gladys Jones; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Fred Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Pills designed to give you needed personality traits for specific situations, including Cha Cha Tablets, Sick Tablets, and a Movie Tablet.

Indexer Notes

Art previously thought to be Bill Vigoda.

The Family Album (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
A photo album of "firsts" in Archie's childhood.

Fish Dish (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints a fish for a hungry cat.

If Girls Played Football! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Fantasy Department / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Martin Epp ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp ?

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Women playing football and being more concerned with fashion, makeup and gossip than with scoring touchdowns.

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

Moose's Words of Wis-Dumb! (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason (host)
Synopsis:
Collection of homilies taken to illogical conclusions.

Madhouse Hall of Fame (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Ezra Baumgartner; Tilly Sverdlovsk; Norbert Blockbuster; Brunhilda Stromboli; Annette Nicaragua
Synopsis:
Examples of dubious distinctions achieved by common people.

Madhouse Stamps For Teens (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Colon
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Examples of postage stamps with themes specific to teenage interests.

Indexer Notes

Colon credit is from Martin O'Hearn's "Who Created the Comic Books?" blog.

Mad House Products (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Examples of odd or useless consumer products, including hats without tops (for those who talk through hats) and a pocket sized wrist compass (for those who walk in circles).

["Where can I find a sweetheart who will sweep..."] (Table of Contents)

Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Aunt Juggie provides sarcastic advice to people with problems.

If Television Went 100% Honest (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
How television would look if nothing artificial or fabricated were allowed to be broadcast.

The Archie Way (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Reggie cites comparisons of how he would entertain Veronica versus how Archie would.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

Yes, My Darling Daughter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Illustrated punch lines to the set up line "She was only an (fill in the blank)'s daughter". This edition features the daughters of the umpire, tailor, inn-keeper, pitcher, cowboy, and cab driver.

Ad Slogans in the Lives of Archie and the Gang (Table of Contents)

Archie And The Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Popular advertising slogans are illustrated by real life situations featuring Archie and friends.

Moose's Grammer Lesson! (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Puns are given illustrated life, thanks to Moose.

The Discovery of the Ice Cream Sundae (Table of Contents)

Jughead Presents Great Moments in History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host); Sam Tuesday; Clyde Diddit (mentioned); Ralph
Synopsis:
A caveman's search for the best way to prepare swiss cheese and his neighbor's invention of ice cream combine to create the ice cream sundae.

Last Laff (Table of Contents)

Madhouse Presents Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Examples of situations Jughead makes unintentionally humorous.

["The world of Jughead is the world of fun!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pun My Word (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis:
Students give humorous definitions to the words insulate, forfeit, gruesome, folder, himalaya, juicy, denial, antidotes, and collapse.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Previously credited to Joe Edwards.

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica has spurned me! It makes me feel so blue!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Guess Which One
    Veronica
  3. 2. Lights! Camera! Action!
    Director Otto Von Jughead Presents
  4. 3. Teen Tablets!
    Professor Archie Andrews Presents
  5. 4. The Family Album
    Archie Presents
  6. 5. Fish Dish
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  7. 6. If Girls Played Football!
    Archie's Fantasy Department
  8. 7. Moose's Words of Wis-Dumb!
    Moose
  9. 8. Madhouse Hall of Fame
  10. 9. Madhouse Stamps For Teens
  11. 10. Mad House Products
    Archie Says
  12. 11. ["Where can I find a sweetheart who will sweep..."]
    Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  13. 12. If Television Went 100% Honest
    Archie Says
  14. 13. The Archie Way
    Reggie Reports
  15. 14. Yes, My Darling Daughter
  16. 15. Ad Slogans in the Lives of Archie and the Gang
    Archie And The Gang
  17. 16. Moose's Grammer Lesson!
    Moose
  18. 17. The Discovery of the Ice Cream Sundae
    Jughead Presents Great Moments in History
  19. 18. Last Laff
    Madhouse Presents Jughead
  20. 19. ["The world of Jughead is the world of fun!"]
    The World of Jughead
  21. 20. Pun My Word
    Archie
  22. 21. Here They Are!
    Archie Giant Series
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Igor Dybzinski
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Luke A.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
  • Mike Nielsen