(July 1961)

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:
John Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frankenstein's Monster; the Mummy; Dracula; Archie Andrews

Guess Which One... (Table of Contents)

Veronica Asks You / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Guess which one thinks she's another Connie Francis, has been seeing too many Westerns, is the boy craziest girl in Texas, and has five teen-age daughters.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

If Teen-Agers Formed a Union (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host)
Synopsis:
Archie looks at what would happen if teens formed a union, including changes to the union charter and motto, new school benefits, and new dating rights.

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

Volume 1: Aa (Table of Contents)

The Madhouse Encyclopedia / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Alexander the Great; Alfred the Great; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Includes entries on aardvarks, adaptation, air, airplanes, Alexander the Great, Alfred the Great, Archie the Great, and apes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Archie's year of birth given as 1946.

Madhouse Hotels! (Table of Contents)

Archie Says / 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)
Synopsis:
Archie shows us some examples of Hilton hotels in other parts of the world (in Pisa, Italy, it's the Tiltin' Hilton, etc.).

Campaign Pictures Sometimes Lie (Table of Contents)

Madhouse Exposure Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
A. Kreep
Synopsis:
A look at high school campaign photos and the truth behind them.
Reprints:

Mad House Pillow Phone (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Veronica Lodge (host)
Synopsis:
Fake advertisement for a heavily padded telephone to be used as a pillow.

The Beatnik Monster (Table of Contents)

Mad House Monster of the Month / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Illustration of a monster and the characteristics that make him a beatnik.
Reprints:

Clyde Diddit's Mad House Mottoes! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Various comical mottoes.

Teen-Agers of the Past (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A series of gags starring Victorian-era teens.
Reprints:

Monsters from Outer Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A look at various monsters including the Six-Legged Venutians, female Saturnians, and the Brainy Kids of Jupiter.
Reprints:

The Boxing Machine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A pantomime gag in which a man fights an electronic boxing robot.
Reprints:

It Always Happens (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cyrus Glutton; Gloria Twirler; Jeremy Shaggymain; Ronda Wrightless
Reprints:

Mad House Greeting Cards (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host)
Synopsis:
Greeting cards for less important situations, such as sunburns, returning umbrellas, and stolen cars.
Reprints:

Madhouse Hall of Fame (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Twist Brothers; Gladys Globb; Skip Scallop; Bruce "The Bruiser" Rammer; Oswald Lovabuoy; Andy Kosign; Hank Sadsong
Reprints:

Watch the Birdie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
A bird flies in Jughead's house, so he paints him a cage.

Famous Females (Table of Contents)

Madhouse History Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abner Doubleday; Alexander Graham Bell; Ben Franklin; Robert Peary
Synopsis:
A look at the (fictional) famous females behind historic happenings.
Reprints:

The Discovery of Doughnuts! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee (host); Jughead Jones; Clyde Diddit (mentioned); Laslo Sforz
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee recounts the story of how hole-seller Laslo Sforz created doughnuts by wrapping an Italian breadstick around one of his holes.
Reprints:

Make a Date (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

McGargoyle Presents the New Shape in Capes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Advertisement for McGargoyle Capes for vampires.

The New Faro Electric Washer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Advertisement for a washing machine for mummies.

["Here Are Six Reasons Why I Know You'll Enjoy the Big, New Archie Annual #13"] (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. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Guess Which One...
    Veronica Asks You
  3. 2. If Teen-Agers Formed a Union
    Archie Says
  4. 3. Volume 1: Aa
    The Madhouse Encyclopedia
  5. 4. Madhouse Hotels!
    Archie Says
  6. 5. Campaign Pictures Sometimes Lie
    Madhouse Exposure Department
  7. 6. Mad House Pillow Phone
    Veronica Says
  8. 7. The Beatnik Monster
    Mad House Monster of the Month
  9. 8. Clyde Diddit's Mad House Mottoes!
    Reggie Presents
  10. 9. Teen-Agers of the Past
  11. 10. Monsters from Outer Space
  12. 11. The Boxing Machine
  13. 12. It Always Happens
    Dilton Observes
  14. 13. Mad House Greeting Cards
  15. 14. Madhouse Hall of Fame
    Archie Presents
  16. 15. Watch the Birdie
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  17. 16. Famous Females
    Madhouse History Dept.
  18. 17. The Discovery of Doughnuts!
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History
  19. 18. Make a Date
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  20. 19. McGargoyle Presents the New Shape in Capes
  21. 20. The New Faro Electric Washer
  22. 21. ["Here Are Six Reasons Why I Know You'll Enjoy the Big, New Archie Annual #13"]
    Archie Annual
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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