(February 1962)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 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

["I didn't think you were that kind of wolf!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Mad House / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
witch; wolfman

Strange Change (Table of Contents)

Archie's Mad House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Jayson
Synopsis:
Mr. Jayson switches personalities.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

A Vampire Meets A Vamp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ludwig the Vampire; Velma; Freddy (a bat; host)
Synopsis:
A vampire falls hard for a mortal, only to discover that she's also a vampire.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The bat is unnamed, but is likely the same bat (Freddy) that narrated the stories in "Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats," released in the same period.

The Martian Report (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Zenbo (martian); Mikrik (martian)
Synopsis:
A pair of Martians return to Mars with the most fascinating sight of their lives, a woman's purse full of stuff.
Reprints:

Genius At Work (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead gets a genie to wash his car.

["I am a very shy boy."] (Table of Contents)

Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones] (host)
Synopsis:
"Aunt Juggie" answers letters from the lovelorn.

Double-Earpiece Phone (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper (host); Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Introducing a phone with two earpieces for girls to share.

Nursery Crimes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Humpty Dumpty
Synopsis:
What Humpty Dumpty would be like as a movie.
Reprints:

People We Can Do Without (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

One-Panel cartoons that show various people asking stupid questions or saying stupid things.

If Teen-Agers Ran Parents..! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
How things would be different if teen-agers ran parents, including changes to newspaper articles, new merit awards, and new parent report cards.
Reprints:

[Introducing a New Magazine...BATS!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Lights Camera Action (Table of Contents)

Director Otto Von Jughead Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Otto Von Jughead [Jughead Jones]; Elvis Rockmore; Eddie
Synopsis:
Hollywood star Elvis Rockmore deals with a mummy, an empty dive tank, an oncoming train, and a snapped rope climbing cord.
Reprints:

Wall-to-Wall Carpet Shoes! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's new invention, shoes with carpet on the bottom so you are always walking on carpet.

The Chuck-le Wagon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Two four-panel western themed cartoons.

Guess Which One (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Guess which one has no trouble getting dates, isn't going to graduate, has a three o'clock date at the skating rink, and won't be invited again.

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel cartoons.

Mad House's Warehouse Clearance Sale (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous products, including a TV set with genuine rabbit ears, his and hers garage doors, and bubble gum with real bubbles.

Better Not Believe It! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Zelda Wiffenpoof; Hi Bludpresher; J. Walker Lowslung; Clinton P. Hornswoggle; Elmer Hook; Ima Gog
Synopsis:
Parody of Ripley's Believe It Or Not.
Reprints:

Card Trick (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints three people to play cards with.

Nursery Crime Of Simple Simon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Simple Simon; Pieman
Synopsis:
A movie version of Simple Simon.
Reprints:

Space Date (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two members of the space patrol have blind dates.
Reprints:

[Follow the star-studded trail of the biggest buy in comics!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Madhouse Monologues (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A teenager finds a way to scare his parents...his report card.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I didn't think you were that kind of wolf!"]
    Archie's Mad House
  2. 1. Strange Change
    Archie's Mad House
  3. 2. A Vampire Meets A Vamp
  4. 3. The Martian Report
  5. 4. Genius At Work
    Jughead
  6. 5. ["I am a very shy boy."]
    Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  7. 6. Double-Earpiece Phone
    Betty Says
  8. 7. Nursery Crimes!
  9. 8. People We Can Do Without
  10. 9. If Teen-Agers Ran Parents..!
    Archie Says
  11. 10. [Introducing a New Magazine...BATS!]
    Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats
  12. 11. Lights Camera Action
    Director Otto Von Jughead Presents
  13. 12. Wall-to-Wall Carpet Shoes!
    Jughead Says
  14. 13. The Chuck-le Wagon
  15. 14. Guess Which One
  16. 15. Mad House's Warehouse Clearance Sale
  17. 16. Better Not Believe It!
  18. 17. Card Trick
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  19. 18. Nursery Crime Of Simple Simon
  20. 19. Space Date
  21. 20. [Follow the star-studded trail of the biggest buy in comics!]
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  22. 21. Madhouse Monologues
  23. 22. [We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
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