(July 1962)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Volume:
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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
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["... But your ad says you'll fit anybody!"] (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
teen; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
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Synopsis:
Totem pole showing feature characters, and Amerind female with classic Dan DeCarlo-drawn figure.

Monster Section (Table of Contents)

Hilda the Witch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Hilda the Witch
Synopsis:
Hilda is shown mixing "Thrills" and "Chills" into the "Monster Section," which is shown as a black cauldron.

The Prime Time Machine (Table of Contents)

Monster Professor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Stan Goldberg ?
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Monster Professor; Monster Assistant
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Spellbound! (Table of Contents)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Hilda the Witch
Synopsis:
Hilda complains of a new sorcerer defeating her when she flies over his domain. She looks up his address and finds it is Cape Canaveral.

Mild Child (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor

The Nosey Photographer (Table of Contents)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Hilda the Witch; The Cat Girl; The Creature from the Lagoon; The Fly; The Mole Man; The Spider Man; The Phantom of the Opera; Dr. Cyclops; The "Thing"
Synopsis:
Hilda asks "How do you like being a monster in Hollywood?" and each monster replies.
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Indexer Notes

"The Spider Man" shown here actually looks like a spider with a human face. The cover date of this issue is one month before the cover date of Marvel's Spider-Man debuted in Amazing Fantasy (Marvel, 1962 series) #15 (August, 1962)

Teen-Age Section (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Lester Cool; Chester Square

The Hip Drip (Table of Contents)

Chester Square / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey ?
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Chester Square; Lester Cool; Yvonne
Synopsis:
Lester Cool tries to impress French exchange student Yvonne, but she can't understand his slang. She prefers Chester Square's "square" way of speaking.
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Video Magic (Table of Contents)

Lester Cool / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Lester Cool; Chester Square
Synopsis:
Lester Cool's television is specially made to show westerns. It runs on oats.

House of Horror (Table of Contents)

Lester Cool and Chester Square / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
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Lester Cool; Chester Square
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Boys Are Such Funny Creatures! (Table of Contents)

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Girls Are So Illogical! (Table of Contents)

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["And believe me - We teachers often have trouble trying to figure out both boys and girls!!"] (Table of Contents)

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Plant Playmate (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
teen; humor

The Space Station (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Pink Martian Man
Synopsis:
Pink Martian Man introduces the next section of the comic.

The Rat Race For Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Harry Lucey ?
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Pink Martian Man; Johnny
Synopsis:
Johnny decides he doesn't want to go to the future because there will be too much to learn.
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An Eye Full (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards ?
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Hal
Synopsis:
Hal has a blind date lined up for his pal. He promises that this one doesn't have four eyes like the girl from Mar or three eyes like the girl from Saturn. It turns out her two eyes are stacked, not side by side.
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The Uncharted Planet! (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
Two space travelers arrive on a planet and are amazed that inanimate objects come to life. Their spaceship refuses to leave because he likes it there.
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Indexer Notes

The space travelers uniforms are very similar to Adam Strange's in design and color, including the eagle crest on the forehead.

Fly Guy (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Synopsis:
A "human fly" sees a psychiatrist to overcome his fear of flypaper.

Indexer Notes

Black and white inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["... But your ad says you'll fit anybody!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Monster Section
    Hilda the Witch
  4. 3. The Prime Time Machine
    Monster Professor
  5. 4. Spellbound!
    Hilda the Witch
  6. 5. Mild Child
  7. 6. The Nosey Photographer
    Hilda the Witch
  8. 7. Teen-Age Section
  9. 8. The Hip Drip
    Chester Square
  10. 9. Video Magic
    Lester Cool
  11. 10. House of Horror
    Lester Cool and Chester Square
  12. 11. Boys Are Such Funny Creatures!
  13. 12. Girls Are So Illogical!
  14. 13. ["And believe me - We teachers often have trouble trying to figure out both boys and girls!!"]
  15. 14. Plant Playmate
  16. 15. The Space Station
  17. 16. The Rat Race For Space!
  18. 17. An Eye Full
  19. 18. The Uncharted Planet!
  20. 19. Fly Guy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Matthew Thompson
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
  • Mike Nielsen