(April 1964)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
seven times a year in February, April, June, August, September, October, and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Fink, I don't think you're getting the hang of karate!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; martial arts
Characters:
Fink
Keywords:
handsaw; karate

["Apeman, what are you doing in this magazine?"] (Table of Contents)

Table of Corntents / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Sabrina the Teenage Witch; Apeman

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Table of contents and a cartoon.

["Are you suffering from Flunk-itis?"] (Table of Contents)

Teen Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the Teen Section.

The Dating Code (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
What girls and boys wear to show their willingness to go steady.
Keywords:
dating; Dutch; net; safe; semaphore flags; sports car; telescope; tire

Western Terms for Eastern Teens (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Kresse
Inks:
Bill Kreese
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Kreese

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Cowboy western slang translated into modern teen slang.
Keywords:
slang

Cheerleader Chuckles (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Kresse
Inks:
Bill Kreese
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Kreese

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
Jokes about cheerleaders and baton twirlers.
Keywords:
baton twirling; cheerleaders; football

Snow Sculpture (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Snow sculptures with accompanying humorous comments.
Keywords:
eight-ball; sculpture; snow

["The imagination can sometimes play funny tricks!"] (Table of Contents)

It Just Seems That Way! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Sabrina the Teenage Witch (host, cameo)
Synopsis:
The most popular girl in town; the first day in a new school; the loud party next door; getting home late from a date.

["Did you flip over surfing?] (Table of Contents)

The Mad House Sports Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Keywords:
bull-fighting; matador; steeplechase; surfing

Indexer Notes

Introduction to The Mad House Sports Section.

Ping Pong Pointers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
Jokes about ping pong.
Keywords:
ping pong

Skating Tips and Quips (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
Jokes about ice-skating.
Keywords:
barrel-jumping; crack-the-whip; ice-skating; pillow

Mad House Ski Tips (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
Jokes about skiing.
Keywords:
hospital; insurance; ski jumping; skiing; slalom; wheelchair

Mountain Climbing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
Jokes about mountain climbing.
Keywords:
mountain climbing

A Mad House Glance at the Zany Sport of Bob Sledding (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
Jokes about bob-sledding.
Keywords:
bob-sleds

Rocky Hockey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
Jokes about ice hockey.
Keywords:
goalkeeper; ice hockey; penalty box; stretcher

["Heh! Heh! Imagine! I was able to buy this genuine talking monster..."] (Table of Contents)

Monster Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Transistor
Synopsis:
Professor Transistor's monster can only speak Japanese, because he was made in Japan.
Keywords:
Japanese; monster

Capt. Sprocket vs. 3-D Man (Table of Contents)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Professor Transistor; Gladys; Super Duper Man; 3-D Man (villain)
Synopsis:
Professor Transistor invents a ray that allows two objects to occupy the same space. His assistant uses it on himself to become 3-D Man, who can walk through walls. Captain Sprocket comes up with a plan to prevent 3-D Man from stealing all the government top secrets (and it works!)
Keywords:
3-D; bank robbery; biscuits; clothesline; movies; phone booth; popcorn

Mad House Rockets (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Mad House rockets specially designed for various purposes.
Keywords:
ball point pens; cigars; extension cords; gossip; liquid fuel; New York Mets; rockets

Dig This Crazy Offer! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Ice-Capade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
A series of jokes about ice-fishing.
Keywords:
golf; ice-fishing; skin-diving; whale

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Spectacular Is the Only Word for It! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Fink, I don't think you're getting the hang of karate!"]
  2. 1. ["Apeman, what are you doing in this magazine?"]
    Table of Corntents
  3. 2. ["Are you suffering from Flunk-itis?"]
    Teen Section
  4. 3. The Dating Code
  5. 4. Western Terms for Eastern Teens
  6. 5. Cheerleader Chuckles
  7. 6. Snow Sculpture
  8. 7. ["The imagination can sometimes play funny tricks!"]
    It Just Seems That Way!
  9. 8. ["Did you flip over surfing?]
    The Mad House Sports Section
  10. 9. Ping Pong Pointers
  11. 10. Skating Tips and Quips
  12. 11. Mad House Ski Tips
  13. 12. Mountain Climbing
  14. 13. A Mad House Glance at the Zany Sport of Bob Sledding
  15. 14. Rocky Hockey
  16. 15. ["Heh! Heh! Imagine! I was able to buy this genuine talking monster..."]
    Monster Section
  17. 16. Capt. Sprocket vs. 3-D Man
    Captain Sprocket
  18. 17. Mad House Rockets
  19. 18. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  20. 19. Ice-Capade
  21. 20. Spectacular Is the Only Word for It!
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
  • Mike Nielsen