(June 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
On-sale date:
1964-04-01
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

["Now that's what I call a living doll!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Keywords:
paper doll

For a Real Cool Time Welcome to...Archie's Mad House (Table of Contents)

Table of Cool-tents / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A number of puns with the words "cool" and "cold."
Keywords:
ice-skating; slang

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

["For your convenience, we've placed this section in front of the book..."] (Table of Contents)

Monster Section / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Transistor

Ronald the Rubber Boy Meets Sabrina the Witch Queen (Table of Contents)

Ronald the Rubber Boy; Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Ronald the Rubber Boy; Sabrina the Teenage Witch; Fairy Witch Mother; Smasher
Synopsis:
Ronald and Sabrina each envy the other's powers. They get Sabrina's Fairy Witch Mother to make a potion to change their powers, but then find they were better off before.
Keywords:
blender; genie; hex; homework; potion; shower; telephone; television

Mix Fix! (Table of Contents)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hilda the Witch
Synopsis:
Hilda uses an electric mixer to stir her witch's brew.
Keywords:
electric mixer; witch's brew

Tall Tale (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens think no one will believe them when they describe the humans they saw on Earth.
Keywords:
aliens

["If you're looking for something uplifting--"] (Table of Contents)

Olympic Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
If you want to associate with winners, then skip the Olympic section.
Keywords:
awards stand; Olympics; shot put

The Mad House Olympics of 1964 1/2 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Justin Case; Al LaCart; Sonny Day; Skip Town
Synopsis:
Mad House presents its own version of the Olympics, with changes to timekeeping, the torch bearer, and different events.
Keywords:
alligators; hourglass; hurdles; Olympic torch; pogo stick; weight-lifting

The Mad House Olympic Hall of Shame Pays Special Tribute to Sam Wingdinger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Sam Wingdinger
Synopsis:
In an attempt to become a great track star, Sam eats chicken wings and grows wings on his feet.
Keywords:
chicken wings; Olympics

The Teen Olympics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis:
Teen versions of the Olympics, which include locker-stuffing, jalopy-pushing, commercial marathon, dilly-dialing, sad story, and marathon will-power (for going the longest without television).
Keywords:
commercials; jalopy; lockers; Olympics; telephone; television

Liven Up Your Laughin' (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Welcome to the Space Section!] (Table of Contents)

Space Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis:
Captain Sprocket goes girl-watching in his mini flying saucer.
Keywords:
flying saucer

Super Duper Blooper! (Table of Contents)

Alice the Astronaughty Space Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Alice the Space Girl; Sam
Synopsis:
Alice gets super-powers by going to the moon. However, every time she tries to use them, she gets distracted in typical female ways.
Keywords:
football; kiss; moon; newspapers; phone booth; space ship

Indexer Notes

Alice plays for the New York Jets pro football team.

Lunar Lunacy! (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Professor Transistor (host)
Synopsis:
Three cartoons about getting to the Moon without using a rocket.
Keywords:
bow and arrow; cow; Moon

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963. Average paid circulation for previous 12 months was 258,644. Single issue nearest to filing date was 214,675

["It's time to visit the..."] (Table of Contents)

The Mad House World's Fair Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Versions of the Trylon and Perisphere from the 1939 World's Fair are shown, along with a Mad House building shaped like an ice cream soda.
Keywords:
New York World's Fair

Mad House World's Fair of 1964 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Professor Transistor; Herman Noodnik
Synopsis:
Professor Transistor gives Herman a tour of the Mad House World's Fair, where all the buildings look like what they are supposed to represent. Later, he shows Herman a couple of his inventions in his Mad Science pavilion.
Keywords:
inventions; robots; World's Fair

Get My New Lucky Piece...Free (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Grin and Bear It! (Table of Contents)

Mad House Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Papa Bear and Baby Bear think someone has eaten their porridge, but Mama Bear hasn't finished cooking it yet.
Keywords:
porridge; Three Bears

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Formula Has a Bug in It! (Table of Contents)

Mad House Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Professor Beezly's new insect spray turns insects into giants.
Keywords:
chemicals; insect spray

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Here It Is! Your Archie Annual (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Now that's what I call a living doll!"]
  2. 1. For a Real Cool Time Welcome to...Archie's Mad House
    Table of Cool-tents
  3. 2. ["For your convenience, we've placed this section in front of the book..."]
    Monster Section
  4. 3. Ronald the Rubber Boy Meets Sabrina the Witch Queen
    Ronald the Rubber Boy; Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  5. 4. Mix Fix!
    Hilda the Witch
  6. 5. Tall Tale
  7. 6. ["If you're looking for something uplifting--"]
    Olympic Section
  8. 7. The Mad House Olympics of 1964 1/2
  9. 8. The Mad House Olympic Hall of Shame Pays Special Tribute to Sam Wingdinger
  10. 9. The Teen Olympics
  11. 10. Liven Up Your Laughin'
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  12. 11. ["Welcome to the Space Section!]
    Space Section
  13. 12. Super Duper Blooper!
    Alice the Astronaughty Space Girl
  14. 13. Lunar Lunacy!
  15. 14. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963
  16. 15. ["It's time to visit the..."]
    The Mad House World's Fair Section
  17. 16. Mad House World's Fair of 1964
  18. 17. Get My New Lucky Piece...Free
    Archie Comics
  19. 18. Grin and Bear It!
    Mad House Shorty
  20. 19. The Formula Has a Bug in It!
    Mad House Shorty
  21. 20. Here It Is! Your Archie Annual
    Archie Annual
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