(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
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

["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:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
ice-skating; slang

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

["For your convenience..."] (Table of Contents)

Monster Section / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Transistor

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

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

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

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:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?

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:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

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

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
Mad House versions of Olympic track and field 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:
?

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Sam Wingdinger
Synopsis:
Sam eats so many chicken wings his feet sprout wings.
Keywords:
chicken wings; Olympics

The Teen Olympics (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
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:
?

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:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.
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:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?

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:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Professor Transistor; Herman
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.
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:
?
Letters:
?

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)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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..."]
    Monster Section
  4. 3. Ronald the Rubber Boy Meets Sabrina the Witch Queen
    Ronald the Rubber Boy; Sabrina
  5. 4. Mix Fix
    Hilda the Witch
  6. 5. Tall Tale
  7. 6. ["If you're looking for something uplifting--"]
    Olympic Section
  8. 7. 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!
  21. 20. Here It Is! Your Archie Annual
    Archie Annual
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