(August 1965)

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:
1965-06-01
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

["Sprocket, you two-timer! What's this long blue hair doing on your shoulder?"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Sprocket / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Samm Schwartz (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Inks:
Samm Schwartz (cartoon); ? (border)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz (cartoon); ? (border)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Clyde Didit

Special Wig-Flipping Issue! (Table of Contents)

Mad House / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
List of stories and features to be found in this issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Previously credited to Orlando Busino.

Cowboy Heroes Always Wear White Hats (Table of Contents)

Good Guy Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis:
Cowboy heroes wear white hats and jungle heroes wear leopard skin suits, but Mad House heroes wear silly grins.

Market Marauder Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Super Disguise / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Super Disguise; Super Market Man
Synopsis:
Facing a forced resignation from the Union of Super Heroes, Super Disguise disguises himself as a sheet of trading stamps in an attempt to apprehend Super Market Man.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Orlando Busino. P&A Supermarket is a parody of A&P.

Ups 'n' Downs (Table of Contents)

Ali Bubu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ali Bubu
Synopsis:
When Ali Babu's magic carpet runs out of gas, he uses it as a parachute and floats to the ground.

Super Blooper (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Cobra; Lady Sprocket; Gladys
Synopsis:
Captain Sprocket is too much of a gentleman to capture a lady crook, so he advertises for a female assistant.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Chic Stone.

Just What the Mad Doctor Ordered! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Mad House Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Wanted for Murder of Good Taste (Table of Contents)

Bad Guy Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Super Rat Fink; Captain Shark
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Bad Guy Section in the form of a wanted poster.

Double Trouble (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Kola; Hokar
Synopsis:
Two Saturnians go on a mission to explore Earth, but find little in value to bring home with them.

Everything Happens in Transylvania (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Three Transylvania-themed cartoons: a woman paints a mustache onto a painting of a woman; two women wear hats in a theater; Transylvania children are cleaned.

The Detergent Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dexter Taylor
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Poindexter; The Detergent Monster
Synopsis:
Two scientists making detergent for the Agaxo Soap Laboratory accidentally create a detergent monster with the power to turn anything white.
Reprints:

Archie's Jokes #33 Is It! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Jokes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Spray Spree (Table of Contents)

A Mad House Maddy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man hunting a bug with bug spray is being hunted by a bigger bug.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Jungle Bungle (Table of Contents)

A Mad House Maddy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
One man warns another about native witch doctors.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Here Comes Summer Fun #34 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Sprocket, you two-timer! What's this long blue hair doing on your shoulder?"]
    Captain Sprocket
  2. 1. Special Wig-Flipping Issue!
    Mad House
  3. 2. Cowboy Heroes Always Wear White Hats
    Good Guy Section
  4. 3. Market Marauder Part 2
    Super Disguise
  5. 4. Ups 'n' Downs
    Ali Bubu
  6. 5. Super Blooper
    Captain Sprocket
  7. 6. Just What the Mad Doctor Ordered!
    Archie's Mad House Annual
  8. 7. Wanted for Murder of Good Taste
    Bad Guy Section
  9. 8. Double Trouble
  10. 9. Everything Happens in Transylvania
  11. 10. The Detergent Monster
  12. 11. Archie's Jokes #33 Is It!
    Archie's Jokes
  13. 12. Spray Spree
    A Mad House Maddy
  14. 13. Jungle Bungle
    A Mad House Maddy
  15. 14. Here Comes Summer Fun #34
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
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