(February 1966)

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:
1965-12-01
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

["While you're in the future, Dad, find out how I'll make out on my algebra exam!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Inks:
? (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Colors:
?
Letters:
? (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Clyde Didit
Synopsis:
A student asks his scientist father to pick up his up-coming test scores during a trip to the future.
Keywords:
exams; time machine; time-travel

Indexer Notes

Art previously thought to be Bob White.

Special Down to Earth Issue (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Skiing gag and list of contents.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

["Mad House heroes are super school dropouts!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The fates of super-hero school dropouts is examined.
Keywords:
drop-out

Mr. Clock (Table of Contents)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Mr. Clock (villain); Sylvia; Assistant 1; Assistant 2; Archie (cameo, newspaper strip); Jughead (cameo, newspaper strip)
Synopsis:
Captain Sprocket battles the time-traveling menace Mr. Clock.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Indians; phone booth; time machine; time travel

Indexer Notes

One of the advantages of time-travel would be to read tomorrow's Archie comic strip today.
Credits from World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #9.

Woe Beau (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The frog; The princess
Synopsis:
A frog appeals to a princess that he's been enchanted and needs her help.
Keywords:
frog; princess; sympathy card

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

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

Finkfinger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Finkfinger
Synopsis:
A teen gains the power to conduct electricity through an accident while repairing a television set and uses the power to become a football star.
Keywords:
baby-sitter; cheerleader; electricity; football; megaphone; television repairman

25¢ x 5 = $1.00 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Mad House villains are so tough..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The villainous exploits of Madhouse's stable of villains.

Juke Box Joe (Table of Contents)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Juke Box Joe (villain); Doris
Synopsis:
Captain Sprocket battles a villain capable of controlling human movement with his library of catchy tunes.
Keywords:
ear plugs; emotions; juke box; phone booth; pier; records; songs

Indexer Notes

Last panel says "To be continued!"

Night Flight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
An ancient Persian has a long flight on his flying carpet.
Keywords:
flying carpet

Lulu of a Boo-Boo (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Salem the cat; Rosalind; Donald; Greta the Fairy Witch Mother
Synopsis:
Sabrina tries using her magic to get Donald away from Rosalind, but her spells keep backfiring on her.
Keywords:
hair styles; magic; record player; skateboards; television

Indexer Notes

Sabrina's spells contain "Shindigabaloo" and "Hulabadig" (a combination of the titles of teen music TV shows "Shindig" and "Hulabaloo")

Mad House Loony Lingo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
The Professor; His assistant
Synopsis:
A space mission to Mars discovers artifacts of an ancient civilization.
Keywords:
artifacts; Mars; spacemen; tic-tac-toe

The Best Buys in Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Loony Line Up (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Victim; The Officer; The Suspect
Synopsis:
A robbery victim is asked to pick the Martian who robbed him out of a police line-up.
Keywords:
alien; Martian; police line-up

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Dream Drama (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Professor; The Guide
Synopsis:
While on safari in a remote jungle, a man has a disturbingly real dream.
Keywords:
dream; giant birds

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["While you're in the future, Dad, find out how I'll make out on my algebra exam!"]
  2. 1. Special Down to Earth Issue
  3. 2. ["Mad House heroes are super school dropouts!"]
    Good Guy Section
  4. 3. Mr. Clock
    Captain Sprocket
  5. 4. Woe Beau
  6. 5. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Finkfinger
  8. 7. 25¢ x 5 = $1.00
    Little Archie
  9. 8. ["Mad House villains are so tough..."]
    Bad Guy Section
  10. 9. Juke Box Joe
    Captain Sprocket
  11. 10. Night Flight
  12. 11. Lulu of a Boo-Boo
    Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  13. 12. Mad House Loony Lingo
  14. 13. The Best Buys in Comics!
    Archie Giant Series
  15. 14. Loony Line Up
  16. 15. Dream Drama
  17. 16. Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free!
    Archie Comics
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