(April 1966)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Inside front cover labels this issue as "Special Spy Guy issue". This issue indexing information from Daniel Smith, 3/25/2006.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
waitress; 2 teenagers
Synopsis:
Boy at Space Drive-In has unusual order.

Good Guy Section (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
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Indexer Notes

Thematic gag introduction to the next two stories.

Spy Spoof (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; spy
Characters:
Agents 0098; Agent 0099; Mr. Silverfinger
Synopsis:
Agents 0098 and 0099 graduate spy school, become gofers for more respected agents, bumble their way into stopping "Notorious Spy, Mr. Silverfinger" with a toaster.

Professor Transistor in Mission Mish-Mash (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor; spy
Characters:
Prof. Transistor
Synopsis:
Prof. Transistor is sent on a mission to Pizzarovia.

Indexer Notes

Prof. Transistor is a parody of Bond's "M".

Earth Mirth! (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
martians; female ice-skater
Synopsis:
Martians mistake a female ice-skater's clumsiness as a new dance.

Blast Repast (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Someone eats a cereal "shot from rockets".

Race for Space (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
astronauts
Synopsis:
After a 10 year journey, Earthmen are ready to "make history" by finally reaching distant planet Zoro. They land and are met by ... other Earthmen. Last panel dialog reads "Five years after you left Earth we invented a faster rocket that covered this distance in only ONE YEAR!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Archie's Pals 'n' Gals.

Bad Guy Section (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Thematic gag introduction to the next story, but not
really part of it.

The Diamond (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Carbo Man [short for Carborundum Man]; Ruby (villain); Emerald (villain); Sapphire (villain); Union of Super Heroes
Synopsis:
Ruby, Emerald, and Sapphire easily defeat the efforts of the "Union of Super Heroes" to stop their crimes because the villains' bodies are made of solid gemstone, and "diamonds are the hardest substance in the world". Carborundum Man defeats the male villains "with psychology", and ends story by proposing to Sapphire.

Indexer Notes

Super-hero parody introducing Carbo Man. Sapphire looks like a cross between Smurfette and Bizarro Lois Lane.

Smile Wile (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
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Hold That Tiger (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Martian anthropomorhpic tigers; Madison Avenue spokesperson
Synopsis:
Martian anthropomorhpic tigers decide to vacation
on Earth because of Earth's commercials. On Earth, they become offended by the "Put a Tiger in Your Tank" gasoline campaign, kidnap a Madison Avenue spokesperson, and return to Mars to start a Martian ad campaign for "Clawo Gas! It puts a Human in your tank!"

Indexer Notes

This story is thematically similar to the cover for Archie's Mad House #51.

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House ad for Betty and Veronica Spectacular.

Space Spoof (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

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Indexer Notes

House Ad for Archie subscriptions plus "free raincoat" with each subscription ordered. On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
  2. 1. Good Guy Section
  3. 2. Spy Spoof
  4. 3. Professor Transistor in Mission Mish-Mash
  5. 4. Earth Mirth!
  6. 5. Blast Repast
  7. 6. Race for Space
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Bad Guy Section
  10. 9. The Diamond
  11. 10. Smile Wile
  12. 11. Hold That Tiger
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Space Spoof
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
  • Mike Nielsen