(September 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
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

["What makes you two super heroes so sure I got your laundry mixed up?"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Sprocket / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket: Chung Ho
Keywords:
laundry

Special Mad House Super Heroes Issue (Table of Contents)

Table of Nonsense / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Black Demon
Keywords:
pillow fight

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

["Mad House helps the war on poverty..."] (Table of Contents)

Good Guy Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis:
Mad House employes heroes no other magazine would hire.
Keywords:
cowboy; knight

Zero's Zeal (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Super Zero; Cosmo Cosmic; Purple Flash; Super Goodness; Archie Andrews (cameo; on bubblegum card); Jughead (cameo; on bubblegum card); Betty (cameo; on bubblegum card); Max the Tailor
Synopsis:
Captain Sprocket helps Super Zero discover his true super powers.
Keywords:
bubblegum cards; skateboard

Space Visitors (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens try to figure out Earth people.
Keywords:
aliens; basketball hoop; pinball machine; steam shovel

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

Horse Man (Table of Contents)

Horse Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Horseman [Rhodney J. Sidesaddle]; Fishface; Mary
Synopsis:
When Fishface robs a bank it's up to Horseman to track him down.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aquarium; bank robbers; sea horse

["Be careful when you open this giant side-splitter"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Mad House Toe Tale (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Myron; Willie; Ziblick the Martian
Synopsis:
Ziblick the Martian can "hang twenty" while surfing.
Keywords:
alien; Martian; surfing

Razzle Dazzle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Super Dazzle; Joe Slushwell; Leprechaun
Synopsis:
A Leprechaun turns Slushwell into his hero Super Dazzle for 24 hours.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball; golf; leprechan; phone booth; pizza

["Here's your passport to all the fun and adventure.."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Around the World with Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Dog Gone (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Glopso (Martian dog, off-panel)
Synopsis:
A Martian dog is a giant and so are his fleas.
Keywords:
DDT; dog; fleas; Mars

["Mad House Magazine presents the best super villains money can buy..."] (Table of Contents)

Bad Guy Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Super Jaywalker; Super Beatnik; Super Litterer
Synopsis:
Mad House buys the best super-villains they can get for cheap rates.
Keywords:
beatnik; jaywalker; litterer; traffic signal

Go-Go Gaga (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
Sabrina; "Baldy" Johnson; Skinflint
Synopsis:
Skinflint tries to shut down the teens dance club so they will be forced to come to his dance club.
Keywords:
dancing; jackhammer; rock music; rocking chairs

Indexer Notes

One of Sabrina's magic words is "Shazam!"

Summertime and the Laughin' Is Easy! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Prize Size (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Kresse
Inks:
Bill Kreese

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
A parody of the Cinderella story, only this time Cinderella has big feet and the prince's slipper fits one of the ugly sisters.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cinderella; slipper

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Pantomime story.

Two Giants (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["What makes you two super heroes so sure I got your laundry mixed up?"]
    Captain Sprocket
  2. 1. Special Mad House Super Heroes Issue
    Table of Nonsense
  3. 2. ["Mad House helps the war on poverty..."]
    Good Guy Section
  4. 3. Zero's Zeal
    Captain Sprocket
  5. 4. Space Visitors
  6. 5. Horse Man
    Horse Man
  7. 6. ["Be careful when you open this giant side-splitter"]
    Archie's Jokes
  8. 7. A Mad House Toe Tale
  9. 8. Razzle Dazzle
  10. 9. ["Here's your passport to all the fun and adventure.."]
    Around the World with Archie
  11. 10. Dog Gone
  12. 11. ["Mad House Magazine presents the best super villains money can buy..."]
    Bad Guy Section
  13. 12. Go-Go Gaga
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Summertime and the Laughin' Is Easy!
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  15. 14. Prize Size
  16. 15. Two Giants
    Archie Annual
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • James Ludwig
  • Tom Sager
  • Mike Nielsen