(October 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:
1966-08-01
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

["I think these super heroes are getting a little too commercial!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva (cartoon); ? (border)
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva (cartoon); ? (border)

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Clyde Didit
Synopsis:
Superheroes sell out.

Table of Nonsense (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Crabman; Unnamed James Bond-type hero
Synopsis:
Table of contents coupled with a humorous plug for Madhouse.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Good Guy Gimmicky Gadgets (Table of Contents)

Good Guy Section / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis:
A look at Captain Sprocket's gaggle of gadgets.

The Tricky Tree Trap! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Gladys; Treeman; The Chief
Synopsis:
Captain Sprocket dresses up like a Christmas tree to capture the bank robber Treeman.
Reprints:

["It's the new Zap! Bam! Pow! Zonk! World of Jughead!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Super Cowpoke (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero; western-frontier
Characters:
Super Cowpoke
Synopsis:
Super Cowpoke stops the stage from being robbed, stops an Indian attack and has a gunfight in town.

["Holy super heroes!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Captain Pumpernik (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Captain Pumpernik
Synopsis:
Captain Pumpernik is the first man to land on the moon.

Shady Sadie (Table of Contents)

Superchick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Superchick; Tessie; Shady Sadie
Synopsis:
Superchick must stop Shady Sadie from using her powers to win the Miss America pageant.

["Dig this crazy offer!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Bad Guy Gadgets] (Table of Contents)

Bad Guy Section / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Sprocket; Unnamed bad guy
Synopsis:
A look at a Madhouse bad guy's gaggle of gadgets.

Rival Reversal (Table of Contents)

Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; "Hot-Rod" Rudy; Salem; Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews] (cameo on television)
Synopsis:
Sabrina hopes that "Hot-Rod" Rudy asks her to the dance and uses her hexes to get her wish.

["Mad house giant-size Annual laugh riot Does it again!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Tragic Magic (Table of Contents)

Sabrina - Teen Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Sabrina's unnamed friend
Synopsis:
Sabrina can't find the tickets to a Beatles concert.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

["Look out!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Super Heroes versus Super Villains / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I think these super heroes are getting a little too commercial!"]
  2. 1. Table of Nonsense
    Mad House
  3. 2. Good Guy Gimmicky Gadgets
    Good Guy Section
  4. 3. The Tricky Tree Trap!
    Captain Sprocket
  5. 4. ["It's the new Zap! Bam! Pow! Zonk! World of Jughead!"]
    The World of Jughead
  6. 5. Super Cowpoke
  7. 6. ["Holy super heroes!"]
    Archie
  8. 7. Captain Pumpernik
  9. 8. Shady Sadie
    Superchick
  10. 9. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  11. 10. [Bad Guy Gadgets]
    Bad Guy Section
  12. 11. Rival Reversal
    Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch
  13. 12. ["Mad house giant-size Annual laugh riot Does it again!"]
    Archie's Mad House Annual
  14. 13. Tragic Magic
    Sabrina - Teen Witch
  15. 14. ["Look out!"]
    Super Heroes versus Super Villains
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