(Winter 1959-1960)

Archie, 1957 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Little Archie Giant Comics
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

[Grapefruit and Goggles] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor; children
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
In the cover gag, Little Archie uses goggles to keep from getting squirted in the eye by a grapefruit. The gag "rolls up" in the corner to provide a peek at the contents of the issue: Little Archie being menaced by a wolf.

A Spotty Story (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Spotty; Caramel
Synopsis:
Betty is angry at Little Archie for letting his dog Spotty chase her cat Caramel. She convinces Little Archie to read a book called "Understanding Cats" so he will know more about how sensitive cats are. But when Betty and Caramel are threatened by a pack of vicious dogs, they learn something about Spotty.

The Flash (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Forest Ranger
Synopsis:
Little Archie and his dad go up to Wilderness Mountain to take photos. Little Archie takes the camera and wanders off alone into the forest, where he is chased by a hungry wolf.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the first Little Archie adventure story. The introductory caption explains that while Little Archie has mostly done funny things, "like any other boy, he's had his serious adventures too."

The Big Shot (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Weasel Williams; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Moose Mason; Weasel's two un-named friends
Synopsis:
Little Archie gets into a prank war with Weasel Williams.

Hide and Sweet! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday (Li'l Jinx's daddy)
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx is sad because she can't find any of her friends.

The Champion Collector (Table of Contents)

Evelyn Evernever / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Evelyn Evernever; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Little Archie Andrews; un-named girl
Synopsis:
The girls take up buying and chewing gum so they can get free pictures of movie stars. They start to suspect that Evelyn, who hasn't been seen in days, may be starting her own collection.

Birthday Greetings! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shrimpy; Peggy; Brando; un-named kid
Synopsis:
The kids give Peggy a birthday present.

Indexer Notes

No credits, but earlier Shrimpy cartoons were signed "Joe Harold."

Tricks of the Trade! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peggy; Brando
Synopsis:
Peggy asks Brando how he painted such a realistic animal.

Indexer Notes

No credits, but earlier Shrimpy cartoons were signed "Joe Harold."

Football Foolery (Table of Contents)

Ambrose / comic story / 4.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Ambrose Pipps; Little Jughead Jones; Little Moose Mason; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Sheldon Broadbeam
Synopsis:
The girls won't let the boys have any brownies unless they let Ambrose play football with them.

["Fooey! I don't call that a milk shake!"] (Table of Contents)

Ambrose / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ambrose Pipps; Little Archie Andrews; Little Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Ambrose isn't satisfied with a milk shake he buys from Little Archie and Moose.

Seth Warner (Table of Contents)

American Heritage / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Synopsis:
Article about American patriot Seth Warner.

The Cautious Campers (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Fred go on a camping trip, and scare each other with thoughts on what might go wrong.

For Whom the Beans Toll (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Reggie compete in a contest to guess the number of beans in a glass jar.

Flesh-Eating Birds (Table of Contents)

Creatures of the Past / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
Article about flesh-eating birds from South America.

Pop's Bad Day (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; un-named women; un-named squirrel
Synopsis:
Fred has to deal with the women from Mary's bridge club, building Spotty a doghouse, and a pet squirrel that Little Archie brought home.

Robin's Revenge (Table of Contents)

Caramel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Caramel
Synopsis:
Caramel tries to sneak up and pounce on a bird.

Two Many Monsters (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Ambrose Pipps; Pop Tate; Spotty
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Jughead test their experimental formula on Ambrose.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The credits printed in Archie's Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1984 series) #233 list this as Bob Bolling rather than Dexter Taylor.

The Deeds Do It! (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; un-named man; un-named kid
Synopsis:
Little Archie announces that he's going to do good deeds for everyone on the West Side, but all his good deeds just wind up making people angry.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Grapefruit and Goggles]
    Little Archie
  2. 1. A Spotty Story
    Little Archie
  3. 2. The Flash
    Little Archie
  4. 3. The Big Shot
    Little Archie
  5. 4. Hide and Sweet!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Champion Collector
    Evelyn Evernever
  7. 6. Birthday Greetings!
    Shrimpy
  8. 7. Tricks of the Trade!
    Shrimpy
  9. 8. Football Foolery
    Ambrose
  10. 9. ["Fooey! I don't call that a milk shake!"]
    Ambrose
  11. 10. Seth Warner
    American Heritage
  12. 11. The Cautious Campers
    Little Archie
  13. 12. For Whom the Beans Toll
    Little Archie
  14. 13. Flesh-Eating Birds
    Creatures of the Past
  15. 14. Pop's Bad Day
    Little Archie
  16. 15. Robin's Revenge
    Caramel
  17. 16. Two Many Monsters
    Little Archie
  18. 17. The Deeds Do It!
    Little Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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