(Summer 1961)

Archie, 1961 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
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

In This Issue: Little Archie Meets the "Cat" (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Little Archie; "Cat" Kane
Synopsis:
Cover based on the story "Little Archie Puts Out the Cat."

The First Dance (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Ronnie wants Little Archie to take her to a masquerade dance. Little Archie thinks dancing is "sissy stuff" and prefers to spend his time playing with a pigeon he caught. Mary, who wants Little Archie to get interested in girls, encourages Ronnie to take an interest in Little Archie's hobbies, so Ronnie gets her father to buy her a very expensive pigeon.

Indexer Notes

The ending of this story is one of the few times Bolling makes a reference to Little Archie's future; the caption reads "The end... or is it just the beginning?"

Little Archie Puts Out the Cat (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; "Cat" Kane; un-named women
Synopsis:
Little Archie upsets his father by leaving his toys lying all around the house. But something far more upsetting happens when a cat burglar, "Cat" Kane, picks the Andrews home as the next target, and sneaks into the house after drugging Spotty. Thanks to Little Archie's toys, the family is alerted to Cat's presence in their house, but can they stop him from getting away?

On Sale! (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy; un-named girl

Sore Winner (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Shrimpy; Peggy

Troubles With Bubbles (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Bubbles McBounce; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Evelyn Evernever
Synopsis:
The girls' club decides to try and get Little Archie interested in girls by treating him to a movie with one of their members. Bubbles McBounce is chosen draw names from a bowl to see who will get the date with Little Archie. Bubbles decides to cheat: she pretends that her hand is stuck in the bowl, and gets the date by default. But after the girls force Little Archie to go to the movie, Betty tags along to make sure that Bubbles' hand is really stuck.

The Great Dane (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis:
Article on great danes.

Ringing the Bell! (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

The Carson's Creek Story (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Spotty; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Moose Mason; Evelyn Evernever; Little Dilton Doiley; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Little Archie has to make a speech in class about the history of Riverdale, but he can't find out anything interesting about the town, either from a book or from other people. He goes to the town square to see the statue of Riverdale's founder, Colonel Joshua Carson, but the inscription has no useful information either. But that night, when he and Spotty go for a walk past Carson's Creek, a strange but friendly old man appears to tell Little Archie some fascinating facts about what that creek has meant to Riverdale and America -- and he even throws in a bit of juicy gossip.

What a Line! (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday

"Devil of the Deep!" (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Article on sharks.

The Card Collector (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 ? page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Reggie trade baseball cards.

Moving Daze (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Little Archie moves the dishes to the new school lunchroom.

What's In a Name (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; Evelyn Evernever
Synopsis:
Little Archie learns that there's a new baby at Evelyn's house and that Evelyn named it after him.
Reprints:

A Fish Story (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; Bushy; un-named judge
Synopsis:
Fred shows Little Archie how he used to fish in the "good ol' days."

The Big Shot (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ambrose Pipps; Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The girls help Ambrose impress the Good Ol' Gang by making it look like he has a real ray gun that can destroy anything.

A Cool Contest (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 Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Ronnie can only take one boy to her father's country house, so she decides to settle it with a test: whoever has the courage to jump into the frozen Carson's Creek will win.
Reprints:

After School Blues (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy thinks Little Archie might have gotten a look at the answers to an upcoming test.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. In This Issue: Little Archie Meets the "Cat"
    Little Archie
  2. 1. The First Dance
    Little Archie
  3. 2. Little Archie Puts Out the Cat
    Little Archie
  4. 3. On Sale!
    Shrimpy
  5. 4. Sore Winner
    Shrimpy
  6. 5. Troubles With Bubbles
    Little Archie
  7. 6. The Great Dane
  8. 7. Ringing the Bell!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. The Carson's Creek Story
    Little Archie
  10. 9. What a Line!
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. "Devil of the Deep!"
  12. 11. The Card Collector
    Little Archie
  13. 12. Moving Daze
    Little Archie
  14. 13. What's In a Name
    Little Archie
  15. 14. A Fish Story
    Little Archie
  16. 15. The Big Shot
    Little Archie
  17. 16. A Cool Contest
    Little Archie
  18. 17. After School Blues
    Little Archie
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