(Winter 1962-1963)

Archie, 1961 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
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

["Now look here, I'm the real Little Archie"] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The cover is based on the story "The Day of the Duponik," though this specific scene doesn't occur in the story itself.

Indexer Notes

Bolling's signature is not included here, but the art and lettering seem to be his.

Uncle Burt Is Back (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:
adventure
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Uncle Burt
Synopsis:
Mary's brother Burt, a sailor, comes to visit. Little Archie is fascinated by Burt's stories of seafaring adventure, and starts to consider his father un-heroic by comparison. But a trip to the new dam shows Little Archie that his dad has an unexpected capacity for heroism.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Spotty is mistakenly colored grey in this story.

The Day of the Duponik (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; science fiction
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; un-named Martians; un-named Saturnians; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; un-named kids; un-named teachers
Synopsis:
An interplanetary delivery ship has to ditch its cargo, a shipment of Martian devices called Duponiks. Little Archie finds the device and uses it to create a duplicate Little Archie. Betty and Veronica like having two Little Archies, but the teachers can't handle it, and the school closes down. The Martians have to get the Duponik back before it creates a whole army of Little Archies.

Mystery Menace (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; un-named witch; un-named bird; un-named adults
Synopsis:
There has been a rash of jewel thefts all over Riverdale, and the latest victim is Little Archie, who sees a bird fly off with the bracelet he bought Ronnie for her birthday. He and Betty follow the bird into Spook Woods and discover that the bird's master is a green-skinned witch, complete with pointed black hat.

Home Sweet Home (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; Santa Claus; Mortimer Mouse
Synopsis:
The story of Mortimer, a homeless mouse in search of a warmer climate. After a stint working for Santa Claus at the North Pole, he is delivered to the Andrews home, where Little Archie's parents won't let him stay.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A story told entirely in rhyme (both in the captions and dialogue).

Not Now! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx wants to ask her daddy a question.

A Matter of Minutes (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Synopsis:
Article on victories and defeats that depended on a mere matter of minutes.

The Frog Farm (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; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Mary Andrews; Elvis (frog)
Synopsis:
Little Archie has no time for Ronnie's attempts to get him interested in dating and dancing; he wants to start a "frog farm" with Elvis the frog. But when he wrecks a go-kart after leaving Elvis as a deposit, it's Ronnie who buys the frog back for Little Archie. And after Little Archie gets Elvis back, he sees something that makes him think that boys might need girls after all.
Reprints:

The Mustanger (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Synopsis:
Article about cowboys.

The Packer (Table of Contents)

Polly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Bolling
Pencils:
Bob Bolling
Inks:
Bob Bolling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Bolling

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Polly Cooper; Danny
Synopsis:
Polly tries to remember to pack everything when she goes on a picnic with her boyfriend Danny.

Indexer Notes

Bolling's signature does not appear on this story, but the art and lettering are identifiable as his.

Little Archie Goes to a Party (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Jeeves; Austin Van Phipps III; Percy De Twerp V
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica have parties on the same day, and Little Archie goes to Ronnie's party because it has pony rides. It also has a lot of snobby society kids.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Now look here, I'm the real Little Archie"]
    Little Archie
  2. 1. Uncle Burt Is Back
    Little Archie
  3. 2. The Day of the Duponik
    Little Archie
  4. 3. Mystery Menace
    Little Archie
  5. 4. Home Sweet Home
    Little Archie
  6. 5. Not Now!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. A Matter of Minutes
  8. 7. The Frog Farm
    Little Archie
  9. 8. The Mustanger
  10. 9. The Packer
    Polly
  11. 10. Little Archie Goes to a Party
    Little Archie
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