(Spring 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

Remember, this is National Be Kind To Your Neighbor Week! (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Bob Bolling's signature is omitted here, but the art and lettering are identifiable as his.

A Reel Adventure (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; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Officer O'Beez; Shakey; Fingers; Mr. Cooper
Synopsis:
Little Archie gets a movie camera and unwittingly films two wanted criminals outside a store they're planning to rob. To ensure that they won't be identified after the robbery, the crooks try to get the camera away from Little Archie, first by theft, then by bribery, and finally by force.

Indexer Notes

The end of the story shows Little Archie taking up stamp collecting, one of Bolling's own hobbies.

Mr. Cooper is named "Henry" in this story.

Dion - Young Singer In Search of a Song (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Made For Trouble (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Harry McTwinge; Trouble Dragon
Synopsis:
When Little Archie is annoyed at all the things that have been going wrong for him, a Demon appears to make him an offer: if he fights and defeats his entire lifetime of troubles, in the form of a dragon, he'll never have any trouble again.

Indexer Notes

Bob Bolling's signature is omitted here, but the art and lettering are identifiable as his.

Time Is Money! (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

Daddy's Diet (Table of Contents)

Polly / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Polly Cooper; Little Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Danny; Little Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Cooper promises to buy Polly the five-dollar blouse she wants if she helps him to stay on his diet. So Polly enlists her boyfriend Danny to help her come up with some ingenious ways to keep her father away from food.

Indexer Notes

One of the earliest examples of a technique Bolling would use a lot in later stories: including a caption at the very end that fills us in on what happened after the story ended.

Muskrat Ramble (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Evelyn Evernever
Synopsis:
Evelyn shows Archie her pet muskrat, but Little Archie insists that an animal with such a flat, wide tail must be a beaver.

Indexer Notes

Bob Bolling's signature is omitted here, but the art and lettering are identifiable as his.

Last appearance of Evelyn Evernever in the original Little Archie comics (she would later appear in some "big" Archie stories).

Jimmy Clanton (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Perfectionist! (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 Uninvited Guests (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 3 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; un-named auctioneer; un-named Swiss man; un-named goat
Synopsis:
Fred buys a Swiss music box at an auction, and discovers that it has a tiny Swiss goatherd and goat inside.

Candid Camera (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; Little Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Bagly
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to get Little Archie into trouble, but everything he tries seems to wind up making Little Archie more popular with the teachers.
Reprints:

Chip Off the Ol' Block! (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:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; George Washington; un-named historical characters
Synopsis:
When Little Archie refuses to eat his fish, Fred tells him the story of an Andrews ancestor whose love of fish helped to save the American troops at Valley Forge.

The Baby Quitter (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; Susan Johnson; Jumbo Jones; Spotty
Synopsis:
Little Archie's babysitter, Susan, is trapped in a relationship with a big, conceited boy named "Jumbo" Jones, who won't let any other man near her. Little Archie comes up with a way to scare Jumbo away from Susan.

The Image (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy sees Little Archie's face everywhere.

Hearty Turnabout (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 Veronica Lodge; un-named mailman
Synopsis:
Little Archie spends the whole day playing mean tricks on Ronnie.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Remember, this is National Be Kind To Your Neighbor Week!
    Little Archie
  2. 1. A Reel Adventure
    Little Archie
  3. 2. Dion - Young Singer In Search of a Song
  4. 3. Made For Trouble
    Little Archie
  5. 4. Time Is Money!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Daddy's Diet
    Polly
  7. 6. Muskrat Ramble
    Little Archie
  8. 7. Jimmy Clanton
  9. 8. Perfectionist!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. The Uninvited Guests
    Little Archie
  11. 10. Candid Camera
    Little Archie
  12. 11. Chip Off the Ol' Block!
    Little Archie
  13. 12. The Baby Quitter
    Little Archie
  14. 13. The Image
    Little Archie
  15. 14. Hearty Turnabout
    Little Archie
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