(Winter 1964-1965)

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

[The Hot Bicycle Racket] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Fangs Fogarty; Mad Doctor Doom; Chester Punkett

Indexer Notes

The main illustration is based on the first story from the issue (though it doesn't correspond directly with a scene in that story). There's also a sidebar with an image from the story "Lost Island."

Secret Agent 007 2116 32 110 Smashes the Hot Bicycle Racket (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Detective Parker; Weasel Williams; Fangs Fogarty; Pete Creeply
Synopsis:
There's a rash of bicycle thefts in the neighborhood, and Little Archie thinks the South Side Serpents are behind it. To get proof, he dons his disguise as "Secret Agent 007 2116 32 110" and sets out to find out where the Serpents are taking the bikes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Little Archie tries to imitate the James Bond movies, whose popularity was then at their height.

Little Archie refers to and uses his knowledge of judo, which he picked up in the story "The Gentle Way" (Little Archie # 24).

Mr. Fix-It! (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

Little Archie Stamps Out the Hubcap Snatchers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Chic Cooper; Vikki Baylor; Chester Punkett; un-named thief
Synopsis:
Little Archie wants to get some rare stamps from Chic Cooper's collection, while Chic wants to get an introduction to a beautiful new girl in town. They both get their chance after they see two punks trying to steal the hubcaps from the girl's car.

Indexer Notes

The first story to feature Chester without Mad Doctor Doom. He would appear this way several times more; apparently when he's not hanging out with Doom, he's working as a petty thief.

Jobs On Parade (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; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Jughead Jones; Little Dilton Doiley; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
The kids talk about what kind of jobs they want to get when they grow up.
Reprints:

The Horse of Portugal (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Reprints:

Lost Island (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Mad Doctor Doom; Chester Punkett; Waldo Weatherbee; Little Veronica Lodge; Winky; Cap'n Sleeg
Synopsis:
Mad Doctor Doom and Chester plan to finance their world domination schemes with pirate treasure buried on Idle Island. To be able to search without interference, they saw the island off at its foundation and set it adrift in the sea. But fate has decreed that there should be one other person on that island when they steal it: that "meddlesome brat," Little Archie.

Think Ahead (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
Reprints:

Spirit of Christmas (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 Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis:
The kids think that Miss Grundy is cranky because she has to spend Christmas alone in an old, gloomy house. So they gather outside the house to sing Christmas carols.

A Hot Adventure (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
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Chief O'Hara; Mary Andrews; un-named businessman; un-named arsonist
Synopsis:
Little Archie goes to the fire department to research a report for school, and winds up stumbling on a scheme to set fires for insurance money.

The White Dove Adventure (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
Characters:
Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; un-named gunman
Synopsis:
Little Archie and Ronnie accompany Mr. Lodge to his new country estate, where someone tries to kill them for the treasure that's buried beneath the house.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Hot Bicycle Racket]
    Little Archie
  2. 1. Secret Agent 007 2116 32 110 Smashes the Hot Bicycle Racket
    Little Archie
  3. 2. Mr. Fix-It!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Little Archie Stamps Out the Hubcap Snatchers!
    Little Archie
  5. 4. Jobs On Parade
    Little Archie
  6. 5. The Horse of Portugal
  7. 6. Lost Island
    Little Archie
  8. 7. Think Ahead
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. Spirit of Christmas
    Little Archie
  10. 9. A Hot Adventure
    Little Archie
  11. 10. The White Dove Adventure
    Little Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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