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(October 2001)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
1.99 USD; 2.39 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Every four weeks, twice in July
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Comics
Barcode:
762816467476 51311
Editing:
Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Victor Gorelick
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge will pay money to make Archie stop singing.
Keywords:
Music

["Oops!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Back Attack (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Andrews; Dilton; Jughead
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge has back trouble, making him even crankier than usual toward Archie. Archie takes Jughead's suggestion of rigging up a magnet belt to help with Mr. Lodge's pain. The magnets are so powerful that they attract metal objects from around the house, injuring Mr. Lodge even more.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Magnet; quack cure

Indexer Notes

GCD record at Archie's Double Digest # 253 credits script to George Gladir and inks to Henry Scarpelli.

["Can you unlock the mystery?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Earn $5 or $10 as an official reporter for the A-Files page."] (Table of Contents)

A-Files / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Archie; astronaut

Indexer Notes

Reports from fans Charlotte Callaway and Gina Muñoz.

["Archie Americana Series Best Of The Eighties is here!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Love Hurts (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited) [as Golliher]
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited) [as Goldberg]
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited) [as Smith]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica
Synopsis:
Archie's wooing comes to a bad end when he confuses Veronica with Betty.

Raking It In (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Crosby (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Mr. Andrews; Jughead; Ethel; Betty
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews orders Archie to rake the leaves from the lawn. In a sequence of favors, the whole gang gets the job done.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

GCD record at Archie Double Digest # 233 credits script to Mike Pellowski; inks to Mike Esposito; colors to Barry Grossman; and lettering to Bill Yoshida.

["Dear Archie Readers"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Editor's Notebook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Order a five issue subscription to any Double Digest magazine for only $10.00!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Fan Art (Table of Contents)

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
MiNi Chung; Johnny Tsang; Tiffany White
Inks:
MiNi Chung; Johnny Tsang; Tiffany White
Colors:
MiNi Chung; Johnny Tsang; Tiffany White
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie; Betty
Keywords:
Fan art

Park Lark (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; shoppers; Nancy; Chuck
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty are heading to a big sale, but Archie wastes lots of time jockeying for a good parking space. Once they get inside they learn that Archie has driven them to the wrong mall.
Keywords:
Mall; shopping

Indexer Notes

GCD record at Archie's Double Digest # 233 credits inks to Mike Esposito; colors to Barry Grossman; and letters to Bill Yoshida.

Helpful Hints (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited) [as Pellowski]
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited) [as Goldberg]
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited) [as Smith]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica; Reggie; Moose; pretty girls
Synopsis:
Humorous advice for teens

Indexer Notes

May be the story of the same length and title in Archie & Friends Double Digest Magazine # 18.

["Sonic 100 The Ultimate Issue!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["They're weird, just like you like 'em!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Chair Man of the Bored (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead and Archie damage Mr. Andrews' new high-tech reclining chair. Mrs. Andrews satisfies him by just surreptitiously putting a new slipcover on the old chair.

["Five-issue digest subscriptions"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Archie's Subscription Offer"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Reebok girls: ladybug cutouts, changeable colors."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["New apple green flavor SweeTARTS."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Oops!"]
  3. 2. Back Attack
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Can you unlock the mystery?"]
  5. 4. ["Earn $5 or $10 as an official reporter for the A-Files page."]
    A-Files
  6. 5. ["Archie Americana Series Best Of The Eighties is here!"]
  7. 6. Love Hurts
    Archie
  8. 7. Raking It In
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Dear Archie Readers"]
    Editor's Notebook
  10. 9. ["Order a five issue subscription to any Double Digest magazine for only $10.00!"]
  11. 10. Fan Art
    Fan Art
  12. 11. Park Lark
    Archie
  13. 12. Helpful Hints
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Sonic 100 The Ultimate Issue!"]
  15. 14. ["They're weird, just like you like 'em!"]
  16. 15. Chair Man of the Bored
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Five-issue digest subscriptions"]
  18. 17. ["Archie's Subscription Offer"]
  19. 18. ["Reebok girls: ladybug cutouts, changeable colors."]
  20. 19. ["New apple green flavor SweeTARTS."]
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