(November 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 51411
Editing:
Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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

["I'm no soda jerk!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mumps the Word (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica
Synopsis:
Archie fakes sickness to see which of the girls will pamper him the most. When they realize he's faking they take revenge.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 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:
Kids; robot; fad inspector
Keywords:
Robot

Indexer Notes

Reports from fans Eleni Stephanides and Charlotte Callaway

["Everybody loves to read Archie comics!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Rad Ad (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Veronica; photographers; Marv
Synopsis:
Archie sells ad space on his car in order to get money for a date with Veronica, but learns that she thinks such arrangements are low-class. He tries to maneuver things so that she doesn't notice the pickle ad, but paparazzi spot her and run the embarrassing pictures. Since that leads to a modeling offer from the pickle company, she's happy with Archie anyway.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Grossman and Yoshida credits from GCD record at Jughead & Friends Double Digest Magazine # 18.

["Hey kids!"] (Table of Contents)

Fan Art Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Betty

Fan Art (Table of Contents)

Fan Art / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Katie Stapleton; Jaqqui Sheppard; John Morrison
Inks:
Katie Stapleton; Jaqqui Sheppard; John Morrison
Colors:
?; Katie Stapleton; Jaqqui Sheppard; John Morrison
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie
Keywords:
Fan art

New Girl (Table of Contents)

Archie & Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited) [as Gladir]
Pencils:
? Kennedy (credited) [as Kennedy]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited) [as Lapick]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Ethel; Gladys; Archie; Reggie; Dilton
Synopsis:
The boys are terrified, because the new girl has multiple trophies for various martial arts.
Keywords:
Martial arts

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

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

["Archie's Holiday Fun Digest # 6"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Pizza My Mind (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Gaston
Synopsis:
Archie suggests that Veronica's chef should serve a simple pizza such as pepperoni, so the Lodges throw him out. He gets Betty to make him a pizza, but when she learns that he's only come because he's just been ejected from the Lodge home, she throws him out too.

["Subscribe today!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

What's News? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Pop Tate; new girl; boy friend; Moose
Synopsis:
Jughead's seemingly innocuous assignments for the school paper get him into deeper and deeper trouble.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Chok'lit Shoppe; newspaper reporter

Indexer Notes

GCD record at Jughead & Friends Digest Magazine # 18 credits George Gladir (script), Barry Grossman (colors), and Bill Yoshida (letters). GCD record at Jughead's Double Digest # 180 credits inks to Mike Esposito.

["Sonic Checklist"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I'm no soda jerk!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["New green apple flavor SweeTARTS."]
  3. 2. Mumps the Word
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Archie Americana Series Best Of The Eighties is here!"]
  5. 4. ["Earn $5 or $10 as an official reporter for the A-Files page."]
    A-Files
  6. 5. ["Everybody loves to read Archie comics!"]
  7. 6. Rad Ad
    Archie
  8. 7. ["Hey kids!"]
    Fan Art Tips
  9. 8. Fan Art
    Fan Art
  10. 9. New Girl
    Archie & Friends
  11. 10. ["Dear Archie Readers"]
    Editor's Notebook
  12. 11. ["Archie's Holiday Fun Digest # 6"]
  13. 12. A Pizza My Mind
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Subscribe today!"]
  15. 14. ["Five-issue digest subscriptions"]
  16. 15. What's News?
  17. 16. ["Sonic Checklist"]
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