(October 2003)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
2.19 USD
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 53911
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:
Was Ongoing Series

["I want Veronica home by twelve!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Archie Annual Digest #28.

["You could win a Wonka Wave of prizes"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Knight to Remember (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 (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing:
Victor Gorelick (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is a troubadour at the Renaissance fair, so the other fellows drag him into manly activities like jousts and sword fights. They show him up badly, but finally notice that all the girls still flock around the singing troubadour.
Keywords:
Knight

Indexer Notes

NOT the Archie story of the same length and title appearing in Archie # 546.

["You're never too young to save the world."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["More excellent A-file reports submitted by readers like you."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Skin diver; dolphin

Indexer Notes

Reports from fans Lauralyn Renn and Stephanie Mercado

["Attention kids!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cart Caper (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; store manager
Synopsis:
Archie has a job corralling carts at the supermarket, using a pushing device. When Reggie substitutes a dead battery, Archie powers it up at Dilton's lab, only to have the thing run wild.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Supermarket

Indexer Notes

Archie's Funhouse Double Digest # 6 credits Jim Amash (inks), Barry Grossman (colors), and Bill Yoshida (letters).

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

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

"You could win a Spy Kids 3-D Ultimate Gaming System!" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1.5 pages (report information)

Lost or Found (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie is late meeting Betty at the beach, because he had to clean his room. The good news is, he found his winter boots.
Keywords:
Beach

Indexer Notes

Archie's Funhouse Double Digest # 6 credits Jim Amash (inking), Barry Grossman (colors), and Bill Yoshida (lettering).

["Subscribe today and never miss another issue!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["The Official Archie 2004 16 month calendar"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Slide Rules (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Marty
Synopsis:
In the height of summer, Chuck is missing winter, but Archie complains about how he always slips and falls in wintry weather. Even so, he loves to play on the neighbor boy's slip and slide mat all summer long.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Summer; winter

Indexer Notes

GCD record at Archie Double Digest # 252 credits Script George Gladir; Pencils Stan Goldberg; Inks Mike Esposito; Colors Barry Grossman; Letters Bill Yoshida.

["Archie Comics' Riverdale Stars Talent Search"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Archie and Betty Travel on Their Fashion Time Machine (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Fashion suggestions from fans McKinny Cupp, Natalia Rosculet, Tayler Novick, Bethany Daniels, Elliana Bisgaard, Susan Cupp, and Inez Vara.

It's All Downhill (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge sets up a sculpture garden on the hillside near his home. Archie manages to set off an avalanche that dumps everything into the lake, leaving Mr. Lodge with an underwater sculpture park.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Sculpture

["Sabrina cannot tell a lie...."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["And the new shape is... blue carrots!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I want Veronica home by twelve!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["You could win a Wonka Wave of prizes"]
  3. 2. A Knight to Remember
    Archie
  4. 3. ["You're never too young to save the world."]
  5. 4. ["More excellent A-file reports submitted by readers like you."]
    A-Files
  6. 5. ["Attention kids!"]
  7. 6. Cart Caper
    Archie
  8. 7. ["Dear Archie Readers"]
    Editor's Notebook
  9. 8. "You could win a Spy Kids 3-D Ultimate Gaming System!"
  10. 9. Lost or Found
  11. 10. ["Subscribe today and never miss another issue!"]
  12. 11. ["The Official Archie 2004 16 month calendar"]
  13. 12. Slide Rules
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Archie Comics' Riverdale Stars Talent Search"]
  15. 14. Archie and Betty Travel on Their Fashion Time Machine
  16. 15. It's All Downhill
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Sabrina cannot tell a lie...."]
  18. 17. ["And the new shape is... blue carrots!"]
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