(January 2004)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
2.19 USD; 2.59 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:
071896467475 42
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

["Archie just loves playing two turntables at once!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

["Ozzy & Drix"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Command Performance (Table of Contents)

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); Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Veronica; genie
Synopsis:
Archie unwittingly releases a genie in the form of a cute teenage girl, ready to fulfill his every wish. Not realizing she's a genie, and having been coached by Jughead to be more considerate of girls, Archie refuses to make any wishes. Frustrated, she leaves, but not before granting Jughead's wish for piles of hamburgers.
Keywords:
Genie

["Hang out with Archie today!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Another excellent A-files page submitted by readers like you."] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Pellerito (signed) [as Pellerito]
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Elephant; frogs; butterfly

Indexer Notes

Reports from fans Brooke Bellica and Krista Kibler

["Makes a great gift!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Archie's Holiday Fun Digest # 8"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Cleaning Agent (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Mrs. Andrews; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead coaches Archie on how to avoid cleaning his room, but their mothers know all the tricks.
Keywords:
Mother

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

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

["96 pages of the best Archie daily newspaper strips!"] (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:
Heather Nagy; Kayla Hume
Inks:
Heather Nagy; Kayla Hume
Colors:
Heather Nagy; Kayla Hume
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie
Keywords:
Fan art

["The Mighty Crusaders"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Moose Presents "D-uh! Really Dumb Questions!" (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited) [as Pellowski]
Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (credited) [as Ruiz]
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited) [as Lapick]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose; Dolly; guy; kid; clerk
Synopsis:
Moose asks dumb questions in various settings.

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

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

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

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

The Riverdale Rap (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; Chuck; Li'l Kaytee; Jughead; Reggie; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Chuck's cousin, a famous rapper, visit Riverdale and performs a rap about the kids in town.
Keywords:
Rap music

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

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

Matter Over Mind (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy [Ms. Grundy]; Archie; pretty girls
Synopsis:
Archie is stumped by Miss Grundy's question, until inspired by the sight of some girls.
Keywords:
High school

The Ol' Pigskin Ploy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Mr. Lodge; Charlie Brown (cameo); Lucy (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie gets the girls to help him practice kicking the football, but never manages to connect. Betty suggests that he should go into comic strips.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Football

["Laughter is your best weapon."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Bigger world."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie just loves playing two turntables at once!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Ozzy & Drix"]
  3. 2. Command Performance
  4. 3. ["Hang out with Archie today!"]
  5. 4. ["Another excellent A-files page submitted by readers like you."]
    A-Files
  6. 5. ["Makes a great gift!"]
  7. 6. ["Archie's Holiday Fun Digest # 8"]
  8. 7. Cleaning Agent
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Dear Archie Readers"]
    Editor's Notebook
  10. 9. ["96 pages of the best Archie daily newspaper strips!"]
  11. 10. Fan Art
    Fan Art
  12. 11. ["The Mighty Crusaders"]
  13. 12. ["Archie's Mysteries"]
  14. 13. Moose Presents "D-uh! Really Dumb Questions!"
    Moose
  15. 14. ["The Official Archie 2004 16 month calendar"]
  16. 15. ["Archie's Digest Subscription Offer"]
  17. 16. The Riverdale Rap
    Archie
  18. 17. ["Archie Comics' Riverdale Stars Talent Search"]
  19. 18. Matter Over Mind
    Archie
  20. 19. The Ol' Pigskin Ploy
    Archie
  21. 20. ["Laughter is your best weapon."]
  22. 21. ["Bigger world."]
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