(September 1959)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
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Editing:
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover says: "Now! Every Month"


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Reggie; Betty; Veronica

Record Your Voice at Home/Exploding Army Hand Grenade (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Two half-page ads. Top is illustrated ad for home recording equipment (on discs) for $6.98. Bottom is for a replica Army hand grenade that uses caps for an "explosion" after the pin is pulled. Price: $1.00. Both from Honor House Products Corp., Lynbrook, N.Y.

Light Struck (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie tries to help the Lodges economize by saving electricity.
Reprints:

Don't Be a Willie Woodenhead! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Oliver Owl

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for U. S. Royal bicycle tires emphasizing bike safety rules. United States Rubber, Indianapolis, Ind.

"House About That" (Table of Contents)

Archie / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Big Moose
Synopsis:
Big Moose misinterpets a comment about the Lodge's mansion.

8 Record Hits Only $1.00 (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Offer of "The Nation's Top 8 Record Hits" on one record for $1.00 from Best Values, Newark, N.J. Not stated if these are by the original artists.

"Mistaken Identity" (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Harold (credit line)
Pencils:
Joe Harold (credit line)
Inks:
Joe Harold (credit line)
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Brando; (girl with ponytail)
Synopsis:
Brando displays his art "mobiles."

Indexer Notes

The feature tried to imitate the "Peanuts" style of art and humor.

Yippee! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Columbia bicycles, featuring the new model for 1959--the Sports Apache (boys and girls versions). Westfield Manufacturing Co., Westfield, Mass.

[Glamour vs. Comfort] (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggin; Scott Fleming (story idea)
Pencils:
Bill Woggin
Inks:
Bill Woggin
Colors:
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Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Katy Keene; Gloria; the producer; the agent
Synopsis:
On a very hot day, Katy models jungle fashions by a waterfall and Gloria models fur coats in an adjoining studio.

Indexer Notes

Many outfit designs in story credited to reader submissions.

We're giving away free copies... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Pencils:
Harry Lucey?
Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica

Fair Trade (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
children
Characters:
Jinx; Jinx's father; Gregory
Synopsis:
Jinx wants to trade postage stamps but confuses them with trading (Green) stamps.

Indexer Notes

S & H brand Green stamps were distributed by merchants and could be redeemed for merchandise at "Green Stamp" stores. Bottom 2/3 of last page is Li'l Jinx Pen Pals with 44 names listed, ages 8 to 15.

"The Legman" (Table of Contents)

Moose / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Big Moose
Synopsis:
Moose has trouble standing and speaking in class.

"The Awful Truce" (Table of Contents)

Reggie / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Reggie; Big Moose (cameo)
Synopsis:
After a fight, Archie tries to apologize to Reggie, but ends up insulting him again.

Natural Color Photos/40 Foreign and American Cars (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Two half-page ads. Top half is ad for color photos of TV, movie, and film stars for 10 cents each from Colorfoto, Carle Place, N.Y. (Photos shown are in black and white.) Bottom half is illustrated ad for 40 American and foreign plastic (?) car models for $1.00 from Sports Cars, New York, N.Y.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Patricia Mager; Audrey Knapp; Stephanie Ellinton; Millicent Adnerson; Jo Ann Derocher
Pencils:
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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Articles by Archie Club Members Patricia Mager, Elmhurst, N.Y.; Audrey Knapp, Porstmouth, Va.; Stephanie Ellington, New York, N.Y.; Millicent Anderson, Kingston, Jamaica; and Jo Ann Derocher, Cohoes, N.Y. Bottom half of second page is ad for Archie Club. Cost is 15 cents.

Win A Big Prize! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for selling White Colverine Brand salve. Wilson Chemical Co., Tyrone, Pa.

"Jester Jubilee" (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Edwards?
Inks:
Joe Edwards?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Wilbur; Alec; Sheldon; Laurie; Linda
Synopsis:
Alec tries to trick Wilbur into buying a gag gift for Laurie's birthday party; but is upstaged when Alec's gift turns out to be the only serious one she receives.

Check the Kind of Body YOU want! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Charles Atlas

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Ad for Charles Atlas "Dynamic Tension" Body Building Course, illustrated with photo of Charles Atlas.

Animal Children (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover; mostly black and white with some type in color. Illustrated ad for "Animal Children" album and 29 full-color prints for $1.00 with enrollment in National Audubon Society monthy album program. National Audubon Nature Program, Garden City, N. Y.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. Record Your Voice at Home/Exploding Army Hand Grenade
  3. 2. Light Struck
    Archie
  4. 3. Don't Be a Willie Woodenhead!
  5. 4. "House About That"
    Archie
  6. 5. 8 Record Hits Only $1.00
  7. 6. "Mistaken Identity"
    Shrimpy
  8. 7. Yippee!
  9. 8. [Glamour vs. Comfort]
    Katy Keene
  10. 9. We're giving away free copies...
    Archie
  11. 10. Fair Trade
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. "The Legman"
    Moose
  13. 12. "The Awful Truce"
    Reggie
  14. 13. Natural Color Photos/40 Foreign and American Cars
  15. 14. Archie Club News
  16. 15. Win A Big Prize!
  17. 16. "Jester Jubilee"
    Wilbur
  18. 17. Check the Kind of Body YOU want!
  19. 18. Animal Children
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Terry Watkins
  • Merlin Haas
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  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne
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