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(November 1959)

Archie, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1959-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
Richard Goldwater
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

One issue has a purchase date of 1959-09-13, which is a Sunday, so the on-sale date is earlier than that.


["Doesn't he say it beautifully?"] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey

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

Like Real Gone (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead become beatniks, and, like, drive everyone crazy with their way-out slang, daddy-o.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beatnik; slang

Rainy Daze (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shrimpy; Daphne
Synopsis:
Daphne will be happy when she learns to read, so she can read the weather report
Keywords:
rain; reading

All Balled Up (Table of Contents)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shrimpy; Daphne
Synopsis:
Shrimpy's baseball team made one mistake in the game--they showed up.
Keywords:
baseball

Countless Numbers! (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg; Hap Holiday; Greg's father
Synopsis:
Jinx and Greg asked their fathers how many stars are in the sky. After receiving varying answers, Greg decides to count them himself.
Keywords:
stars

You're Stuck with It (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon ?
Inks:
Bill Woggon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Randy; Jeeves
Synopsis:
Randy has a new cactus garden. He invites Katy over, but it turns into a sticky situation.
Keywords:
armor; cactus

Indexer Notes

Several varieties of cactus are identified. The story veers into fantasy with the inclusion of an anthromoporphic saguaro cactus. Fashions, etc., by Donna Ferries (Kent, Wash.) and Kathy Kay (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Sis and Billy's Matching Fashions (Table of Contents)

Sis and Billy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon ?
Inks:
Bill Woggon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion
Characters:
Sis; Billy

Indexer Notes

Paper dolls of Sis and Billy with matching outfits. Fashions by Ellen Knudsen (New York, N.Y.)

A Real Sockeroo (Table of Contents)

Katy Keene / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon
Pencils:
Bill Woggon ?
Inks:
Bill Woggon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Katy Keene; Randy; K. O. Kelly
Synopsis:
Randy says if both he and K. O. stand on a sheet of newspaper, K. O. can't touch him.
Keywords:
door; newspaper; trick

Indexer Notes

Fashions, etc., by Mary Ann Faulstich (St. Louis, Mo.).

We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pot o' Gold (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 3.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx can't find the pot of gold at the end of rainbow, but finds some treasure along the way.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ice cream; rainbow

["It's the greatest!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx Pen Pals / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Li'l Jinx (cameo)

Indexer Notes

List of 47 persons (ages 8 to 14) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, Jamaica, Canada, and India are represented.

Recipe Messipe (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty reads a recipe that requires onions, chives, celery, and tomato paste, then decides it's not the right recipe for lemon meringue pie.
Keywords:
cooking; pie; recipe

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Diane Wickenhauser (Omaha, Nebr.) for an article on her pet chameleon. Second prize of $3.00 to Carol Cosgrave (Hallandale, Fla.) for article about sleeping out in a tent. Third prize of $2.00 to Claire King (Hattiesburg, Miss.) for a poem about her dog. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Maryanne Hanak (Union City, N.J.) for article about being a Girl Scout. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Bob Kinney (Tacoma, Wash.) for five jokes. Sixth prize of $1.00 to Jacqueline Manseau (Hartford, Conn.) for an article on her visit to a castle in Germany.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Bumper Crop (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur; Laurie; Linda; Alec; Sheldon
Synopsis:
The girls go to see a phrenologist. Wilbur goes to have his head read to prove she's a phony, but what she tells him comes true.
Keywords:
fortune; loan; phrenologist; phrenology; raffle
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Doesn't he say it beautifully?"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Like Real Gone
    Archie
  3. 2. Rainy Daze
    Shrimpy
  4. 3. All Balled Up
    Shrimpy
  5. 4. Countless Numbers!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. You're Stuck with It
    Katy Keene
  7. 6. Sis and Billy's Matching Fashions
    Sis and Billy
  8. 7. A Real Sockeroo
    Katy Keene
  9. 8. We're Giving Away Free Copies of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  10. 9. Pot o' Gold
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. ["It's the greatest!"]
    Li'l Jinx Pen Pals
  12. 11. Recipe Messipe
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  15. 14. Bumper Crop
    Wilbur
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Michael Eshom
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
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