Archie #111
(July 1960)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year in February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
B-but Cupid! I'm not ready to go steady!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Cupid
Keywords
arrows; bows; putti; quivers

Indexer Notes

Cover refers to first story "Is He Ready to Go Steady!"

Is He Ready To Go Steady! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie announces that he and Veronica have agreed to go steady, but he soon begins to realize he's not ready to make that kind of commitment.
Reprints
Keywords
brides

Indexer Notes

Betty and Veronica are pictured in bridal gowns on page four of the story.

Tree Thoughts (Table of Contents: 2)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Harold
Pencils
Joe Harold
Inks
Joe Harold
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy
Synopsis
Shrimpy notes the largest tree in the grove has a heart and initials carved on its trunk.
Keywords
trees

Down and Out! (Table of Contents: 3)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Harold
Pencils
Joe Harold
Inks
Joe Harold
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy
Synopsis
Shrimpy gets upset when he strikes out in baseball.
Keywords
baseball; strike out

Blimey, What a Limey! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tells Archie to dress in English style like the other boys.
Reprints
Keywords
fashion

He Aims to Please! (Table of Contents: 5)

Mister Flootsnoot [Professor Flutesnoot] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Professor Flootsnoot [Professor Flutesnoot]; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The boys wonder how Professor Flootsnoot decides on their grades.
Reprints
Keywords
darts; grades; target

Indexer Notes

Professor Flutesnoot's name is misspelled.

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Dilton Doiley (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie tells Mr. Weatherbee to imagine what the school would be like if the students were all perfect. All the teachers would soon be out of a job.
Keywords
imagination

They Said It Couldn't Be Done! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Parole Denied (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 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; Mary Andrews; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty gets Archie grounded by casually revealing that he and Veronica were out last night until after one.
Reprints
Keywords
curfew

Tall Story (Table of Contents: 9)

Moose / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Moose is too short to make the basketball team.
Keywords
basketball

Special Assignment for Archie Club Reporters (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contest calling for 100 word essays on "Why I Like to Ride a Bike." Best eight entries will win a bicycle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Mark of Archie (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica write little coded symbols on the sidewalk so they'll know where to find each other. Unfortunately, everyone else finds out about the code and starts writing it everywhere, leading Veronica on a wild goose chase.
Keywords
bridge; chalk; code; sidewalk
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["B-but Cupid! I'm not ready to go steady!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Is He Ready To Go Steady!
    Archie
  3. 2. Tree Thoughts
    Shrimpy
  4. 3. Down and Out!
    Shrimpy
  5. 4. Blimey, What a Limey!
    Archie
  6. 5. He Aims to Please!
    Mister Flootsnoot [Professor Flutesnoot]
  7. 6. Just Imagine!
    Archie
  8. 7. They Said It Couldn't Be Done!
    Archie Annual
  9. 8. Parole Denied
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Tall Story
    Moose
  11. 10. Special Assignment for Archie Club Reporters
    Archie Club News
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  13. 12. The Mark of Archie
    Archie
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