Archie #112
(August 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
?
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever turn over a new leaf,...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Keywords
chess

Indexer Notes

Cover is the same as the splash panel for the first interior story, with some background details altered.

Beauty or Duty! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie breaks a date to spend the night at home with his neglected parents.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling; bridge; fourth wall

Indexer Notes

Archie talks to the reader in the first and last panels.

Hey Kids! Help John Wayne Defend the Alamo! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Up in the Air! (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx is confused about balloons.
Keywords
balloons

All in a Day's Work (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Smithers; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie speculates on why Mr. Lodge dislikes him.
Reprints
Keywords
garbage can

They Said It Couldn't Be Done! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Those Were the Days! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie reminisce about the carefree days of their youth.
Reprints
Keywords
nostalgia

The Big Spender (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie is unhappy when Veronica pays the bill.
Keywords
allowance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Kay Robberson (Saginaw, Mich.) for article on Congress. Second prize of $3.00 to Dianne Kupnicki (Oshawa, Ontario, Canada) for article on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Third prize of $2.00 to Ellen Bromsen (New Rochelle, N.Y.) for article on snakes. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Tommy Jacobs (Pittsburg, Calif.) for article on Meteor Crater in Arizona. Fifth Prize of $1.00 to Joel Gross (Oceanside, N.Y.) for article on the squid. Sixth prize of $1.00 to Susan V. Pamin (Ardsley, N.Y.) for two jokes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Imagination (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Albert (Reggie's cousin); Melvin
Synopsis
Reggie tries to trick Archie into believing that he can imagine things into being.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise; imagination; practical jokes
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Did you ever turn over a new leaf,..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. Beauty or Duty!
    Archie
  3. 2. Hey Kids! Help John Wayne Defend the Alamo!
    Popsicle
  4. 3. Up in the Air!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. All in a Day's Work
    Archie
  6. 5. They Said It Couldn't Be Done!
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. Those Were the Days!
    Archie
  8. 7. The Big Spender
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Imagination
    Archie
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