Archie #113
(September 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's chicken all right!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Keywords
chickens

Duel Personality (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
After Mr. Lodge cuts his finger on an old dueling sword, a rumor spreads around town that he got the injury by fighting Archie in a duel.
Keywords
duel; rumors; sword

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Davy Crockett (as played by John Wayne); Jim Bowie (as played by Richard Widmark); William Travis (as played by Laurence Harvey)

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format promoting the movie "The Alamo" on the top half of the page. Contest tie-in "Enter the Popsicle "Alamo Heroes" Contest!' on the bottom half of the page. Art identification by Gene Reed on GCD-Main list on 2015-08-12.

Birds of a Feather Flock Together (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
With great determination, Archie heads over to Veronica's house to tell her that he's breaking their date. Everyone in town follows him to see if he'll actually have the nerve.
Keywords
date; parade

Take This Free Gift... (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Archie's Pals 'n' Gals with mail-in coupon. Four issues for $1.00 with a premium of three free ball-point pens. Cover of Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #12 is depicted in small size, along with head-shots of the main characters from clip art.

Cap the Climax (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead and Reggie make fun of Archie's new tam o'shanter, but all the girls seem to love it.
Keywords
hat; models; tam o'shanter

Show Off (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge asks Veronica and Archie to turn down the music while he's working.
Keywords
dancing; homework

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Mary Jo Novotny (Erie, Pa.) for article on the United Nations. Second prize of $3.00 to Anita Pusey (Houston, Texas) for article on bacteria. Third prize of $2.00 to Janet Kern (Medford Lakes, N.J.) for article on honesty. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Jack Hurlbut (Omaha, Nebr.) for article on Petrified Forest of Arizona. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Don Arendt (Chicago, Ill.) for two jokes.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for memberships in the Archie Club with mail-in coupon. Cost is 15 cents.

Board To Tears (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Pop Tate
Synopsis
After Miss Grundy gives them detention yet again, Archie and Jughead decide to try getting on her good side by giving her flowers.
Keywords
blackboards; detention; flowers; hat
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie's chicken all right!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Duel Personality
    Archie
  3. 2. Hey Kids! Help John Wayne Defend the Alamo!
    Popsicle
  4. 3. Birds of a Feather Flock Together
    Archie
  5. 4. Take This Free Gift...
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  6. 5. Cap the Climax
    Archie
  7. 6. Show Off
    Veronica
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Board To Tears
    Archie
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