Archie #114
(November 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)

Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'd better come along!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Reprints
Keywords
policemen

Indexer Notes

Based on the story "The Interpreter."

Reader's Choice (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
When Archie sees Mr. Lodge's new riding mower, he admits to the reader that it's a predictable set-up for a comedy story. He imagines several possible ways he could cause disaster by trying to ride the mower.
Keywords
fourth wall; riding lawn mower; swimming pool

A Tough Walk! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx is lucky to have a large companion when she meets a bully.
Reprints
Keywords
bully; dog

Channel Chatter (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
Moose is watching the test pattern on TV and wonders why there aren't any commercials.
Reprints
Keywords
television; test pattern; TV commercials

The Brush Off! (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tells Reggie that Betty is mad at him. Reggie says no girl can resist his charms, but gets a shock when he gets to Betty's house.
Reprints

Take This Free Gift... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Butterfingers (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie spend the day displaying an incredible ability to throw things to each other without ever breaking them. Until the girls ask them to wash the dishes, and then they drop them all.
Keywords
dishes; half dollar; newspaper; spoon; straw

The Interpreter (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Though Archie is one of the best students in Spanish class, he thinks learning a foreign language is a waste of time. Until a boy is hit by a car and only Archie can talk to the boy's Spanish-speaking father to find out his blood type.
Reprints
Keywords
ambulance; blood type; hospital; interpreter; Spanish

Indexer Notes

This story was later remade with the same script but new art (also by Lucey) and was remade at least once more with a revised script.

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #242, Inks are credited to Harry Lucey.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Tom Flynn (University City, Mo.) for article on anteaters. Second prize of $3.00 to Lorraine Lipp (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for article on the American Red Cross. Third prize of $2.00 to Jerry Abraham (Merced, Calif.) for article on the white whale. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Howard Ziskin (Elmont, N.Y.) for three jokes. Fifth prize to Shirley Fradd (Marshfield, Mass.) for article on Bryce Canyon National Park.

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

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

The Unwelcome (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie arrives at the swanky resort where Veronica is staying, and promptly causes his usual brand of accidental havoc.
Keywords
fishing; inflatable boat; resort; swimming pool; water skiing
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You'd better come along!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Reader's Choice
    Archie
  3. 2. A Tough Walk!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Channel Chatter
    Moose
  5. 4. The Brush Off!
    Reggie
  6. 5. Take This Free Gift...
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Butterfingers
    Archie
  8. 7. The Interpreter
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. The Unwelcome
    Archie
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