Archie #115
(December 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
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! What a dish!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
ice cream; slang; soda fountains

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep Comics #73 and later redrawn for the cover of Archie Comics Digest #20

The Visitor (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Trying to get rid of a hideous vase his wife gave him, Mr. Lodge puts Archie in the room with the vase and specifically tells him not to break it, figuring that this will doom the vase to destruction.
Reprints
Keywords
golf club; ink; tropical fish; vase

First Aid! (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; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Jinx scrapes her knee and her crying leads Hap to stuff cotton in his ears while he's tending to her.
Reprints
Keywords
cotton; crying; first aid; iodine

Step By Step! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica study for their French exam while dancing the cha cha.
Keywords
dancing; French; homework; record player

Matter Over Mind! (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
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty gets upset when Reggie is paying more attention to a passing girl than to her.
Keywords
girl-watching; ice cream

Patch As Patch Can (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ophelia Glutenschnable
Synopsis
The school is holding a "patch hop" where a boy has to go with any girl who catches him and sews a patch on his pants.
Reprints
Keywords
dance; needle; patch; slang; telephone

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Unsound of Music (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie convinces Mr. Weatherbee to play classical music over the P.A. system to calm the students down. When it makes them too calm, Archie advises that the school should play rock music to wake them up.
Reprints
Keywords
classical music; dancing; record player; records; rock 'n' roll

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Veronica Lodge (cameo)

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Betsy Humby (Orlando, Fla.) for article on the alphabet. Second prize of $3.00 to Frank Silvestro (Jamaica, N.Y.) for article on black widow spiders. Third prize of $2.00 to Sandra Bryant (Newark, N.J.) for article on the human ear. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Marsha Manning (Oxnard, Calif.) for three jokes. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Jeffrey Yee (San Francisco, Calif.) for article about bacteria.

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

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

The Gang's All Here! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Fred is infuriated when the peace and quiet of his home is invaded by Archie's friends, but he's touched when Archie tells him that this is the only house where the kids feel welcome.
Reprints
Keywords
cigar; cookies; newspaper; party; radio

Indexer Notes

A remake of the story "Kicking the Gang Around" from Archie #56, with the same script. Lucey's art is new, but follows the layouts of the original art by George Frese.

Well Done, Jane! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Chicago Roller Skates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wow! What a dish!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Visitor
    Archie
  3. 2. First Aid!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Step By Step!
    Archie
  5. 4. Matter Over Mind!
    Reggie
  6. 5. Patch As Patch Can
    Archie
  7. 6. ["There is a Santa Claus!"]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  8. 7. Unsound of Music
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. The Gang's All Here!
    Archie
  12. 11. Well Done, Jane!
    Chicago Roller Skates
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