Archie #116
(February 1961)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
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
Archie! What are you doing behind your history book?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Keywords
books; classrooms; student desks

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from the cover of Pep Comics #83

Hurry Up and Wait! (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; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie tries to lay down the law with Veronica and insist that she be ready on time for their next date, but then he has to go to extremes to avoid being late himself.
Reprints
Keywords
flat tire

Indexer Notes

Mr. Lodge's repeated line "Don't tell me, let me guess, you're waiting for a streetcar" is a reference to an old Vaudeville routine.

Skating Feat (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Muscle Man! (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley shows up Jinx by building a muscle-man snowman.
Keywords
snowman

Call of the Wild! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Mr. Lodge go on a hunting trip, with all the comforts of home.
Keywords
camping; generator; hunting; shotguns; television

Good For Nothing! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
The kids decide that the best way to deal with Miss Grundy is to make a special effort to be good, but she's driven crazy waiting for them to misbehave.
Keywords
detention; homework; paranoia

Nip and Buck! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie mistakenly pours rum sauce instead of water into his car's radiator.
Reprints
Keywords
radiator; rum

Here They Are! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Current Events (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge thinks he fixed an appliance, when all that happened was that Archie plugged it in.
Keywords
repairs; television; washing machine

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Judy West (Jamestown, N.Y.) for article on the Statue of Liberty. Second prize of $3.00 to Virginia L. Oaks (San Diego, Calif.) for article on the lobster. Third prize of $2.00 to Suzette Wanat (Chicago, Ill.) for article on the Fox Terrier. Fourth prize of $1.00 to David Breen (Trumbell, Conn.) for article about ant-eaters. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Jeffrey Benson (Waterloo, Iowa) for three jokes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Bell Boys (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead remove their wet shoes before coming into the Lodge home, but because they're walking around in their socks, Mr. Lodge never knows when they're sneaking up on him.
Reprints
Keywords
attic; bells; boots; Christmas; closet; presents; snow
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie! What are you doing behind your history book?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Hurry Up and Wait!
    Archie
  3. 2. Skating Feat
    Chicago Roller Skates
  4. 3. Muscle Man!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Call of the Wild!
    Archie
  6. 5. Good For Nothing!
    Archie
  7. 6. Nip and Buck!
    Archie
  8. 7. Here They Are!
    Archie Giant Series
  9. 8. Current Events
    Archie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  12. 11. Bell Boys
    Archie
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