Archie #127
(April 1962)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 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
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I've fixed you up with a blind date who has her own transportation!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Reprints
Keywords
brooms; Pop's Chocklit Shoppe; witches

The Cure (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead tries everything he can think of to cure Archie's hiccups.
Reprints
Keywords
hiccups; jealousy; kissing; paper bag

No Dogs Allowed! (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
Keywords
fresh cement; sidewalk

Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
It's too cold for the "Polar Bear Club" to go swimming in the lake, but the club president Archie tries to go swimming anyway.
Reprints
Keywords
ice; swimming; winter

Leave It To Grundy (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are assigned to rake the leaves outside the school, but the leaves keep winding up in Mr. Weatherbee's office.
Keywords
janitor; leaves; raking

A Spectacular Event (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Spectacular / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Unwanted (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge rigs up an expensive security system to keep Archie out of his house, but Archie keeps getting in without apparent effort.
Reprints
Keywords
closed-circuit television; electric eye; electrified fence; radar

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Jimmy Bercot (Abilene, Texas) for article on ostriches. Second prize of $3.00 to Clarence Boks (Bay City, Mich.) for article on Mars. Third prize of $2.00 to Judy Crand (Rico, Colo.) for article on dinosaurs. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Richard Norton (Indianapolis, Ind.) for article on fossils. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Bobby Adamson (Hollywood, Fla.) for three jokes.

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

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

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1961 (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1961. Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 458,039.

One of Those Days (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; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie is having "one of those days" when he's unusually clumsy and destructive, and everyone, including his mother, friends and teachers, is scared to be near him.
Reprints
Keywords
breakfast; broken window; cereal; civil defense drill; fence

Indexer Notes

Archie is eating "Bolling's" corn flakes for breakfast, a reference to staff member Bob Bolling.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I've fixed you up with a blind date who has her own transportation!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Cure
    Archie
  3. 2. No Dogs Allowed!
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. Deep Freeze
    Archie
  5. 4. Leave It To Grundy
    Archie
  6. 5. A Spectacular Event
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  7. 6. The Unwanted
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1961
  11. 10. One of Those Days
    Archie
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