Archie #130
(August 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
?
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[Automatic Juke Box] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Keywords
jukeboxes; Pop's Chocklit Shoppe; robots; soda fountains

The Reject (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews [Fred]; the Ravens [Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Big Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge] (a group of imaginary juvenile delinquents)
Synopsis
After he soaps Pop Tate's window, Archie is convinced he's a juvenile delinquent. Mr Andrews convinces him he's not when Archie fails a juvenile delinquent test.
Reprints
Keywords
gang fight; gangs; imaginary sequence; leather jackets

Promising (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; Li'l Jinx's parents [Merry Holliday; Hap Holliday]
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's dancing teacher tells her she's a promising student.
Reprints

The Peril (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie are talking about science fiction when Betty's large jello slips away from her. Archie thinks its the Blob!
Reprints
Keywords
Jello; picnic; science fiction

Indexer Notes

"The Blob" movie was released in 1958.

Weights and Measures (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge [Hiram]
Synopsis
Archie creates a gag gift for Professor Flutesnoot: a hollowed book filled with lead pellets for "heavy reading". But when Mr. Lodge can't pick up the book, he thinks his diet has made him weak.
Reprints
Keywords
book; diet; golf clubs; lead pellets; practical joke

The Secret Is Out! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Odd Ball (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee [Waldo]; Miss Grundy [Geraldine]
Synopsis
Reggie tricks Archie into being a ticket collector at a dance, leaving Veronica free for Reggie to date.
Reprints
Keywords
dance

Fun with the Popsicle Kids (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Popsicle Kids; Popsicle / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Mark O'Brien (Holyoke, Mass.) for article on biology. Second prize of $3.00 to Laura Kally (Villa Park, Ill.) for article on Braille. Third prize of $2.00 to Laura Lessard (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) for article about the skunk. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Melinda Ellen Miller (Jericho, N.Y.) for three jokes. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Blanche Mazur (Pompton Lakes, N.J.) for five jokes.

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

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

His Own Worst Enemy (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Big Moose Mason (cameo); Midge Klump (cameo)
Synopsis
When Archie runs into a tree, he starts having a conversation with a ghostly twin.
Reprints
Keywords
conceit
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Automatic Juke Box]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Reject
    Archie
  3. 2. Promising
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. The Peril
    Archie
  5. 4. Weights and Measures
    Archie
  6. 5. The Secret Is Out!
    Archie Annual
  7. 6. Odd Ball
    Archie
  8. 7. Fun with the Popsicle Kids
    Popsicle Kids; Popsicle
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. His Own Worst Enemy
    Archie
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