Archie #136
(April 1963)

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

[School for Karate] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Keywords
injuries; karate

Pleasure Before Business (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr Lodge [Hiram]; Mr. Brown (Reggie's uncle); Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica breaks a date with Archie when her father has a business partner whose nephew needs a date for the same dance. At Reggie's urging, Archie goes to complain to Mr. Lodge, not knowing that Reggie has an ulterior motive.
Reprints

Billy Wins with Bendix (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Open and Shut Case (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; Li'l Jinx's father [Hap Holliday]
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx gets a black eye.
Keywords
black eye; insult

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Double Takes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Datewise I'm in a tough financial jam!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Big Moose Mason; Dilton Doily; Beatrice
Synopsis
Three two-panel gags: Archie bemoans Veronica's allowance getting cut. Moose dances a horse trot with Midge. Dilton has a date with Beatrice, who will never forget their date, no matter how hard she tries.
Reprints
Keywords
allowance; dancing; date

Never a Doubt (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie goes all out to break up Archie and Veronica, including false stories, false telegrams and disguising himself without luck. Finally he settles for Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise; Royal Canadian Mounted Police; rumors; telegram

Dig This Crazy Offer! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Love in Bloom (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
As the faculty think of a way to separate Archie and Veronica, Veronica comes storming into Mr. Weatherbee's office. She wants him to do something about a student that's bothering her -- Archie!
Reprints
Keywords
kissing

[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 David Schutten (Benton, Wash.) for biography of Edgar Allan Poe. Second prize of $3.00 to Judy Bowker (North Merrick, N.Y.) for article on Great Dane dogs. Third prize of $2.00 to Carmen Cardona (Jamaica, N.Y.) for article on the United Nations.

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

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

It's Your Move (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
The news of Archie moving out of Riverdale shocks the gang. But they decide to make Archie miserable so that he'll want to move, to make it easier on him.
Reprints
Keywords
friendship; kissing; smoking
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [School for Karate]
    Archie
  2. 1. Pleasure Before Business
    Archie
  3. 2. Billy Wins with Bendix
    Bendix Corporation
  4. 3. Open and Shut Case
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Datewise I'm in a tough financial jam!"]
    Double Takes
  6. 5. Never a Doubt
    Archie
  7. 6. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. Love in Bloom
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. It's Your Move
    Archie
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