Archie #150
(November 1964)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We just arrived and already Archie has the ball rolling!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Keywords
bowling; bowling alleys; bowling bags

Cruise Director (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge; Chip (a boat mechanic)
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has Archie take a borrowed boat back to the mechanic and exchange it for Mr. Lodge's boat, which was being repaired. But Archie isn't sure about the boats' controls and ends up causing more damage.
Reprints
Keywords
canoe; guitar; speedboat

Indexer Notes

Archie is singing "I wanna hold your hand" (a Beatles song) in the splash panel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Gasser (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Joe (a gas station attendant)
Synopsis
Archie gets Joe to give him some gas quick as Archie is late to a ball game. But Archie comes back when he forgets his stamps.
Reprints
Keywords
gas station; trading stamps

That's What Counts (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Greg
Synopsis
One boy is "it" in a game of hide and seek because he can count higher than anyone else.
Reprints

The Acid Test (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Professor Flutesnoot; Waldo Weatherbee; Mr. Johnson (the janitor); Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie accidentally drops a beaker of acid that eats through the chemistry floor. Banned from the chemistry lab, Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie to polish his chair and desk. But Archie accidentally adds a small test tube of acid into the varnish, which eats away the varnish brushes as well as the legs of Mr. Weatherbee's desk.
Reprints
Keywords
acid; chemistry; turpentine; varnish

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

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

Spellbound (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Archie leaves Betty and Jughead to spend time with Veronica, the two jilted friends curse the two lovers. Unbeknownst to all of them, the curses come true.
Reprints
Keywords
curse; Indian dance; magic

[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 James Busby (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) for article on having mice for pets. Second prize of $3.00 to Zena Bruinsma (Holland, Mich.) for her story of immigrating from the Netherlands to Michigan. Third prize of $2.00 to Debra Rochtaschel (Rochester, N.Y.) for five jokes. The third prize article on the second page has the same border used on the Archie's Madhouse covers.

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

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

Everything's Coming Up Roses (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Harris (a neighbor of the Lodges)
Synopsis
Archie picks some of Mr. Lodge's prize roses as a gift to Veronica. To make up for the blunder, Archie then digs up one of the Lodges' neighbor's rose bushes and gives it to Mr. Lodge as a replacement.
Reprints
Keywords
bouquet; roses

Indexer Notes

The title comes from the song "Everything's Coming Up Roses" from the 1959 Broadway musical "Gypsy."

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We just arrived and already Archie has the ball rolling!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Cruise Director
    Archie
  3. 2. ["You called for a piano tuner?"]
    Bendix Corporation
  4. 3. A Gasser
    Archie
  5. 4. That's What Counts
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Acid Test
    Archie
  7. 6. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  8. 7. Spellbound
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Everything's Coming Up Roses
    Archie
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