Archie #151
(December 1964)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year 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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, make sure you can afford what we order!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
dining; hotdog stands; restaurants

Not Guilty (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
When Fred is asked to see Mr. Weatherbee about Archie, he fears the worst, and dreams that he's on trial for driving Archie to a life of delinquency.
Reprints
Keywords
dream; fourth wall; homework; judge

Indexer Notes

Archie's father talks to the readers in panel two of the first page.

Word Wise (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
Synopsis
There is one word Jinx can read on the cereal box.
Keywords
breakfast; cereal box; reading

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie Pin-Up Page / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We haven't found one lipstick that's kiss proof!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is testing various lipsticks on Archie to find one that's "kiss-proof."
Keywords
kissing; lipstick

Protection (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Midge asks Archie to walk her home at night, which he does reluctantly. When Moose sees them, he offers to walk Archie home, and Archie fears it's just an excuse to beat him up.
Reprints
Keywords
anxiety; doctor

For Holidays Merry and Sparkling with Laughter (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Most Illuminating (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Reggie Mantle; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie shows Mr. Lodge his trick lamp, which makes it look like he's lighting it by plugging it into his mouth.
Reprints
Keywords
electricity; light bulb; practical joke

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Linda Diane McCloy (Dayton, Ohio) for poem about her friend and Archie comics. Second prize of $3.00 to Barbara Stephens (Rainbow City, U.S. Canal Zone) for article on the origin of hot dogs. Third prize of $2.00 to Mary Mills (Chicago, Ill.) for a poem about anxiety.

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

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

Call Me Jealous (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 4.75 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Green-Eyed Monster
Synopsis
The Green-Eyed Monster of jealousy explains that business is good in Riverdale, but there was a time he almost lost his most jealous client, Moose.
Keywords
black eyes; fourth wall; jealousy

Indexer Notes

The Green-Eyed Monster narrates the story and talks to the reader.

Number Please (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred comments on Archie's phone usage.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, make sure you can afford what we order!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Not Guilty
    Archie
  3. 2. Word Wise
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["We haven't found one lipstick that's kiss proof!"]
    Archie Pin-Up Page
  5. 4. Protection
    Archie
  6. 5. For Holidays Merry and Sparkling with Laughter
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  7. 6. Most Illuminating
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  10. 9. Call Me Jealous
    Archie
  11. 10. Number Please
    Archie's Dad
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