Archie #159
(November 1965)

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
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica, do you notice any similarity between him and me?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Reprints
Keywords
cinemas; James Bond films

Groovy. (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

U. S. Royal Fastrak; UniRoyal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Male Call (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead bets Archie that he can't spend one day without female companionship, and Archie escapes to an island to get away from Betty and Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; canoe; island; sorority; swim suits; umbrella

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

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

See Saw (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; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Hap wonders where his golf club is.
Reprints
Keywords
golf club; saw

Jam Jest (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica get stuck in a traffic jam on the way to the lake, then get stuck in another traffic jam when they get their boat in the water.
Reprints
Keywords
boats; traffic jam

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Ellbarr Distributing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Take Your Choice (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie hits on a bathing suit model, leading to violent fighting among Veronica, the model, and Betty.
Reprints
Keywords
models; swim suits

The World of Jughead Is a World of Laughs (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Worth Wishing For.. (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

How's Trix?; Trix Rabbit; General Mills / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

The Mighty Crusaders / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Inspiration (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Colonel Flintbee (flashback); Mrs. Lodge (flashback)
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to inspire Archie by telling him the story of how he made his fortune. But he then proceeds to tell his whole life story without ever explaining how he got rich. It takes Veronica to explain it: he married a millionairess.
Reprints
Keywords
dishwasher; elevator; military academy; newsboy; newspaper; wedding

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Cuckoo Bird; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize of $5.00 to Cindy Martell (APO 238, New York, N.Y.) for article about living in England. Second prize of $3.00 to Lynda Floyes (Santa Monica, Calif.) for article on flying saucers. Third prize of $2.00 to Joan Grimsley (Middleburg, Va.) for article on an encounter with two lynx. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Marion Munoz (Brooklyn, N.Y.) for two jokes. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Gary Dunn (Glendora, Calif.) for article on croquet.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

100 Little Dolls (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

100 Doll Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

J. A. Zampino / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Jaded Jest (Table of Contents: 18)

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; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty asks Archie if he'll love her when she's "old, worn and jaded," and is offended when he jokingly implies that she already is.
Reprints
Keywords
vanity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Insure Your Future with an I.C.S. High School Diploma] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools (ICS) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Monster Size Monsters (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica, do you notice any similarity between him and me?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Groovy.
    U. S. Royal Fastrak; UniRoyal
  3. 2. Male Call
    Archie
  4. 3. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills
  5. 4. See Saw
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Jam Jest
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Exclusive fun products by mail"]
    Ellbarr Distributing
  8. 7. Take Your Choice
    Archie
  9. 8. The World of Jughead Is a World of Laughs
    The World of Jughead
  10. 9. Worth Wishing For..
    How's Trix?; Trix Rabbit; General Mills
  11. 10. ["The Mighty Crusaders"]
    The Mighty Crusaders
  12. 11. Inspiration
    Archie
  13. 12. ["Dig this, gang!"]
    Archie; Bendix Corporation
  14. 13. The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up!
    Cuckoo Bird; Cocoa Puffs; General Mills
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  17. 16. 100 Little Dolls
    100 Doll Co.
  18. 17. ["Now... fear no man!"]
    J. A. Zampino
  19. 18. Jaded Jest
    Archie
  20. 19. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  21. 20. [Insure Your Future with an I.C.S. High School Diploma]
    International Correspondence Schools (ICS)
  22. 21. Monster Size Monsters
    Honor House Products Corp
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