Archie #160
(December 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
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every time I do the mashed potato with Archie I wind up with mashed feet!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
dancing; jukeboxes; music; Pop's Chocklit Shoppe; the Mashed Potato (dance)

Barbelles (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Sandy Wood
Synopsis
Archie shows off his ability to lift barbells. The girls play a trick on him by having some weight plates made of light wood.
Keywords
barbells; practical joke; weight-lifting

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

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

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

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

Book Banter (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; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead find a book of magic spells in the library, and unknown to them, all the spells affect Reggie.
Reprints
Keywords
library; magic spells; super-strength

Book Learning! (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx uses a heavy dictionary to crack walnuts.
Reprints
Keywords
dictionary; walnuts

The Payoff (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go outside, but still manage to ruin Fred's day.
Keywords
axe; cigar; garden hose; nap

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

Archie's Christmas Stocking / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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 Joe Smith (Alexandria, La.) for article about encountering snakes while fishing. Second prize of $3.00 to Eileen Paul (Whittier, Calif.) for article on witchcraft. Third prize to Chris Adamski (Linden, N. J.) for article on Helen Keller. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Diane Miller (Smyrna, Del.) for article on bighorn sheep. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Lillie Houston (Memphis, Tenn.) for article on the walrus.

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

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

Mysto Mess (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; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie becomes the fortune-teller "The Great Mysto" to entertain at a charity party. While practicing, he manages to upset Mr. Lodge with everything he predicts.
Keywords
fortune-telling; golf balls; newspaper; stock market; turban
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Every time I do the mashed potato with Archie I wind up with mashed feet!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Barbelles
    Archie
  3. 2. ["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  4. 3. ["Dig This, Gang"]
    Archie; Bendix
  5. 4. Book Banter
    Archie
  6. 5. Book Learning!
    Li'l Jinx
  7. 6. The Payoff
    Archie
  8. 7. ["When It's Christmas"]
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. Mysto Mess
    Archie
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