Archie #259
(February 1977)

Archie, 1959 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
9 times a year in Feb., March, April, June, July, August, Sept., Nov., and Dec.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
Barcode
0271000696502
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
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, what are you going to take out?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Keywords
books; libraries; reading

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie... Archie Andrews Where Are You? Comics Digest Magazine #33.

Wedded Blitz (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge and Smithers are horrified when they mistakenly think Archie and Veronica are married. After the misunderstanding is cleared up, Archie and Ronnie go up to a cabin with Mrs. Lodge, and to set Mr. Lodge's mind at ease, Archie sends him a telegram: "Veronica and I at cabin for weekend. We are not married."
Reprints

Take Five (Table of Contents: 2)

Li’l Jinx’s Pal Fat Charley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

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

Archie’s Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom! Did you hear?

The Bird Watchers (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
When the psychotically jealous Veronica thinks she's caught him looking at another girl, Archie claims he was actually bird-watching. Then he has to create a bird-watchers' club to justify the lie.
Reprints

Pain Refrain (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has a toothache and needs the tooth pulled.
Reprints

What's New? (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie buys a ridiculous old-fashioned flying outfit, complete with goggles and scarf, in preparation for taking flying lessons.

The Magic Uke (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie finds an old straw hat and ukulele in the attic. When he puts on the hat and strums the ukulele, he falls under their spell and starts talking entirely in 1920s youth slang.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, what are you going to take out?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Wedded Blitz
    Archie
  3. 2. Take Five
    Li’l Jinx’s Pal Fat Charley
  4. 3. ["Mom! Did you hear?"]
    Archie’s Gag Bag
  5. 4. The Bird Watchers
    Archie
  6. 5. Pain Refrain
    Archie
  7. 6. What's New?
    Archie
  8. 7. The Magic Uke
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Merlin Haas
  • Matthew Head
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Jason Aydelotte
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • James Yung
  • Michael Eshom
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Brian Saner Lamken
  • Steven Rowe
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen