(February 1981)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series; Archie Comics Group
Barcode:
0271000696502
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

["Er, Betty's colors are real wild!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Keywords:
kissing; lipstick; roller skating

Indexer Notes

Vignette above title is from "The Swinger."

M.V.P. Spree (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Svenson; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Nancy
Synopsis:
When the lights go out at the football game that will determine the MVP for the year, Svenson fixes them and gets the award.

Do You Remember? (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Mr. Jinx

["What are you two doing?"] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Bob Montana
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Montana

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Corny Miller

I Wish! I Wish! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Characters:
Archie Andrews

The Swinger (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida [as Willy Y.]

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gets stressed out when he has the house to himself for the weekend and the whole gang decides to visit.

Letter Perfect (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee convinces Archie and Jughead to reject the free advertising that companies receive by putting their logos on clothes and tires.

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (with black hair and Jughead's beanie); Jughead Jones (with Archie's hair)

Indexer Notes

Letters from Lori-Ann B., West Portal, NJ about horses and Bill H., Maple Falls, WA about the gang's characterizations backwards.

Paint By Numbers (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr.
Inks:
Jim DeCarlo
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Smithers; Elsie; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie helps Mr. Lodge see through a phony painting salesman.

What Good Taste (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Er, Betty's colors are real wild!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. M.V.P. Spree
    Archie
  3. 2. Do You Remember?
    Li'l Jinx
  4. 3. ["What are you two doing?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  5. 4. I Wish! I Wish!
    Archie
  6. 5. The Swinger
    Archie
  7. 6. Letter Perfect
    Archie
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  9. 8. Paint By Numbers
    Archie
  10. 9. What Good Taste
    Josie; Hostess
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