(April 1966)

Archie, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.12 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
Editing:
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["You're Cancelling Our Invasion of Earth?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
science fiction; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead scare off invading aliens with their eating habits.

["Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Just Answer this Advertisement..."] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hillcrest Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Greatest! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Hoping to break Archie and Veronica up, Reggie tells Moose that Archie was mocking his strength.
Reprints:

Archie Gets All the Brakes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Right Sign (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy asks the class what they think are the first signs of spring.
Reprints:

[Snowball's Chance] (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica is critical of Archie's skiing technique.

["Treasure Chest of Fun"] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

3-D (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie outlines the elaborate lengths he has to go through to get some alone time with Veronica.

["Join the Parade!"] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Starry Eyed (Table of Contents: 9)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4.25 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday; Merry Holiday
Synopsis:
Enamored with the gold star she got in school, Jinx buys a box of gold stars and begins awarding them for jobs well done.
Reprints:

["Li'l Jinx Pen Pals"] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Li'l Jinx / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

["Hi! I'm Jeri Lawrence--Jeri of Hollywood!] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Jeri of Hollywood / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Polaris Nuclear Sub"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Instead of the usual letters page, this issue carried news of the overwhelmingly positive reader response to the first appearance of Pureheart the Powerful, and announced a contest for the best written letters about the new series.

Not This Time (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir ?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
John Rosenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Epp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty begins surreptitiously helping Archie beat Reggie, which only emboldens Archie into challenging Reggie to more stunts.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #243, writing is credited to Jim Ruth and inks are credited to Marty Epp.

["Cast your ballot for a successful future!"] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

["Nationally Famous Prizes at No Cost to You!"] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Draw any person in one minute!"] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're Cancelling Our Invasion of Earth?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Just Answer this Advertisement..."]
    Hillcrest Products Co.
  3. 2. The Greatest!
    Archie
  4. 3. Archie Gets All the Brakes
    Archie; Bendix
  5. 4. The Right Sign
    Jughead
  6. 5. [Snowball's Chance]
    Veronica Pin Up
  7. 6. ["Treasure Chest of Fun"]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  8. 7. 3-D
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Join the Parade!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Starry Eyed
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. ["Li'l Jinx Pen Pals"]
    Li'l Jinx
  12. 11. ["Hi! I'm Jeri Lawrence--Jeri of Hollywood!]
    Jeri of Hollywood
  13. 12. ["Polaris Nuclear Sub"]
    Honor House Prod. Co.
  14. 13. Archie Club News
    Archie
  15. 14. Not This Time
    Archie
  16. 15. ["Cast your ballot for a successful future!"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  17. 16. ["Nationally Famous Prizes at No Cost to You!"]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. ["Draw any person in one minute!"]
    Norton Products
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