(April 1959)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)


Genre
adventure; children; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo

[You, Too, Can Be Tough] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Chapter One: Venus Bound! (Table of Contents: 2)

Venus Bound / comic story / 8 pages (report information)


Genre
adventure; children; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Moonlings; Professor Thimk; Astra; Dog JoJo; Oog; Prime Moonister; The Gillywump from the Dark Side of the Moon; Orbi
Synopsis
Cosmo and Orbi are marooned on the moon with the Moonlings (all named Oog), when Professor Thimk, Astra, and the dog JoJo arrive from Mars to rescue them. But first they have to go to Venus. Two Moonlings and the Gillywump from the Dark Side of the Moon stow away for the trip to Venus.
Reprints

Trouble For Orbi! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents: 3)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Professor Thimk; Astra; Jojo; Moonlings; Gillywump; Venusian Monster
Synopsis
The crew arrives on Venus, and discovers that small volcanoes cause the gaseous cloud around the planet. Cosmo, Orbi, and Astra unknowingly sit on a sleeping Venusian monster, who wakes up and kidnaps Orbi.
Reprints

To The Rescue! (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents: 4)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Astra; Professor Thimk; Moonlings; Gillywump
Synopsis
When Cosmo tells Professor Thimk about Orbi's kidnapping, the group goes looking for him and Astra falls into a crevice.
Reprints

A Slap-Happy Ending! (Chapter 4) (Table of Contents: 5)

Cosmo the Merry Martian / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Sy Reit (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Cosmo; Orbi; Astra; Professor Thimk; Moonlings; Gillywump; Venusian Monsters
Synopsis
A Venusian Monster helps Astra out of the crevice, and Orbi tells the crew that a short circuit in his helmet has caused the monsters to become afraid of him. The story ends with the monsters taking the crew to meet the queen.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [You, Too, Can Be Tough]
  3. 2. Chapter One: Venus Bound!
    Venus Bound
  4. 3. Trouble For Orbi! (Chapter 2)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  5. 4. To The Rescue! (Chapter 3)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
  6. 5. A Slap-Happy Ending! (Chapter 4)
    Cosmo the Merry Martian
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • JW "David" Asher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
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