(April 1976)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
0.30 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 [vertical]
Barcode
?
Editing
John Goldwater (credited as John L. Goldwater) (editor); Richard Goldwater (credited as Richard H. Goldwater) (managing editor)

Issue Notes

Editorial credits taken from statement of ownership.

The Man Who Never Was? (Table of Contents)

Life with Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch out!!!
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge

The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Never Was!! (Table of Contents: 2)

Life with Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie my boy, think nothing of it! It's merely a priceless heirloom! Egad! It could happen to anybody! Don't you give it a second thought!
Feature Logo
Life with Archie [skinny 'Life with']
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hubert Smithers; Hawkins
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is kidnapped by the general manager of his corporation and replaced with a robotic double, who fools everyone, including Mr. Lodge's own daughter. But the robot can't fool Archie, who suspects that the real Mr. Lodge could never be so nice to him.
Reprints
Keywords
robot

Indexer Notes

Story is told in two parts. Logo is only featured on page one of the second part.
Indicia included on bottom of first page.

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

Hostess Cup Cakes; Josie / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Fooling Around (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Greg! What's the answer? Why are you hesitating so long?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Greg admits he's a fool.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been pouring at the PTA and the Women's Club. I'm exhausted!
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's parents are exhausted after long days.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate) XX-XX-19XX

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis Silberkleit (credited as Louis H. Silberkleit)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Actual number of copies of single issue published nearest to filing date: 169,008.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Universal Bodybuilding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bi-Centennial Quiz (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here are some interesting facts concerning the U.S.A. See how many you can answer correctly!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Questions about American history.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Perfume / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wheels of Fortune (Table of Contents: 11)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! It's poor Mrs. Trimble! She's being dispossessed! Put out in the street!!
Feature Logo
Life with Archie [skinny 'Life with']
Genre
drama; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Trimble; Orson Wales
Synopsis
An old woman is being kicked out of her home by her landlord, Orson Wales. Archie manages to turn the table on Wales when it turns out that one of her few possessions is his beloved childhood wagon, "Thunderbolt."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A take-off on the movie "Citizen Kane."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Canyon House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Archie Club News
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Kris Thompson (Mpls., Minn.) First prize - $6.00 and Carsten Gursche (Vancouver, B.C., Canada) Second prize - $4.00.
Includes membership application form for the Archie Club.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Laugh Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Super Values / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Book of Secrets (Table of Contents: 17)

Life with Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'The History of Shoelaces,' Archie?
Feature Logo
Life with Archie [skinny 'Life with']
Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Miss Carlson; Boris
Synopsis
Archie takes out a very obscure book, "The History of Shoelaces." It turns out a spy stashed his microfilm in that book, figuring no one would ever take it out.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Kellogg's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Never Was?
    Life with Archie
  2. 1. The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac'
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Man Who Never Was!!
    Life with Archie
  4. 3. ["Josie and the Cup Cakes"]
    Hostess Cup Cakes; Josie
  5. 4. Fooling Around
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. ["I've been pouring at the PTA and the Women's Club. I'm exhausted!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["If you've ever said... 'There must be a better way to earn a living...'"]
    ICS / International Correspondence Schools
  9. 8. ["Impossible? Not for the super bodybuilding system!"]
    Universal Bodybuilding
  10. 9. Bi-Centennial Quiz
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Scent-sational $1. perfume offer"]
    Perfume
  12. 11. Wheels of Fortune
    Life with Archie
  13. 12. ["Dog tags"]
    Canyon House
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  15. 14. ["It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No. 4"]
    Laugh Comics Digest
  16. 15. ["Pick a winner every time!"]
    Archie Comics
  17. 16. ["Amazing $1 offer"]
    Super Values
  18. 17. Book of Secrets
    Life with Archie
  19. 18. ["Enter the wonderful world of super sea-monkeys"]
    Sea-Monkeys
  20. 19. ["The prizes are coming... the cash is coming"]
    Junior Sales Club of America Cards
  21. 20. ["Win $5 a week for a whole year!"]
    Kellogg's
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