(March 1987)

Archie, 1958 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly in Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
027100069638 03
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only one thing compares to a ski resort with snow...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Keywords
ski lodge

For Safety's Sake...Buckle Up! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (signed)
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords
seat belts

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Public service announcement about wearing seat belts by Archie Comics and the American Automobile Association.

Too Much of a Good Thing! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie is a DJ on the school radio station. His macho attitude irritates Veronica, who offers free concert tickets to the first 50 girls who will kiss Reggie in public.
Keywords
concert; DJ; kissing; radio broadcast; tickets

Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Gumby and Pokey in Gum Dinger Land (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Gum Dinger Adventures; Brachs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Archie's Mom! What Will He Be? (Table of Contents: 5)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mary Andrews

Indexer Notes

Scrambled word puzzle.

Step Right Up! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Archie's Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Clue Clever (Table of Contents: 7)

Hot Dog / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Samm Schwartz [as S. S.] (signed)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz [as S. S.] (signed)
Inks
Samm Schwartz [as S. S.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
When a roast is missing, Jughead weighs Hot Dog and finds he's five pounds heavier.
Keywords
dog house; refrigerator; roast beef; scale

Subscribe and Get One Issue Free! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Archie Digests / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Science Friction (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Loki (cat); Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica look at Archie's and Dilton's projects for science project week. Snail-like aliens on a small flying saucer outside the window shrink the foursome so they can abduct them for a flea market. The aliens are distracted and the four have to escape Svenson's cat Loki on a paper airplane that Archie had made earlier. The aliens are ordered back to their home planet and enlarge the teens to normal size before leaving.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; cactus; cat; flea market; growth ray; paper airplane; shrinking ray; snow

Indexer Notes

Story is in two parts of six and five pages, but is printed as one long story with no sequences in between the parts. Reference is made to a Little Archie story in Archie Giant Series #560.

Lunch Hunch (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski [as Michael J. Pellowski]
Pencils
Samm Schwartz [as Samuel Schwartz]
Inks
Samm Schwartz [as Samuel Schwartz]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is alway first in line for lunch.
Keywords
cafeteria; lunch

Save! Subscribe and Get 1 Free! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Archie's Double Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Free the Cap'n Mystery (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Archie and the Gang; Cap'n Crunch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prize Size (Table of Contents: 13)

Josie and the Pussycats / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Melody; Val
Synopsis
Val's cousin Roy tried to play the harmonica and swallowed it.
Reprints
Keywords
harmonica

Hide Chide (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
Samm Schwartz ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (legs only); Hot Dog (not shown)
Synopsis
Jughead makes fun of Hot Dog when he hides under the bed during a thunderstorm, but then sees Archie is under the bed, too.
Keywords
thunderstorm

eSKIpade (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir [as G. Gladir]
Pencils
Samm Schwartz [as S. Schwartz]
Inks
Samm Schwartz [as S. Schwartz]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie almost collides with people while skiing, so he seeks out a more remote spot and promptly runs into a tree.
Keywords
skiing

Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Archie Fan Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Comedy of Errors (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Rich Margopoulos (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg [as Stan G.] (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Gina Morton
Synopsis
Archie gets a date with a girl who works in the cosmetics department at the department store where he works. He makes elaborate plans for a perfect date, but things keep going wrong.
Keywords
candlelight; chinese food; department store; fuses

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Archie's Club News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor ?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. First prize of $6.00 to Lisa Czajka (Orland Park, Ill.) for an article about moving to a new school. Second prize of $4.00 to Victoria Law (Forest Hills, N.Y.) for an article about the illegal smuggling of animals into the United State.

Now There's a Book Club as Special as You Are (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Especially for Girls Book Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Only one thing compares to a ski resort with snow..."]
    Life with Archie
  2. 1. For Safety's Sake...Buckle Up!
    Archie
  3. 2. Too Much of a Good Thing!
    Life with Archie
  4. 3. Discount 32 Page Comic Subscriptions!
    Archie Comics
  5. 4. Gumby and Pokey in Gum Dinger Land
    Gum Dinger Adventures; Brachs
  6. 5. Archie's Mom! What Will He Be?
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  7. 6. Step Right Up!
    Archie's Checklist
  8. 7. Clue Clever
    Hot Dog
  9. 8. Subscribe and Get One Issue Free!
    Archie Digests
  10. 9. Science Friction
    Life with Archie
  11. 10. Lunch Hunch
    Jughead
  12. 11. Save! Subscribe and Get 1 Free!
    Archie's Double Digest
  13. 12. Free the Cap'n Mystery
    Archie and the Gang; Cap'n Crunch
  14. 13. Prize Size
    Josie and the Pussycats
  15. 14. Hide Chide
    Jughead
  16. 15. eSKIpade
    Archie
  17. 16. Fans! Now You Can Join the Brand New Archie Fan Club
    Archie Fan Club
  18. 17. Comedy of Errors
    Life with Archie
  19. 18. Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Archie's Club News
  21. 20. Now There's a Book Club as Special as You Are
    Especially for Girls Book Club
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