(July 1960)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Seven times per year in February, April, June, July, August, October, and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is station XYZ-TV, now signing off!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A gorilla reaches through the television screen and turns off the television at the end of the broadcast day.

Indexer Notes

This occurred back in the days when television stations didn't broadcast twenty-four hours a day.

A Joke's Progress (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The same set-up line for a joke is given alternate punch lines.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

New School Courses for Teen-agers (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Prof. Flutesnoot; Moose Mason; Midge
Synopsis
High school curriculum is augmented with courses targeted to appeal to teens, including Basic Movie Watching, Care and Feeding of Hot Rods, and Advanced Loafing.

Ship Ahoy (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie and Betty watch from the pier as Archie raises different flags on the Lodge yacht to signify who is on board with him.

Indexer Notes

Samm Schwartz background gag: in panel one, page two, a man is fishing on the pier; in panel three, he's pulled into the water by his catch; in panel five, he's in the background, wrestling with a baby whale.

A Place in the Sun (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead's Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Unable to get a tan in wintertime, Jughead paints a picture of the sun, then lays under it.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

Madhouse Gadgets for Teen-Agers! (Table of Contents: 5)

Dilton Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Dilton Doiley (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Gadgets designed to appeal to a teen audience, including a double-barreled straw and a see-through text book.

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

Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My boy friend never takes me anywhere.
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones]
Synopsis
Letters seeking advice on romance get sarcastic answers.

Madhouse's Guide to Home Cooking (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica Says / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Veronica Lodge (host); Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis
Advertisement for an instructional manual on how to properly cook homes.

Madhouse People (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Illustrated examples of puns taken literally.

A Madhouse Collection of Auto Fashions (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie's Dad Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Fred Andrews (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Midge
Synopsis
Examples of fashion designs based on automobile features.

Add-A-Face Photos! (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jughead Jones (host); Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Photos of President Eisenhower golfing, John Kennedy's inauguration, the Riverdale High prom and other events, with a face in the crowd cut out to allow the reader to insert his or her own picture and pretend they're famous.

If Girls Wore Boys' Hair Styles! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis
The female characters of the strip model the haircuts of the male characters.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Joe Edwards.

If Teen Agers Ran the Airlines! (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Jughead Jones (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Alterations to airline procedure that would appeal to a teenage audience, including new uniforms, beat-talking pilots, and center aisle bowling.
Reprints

Realistic Dolls (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty and Veronica Say / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
Bob White

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Betty Cooper (host); Veronica Lodge (host)
Synopsis
Examples of genre-specific toy dolls, including the Quiz Doll, the Private Eye Doll, and the Rock 'N' Roll Doll.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2011 series) #33.

The Discovery of the Earth (Table of Contents: 14)

Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee (host)
Synopsis
How cavemen discovered where they were.

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

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

It's Just Your Imagination (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
How the front door of the Lodge home is perceived by different people.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Previously credited to Joe Edwards.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This is station XYZ-TV, now signing off!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Joke's Progress
  3. 2. New School Courses for Teen-agers
    Jughead Says
  4. 3. Ship Ahoy
    Betty
  5. 4. A Place in the Sun
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  6. 5. Madhouse Gadgets for Teen-Agers!
    Dilton Says
  7. 6. ["My boy friend never takes me anywhere."]
    Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  8. 7. Madhouse's Guide to Home Cooking
    Veronica Says
  9. 8. Madhouse People
  10. 9. A Madhouse Collection of Auto Fashions
    Archie's Dad Says
  11. 10. Add-A-Face Photos!
    Jughead Says
  12. 11. If Girls Wore Boys' Hair Styles!
    Archie Says
  13. 12. If Teen Agers Ran the Airlines!
    Jughead Says
  14. 13. Realistic Dolls
    Betty and Veronica Say
  15. 14. The Discovery of the Earth
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History
  16. 15. ["A bright new star in the Archie Giant Series"]
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  17. 16. It's Just Your Imagination
  18. 17. ["They said it couldn't be done!"]
    Archie Annual
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