(August 1960)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
seven times a 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie's a character
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie loses his head over a disagreement with Reggie.

Too Funny for Words (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
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead's carousel horse breaks a leg. Jughead paints a portrait with a roller. Veronica is followed by a construction worker. Archie gets a startling message. A movie poster has arrows in it.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

How to Become a Teen-age Rock 'n' Roll Singer (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie Says / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Instructional pamphlet on how to become a teen idol.
Reprints

The ABC's of Art (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead explains the various genres of art.

Roar, Lion, Roar! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead paints a roaring lion, which comes to life and eats him.

Beatniks Thru History (Table of Contents: 5)

Miss Grundy Says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Ludwig van Beethoven; Christopher Columbus; Richard E. Byrd; Elizabeth I; Julius Caesar; William Shakespeare; George Washington; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis
Miss Grundy explains how famous historical figures were actually the beatniks of their day.

The Madhouse Hall of Fame (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie Presents / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Archie Andrews (host)
Synopsis
Examples of people and places which have achieved dubious distinctions, including Shelia Gabber, "Rocking Daddy" Ginch, and Alice Bownser.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Bob White

Special Medals for Teen-agers (Table of Contents: 7)

General Archie Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews (host); Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Various medals for teenagers are presented, including the Gold Juke Box Medallion, the Blind Date Medal, and the Banana Split Badge.

If Song Titles Came True! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Literal translations of song title imagery are illustrated.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Samm Schwartz.

Archie's T.V. Sets (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Examples of television housings specifically designed around the characteristics of various Archie Comics characters.

Mad House's Hit and Pun Baseball (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Cousin Leroy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Midge Klump; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The cast illustrate literal adaptations of common baseball phrases.

Silverware by Madhouse (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody
Synopsis
Examples of stylized cutlery.

Madhouse Menagerie (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Dilton Doiley (host)
Synopsis
Illustrations of cliched similes with the subjects reversed, including a bat with people in its belfry, a frog with a rock and roll singer in its throat, and a cat that lets gossip out of the bag.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My father is a ping-pong fan.
Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones]
Synopsis
Letters include a woman whose father spanks her with a ping pong paddle.

Tongue Toppers For Cool Cats (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis
Pun terms to describe specific situations.

The Discovery of Hair (Table of Contents: 15)

Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee (host); Archibald Foomish; Sir Hairy Foomish
Synopsis
Archibald Foomish, son of the famous five-sided wheel inventor Sir Hairy Foomish, discovers hair when his chemistry set burns the hair off of his body.

Here They Are! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Archie Takes a Spin on a Typical Madhouse Super-Hiway! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
Joe Edwards
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A series of highway construction detours leave Archie stranded.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

They Said It Couldn't Be Done! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie's a character"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Too Funny for Words
  3. 2. How to Become a Teen-age Rock 'n' Roll Singer
    Archie Says
  4. 3. The ABC's of Art
    Jughead
  5. 4. Roar, Lion, Roar!
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  6. 5. Beatniks Thru History
    Miss Grundy Says
  7. 6. The Madhouse Hall of Fame
    Archie Presents
  8. 7. Special Medals for Teen-agers
    General Archie Presents
  9. 8. If Song Titles Came True!
    Betty Says
  10. 9. Archie's T.V. Sets
  11. 10. Mad House's Hit and Pun Baseball
  12. 11. Silverware by Madhouse
  13. 12. Madhouse Menagerie
    Dilton Says
  14. 13. ["My father is a ping-pong fan."]
    Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  15. 14. Tongue Toppers For Cool Cats
    Betty Says
  16. 15. The Discovery of Hair
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History
  17. 16. Here They Are!
    Archie Giant Series
  18. 17. Archie Takes a Spin on a Typical Madhouse Super-Hiway!
    Archie
  19. 18. They Said It Couldn't Be Done!
    Archie Annual
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