(July 1961)

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
John Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Frankenstein's Monster; the Mummy; Dracula; Archie Andrews

Guess Which One... (Table of Contents: 1)

Veronica Asks You / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Guess which one thinks she's another Connie Francis, has been seeing too many Westerns, is the boy craziest girl in Texas, and has five teen-age daughters.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

If Teen-Agers Formed a Union (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews (host)
Synopsis
Archie looks at what would happen if teens formed a union, including changes to the union charter and motto, new school benefits, and new dating rights.

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

Volume 1: Aa (Table of Contents: 3)

The Madhouse Encyclopedia / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Characters
Alexander the Great; Alfred the Great; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Includes entries on aardvarks, adaptation, air, airplanes, Alexander the Great, Alfred the Great, Archie the Great, and apes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Archie's year of birth given as 1946.

Madhouse Hotels! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews (host)
Synopsis
Archie shows us some examples of Hilton hotels in other parts of the world (in Pisa, Italy, it's the Tiltin' Hilton, etc.).

Campaign Pictures Sometimes Lie (Table of Contents: 5)

Madhouse Exposure Department / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
A. Kreep
Synopsis
A look at high school campaign photos and the truth behind them.
Reprints

Mad House Pillow Phone (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
Veronica Lodge (host)
Synopsis
Fake advertisement for a heavily padded telephone to be used as a pillow.

The Beatnik Monster (Table of Contents: 7)

Mad House Monster of the Month / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Illustration of a monster and the characteristics that make him a beatnik.
Reprints

Clyde Diddit's Mad House Mottoes! (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis
Various comical mottoes.

Teen-Agers of the Past (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A series of gags starring Victorian-era teens.
Reprints

Monsters from Outer Space (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A look at various monsters including the Six-Legged Venutians, female Saturnians, and the Brainy Kids of Jupiter.
Reprints

The Boxing Machine (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A pantomime gag in which a man fights an electronic boxing robot.
Reprints

It Always Happens (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Characters
Cyrus Glutton; Gloria Twirler; Jeremy Shaggymain; Ronda Wrightless
Reprints

Mad House Greeting Cards (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones (host)
Synopsis
Greeting cards for less important situations, such as sunburns, returning umbrellas, and stolen cars.
Reprints

Madhouse Hall of Fame (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Characters
Twist Brothers; Gladys Globb; Skip Scallop; Bruce "The Bruiser" Rammer; Oswald Lovabuoy; Andy Kosign; Hank Sadsong
Reprints

Watch the Birdie (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A bird flies in Jughead's house, so he paints him a cage.

Famous Females (Table of Contents: 16)

Madhouse History Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Characters
Abner Doubleday; Alexander Graham Bell; Ben Franklin; Robert Peary
Synopsis
A look at the (fictional) famous females behind historic happenings.
Reprints

The Discovery of Doughnuts! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee (host); Jughead Jones; Clyde Diddit (mentioned); Laslo Sforz
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee recounts the story of how hole-seller Laslo Sforz created doughnuts by wrapping an Italian breadstick around one of his holes.
Reprints

Make a Date (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

McGargoyle Presents the New Shape in Capes (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Advertisement for McGargoyle Capes for vampires.

The New Faro Electric Washer (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Synopsis
Advertisement for a washing machine for mummies.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Guess Which One...
    Veronica Asks You
  3. 2. If Teen-Agers Formed a Union
    Archie Says
  4. 3. Volume 1: Aa
    The Madhouse Encyclopedia
  5. 4. Madhouse Hotels!
    Archie Says
  6. 5. Campaign Pictures Sometimes Lie
    Madhouse Exposure Department
  7. 6. Mad House Pillow Phone
    Veronica Says
  8. 7. The Beatnik Monster
    Mad House Monster of the Month
  9. 8. Clyde Diddit's Mad House Mottoes!
    Reggie Presents
  10. 9. Teen-Agers of the Past
  11. 10. Monsters from Outer Space
  12. 11. The Boxing Machine
  13. 12. It Always Happens
    Dilton Observes
  14. 13. Mad House Greeting Cards
  15. 14. Madhouse Hall of Fame
    Archie Presents
  16. 15. Watch the Birdie
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  17. 16. Famous Females
    Madhouse History Dept.
  18. 17. The Discovery of Doughnuts!
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History
  19. 18. Make a Date
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  20. 19. McGargoyle Presents the New Shape in Capes
  21. 20. The New Faro Electric Washer
  22. 21. ["Here Are Six Reasons Why I Know You'll Enjoy the Big, New Archie Annual #13"]
    Archie Annual
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