(October 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 amd December
On-sale Date
1961-07-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date concurs with 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Archie... got any more of this delicious soda?
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Madhouse Comics Digest #2

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
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Guess which one won't make the team, will suddenly decide he's seen both pictures, will have return the bathing suit tomorrow, and really needs help.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Teen-Age Machine Age (Table of Contents: 2)

Science Dept. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The wonders of the electronic world are put to use for teeangers in such machines as the Teachitron, Jukeboxitron, and Snack-O-Mat.
Reprints

Launching Pads (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jughead Jones (host)
Synopsis
A look at launching pads in different countries.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Madhouse Hall of Fame / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bruce Bratoslawitch; Wilma Wyandotte; Buzz Limber; Gregory Crunch
Genre
humor
Characters
Bruce Bratoslawitch; Wilma Wyandotte; Buzz Limber; Gregory Crunch; Norbunk Buggei; Chauncey Hopper; Cora Goonberry
Synopsis
Profiles of oddball characters.
Reprints

This Strange Madhouse World (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Flash Dasher; Rhonda Punch; Milton Gleehope; William Shakespeare
Synopsis
Odd facts.
Reprints

If Girls Ran Baseball! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones (host); Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
A look at what would happen if girls ran to baseball, including changes to base shapes, uniforms, team names, and sports announcers.

Indexer Notes

Pencils previously credited to Joe Edwards.

[Introducing a New Magazine...BATS!] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Wild West Days (Table of Contents: 8)

Teen-Agers of the Past / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A look at teen-agers in the frontier days.
Reprints

Guess Who Said (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones (host)
Synopsis
Group of gag panels.
Reprints

Madhouse Sports and Games (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Various unnamed characters.
Synopsis
Gag panels illustrating old sayings as sports.
Reprints

New Sources of Energy (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews (host)
Synopsis
Ways to utilize energy generated by teen-agers, including dialing the phone energy, striking out energy, and erasing energy.

Madhouse's Picnic Pointers (Table of Contents: 12)

Out Doors Division (Way Out) / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
How to have a successful picnic.

Professor Nonuttin's Science Corner (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Nonuttin; Professor Seaweed; Professor Von Orbit; Clyde Diddit (heard, but not seen); A. Shookup
Synopsis
Various oddball science bits.
Reprints

Shop Squawk! (Table of Contents: 14)

Pop Tate / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Moore
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge
Synopsis
Pop decides to make his shop more peaceful by replacing the soda fountain with an automated soda machine.
Reprints

Television Titles! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews (host)
Synopsis
A look at literal interpretations of TV show titles.

Dream Pills! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Fake advertisement for dream pills that make you dream of boys, girls, money, and being top athlete.

The Invention of Kissing! (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; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Louie; Blondie the Nurse; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A look at Louie the Lip, who discovered kissing after he leaned in too far to show a nurse his lip injury.
Reprints

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

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

School in the TV Age (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A look at the impact TV will have on school.

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

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Say, Archie... got any more of this delicious soda?"]
  2. 1. Guess Which One...
    Veronica Asks You
  3. 2. The Teen-Age Machine Age
    Science Dept.
  4. 3. Launching Pads
    Jughead Says
  5. 4. ["Bruce Bratoslawitch; Wilma Wyandotte; Buzz Limber; Gregory Crunch"]
    Madhouse Hall of Fame
  6. 5. This Strange Madhouse World
  7. 6. If Girls Ran Baseball!
    Jughead Says
  8. 7. [Introducing a New Magazine...BATS!]
    Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats
  9. 8. Wild West Days
    Teen-Agers of the Past
  10. 9. Guess Who Said
    Jughead Says
  11. 10. Madhouse Sports and Games
    Jughead Says
  12. 11. New Sources of Energy
  13. 12. Madhouse's Picnic Pointers
    Out Doors Division (Way Out)
  14. 13. Professor Nonuttin's Science Corner
  15. 14. Shop Squawk!
    Pop Tate
  16. 15. Television Titles!
  17. 16. Dream Pills!
    Jughead Says
  18. 17. The Invention of Kissing!
    Mr. Weatherbee Presents Great Moments in History
  19. 18. ["Follow the star-studded trail of the biggest buy in comics!"]
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  20. 19. School in the TV Age
  21. 20. ["The World of Jughead is Out of This World!"]
    The World of Jughead
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Luke A.
  • Steve Coates
  • Merlin Haas
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed (R.I.P.)
  • Jonathan Sari