(February 1962)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
seven times a year in February, April, June, July, August, October and December
On-sale Date
1961-11-09
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1962 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Mad House / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I didn't think you were that kind of wolf!
Genre
humor
Keywords
witch; wolfman

Strange Change (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie's Mad House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Jayson
Synopsis
Mr. Jayson switches personalities.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

A Vampire Meets A Vamp (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Ludwig the Vampire; Velma; Freddy (a bat; host)
Synopsis
A vampire falls hard for a mortal, only to discover that she's also a vampire.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The bat is unnamed, but is likely the same bat (Freddy) that narrated the stories in "Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats," released in the same period.

The Martian Report (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Zenbo (martian); Mikrik (martian)
Synopsis
A pair of Martians return to Mars with the most fascinating sight of their lives, a woman's purse full of stuff.
Reprints

Genius at Work (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead gets a genie to wash his car.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am a very shy boy.
Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones] (host)
Synopsis
"Aunt Juggie" answers letters from the lovelorn.

Double-Earpiece Phone (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper (host); Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Introducing a phone with two earpieces for girls to share.

Nursery Crimes! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Humpty Dumpty
Synopsis
What Humpty Dumpty would be like as a movie.
Reprints

People We Can Do Without (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

One-Panel cartoons that show various people asking stupid questions or saying stupid things.

If Teen-Agers Ran Parents..! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
How things would be different if teen-agers ran parents, including changes to newspaper articles, new merit awards, and new parent report cards.
Reprints

[Introducing a New Magazine...BATS!] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Lights Camera Action (Table of Contents: 11)

Director Otto Von Jughead Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Otto Von Jughead [Jughead Jones]; Elvis Rockmore; Eddie
Synopsis
Hollywood star Elvis Rockmore deals with a mummy, an empty dive tank, an oncoming train, and a snapped rope climbing cord.
Reprints

Wall-to-Wall Carpet Shoes! (Table of Contents: 12)

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
Jughead's new invention, shoes with carpet on the bottom so you are always walking on carpet.

The Chuck-le Wagon (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Two four-panel western themed cartoons.

Guess Which One (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Guess which one has no trouble getting dates, isn't going to graduate, has a three o'clock date at the skating rink, and won't be invited again.

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel cartoons.

Mad House's Warehouse Clearance Sale (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Humorous products, including a TV set with genuine rabbit ears, his and hers garage doors, and bubble gum with real bubbles.

Better Not Believe It! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Zelda Wiffenpoof; Hi Bludpresher; J. Walker Lowslung; Clinton P. Hornswoggle; Elmer Hook; Ima Gog
Synopsis
Parody of Ripley's Believe It Or Not.
Reprints

Card Trick (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead paints three people to play cards with.

Nursery Crime Of Simple Simon (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Simple Simon; Pieman
Synopsis
A movie version of Simple Simon.
Reprints

Space Date (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two members of the space patrol have blind dates.
Reprints

[Follow the star-studded trail of the biggest buy in comics!] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Madhouse Monologues (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A teenager finds a way to scare his parents...his report card.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I didn't think you were that kind of wolf!"]
    Archie's Mad House
  2. 1. Strange Change
    Archie's Mad House
  3. 2. A Vampire Meets A Vamp
  4. 3. The Martian Report
  5. 4. Genius at Work
    Jughead
  6. 5. ["I am a very shy boy."]
    Aunt Juggie's Advice to the Lovelorn
  7. 6. Double-Earpiece Phone
    Betty Says
  8. 7. Nursery Crimes!
  9. 8. People We Can Do Without
  10. 9. If Teen-Agers Ran Parents..!
    Archie Says
  11. 10. [Introducing a New Magazine...BATS!]
    Tales Calculated To Drive You Bats
  12. 11. Lights Camera Action
    Director Otto Von Jughead Presents
  13. 12. Wall-to-Wall Carpet Shoes!
    Jughead Says
  14. 13. The Chuck-le Wagon
  15. 14. Guess Which One
  16. 15. Mad House's Warehouse Clearance Sale
  17. 16. Better Not Believe It!
  18. 17. Card Trick
    Jughead's Dipsy Doodles
  19. 18. Nursery Crime Of Simple Simon
  20. 19. Space Date
  21. 20. [Follow the star-studded trail of the biggest buy in comics!]
    Archie Giant Series Magazines
  22. 21. Madhouse Monologues
  23. 22. [We're giving away free copies of Archie's Pals 'N' Gals]
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