(September 1963)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
seven times a year in February, April, June, August, September, October, and December
On-sale Date
1963-07-01
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)

[Davey Jones Club] (Table of Contents)

Chester Square / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
Bob White ?
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Chester Square
Synopsis
A teen checks for rain on the bottom of the ocean.
Keywords
umbrella; underwater

Special Weightlessness Issue (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Lester Cool; Chester Square; Hilda the Witch; The Pink Martian
Synopsis
Les, Ches and Aunt Hilda battle weightlessness aboard the space ship of The Pink Martian. The features for the issue are also listed.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Teen-Age Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lads 'n' lassies, pull up your chassis and welcome to the coolest section in this magazine!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Lester Cool; Chester Square; Bess; Tess
Synopsis
Four teens trade hip, witty banter.
Reprints

Tennis Menace (Table of Contents: 3)

Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Greta the Fairy Witch Mother; Bruce Van Klood III; Rosalind
Synopsis
Sabrina is determined to seduce handsome Bruce Van Klood away from her rival Rosalind without the use of magic potions - - until Rosalind begins beating Sabrina at her own game.
Reprints
Keywords
tennis

Indexer Notes

Rosalind's name is misspelled as "Rosaland" on page one.

When reprinted in Sabrina the Teenage Witch Complete Collection (Archie, 2017 series) #1, inks are credited to Marty Epp.

Something Fishy (Table of Contents: 4)

King Neptune / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
King Neptune
Synopsis
The ruler of the seven seas fears he may need glasses.
Reprints
Keywords
eye chart; optimitrist; underwater

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

Space Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No matter which planet you're headed for, folks...
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
The Pink Martian
Synopsis
The Pink Martian endorses his own brand of rocket fuel.

Brainy Footwork (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Von Dummkopf; his assistant; The General; The Pink Martian (host)
Synopsis
The Professor's rocket won't take off. The candy machine doesn't work either. The professor has a fix for both.
Keywords
candy machine; rocket

Indexer Notes

Art previously thought to be Orlando Busino.

The Lanolites (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Captain BZXQW; Lieutenant PRZQX; Alrauna; Dexter the Reporter
Synopsis
Three aliens visiting Earth from the planet Lanolin maintain they have a mathematical formula to explain everything. Then their secretary, Alrauna, runs into the concept of love.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; horse racing; kissing; predictions

The Teeth Feat (Table of Contents: 8)

The Pink Martian / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
The Pink Martian
Synopsis
The Pink Martian develops a toothache.
Reprints
Keywords
hero sandwich; rocket; toothache

Space News (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Gag newspaper articles on science and space travel.
Reprints
Keywords
flying saucer; Mars; Mercury; nylon stockings; picket line; robots; Uranus

Power Struggle (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Dynamo Man; The Pink Martian (host)
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket must face the electrical menace of Dynamo Man.
Reprints
Keywords
electricity; short-circuit; Sprocket's Rocket; Washington D.C.; Washington Monument

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Monster Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hilda, how can you possibly make your witch's brew this way?
Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda the Witch; two unnamed witches
Synopsis
Hilda uses test tubes and Bunsen burners to make her witch's brew.
Keywords
chemistry; witch's brew

The Broom Boom! (Table of Contents: 12)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda the Witch; unnamed store keeper
Synopsis
Hilda can't replace her broom because of the new fad of broom skiing.
Reprints
Keywords
brooms

Property Predicament (Table of Contents: 13)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda the Witch; Professor Transistor; Dr. Yakitymoto
Synopsis
Hilda settles a dispute over an artificial life form.
Keywords
Japan; monster

Trick Stick (Table of Contents: 14)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda the Witch; The Monster Ensemble
Synopsis
A mistake on Hilda's part messes up band practice.
Reprints
Keywords
baton; magic wand; pumpkins

The Laugh of the Party! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Archie's Jokes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Boo! Boo! (Table of Contents: 16)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda the Witch; unnamed pedestrian
Synopsis
Hilda loves scaring people (and their shadows, too).
Keywords
shadows

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Riding a Wave of Popularity! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Davey Jones Club]
    Chester Square
  2. 1. Special Weightlessness Issue
  3. 2. ["Lads 'n' lassies, pull up your chassis and welcome to the coolest section in this magazine!"]
    Teen-Age Section
  4. 3. Tennis Menace
    Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch
  5. 4. Something Fishy
    King Neptune
  6. 5. ["No matter which planet you're headed for, folks..."]
    Space Section
  7. 6. Brainy Footwork
  8. 7. The Lanolites
  9. 8. The Teeth Feat
    The Pink Martian
  10. 9. Space News
  11. 10. Power Struggle
    Captain Sprocket
  12. 11. ["Hilda, how can you possibly make your witch's brew this way?"]
    Monster Section
  13. 12. The Broom Boom!
    Hilda the Witch
  14. 13. Property Predicament
    Hilda the Witch
  15. 14. Trick Stick
    Hilda the Witch
  16. 15. The Laugh of the Party!
    Archie's Jokes
  17. 16. Boo! Boo!
    Hilda the Witch
  18. 17. Riding a Wave of Popularity!
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
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