(June 1964)

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
1964-04-01
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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that's what I call a living doll!
Genre
humor; teen
Keywords
paper doll

For a Real Cool Time Welcome to...Archie's Mad House (Table of Contents: 1)

Table of Cool-tents / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A number of puns with the words "cool" and "cold."
Keywords
ice-skating; slang

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

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

Monster Section / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For your convenience, we've placed this section in front of the book...
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Transistor

Ronald the Rubber Boy Meets Sabrina the Witch Queen (Table of Contents: 3)

Ronald the Rubber Boy; Sabrina the Teenage Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Ronald the Rubber Boy; Sabrina the Teenage Witch; Fairy Witch Mother; Smasher
Synopsis
Ronald and Sabrina each envy the other's powers. They get Sabrina's Fairy Witch Mother to make a potion to change their powers, but then find they were better off before.
Reprints
Keywords
blender; genie; hex; homework; potion; shower; telephone; television

Indexer Notes

Writing credit from the reprint in Sabrina the Teenage Witch Complete Collection (Archie, 2017 series) #1.

Mix Fix! (Table of Contents: 4)

Hilda the Witch / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda the Witch
Synopsis
Hilda uses an electric mixer to stir her witch's brew.
Keywords
electric mixer; witch's brew

Tall Tale (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens think no one will believe them when they describe the humans they saw on Earth.
Keywords
aliens

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Olympic Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you're looking for something uplifting--
Genre
humor
Synopsis
If you want to associate with winners, then skip the Olympic section.
Keywords
awards stand; Olympics; shot put

The Mad House Olympics of 1964 1/2 (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Justin Case; Al LaCart; Sonny Day; Skip Town
Synopsis
Mad House presents its own version of the Olympics, with changes to timekeeping, the torch bearer, and different events.
Keywords
alligators; hourglass; hurdles; Olympic torch; pogo stick; weight-lifting

The Mad House Olympic Hall of Shame Pays Special Tribute to Sam Wingdinger (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Sam Wingdinger
Synopsis
In an attempt to become a great track star, Sam eats chicken wings and grows wings on his feet.
Keywords
chicken wings; Olympics

The Teen Olympics (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Kresse

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews (cameo); Jughead Jones (cameo)
Synopsis
Teen versions of the Olympics, which include locker-stuffing, jalopy-pushing, commercial marathon, dilly-dialing, sad story, and marathon will-power (for going the longest without television).
Keywords
commercials; jalopy; lockers; Olympics; telephone; television

Liven Up Your Laughin' (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Welcome to the Space Section!] (Table of Contents: 11)

Space Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket goes girl-watching in his mini flying saucer.
Keywords
flying saucer

Super Duper Blooper! (Table of Contents: 12)

Alice the Astronaughty Space Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Alice the Space Girl; Sam
Synopsis
Alice gets super-powers by going to the moon. However, every time she tries to use them, she gets distracted in typical female ways.
Keywords
football; kiss; moon; newspapers; phone booth; space ship

Indexer Notes

Alice plays for the New York Jets pro football team.

Lunar Lunacy! (Table of Contents: 13)

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Professor Transistor (host)
Synopsis
Three cartoons about getting to the Moon without using a rocket.
Keywords
bow and arrow; cow; Moon

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963 (Table of Contents: 14)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963. Average paid circulation for previous 12 months was 258,644. Single issue nearest to filing date was 214,675

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Mad House World's Fair Section / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's time to visit the...
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Versions of the Trylon and Perisphere from the 1939 World's Fair are shown, along with a Mad House building shaped like an ice cream soda.
Keywords
New York World's Fair

Mad House World's Fair of 1964 (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Professor Transistor; Herman Noodnik
Synopsis
Professor Transistor gives Herman a tour of the Mad House World's Fair, where all the buildings look like what they are supposed to represent. Later, he shows Herman a couple of his inventions in his Mad Science pavilion.
Keywords
inventions; robots; World's Fair

Get My New Lucky Piece...Free (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Grin and Bear It! (Table of Contents: 18)

Mad House Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Synopsis
Papa Bear and Baby Bear think someone has eaten their porridge, but Mama Bear hasn't finished cooking it yet.
Keywords
porridge; Three Bears

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Formula Has a Bug in It! (Table of Contents: 19)

Mad House Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Professor Beezly's new insect spray turns insects into giants.
Keywords
chemicals; insect spray

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Here It Is! Your Archie Annual (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now that's what I call a living doll!"]
  2. 1. For a Real Cool Time Welcome to...Archie's Mad House
    Table of Cool-tents
  3. 2. ["For your convenience, we've placed this section in front of the book..."]
    Monster Section
  4. 3. Ronald the Rubber Boy Meets Sabrina the Witch Queen
    Ronald the Rubber Boy; Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  5. 4. Mix Fix!
    Hilda the Witch
  6. 5. Tall Tale
  7. 6. ["If you're looking for something uplifting--"]
    Olympic Section
  8. 7. The Mad House Olympics of 1964 1/2
  9. 8. The Mad House Olympic Hall of Shame Pays Special Tribute to Sam Wingdinger
  10. 9. The Teen Olympics
  11. 10. Liven Up Your Laughin'
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  12. 11. ["Welcome to the Space Section!]
    Space Section
  13. 12. Super Duper Blooper!
    Alice the Astronaughty Space Girl
  14. 13. Lunar Lunacy!
  15. 14. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1963
  16. 15. ["It's time to visit the..."]
    The Mad House World's Fair Section
  17. 16. Mad House World's Fair of 1964
  18. 17. Get My New Lucky Piece...Free
    Archie Comics
  19. 18. Grin and Bear It!
    Mad House Shorty
  20. 19. The Formula Has a Bug in It!
    Mad House Shorty
  21. 20. Here It Is! Your Archie Annual
    Archie Annual
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