(August 1966)

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
1966-06-01
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
Bill Kresse (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Inks
Bill Kresse (cartoon); ? (border)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Kresse (cartoon); ? (border)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rodney darling, (sigh) we live in two different worlds!!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Rodney; Clyde Didit
Keywords
aliens; Mars

Special Super-Duper Issue (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Letters
Bill Kresse

Characters
Captain Sprocket

Indexer Notes

Contents with illustration.

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

Good Guy Section / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The word super-hero means many things to many people!
Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket
Keywords
hero sandwich; laundry

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Good Guy section, with a two-panel cartoon.

Sprocket Jr. (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket [Elroy Sprocket]; Sprocket Junior [Rufus]; Catman (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket and Sprocket Junior try to recover the Shlunk jewels after the Catman has stolen them.
Reprints
Keywords
catnip; diamonds; garbage man; milk; rat trap; sewer

The Inspection (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A swami checks out a used flying carpet, before buying it from a dealer.
Reprints
Keywords
flying carpet

The Cupid Caper (Table of Contents: 5)

Super Cupid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Super Cupid; Gladys; Gerald Gooch
Synopsis
Girl-hater Gerald Gooch appears to be immune to Cupid's arrows, so he dips his arrows in a super love potion.
Keywords
arrows; Beatles; bow; Cupid; love potion; statues; submarine sandwiches

[It's Loaded with Laughs] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Jungle Bungle (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens hack their way through a thick forest, which is revealed to be an ordinary lawn.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; lawn; miniature; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Art previously thought to be Joe Edwards.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Bad Guy Section / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Mad-House villain is like no other villain!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Symbolic drawing of villains and girls dancing on the platters of a record-changer.
Keywords
record player; records

Spy Guy School (Table of Contents: 9)

Zeke the Sneak / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
satire-parody; spy
Characters
Zeke the Sneak
Synopsis
Zeke enrolls in spy school.
Keywords
code; diploma; disguise; report card; spies; trash can; trench coat

Indexer Notes

Passing reference to Maxwell Smart's shoe-phone.

Kiss Miss (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; satire-parody
Synopsis
A kiss from a princess turns a handsome frog into an ugly prince.
Keywords
frog; kiss; princess

Fright Sight (Table of Contents: 11)

A Mad House Maddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
satire-parody; science fiction
Synopsis
At a space station dance, a spaceman learns that his date is not really what she appears to be.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; dance; disguise; Martian; spaceman

Beach Party Smarty! (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina The Teen-Age Witch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Donald; Rosalind
Synopsis
At the beach, Sabrina tries to get Donald away from her rival Rosalind, but all her spells keep backfiring.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; dancing; hot dogs; lifeguard; snails; surfing; transistor radio

Indexer Notes

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

The Moon Boon (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
An astronaut has to plant a flag on the moon--to complete the 18th hole of a golf course.
Reprints
Keywords
astronaut; flag; golf course; moon

Summertime and the Laughin' Is Easy! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Choice Chicks (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Letters
Bill Kresse

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
When their leader orders his explorers to bring back anything of value from Earth to Mars, they decide the only thing that is superior is Earth females!
Keywords
aliens; Martians; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Two Giants (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Rodney darling, (sigh) we live in two different worlds!!"]
  2. 1. Special Super-Duper Issue
  3. 2. ["The word super-hero means many things to many people!"]
    Good Guy Section
  4. 3. Sprocket Jr.
    Captain Sprocket
  5. 4. The Inspection
  6. 5. The Cupid Caper
    Super Cupid
  7. 6. [It's Loaded with Laughs]
    Archie's Jokes
  8. 7. Jungle Bungle
  9. 8. ["The Mad-House villain is like no other villain!"]
    Bad Guy Section
  10. 9. Spy Guy School
    Zeke the Sneak
  11. 10. Kiss Miss
  12. 11. Fright Sight
    A Mad House Maddy
  13. 12. Beach Party Smarty!
    Sabrina The Teen-Age Witch
  14. 13. The Moon Boon
  15. 14. Summertime and the Laughin' Is Easy!
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  16. 15. Choice Chicks
  17. 16. Two Giants
    Archie Annual
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