(September 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
1966-07-01
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)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Sprocket / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Kresse (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Inks
Bill Kresse (cartoon); ? (border)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Kresse (cartoon); ? (border)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What makes you two super heroes so sure I got your laundry mixed up?
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket: Chung Ho; Clyde Didit
Keywords
laundry

Special Mad House Super Heroes Issue (Table of Contents: 1)

Table of Nonsense / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Letters
Bill Kresse

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Black Demon
Keywords
pillow fight

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mad House helps the war against poverty...
Genre
humor
Characters
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis
Mad House employes heroes no other magazine would hire.
Keywords
cowboy; knight

Zero's Zeal (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Super Zero; Cosmo Cosmic; Purple Flash; Super Goodness; Archie Andrews (cameo; on bubblegum card); Jughead Jones (cameo; on bubblegum card); Betty Cooper (cameo; on bubblegum card); Max the Tailor
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket helps Super Zero discover his true super powers.
Keywords
bubblegum cards; skateboard

Space Visitors (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens try to figure out Earth people.
Keywords
aliens; basketball hoop; pinball machine; steam shovel

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

Horse Man (Table of Contents: 5)

Horse Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Horseman [Rodney J. Sidesaddle]; Fishface; Mary
Synopsis
When Fishface robs a bank, it's up to Horseman to track him down.
Reprints
Keywords
aquarium; bank robbers; sea horse

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

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

A Mad House Toe Tale (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Myron; Willie; Ziblick the Martian
Synopsis
Ziblick the Martian can "hang twenty" while surfing.
Keywords
alien; Martian; surfing

Razzle Dazzle (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Super Dazzle; Joe Slushwell; Leprechaun
Synopsis
A Leprechaun turns Slushwell into his hero Super Dazzle for 24 hours.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; golf; leprechan; phone booth; pizza

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Around the World with Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Dog Gone (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Glopso (Martian dog, off-panel)
Synopsis
A Martian dog is a giant and so are his fleas.
Keywords
DDT; dog; fleas; Mars

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mad House Magazine presents the best super villains money can buy...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Super Jaywalker; Super Beatnik; Super Litterer
Synopsis
Mad House buys the best super-villains they can get for cheap rates.
Keywords
beatnik; jaywalker; litterer; traffic signal

Go-Go Gaga (Table of Contents: 12)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; "Baldy" Johnson; Skinflint
Synopsis
Skinflint shuts down a teen dance club to force them to come to his own, so a group of teens gets Sabrina to open her own go-go club.
Reprints
Keywords
dancing; jackhammer; rock music; rocking chairs

Indexer Notes

One of Sabrina's magic words is "Shazam!"

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

Summertime and the Laughin' Is Easy! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Prize Size (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
A parody of the Cinderella story, only this time Cinderella has big feet and the prince's slipper fits one of the ugly sisters.
Keywords
Cinderella; slipper

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Pantomime story.

Two Giants (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What makes you two super heroes so sure I got your laundry mixed up?"]
    Captain Sprocket
  2. 1. Special Mad House Super Heroes Issue
    Table of Nonsense
  3. 2. ["Mad House helps the war against poverty..."]
    Good Guy Section
  4. 3. Zero's Zeal
    Captain Sprocket
  5. 4. Space Visitors
  6. 5. Horse Man
    Horse Man
  7. 6. ["Be careful when you open this giant side-splitter"]
    Archie's Jokes
  8. 7. A Mad House Toe Tale
  9. 8. Razzle Dazzle
  10. 9. ["Here's your passport to all the fun and adventure.."]
    Around the World with Archie
  11. 10. Dog Gone
  12. 11. ["Mad House Magazine presents the best super villains money can buy..."]
    Bad Guy Section
  13. 12. Go-Go Gaga
    Sabrina
  14. 13. Summertime and the Laughin' Is Easy!
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  15. 14. Prize Size
  16. 15. Two Giants
    Archie Annual
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • James Ludwig
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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