(October 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
1966-08-01
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Inks
Mario Acquaviva (cartoon); ? (border)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Mario Acquaviva (cartoon); ? (border)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think these super heroes are getting a little too commercial!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Clyde Didit
Synopsis
Superheroes sell out.

Table of Nonsense (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Kresse
Inks
Bill Kresse
Letters
Bill Kresse

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some heroes use rocketbelts..
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Crabman; Unnamed James Bond-type hero
Synopsis
Table of contents coupled with a humorous plug for Madhouse.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Good Guy Gimmicky Gadgets (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Guy Section / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Copy of Mad House helps put super villains to sleep!.. Better than sleeping gas pellets!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis
A look at Captain Sprocket's gaggle of gadgets.

Indexer Notes

Indicia printed at bottom of page.

The Tricky Tree Trap! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once again, Capt. Sprocket proves he's the N.Y. Mets of the super hero league...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Gladys; Treeman; The Chief
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket dresses up like a Christmas tree to capture the bank robber Treeman.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The World of Jughead / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Super Cowpoke (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everybody hand over your valuables!
Genre
humor; superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Super Cowpoke
Synopsis
Super Cowpoke stops the stage from being robbed, stops an Indian attack and has a gunfight in town.
Reprints

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

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

Captain Pumpernik (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Introducing -- the one -- the only -- (thank goodness) -- Captain Pumpernik of the Royal Translylvanian Astrocorps!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Captain Pumpernik
Synopsis
Captain Pumpernik is the first man to land on the moon.
Reprints

Shady Sadie (Table of Contents: 8)

Superchick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Marty Epp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Madhouse proudly presents Superchick... the only super hero with a personal hairdresser.
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Superchick; Tessie; Shady Sadie
Synopsis
Superchick must stop Shady Sadie from using her powers to win the Miss America pageant.

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

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Bad Guy Gadgets] (Table of Contents: 10)

Bad Guy Section / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pea shooting midget hidden in top hat.
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Unnamed bad guy
Synopsis
A look at a Madhouse bad guy's gaggle of gadgets.

Rival Reversal (Table of Contents: 11)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can change classical music...
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; "Hot-Rod" Rudy; Salem; Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews] (cameo on television)
Synopsis
Sabrina hopes that "Hot-Rod" Rudy asks her to the dance and uses her hexes to get her wish.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Tragic Magic (Table of Contents: 13)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where did I put those two tickets to the Beatle concert?
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Sabrina; Sabrina's unnamed friend
Synopsis
Sabrina can't find the tickets to a Beatle concert.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Super Heroes versus Super Villains / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I think these super heroes are getting a little too commercial!"]
  2. 1. Table of Nonsense
  3. 2. Good Guy Gimmicky Gadgets
    Good Guy Section
  4. 3. The Tricky Tree Trap!
    Captain Sprocket
  5. 4. ["It's the new Zap! Bam! Pow! Zonk! World of Jughead!"]
    The World of Jughead
  6. 5. Super Cowpoke
  7. 6. ["Holy super heroes!"]
    Archie Comics
  8. 7. Captain Pumpernik
  9. 8. Shady Sadie
    Superchick
  10. 9. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  11. 10. [Bad Guy Gadgets]
    Bad Guy Section
  12. 11. Rival Reversal
    Sabrina
  13. 12. ["Mad house giant-size Annual laugh riot Does it again!"]
    Archie's Madhouse Annual
  14. 13. Tragic Magic
    Sabrina
  15. 14. ["Look out!"]
    Super Heroes versus Super Villains
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