(August 1967)

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
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
? (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You idiots! I told you to bring back two Earth creatures of the opposite sex!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Clyde Diddit
Keywords
aliens; flying saucer; hippies

Big Blast Issue (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Keywords
TV commercials

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. "Table of Corn-tents"

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing prevents a Mad House hero from accomplishing his mission...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis
A skunk stops Captain Sprocket from accomplishing his mission.
Keywords
skunk

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Good Guy Section.

The Super-White Knight Versus the Jolly Red Giant (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Super-White Knight; Jolly Red Giant; Blips
Synopsis
The Super-White Knight and the Jolly Red Giant turn their border dispute into a lifetime of television commercials.
Reprints
Keywords
TV commercials

Indexer Notes

Parody of TV commercials for the Jolly Green Giant (Green Giant vegetables) and the Ajax cleanser White Knight. Also a nod to the "Let Hertz Put You in the Driver's Seat" TV commercials for Hertz Rent A Car.

Dig This Crazy Offer! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Strange Change! (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket changes into his costume in a broom closet.
Keywords
broom closet

Blips (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The "origin" of the Blips.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Blips break the "fourth wall" and talk directly to the reader. In other Mad House stories, the Blips pop up at random with a one-panel joke unrelated to the rest of the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Guess Which One... / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doesn't know he needs glasses
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Guess which one: doesn't know he needs glasses; is not going to be hired as a cowboy extra; tried to charm a deaf cobra; is the star of the team.
Keywords
basketball; cobra; movie-making; snake charmer; surfing

Indexer Notes

Four cartoons.

It Always Happens (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Hal is protective of Sue, except on the roller coaster, where Sue is the strong one. Mabel is never on her feet, except when she's go-go dancing.
Keywords
dancing; roller coaster

Indexer Notes

Two two-panel jokes.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Mad House Hall of Fame / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sky diver Chuck Chuter...
Genre
humor
Characters
Chuck Chuter; Evelyn Dippydo; Nance Icewell; Horace Peeper
Reprints
Keywords
bird watching; ice skating; parachute; scuba diver

Indexer Notes

Four cartoons in a "Believe It or Not" format.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mad House villains like to wear an extra watch...
Genre
humor; superhero
Keywords
rulers; scuba dive; watch

Indexer Notes

Three cartoons about Mad House villains.

Speed Deed! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch; Tommy; Fairy Witch-Mother; Clyde
Synopsis
Sabrina uses her witchcraft to help perennially-loser Clyde win an auto race to get back at Tommy.
Reprints
Keywords
auto racing

Indexer Notes

Art previously thought to be Stan Goldberg.

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

A Time Trip (Table of Contents: 13)

Professor Transistor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Professor Transistor; Blips
Synopsis
Professor Transistor takes two teen-agers in his time machine to Columbus's Landing, the Boston Tea Party, and World War I France.
Reprints
Keywords
France; Indians; Revolutionary War; Tea Party; time machine; World War I

Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Mad House Hall of Fame / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Felix Blooper has never lost a game of Frammisball..
Genre
humor
Characters
Felix Blooper; Oscar Noodnik; Greg Gremmie; Victor Video
Keywords
allergy; frammisball; homework; surfing; TV dinner

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Four cartoons in "Believe It or Not" format.

Get Your Free "Archies" Pin-Up with....the Fun One! (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. ["You idiots! I told you to bring back two Earth creatures of the opposite sex!"]
  2. 1. Big Blast Issue
  3. 2. ["Nothing prevents a Mad House hero from accomplishing his mission..."]
    Mad House Good Guy Section
  4. 3. The Super-White Knight Versus the Jolly Red Giant
  5. 4. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  6. 5. Strange Change!
    Captain Sprocket
  7. 6. Blips
  8. 7. ["Doesn't know he needs glasses"]
    Guess Which One...
  9. 8. It Always Happens
  10. 9. ["Veronica! I think every boy on the beach is after us!"]
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
  11. 10. ["Sky diver Chuck Chuter..."]
    Mad House Hall of Fame
  12. 11. ["Mad House villains like to wear an extra watch..."]
    Mad House Bad Guy Section
  13. 12. Speed Deed!
    Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch!
  14. 13. A Time Trip
    Professor Transistor
  15. 14. Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free!
    Archie Comics
  16. 15. ["Felix Blooper has never lost a game of Frammisball.."]
    Mad House Hall of Fame
  17. 16. Get Your Free "Archies" Pin-Up with....the Fun One!
    Archie Annual
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