(October 1967)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
seven times a year: 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)

Issue Notes

With this issue, Archie's Madhouse drops the sectioned format it had used since Issue 18; most of the space would go to third-party advertising in the next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Vigoda (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (cartoon); ? (border)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (cartoon); ? (border)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Careful! I think the fink is trying to distract us!
Genre
humor
Characters
Clyde Diddit
Keywords
biplane; pin-up; World War I

Table of Nonsense (Table of Contents: 1)

Mad House / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Gus Lemoine
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Table of contents coupled with the so-called benefits of reading Madhouse instead of watching TV.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. This is the last appearance of a table of contents in Mad House; the inside front cover would give way to advertising in the next issue.

The Mad Mod (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Mad Mod; Blips
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket battles the Mad Mod and his 50-weapon guitar.
Keywords
boogaloo; dance contest; discotheque; guitar; op art; scooter; skateboard; umbrella

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Lamp Champ (Table of Contents: 4)

Ali Bubu / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Ali Bubu; Fatima; The Chimps; The Genie; Blips
Synopsis
Ali Bubu's girlfriend has a crush on The Chimps rock group and no magic he or his genie come up with seems to change her mind.
Reprints
Keywords
bed of nails; cobra; flying carpet; genie; handstand; magic lamp; record player; rock concert; rope trick; sitar

Indexer Notes

Spoof on Beatle fan types.

Dig This Crazy Offer! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Girl Whirl (Table of Contents: 6)

Space Ranger Kaz A. Nova / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Private Kaz A. Nova; Zelda; Klanko; Blips
Synopsis
Kaz gets involved in a love triangle with Pizzarovian robots.
Reprints
Keywords
robots; spaceship

Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Mad House Guide to Rock 'n' Roll Dances (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Spoof on dances of the 1960's.
Keywords
Boogaloo; dancing; op art; The Chicken; The Pony; The Swim

Introducing Agent X-48 (Table of Contents: 9)

Miss X / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone (signed)
Inks
Chic Stone (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; spy
Characters
Agent X-48; Chief; Big Bertha; Blips
Synopsis
In an effort to get promoted to Agent X-1, Agent X-48 goes after Big Bertha and her gang.
Reprints
Keywords
department stores; gossip; judo; makeup; spies; umbrella

Blip Quips (Table of Contents: 10)

Blips / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Blips
Synopsis
Gags and puns.
Reprints

It's a Gas! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Letters
Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...Just found out the pool is empty!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Four easy guesses: pool is empty, who will get to phone first, made the best catch, is going surfing for the first time.
Keywords
baseball; surfing; swimming pool; telephone

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

No Matter How You Look at It... (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Careful! I think the fink is trying to distract us!"]
  2. 1. Table of Nonsense
    Mad House
  3. 2. The Mad Mod
    Captain Sprocket
  4. 3. ["Order any of these groovy Archie giant quarter comics, now!"]
    Archie Giant Series
  5. 4. Lamp Champ
    Ali Bubu
  6. 5. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Girl Whirl
    Space Ranger Kaz A. Nova
  8. 7. Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free!
    Archie Comics
  9. 8. The Mad House Guide to Rock 'n' Roll Dances
  10. 9. Introducing Agent X-48
    Miss X
  11. 10. Blip Quips
    Blips
  12. 11. It's a Gas!
    The World of Jughead
  13. 12. ["...Just found out the pool is empty!"]
    Guess Which One
  14. 13. No Matter How You Look at It...
    Archie's Mad House Annual
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