(December 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)

[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
Martian TV sets prevent anyone from leaving during a commercial!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Clyde Diddit
Keywords
Mars; Martians; TV commercials

Rollo the Rocker (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
satire-parody; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Rollo the Rocker; Gladys
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket battles Rollo the Rocker and his gimmicked guitar.
Keywords
bank robbery; Beatle wig; Captain Sprocket's Lightning Car; discotheque; guitar; helicopter; hypnotism; infrared sunglasses; paint; scooter; skateboards

Indexer Notes

This is the same basic premise as the previous issue's Sprocket story featuring the Mad Mod and his 50-weapon guitar.

Wasted TV Commercials (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Many TV commercials are watched by people who have absolutely no use for the product being advertised.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball players; beatniks; dentures; electric shaver; elevated shoes; Eskimos; Florida; prison; refrigerator; television; tooth paste; TV commercials

The Not-So-Sweet Smell of Success (Table of Contents: 3)

Ronald the Rubber Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Ronald the Rubber Boy; Gloria; Dalton Gang; Blips
Synopsis
While walking in the forest, Ronald and his girlfriend are kidnapped by bank-robbers, so Ronald uses his stretching powers to escape and capture the gang.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robbers; baseball bat; cave; forest rangers; skunk; smoke signals

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

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

Wile Style (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Sabrina; Ronald; Fairy Witchmother; Blips
Synopsis
Sabrina wishes to make a name for herself in the fashion world, but her spells don't have the desired effect.
Reprints
Keywords
fountain; hairdresser; magic; mod fashion; modeling

Indexer Notes

Reference to thin model Twiggy as "Weedy."

Irate Pirate (Table of Contents: 6)

Space Patrolman McKlunk / 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
Space Patrolman McKlunk; Chief; "Lefty" Bumnik; Fuzzy Buzzies; Blips
Synopsis
Space Patrolman McKlunk gets into one galactic mishap after another.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; robots; TV commercial
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Martian TV sets prevent anyone from leaving during a commercial!"]
  2. 1. Rollo the Rocker
    Captain Sprocket
  3. 2. Wasted TV Commercials
  4. 3. The Not-So-Sweet Smell of Success
    Ronald the Rubber Boy
  5. 4. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  6. 5. Wile Style
    Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch
  7. 6. Irate Pirate
    Space Patrolman McKlunk
This issue was most recently modified by:
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