(February 1968)

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)

[Slot-Car Crash] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Madhouse / 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)

Genre
humor
Characters
Clyde Diddit
Keywords
slot-car racing

The Mad Ad Monster (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Mad Ad Monster is a former TV announcer who goes berserk...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Mad Ad Monster; Captain Sprocket; Blips
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket must stop the Mad Ad Monster from breaking into Fort Knox.
Reprints
Keywords
commercials; Fort Knox; military tank; television; tornado

Indexer Notes

The Mad Ad Monster has the super-powers shown in TV commercials. Commercial gimmicks used are "Let Hertz Put You in the Driver's Seat" from Hertz Rent-a-Car, the Ajax cleanser white tornado, the Dash laundry detergent ten-foot tall washing machine; and Esso gasoline's "Put a Tiger in Your Tank."

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

Davy Jones Fan Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Illustrated Traffic Signs (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bumps Ahead
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Mad House re-interprets various road signs.
Reprints

Teeny-Weeny Boppers (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tommy your car is going off the tracks again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch; Tommy; Bob; Blips
Synopsis
Sabrina shrinks Tommy and herself down so they can race his slot-car from inside the car.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

slot-car racing; magic; size-changing

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

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

Revolt of the Machines (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Sprocket / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An average home somewhere in America...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Super Machines; Blips
Synopsis
The Super Machines from Bolox cause all the machines on Earth to go on strike.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; carrier pigeon; flying saucer; junk yard; refrigerator; soda machine; Sprocketmobile; television; Washington D.C.

Flipster the Hipster (Table of Contents: 7)

A Captain Sprocket Misadventure / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What gourmet feast are we having for dinner, tonite, Gladys?
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Sprocket; Flipster the Hipster; Gladys; Blips
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket must stop foul-smelling Flipster the Hipster's crime spree.
Reprints
Keywords
hippie; sewer; television; TV dinner; TV game show
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Slot-Car Crash]
    Archie's Madhouse
  2. 1. The Mad Ad Monster
    Captain Sprocket
  3. 2. ["Now.....Join in the psychedelic happiness with your favorite--Davy Jones"]
    Davy Jones Fan Club
  4. 3. Illustrated Traffic Signs
  5. 4. Teeny-Weeny Boppers
    Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch
  6. 5. Dig This Crazy Offer!
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  7. 6. Revolt of the Machines
    Captain Sprocket
  8. 7. Flipster the Hipster
    A Captain Sprocket Misadventure
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Antonio Marques
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Joey Beretta
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Luke A.