(April 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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gus Lemoine (cartoon); Dan DeCarlo (border)
Inks
Gus Lemoine (cartoon); ? (border)
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I dig your service, Earthman, but you don't talk much, do you?
Genre
humor
Characters
Clyde Diddit
Keywords
aliens; flying saucer; gas station

Haste Makes Waste (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Speedo; Gladys; Blips
Synopsis
Captain Sprocket must capture Speedo, the speediest super-villain.

Pretty Shifty (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Jest For Laughs (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
Gus Lemoine
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Several illustrated jokes. The first is "When is a train like a detective?"

The Squawking Squawkums (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Big Eagle; Hip Lip; Blips
Synopsis
Hip Lip helps the Squawkum tribe deal with their problems.
Reprints
Keywords
American Indians; US Cavalry

"Write" This Way-- (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Dandy Dolphin (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mike; Dan; Ev Sullenpan; Blips
Synopsis
Dan becomes nationally famous with his trained dolphin Mike, but when Dan falls in love with a girl, Mike is heartbroken -- because Mike is a girl, too.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

dolphin

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Each panel is a question that can be answered with two words that rhyme.

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1967 (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1967. Average paid circulation for previous 12 months was 196,067. Single issue nearest to filing date was 239,854.

Sky Guy Awry (Table of Contents: 9)

Cowboy Jones / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Cowboy Jones; Blips
Synopsis
Cowboy Jones captures two pilots...unfortunately, they are friendly pilots, not from the enemy.
Reprints
Keywords
biplane; World War I
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I dig your service, Earthman, but you don't talk much, do you?"]
  2. 1. Haste Makes Waste
    Captain Sprocket
  3. 2. Pretty Shifty
    Bendix
  4. 3. Jest For Laughs
  5. 4. The Squawking Squawkums
  6. 5. "Write" This Way--
    Archie Comics
  7. 6. The Dandy Dolphin
  8. 7. Rhyme Time
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1967
  10. 9. Sky Guy Awry
    Cowboy Jones
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