(August 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)

Mad House / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No! Your big ape friend cannot have this bell!
Genre
humor
Characters
Clyde Did-It
Keywords
Liberty Bell

Glop Flop (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Transistor
Synopsis
Professor Transistor accidentally creates a gravity-defying substance.
Keywords
anti-gravity; chemistry; motor boat; spies; surfing; Washington D.C.

Fright Fight (Table of Contents: 2)

Mad House Presents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens land on Earth but their flying saucers are being destroyed.
Reprints
Keywords
flying saucers; miniature aliens; park

His Master's Voice (Table of Contents: 3)

Mad House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; jungle
Synopsis
A Tarzan-like character strains his voice.
Keywords
monkey; speakers; tape-recorder

Indexer Notes

The title comes from the RCA Victor slogan once used for phonographs.

Brake it Up! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix Brakes / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Passion for Fashion (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Tiger Shark; J. Gilhoolly
Synopsis
The British fashion designer Tiger Shark is challenged by a new American designer.
Keywords
batteries; belts; Carnaby Street; cow bells; earrings; England; London; make-up; miniskirts; mod; neon; newspaper; perfume; radar; telephone

Archie Annual #20 Is Out of Sight! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Flying Saucer Mystery (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens come to Earth to laugh at humans.
Keywords
aliens; antennas; flying saucers; golf; lawn mower; pinball machines; sun bathing; swimming pools; television

Indexer Notes

A pinball machine is referred to as a computer by the aliens.

Circle Saga (Table of Contents: 8)

Mad House Presents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens think they are watching Earth automobiles.
Keywords
flying saucers; miniature aliens; slot-car racing

The Big Gig (Table of Contents: 9)

Zappy the Hippy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Zappy the Hippy; Daisey
Synopsis
Zappy takes up sky-writing.
Keywords
grafetti; hippies; sky-writing

Intelsat III Satellite (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Cheerios Kid; Cheerios; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rod the Mod (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Rod the Mod; Dalton Brothers
Synopsis
Painter Rod the Mod needs money to pay off his tab at the sandwich shop.
Keywords
abstract art; hero sandwiches; painting; robbery

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Rod the Mod, who appears as a bearded hippie here. His look would evolve over the next few issues, and he would eventually become the Alexander Cabot/Reggie Mantle-esque character in the Madhouse Glads stories.

Pete Duncan - "Dropout" (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["No! Your big ape friend cannot have this bell!"]
    Mad House
  2. 1. Glop Flop
    Professor Transistor
  3. 2. Fright Fight
    Mad House Presents
  4. 3. His Master's Voice
    Mad House
  5. 4. Brake it Up!
    Archie; Bendix Brakes
  6. 5. A Passion for Fashion
  7. 6. Archie Annual #20 Is Out of Sight!
    Archie Annual
  8. 7. The Flying Saucer Mystery
  9. 8. Circle Saga
    Mad House Presents
  10. 9. The Big Gig
    Zappy the Hippy
  11. 10. Intelsat III Satellite
    Cheerios Kid; Cheerios; General Mills
  12. 11. Rod the Mod
  13. 12. Pete Duncan - "Dropout"
    International Correspondence Schools
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