(June 1969)

Archie, 1969 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Seven times a year in February, April, June, August, September, October, and December
On-sale Date
1969-03-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Music Corp.
Brand
Archie Series Goes Ma-ad
Editing
John Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man! This time we really gave our souvenir-hungry fans the slip!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Dippy Didit; Clyde Didit; Fran the Fan

Fran the Fan Meets the Madhouse Ma-ads (Table of Contents: 1)

The Madhouse Ma-ads / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Fran the Fan; Dan Didit; Dick Didit; Clyde Didit; Dippy Didit
Synopsis
Fran the Fan schemes to get the autographs of each member of the Mad House Ma-ads.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the first appearance of Fran the Fan with the Mad House Ma-ads, the debut of Fran the Fan's typical appearance (brown hair vs. blonde hair and freckles), the first Mad House Ma-ads story, and the first appearance of Clyde Didit with the band, now sporting black hair and sideburns.

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

Blips / comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What can you change without touching it?
Characters
Blips

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Sassy Session (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A band is continually dissatisfied with the size of an echo chamber.

Brain Pain (Table of Contents: 6)

Professor Transistor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Professor Transistor
Synopsis
Professor Transistor's computer is sensitive to bad breath.

Sock It To 'Em! (Table of Contents: 7)

Zippy and the Zappers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Zippy and the Zappers
Synopsis
Zippy and the Zappers rehearse for long periods of time.

Bogey the Yogy (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Bogey the Yogy
Synopsis
A yogi charms a gas pump into giving him gas.

Karate Man Blues (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Synopsis
A karate man uses his karate chop to kill a fly and winds up breaking the table.

Break Ache (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Lemoine
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Characters
The Tumbling Weeds
Synopsis
The Tumbling Weeds go broke because the cost of breaking their instruments at each show exceeded the money they made.

Job Fob (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Synopsis
The Olympic fencing champ gets a job.
Reprints

Print Stint (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Synopsis
Natives scare away explorers with a fake, giant animal footprint ... except they don't remember making this print.
Reprints

Groovy Gadget (Table of Contents: 13)

Professor Transistor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Professor Transistor
Synopsis
Professor Transistor invents a perpetual motion machine.
Reprints

The Happy Hippy (Table of Contents: 14)

Lippy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Lippy the Hippy
Synopsis
Lippy opens a stand to take care of people's hang-ups -- by selling them hangers.
Reprints

Daffy Dialogue (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Synopsis
A soup can and an envelope have a conversation.
Reprints

Daffy Deal (Table of Contents: 16)

Zippy and the Zappers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Characters
Zippy and the Zappers; Ed Sullenpan
Synopsis
Zippy and the Zappers lip-sync on the Ed Sullenpan Show and get paid accordingly.

Togetherness Objects (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Synopsis
A collection of togetherness items, such as glasses, skis, and hero sandwiches.
Reprints

Loud Crowd (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Synopsis
A man complains about hearing loss after hearing a band.

Glasses That Are Gassers (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A collection of glasses with uniquely-shaped frames.
Reprints

Pip of a Slip (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Synopsis
The owner of the Electric Rattle Discotheque forgets to pay his electric bill.
Reprints

Flag Gag (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Synopsis
A race attendant can't get the checkered flag because the pit crew is busy playing checkers.
Reprints

The Fame Game (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hippy and the Hoppers
Synopsis
An unpopular band gets a police escort to attract crazy fans.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Man! This time we really gave our souvenir-hungry fans the slip!"]
  2. 1. Fran the Fan Meets the Madhouse Ma-ads
    The Madhouse Ma-ads
  3. 2. ["What can you change without touching it?"]
    Blips
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["You'll be ma-ad about the big Ma-ads poster..."]
    Archie Annual
  6. 5. Sassy Session
    Mad House
  7. 6. Brain Pain
    Professor Transistor
  8. 7. Sock It To 'Em!
    Zippy and the Zappers
  9. 8. Bogey the Yogy
  10. 9. Karate Man Blues
    Mad House
  11. 10. Break Ache
    Mad House Presents
  12. 11. Job Fob
    Mad House
  13. 12. Print Stint
    Mad House
  14. 13. Groovy Gadget
    Professor Transistor
  15. 14. The Happy Hippy
    Lippy
  16. 15. Daffy Dialogue
  17. 16. Daffy Deal
    Zippy and the Zappers
  18. 17. Togetherness Objects
  19. 18. Loud Crowd
    Mad House Presents
  20. 19. Glasses That Are Gassers
  21. 20. Pip of a Slip
    Mad House
  22. 21. Flag Gag
    Mad House
  23. 22. The Fame Game
    Mad House Presents
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