(Spring 1960)

Archie, 1957 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Little Archie Giant Comics
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Danger: Thin Ice
Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In addition to the gag, the cover includes plugs for two stories in the issue: a box with a scene from "The Run-Away," and a caption saying "In this issue: ELVIS SINGS" (Elvis turns out to be a frog, not the Elvis kids were hoping for).

Webfooted Warbler (Table of Contents: 1)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Betty Cooper; Little Veronica Lodge; Evelyn Evernever; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Elvis (frog)
Synopsis
Little Archie is worried about his frog, Elvis, who has stopped croaking ("that's singing to frogs"). He brings Elvis to school hoping that music class will get him interested in singing again. But when he's caught, Mr. Weatherbee tells him that there's only one way to make Elvis sing again.
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The Run-Away (Table of Contents: 2)

Little Archie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
adventure
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Spotty; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; un-named sailors
Synopsis
After his father spanks him, Little Archie decides to run away from home. He takes Spotty and together they set off for Europe on a raft. But when the raft is destroyed by a passing ship, the two are left floating in the ocean, and in the fog, no one on the ship can hear or see Little Archie's cries for help.
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Skate Fate (Table of Contents: 3)

Little Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Little Moose Mason; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Fred tries to prove that he's a good ice skater.
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Miss High and Mighty (Table of Contents: 4)

Shrimpy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Harold
Pencils
Joe Harold
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Peggy; Daphne; un-named girl
Synopsis
Daphne thinks she's too good to talk to Peggy.

The Helpful Helpers (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Archie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; Mr. Crump
Synopsis
While Fred tries unsuccessfully to get a raise, Little Archie gets a paper route to help out with his dad's money problems. But when Little Archie gets sick, Fred has to deliver the papers.
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Keywords
paper route

A Home Run! (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Mrs. Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx gets dirty running home.

A Friend in Need (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; Putnam Peabody III
Synopsis
Little Archie's folks invite over his newly-homeless friend Putnam Peabody III.

Cocker Spaniel (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
Article on cocker spaniels.

Trust in Me (Table of Contents: 9)

Caramel / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Betty Cooper; Caramel; Mr. Cooper
Synopsis
When Betty catches Caramel chasing birds, she tries to convince her cat to be kind to birds, like humans. Just then, Mr. Cooper enters with the results of his latest hunting trip.

Indexer Notes

One of a number of Bolling stories with pro-environmental themes.

Money Mix-Up (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Little Moose Mason; Little Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; un-named clerk; man in top hat
Synopsis
Fred convinces the kids to put their money in a bank instead of in their clubhouse.

Bench Cleaner (Table of Contents: 11)

Pipsqueak / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Lardner
Pencils
Walt Lardner
Inks
Walt Lardner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pipsqueak; Tincan; un-named coach
Synopsis
Pipsqueak introduces a goat as the team mascot.

Indexer Notes

Walt Lardner credits suggested bynthe Who's Who project (http://bailsprojects.com/%28S%28ayabfl454tmu1x2qnp01v4nw%29%29/bio.aspx?...)

More Firepower (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Little Archie isn't yelling "fire!" loud enough in the school play.

Dolly's Folly (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Archie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor
Pencils
Dexter Taylor
Inks
Dexter Taylor
Colors
?
Letters
Dexter Taylor

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Evelyn Evernever; Little Jughead Jones; Little Moose Mason; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Little Archie plays doctor and gives a diagnosis to Evelyn's "boo'ful" doll Minerva.
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The Lucky One (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Beefy Brawnson; un-named blind man; un-named construction worker; un-named collection man
Synopsis
Little Archie believes that his lucky dime protects him from all harm. But when Reggie teases him as a "cheapskate" because he won't buy the kids anything, Little Archie reluctantly uses the dime to get a song from the jukebox. Then he and Jughead try to get the dime back.
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Indexer Notes

Little Archie refers to two of his previous stories, saying that the dime protected him when he was chased by a wolf (in "The Flash") and when he tried to go to Europe on a raft (in "The Run-Away").

On Time (Table of Contents: 15)

Little Archie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling (signed)
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Betty Cooper; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Moose Mason; un-named superintendent
Synopsis
Little Archie is always late for school because he spends so much time skating on Shallow Pond. Then he comes up with a way to get to school more quickly: going down Thrill Hill on a pair of skis.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Danger: Thin Ice"]
    Little Archie
  2. 1. Webfooted Warbler
    Little Archie
  3. 2. The Run-Away
    Little Archie
  4. 3. Skate Fate
    Little Archie
  5. 4. Miss High and Mighty
    Shrimpy
  6. 5. The Helpful Helpers
    Little Archie
  7. 6. A Home Run!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. A Friend in Need
    Little Archie
  9. 8. Cocker Spaniel
  10. 9. Trust in Me
    Caramel
  11. 10. Money Mix-Up
    Little Archie
  12. 11. Bench Cleaner
    Pipsqueak
  13. 12. More Firepower
    Little Archie
  14. 13. Dolly's Folly
    Little Archie
  15. 14. The Lucky One
    Little Archie
  16. 15. On Time
    Little Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • JW "David" Asher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jaime Weinman