(Summer 1960)

Archie, 1957 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
?
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

[Baseball Woodpecker] (Table of Contents)

Little Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In the cover gag, a woodpecker pecks away at Little Archie's baseball bat. A box on the right-hand side shows a scene from the issue's first story, "The Black Mine Adventure."

The Black Mine Adventure (Table of Contents: 1)

Little Archie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jerry Johnson; Mr. Johnson; Rex (dog); Elvis (frog); Mr. Boggs; Sarah Johnson; man from the animal shelter; Mr. Black
Synopsis
Little Archie learns that his friend Jerry Johnson's dog, Rex, is going blind and is about to be put to sleep. Little Archie and Jerry go for one last walk with Rex, and wind up trapped in an abandoned mine.
Reprints

Paper Pup (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Evelyn Evernever; Spotty
Synopsis
Little Archie trains Spotty to bring the newspaper.

Left Field Concerto (Table of Contents: 3)

Ludwig La Stanza / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Ludwig La Stanza; Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Moose Mason; Fangs Fogarty; Scaley McSlither; Dud La Stanza; un-named kids
Synopsis
Aspiring conductor Ludwig La Stanza would rather listen to symphonies on the radio than play baseball, so the kids rig up a radio that he can listen to while playing the outfield.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Ludwig La Stanza, Bolling's attempt to come up with a character similar to Schroeder from "Peanuts."

Western Style! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday (Li'l Jinx's daddy); Mrs. Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's cowboy games are affecting her table manners.
Reprints

Pot Luck (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Dilton Doiley; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Little Archie tries to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
Reprints
Keywords
rainbow

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Archie's Funhouse Double Digest (Archie, 2014 series) #20, Script and Pencils are credited to Bob Bolling and inks and letters to Marty Epp.

Homeless Helper (Table of Contents: 6)

Ambrose / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Ambrose Pipps; Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Jughead Jones; Little Moose Mason; un-named kids
Synopsis
A dog whistle comes in handy for Ambrose when the Good Ol' Gang sends him on a dangerous mission to spy on the South Side Serpents' clubhouse.
Reprints

You Name It! (Table of Contents: 7)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Brando; Peggy
Synopsis
Peggy demands that Brando paint her.

The Big Scare (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Ambrose Pipps; Little Betty Cooper; Evelyn Evernever; Little Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Little Moose Mason; un-named policeman
Synopsis
Little Archie says he saw a "big ol' butterfly" at the creek, which leads to a series of escalating rumors.
Reprints

Lady of the Clouds: Amelia Earhart (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; history
Synopsis
An article on the life and disappearance of Amelia Earhart.

Pop and the Popcorn (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Little Jughead Jones; Spotty
Synopsis
Fred makes himself some popcorn, but everybody else gets to it first.
Reprints

TV Terrors (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Spotty
Synopsis
Fred tries to get Little Archie to stop watching violent TV shows and watch the news instead.

Patriotic Pup (Table of Contents: 12)

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; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Veronica Lodge; Little Moose Mason; Sheldon Broadbeam; Spotty
Synopsis
The kids have to dress their pets based on the country they came from, and Little Archie doesn't know what his dog should wear, since "Spotty's all kinds of dogs."
Reprints

The Missing Kiss! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holliday (Li'l Jinx's daddy)
Synopsis
Before she goes to bed, Li'l Jinx's daddy tells her she forgot something. She gives him a goodnight kiss, thinking that's what he meant and he ends up with a face full of jam because he actually meant that he face was unwashed.
Reprints

Turn-About Tale (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Archie / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Reggie Mantle; Ambrose Pipps
Synopsis
When Little Archie contemplates running away from home, Reggie tries to convince him that other people are worse off.
Reprints

"Hi-ya pal!!" (Table of Contents: 15)

Little Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie; un-named kid
Synopsis
A strange kid offers Little Archie a bite of his candy bar.
Reprints

Peanut Pitcher (Table of Contents: 16)

Little Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Little Moose Mason; Little Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose puts his great pitching arm to professional use.

One Stormy Night (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Caramel
Synopsis
When Caramel is missing during a thunderstorm, Betty sneaks out of the house at night to look for her.

Indexer Notes

Bolling's first story for Little Betty as a solo star.

Headline Hunters (Table of Contents: 18)

Ambrose / 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; Ambrose Pipps; Little Reggie Mantle; Little Moose Mason; Mrs. Pipps; Little Betty Cooper; Sheldon Broadbeam; un-named kids
Synopsis
Little Archie decides that the West Side kids' newspaper needs a foreign correspondent, so he forces Ambrose to go to Europe... by mail.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In one of Bolling's nods to continuity, this story mentions Little Archie's attempt to get to Europe on a raft in Little Archie # 14 ("The Run-Away").

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Baseball Woodpecker]
    Little Archie
  2. 1. The Black Mine Adventure
    Little Archie
  3. 2. Paper Pup
    Little Archie
  4. 3. Left Field Concerto
    Ludwig La Stanza
  5. 4. Western Style!
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. Pot Luck
    Little Archie
  7. 6. Homeless Helper
    Ambrose
  8. 7. You Name It!
    Shrimpy
  9. 8. The Big Scare
    Little Archie
  10. 9. Lady of the Clouds: Amelia Earhart
  11. 10. Pop and the Popcorn
    Little Archie
  12. 11. TV Terrors
    Little Archie
  13. 12. Patriotic Pup
    Little Archie
  14. 13. The Missing Kiss!
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Turn-About Tale
    Little Archie
  16. 15. "Hi-ya pal!!"
    Little Archie
  17. 16. Peanut Pitcher
    Little Archie
  18. 17. One Stormy Night
    Little Betty
  19. 18. Headline Hunters
    Ambrose
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • JW "David" Asher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jaime Weinman
  • Jim Stangas