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Archie's Madhouse (1959) Annual comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #1
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) Annual 1
    • Glue on interior spine.
    • 2" spine split from bottom.

    Cover by Orlando Busino. "How To Become A Teen-Age Rock 'N' Roll Singer," pencils by Bob White; Instructional pamphlet on how to become a teen idol. "Madhouse Hall of Fame," art by Orlando Busino. "If Teen-Agers Ran The Airlines...!", art by Bob White; Alterations to airline procedure that would appeal to a teenage audience, including new uniforms, beat-talking pilots, and center aisle bowling. "Madhouse Book Of Useless Knowledge," pencils by Bob White; Silly facts like all the aardvarks in South America are married. "How To Win A Fight With Your Boy/Girl Friend," pencils by Bob White; Examples of how to avoid fights between lovers, or to make up if you have one, illustrated by Archie, Betty and Veronica. "The Discovery Of Talking!" - Clyde Diddit Presents Great Moments In History, pencils by Bob White. "If Teen-Agers Re-Wrote History," pencils by Bob White; Changes to history if teenagers were in charge, including changing Mount Rushmore to Mount Rock-n-Rollmore, changing the titles of history books, and recognizing new national heroes. "Archie In Wonderland!", pencils by Bob White; The "Alice In Wonderland" story is redone in a Riverdale setting. "If Teen-Agers Ran The Schools," pencils by Bob White. Ads for Little Archie and Archie Giant Series. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) Annual 2

    "The Son of Dr. Jerkyll," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The son of Dr. Jerkyll continues his father's experiments and turns into rock star Melvin Preston; After a close escape with autograph hunters, he decides to change his features to Eliot Mess, the FBI agent. "Debutante Twist," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Chester spends a fortune trying to impress rich girl Brenda Van Loot, but fails. "The Uncharted Planet!", pencils by Bob White; Two space travelers arrive on an uncharted planet and are amazed that inanimate objects come to life there. Archie's Jokes ad. "The Son of Dr. Jerkyll," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The son of Dr. Jerkyll continues his father's experiments and turns into rock star Melvin Preston. "Dr. Sy Klops," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Professor Klops tests a vitamin ray on teens Joe and Janet, but it shrinks them instead. "I Was an Exiled Monster!", art by Joe Edwards; Ergo is exiled from his home planet for being Double Ugly and travels the solar system looking for a new home. "Professor Transistor," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Professor Transistor shows off the robots he invented. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) Annual 3
    • 1.25" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. "Presenting Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Meet Sabrina, a sexy teen witch who lives a typical teen-age life - except that her job is to hex her fellow teens. "Snowboy," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; A living snowman gets the cold shoulder from all the other teens until he falls in love with a warm-blooded girl. Around the World with Archie ad. "Witch Pitch," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Della assigns Sabrina to put a hex on her school's hockey team; However, Sabrina notices one of the team's players is cute and unconsciously helps him score goals. "Have Typewriter Will Travel!", art by Joe Edwards; Bob Weber would give anything to be a successful science fiction writer, and he gets his wish when an alien from Venus drops by his house. "The Thought Machine," art by Joe Edwards; A professor entertains space travelers with a thought machine that converts energy into matter. "The Time of Your Life Machine," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Les and Ches go back to 565 A.D. to learn how King Arthur and his knights really lived. "The Romances of Marcia the Mermaid," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; The tale of Marcia, a mermaid who constantly falls in love with human teenage boys. Ad for Archie's Jokes and Archie Annual. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) Annual 5

    "Wild West Days," art by Orlando Busino; Various two panel gags about teen-agers in the old west. "Two Left Feet!", pencils by Joe Edwards; Sam wants to dance but he's got two left feet; However, when he finally learns to dance he invents The Twist. "Better Not Believe It!"; Parody of Ripley's Believe It Or Not. Archie's Jokes ad. "Lights Camera Action"; Four movie scenes showing how director Jughead gets actor Rockmore out of some jams. Archie's Pals 'N' Gals ad. The World of Archie ad. "Plight in Pluto"; A Plutonian captures a pair of teen-agers for a zoo exhibit, but has to return them to Earth. "The Martian Report"; A pair of Martians return to Mars with the most fascinating sight of their lives, a woman's purse full of stuff. "The Alligator Man" with Hilda the Witch; After years of playing Alligator Man, actor Geoffrey Swamp seems to turn into an alligator. Betty and Veronica Summer Fun ad. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Archie's Madhouse (1959) Annual 6