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Best of the fifties
Goldwater, John L.
Publication Information:
Mamaroneck, NY : Archie Comic Publication, [1992]

Physical Description:
95 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Winner lose -- Safe at home -- There oughta be a law -- Gallery of classic '50s cover gags by Bob Montana! -- Skip hop and thump -- Rhyme nor reason -- Going, going gown -- Call to arms! -- Fan clubbed! -- A classic '50s Archie ad -- Good old daze -- Pipe the bag -- Award to the wise -- Wheels of progress -- Gallery of classic '50s cover gags by Bob Montana! -- Circle sale -- Like real gone -- Spinner winner -- T.N.T. hee.
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PN6728.A72 B42 1992 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Journey back to the days of drive-ins and hula hoops and join Archie and his teenage friends as they frolic through the frantic Fifties!

Author Notes

George Gladir is an American comic book writer, primarily known for his work with Archie Comics, he co-created Sabrina the Teenage Witch, with artist Dan DeCarlo. He became a full-time comic book writer in 1959, doing one-page gag fillers for Archie Comics Archie's Joke Book and other titles. His first confirmed credit is the gag page "Sign Language", drawn by Dan DeCarlo, in Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #59

Table of Contents

Victor Gorelick
Introductionp. 4
Winner Losep. 6
Safe at Homep. 13
There Oughta be a Lawp. 18
A Gallery of Classic '50s Cover Gags by Bob Montana!p. 24
Skip, Hop and Thump!p. 25
Rhyme Nor Reason!p. 30
Going, Going, Gownp. 34
Call to Arms!p. 40
Fan Clubbed!p. 45
A Classic 1950's Archie AD!p. 51
The Good Old Dazep. 52
Pipe the Bagp. 54
Award to the Wisep. 59
Wheels of Progressp. 65
A Gallery of Classic '50s Cover Gags by Bob Montana!p. 71
Circle Salep. 72
Like Real Gonep. 78
Spinner Winner!p. 84
T.N.T. Heep. 90