(October 1966)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
seven times yearly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Archie's Super Hero Special (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Captain Hero [Forsythe "Jughead" Jones]
Synopsis:
Four scenes showing the Archie characters as super-heroes (and a super-villain)from scenes within the book.

[Magic-Scope] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Magic-Scope magnifier/compass from Resco Products

Indexer Notes

Indicia at bottom

The PH Factor (Table of Contents)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero; teen
Characters:
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie discovers that by calling on his own PH Factor he can become Pureheart the Powerful. Unfortunately, the PH factor is so strong that it makes everyone forget they saw Pureheart or recognize him as Archie.
Reprints:

Hardy Appetite (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg

The Looker (Table of Contents)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; The Looker (villain)
Synopsis:
Pureheart the Powerful battles The Looker, a gorgeous woman who has the power to turn men to stone with one glance -- unless she chooses to look them directly in the eye, in which case they turn into bubbling hot chicken fat. But how can Pureheart fight this fiendish femme fatale when his superhero code forbids him to hit a woman?
Reprints:

The Vanishing Race (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • ?

Hero to Go!!! (Table of Contents)

Captain Hero / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Vince DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero; teen
Characters:
Captain Hero [Jughead Jones]; The Fink (a super-villain); Hot Foot (super-villain); Ethel Muggs; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead dreams he's a superhero named Captain Hero.
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Evilheart's Revenge! (Table of Contents)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie discovers that just as Archie can transform into Pureheart the Powerful by calling on his inner goodness, he can use his inner rottenness to turn into that caped fink, Evilheart.
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Dinner for One (Table of Contents)

Superteen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
Barry Grossman ?
Letters:
Vince DeCarlo

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Superteen [Betty Cooper]; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Principal Waldo Weatherbee; The Consumer (villain)
Synopsis:
Superteen battles the Consumer, an alien monster who can eat anything and anyone. She has to back down when the Consumer threatens to devour Archie, but luckily Jughead's eating power is greater than any alien's.
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Pretty Wise (Table of Contents)

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
Synopsis:
Jinx comes home dirty to see her aunt. Her aunt says is pretty dirty and Jinx replies that she is prettier clean.

Mad Doctor Doom's Dupe! (Table of Contents)

Pureheart the Powerful / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Marty Epp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
superhero; teen
Characters:
Pureheart the Powerful [Archie Andrews ]; Evilheart [Reggie Mantle]; Betty Cooper [as Superteen]; Veronica Lodge; Mad Doctor Doom (villain)
Synopsis:
Mad Doctor Doom cons Evilheart into testing out a deadly world-domination device, the killer robot Computo.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Archie's Super Hero Special
    Archie
  2. 1. [Magic-Scope]
  3. 2. The PH Factor
    Pureheart the Powerful
  4. 3. Hardy Appetite
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. The Looker
    Pureheart the Powerful
  6. 5. The Vanishing Race
  7. 6. Hero to Go!!!
    Captain Hero
  8. 7. Evilheart's Revenge!
    Pureheart the Powerful
  9. 8. Dinner for One
    Superteen
  10. 9. Pretty Wise
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Mad Doctor Doom's Dupe!
    Pureheart the Powerful
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