(February 1970)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year: monthly in August and October, semi-monthly in January, February, June and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title is The World of Archie.


["Archie designed all these light gadgets!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

["Perfect for lovers... and music box collectors"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tough Brake (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Reggie; Betty; Veronica; Ed; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie can't afford new brakes for his jalopy, so Mr. Lodge quietly orders it done at his own expense. Reggie and Veronica take the car in order to scare Archie, only to learn that the brake job hasn't been done yet.
Keywords:
Jalopy

Hide and Seek! (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx hides in the bathtub, since her dad will never think of looking for her there.

Not Guilty (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie; Jughead
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews dreads a meeting with Mr. Weatherbee, only to be thrilled when he learns that Archie's grades are "adequate."
Reprints:
Keywords:
High school

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 151

["Fantastic No Risk Offer!!!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Sorry, we hire only high school graduates"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Oil's Well (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Reggie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie spills motor oil on the floor of the hall in school. Students and teachers alike are soon slipping to disaster.
Reprints:
Keywords:
High school

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 154.

["10 way hairpiece!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Football fans are crazy about this true-to-life football game"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Amazing $1 art offer"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Most Illuminating (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Reggie; Jughead; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie fools his friends with a trick light bulb. Mr. Lodge tries to do the same, and winds up getting shocked.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Electricity

["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Archie Club members, send in your news reports and be eligible to win cash prizes in the Archie Series Magazines."] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Archies [Archie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica; Reggie; Hot Dog]

Indexer Notes

Reports from fans Marianne Turner, Maria Medina, Chester Buckley, Judy Isaacs, and Anna Georgiou

["Be an Archie Club member"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

["We haven't found one lipstick that's kiss proof!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie Pin-Up Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica
Synopsis:
Archie helps Veronica test her lipstick.
Reprints:

["Never look short again!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Coin grab bag free!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Bully for You (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Moose; Coach Kleats; Reggie; Jughead; Charley; Joe; Miss Grundy; Betty; Veronica
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats has Moose throw a bout in wrestling practice, so as to build up Archie's confidence. Archie applies his newfound wrestling confidence to every guy he meets, so Moose has to take him down a peg.
Reprints:
Keywords:
High school; wrestling

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 156

["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Protection (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Midge; Moose; toughs; doctor; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Finding Midge out alone at night, Archie walks her home, even though he's terrified of the explosively jealous Big Moose. He's even more terrified when Moose declares that he will walk Archie home. Moose does in fact mean well, but Archie collapses from his cumulative fear.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Juvenile delinquent

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 151

["Dear reader,"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Couch Coach (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Characters:
Archie; Mr. Lodge; Dr. Ocker; Smithers
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge brings in a psychiatrist to help him cope with Archie. Archie's friendly curiosity becomes therapy for the doctor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Psychiatrist

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 156

["Archie Giant Size Freakout"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Getting Arty! (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; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx marks mustaches on posters, and even on the faceless painting of modern art.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Modern art

Indexer Notes

Joe Edwards credits from GCD record at Archie # 156

Traction Action (Table of Contents)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Reggie; Moose; Betty; Veronica
Synopsis:
Archie's team uses chains and locks to stay on the bobsled.

Chess Mess (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; carhop
Synopsis:
Jughead uses a chess game to trick Archie into calling for the restaurant check.
Keywords:
Chess; drive-in restaurant

["Girls!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A House Is a Home (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Mario Acquaviva
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario Acquaviva

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Veronica
Synopsis:
Archie drives his parents crazy getting the house and the family prepared for a visit from Veronica, but it turns out that she likes things casual anyway.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 155

["You'll find one of these catalogs priceless"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

["100 Little Dolls All For $1.00"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie designed all these light gadgets!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Perfect for lovers... and music box collectors"]
  3. 2. Tough Brake
    Archie
  4. 3. Hide and Seek!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. Not Guilty
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Fantastic No Risk Offer!!!"]
  7. 6. ["Sorry, we hire only high school graduates"]
  8. 7. Oil's Well
    Archie
  9. 8. ["10 way hairpiece!"]
  10. 9. ["Football fans are crazy about this true-to-life football game"]
  11. 10. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  12. 11. Most Illuminating
    Archie
  13. 12. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  14. 13. ["Archie Club members, send in your news reports and be eligible to win cash prizes in the Archie Series Magazines."]
    Archie Club News
  15. 14. ["Be an Archie Club member"]
    Archie Club
  16. 15. ["We haven't found one lipstick that's kiss proof!"]
    Archie Pin-Up Page
  17. 16. ["Never look short again!"]
  18. 17. ["Coin grab bag free!"]
  19. 18. Bully for You
    Archie
  20. 19. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
  21. 20. Protection
    Archie
  22. 21. ["Dear reader,"]
  23. 22. Couch Coach
    Archie
  24. 23. ["Archie Giant Size Freakout"]
  25. 24. Getting Arty!
    Li'l Jinx
  26. 25. Traction Action
    Archie and the Gang
  27. 26. Chess Mess
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Girls!"]
  29. 28. A House Is a Home
    Archie
  30. 29. ["You'll find one of these catalogs priceless"]
  31. 30. ["100 Little Dolls All For $1.00"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Terry Watkins
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Rodney Hinkle
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  • Karl Wilcox
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steven Rowe