(December 1966)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1966
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
humor; teen
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie gives Betty butterflies. Betty's banana splits give Archie an empty wallet.
Keywords:
Chok'lit Shop

["David McCallum"] (Table of Contents)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ilya Kuryakin (photo of David McCallum)
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Man From U.N.C.L.E. Fan Club
Keywords:
espionage; spy; television series; TV

Job Jibe (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Mr Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews encourages Archie to do some work around the house, but encourages him to stop after he does considerable damage.

Indexer Notes

mime story

Scooter Scare (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Reggie
Synopsis:
Betty takes two rides at once on Reggie's scooter -- her first and her last.
Keywords:
motor scooter

Dance Dunce (Table of Contents)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Dilton; Archie
Synopsis:
Dilton brings his telescope to the dance, because Archie said it would be filled with heavenly bodies.
Keywords:
astronomy; telescope

Classy Lassy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Reggie; new girl; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
The boys are sneaking looks at the lovely new girl seated by the pencil sharpener. Archie sharpens a mechanical pencil, because it's the only one he's got.
Keywords:
high school

Horsing Around (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead
Synopsis:
Veronica has invited Archie to go riding, so he practices on a mechanical fun ride in the shape of a horse.
Keywords:
horse

In Din (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Midge; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Veroncia is "in" because she doesn't care about being "in."
Keywords:
Chok'lit Shop

["Treasure chest of fun"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Eighteen small ads, with order coupon, for novelties from Honor House Prod. Corp.
Keywords:
joy buzzer; x-ray glasses

A Funny Thing Happened... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx describes a calamity at a neighbors house requiring ambulance and fire department, then complains that nothing ever happens in her house.

Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie found the test questions objective; he objected to all of them.
Keywords:
high school

Boobology (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose; school advisor
Synopsis:
The advisor asks Moose what he expects to be in five years. Moose expects to be 22.
Keywords:
high school

["Record Riot!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for 10 long-playing records from Hit Records

Foto Fear (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy discourages students from lingering by the water fountain when she hangs Mr. Weatherbee's picture above it.
Keywords:
high school

One Moment Please! (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica; Mr Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica gives her dad a string of responses to use, depending on which boy is calling.

Election Selection (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica
Synopsis:
Betty can't decide for whom to vote in the school election -- Frank is intelligent, but Todd is handsome.
Keywords:
election; high school

Itty Bitty Dity (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; pump jockey
Synopsis:
Archie often buys a cupful of gas for his jalopy. Now he wants a thimbleful for a motorized skateboard.
Keywords:
skateboard

Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie; Veronica; Midge
Synopsis:
Moose saw Midge kissing Reggie, but didn't hit the ceiling. He hit Reggie.
Keywords:
high school

["Look for C.R.U.S.H!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie (the Man from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.) / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie (The Man from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.)
Synopsis:
Promo for Life With Archie # 55
Keywords:
espionage; satire; spy

Indexer Notes

Thumbnail of cover

Gimmick Gig (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Reggie; Jughead; Mr Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie's singing group needs a gimmick. Mr. Lodge ties gags around their mouths.
Keywords:
music

Lovey Dovey (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty
Synopsis:
Betty thinks she and Archie should do more things together. Archie lets her help overhaul the car.
Keywords:
car

["Put Archie in your Christmas stocking!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Reggie; Jughead; Mr Lodge
Synopsis:
Promo, with order coupon, for Archie Giant Series # 144, Archie's Christmas Stocking
Keywords:
caroling; Christmas; holiday; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Large image of cover

Party Smarty (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty; Veronica; Midge; Archie; Reggie; Moose
Synopsis:
The girls have knocked themselves out making food, but the fellows are engrossed in the game on TV. Veronica uses the power cord to drag the TV (on a wheeled cart) into the kitchen.
Keywords:
sports; television; TV

Sweet Treat (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Moose; Pop Tate; Archie; Jughead
Synopsis:
Moose is working for Pop Tate, who won't allow credit. So instead of giving his friends sodas "on the cuff," he gives them sodas "on the house."
Keywords:
Chok'lit Shop

Slick Chick (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Big Ethel
Synopsis:
Despite Jughead's heroic measures to escape, Big Ethel has a fifth sense for finding him.

Rough Race (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica are horrified to hear that Archie was injured racing. It turns out he cut his finger on slot cars.
Keywords:
slot cars

Picnic Patter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Smithers; staff
Synopsis:
Veronica takes her friends for a picnic away from civilization. The mansion staff lug hot meals along.
Keywords:
butler; picnic

["Play guitar in 7 days"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order form, for guitar booklet from Ed Sale.
Keywords:
guitar; music

["Haunted house mystery bank"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for coin bank from Honor House Prod. Corp.
Keywords:
haunted house

["All the news that fits we print"] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joci Caldwell; Karen Eschmann; Mark Wright; Robert Lowe
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Archie
Synopsis:
Reports from club members
Keywords:
burglary; dog; Germany; Iran; Persia

Indexer Notes

Spot illustrations of membership card and button, each bearing Archie's image

["What's new pussycats???"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for women's 6-in-1 hairpiece from J.L. Industries

Indexer Notes

"What's New, Pussycat?" was the title of a popular song and movie at the time.

["Be a he-man"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for book on isometrics from Bond Book Co.
Keywords:
body building

Scooter Scamp (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Mr Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge won't let Veronica ride on Archie's motor scooter unless he tows it himself on a platform.
Keywords:
motor scooter

Flavor Rave (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Mac
Synopsis:
Archie makes the soda jerk recite his entire list of ice cream flavors, then asks for custard pie. The soda jerk delivers it right to Archie's face.

No Follower He (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Archie's conscience; pretty girls
Synopsis:
Archie's conscience urges Archie not to be led into temptation. Archie doesn't need to be led, he can find his own way.
Keywords:
conscience; tennis

Strike Strategy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Caroline
Synopsis:
Archie shows Veronica the baseball team's pitching machine. When he tries to make time with Caroline, Veronica turns the machine on him.
Keywords:
baseball; sports

Champ of Camp (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Jughead; Smithers
Synopsis:
Veronica throws a "camp" party. Jughead shows up with pup tent and Scout uniform.
Keywords:
boy Scout; camping

["I'll pay you $9,785.01 for this penny!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for 1966 coin catalog from The Coin Buyer
Keywords:
coin; coin collecting; numismatics; numismatist

["Coin collector specials!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for coins from Coin Wholesalers
Keywords:
coin; coin collecting; numismatics; numismatist

["Insure your future with an I.C.S. high school diploma."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for information from International Correspondence Schools

["An amazing invention"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Magic Art Reproducer from Norton Products
Keywords:
art
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["David McCallum"]
    The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
  3. 2. Job Jibe
    Archie
  4. 3. Scooter Scare
    Betty
  5. 4. Dance Dunce
    Dilton
  6. 5. Classy Lassy
    Archie
  7. 6. Horsing Around
    Archie
  8. 7. In Din
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
  10. 9. A Funny Thing Happened...
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Quiz Fizz
    Archie
  12. 11. Boobology
  13. 12. ["Record Riot!"]
  14. 13. Foto Fear
    Miss Grundy
  15. 14. One Moment Please!
    Veronica
  16. 15. Election Selection
    Betty
  17. 16. Itty Bitty Dity
    Archie
  18. 17. Muscle Tussle
    Reggie
  19. 18. ["Look for C.R.U.S.H!"]
    Archie (the Man from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.)
  20. 19. Gimmick Gig
    Archie
  21. 20. Lovey Dovey
    Betty
  22. 21. ["Put Archie in your Christmas stocking!"]
    Archie
  23. 22. Party Smarty
    Archie
  24. 23. Sweet Treat
    Big Moose
  25. 24. Slick Chick
    Jughead
  26. 25. Rough Race
    Archie
  27. 26. Picnic Patter
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Play guitar in 7 days"]
  29. 28. ["Haunted house mystery bank"]
  30. 29. ["All the news that fits we print"]
    Archie Club News
  31. 30. ["What's new pussycats???"]
  32. 31. ["Be a he-man"]
  33. 32. Scooter Scamp
    Archie
  34. 33. Flavor Rave
    Archie
  35. 34. No Follower He
    Archie
  36. 35. Strike Strategy
    Archie
  37. 36. Champ of Camp
    Archie
  38. 37. ["I'll pay you $9,785.01 for this penny!"]
  39. 38. ["Coin collector specials!"]
  40. 39. ["Insure your future with an I.C.S. high school diploma."]
  41. 40. ["An amazing invention"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer