(1962-63)

Archie, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
once a year
On-sale date:
1962-06-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound (#5 at least)
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[No Parking] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Orlando Busino
Inks:
Orlando Busino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

How To Become A Teen-Age Rock 'N' Roll Singer (Table of Contents)

Archie Says / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Instructional pamphlet on how to become a teen idol.
Reprints:

Yes, My Darling Daughter! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Six illustrated examples of one-line gags of the "She was only..." genre.
Reprints:

Madhouse Hall of Fame (Table of Contents)

Archie Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Orlando Busino
Inks:
Orlando Busino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Orlando Busino

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Yvonne Yeller; Silvester Sliderule; Wilma Goosepimple; Graham Groober; Stretch Mactavish; Cyrus Grumps; Ken Kaynein; Thelma Trueheart
Reprints:

Last Laff (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
"They laughed when I sat down at the piano..."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on the old advertisement which stated "they laughed when I sat down at the piano..."

If Teen Agers Ran The Airlines...! (Table of Contents)

Jughead Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Alterations to airline procedure that would appeal to a teenage audience, including new uniforms, beat-talking pilots, and center aisle bowling.
Reprints:

The Beatnik Monster (Table of Contents)

Mad House Monster Of The Month / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Illustration of a monster and the characteristics that make him a beatnik.
Reprints:

Madhouse Book Of Useless Knowledge (Table of Contents)

Dilton Says / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dilton Doiley (host); Sheldon Broadbeam; Nero; Clyde Po Diddit; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Silly facts like all the aardvarks in South America are married.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

feature based on previous indexer using the first words of the introduction as "feature"

How To Win A Fight With Your Boy/Girl Friend (Table of Contents)

Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones]; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Examples of how to avoid fights between lovers, or to make up if you have one, illustrated by Archie, Betty and Veronica.
Reprints:

Lights Camera Action! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Director Otto von Jughead [Jughead Jones] (host); Elvis Rockmore
Synopsis:
Otto von Jughead shows us how action star Elvis Rockmore is saved from missing a trapeze, being thrown off a cliff, meeting a bear, and meeting a vampire.
Reprints:

The Discovery Of Talking! (Table of Contents)

Clyde Diddit Presents Great Moments In History / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clyde Diddit (host); Sturdevant Snerd
Synopsis:
The unseen Clyde Diddit recounts how angry taxi driver Sturdevant Snerd cursed and discovered the ability to talk.

Indexer Notes

Only new story to appear in this issue; it might have been a stock story that went unused after Madhouse's format change between Issues 17 and 18.

If Teen-Agers Re-Wrote History (Table of Contents)

Archie Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Elvis Presley; Fabian; Pat Boone; Rick Nelson; Liberace; Minerva Fludge; Alvin Spelvin; Davy Croakitt; Genevieve Grunch; Clyde Diddit (mentioned); Sheldon Broadbeam (mentioned)
Synopsis:
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.
Reprints:

Words Of Wis-Dumb! (Table of Contents)

Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones] (host)
Synopsis:
Aunt Juggie presents general advice to teenagers.
Reprints:

Water Boy (Table of Contents)

Jughead Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead paints wilted flowers, and then pours water on the painting to make the flowers grow.
Reprints:

Archie In Wonderland! (Table of Contents)

Betty Says / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews [as Alice]; Jughead Jones [as the White Rabbit]; Veronica Lodge [as The Queen of Hearts]; Reggie Mantle [as The Knave of Hearts]; Mr. Weatherbee [as The Mad Hatter]
Synopsis:
The "Alice In Wonderland" story is redone in a Riverdale setting.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

next issue: "King Archie And His Round Table"

Do-It-Yourself Comics! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
A blank comic page entitled "The Hilarious Adventures of Clyde Diddit (Who He?)", complete with panel grids and lettered sound effects, is presented for the reader to draw in the action.
Reprints:

Madhouse Beauty Hints! (Table of Contents)

Antione De La Jughead Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Antoine De La Jughead [Jughead Jones]; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Antoine De La Jughead gives us some beauty tips.
Reprints:

What Really Happened..! (Table of Contents)

Veronica Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Historical American events are contrasted with parodies performed by the Riverdale gang.
Reprints:

Pen Pals (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Answers to pen pal solicitations are presented, and then the authors are revealed.
Reprints:

If Teen-Agers Ran The U.N.! (Table of Contents)

Archie Presents / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews (host); Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie tells us what would happen if teenagers ran the United Nations, including changing the building into the shape of a musical note, updating the U.N. Girl Guide uniform, and creating new international agencies.
Reprints:

Realistic Dolls! (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Say / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob White

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper (host); Veronica Lodge (host)
Synopsis:
Examples of genre-specific toy dolls, including the Quiz Doll, the Private Eye Doll, and the Rock 'N' Roll Doll.
Reprints:

The Madhouse Hall of Fame (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Orlando Busino
Inks:
Orlando Busino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Orlando Busino

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Anastasia Mozambique; Thaddeus Ugh; Sandy Muhzhikov; Mimi Ommerammergu
Reprints:

If Comics Were Sponsored! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
A typical story in which Mr. Lodge kicks Archie out of the house - except every other line is an advertisement for a product within the story.
Reprints:

Monogrammed Hockey Puck (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A fake advertisement for monogrammed hockey pucks.
Reprints:

The Archie Way (Table of Contents)

Reggie Reports / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Reggie cites comparisons of how he would entertain Veronica versus how Archie would.
Reprints:

Teen-Age Life In The Stone Ages (Table of Contents)

Archie Says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Bill Vigoda.

If Teen-Agers Ran The Schools (Table of Contents)

Archie Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Ricky Nelson; Brigitte Bardot; Esther Williams; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
A look at what would happen if teenagers ran the schools. Changes are made to school names, the faculty, textbooks, schedules, report cards, and blackboards.
Reprints:

The Middle Ages (Table of Contents)

Teen-Agers of The Past / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Orlando Busino
Pencils:
Orlando Busino
Inks:
Orlando Busino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Orlando Busino ?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A series of gags surrounding medieval-era teens.
Reprints:

["Yep! Everybody's reading and coloring Little Archie for free!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Last Laff (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Vincent DeCarlo
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

continuation of previous gag, "they laughed when ..."

["Your Money Buys More When You Buy Archie Giant Series Magazines..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [No Parking]
  2. 1. How To Become A Teen-Age Rock 'N' Roll Singer
    Archie Says
  3. 2. Yes, My Darling Daughter!
  4. 3. Madhouse Hall of Fame
    Archie Presents
  5. 4. Last Laff
    Jughead
  6. 5. If Teen Agers Ran The Airlines...!
    Jughead Says
  7. 6. The Beatnik Monster
    Mad House Monster Of The Month
  8. 7. Madhouse Book Of Useless Knowledge
    Dilton Says
  9. 8. How To Win A Fight With Your Boy/Girl Friend
    Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn
  10. 9. Lights Camera Action!
  11. 10. The Discovery Of Talking!
    Clyde Diddit Presents Great Moments In History
  12. 11. If Teen-Agers Re-Wrote History
    Archie Says
  13. 12. Words Of Wis-Dumb!
    Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn
  14. 13. Water Boy
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  15. 14. Archie In Wonderland!
    Betty Says
  16. 15. Do-It-Yourself Comics!
  17. 16. Madhouse Beauty Hints!
    Antione De La Jughead Presents
  18. 17. What Really Happened..!
    Veronica Says
  19. 18. Pen Pals
  20. 19. If Teen-Agers Ran The U.N.!
    Archie Presents
  21. 20. Realistic Dolls!
    Betty and Veronica Say
  22. 21. The Madhouse Hall of Fame
  23. 22. If Comics Were Sponsored!
  24. 23. Monogrammed Hockey Puck
  25. 24. The Archie Way
    Reggie Reports
  26. 25. Teen-Age Life In The Stone Ages
    Archie Says
  27. 26. If Teen-Agers Ran The Schools
    Archie Says
  28. 27. The Middle Ages
    Teen-Agers of The Past
  29. 28. ["Yep! Everybody's reading and coloring Little Archie for free!"]
    Little Archie
  30. 29. Last Laff
    Jughead
  31. 30. ["Your Money Buys More When You Buy Archie Giant Series Magazines..."]
    Archie Giant Series
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Pat Conolly
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Luke A.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig