(1968)

Archie, 1962 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

Indexer's copy missing cover and indicia, so no information from indicia is included. (Therefore, there is some chance that I misidentified the issue.)
Publication date taken from Lone Star Comics website.
NOT saddle-stitched, but squarebound and stapled through, with glued on cover.


["Run Men!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Tiny aliens' space ship is destroyed by skateboarders.

Wild West Days (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Randolph; Sam; Lulubelle; Martha; Lucifer; Mat; Chief Thundercloud; Suzan; Tex; David Rockett; Abner
Synopsis:
Various two panel gags about teen-agers in the old west.
Reprints:
  • from unknown issue of Archie's Madhouse

Two Left Feet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lester Cool (host); Sam Twist; Lana
Synopsis:
Sam wants to dance but he's got two left feet. However, when he finally learns to dance he invents The Twist.
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If Teen-agers Ran Parents..! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
How things would be different if teen-agers ran parents.
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Do You Approach The Problems Of Life Like Chester Square...Or Like Lester Cool (Table of Contents)

Lester Cool 'n' Chester Square / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chester Square; Lester Cool; Jane
Synopsis:
The differences between the square and cool way to do things on dates.

Better Not Believe It! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Zelda Wiffenpoof; Hi Bludpresher; J. Walker Lowslung; Clinton P. Hornswoggle; Elmer Hook; Ima Gog
Synopsis:
Parody of Ripley's Believe It Or Not.
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This Strange Madhouse World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Flash Dasher; Rhonda Punch; Milton Gleehope; William Shakerattle
Synopsis:
A parody of "strange facts" comics; 4 gags.
Reprints:
  • from unknown issue of Archie's Madhouse

Treasury of Laughs (Table of Contents)

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

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Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
House ad for Archie's Jokes #146, with cover shown.

Madhouse Hall Of Fame (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bruce Bratoslawitch; Wilma Wyandotte; "Buzz" Limber; Gregory Crunch; Norbunk Buggei; Chauncey Hopper; Cora Goonberry
Synopsis:
Various claims to fame.
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Nursery Crimes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Humpty Dumpty
Synopsis:
What Humpty Dumpty would be like as a movie.
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Nursery Crime Of Simple Simon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Characters:
Simple Simon [A. Crumb]; Pieman [Chris Crust]
Synopsis:
What Simple Simon would be like as a movie.
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C Vol. 3 (Table of Contents)

Madhouse Encyclopedia / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chester Square; Lester Cool
Synopsis:
Goofy encyclopedia entries for the letter C.
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Indexer Notes

Includes image of cover of Archie's Madhouse (Archie, 1959 Series) #55 (August 1967).

Lights Camera Action (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones [as Otto Von Jughead]; Elvis Rockmore
Synopsis:
Four movie scenes showing how director Jughead gets actor Rockmore out of some jams.

["Dig This Crazy Offer!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pals 'N' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
House ad for subscriptions.

At The Martian Space Club (Table of Contents)

The Pink Martian / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
The Pink Martian
Synopsis:
Three Martians discuss the treasures they found on various planets.

Indexer Notes

from unknown issue of Archie's Madhouse

Jayson's Return (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Jayson; Enon; Zog; Xol
Synopsis:
Jayson finds oil for the other robots, but it's the wrong oil, foiling the robots' Earth invasion plans.
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Center of Attraction (Table of Contents)

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

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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
House ad for The World of Archie #148, with cover shown.

Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents)

The Pink Martian / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
The Pink Martian
Synopsis:
The Pink martian helps two astronauts with a "Love Bird's Space Helmet."
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Plight in Pluto (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Donald; Alice; Plutonian
Synopsis:
A Plutonian captures a pair of teen-agers for a zoo exhibit, but has to return them to Earth.
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The Martian Report (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Zenbo (martian); Mikrik (martian)
Synopsis:
A pair of Martians return to Mars with the most fascinating sight of their lives, a woman's purse full of stuff.
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Indexer Notes

The Martians depicted in this story look nothing like the Martians from The Pink Martian feature.

Martian Mission (Table of Contents)

The Pink Martian / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
The Pink Martian (host)
Synopsis:
Martians come to Earth to ask for foreign aid from the President.
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Indexer Notes

later reprinted in Archie Comics Digest (Archie, 1973 Series) #260

Space Date (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Two members of the space patrol have blind dates.
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Launching Pads! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host)
Synopsis:
Some designs for rocket launch pads matching various countries' icons.
Reprints:
  • from unknown issue of Archie's Madhouse

Professor Nonuttin's Science Corner (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Nonuttin; Professor Seaweed; Professor Von Orbit; Clyde Diddit; Professor A. Shookup
Synopsis:
Results of the International Geophysical Year.
Reprints:
  • from unknown issue of Archie's Madhouse

The Teen-Age Machine Age (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Ways machines can help teen-agers, featuring innovations such as the jukeboxitron and the date-o-mat.
Reprints:
  • from unknown issue of Archie's Madhouse

Indexer Notes

May be part of a recurring feature, as it's labeled "Science Dept."

Hilda The Witch And Her Monster Section (Table of Contents)

Hilda The Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hilda The Witch
Synopsis:
Hilda mixes up a witch's brew which sets her, her cat, and her broom dancing.
Reprints:
  • from unknown issue of Archie's Madhouse

A Vampire Meets A Vamp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ludwig the Vampire; Velma; Cupid (a bat)
Synopsis:
A vampire falls in love.
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Strife Magazine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The difficulties of publishing a magazine for monsters.
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The Alligator Man (Table of Contents)

Hilda The Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Geoffrey Swamp; D. K.; Nan; Hilda The Witch (host)
Synopsis:
After years of playing Alligator Man, actor Geoffrey Swamp seems to turn into an alligator.
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Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free! (Table of Contents)

Archie Comics Magazines / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
House ad for subscriptions to various Archie comics, including a free transparent raincoat with each order over $1.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Run Men!"]
  2. 1. Wild West Days
    Teen-Agers Of The Past
  3. 2. Two Left Feet!
  4. 3. If Teen-agers Ran Parents..!
    Archie
  5. 4. Do You Approach The Problems Of Life Like Chester Square...Or Like Lester Cool
    Lester Cool 'n' Chester Square
  6. 5. Better Not Believe It!
  7. 6. This Strange Madhouse World
  8. 7. Treasury of Laughs
    Archie's Jokes
  9. 8. Madhouse Hall Of Fame
  10. 9. Nursery Crimes!
  11. 10. Nursery Crime Of Simple Simon
  12. 11. C Vol. 3
    Madhouse Encyclopedia
  13. 12. Lights Camera Action
  14. 13. ["Dig This Crazy Offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'N' Gals
  15. 14. At The Martian Space Club
    The Pink Martian
  16. 15. Jayson's Return
  17. 16. Center of Attraction
    The World of Archie
  18. 17. Bubble Trouble
    The Pink Martian
  19. 18. Plight in Pluto
  20. 19. The Martian Report
  21. 20. Martian Mission
    The Pink Martian
  22. 21. Space Date
  23. 22. Launching Pads!
  24. 23. Professor Nonuttin's Science Corner
  25. 24. The Teen-Age Machine Age
  26. 25. Hilda The Witch And Her Monster Section
    Hilda The Witch
  27. 26. A Vampire Meets A Vamp
  28. 27. Strife Magazine
  29. 28. The Alligator Man
    Hilda The Witch
  30. 29. Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free!
    Archie Comics Magazines
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig