(1967-68)

Archie, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
John Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)
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

NOT saddle-stitched, but squarebound and stapled through, with glued on cover.


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

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Chester Square and Lester Cool Invite You to the Teen-Age Section (Table of Contents)

Teen-Age Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Chester Square; Lester Cool; Bess; Tess
Synopsis:
Introduction to the Teenage Section. Les and Ches are reporters covering a tennis match.
Reprints:
Keywords:
tennis

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Dan DeCarlo.

Wild West Days (Table of Contents)

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

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

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.
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Two Left Feet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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.
Reprints:

If Teen-agers Ran Parents..! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
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?
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?
Letters:
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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.
Reprints:

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)

Script:
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?
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?
Letters:
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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.
Reprints:

Better Not Believe It! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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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.
Reprints:

This Strange Madhouse World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Flash Dasher; Rhonda Punch; Milton Gleehope; William Shakerattle
Synopsis:
A parody of "strange facts" comics; 4 gags.
Reprints:

Treasury of Laughs (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Madhouse Hall Of Fame (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bruce Bratoslawitch; Wilma Wyandotte; "Buzz" Limber; Gregory Crunch; Norbunk Buggei; Chauncey Hopper; Cora Goonberry
Synopsis:
Various claims to fame.
Reprints:

Nursery Crimes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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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.
Reprints:

C Vol. 3 (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

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)

Script:
?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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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.
Reprints:

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

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

["Welcome to the Space Section!"] (Table of Contents)

Space Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Jayson's Return (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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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.
Reprints:

Center of Attraction (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
The Pink Martian
Synopsis:
The Pink martian helps two astronauts with a "Love Bird's Space Helmet."
Reprints:

Plight in Pluto (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

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.
Reprints:

The Martian Report (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

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.
Reprints:

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)

Script:
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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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.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Space Date (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Two members of the space patrol have blind dates.
Reprints:

Launching Pads! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones (host)
Synopsis:
Some designs for rocket launch pads matching various countries' icons.
Reprints:

Professor Nonuttin's Science Corner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Nonuttin; Professor Seaweed; Professor Von Orbit; Clyde Diddit; Professor A. Shookup
Synopsis:
Results of the International Geophysical Year.
Reprints:

The Teen-Age Machine Age (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Ways machines can help teen-agers, featuring innovations such as the jukeboxitron and the date-o-mat.
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Indexer Notes

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

["There's nothing like trying my brew!"] (Table of Contents)

Monster Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hilda The Witch
Synopsis:
Hilda mixes up a witch's brew which sets her, her cat, and her broom dancing.

A Vampire Meets A Vamp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ludwig the Vampire; Velma; Cupid (a bat)
Synopsis:
A vampire falls in love.
Reprints:

Strife Magazine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The difficulties of publishing a magazine for monsters.
Reprints:

The Alligator Man (Table of Contents)

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

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

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.
Reprints:

Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

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

The Chuck-le Wagon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Two four-panel western themed cartoons.

["Veronica! I think every boy on the beach is after us!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Summer Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Run Men!"]
  2. 1. Chester Square and Lester Cool Invite You to the Teen-Age Section
    Teen-Age Section
  3. 2. Wild West Days
    Teen-Agers Of The Past
  4. 3. Two Left Feet!
  5. 4. If Teen-agers Ran Parents..!
    Archie
  6. 5. Do You Approach The Problems Of Life Like Chester Square...Or Like Lester Cool
    Lester Cool 'n' Chester Square
  7. 6. Better Not Believe It!
  8. 7. This Strange Madhouse World
  9. 8. Treasury of Laughs
    Archie's Jokes
  10. 9. Madhouse Hall Of Fame
  11. 10. Nursery Crimes!
  12. 11. Nursery Crime Of Simple Simon
  13. 12. C Vol. 3
    Madhouse Encyclopedia
  14. 13. Lights Camera Action
  15. 14. ["Dig This Crazy Offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'N' Gals
  16. 15. ["Welcome to the Space Section!"]
    Space Section
  17. 16. Jayson's Return
  18. 17. Center of Attraction
    The World of Archie
  19. 18. Bubble Trouble
    The Pink Martian
  20. 19. Plight in Pluto
  21. 20. The Martian Report
  22. 21. Martian Mission
    The Pink Martian
  23. 22. Space Date
  24. 23. Launching Pads!
  25. 24. Professor Nonuttin's Science Corner
  26. 25. The Teen-Age Machine Age
  27. 26. ["There's nothing like trying my brew!"]
    Monster Section
  28. 27. A Vampire Meets A Vamp
  29. 28. Strife Magazine
  30. 29. The Alligator Man
    Hilda The Witch
  31. 30. Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free!
    Archie Comics Magazines
  32. 31. The Chuck-le Wagon
  33. 32. ["Veronica! I think every boy on the beach is after us!"]
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
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