Archie #154
(April 1965)

Archie, 1959 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
nine times a year, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, November and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at the fancy figures I can do on the surfboard!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Keywords
chalk boards; classrooms; skateboards

Indexer Notes

A mistake in the cover, as Archie refers to his skateboard as a surfboard.

A Good Skate (Table of Contents: 1)

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 Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie gets interested in skateboarding, buys a board from a little kid, and brings it to school. All the guys are fascinated with the new sport, but it's Mr. Weatherbee who winds up taking a wild ride on the board.
Reprints
Keywords
fountain; skateboards

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First prize to Debby Burleson (Markham, Ontario, Canada) for a poem about the Archie characters. Second prize to Kathleen St. Amand (Worcester, Mass.) for article about taking care of her neighbor's dog. Third prize of $2.00 to Kim Knoll (Wayne, N.J.) for article about illustrating a friend's book. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Beverly Kidd (Somerset, Ky.) for article on Girl Scouting.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Martian Menace (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
While visiting a space research center owned by Mr. Lodge, Archie and Jughead have a mixup with a photography machine and are mistaken for Martian spies.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; electronic camera; F.B.I.; Mars; refrigerator

Swing into Spring with Betty and Veronica (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Glass Breakers (Table of Contents: 6)

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 Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Coach Kleats; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
After Archie shatters Mr. Weatherbee's office door with a basketball, Mr. Weatherbee keeps accidentally breaking glass every time he tries to tell Archie off.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball; hockey stick; windows

Archie Gets All the Brakes (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hide and Seek! (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Hap can't find Jinx, because she's sitting in the bathtub, clothed and reading.
Keywords
bathtub

Oil's Well (Table of Contents: 9)

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 Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie spills a little bit of motor oil on the school floor, and everyone winds up slipping on it.
Reprints
Keywords
bulletin board; motor oil
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Look at the fancy figures I can do on the surfboard!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Good Skate
    Archie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club
  5. 4. Martian Menace
    Archie
  6. 5. Swing into Spring with Betty and Veronica
    Betty and Veronica Spectacular
  7. 6. The Glass Breakers
    Archie
  8. 7. Archie Gets All the Brakes
    Archie; Bendix Corporation
  9. 8. Hide and Seek!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. Oil's Well
    Archie
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