(1955)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
once a year
On-sale Date
1955-09-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing
Harry Shorten

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1956 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Archie's Christmas Stocking (Table of Contents)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas ornaments; Christmas stocking; Christmas tree

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Archie Giant Series Magazine #137.

Mother Glows Best (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is about to blow his money on an expensive gift for Veronica, until Jughead reminds him of the other woman in his life.
Reprints

The Flight Before Christmas (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie sabotages Archie's attempt to play Santa for a Christmas party.
Reprints

Cheep Gift (Table of Contents: 3)

Reggie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White ?
Inks
Bob White ?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie decides to get Veronica a mynah bird for Christmas. But he leaves it up to Jughead to teach it what to say.
Reprints

Who's Got the Button (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie asks his father to teach him how to box.

Boot the Works (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets involved in the auction of one of Mr. Lodge's factories, thinking he's bidding on a house plant.

Guest Pest (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Uncle Squattley; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The Andrews family must host a mooching relative.
Reprints

Bus Flop (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica asks Archie for a ride to school.
Reprints

Who's Sick Now (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica goes on a dinner date with Archie despite not feeling well.

Jet-ter Bug (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Reggie enters a midget racer in the school jalopy race in order to win a date with Veronica. So Archie has Jughead soup up his jalopy.

What's Cooking (Table of Contents: 10)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee questions the quality of the cafeteria food.
Reprints

Pane Piker (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Bob Bolling
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Bolling

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead replaces a window pane he broke.
Reprints

Lens Me Your Heart (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
In an effort to get Archie's mind off of Veronica, Mr. Weatherbee assigns him to take pictures of all the rooms in the school.
Reprints

Hiccup Happy (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie is desperate for a cure for hiccups.
Reprints

Color Blind (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to rig a random draw so that he's paired with Veronica. Reggie tries to sabotage Archie's efforts.

Lola-Bye (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Lola Brigida; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica hatches a plot to sabotage a new girl who is vamping all of the boys.
Reprints

Juice in Time (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
As a means of ingratiating himself with Mr. Lodge, Archie "helps" Mr. Lodge fix some household appliances by himself

Gift of Gab (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty helps Archie secure a Christmas gift for Veronica.
Reprints

Tooth Delay (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tries to save Archie five dollars by extracting his tooth himself.

For Goodness Sake (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
In an effort to soften Miss Grundy and get her to stop piling on the homework, the gang try being nice to her.

Archie the Football Player (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
How Archie the football player is perceived by everyone else.
Reprints

Brain Storm (Table of Contents: 21)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose has a new method of improving his intellect.

Board Stiff (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee won't tolerate anybody walking on the lawn.

Here Comes the Bribe (Table of Contents: 23)

Reggie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie bribes the younger brother of a hot girl for information he can use to get her to go out with him.

Girl Hazy (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Gladys Jones; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
After Jughead goes out on a date - - with a girl - - Archie tries to warn him about the perils of dating.

Car Stop (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica's Dad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
A panhandler asks Mr. Lodge for money.

Eggs-Asperation (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Hal Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Fed up with being treated shabbily by Archie, Betty stalks off. When he later tries to apologize, Archie hears that Betty has taken poison.

Bulls-Eye Baloney (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie talks Archie into betting on an archery contest.

Under Wraps (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty designs a Halloween costume for Veronica that will be certain to allow Betty to get Archie for herself.

The Soda Jerk (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie cons Jughead out of a soda.

In and Outer (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Pop Tate; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
After Mr. Lodge orders Veronica to get a new boyfriend, Archie sets her up with a series of boys who are even worse than he is.

Skinned Deep (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead comment on Veronica's new, expensive skin care treatment.
Reprints

Music Hath Charms (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Prof. Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie convinces Mr. Weatherbee to play music over the intercom to help the students relax.

Flatly Mis-Taken (Table of Contents: 33)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils
?
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie volunteers to change a tire, hoping to draw some gratitude from Veronica.

Steer Crazy (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's back seat driving is disturbing Archie.

All His Marbles (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In order to help Betty compete with Veronica, Jughead makes her a fake marble table top.

Car Careless (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie hits a car in the school parking lot.

The Big Story (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries a wild excuse for not handing in his homework.

Knick Knack Knots (Table of Contents: 38)

Jughead / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
George Frese
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie sub-contracts a job to Jughead, hoping to make a killing off of Jughead's perceived naivete.

[Pass Master] (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Frese
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica complains about Reggie.

Mess Up (Table of Contents: 40)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Cousin Leroy
Synopsis
Veronica won't let a messy Leroy near her.

Patchwork (Table of Contents: 41)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Hal tries to take advantage of Betty's school curriculum.

Spaghetti Twister (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead argue over what they'll eat at an Italian restaurant.

Heads I Win, Tails You Lose (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie's Pop / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred laments the drain on his income.

It's Elementary, Archie (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Mary can always tell when Archie is fighting with Veronica.

Fresh Hair Fiend (Table of Contents: 45)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lucey

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead claim they've invented a hair restoration formula.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Archie's Christmas Stocking
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  2. 1. Mother Glows Best
    Archie
  3. 2. The Flight Before Christmas
    Archie
  4. 3. Cheep Gift
    Reggie
  5. 4. Who's Got the Button
    Archie
  6. 5. Boot the Works
    Archie
  7. 6. Guest Pest
    Archie
  8. 7. Bus Flop
    Veronica
  9. 8. Who's Sick Now
    Archie
  10. 9. Jet-ter Bug
    Archie
  11. 10. What's Cooking
    Mr. Weatherbee
  12. 11. Pane Piker
    Jughead
  13. 12. Lens Me Your Heart
    Archie
  14. 13. Hiccup Happy
    Archie
  15. 14. Color Blind
    Archie
  16. 15. Lola-Bye
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Juice in Time
    Archie
  18. 17. Gift of Gab
    Archie
  19. 18. Tooth Delay
    Archie
  20. 19. For Goodness Sake
    Archie
  21. 20. Archie the Football Player
    Archie
  22. 21. Brain Storm
    Moose
  23. 22. Board Stiff
    Archie
  24. 23. Here Comes the Bribe
    Reggie
  25. 24. Girl Hazy
    Archie
  26. 25. Car Stop
    Veronica's Dad
  27. 26. Eggs-Asperation
    Archie
  28. 27. Bulls-Eye Baloney
    Archie
  29. 28. Under Wraps
    Betty
  30. 29. The Soda Jerk
    Jughead
  31. 30. In and Outer
    Archie
  32. 31. Skinned Deep
    Archie
  33. 32. Music Hath Charms
    Archie
  34. 33. Flatly Mis-Taken
    Reggie
  35. 34. Steer Crazy
    Archie
  36. 35. All His Marbles
    Archie
  37. 36. Car Careless
    Archie
  38. 37. The Big Story
    Archie
  39. 38. Knick Knack Knots
    Jughead
  40. 39. [Pass Master]
    Betty and Veronica
  41. 40. Mess Up
    Veronica
  42. 41. Patchwork
    Betty
  43. 42. Spaghetti Twister
    Archie
  44. 43. Heads I Win, Tails You Lose
    Archie's Pop
  45. 44. It's Elementary, Archie
    Archie
  46. 45. Fresh Hair Fiend
    Archie
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