(September 1966)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
seven times yearly, January, August, September, October, and December, and semi-monthly in June
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Giant Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Juggie, congratulations on wearing the most original costume to the "Around the World" Super Hero Party!"] (Table of Contents)

Around the World with Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Keywords:
costume party; sandwich; super-heroes

Indexer Notes

Archie is dressed as Pureheart and Reggie is dressed as Evilheart. Jughead's costume (hero sandwich) is a play on his Captain Hero identity.

A-Haunting We Will Go! (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
As part of an initiation, the boys make Moose spend the night in the local haunted house and try to make him think the place is actually haunted. But when an actual ghost seems to appear in the house, Archie and Jughead go back to solve the mystery of who -- or what -- is behind these scary spooks.
Reprints:
Keywords:
haunted house; initiation

Indexer Notes

The story is divided into four chapters: "A-Haunting We Will Go," "Calling All Spooks," "Ghost Busters" and "Ah -- Sweet Mystery." The format of this story is similar to what would later become the formula for "Scooby-Doo."

Mad House Giant-Size Annual Laugh Riot Does It Again! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Archie's Mad House Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Easy Street! (Table of Contents: 3)

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 Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx gives her father a choice of streets to walk down--the one with a candy store or the one with a toy store.

Indexer Notes

Comes between Chapters III and IV of "A-Haunting We Will Go!"

A Funny Thing About Monsters... (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Frankenstein's Monster
Synopsis:
Article about the definition of monsters, ranging from dinosaurs to Frankenstein's monster.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration. Comes between Chapters III and IV of "A-Haunting We Will Go!"

Robby the Robot! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Bob White
Inks:
Bob White
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doily; Fred Andrews; Pop Tate; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Robby the Robot
Synopsis:
Dilton unveils his greatest invention to date: Robby, a huge metal robot who can do anything, including communicate by beeping once for "yes" and twice for "no." But when Reggie loses Robby's control mechanism, the robot is free to do what he wants - and what he wants is to act like a typical teen-ager.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A book-length story in four chapters: "Robby the Robot," "Robby Joins the Gang," "Trapped in the Ravine!," and "Robby to the Rescue!"

Two Giants (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Bowling (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article on the history of bowling.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text with 1/3 page illustration. Comes between Chapter I and II of "Robby the Robot."

Surprise Wise! (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 Holiday
Synopsis:
Jinx's father will buy her a present depending on how good she was that day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Comes between Chapters III and IV of "Robby the Robot."

It's Loaded with Laughs (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Juggie, congratulations on wearing the most original costume to the "Around the World" Super Hero Party!"]
    Around the World with Archie
  2. 1. A-Haunting We Will Go!
    Archie
  3. 2. Mad House Giant-Size Annual Laugh Riot Does It Again!
    Archie's Mad House Annual
  4. 3. Easy Street!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. A Funny Thing About Monsters...
  6. 5. Robby the Robot!
    Archie
  7. 6. Two Giants
    Archie Annual
  8. 7. Bowling
  9. 8. Surprise Wise!
    Li'l Jinx
  10. 9. It's Loaded with Laughs
    Archie's Jokes
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
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  • Terry Watkins
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