(September 1967)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Seven times a year in January, August, September, October, 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

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Archie, you already won 'The Shake' contest - so stop dancing!
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie gyrates wildly in pain, and his friends think he's dancing.
Keywords:
Beach

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Kilt in Action (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters:
The Archies [Archie; Jughead; Reggie; Moose]; Smithers; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie's friends convince Mr. Lodge that Archie is heir to a title and a fortune in Scotland. They have wild adventures based on wordplay and metafiction.
Keywords:
Inheritance; lost heir; metafiction

Indexer Notes

This the first and only time that Moose is a member of the Archies band.

Good Shot! (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; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx golfs a hole in one, right into Daddy's drinking glass.
Keywords:
Golf

Indexer Notes

May be the story of the same name that appears in Archie # 124.

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Use Your Head! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Reggie
Synopsis:
Jughead gets the guys started on a new fad -- bouncing a balloon tethered to a headband. Archie and Reggie each trick out solid balloons to prank the other, and each one ends up injuring himself.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 124.

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The Joke (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Betty; lady; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Everyone drives Archie crazy with word play about his conversation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 124

Neon Prints (Table of Contents: 9)

Fashions of the Day / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; fashion
Characters:
Girl

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To Bee or Not to Bee (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie
Synopsis:
Jughead's chemical accident blows Archie out the window. Jughead and everyone else think that it changed Archie into a bee.
Reprints:
Keywords:
High school; laboratory; transformation

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 112. GCD record at Jughead and Archie Double Digest # 1 additionally credits Marty Epps for inks, Barry Grossman for coloring.

Parole Denied (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Mrs. Andrews; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and the girls all get into trouble for being out past their curfews.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie Comics (1942 series) #111.

Blimey, What a Limey! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Veronica; Reggie; Moose
Synopsis:
Veronica likes British styles, so Archie dresses as a royal Guardsman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie Comics (1942 series) #111.

He Aims to Please! (Table of Contents: 14)

Mister Flootsnoot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Reggie; Jughead; Mr. Flootsnoot [Professor Flootsnoot]
Synopsis:
Mr. Flootsnoot uses a dartboard to assign grades.
Reprints:
Keywords:
High school

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie Comics (1942 series) #111.

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Is He Ready to Go Steady? (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Reggie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica; Midge; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica decide to go steady, but each independently decides that they're not ready for it. All too soon the girls are quarreling over Archie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Chok'lit Shop; Choklit Shop

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie Comics (1942 series) #111.

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The Gang's All Here! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead; Reggie; Betty; Veronica; teenagers
Synopsis:
Mr. Andrews is frustrated and annoyed by the way all of Archie's friends make themselves at home in his house. He becomes enthusiastic after he learns how grateful the teens are.
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Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie (1959 series) #115.

First Aid (Table of Contents: 21)

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; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx needs first aid. She wails so much her father needs cotton in his ears.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Laugh Comics Digest (1974 series) #39. Be aware that this title has been used more than once for single-page Li'l Jinx stories. They should not be assumed to be reprints until synopses can be checked.

Pathologist (Table of Contents: 22)

Teen Careers / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; medical
Characters:
Pathologists
Keywords:
Hospital

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Brain Strain (Table of Contents: 25)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Big Moose; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Moose can't take the pressure from a classroom sign reading "think."
Reprints:
Keywords:
High school

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 117. There are more than one single-page Big Moose stories with this title. Reprints should not be assumed unless synopses can be checked.

Pizza Panic (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica; Pop Tate; teenagers; Mr. Grimaldi
Synopsis:
Pop Tate's business is drying up in favor of a new pizza parlor. Archie and Jughead convince him to try tossing his own pizzas. He's so bad at it that he's actually funny, so they turn him into a floor show and draw the customers back.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Chok'lit Shop; Choklit Shop

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie (1959 series) #117.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, you already won 'The Shake' contest - so stop dancing!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Treasure Chest of Fun"]
  3. 2. Kilt in Action
    Archie
  4. 3. Good Shot!
    Li'l Jinx
  5. 4. ["Personalized identification rings"]
  6. 5. ["66 Piece Electric Slot Car Set"]
  7. 6. Use Your Head!
    Archie
  8. 7. ["Treasury of Laughs"]
  9. 8. The Joke
    Archie
  10. 9. Neon Prints
    Fashions of the Day
  11. 10. ["Veronica!"]
  12. 11. To Bee or Not to Bee
    Archie
  13. 12. Parole Denied
    Archie
  14. 13. Blimey, What a Limey!
    Archie
  15. 14. He Aims to Please!
    Mister Flootsnoot
  16. 15. ["6 hairpieces-in-one!"]
  17. 16. ["239 Stamps"]
  18. 17. Is He Ready to Go Steady?
    Archie
  19. 18. ["Polaris Nuclear Sub"]
  20. 19. ["Play guitar in 7 days"]
  21. 20. The Gang's All Here!
    Archie
  22. 21. First Aid
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Pathologist
    Teen Careers
  24. 23. ["Now you can be taller instantly!"]
  25. 24. ["Free 50 4x5 photos of your favorite stars"]
  26. 25. Brain Strain
    Big Moose
  27. 26. Pizza Panic
  28. 27. ["Haunted House Mystery Bank"]
  29. 28. ["Amazing Illusory 'X-Ray' Vision Instantly!"]
  30. 29. ["Coin Collector Specials!"]
  31. 30. ["If you missed this get this"]
  32. 31. ["Do you need extra money?"]
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