(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)

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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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Treasure Chest of Fun
Keywords
Joy buzzer; x-ray glasses; x-ray specs; x-ray spectacles

Indexer Notes

Eighteen small ads for novelties from Honor House Prod. Corp.

Kilt in Action (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Personalized identification rings
Keywords
Jewellery; jewelry

Indexer Notes

Ad from Empire

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
66 Piece Electric Slot Car Set
Keywords
Slot cars

Indexer Notes

Ad from Honor House Prod. Corp.

Use Your Head! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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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.
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Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 124.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Treasury of Laughs
Characters
Archie; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flootsnoot

Indexer Notes

Promo for Archie' Jokes (Archie Giant Series # 146)

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)

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Genre
non-fiction; fashion
Characters
Girl

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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Veronica!
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Archie; Reggie; Ethel; boys
Keywords
Beach

Indexer Notes

Promo for Betty and Veronica Summer Fun (Archie Giant Series # 147)

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
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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
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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
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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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
6 hairpieces-in-one!
Characters
Pretty girl

Indexer Notes

Ad from Go Go Tail

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
239 Stamps
Keywords
Philately; stamp collecting; stamps

Indexer Notes

Ad from Zenith Company

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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Polaris Nuclear Sub
Characters
Boy; girl
Keywords
Submarine

Indexer Notes

Ad for 7-foot play submarine from Honor House Prod. Co.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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Play guitar in 7 days
Characters
Guitarist; pretty girl
Keywords
Guitar

Indexer Notes

Ad from Ed Sale

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

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
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Letters
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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.
Reprints

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
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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)

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Genre
non-fiction; medical
Characters
Pathologists
Keywords
Hospital

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Now you can be taller instantly!

Indexer Notes

Ad from The Little Company

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Free 50 4x5 photos of your favorite stars
Characters
Michael Landon; Richard Chamberlain [Dick Chamberlain]

Indexer Notes

Ad from Studio Photo Library

Brain Strain (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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Haunted House Mystery Bank
Keywords
Haunted house

Indexer Notes

Ad from Honor House Prod. Corp.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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Amazing Illusory 'X-Ray' Vision Instantly!
Characters
Satisfied customer
Keywords
X-ray glasses; x-ray specs; x-ray spectacles

Indexer Notes

Ad from Rembrandt Company X-Ray Departmentt

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Coin Collector Specials!
Characters
Liberty; Abraham Lincoln
Keywords
Coin collecting; numismatics

Indexer Notes

Ad from Matt Numiss

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you missed this get this
Characters
Graduates

Indexer Notes

Ad from ICS International Correspondence Schools

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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Do you need extra money?
Characters
Santa Claus
Keywords
Christmas card; holiday

Indexer Notes

Ad from Cheerful Card Company

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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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