(October 1968)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Eight times a year in January, August, October, December, and semi-monthly in February and 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

Issue Notes

Cover title is The World of Archie.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our gang hasn't gone surfing in weeks!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
The boys can't surf, because the girls use their boards for a dance floor.
Keywords
Beach; surfing

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tree Glee (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Veronica; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Eager to prove his manliness to Veronica, Archie volunteers to chop down a tree, and dragoons Jughead into helping. The tree is huge, but they seem to have done well until they discover that the fallen trunk blocks Mr. Lodge's driveway.
Reprints
Keywords
Lumberjack

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

The Unwanted (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Smithers; Mr. Lodge; electronics expert; electric fence installer
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge sets up electronic defenses to warn him when Archie's near. Archie unwittingly thwarts them all.
Reprints
Keywords
closed-circuit television; electric eye; electrified fence; radar

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 127

Brake It Up! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Archie / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Promising! (Table of Contents: 7)

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 mother; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis
The teacher says Li'l Jinx is a promising student, because she's always promising to be good.
Keywords
Elementary school

Indexer Notes

Joe Edwards credits from GCD record at Archie # 130

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Cure (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Veronica; Midge; Moose
Synopsis
Archie has the hiccups, and nothing seems to stop them. Jughead arranges for Midge to kiss Archie, enraging Moose and terrifying Archie out of the hiccups.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 127

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie Club members, send in your news reports and be eligible to win cash prizes in the Archie Series Magazines.
Characters
Archie

Indexer Notes

Reports from fans Cindy Fee, Alan Gold, Victoria Horning, Russ Miller, and Connie Bridda.

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

Haunt Taunt (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; cab driver
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead visit a haunted castle.
Reprints
Keywords
Castle; haunted house

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 128.

Double Play (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica; Reggie
Synopsis
Archie starts out the day with Veronica, then spends time with Jughead, then Betty, and finally Reggie... leaving Veronica with Betty, and very confused.
Reprints
Keywords
Baseball

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 132

A Quick Change Artist! (Table of Contents: 17)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l Jinx's dad
Synopsis
While Li'l Jinx's dad is asleep, Li'l Jinx practices being a barber.

Indexer Notes

May be the Li'l Jinx story of the same name and length from Archie # 132.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

One of Those Days (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Mrs. Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie is having "one of those days" -- when he, and everyone around him, suffer endless accidents. Everyone avoids him, and even Mr. Weatherbee bars him from school. When a Civil Defense drill evacuates the whole town, fears rise even higher.
Reprints
Keywords
Chok'lit Shop; Choklit Shop

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 127

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Soft Soap Artist (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Archie; Reggie; Veronica; Jughead
Synopsis
Reggie is forming a soap sculpture of Veronica. When Jughead mangles the sculpture, she assumes that Reggie is insulting her.
Reprints
Keywords
Sculpture

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 132

The Peril (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Archie; Jughead
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie are talking about science fiction when Betty's large jello slips away from her. Archie thinks its the Blob!
Reprints
Keywords
Picnic

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

Far Out (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Mr. Andrews; Tommy Tempo; interpreter
Synopsis
Tommy is a jazz musician who needs an interpreter for his beat speech.
Reprints
Keywords
Beatnik

Indexer Notes

Lucey credits from GCD record at Archie # 132

Silly Question (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie; Dilton; redhead
Synopsis
Dilton wonders how they should face their beach umbrella. Reggie wants it toward the redhead.
Reprints
Keywords
Beach

Indexer Notes

Lucey credits from GCD record at Archie # 132

Push-Button Peace (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Moose; Midge; Veronica; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead tames Reggie with an aerosol wild animal tranquilizer. Archie does the same to Moose, so he can make time with Midge. When Veronica finds out, he wishes he had a tranquilizer for her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 129

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

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

Wayward Whirl (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Betty
Synopsis
Archie tries the hammer throw, and launches himself instead.
Reprints
Keywords
Athletics

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 131

Space Spat (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; newsmen
Synopsis
As the first teenager in space, Archie comes home with a purple hair on his shoulder.
Reprints
Keywords
Space travel

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 133

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Weights and Measures (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie makes up a super-heavy book as a gag. Mr. Lodge gets hold of it and panics, terrified that he has lost all his strength.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from GCD record at Archie # 130

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Our gang hasn't gone surfing in weeks!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Chameleon alive!"]
  3. 2. Tree Glee
    Archie
  4. 3. ["What's happening where the girls are?"]
  5. 4. The Unwanted
    Archie
  6. 5. Brake It Up!
    Archie
  7. 6. ["Missile Firing Tank"]
  8. 7. Promising!
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  10. 9. The Cure
    Archie
  11. 10. ["10 way hairpiece!"]
  12. 11. ["Stamp collectors!"]
  13. 12. ["Baseball fans are crazy about this true-to-life baseball game"]
  14. 13. ["Archie Club members, send in your news reports and be eligible to win cash prizes in the Archie Series Magazines."]
    Archie Club News
  15. 14. ["Be an Archie Club member"]
  16. 15. Haunt Taunt
    Archie
  17. 16. Double Play
    Archie
  18. 17. A Quick Change Artist!
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. ["Top-hit LPs"]
  20. 19. One of Those Days
    Archie
  21. 20. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
  22. 21. Soft Soap Artist
    Archie
  23. 22. The Peril
  24. 23. ["Dig this crazy offer!"]
  25. 24. Far Out
    Archie
  26. 25. Silly Question
    Reggie
  27. 26. Push-Button Peace
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Archie says... get this raincoat free!"]
  29. 28. Wayward Whirl
    Archie
  30. 29. Space Spat
    Archie
  31. 30. ["Let me show you how to develop spaceman strength and endurance"]
  32. 31. Weights and Measures
    Archie
  33. 32. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
  34. 33. ["Insure your future with an I.C.S. High School diploma"]
  35. 34. ["Do you need extra money?"]
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