(1969)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arch, did you know our bodies are 92% water?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Keywords
beach; swimsuit

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Troubled Waters (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Harley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets Mr. Lodge's new cruiser ready for the season but launches it without a line.
Reprints

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Sky Pictures (Table of Contents: 4)

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 Holliday
Synopsis
As Li'l Jinx cloud watches, she sees one shaped like a faucet as it begins to rain.

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

Archie Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wonders if she's using the right bait. Archie assures her she is.
Keywords
fishing

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The Ingrate (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Terry Tate [Pop]; Mr. Slick cleaning service
Synopsis
Leaving behind a big mess, Archie and Jughead take off on Mrs. Andrews' birthday. Mr. Andrews go looking for them but in the meantime a cleaning service ordered and paid for by Archie shows up to clean their house.
Reprints

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Language Barrier (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie I; Reggie I; Betty I; Veronica I
Synopsis
Set in prehistoric times, cavemen Archie and Reggie are losing to a dinosaur. Cavewomen Betty and Veronica rescue them with one word. As they intermingle, Betty and Veronica realize that Archie and Reggie's words are all wrong. Each group goes their own way with Archie and Reggie going to catch dinner. They are attacked by another dinosaur and use Betty's word which works to scare off the dinosaur. They decide Betty and Veronica's words are better than theirs and become students of Betty and Veronica.
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Beach Banter (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
As Archie and the gang relax on the beach they discover they have done just about everything you can do at the beach, except swim.
Reprints

Stripe Gripe (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; unnamed people on the street
Synopsis
Archie dawns a ridiculous outfit thinking he will make people laugh. The prank backfires until he goes outside the school building.
Reprints

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

Four letters are printed. Also included is an offer for membership to the Archie Club for 0.25 cents. Members receive a press pass and an Archie Cub button.

Book Learning! (Table of Contents: 18)

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 Holliday; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks Hap for a big dictionary. Hap is happy to her interested in learning. Her real objective is an easier way to crack walnuts.

Indexer Notes

Li'l Jinx's best friend Gigi is referred to as Ga Ga in this story.

Late Date (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Noting that Veronica is late, Archie wraps up in a climbing wall vine.
Reprints

Pow Polo (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Ox; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Jughead and Dilton play a water polo game against Reggie, Moose and Ox. While Archie's team is clearly wiped out, Veronica wants to know who won?
Reprints

Surf Turf (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica's private beach has a surf lift.

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Book Banter (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While in the library, Archie and Jughead come across a book of spells. The spells were meant to be cast upon enemies and as they read them aloud Reggie experiences them.
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The Quitter (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
Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Smithers decides to leave the Lodge employment citing too many incidences with Archie. As Mr. Lodge tries to talk him out of it, he too realizes that quitting may be the answer.
Reprints
Keywords
butler; flashbacks; gelatin; mask; postage stamp; practical jokes; swimming pool

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Cute Beaut (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Alice; Alice's baby sister
Synopsis
While Veronica thinks Alice's baby sister is cute, Archie thinks Alice is cute.
Reprints

Pin Fun (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; unnamed girls
Synopsis
At the bowling alley Archie is surrounded by girls. Jughead comments that he already has the ball rolling.
Reprints

Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews gets Archie to do some chores but after Archie causes disaster, asks him to stop.

Classy Lassy (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; unnamed new girl; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
In order to get a good look at the new girl, Archie sharpens a mechanical pencil.

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Horsing Around (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Mario Aquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Mario Aquaviva

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie practices riding horses on a .10 cent kiddy mechanical horse.

Medical Madness (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; unnamed pretty girl; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie concocts a potion that turns him into Reggie. He reeks havoc with the real Reggie taking the heat.
Reprints

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Arch, did you know our bodies are 92% water?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Troubled Waters
    Archie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Sky Pictures
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Archie Pin Up
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. The Ingrate
    Archie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Language Barrier
    Archie
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Beach Banter
    Archie
  15. 14. Stripe Gripe
    Archie
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  19. 18. Book Learning!
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. Late Date
    Archie
  21. 20. Pow Polo
    Archie
  22. 21. Surf Turf
    Archie
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. Book Banter
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. The Quitter
    Archie
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. Cute Beaut
    Archie
  30. 29. Pin Fun
    Archie
  31. 30. Job Jibe
    Archie
  32. 31. Classy Lassy
    Archie
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. Horsing Around
    Archie
  36. 35. Medical Madness
    Archie
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
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