(February 1971)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Published 12 times a year
On-sale date
1970
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
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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)

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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're so inconsiderate, Archie! You were supposed to take me to the dance tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

I Gotta Be Me (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Detention again! Always me!...And only me! What's wrong with me anyway?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Miss Barstow; Mr. Klugman; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
After getting fed up with detention Archie decides to turn over a new leaf and be a model student.

Line Drive (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Forget it, Archie! It's a stupid idea!...It's also a waste of a good gallon of paint!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie attaches a can of paint with a hole in it to the back of Reggie's car. He and Jughead then tail Reggie and Veronica while they go on their date.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the Archie #179 entry.

Line Plunge (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Mario Acquaviva

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Weatherbee, meet "Tiger" Andrews, the boy who's going to win the title for us!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Coach Kleats tries to motivate Archie by putting a taped distress call of Veronica in his helmet.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the Archie Double Digest #248 entry, where this story is also reprinted.

The Wallet! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly! Look at that funny bush!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie thinks he lost his wallet in the snow and enlists his friends to help him find it.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from Archie #163 entry.

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

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

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Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Archie, I lived in Japan for three years.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Elena Bonanno (1st prize), Amy Brown (2nd prize), Rosaria Schirelli (3rd prize), Paul Klundt (4th prize), and Linda Rosing (5th prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

Splash Down (Table of Contents: 6)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mmmm...I can't sleep with the water dripping!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx can't sleep because the shower head is dripping.

Indexer Notes

Possibly from Archie (Archie, 1959 series) #178 but needs confirmation.

Dream Boy (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Lodge, sir! You look ill! Shall I call the doctor?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Hubert Smithers; Archie Andrews (dream sequence and reality); Jughead Jones (dream sequence); Reggie Mantle (dream sequence)
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tells Smithers about a nightmare he had in which Archie married Veronica. In the dream Lodge also gives Archie a high paying job at the plant.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from Archie #165 entry.

Fleet Foot (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold on, you addlepated astronuts!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Hubert Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica sets up a race between Archie and Reggie. The winner is awarded a big surprise.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from Archie #162 entry.

New Look (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Has anyone seen my glasses?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
At the Chok'lit Shoppe, Jughead asks if anyone has seen his glasses.
Reprints

Teaser for Caesar (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Caesar]; Jughead Jones [as Juginius]; Reggie Mantle [as Regibus]; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge [as Senator Lodge]; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In Ancient Rome, the evil Regibus and the treacherous daughter of Senator Lodge conspire to poison the Emperor Archie and remove him from the throne. They are stopped by the Emperor's new slave girl, Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the Archie #180 entry.

Check Up (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder how Archie is doing in his speech class?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee checks in on Archie about his speech class.
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It Figures (Table of Contents: 12)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch how I make a figure 'eight' Li'l Jinx!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Hap Holliday
Synopsis
Hap Holliday tries to show Li'l Jinx a figure eight on a frozen pond.
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Oh Fleeting Fame (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Mario Acquaviva
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jug, ol' pal, I need some money!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Hubert Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie sets up a press agency. His first client is Reggie, who wants Archie to make Veronica appreciate how great he is. Archie and Jughead decide to bombard Mr. Lodge with pro-Reggie publicity knowing it will backfire against Reggie's plans.
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Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the Archie #178 entry.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're so inconsiderate, Archie! You were supposed to take me to the dance tonight!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. I Gotta Be Me
    Archie
  3. 2. Line Drive
    Archie
  4. 3. Line Plunge
    Archie
  5. 4. The Wallet!
    Archie
  6. 5. ["Dear Archie, I lived in Japan for three years."]
    Archie Club News
  7. 6. Splash Down
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Dream Boy
    Archie
  9. 8. Fleet Foot
    Archie
  10. 9. New Look
    Archie
  11. 10. Teaser for Caesar
    Archie
  12. 11. Check Up
    Archie
  13. 12. It Figures
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Oh Fleeting Fame
    Archie
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