(March 1972)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except May and July
On-sale Date
1971 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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
Archie, what grows in a downward direction?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Save Our Schools (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's nice, Mr. Parker! ...But is it art?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Mr. Parker; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
With the teachers threatening to strike, the students organize to help cut costs at the school to help the teachers get raises.
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Hey, Big Spender! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A ball! Yahoo! A ball! We're havin' a ball!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Dan
Synopsis
Archie manages to raise the money to take Veronica to a big ball, but doesn't have anything left over. He arranges a scheme with Jughead to prevent him from having to spend any more money without looking cheap.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Hard Choice (Table of Contents: 4)

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
You dumb, stupid, ignorant, wishy washy excuse for a man!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie considers himself a "dumb, stupid, ignorant, wishy-washy excuse for a man" because of his inability to decide between Betty and Veronica.
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Indexer Notes

Veronica is carrying a box from "DeCarlo Men's Wear," a reference to Dan DeCarlo.

When reprinted in Jughead Double Digest (Archie, 1989 series) #197, letters are credited to Harry Lucey.

Money Makes the Scene (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will you quit studying that butterfly and help out your old buddy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Lacking the money for a ticket, Archie gets a job at the new swinging discotheque, and tries to sneak away from his work with the flashing lights to get a dance with Veronica.
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Indexer Notes

One of a number of stories from this period with references to discotheques, meditation, and other fads of the era.

It Figures! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I say it's 37!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Holliday; Greg; Hap Holliday
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Phone Fun! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie! About the dance tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie can't get Veronica off the phone to ask her out.
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Stick with It! (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got to be real careful today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
A Reggie prank leaves Archie stuck to a fence, and to get him to school, his friends have to saw off the fence and carry him in.
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Keywords
glue; practical joke
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, what grows in a downward direction?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Save Our Schools
    Archie
  3. 2. Hey, Big Spender!
    Archie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  5. 4. Hard Choice
    Archie
  6. 5. Money Makes the Scene
    Archie
  7. 6. It Figures!
    Li'l Jinx
  8. 7. Phone Fun!
    Archie
  9. 8. Stick with It!
    Archie
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