(October 1973)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Published in Jan., Feb., March, April, June, Aug., Sept., Nov., Dec. and twice in Oct.
On-sale date
1973
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Richard Goldwater
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Betty --- haven't you heard?? The show has been postponed 'til next summer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and the gang are rehearsing for the school play.
Keywords
kissing

Indexer Notes

Title on the cover is The World of Archie.

Don't Be Half a Man! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

These Changing Times (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty gets a job on an archeological dig.

Never Finished High School? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wayne School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ready but Unsteady (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; Gigi
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx attempts to walk in her mother's high heels.

The Katch (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie helps Betty cast a fishing line.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

Baseball Fans Are Crazy (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Strat-O-Matic Game Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Comeback (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Pop Tate closes the Choklit Shoppe for good but Archie and the gang find a way to help him re-open.

Enter the Popsicle 1973 Pan Am South Seas Adventure Sweepstakes (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Popsicle; Pan Am / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Can Do (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie won't tell Betty a secret.
Reprints

Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Transcience Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

American Circle Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Aim Game (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie phones Reggie to call off their feud.
Reprints

Goof Spoof (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty asks Archie to go on a picnic.
Reprints

[Rinses Away Blackheads] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Seagate Sales Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Rule (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; sports; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; unnamed golfer
Synopsis
Archie explains a golf rule to Jughead.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

[Any 15 records for only $1.97] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Columbia House / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Time Out for Talking (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Hap Holliday; Greg (on telephone)
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx has a long phone conversation with Greg.

100 Little Dolls (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

The 100 Doll Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Did you pay $100 for a newspaper today?] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

National Brands / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Drop (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
At the beach, Betty puts sand in her handkerchief.
Reprints

Kiss Bliss (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie, Veronica and Jughead are on a roller coaster ride.
Reprints

[Get in the groove for a Giant Fun-in!] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

No Money Honey (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wants Archie to buy her a treat at the Choklit Shoppe.
Reprints

[Order-By-Mail Specials] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

The Fun House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Free! 40 Red China Stamps] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Kenmore Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pharaoh Foul (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones, Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge brings the gang with him to Egypt to search for the lost treasure room of Queen Shetup.
Reprints
Keywords
Egypt

[Now in only 6 minutes a day!] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Bond Book Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Match Mate 12 Solitaire Ring] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

North American Wholesale Division / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

A $100 cash prize contest for identifying art from five September 1973 issues of Archie Series comics. Letters from Jean Erskine of Washington, DC and Dorothy Gutaj, Taftville, Connecticut.

1000 Day-Glo Decals (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Mirobar Sales Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Aquanuts (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is having his aquariums cleaned.
Reprints
Keywords
piranhas; swimming pool

Stop Short Nails! (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Charles Millot, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

Cheerful House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["But, Betty --- haven't you heard?? The show has been postponed 'til next summer!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Don't Be Half a Man!
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. These Changing Times
    Archie
  4. 3. Never Finished High School?
    Wayne School
  5. 4. Ready but Unsteady
    Li'l Jinx
  6. 5. The Katch
    Archie
  7. 6. Baseball Fans Are Crazy
    Strat-O-Matic Game Company
  8. 7. The Comeback
    Archie
  9. 8. Enter the Popsicle 1973 Pan Am South Seas Adventure Sweepstakes
    Popsicle; Pan Am
  10. 9. Can Do
    Archie
  11. 10. Sea-Monkeys
    Transcience Corporation
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    American Circle Corp.
  13. 12. Aim Game
    Archie
  14. 13. Goof Spoof
    Archie
  15. 14. [Rinses Away Blackheads]
    Seagate Sales Corp.
  16. 15. The Rule
    Archie
  17. 16. [Any 15 records for only $1.97]
    Columbia House
  18. 17. Time Out for Talking
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. 100 Little Dolls
    The 100 Doll Company
  20. 19. [Did you pay $100 for a newspaper today?]
    National Brands
  21. 20. The Drop
    Archie
  22. 21. Kiss Bliss
    Archie
  23. 22. [Get in the groove for a Giant Fun-in!]
    Archie Quarter Comics
  24. 23. No Money Honey
    Archie
  25. 24. [Order-By-Mail Specials]
    The Fun House
  26. 25. [Free! 40 Red China Stamps]
    Kenmore Company
  27. 26. Pharaoh Foul
    Archie
  28. 27. [Now in only 6 minutes a day!]
    Bond Book Co.
  29. 28. [Match Mate 12 Solitaire Ring]
    North American Wholesale Division
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  31. 30. 1000 Day-Glo Decals
    Mirobar Sales Corp.
  32. 31. Aquanuts
    Archie
  33. 32. Stop Short Nails!
    Charles Millot, Inc.
  34. 33. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  35. 34. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful House
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