(March 1981)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Published 12 times a year: twice in Jan., Sept., Oct. and Dec. and once in March, April, June and Aug.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698203
Editing
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stan Goldberg (signed as STAN G)
Inks
Stan Goldberg (signed as STAN G)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's my new campaign poster! --- What do you think?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Joe Nazario / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Down Memory Lame (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited as J. D'Agostino)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as B. Grossman)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as Willy 'Y')

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Come back!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is very forgetful but can remember every detail of the outfit Veronica wore on their date weeks ago.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia at bottom of first page.

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

Perigee Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Waiter! (Table of Contents: 4)

Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Charley! You're late!...Very late!!
Feature Logo
Li'l Jinx's Chum Charley
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Charley learns why people who see the doctor are called patients.
Reprints

You Light up My Life (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie finds driving sometimes can be a chore!
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Fill in the dotted letters puzzle.

The Insult That Made a Man out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Rink Highjinks (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you entering today's contest, Dilton?
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
In a roller skating competition Reggie sabotages the other contestants.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Jughead With Archie Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Laugh Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Tarzan of Riverdale (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ? (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited as B. Grossman)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited as Saburo 'Y')

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This costume is great, Betty! I feel like a wild man already!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie dresses up as Tarzan for a school play and ends up rescuing a child from a burning building.
Reprints

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

Pez / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel Dynaflex System / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Archie Club News
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Amorelle Fong (Saint Mary, Jamaica, W.I.) 1st prize - $6.00 and David Scudds (Barmera, South Australia) 2nd prize - $4.00.
Include membership application form for the Archie Club.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy is kind of depressed today!
Feature Logo
Archie's Gag Bag
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is depressed that Jughead made a better deal than him; Jughead and Archie talk about how realistic dolls are.
Reprints
  • From Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX - 19XX-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Two 1970s-era Archie comic strips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Archie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Mind Grind (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Frank Doyle (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie!! Archie!!
Feature Logo
Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Dilton tries to use psychology to make Betty lose interest in Archie.
Reprints
Keywords
psychology

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Mail-Away, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

What Good Taste (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Hostess Twinkies; Josie / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's my new campaign poster! --- What do you think?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Dominate others with fantastic brute strength!"]
    Joe Nazario
  3. 2. Down Memory Lame
    Archie
  4. 3. ["At last! A fabulous treasury covering all forty years of America's best-loved comic character!"]
    Perigee Books
  5. 4. The Waiter!
    Charley
  6. 5. You Light up My Life
  7. 6. The Insult That Made a Man out of 'Mac'
    Charles Atlas
  8. 7. Rink Highjinks
    Archie
  9. 8. ["It's a mountain of laughs when you order Jughead with Archie Comics Digest #43"]
    Jughead With Archie Digest
  10. 9. ["You'll get it all together when you order Laugh Comics Digest #33"]
    Laugh Comics Digest
  11. 10. Tarzan of Riverdale
    Archie
  12. 11. ["We're the toys that you fill with candy treats!"]
    Pez
  13. 12. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
    Mike Marvel Dynaflex System
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  15. 14. ["Daddy is kind of depressed today!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. ["Not 2 but 3 for $1.00"]
    Archie Comics
  17. 16. ["Reward $3000.00 for this penny!"]
    Best Values Co.
  18. 17. ["100 little dolls all for $5.00"]
    The 100 Doll Company
  19. 18. Mind Grind
    Archie
  20. 19. ["Poster Spectacular #68"]
    Mail-Away, Inc.
  21. 20. ["Earn famous name prizes or earn $1.00 a box cash"]
    Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales
  22. 21. What Good Taste
    Hostess Twinkies; Josie
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