(October 1988)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
13 times a year: once in July and Nov., three times in Jan. and Sept., and five times in Oct.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
Victor Gorelick; Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)
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 (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, when do the really big fireworks start?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Reprints
Keywords
beach; night; swimsuits

A Public Service Message from Archie Comics (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Chuck Clayton

Indexer Notes

AIDS awareness.

Malice Props (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Betty! What are you doing here?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Betty and Archie land leading roles in a play, Reggie and Veronica try to sabotage them.
Reprints
Keywords
summer theater

Surprise Ending! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Archie and his friends; Sunkist Fun Fruits / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sabrina Wacky Music Puzzle (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Best Catch (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! It's a perfect day for fishing!
Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Elmer Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee and Professor Flutesnoot have a fishing competition; the loser of which has to buy the other a lobster dinner.
Reprints

Chow Hounds (Table of Contents: 6)

Little Ambrose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hot Dogs!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ambrose; Little Jughead; Little Reggie; Little Archie
Synopsis
The guys only let Ambrose come on their picnic if he carries the food and does the cooking.
Reprints

Let's Do the FruitSlush Mush! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Archies; FruitSlush / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

True Clue (Table of Contents: 8)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't try to kid us, Arch!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie was scared while riding the roller coaster.

Ice Cream Break (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at those boys fighting to get near the ice cream truck!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle

Country Clubbing (Table of Contents: 10)

Reggie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Hy Eisman
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come back, Flopsie!
Genre
humor; animal; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Lori; Chauncey; Pip
Synopsis
When Reggie saves Lori's dog she invites him to the country club, but her and her friends make fun of Reggie.
Reprints

Archie's Club News (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Bedrockin' Shakedown (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Post Pebbles Cereal; The Flintstones / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Jughead, when do the really big fireworks start?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. A Public Service Message from Archie Comics
  3. 2. Malice Props
    Archie
  4. 3. Surprise Ending!
    Archie and his friends; Sunkist Fun Fruits
  5. 4. Sabrina Wacky Music Puzzle
  6. 5. The Best Catch
    Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
  7. 6. Chow Hounds
    Little Ambrose
  8. 7. Let's Do the FruitSlush Mush!
    The Archies; FruitSlush
  9. 8. True Clue
    Reggie
  10. 9. Ice Cream Break
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Country Clubbing
    Reggie
  12. 11. Archie's Club News
    Archie Club
  13. 12. Bedrockin' Shakedown
    Post Pebbles Cereal; The Flintstones
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