(1962-63)

Archie, 1962 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
once a year
On-sale Date
1962-06-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1962 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

[No Parking] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

How To Become A Teen-Age Rock 'N' Roll Singer (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie Says / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews (host); Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Instructional pamphlet on how to become a teen idol.
Reprints

Yes, My Darling Daughter! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Six illustrated examples of one-line gags of the "She was only..." genre.
Reprints

Madhouse Hall of Fame (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews (host); Yvonne Yeller; Silvester Sliderule; Wilma Goosepimple; Graham Groober; Stretch Mactavish; Cyrus Grumps; Ken Kaynein; Thelma Trueheart
Reprints

Last Laff (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
"They laughed when I sat down at the piano..."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on the old advertisement which stated "they laughed when I sat down at the piano..."

If Teen Agers Ran The Airlines...! (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones (host); Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Alterations to airline procedure that would appeal to a teenage audience, including new uniforms, beat-talking pilots, and center aisle bowling.
Reprints

The Beatnik Monster (Table of Contents: 6)

Mad House Monster Of The Month / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Illustration of a monster and the characteristics that make him a beatnik.
Reprints

Madhouse Book Of Useless Knowledge (Table of Contents: 7)

Dilton Says / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dilton Doiley (host); Sheldon Broadbeam; Nero; Clyde Po Diddit; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis
Silly facts like all the aardvarks in South America are married.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

feature based on previous indexer using the first words of the introduction as "feature"

How To Win A Fight With Your Boy/Girl Friend (Table of Contents: 8)

Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones]; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis
Examples of how to avoid fights between lovers, or to make up if you have one, illustrated by Archie, Betty and Veronica.
Reprints

Lights Camera Action! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Director Otto von Jughead [Jughead Jones] (host); Elvis Rockmore
Synopsis
Otto von Jughead shows us how action star Elvis Rockmore is saved from missing a trapeze, being thrown off a cliff, meeting a bear, and meeting a vampire.
Reprints

The Discovery Of Talking! (Table of Contents: 10)

Clyde Diddit Presents Great Moments In History / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Clyde Diddit (host); Sturdevant Snerd
Synopsis
The unseen Clyde Diddit recounts how angry taxi driver Sturdevant Snerd cursed and discovered the ability to talk.

Indexer Notes

Only new story to appear in this issue; it might have been a stock story that went unused after Madhouse's format change between Issues 17 and 18.

If Teen-Agers Re-Wrote History (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews (host); Elvis Presley; Fabian; Pat Boone; Rick Nelson; Liberace; Minerva Fludge; Alvin Spelvin; Davy Croakitt; Genevieve Grunch; Clyde Diddit (mentioned); Sheldon Broadbeam (mentioned)
Synopsis
Changes to history if teenagers were in charge, including changing Mount Rushmore to Mount Rock-n-Rollmore, changing the titles of history books, and recognizing new national heroes.
Reprints

Words Of Wis-Dumb! (Table of Contents: 12)

Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Juggie [Jughead Jones] (host)
Synopsis
Aunt Juggie presents general advice to teenagers.
Reprints

Water Boy (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead Dipsy Doodles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead paints wilted flowers, and then pours water on the painting to make the flowers grow.
Reprints

Archie In Wonderland! (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty Says / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Alice]; Jughead Jones [as the White Rabbit]; Veronica Lodge [as The Queen of Hearts]; Reggie Mantle [as The Knave of Hearts]; Mr. Weatherbee [as The Mad Hatter]
Synopsis
The "Alice In Wonderland" story is redone in a Riverdale setting.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

next issue: "King Archie And His Round Table"

Do-It-Yourself Comics! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis
A blank comic page entitled "The Hilarious Adventures of Clyde Diddit (Who He?)", complete with panel grids and lettered sound effects, is presented for the reader to draw in the action.
Reprints

Madhouse Beauty Hints! (Table of Contents: 16)

Antione De La Jughead Presents / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Antoine De La Jughead [Jughead Jones]; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Antoine De La Jughead gives us some beauty tips.
Reprints

What Really Happened..! (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Clyde Diddit (mentioned)
Synopsis
Historical American events are contrasted with parodies performed by the Riverdale gang.
Reprints

Pen Pals (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Answers to pen pal solicitations are presented, and then the authors are revealed.
Reprints

If Teen-Agers Ran The U.N.! (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie Presents / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews (host); Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells us what would happen if teenagers ran the United Nations, including changing the building into the shape of a musical note, updating the U.N. Girl Guide uniform, and creating new international agencies.
Reprints

Realistic Dolls! (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and Veronica Say / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
Bob White

Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper (host); Veronica Lodge (host)
Synopsis
Examples of genre-specific toy dolls, including the Quiz Doll, the Private Eye Doll, and the Rock 'N' Roll Doll.
Reprints

The Madhouse Hall of Fame (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Characters
Anastasia Mozambique; Thaddeus Ugh; Sandy Muhzhikov; Mimi Ommerammergu
Reprints

If Comics Were Sponsored! (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
Bob White
Colors
?
Letters
Marty Epp

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
A typical story in which Mr. Lodge kicks Archie out of the house - except every other line is an advertisement for a product within the story.
Reprints

Monogrammed Hockey Puck (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A fake advertisement for monogrammed hockey pucks.
Reprints

The Archie Way (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie Reports / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie cites comparisons of how he would entertain Veronica versus how Archie would.
Reprints

Teen-Age Life In The Stone Ages (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie Says / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Bill Vigoda.

If Teen-Agers Ran The Schools (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie Says / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob White
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Ricky Nelson; Brigitte Bardot; Esther Williams; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A look at what would happen if teenagers ran the schools. Changes are made to school names, the faculty, textbooks, schedules, report cards, and blackboards.
Reprints

The Middle Ages (Table of Contents: 27)

Teen-Agers of The Past / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Orlando Busino
Pencils
Orlando Busino
Inks
Orlando Busino
Colors
?
Letters
Orlando Busino ?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A series of gags surrounding medieval-era teens.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

Last Laff (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Reprints

Indexer Notes

continuation of previous gag, "they laughed when ..."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Archie Giant Series / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [No Parking]
  2. 1. How To Become A Teen-Age Rock 'N' Roll Singer
    Archie Says
  3. 2. Yes, My Darling Daughter!
  4. 3. Madhouse Hall of Fame
    Archie Presents
  5. 4. Last Laff
    Jughead
  6. 5. If Teen Agers Ran The Airlines...!
    Jughead Says
  7. 6. The Beatnik Monster
    Mad House Monster Of The Month
  8. 7. Madhouse Book Of Useless Knowledge
    Dilton Says
  9. 8. How To Win A Fight With Your Boy/Girl Friend
    Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn
  10. 9. Lights Camera Action!
  11. 10. The Discovery Of Talking!
    Clyde Diddit Presents Great Moments In History
  12. 11. If Teen-Agers Re-Wrote History
    Archie Says
  13. 12. Words Of Wis-Dumb!
    Aunt Juggie's Advice To The Lovelorn
  14. 13. Water Boy
    Jughead Dipsy Doodles
  15. 14. Archie In Wonderland!
    Betty Says
  16. 15. Do-It-Yourself Comics!
  17. 16. Madhouse Beauty Hints!
    Antione De La Jughead Presents
  18. 17. What Really Happened..!
    Veronica Says
  19. 18. Pen Pals
  20. 19. If Teen-Agers Ran The U.N.!
    Archie Presents
  21. 20. Realistic Dolls!
    Betty and Veronica Say
  22. 21. The Madhouse Hall of Fame
  23. 22. If Comics Were Sponsored!
  24. 23. Monogrammed Hockey Puck
  25. 24. The Archie Way
    Reggie Reports
  26. 25. Teen-Age Life In The Stone Ages
    Archie Says
  27. 26. If Teen-Agers Ran The Schools
    Archie Says
  28. 27. The Middle Ages
    Teen-Agers of The Past
  29. 28. ["Yep! Everybody's reading and coloring Little Archie for free!"]
    Little Archie
  30. 29. Last Laff
    Jughead
  31. 30. ["Your Money Buys More When You Buy Archie Giant Series Magazines..."]
    Archie Giant Series
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