(1967-68)

Archie, 1962 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Once a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Radio Comics, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Editing
John Goldwater (editor); Richard Goldwater (managing editor)

Issue Notes

NOT saddle-stitched, but squarebound and stapled through, with glued on cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Run Men!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Tiny aliens' space ship is destroyed by skateboarders.

Chester Square and Lester Cool Invite You to the Teen-Age Section (Table of Contents: 1)

Teen-Age Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Bob White
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chester Square; Lester Cool; Bess; Tess
Synopsis
Introduction to the Teenage Section. Les and Ches are reporters covering a tennis match.
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Keywords
tennis

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Dan DeCarlo.

Wild West Days (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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Orlando Busino
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Orlando Busino
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Orlando Busino

Genre
humor
Characters
Randolph; Sam; Lulubelle; Martha; Lucifer; Mat; Chief Thundercloud; Suzan; Tex; David Rockett; Abner
Synopsis
Various two panel gags about teen-agers in the old west.
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Two Left Feet! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Genre
humor
Characters
Lester Cool (host); Sam Twist; Lana
Synopsis
Sam wants to dance but he's got two left feet. However, when he finally learns to dance he invents The Twist.
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If Teen-agers Ran Parents..! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews; Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
How things would be different if teen-agers ran parents.
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Do You Approach The Problems Of Life Like Chester Square...Or Like Lester Cool (Table of Contents: 5)

Lester Cool 'n' Chester Square / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Chester Square; Lester Cool; Jane
Synopsis
The differences between the square and cool way to do things on dates.
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Better Not Believe It! (Table of Contents: 6)

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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Zelda Wiffenpoof; Hi Bludpresher; J. Walker Lowslung; Clinton P. Hornswoggle; Elmer Hook; Ima Gog
Synopsis
Parody of Ripley's Believe It Or Not.
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This Strange Madhouse World (Table of Contents: 7)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Flash Dasher; Rhonda Punch; Milton Gleehope; William Shakerattle
Synopsis
A parody of "strange facts" comics; 4 gags.
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Treasury of Laughs (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Archie's Jokes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Madhouse Hall Of Fame (Table of Contents: 9)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Bruce Bratoslawitch; Wilma Wyandotte; "Buzz" Limber; Gregory Crunch; Norbunk Buggei; Chauncey Hopper; Cora Goonberry
Synopsis
Various claims to fame.
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Nursery Crimes! (Table of Contents: 10)

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humor; satire-parody
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Humpty Dumpty
Synopsis
What Humpty Dumpty would be like as a movie.
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Nursery Crime Of Simple Simon (Table of Contents: 11)

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Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Simple Simon [A. Crumb]; Pieman [Chris Crust]
Synopsis
What Simple Simon would be like as a movie.
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C Vol. 3 (Table of Contents: 12)

Madhouse Encyclopedia / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Chester Square; Lester Cool
Synopsis
Goofy encyclopedia entries for the letter C.
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Indexer Notes

Includes image of cover of Archie's Madhouse (Archie, 1959 Series) #55 (August 1967).

Lights Camera Action (Table of Contents: 13)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones [as Otto Von Jughead]; Elvis Rockmore
Synopsis
Four movie scenes showing how director Jughead gets actor Rockmore out of some jams.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Archie's Pals 'N' Gals / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Space Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Welcome to the Space Section!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
The Pink Martian
Synopsis
Three Martians discuss the treasures they found on various planets.
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Jayson's Return (Table of Contents: 16)

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Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Jayson; Enon; Zog; Xol
Synopsis
Jayson finds oil for the other robots, but it's the wrong oil, foiling the robots' Earth invasion plans.
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Center of Attraction (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

The World of Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents: 18)

The Pink Martian / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
The Pink Martian
Synopsis
The Pink martian helps two astronauts with a "Love Bird's Space Helmet."
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Plight in Pluto (Table of Contents: 19)

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Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Donald; Alice; Plutonian
Synopsis
A Plutonian captures a pair of teen-agers for a zoo exhibit, but has to return them to Earth.
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The Martian Report (Table of Contents: 20)

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Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Zenbo (martian); Mikrik (martian)
Synopsis
A pair of Martians return to Mars with the most fascinating sight of their lives, a woman's purse full of stuff.
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Indexer Notes

The Martians depicted in this story look nothing like the Martians from The Pink Martian feature.

Martian Mission (Table of Contents: 21)

The Pink Martian / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
The Pink Martian (host)
Synopsis
Martians come to Earth to ask for foreign aid from the President.
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Indexer Notes

later reprinted in Archie Comics Digest (Archie, 1973 Series) #260

Space Date (Table of Contents: 22)

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Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Two members of the space patrol have blind dates.
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Launching Pads! (Table of Contents: 23)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones (host)
Synopsis
Some designs for rocket launch pads matching various countries' icons.
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Professor Nonuttin's Science Corner (Table of Contents: 24)

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Genre
humor
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Professor Nonuttin; Professor Seaweed; Professor Von Orbit; Clyde Diddit; Professor A. Shookup
Synopsis
Results of the International Geophysical Year.
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The Teen-Age Machine Age (Table of Contents: 25)

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Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Ways machines can help teen-agers, featuring innovations such as the jukeboxitron and the date-o-mat.
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Indexer Notes

May be part of a recurring feature, as it's labeled "Science Dept."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Monster Section / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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There's nothing like trying my brew!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hilda The Witch
Synopsis
Hilda mixes up a witch's brew which sets her, her cat, and her broom dancing.

A Vampire Meets A Vamp (Table of Contents: 27)

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Genre
humor
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Ludwig the Vampire; Velma; Cupid (a bat)
Synopsis
A vampire falls in love.
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Strife Magazine (Table of Contents: 28)

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Genre
humor
Synopsis
The difficulties of publishing a magazine for monsters.
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The Alligator Man (Table of Contents: 29)

Hilda The Witch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Geoffrey Swamp; D. K.; Nan; Hilda The Witch (host)
Synopsis
After years of playing Alligator Man, actor Geoffrey Swamp seems to turn into an alligator.
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Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free! (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie Comics Magazines / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
House ad for subscriptions to various Archie comics, including a free transparent raincoat with each order over $1.

The Chuck-le Wagon (Table of Contents: 31)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; western-frontier
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Indexer Notes

Two four-panel western themed cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Betty and Veronica Summer Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Run Men!"]
  2. 1. Chester Square and Lester Cool Invite You to the Teen-Age Section
    Teen-Age Section
  3. 2. Wild West Days
    Teen-Agers Of The Past
  4. 3. Two Left Feet!
  5. 4. If Teen-agers Ran Parents..!
    Archie
  6. 5. Do You Approach The Problems Of Life Like Chester Square...Or Like Lester Cool
    Lester Cool 'n' Chester Square
  7. 6. Better Not Believe It!
  8. 7. This Strange Madhouse World
  9. 8. Treasury of Laughs
    Archie's Jokes
  10. 9. Madhouse Hall Of Fame
  11. 10. Nursery Crimes!
  12. 11. Nursery Crime Of Simple Simon
  13. 12. C Vol. 3
    Madhouse Encyclopedia
  14. 13. Lights Camera Action
  15. 14. ["Dig This Crazy Offer!"]
    Archie's Pals 'N' Gals
  16. 15. ["Welcome to the Space Section!"]
    Space Section
  17. 16. Jayson's Return
  18. 17. Center of Attraction
    The World of Archie
  19. 18. Bubble Trouble
    The Pink Martian
  20. 19. Plight in Pluto
  21. 20. The Martian Report
  22. 21. Martian Mission
    The Pink Martian
  23. 22. Space Date
  24. 23. Launching Pads!
  25. 24. Professor Nonuttin's Science Corner
  26. 25. The Teen-Age Machine Age
  27. 26. ["There's nothing like trying my brew!"]
    Monster Section
  28. 27. A Vampire Meets A Vamp
  29. 28. Strife Magazine
  30. 29. The Alligator Man
    Hilda The Witch
  31. 30. Archie Says...Get This Raincoat Free!
    Archie Comics Magazines
  32. 31. The Chuck-le Wagon
  33. 32. ["Veronica! I think every boy on the beach is after us!"]
    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun
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