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  • Issue #140
    Archie (1943) 140

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Bill Vigoda, Joe Edwards, Terry Szenics and Marty Epp. Mr. Lodge has a miserable day at a public beach, and finally decides to buy the whole beach just for the pleasure of keeping people off it in "Sand Crab"! Plus: Archie says his dog is learning foreign languages in school in the 1-pager "Animal Antics"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Walkee Talkee..." by Joe Edwards; when Mr. Lodge is getting a bad reputation in South America, Archie tries to get him some positive press, but winds up getting his picture published on a reward poster for wanted criminal "Killer" Kane, which leads to Mr. Lodge's arrest and Killer Kane's escape to Brazil in "Press Agent"; and Archie tries to get bulbs for Pop Tate's new fluorescent light fixture, but keeps breaking them on the way to the shop in "Bulb Snatcher"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #141
    Archie (1943) 141

    Cover by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp, Terry Szenics and unknown. Archie breaks a date with Veronica when he has to tidy up the garden. So Veronica goes searching for Reggie. Betty then comes over to help Archie with the garden in "Job Well Done"! Plus: Li'l Jinx does some window shopping in the 1-pager "Street 'Seen'" by Joe Edwards; Archie gets distracted by other girls while he and Veronica are at the beach in the 1-pager "Backfire"; Archie is given a letter to mail from Veronica in "The Letter"; as usual, Big Moose takes what people say much too literally in "Help Wanted"; and Archie and Veronica play "The Most Dangerous Game" at the Lodges' house -- croquet! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #142
    Archie (1943) 142

    Cover by Harry Lucey. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Terry Szenics, Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick and Joe Edwards. Resenting the teachers' belief that accidents naturally happen when he's around, Archie tries to prove that trouble can happen when he's not around in "Trouble Spot"! Plus: two-panel gags with Archie, Betty and Veronica in the 1-pager "Double Takes!"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "No Match!" by Joe Edwards; everything Archie does brings a little more hilarity into Mr. Lodge's life in "Gloom Chaser"; Archie bends down to read a message on the sidewalk, only to discover that it's part of another Reggie prank in "Get the Message!"; and Archie isn't too worried when Reggie takes Veronica out driving in "Hate Affair"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #143
    Archie (1943) 143

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Terry Szenics and unknown. The students protest Mr. Weatherbee's cancellation of the school dance class in "Strike Up the Band"! Plus: Archie and Veronica in a Christmas pin-up; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "To Her Credit!" by Joe Edwards; a mysterious unseen person is jumping out of the shadows and kissing all the girls in the infamous tale "The Kisser Strikes!"; and Archie lectures Veronica for her jealousy, even as he's hitting on another cute girl in "The Lecture"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #144
    Archie (1943) 144

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Terry Szenics and unknown. Archie and the gang come up with a D-U-H cheer, much to Mr. Weatherbee's disapproval, in "The Cheer Leader"! Plus: Li'l Jinx tries to become a bubble-gum champ in the 1-pager "Bubble Trouble!" by Joe Edwards; "Archie Winter Pin-up"; Mr. Lodge and Archie have a ski race in "Snow Job"; Archie and Reggie disguise a tackling dummy with a mask and coat and cause havoc at school in "Dummy Up"; and Archie's friends wonder why he's standing on the street corner during a snowstorm in "Snow Go"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #145
    Archie (1943) 145
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Water damage.
    • Heavy writing on back cover.

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Terry Szenics and unknown. Veronica's pearl necklace breaks in the school hall, and one by one, the teachers slip on the lost pearls and are taken out of commission in "Pearl Divers"! Plus: Mr. Weatherbee tells Moose to think of him as a father in the half-pager "Unexpected Sit-Uation"; Jughead stops Souphead from playing the drum in the half-pager "Beat Nix"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Now 'Ear This" by Joe Edwards; the gang goes to a ski resort, where Archie causes major damage at the lodge, and almost causes even more damage to himself on the slopes in "Ski Bums"; and Reggie has to carry Archie to the Chok'lit Shoppe after losing a bet in "Winner Take All"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #146
    Archie (1943) 146

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and unknown. Betty and Veronica convince Archie that he's like a tiger, a predatory beast. Midge witnesses him around Betty and Veronica and begs Big Moose to leave him alone, fearing the worst, in "Tiger"! Plus: On their way to prom, Archie's car gets a flat tire in "The Prom"; Archie and Veronica have been fighting a lot lately, so Veronica takes him to the Lodge's gym for a chat, which includes a boxing ring, in the half-pager "Fight Delight"; the kids are trying to be quiet at the Lodge home, and that's what's troubling Mr. Lodge in the half-pager "Silence Is Not Golden"; Li'l Jinx is bored with TV, and her dad suggests she go to the movies in the 1-pager "Nix Pix" by Joe Edwards; Mrs. Andrews asks Archie to return something Mrs. Jones left at the Andrews' house earlier -- her purse -- in "Mission Accomplished"; and Archie and Jughead help the girls pull taffy, but the taffy is too big, too hot and too sticky in "In The Stretch"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #147
    Archie (1943) 147

    Cover by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and unknown. Archie tries to teach Moose not to get so angry when other boys talk to Midge in "The GENTLEman"! Plus: Veronica wants her father to buy Archie for her as a birthday present -- and he agrees -- in "Boxed In"; Archie tries to help Betty when she falls and hurts herself, but she doesn't appreciate it in "Carry On"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Top Draw!" by Joe Edwards; and Archie gets in trouble making a ball out of rubber bands in "More Bounce to the Ounce"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #148
    Archie (1943) 148

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Samm Schwartz, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and unknown. Mr. Andrews sends Archie to the store to buy a new garbage can. But when Reggie teases Archie about his car, Archie throws the new trashcan over Reggie. Reggie gets stuck in it and dents it a few times getting out, much to Mr. Andrews' dismay in "Litter Perfect!" Plus: Archie playfully buries Veronica in the sand while at the beach in the 0.66-pager "Sign Savvy"; Li'l Jinx is practicing some loud dance steps in the 1-pager "Some Old Steps" by Joe Edwards; Archie decides to make a plaster mold of his foot for a speech in "Footsore And Weary"; Archie needs to cut a piece of wood to a specific size to fix his stereo cabinet in "Measure Up"; and Archie wears a funny wig to the Lodges' house in "Just For Fun"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #149
    Archie (1943) 149
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards, George Gladir and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Samm Schwartz, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and unknown. Archie and Reggie have a race to see who can reach Veronica's house first while balancing a freshly-baked pizza on his head in "The Great Pizza Race"! Plus: Archie can't spell a girl's last name in the 0.6-pager "Tame Name"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Swell Shells" by Joe Edwards; Archie is on his way to Veronica's house with a basket of goodies in "Little Red Archiekins"; the boys admire the girls in their jungle-patterned bathing suits in the 1-pager "Cute Suit"; after Archie accuses him of being too easily distracted by food, Jughead tries to prove he's literally inseparable from his buddy in "The Buddy System"; and after a discussion of what does and does not constitute a "battering ram," Archie and Jughead go to Mr. Lodge's house to knock down an old fence in "Batter Late"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #150
    Archie (1943) 150

    Cover pencils by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Mario Acquaviva and unknown. Mr. Lodge has Archie take a borrowed boat back to the mechanic and exchange it for Mr. Lodge's boat, which was being repaired. But Archie isn't sure about the boats' controls and ends up causing more damage in "Cruise Director"! Plus: Archie gets Joe to give him some gas quick as Archie is late to a ball game in the 1-pager "A Gasser"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "That's What Counts" by Joe Edwards; Archie accidentally drops a beaker of acid that eats through the chemistry floor in "The Acid Test"; when Archie leaves Betty and Jughead to spend time with Veronica, the two jilted friends curse the two lovers in "Spellbound"; and Archie picks some of Mr. Lodge's prize roses as a gift to Veronica in "Everything's Coming Up Roses"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #151
    Archie (1943) 151

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Mario Acquaviva and Joe Edwards. Midge asks Archie to walk her home at night, which he does reluctantly. When Moose sees them, he offers to walk Archie home, and Archie fears it's just an excuse to beat him up in "Protection"! Plus: When Fred is asked to see Mr. Weatherbee about Archie, he fears the worst, and dreams that he's on trial for driving Archie to a life of delinquency in "Not Guilty"; there is one word Li'l Jinx can read on the cereal box in the 1-pager "Word Wise" by Joe Edwards; Veronica is testing various lipsticks on Archie to find one that's "kiss-proof" in an "Archie Pin-Up Page"; Archie shows Mr. Lodge his trick lamp, which makes it look like he's lighting it by plugging it into his mouth, in "Most Illuminating"; the Green-Eyed Monster of jealousy explains that business is good in Riverdale, but there was a time he almost lost his most jealous client, Moose, in "Call Me Jealous"; and Fred comments on Archie's phone usage in the 0.25-pager "Number Please"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #152
    Archie (1943) 152

    "Stripe Gripe"; Looking for attention, Archie wears an outfit with horizontal stripes on the shirt and vertical stripes on the pants. "Black and White" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Wordmanship," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie decides to speak formally and expand his vocabulary, but everyone makes fun of him. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "The Quitter," pencils by Harry Lucey; Smithers tells Mr. Lodge he is quitting because of Archie's antics; Mr. Lodge tries to get him to stay, but after reviewing the problems Archie has caused him decides to leave with Smithers. Archie Club News. "Kitchen Kapers," pencils by Harry Lucey; In a weak moment, Gaston allows Archie in the Lodge kitchen to bake a cake for Veronica's birthday, leading to a series of slapstick gags. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #153
    Archie (1943) 153

    Cover by Harry Lucey & Mario Acquaviva. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Vincent DeCarlo, Mario Acquaviva and Marty Epp. In prehistoric times, Archie and Reggie argue with Betty and Veronica over how to develop a language in "Language Barrier"! Plus: Archie and Veronica suspect some kind of parent-teacher conspiracy when they learn that their fathers are having a secretive meeting with Mr. Weatherbee on Friday night in "The Get Together"; Archie tells us that "nothing ever happens in Riverdale," not noticing either the massive damage he causes or the rampaging gorilla who has escaped from the circus, in "Dullsville!"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "A Fair Share" by Joe Edwards; and when Archie leaves the house without helping his mother or even wishing her a happy birthday, an angry Fred goes out to retrieve his ungrateful son in "The Ingrate"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #154
    Archie (1943) 154

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Mario Acquaviva and Joe Edwards. Archie gets interested in skateboarding, buys a board from a little kid, and brings it to school. All the guys are fascinated with the new sport, but it's Mr. Weatherbee who winds up taking a ride on the board in "A Good Skate"! Plus: While visiting a space research center owned by Mr. Lodge, Archie and Jughead have a mix-up with a photography machine and are mistaken for Martian spies in "Martian Menace"; after Archie shatters Mr. Weatherbee's office door with a basketball, Mr. Weatherbee keeps accidentally breaking glass every time he tries to tell Archie off in "The Glass Breakers"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Hide and Seek" by Joe Edwards; and Archie spills a little bit of oil on the school floor, and everyone winds up slipping on it in "Oil's Well"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #155
    Archie (1943) 155

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Bob Bolling, Joe Edwards and Mario Acquaviva. When Veronica makes plans to stop by the Andrews house, Archie goes into a cleaning frenzy and gets his parents to change into more formal attire in "A House Is a Home"! Plus: Despite his best schemes, Reggie is continually thwarted in breaking up Archie and Veronica in "Tho Be It"; Mr. Weatherbee adds some "Jiffy-Gro" to his rubber plant, hoping it will grow in "Green Thumb"; Li'l Jinx and Gigi work on their spelling skills in the 1-pager "A Bad Spell" by Joe Edwards; and Archie has several misadventures when he brings a new lamp post from the store back home for his dad in "Light Work"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #156
    Archie (1943) 156

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Mario Acquaviva, Joe Edwards and Dan DeCarlo & unknown. When Archie breaks a date with Betty again, she snaps and decides to murder him. After Betty makes several attempts on Archie's life, involving falling trees and wagons full of bricks, Jughead suggests that Archie try to pacify her in "Woman Scorned"! Plus: Li'l Jinx practices her art by adding facial features to both posters around town and pictures in the museum in the 1-pager "Getting Arty!" by Joe Edwards; Archie and the Gang in the 1-pager "Hip Quips" (three 2-panel gags); Coach Kleats gets Big Moose to let Archie throw him a few times in wrestling to help boost Archie's confidence in the sport in "Bully For You"; Mr. Lodge's psychiatrist wants to meet the root of his frustrations, namely Archie, in "Couch Coach"; and both Archie and Veronica try to figure out what she sees in him without success in "Who Me?" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #157
    Archie (1943) 157

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Mario Acquaviva and Vincent DeCarlo. Tired of Betty's and Veronica's fighting, Archie creates signs and graffiti demanding peace in "Signs of Peace"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Sky Pictures" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Veronica pin-up; Mr. Lodge, convinced that Archie will do him harm, repeatedly harms himself while trying to avoid Archie, while Archie does nothing but stand around and say the word "but" in "What's In a Word?"; Archie creates a Jekyll-and-Hyde potion that makes him look exactly like Reggie in "Medical Madness"; and Veronica demands that Archie get a new car in "The Favor"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #158
    Archie (1943) 158
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Samm Schwartz. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Vincent DeCarlo, Marty Epp and Mario Acquaviva. After Reggie soaks him with a water balloon, Archie has to wear Veronica's negligee while waiting for his clothes to dry in "The Wrong End"! Plus: Li'l Jinx takes up finger-painting in the 1-pager "Old Finger!" by Joe Edwards; a girl with the same beach umbrella as Betty's sets of a series of misunderstandings that get Archie in trouble with two jealous boyfriends in "The Umbrella Man"; Veronica covers everything in her house, including the floors, with a spray that makes things look shiny, but also makes them extremely slippery in "Push Button"; and the girls bother Archie while he's fishing in "Off the Hook"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #159
    Archie (1943) 159

    Cover by Bill Vigoda & Marty Epp. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards, George Gladir and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Mario Acquaviva, Joe Edwards and Bill Vigoda & Marty Epp. Jughead bets Archie that he can't spend one day without female companionship, and Archie escapes to an island to get away from Betty and Veronica in "Male Call"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "See Saw" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Veronica get stuck in a traffic jam on the way to the lake in the 1-pager "Jam Jest"; Archie hits on a bathing suit model, leading to violent fighting among Veronica, the model and Betty in "Take Your Choice"; Mr. Lodge tries to inspire Archie by telling him the story of how he made his fortune in "Inspiration"; and Betty asks Archie if he'll love her when she's "old, worn and jaded," and is offended when he jokingly implies that she already is in "Jaded Jest"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #160
    Archie (1943) 160

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Mario Acquaviva and unknown. Archie shows off his ability to lift barbells in "Barbelles"! Plus: Archie and Jughead find a book of magic spells in the library, and unknown to them, all the spells affect Reggie in "Book Banter"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Book Learning!" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Jughead go outside, but still manage to ruin Fred's day in "The Payoff"; and Archie becomes the fortune-teller "The Great Mysto" in "Mysto Mess"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #161
    Archie (1943) 161

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Dan DeCarlo, Mario Acquaviva, Vincent DeCarlo and unknown. Archie demonstrates Fireman's Carry in "Carry On"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "A Hit Miss!" by Joe Edwards; Betty and Archie pin-up; Archie gets a Hawaiian scent that he's seen advertised in a commercial, but it only makes him irresistible to Hawaiian girls in "Hawaiian Punch"; Betty and Archie go "gamboling," leading to many arguments involving the word's similarity to "gambling" in "Play the Odds"; and Mr. Lodge hides his jewels in a fish tank, which Archie removes from the house in "Rocks In His Head"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #162
    Archie (1943) 162

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Dan DeCarlo, Marty Epp and Mario Acquaviva. Veronica sets up a race between Archie and Reggie, with the winner getting a "big surprise" from her. But Jughead and Betty slow Archie down and he loses the race in "Fleet Foot"! Plus: Li'l Jinx's dad tries to do a figure "8" on the frozen pond in the 1-pager "It Figures" by Joe Edwards; Archie, Veronica and Mr. Lodge pin-up; Archie uses some junk to convince Reggie that he's got incredible strength and a short temper in "Strong Contender"; Archie finds he can't stop dancing after he and Veronica leave a dance hall in "Dance Crazy"; and Archie hightails it out of the Lodge home when Betty calls and says she's found a rare stamp in "Stamp of Approval"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #163
    Archie (1943) 163

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, George Gladir, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, John Rosenberger, Marty Epp, Mario Acquaviva and unknown. Archie thinks he's lost his wallet in a snow drift and enlists his friends to find it in "The Wallet"! Plus: Jughead sweet-talks Archie into paying for lunch in the 1-pager "Perfect Pal"; Hap desires more detail from Li'l Jinx on her day at school in the 1-pager "Nothing" by Joe Edwards; Archie practices his dance moves while ice skating in the 1-pager "Guessing Game"; Coach Kleats tries to motivate Archie by planting a taped distress call from Veronica in his football helmet in "Line Plunge"; Reggie hires a boy to feed incorrect information to Archie to get him away from Veronica in "Whose Move?"; and Archie wants to try out for band, so he roams the halls practicing his trumpet to the irritation of Mr. Weatherbee in "Little Boy Blew"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #164
    Archie (1943) 164
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached, held together by tape. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Mario Acquaviva and Marty Epp. Archie tries to fix a broken door bell at the Lodges' home in "Bells Are Ringing"! Plus: Veronica has Archie picked up by two private detectives and brought to her house for tea in "What Price Archie?"; Veronica knits Archie a huge muffler that causes chaos at the school in "Muffled Madness"; Li'l Jinx offers to help her dad paint the stair banister in the 1-pager "Speed Up" by Joe Edwards; and Reggie shows Archie a trick ball that doesn't bounce straight in "The Bouncer"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #165
    Archie (1943) 165

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp, Mario Acquaviva and unknown. Archie gives his last goodbyes to everyone as he goes to his final destiny -- a dinner at the Lodges, cooked by Veronica, in "Dinner Belle"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pagers "Big Shot" and "Spider Fighter" by Joe Edwards; Mr. Lodge has a nightmare that Archie married Veronica and that he hired Archie to run the plant in "Dream Boy"; Archie wins a race and gets a kiss from Veronica in the 1-pager "Rave Race"; Archie is called a model date in the half-pager "Book Look"; Mr. Lodge talks about his grades in the half-pager "Mark Lark"; the gang tries to help Archie get rid of his hiccups in "Repeat Performance"; and Reggie and Archie battle for the hand of Veronica, like the knights of old, in "Joust In Fun"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #166
    Archie (1943) 166

    Cover pencils by Bob White. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and George Gladir. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Dan DeCarlo, Marty Epp and Mario Acquaviva. Betty receives a wedding invitation for Archie and Veronica in "The Printed Word"! Plus: Li'l Jinx asks to go out to play when someone accuses her of being scared in the 1-pager "Do's & Don'ts" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Veronica pin-up; when Reggie claims he's perfect, Archie and the gang put it to the test in "The Perfect Fool"; Reggie is determined to win the school's outstanding athlete award at any cost in "Sport Report"; and Archie accidentally causes physical pain to everyone while remaining unscathed himself in "Moving Target"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #167
    Archie (1943) 167

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Bill Vigoda, Vincent DeCarlo and Marty Epp. The kids are playing with hoses to cool themselves off during a two month old heat wave. But when Archie grabs the hoses away from the girls, Mr. Lodge sees the water falling like rain and believes the drought is over. He then calls a neighbor to claim a bet between the two men that the drought is over in "Heat Rave"! Plus: Greg invites Li'l Jinx to a game of baseball, but she has to clean her room first in the 1-pager "A Fast Ball" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Reggie exchange gardening insults in the 0.66-pager "The Green Scene"; Reggie demands satisfaction after Archie insults him and steals Veronica from him in "The Mechanic"; determined to beat Reggie and win back the girls, Archie decides to teach himself how to use a surfboard in "Board Game"; and Mr. Lodge hires Archie to mow his lawn when the gardener is drafted in "Power Packed"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #168
    Archie (1943) 168

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Vincent DeCarlo and Joe Edwards. Betty asks Archie why he ran into a tree. His sarcastic reply sets off a chain of even worse accidents in "One Lump or Two"! Plus: When Mr. Lodge's gardener quits, Archie tries to get in good with Veronica's old man by clearing brush and leaves from his yard in "Fair-Haired Boy"; the boys try to trick the girls into thinking that Archie is great with a bow and arrow in "String Along"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "A Lesson" by Joe Edwards; and the boys play pranks on the girls using plastic insects in "Don't Bug Me"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #169
    Archie (1943) 169

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Vincent DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and Vincent DeCarlo. Reggie leaves a dollar bill on the sidewalk, sparking an argument between Archie, who wants to pick it up, and Veronica, who considers it unsanitary to pick things up off the sidewalk, in "Germ Warfare"! Plus: Reggie breaks the lampshade that Archie was bringing to the church rummage sale, and comes up with a "shrewd" way to get a replacement for almost nothing in "Shades of Larceny"; Mr. Lodge mistakes a bathrobe-clad Archie for his daughter in "Trouble Free"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Undercover Girl!" by Joe Edwards; and the boys try playing pranks on Mr. Weatherbee and filming his reactions, a la the TV show Candid Camera, in "Watch the Birdie"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #170
    Archie (1943) 170

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Vincent DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and George Gladir. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Dan DeCarlo, Marty Epp and Vincent DeCarlo. When Archie asks his "pater" for some money, Fred makes him paint the house, and the result is that Fred winds up covered in two cans of paint in "Oh Dad, Poor Dad"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "A Good Sign" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Veronica pin-up; Mr. Lodge and Reggie team up to try to get Archie out of their hair by sending him on a meaningless errand that will get his car stuck in mud in "Dust to Dust"; when Archie and Reggie hear that Big Ethel has two tickets to the All-Star Game, they compete for the chance to ask her out in "All Star Lover"; and Archie tells Reggie that he's breaking a date with Veronica to visit a "sick aunt," when he's actually going out with another girl, in "Sick Trick"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #171
    Archie (1943) 171

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Vincent DeCarlo and Joe Edwards. A blow to the head gives Archie amnesia, which leads him to kiss Midge in "Remember the Daze"! Plus: Reggie and Veronica try to open Archie's bag to see what he's got in there, despite Betty's warnings that they're violating the Constitutional protection against search and seizure, in "In the Bag"; Archie discovers that the town is haunted by the spirit of the ugly Malarky McGurk, who brings grave misfortune to anyone who utters his name, in "The Name Game"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Thin Think!" by Joe Edwards; and the kids complain to the mayor about his failure to keep the park clean, but he gets in trouble for hiring his brother-in-law to do the cleaning in "Rise and Shine"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #172
    Archie (1943) 172

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Vincent DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Dan DeCarlo and Vincent DeCarlo. Archie tries to celebrate the beauty and innocence of winter, but everyone and everything is conspiring to make him hate the snow in "Winter Wonderland"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Fully Equipped" by Joe Edwards; Archie pin-up; Archie sees a trail of dainty footprints in the snow, accompanied by bigger footprints, and becomes convinced that the prints are those of Veronica and Reggie in "Trail's End!"; Archie wants to tell Veronica off, but decides to spend a week practicing on other people first in "Sound Off"; and Veronica tricks Archie into signing a contract that reads "The world has my permission to clobber me if I'm ever seen with any girl but Veronica Lodge" in "The Contract"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #173
    Archie (1943) 173

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Vincent DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Vincent DeCarlo and Mario Acquaviva. Mr. Weatherbee doesn't want to get involved in any punishments in the hours before he goes on his vacation, and Archie and Reggie realize that this leaves them free to do whatever they want in "Lost Weekend"! Plus: Archie becomes a well-dressed, completely obnoxious "Man About Town"; Veronica and Reggie are going on a bus trip that's exclusively for athletes and cheerleaders in "Fare Enough"; Li'l Jinx protects a butterfly from Greg's net in the 1-pager "Using Her Head!" by Joe Edwards; and the narrator introduces us to a typical day in the lives of the five core members of the Archie gang in "Take a Day... Any Day!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #174
    Archie (1943) 174
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Dan DeCarlo, Vincent DeCarlo and Mario Acquaviva. Reggie causes great pain to Archie during a game of mixed doubles tennis in "Racket Romance"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Low Cost Overhead!" by Joe Edwards; Betty and Veronica pin-up; Archie offers to help Mr. Lodge improve the security system in his house in "Safe Unsound"; Mr. Weatherbee tries to find out who wrote "Reggie is a Rat Fink" on the school wall in "The Sign"; and Veronica demands Archie get a job, and then thinks he's getting revenge for her harsh words by two-timing her with another girl in "The Big Spender"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #175
    Archie (1943) 175

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp, Mario Acquaviva and Vincent DeCarlo. While Archie and Veronica are busy kissing, Betty answers the doorbell at the Lodge home, and winds up being whisked away to star in a commercial that Veronica was supposed to do in "Ring-a-Ding Dong!" Plus: Veronica returns from a trip to London and immediately manipulates Archie away from Betty and over to her house in "Re√ęstablishment"; Reggie sees how Veronica fusses over Archie when he complains about his woes and pains in "The Ways of Women"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "The Write Sign!" by Joe Edwards; and Archie and Veronica accuse their fathers of living in the past and re-hashing the same old stories in "Old Timer's Day"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #176
    Archie (1943) 176
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Vincent DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and unknown. In the woods, Veronica and Betty demonstrate to the boys that screaming is the most effective solution to all problems in "It's a Scream!" Plus: When Archie and Betty are working together, Veronica launches an all-out espionage offensive including fake newspapers, secret agents, hidden cameras and microphones in "I Spy"; Reggie learns why it's against the law to open fire hydrants if there isn't a fire in "One Good Turn!"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "No Know" by Joe Edwards; and Archie and his dad make a bet over which one of them will be the first to have trouble with his car in "A Pair of Aces"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #177
    Archie (1943) 177
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Dan DeCarlo, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp, Rudy Lapick and Mario Acquaviva. Archie tries to get revenge on Reggie by asking Moose to deliver a "message" to him in "Messenger Service"! Plus: Archie and Betty pin-up; Mr. Lodge and Smithers celebrate the fact that Archie is away on vacation, until they become gripped by the fear that he could return any minute and break everything, in "Destruct"; wWhen Veronica accuses him of lacking poetry and romance, Archie brushes up on poetry and starts talking in flowery language all the time in "Poetic License"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "All Wet!" by Joe Edwards; and after Betty replaces Veronica as the model for Archie's photography, Veronica uses violent techniques to teach Betty how to pose in "Range Finder"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #178
    Archie (1943) 178

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp, Mario Acquaviva and unknown. Reggie keeps sabotaging Archie to prevent him from getting to a date with Veronica in "Impossible Journey"! Plus: When Mr. Weatherbee gets hit on the head with a ball, he and Miss Grundy try to use "Teenese," the round-about questioning technique, to find out who was playing ball in school in "Teenese"; a Reggie prank leaves Archie stuck to a fence, and to get him to school, his friends have to saw off the fence and carry him in in "Stick With It"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Splash Down" by Joe Edwards; and Archie starts a business as a press agent in "Oh Fleeting Fame"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #179
    Archie (1943) 179

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp, Mario Acquaviva and unknown. On a date with Betty, Archie first spends most of his time trying to avoid being spotted by Veronica, then stalking Veronica on her date with another boy in "Trust In Me"! Plus: On a trip to an Egyptian tomb, Jughead and Veronica discover a room full of ancient treasure, and dress up as the Pharaoh and his Queen Ah Shetup in "Pharaoh Foul"; Archie annoys everyone at school by speaking in rhyme all the time in "From Bad To Verse"; Li'l Jinx experiments with wearing high heels in the 1-pager "Ready But Unsteady" by Joe Edwards; and Archie attaches a can of paint with a hole in it to the back of Reggie's car, so he can tail Reggie and Veronica on their date, in "Line Drive"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #180
    Archie (1943) 180
    • Staple rust. Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Mario Acquaviva and unknown. Betty, Archie, Moose and Midge conspire to make Veronica think there's a new fad for men to carry women around on their backs. She responds by donning a riding outfit and riding Reggie, complete with a crop, in "They're Off!" Plus: Archie annoys Veronica and her father by constantly taking and developing photographs, but one of his pictures turns out to contain the evidence of a major crime at Mr. Lodge's plant in "Blow Up"; on a dare from Reggie, Archie comes to school wearing a birdcage on his head in "Lullaby of Birdbrain"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "It Figures!" by Joe Edwards; and in Ancient Rome, the evil Regibus and the treacherous daughter of Senator Lodge conspire to poison the Emperor Archie and remove him from the throne in "Teaser for Caesar"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #181
    Archie (1943) 181

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle. Art by Harry Lucey, Marty Epp, Mario Acquaviva and unknown. Lacking the money for a ticket, Archie gets a job at the new swinging discotheque, and tries to sneak away from his work with the flashing lights to get a dance with Veronica in "Money Makes the Scene"! Plus: The gang thinks they've discovered the remains of an ancient American monarchy, and start digging on the school grounds to find more evidence in "Royal Dig"; when Veronica is catching a cold due to her skimpy winter outfit, Archie gives her an elaborate remedy to stave off the cold in "Young Doc Andrews"; and Archie manages to raise the money to take Veronica to a big ball, but doesn't have anything left over in "Hey, Big Spender!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #182
    Archie (1943) 182

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and Mario Acquaviva. Archie finds a book of free passes to the Roving Eye Discotheque, but needs to take a job at the disco to earn enough money to pay for the remaining cost of taking Veronica there, in "All Work and No Pay"! Plus: After Miss Grundy accidentally drops a potted plant that Betty gave her, circumstances keep making it look to everyone else like Archie is trying to destroy the plant in "That Guilty Feeling"; a line is jutting out from the title of the story and running right through the panels and all across the story, causing the characters to get tangled up in it in "The Line"; Li'l Jinx falls asleep in the middle of a bedtime story in the 1-pager "The End" by Joe Edwards; and Archie's dog "Noname" is trained to fetch women, tugging at their skirts so that Archie can get introduced to them, in "A Boy and His Dog"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #183
    Archie (1943) 183

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and Mario Acquaviva. When Archie needs money for a dance but is too proud to borrow it, Pop gives him the money in exchange for doing some work later, when needed. Unfortunately he's needed on the night of the dance in "Work It Off"! Plus: The prehistoric Archie gang invents the concept of peace, holds the world's first love-in, and convinces everyone in prehistoric Riverdale to burn their weapons in "The First Peace"; the teachers see Archie and Jughead leave the lab with a chemical solution and apply it to the school walls in "Burning Affection"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "It's True!" by Joe Edwards; and Archie accuses his friends of putting a "whammy" on him in "Wham Wham Whammy"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #184
    Archie (1943) 184

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Mario Acquaviva and Marty Epp. Archie considers himself a "dumb, stupid, ignorant, wishy-washy excuse for a man" because of his inability to decide between Betty and Veronica in "Hard Choice"! Plus: The thrilling story of Archie and Reggie's rivalry over Veronica is constantly interrupted by commercials in "Soap Opera"; everyone tries to stop Jughead from picking up a pair of theatre tickets in "Tickets To Trouble"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Down and Out!" by Joe Edwards; and Archie vehemently denies that he lets Veronica treat him "like a pet poodle," but obeys whenever he hears her say "sit," in "Dog Daze"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #185
    Archie (1943) 185

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and unknown. The Archies can't find a place to practice because adults can't abide their noisy music. Finally they come up with a way to practice at the Cooper house without bothering Mrs. Cooper in "Music Soothes"! Plus: When Pop Tate plans to close down the Chok'lit Shoppe due to lack of funds, Mr. Lodge arranges for a Hollywood movie crew to pay Pop to film a scene there in "The Comeback"; tired of going on cheap dates with Archie, Veronica demands that he get a job so he can afford to take her dancing in "Sleepy Time Guy"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Time Out For Talking" by Joe Edwards; and Mr. Lodge puts his tropical fish in his swimming pool in "Aquanuts"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #186
    Archie (1943) 186
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Water damage.

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Chic Stone and Marty Epp. In a parody of "Trouble" from THE MUSIC MAN, the narrator explains that Archie has got trouble with a capital T, and that rhymes with P, and that stands for Pool -- that is, the pool in Veronica's house, which tempts Archie to try and live a life of luxury he can't afford! Plus: When Fred makes Archie paint the house, the girls rush over to help Archie, and they mostly succeed in doing physical harm to Fred, in "Paint By Number"; Archie has images of Betty and Veronica on everything, including a reversible picture that allows him to display either one of them depending on who's there, in "Lest You Forget"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "On the Spot" by Joe Edwards; and Archie is despondent about being broke in "Root of Evil"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #187
    Archie (1943) 187
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and unknown. Archie and his friends swap anecdotes about how, whenever someone tells them not to let something happen (like "mind you don't trip"), it happens. Veronica proves them right by constantly jinxing Archie with warnings that come true in "Don't Read This!" Plus: Betty claims that some mysterious force keeps her from seeing Archie in "The Last Word"; Mr. Lodge thinks he'll be better off with Dilton hanging around the house rather than Archie, until Dilton's infallible intelligence gets on his nerves in "Archie Come Home"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Sore Loser!" by Joe Edwards; and Archie bothers his dad in the garage and causes him to hurt his finger in "Daddy's Boy"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #188
    Archie (1943) 188

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Dan DeCarlo, Marty Epp and unknown. When Hot Dog howls during a music practice, Fred Andrews tells the Archies that their music is improving. Insulted, they leave the Andrews home, only to be insulted wherever they go in "Howling Success"! Plus: Li'l Jinx is upset about the air pollution because of the mess it's making out of her snowman in the 1-pager "An Airy Feeling" by Joe Edwards; The Archies pin-up; Prehistoric Archie invents a weapon but he has no luck in figuring out the best way to use it in "Archie Makes His Mark"; Archie is taking his old baby blanket to the cleaners at his mother's request in "Childhood Daze"; and Archie is the master of his fate and the captain of his soul in "Master Mind"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #189
    Archie (1943) 189
    • Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards and unknown. Veronica convinces her father to get the Archies an audition for music producer Don Kirshner in "The Music Man"! Plus: Archie and Jughead are wanted for something different by all the teachers, who fight over which one will get to punish them first, in "Duo In Demand"; Archie declares that this is the day he'll start to get himself in great physical shape, with a regimen of push-ups and jogging, in "Physically Fit"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Don't Walk" by Joe Edwards; and Archie and Jughead remove Mr. Weatherbee's door from his office so that the hinges can be fixed in "Open Door Policy"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.