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  • Issue #190
    Archie (1943) 190

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and unknown. The Archies hold a seance in "If the Spirit Moves You"! Plus: Archie puts on a ski mask to avoid being seen carrying Veronica's packages in "The Masked Marvel"; a boy named Jack and a girl named Jill are sent to fetch a pail of water from the top of a hill near Riverdale High in "Where's Miss Muffet?"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Up, Up and Away..." by Joe Edwards; and Archie's dad sends him to his room for talking back, and Archie tries to escape in "The Rebel"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #191
    Archie (1943) 191

    Last 12c cover priced issue. Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and unknown. Jughead accepts an invitation for the Archies to play at "The Riverboat," thinking it's the swanky New York club. When they realize they've been cheated, Jughead gets rid of another guy who offers a spot on "The Carson Show" in "Fleeting Fame"! Plus: Archie is depressed waiting for Friday to arrive, but he's even more depressed when Friday comes and he goes to a party with Veronica's snooty friends in "Seven Day Itch"; Hot Dog gets revenge on Veronica for calling him a "dumb dog" in "Dumb Animal"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "His Thing" by Joe Edwards; and Archie has been invited by Veronica to accompany her to an expensive event at the Country Club, and everyone in school runs away from him to avoid giving him a chance to ask for money in "Warning!" 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #192
    Archie (1943) 192

    First 15c cover priced issue. Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Dan DeCarlo, Joe Edwards, Rudy Lapick and unknown. Archie learns that Miss Grundy and Mr. Weatherbee are coming over to his house to see his parents in "The Visit"! Plus: Archie and Betty pin-up; Veronica objects to the fact that the Archies keep playing music for free in "Songs For Sale"; Archie mixes up Hot Dog's eyelash with Veronica's in "At Long Lash"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Without a Point!" by Joe Edwards; and in prehistoric times, Veronica introduces the concept of money to the gang in "Poverty Program"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #193
    Archie (1943) 193

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Marty Epp and Joe Edwards. Veronica brags about going to a ball with her date Tony and rubs it in that Archie and Betty can't come in "The Big Hit"! Plus: When Archie gets Veronica a stamp for a letter, he grabs a rare stamp valued at $1000 in "Stamp Out Archie"; Greg gives L'il Jinx a dozen packs of bubblegum in the 1-pager "A Mouthful" by Joe Edwards; and a stranger comes to Riverdale, but Archie and the gang refuse to let him introduce himself, as doing so would invalidate the story title, in "Who Is the Stranger in Town"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #194
    Archie (1943) 194

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Marty Epp and Joe Edwards. Archie is determined to make it to Lonesome Island by any means possible in "Her Man Friday (And Most of Saturday)"! Plus: Archie helps Veronica with her household chores in "The Helping Hand"; Archie acts strangely after having been kissed goodnight in "Kiss Proof"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Doze Woes!" by Joe Edwards; and Archie and Reggie act out the Charles Atlas King of the Beach ad for Betty and Veronica in "Crowd Pleaser"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #195
    Archie (1943) 195

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and Mario Acquaviva. At the beach, Archie puts buckets on his feet to protect them from the hot sand in "Bucket Brigade"! Plus: Archie loses his surfboard in the water and Reggie crashes into it in "Board To Tears"; Mr. Lodge and Fred go out jogging, and find the kids all run faster than them without even trying, in "The Ancient Rights"; Li'l Jinx and Greg wonder what "fragile" means in the 1-pager "Fragile" by Joe Edwards; and when the boys punish someone who accidentally destroyed their sand castle, the girls chide them for their immaturity in "Kings and Queens"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #196
    Archie (1943) 196

    Stories by Frank Doyle and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey and unknown. Archie discovers that Cricket O'Dell doesn't only have the power to smell money, but to trace the scent of anyone who is rich. He asks Cricket to lead him to Veronica, over the objections of Dilton, who wants to make a scientific study of Cricket's powers instead of using them for cheap romantic gain, in "Scent of Success"! Plus: Fearing that Reggie will spread the rumor that he's a "klutz," Archie tries to improve his relationship with Reggie, but his attempts to make amends just cause Reggie serious pain in "The Image"; Archie rails against the untrustworthy world after he loses his library card in "Cruel World"; and Veronica won't invite Jughead to her garden party, so Archie sneaks him in disguised as the entertainer "Mysto, the Magnificent Master of Mystery and Magic" in "The Magic Garden"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #197
    Archie (1943) 197

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "A Fair Shake": In this unusually mean-spirited story, Betty is ridiculed for believing she contributes to the Archies (6 pages). "The Yule Fool": Archie's preference for a natural Christmas tree leaves a lasting impression on the Lodge estate (6 pages). Archie the 1st in "Student Rebellion": The new establishment finds it hard to proceed without the old one (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Gift Rap!": Jinx's Christmas gift arrives early (1 page). "Latecomer": Archie avoids detention by colliding with Mr. Weatherbee (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #198
    Archie (1943) 198

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    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Constant Replay": The Archies are troubled by some difficult material (6 pages). "Cover Story": A mix-up at the post office puts Archie in the doghouse(6 pages). "Eyes Right": The football team looks forward to sacking Archie (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "That Makes Cent$": Jinx needs more than a little financial assistance (1 page). "The Terrible Tube": Fred prefers his own brand of intellectual stimulation (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #199
    Archie (1943) 199

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts unless noted, Harry Lucey pencils unless noted, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "The Boy Wonder": Its an ice-cold battle between Reggie's snowmobile and Archie's priceless invention (Writer unknown, 6 pages). Archie's Dad in "A Big Fat Compliment": Fred prefers his neighborhood nickname to Mary's extreme diet plan (Writer unknown, 6 pages). "The Maxi Men": Archie and Reggie get caught with their pants down the garbage chute (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Loud and Clear": Jinx's relaxation strategy causes her Dad tension (1 page). "Its a Steal": Archie considers replacing his classic clunker (Writer unknown, Bob White pencils, 1 page). "It's Always Fall": Archie proves himself entirely unseasonable (5 pages). Statement of Ownership filed October 1, 1969: average print run 886,643; average paid circulation 515,356. 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #200
    Archie (1943) 200
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Dan DeCarlo cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Scribble Dee Dee": It's petition fever when Archie goes anti-establishment (6 pages). "The Dating Game": Archie's dollar-priced dating service proves costly (6 pages). "'E' for Effort": Betty tries to calm Archie's furor over the film-ratings system (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Loose Talk": Hap can't decipher Jinx's justified gibberish (1 page). "It Pays to Advertise": Betty takes an enterprising approach to date solicitation (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #201
    Archie (1943) 201

    Dan DeCarlo cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "The Band Bus": The Archies' new touring van attracts plenty of attention (6 pages). "A Drawn Out Story": Jinx gets confused by an old western verb (1 page). "Party Boy": Archie plans for almost everything (6 pages). "The Unwanted": A runaway car saves Archie from immediate disaster (5 pages). "The Health Nuts": Mr. Lodge puts Archie's aerobic enthusiasm to work (5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #202
    Archie (1943) 202

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. "A Novel Experience": A borrowed book provides volumes of frustration (6 pages). "Clothes Horse": Archie and Reggie demonstrate unfashionable success (6 pages). "All In The Game": Veronica's foul play leaves Archie penalized (5 pages). "Arch on the March": Confusing signage leads to laughable protests (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #203
    Archie (1943) 203

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Loser Take All": Provides a rare look at the internal monologue of an insecure Reggie (Frank Doyle script, 6 pages). "Horror-Scope": Archie discovers his future after the fact (6 pages). "Propaganda Pitch": Jughead shares controversial opinions with an impressionable audience (Frank Doyle script, 5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "A Tee Three": Jinx gets her sports rules mixed up (1 page). "The Caretaker's Daughter": Archie's blundering leads to a welcome diversion (5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #204
    Archie (1943) 204

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Star Gazers": Mr. Lodge falls for Archie's soothsaying (6 pages). "Now and Then": Fred makes an embarrassing appearance on the beach (5 pages). The Archies in "One Good Turn": The group exposes a small-town extortion scheme on the way to their next gig (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "That's a Fact": Jinx explains why studying is important (1 page). "Take A Chance": Archie manages to beat even the best odds (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #205
    Archie (1943) 205

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts unless noted, Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Honor Bound": Archie and Reggie are much too tired to fight like gentlemen (6 pages). "Today I Am Matured!": Archie invites himself to a surprise engagement (Writer unknown, 6 pages). "The Big Ban": A revolutionary book remains on the shelf indefinitely (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "It's a No Know": Jinx consults with Greg about cooling his jets (1 page). "The Gong's All Here": The Archies' last-minute wedding gig gets a poor reception (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #206
    Archie (1943) 206

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Blue Monday": Archie's morning exhaustion appears to coincide with school days (6 pages). "The Listener": Archie proves himself a chronic eavesdropper (6 pages). "The Rising Bread": Fred finds the cost of modern entertainment unbearable (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Ice-Capers": Ricky forgets to wear an important skating accessory (1 page). "Maximum Security": A laughable fashion fad proves its utility (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #207
    Archie (1943) 207

    Dan DeCarlo cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks, and Bill Yoshida letters unless noted. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. Includes Dan DeCarlo pin-up. "Guided Tour": Archie's over-confidence leaves a big impression (6 pages). "Uneasy Rider": An ATV is no match for Archie's classic clunker (5 pages). "Unsung Hero": Archie teaches a valuable lesson at his own expense (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Car Care": Hap's car gets a complimentary pre-wash (1 page). "Bite Size!": Archie delivers an incomplete report (Attributions unknown, 1 page). "A Clean Slate": A blackboard cleaning gets messy (Dick Malmgren script, 5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #208
    Archie (1943) 208

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts unless noted, Harry Lucey pencils unless noted, Marty Epp inks unless noted, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "The Project": Archie's science fair project wins a special viewing area (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Non-Cents" Jinx has trouble securing a friendly loan (1 page). The Archies in"Arrival": The group makes a grand entrance (6 pages). "The Bargain": Mr. Lodge pays the price for not counting the cost (5 pages). Archie's Teach-In in "Toe the Line": Betty provides some facts about footwear (Gus LeMoine pencils, Jon D'Agostino inks, 2 pages). Archie the 1st in "The Birth of the What?" The stone-age Archies manage to discover themselves (5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #209
    Archie (1943) 209

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts unless noted, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Field Day": Archie plays the field and strikes out (Writer unknown, 6 pages). Li'l Jinx in "A Stream of Thought": Jinx asks Hap to repeat an old fish tale (2 pages). The Archies in "It's a Grand Old Name": Reggie believes himself responsible for the Archies' success (Writer unknown, 6 pages). "Jack of all Trades": Ol' Betsy drives some hijackers away (5 pages). "Rough and Ready": Archie's rough hands elicit callous reactions (5 pages). Statement of Ownership filed October 1,1970: average print run 853,590; average paid circulation 482,945. 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #210
    Archie (1943) 210
    • Centerfold detached.

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. Includes Dan DeCarlo pin-up. "Why Me?" Passing the blame causes a big stink (6 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Just Can't Bear It!" Jinx's friend becomes detached (1 page). "Senior Hop": Mr. Weatherbee jumps at the chance to out-jump Central High (6 pages). Archie the 1st in "The Backward Advance": Moose turns things around for Reggie (5 pages). "Pressure": Archie has trouble gaining his own trust (5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #211
    Archie (1943) 211
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Harry Lucey cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Power Mad": Archie can't steer clear of Mr. Lodge's anger (6 pages). Li'l Jinx in "A Hand Full": Jinx doesn't mind wearing gloves during baseball season (1 page). "The Reason": Archie trips while attempting to walk the walk (6 pages). "The Unwanted": A surprise party cures Archie's birthday anxiety(5 pages). "The Swinger": A relaxing afternoon dangles slightly out of reach (5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #212
    Archie (1943) 212

    Harry Lucey cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "I Crossed the Threshold of Terror": Veronica tests Archie's blind devotion (6 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Small Change!": Some thoughts cost more than a penny (1 page). "Queen for a Day": Fred stays on hand to repair Archie's good intentions (6 pages). "The Old Indian Sign": A mistranslation leads to an underground adventure (10 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #213
    Archie (1943) 213

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks unless noted, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "The Sleeper": Archie surfs through his dreams (Chic Stone inks, 6 pages). "Generation Gasp": Owning a youth center isn't child's play (6 pages). "Switch Pitch": Dilton sees things differently after breaking his glasses (4 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Slumber Numbers": Jinx has puzzling dreams (1 page). "A Raft of Fun": The river rapidly rejects Archie's rafting (5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #214
    Archie (1943) 214

    "Keep off the Grass" cover art by Dan DeCarlo and Rudy Lapick. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Who Scent Him?": Archie's new cologne is a little too nice(6 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Praise Wordy": Jinx is great at excusing herself (1 page). "A Nose for News": Archie can't date a newspaper (5 pages). "Color Them Red": Pop isn't fond of delinquent patrons (Marty Epp inks, 5 pages). "Decisions, Decisions": Archie's chronic indecision earns him a date with Jughead (Marty Epp inks, 5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #215
    Archie (1943) 215

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts unless noted, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks, Bill Yoshida letters. "Changing Times": Pop's establishment goes anti-establishment (Dick Malmgren script, 7 pages). "The Measure of a Man": A late-night breakdown offers a lesson in success (10 pages). "The Unchanging World": Archie waits for dates (5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #216
    Archie (1943) 216

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "The Long Week": Saturday offers plenty of time for indecision (6 pages). "Passing the Buck": Jughead pays for an unexpected date (8 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Round Up Time" Jinx suffers from a confusing illness (1 page). "Flake Off": Mr. Weatherbee will freeze before he concedes (8 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #217
    Archie (1943) 217

    Last 15 cent issue. Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Chic Stone inks, and Bill Yoshida letters unless noted. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "The Gay Blades" Svensen gives Mr. Weatherbee the brush-off (6 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Getting a Head!": Jinx's concern is being overblown (1 page). "Late Fate": Archie has a backwards idea (George Gladir script, penciller unknown, Jon D'Agostino inks, 1 page). "It's a Gift": Archie delivers a surprising package (6 pages). "Freezer Plan": Jughead creates some hot new flavors (5 pages). Statement of Ownership filed October 1, 1971: average print run 884,292; average paid circulation 482,101. 36 pages. Full-color. 15 cent cover price. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #218
    Archie (1943) 218

    First 20 cent issue. Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks unless noted, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. Includes Dan DeCarlo pin-up. "Turning Over a New Leaf?": Mr. Weatherbee gets a sign of reassurance (11 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Stinging Words!": Jinx tries to break Charley (1 page). "Show and Tell": Archie arranges a private parade (6 pages). "The Dating Game": A big mouth earns a big headache (Chic Stone inks, 5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #219
    Archie (1943) 219

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts, Harry Lucey pencils, and Chic Stone inks unless noted, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Sign Bored": Archie doesn't recognize the obvious signs (6 pages). "Daddy's Boy": Mr. Lodge gets caught saying all the right things (Writer unknown, 8 pages). Li'l Jinx in "Way Out!": Jinx offers Charley an exclusive position (1 page). "Neighbor Labor": Archie takes the scenic route to the refrigerator (George Gladir script, Dan DeCarlo pencils, Rudy Lapick inks, 1 page). "Salvage Rights": Reggie takes a rough ride (Inker unknown, 6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #220
    Archie (1943) 220

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts unless noted, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks unless noted, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "The Natural Thing": Archie's calm causes distress (5 pages). "Collide Slide": Moose's performance breaks a leg (George Gladir script, Inker unknown, 1 page). "The Hang Up": The latest youth fashion upsets the elders (Writer unknown, inker unknown, 8 pages). "Sad Dad": Mr. Lodge brings the party inside (George Gladir script, 1 page). Li'l Jinx in "Weather or Not!": Jinx makes it rain (1 page). Archie the 1st in "Summer Fun and Summer Not": Prehistoric vacationing takes a toll (6 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #221
    Archie (1943) 221

    Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick cover. Frank Doyle scripts unless noted, Harry Lucey pencils, Marty Epp inks unless noted, Bill Yoshida letters. Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. "Waste Not Want Not": Archie and Jughead make a stink (Dick Malmgren script, 6 pages). "Shape Up or Ship Out": Archie overexerts himself (5 pages). Li'l Jinx in "There's a Catch": Jinx turns the tide (1 page). "Five Page Fooler": Archie gets a new name (5 pages). "Saturday's Children": Fred gets what he asks for (Chic Stone inks, 5 pages). 36 pages. Full-color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #222
    Archie (1943) 222

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Marty Epp and Chic Stone. Veronica reluctantly agrees to go to a public beach, but brings along a luxurious private tent in "Choice Location"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "A Fight Sight" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Mr. Lodge play golf with Betty and Veronica, whose skimpy golfing outfits drive the entire course into a frenzy in "Tee'd Off"; Archie does the household chores, but keeps cutting and painting everything in the shape of Veronica in "Art Project"; and the gang unsuccessfully tries to cool off on a scorching hot day in "Movie Magic"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #223
    Archie (1943) 223

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Chic Stone and unknown. Archie tells us the story of how he chose to stand Veronica up for a date in order to protect Jughead from being beaten up by a bully in "The Choice"! Plus: Miss Grundy introduces two young French-Canadian friends, Richard and Michelle, who wear maple leafs on their sweaters to show that they're Canadian, in "Love Thy Neighbor"; Coach Kleats shows Archie and Reggie a thing or two after they imply that he's too old to be a good athlete in "The Lesson"; and prehistoric Archie invents baseball in "The Sporting Life"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #224
    Archie (1943) 224

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. A narrator is skeptical of Archie's resolution to avoid getting into trouble, especially after Archie stops to help a beautiful woman into her car and winds up being late for school, in "So What's New?" Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "No Contest" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Jughead get a dolly to help them move Mr. Weatherbee's file cabinet, but first they decide to take a ride on the dolly themselves, in "Hello Dolly"; at Coach Kleats' request, Archie trains Moose to control his temper in "The Peacemaker"; and Archie and Reggie organize the school dance, and they decide to make it an exclusive affair with a high ticket price and a limited number of tickets, in "The Organizers"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #225
    Archie (1943) 225

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. Archie becomes a fanatical crusader against air pollution. His friends think he's going too far with his protesting, until they discover that rabble-rousing gets results, in "Missionary Impossible"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Let's Face It" by Joe Edwards; Archie joins the tumbling team, and impresses Mr. Lodge and Smithers with his new ability to flip-flop around the house without breaking anything, in "The Acrobat"; when Mary tries to encourage Archie to take up needlepoint, Fred objects, considering the hobby unmanly, in "Everything's Sew Sew"; and Archie gets his hand stuck in an expensive vase, and Fred has to pay for it so they can leave the store, in "Shopworn"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #226
    Archie (1943) 226

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. Veronica thinks her cousin Bertram is a dear saintly little boy, when he's actually an obnoxious brat who constantly torments Archie in "The Helping Hand"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "It's a Draw" by Joe Edwards; everyone has his or her own opinion about what's causing Archie to fall down all the time in "Sole Brother"; Archie can't find anything in his room after his mother cleans it up for him in "The Order of Things"; and Archie is worried about an upcoming test, but when he accidentally gets a look at the answers, he can't bring himself to cheat in "Happiness Is..."! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #227
    Archie (1943) 227

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. Every time Archie buys something for Veronica, Reggie swipes it and gives it to Veronica as his own in "Success At Last"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Mizspel!" by Joe Edwards; Mr. Svensen has over-waxed the school floors again, something even he has to admit when he becomes the latest of many people to slip on them, in "The Floor Plan"; the modern Archie gang suspects they might have lived through all this before, and they're right, as another prehistoric Archie adventure proves, in "Two Worlds"; and no one wants to be around Archie because they're all convinced that his sneezing means he's catching a cold in "Cold Comfort"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #228
    Archie (1943) 228
    • 1/3" spine split from top. Staple rust.

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Dan DeCarlo and Chic Stone. Archie and Jughead make fun of the girls' taste for abstract modern art made from ordinary household objects in "Art Smart"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Hold That Tiger!" by Joe Edwards; Archie pin-up; Archie doesn't understand why a professional golfer would be superstitious about his lucky hat, until he puts on a similar hat and starts having a terrific run of luck in "Keep It Under Your Hat"; Archie becomes obsessed with breaking out of his routine and trying new things, which leads to constant pain for him and his friends in "Change Of Heart"; and Archie and Jughead volunteer to sweep the school halls, but Mr. Weatherbee thinks it's just an excuse to get out of class and goof off, in "Come Clean"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #229
    Archie (1943) 229

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Dan DeCarlo & Jim DeCarlo, Joe Edwards and Harry Lucey & Chic Stone. Archie and Chuck meet a boy who has run away from home in search of adventure, and team up to show him that the independent life isn't all it's cracked up to be in "Adventureland"! Plus: a mysterious little boy arrives in town, spreading love and understanding to any person he talks to in "Stranger in Town"; Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Hi Strung" by Joe Edwards; and Mr. Lodge puts out a duplicate of his priceless new vase, reasoning that Archie will break this vase and get his destructiveness out of his system, making it safe to display the real vase in "Compulsion"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #230
    Archie (1943) 230

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Dick Malmgren, Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Dan DeCarlo, Joe Edwards, Jim DeCarlo and Rudy Lapick. The girls ignore Archie because they are obsessed with the handsome new lifeguard at the beach in "The All-Time Champ"! Plus: Li'l Jinx can't go out and play with Greg because she has to help her dad with her homework in the 1-pager "The Little Helper!" by Joe Edwards; claiming that he's become a tennis expert, Archie asks to team with Veronica against Reggie and Betty in a game of mixed doubles in "Tennis Nut"; Archie offers to help Jughead paint his church in "One Coat Covers"; and Archie and Veronica see a little boy cooling off with a fire hydrant, and decide to take pity on him and treat him to some luxury in "Play It Cool"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #231
    Archie (1943) 231

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. All the boys are crazy for the new substitute teacher, Miss Betty Lou Clutchgrapple, a gorgeous miniskirted young blonde who prefers to tell funny stories instead of teaching anything, in "Age Before Duty"! Plus: Li'l Jinx says it's her environmental duty not to take a bath in the 1-pager "Ecology Logic?" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Jughead take up jogging in "When the Red, Red Robin Comes Jog, Jog, Joggin' Along"; Veronica bakes Archie an apple pie, and when it turns out to be good, he infuriates Veronica by asking her what she did wrong in "Apple of My Eye"; and Archie brings a bucket of moldy fried chicken into the school, leading Mr. Weatherbee to complain to the founder of Colonel Sturdley's Southern Fried Chicken in "Miss Beazley Gets the Bird"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #232
    Archie (1943) 232

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle, George Gladir, Joe Edwards and unknown. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. The Christmas season doesn't seem to change Reggie's usual rottenness, but Jughead argues that even Reggie can't resist the compulsion to be nice at Christmas time in "Temptation"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Cleaning Up!" by Joe Edwards; the regular characters fail to listen to the radio on a snowy day, and wind up trapped inside the school on a day when all the schools are closed in "Snow Day"; Archie once again double-books, promising to help Veronica and Betty with their Christmas shopping at the same time, in "Shopper Comes a Cropper"; and Archie is angry at Reggie for buying him a cheap Christmas gift in "The Giving Game"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #233
    Archie (1943) 233

    Last 20c cover priced issue. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. Archie can't seem to wake up during the weekdays in "The Rising Son"! Plus: Reggie tries to get Archie to "duel" for Veronica's affections in "Honor Bright"; Archie's dad gets fed up with his son's clumsiness in "The Learning Process"; Li'l Jinx gets mad at Greg for bubble blowing in the 1-pager "Bubble Trouble" by Joe Edwards; and Archie sneaks a puppy into school and tries to hide it the best he can from the faculty in "The Hideout"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #234
    Archie (1943) 234

    First 25c cover priced issue. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey, Joe Edwards, Chic Stone and unknown. Betty and Veronica take Archie's genuine Maori war club away from him in "Clubs Are Trumps"! Plus: Li'l Jinx looks for something to bring to school for show and tell in the 2-pager "Who's Excited" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Jughead dream of becoming adventurers in "The Adventurers"; Archie becomes angry when everyone responds to his questions with more questions in "The Answer Man"; and Archie and Jughead find some old kilts and decide to wear them in "On the Prowl"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #235
    Archie (1943) 235

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. Mr. Weatherbee gets angry at the boys for pitching pennies in the hall in "Here's the Pitch"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "The Lunch Crunch" by Joe Edwards; After Archie and Reggie make fun of Jughead, they hear he's down at the docks about to board a tramp steamer for parts unknown, and fear they drove him to leave town, in "Sailor Beware"; Archie's mother asks him to wash the dishes and the clothes while she's out, tasks which Archie considers unmanly, in "Mother's Little Helper"; and Jughead is constantly making up wild stories about history, which annoys Archie until his friend's storytelling abilities come in handy with Moose in "History Mystery"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #236
    Archie (1943) 236

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. When Archie is cast as a turn-of-the-century song-and-dance man in the school musical, he keeps his costume, straw hat and cane with him at all times, and his obsessive dancing leads to a lot of people getting hurt in "The Final Curtain"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Cutting Remarks" by Joe Edwards; any time Archie tells his parents that he's going to the store, they give him a dozen errands to run while he's on his way in "Mission Impossible (Absolutely)"; going through an intellectually-superior stage, Archie scoffs at his parents for watching detective shows and sitcoms on TV every night, and tries to get them to turn off the TV and try more "worthwhile" forms of entertainment in "Mental Block"; and Archie is convinced that everyone at school hates him when no one will talk in front of him in "The Outcast"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #237
    Archie (1943) 237

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. As Archie prepares for a rugged nature hike with Jughead, his friends offer supplies for his backpack, including caviar and bunny slippers, in "Roughing It"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Peaceful?" by Joe Edwards; Archie and Veronica go into hysterics at a bad old joke from Mr. Lodge ("What's a Grecian urn?"), causing Lodge to think that every joke he tells will inevitably crack people up, in "The Comic"; Archie suggests that to learn to be more tolerant of each other, the gang should play "switch," where each person pretends to be someone else and tries to see the world through his or her eyes, in "Play Switch"; and Archie suffers from a mysterious pain in his foot in "If the Shoe Fits"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #238
    Archie (1943) 238

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle and Joe Edwards. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone and Joe Edwards. In a parody of "Robinson Crusoe," Archie is the shipwreck survivor stranded on a desert island and Jughead is the only other human being on the island. Except things don't go quite the way they did in the book in "Robinson Gruesome"! Plus: Li'l Jinx in the 1-pager "Think or Swim!" by Joe Edwards; after he forgets about a date with Veronica and stands her up, Archie tries to save his hide by pretending he has amnesia in "Memories"; Fred and Archie both tell Mary to back off when she's constantly reminding her son of things he might have forgotten in "Growing Pains"; and a narrator tells us the fable of Orangelocks and the three birds in "An Archiefable"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #239
    Archie (1943) 239

    Cover by Dan DeCarlo & Rudy Lapick. Stories by Frank Doyle. Art by Harry Lucey & Chic Stone. The pain of walking on a hot beach with bare feet leads Archie into even worse disasters as he tries to get some relief for his aching tootsies in "Sandman"! Plus: Archie brings a big magnet to the beach, and while he's arguing with Jughead about who the "they" are in the term "they say," everyone's metal possessions are attracted to the magnet in "Attractive Nuisance"; Archie has to attend an outdoor party at the Lodges' on a "hot, muggy and steaming" night, and finds that all the guests except Veronica are just as miserable in the heat as he is in "Cool Cookie"; and on a hot day at the beach, Archie wears a huge sombrero to get some shade, and demonstrates that the hat can also be used to fight crime in "Hat Trick"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.25.