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Archie Giant Series (1954) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 1
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split (spine panel missing along split).
    • 4" spine split from bottom.

    Archies Christmas Stocking Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #1-35C
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 1-35C
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • 35 Cent Price Variant.
    • Label #2431781003

    $.35 cover price variant. Archies Christmas Stocking Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #2
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 2
    Auction opens January 4
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scratching on front and back of slab.
    • Label #0948174013
    • Piece of one interior page torn and reattached with tape.
    • 2" spine split from top of comic.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #13B6F0-007
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1/2" spine split.

    Archies Christmas Stocking. "Mother Glows Best," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie is about to blow his money on an expensive gift for Veronica, until Jughead reminds him of the other woman in his life. "The Flight Before Christmas," art by Harry Lucey; Reggie sabotages Archie's attempt to play Santa for a Christmas party. "Cheep Gift"; Reggie decides to get Veronica a mynah bird for Christmas. "Boot the Works," pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Archie gets involved in the auction of one of Mr. Lodge's factories, thinking he's bidding on a house plant. "Guest Pest," pencils by Bill Vigoda; The Andrews family must host a mooching relative. "Jet-ter Bug," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Harry Lucey; Reggie enters a midget racer in the school jalopy race in order to win a date with Veronica. "Lens Me Your Heart," art by Harry Lucey; In an effort to get Archie's mind off of Veronica, Mr. Weatherbee assigns him to take pictures of all the rooms in the school. "Lola-Bye," art by Samm Schwartz; Veronica hatches a plot to sabotage a new girl who is vamping all of the boys. "For Goodness Sake," art by Harry Lucey; In an effort to soften Miss Grundy and get her to stop piling on the homework, the gang try being nice to her. "In and Outer," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; After Mr. Lodge orders Veronica to get a new boyfriend, Archie sets her up with a series of boys who are even worse than he is. 100 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 3
    Auction opens January 4
    • Water damage

    Archies Christmas Stocking Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 4
    • Puzzle page filled out.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split (chew).
    • 1-1/2" spine split from bottom of comic.

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. "I Pine Fir You and Balsam"; Archie and Mr. Lodge go shopping for a Christmas tree. "Sign and Resign"; Mr. Weatherbee hires Moose to paint a sign for the school. "Dis-Missile," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica are handling the letters to Santa Claus. "Idiot's Delight"; Betty needs a lot of help from Archie for picking gifts and wrapping presents. "Dressed To Kill"; Betty plans a Christmas party and Veronica plans her own party for the same time. "Ski Frail"; Mr. Weatherbee brags about what a great skier he was and still is. "Perfectly Sooted"; Reggie has a plan to sweep Mr. Lodge's chimney. "Santa Cross"; Big Moose is playing Santa Claus in the school play. "Tree for the Money"; Archie gets a Christmas tree and ornaments for Veronica. "Missed List"; Archie and Reggie have Jughead find out what Betty and Veronica want for Christmas. "Cool Yule"; Betty and Veronica are planning a Christmas party for the little tots in the neighborhood. "Mistle Warfare"; Mistletoe is scarce this year but Veronica has it. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 5
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.97) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1254582004

    Regular edition with 25¢ cover price. Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5-35C
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 5-35C

    Canadian Edition 35¢ cover price variant. Exactly the same as the American counterpart except for the cover price. Archie's Christmas Stocking Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #6
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 6
    • 1/2" Spine split from top.
    • 1 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Regular edition 25¢ cover price. American Edition 25¢ cover price. Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover by Harry Lucey. "Slide Guide!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Two young boys challenge the guys to prove they're not afraid to sled down a dangerous hill. "Stereo Phoney," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie buys Mr. Lodge a stereophonic demonstration record, but when Archie tests it out, Mr. Lodge thinks the sounds are real. "Do No Evil," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Archie and Reggie try to get revenge on the girls for calling them slobs. "Good Girl" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Come Onna My House," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Marty Epp; Betty and Veronica argue over whose house Archie will go to on Christmas morning. "Snow Mistake," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Marty Epp; When Veronica has a date with another boy, Reggie and Archie plot to sic Big Moose on him. "Stamp of Approval," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty becomes obsessed with collecting green stamps. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6-35C
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 6-35C
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    35¢ cover price test market variant. American Edition 25¢ cover price. Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover by Harry Lucey. "Slide Guide!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Two young boys challenge the guys to prove they're not afraid to sled down a dangerous hill. "Stereo Phoney," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie buys Mr. Lodge a stereophonic demonstration record, but when Archie tests it out, Mr. Lodge thinks the sounds are real. "Do No Evil," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Archie and Reggie try to get revenge on the girls for calling them slobs. "Good Girl" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Come Onna My House," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Marty Epp; Betty and Veronica argue over whose house Archie will go to on Christmas morning. "Snow Mistake," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Marty Epp; When Veronica has a date with another boy, Reggie and Archie plot to sic Big Moose on him. "Stamp of Approval," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty becomes obsessed with collecting green stamps. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #7
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 7
    • 1" tear in front cover and first several pages.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split (taped).
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.40) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1256640009

    Katy Keene Holiday Fun. Art by Bill Woggon Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 8

    Betty & Veronica Summer Fun Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 9
    • 4" Spine split from bottom (partially glued).
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.92) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1 1/4" Spine split from bottom.

    Regular edition with 25¢ cover price. American Edition 25¢ cover price. The World of Jughead. Cover by Samm Schwartz. "You Can't Win," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Martin Epp; Jughead and Archie plot to get Veronica to forgive Archie by Archie defending her against Jughead's insults. "Foreign Entanglement," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Jughead poses as a French count on the phone to get Veronica to back out of her date with Archie, so he can go to a basketball game with Jughead. "Big Spending" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Victory At the Polls," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead tries to get Reggie elected junior class President by running him as a mystery candidate whose identity will only be revealed if he wins. "Rock and Rile," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bob White (page 1) and Dan DeCarlo (pages 2-6), inks by Bob White (page 1) and Vincent DeCarlo (pages 2-6); Archie's plans for a romantic jaunt in the country are ruined when Veronica invites Jughead along. "Togetherness," script by Frank Doyle; Reggie convinces Jughead that since Jughead and Archie are good friends and that opposites attract, his friendship with Archie means he's a terrible person. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9-35C
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 9-35C
    • 4" Cumulative spine split (glued).

    35¢ cover price test market variant. Exactly the same as the American counterpart except for the cover price. American Edition 25¢ cover price. The World of Jughead. Cover by Samm Schwartz. "You Can't Win," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Martin Epp; Jughead and Archie plot to get Veronica to forgive Archie by Archie defending her against Jughead's insults. "Foreign Entanglement," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Jughead poses as a French count on the phone to get Veronica to back out of her date with Archie, so he can go to a basketball game with Jughead. "Big Spending" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Victory At the Polls," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead tries to get Reggie elected junior class President by running him as a mystery candidate whose identity will only be revealed if he wins. "Rock and Rile," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bob White (page 1) and Dan DeCarlo (pages 2-6), inks by Bob White (page 1) and Vincent DeCarlo (pages 2-6); Archie's plans for a romantic jaunt in the country are ruined when Veronica invites Jughead along. "Togetherness," script by Frank Doyle; Reggie convinces Jughead that since Jughead and Archie are good friends and that opposites attract, his friendship with Archie means he's a terrible person. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #11
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 11
    • 2" spine split from top.

    Betty & Veronica Spectacular. "The Shadows," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie can't remember if he asked Betty or Veronica for a date, though both claimed he did; He flips a coin and Betty wins. Veronica stalks them all evening. "Call Me Mister," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica has a pet rabbit. When it gets loose, everyone keeps bringing Archie to Veronica, thinking he's the "cuddle bunny" she's missing. Betty's Pin-Up Page, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Believe It or Not," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie and Jughead are annoyed by the girls' habit of answering a statement with a question like "It didn't!" "The Robot's Revolt," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica takes credit for molding Archie into the perfect boyfriend. Betty tells Veronica she's stifling Archie's personality; At the same time, Jughead is lecturing Archie on not agreeing to everything Veronica tells him. "Kitchen Crisis," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica decides she's going to bake muffins, which sends everyone into a panic. Betty's Pin-Up Page, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #14
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 14
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Chew.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from top. Piece of back cover missing.

    The World of Jughead Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 16
    • Cover detached.

    Betty and Veronica Spectacular. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Hide and Seek," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica tries to avoid Archie so he can't ask her to the dance before a handsome college man does. Veronica's Fashion Page, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Ring-a-Ding," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie finds an abandoned engagement ring and puts it on Betty's finger. Archie Annual ad. Statement of ownership for October 1, 1961; Average paid circulation for the previous 12 months was 257,460. "The Tab Hunter," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After meeting Pop Tate's gorgeous nephew Bill, Veronica tricks Archie into insisting that she should go on a date with Bill. Betty and Veronica ad. Archie Fan Club ad. "Tradition," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie asks Veronica when she's going to follow her yearly tradition of breaking their prom date and going with another boy. "Top Kick," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After he sees Miss Grundy talking to the girls like a drill sergeant, Mr. Weatherbee tells her to be a pal to her students. Betty and Veronica's Pin-Up Page, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #17
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 17

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 18
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Grand Hotel," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Singer Bobby Barren and his manager, Clyde decide to stay at the Lodge mansion, which they mistake for a hotel. Art Treasures one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Holdout," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica try to get Archie to come to Veronica's pool instead of going to the beach. "Summer Camp Story," script and art by Dexter Taylor; While cleaning out Betty's garage, Veronica finds Betty's diary from the time they went to summer camp together. "Skin Deep," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie is asked to judge whether Betty or Veronica has the better tan. "One-Way Streets" one-page Shrimpy story by Joe Edwards. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 19
    • 1 1/4" spine split from top. Water damage.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split. Water damage. Chipping.

    The World of Jughead. Cover by Samm Schwartz. "Three Time Loser," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jughead's friends team up to cure his food addiction by limiting him to three meals a day. "The Write Way!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Strangest Adventure," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Aliens from the planet Ecch decide to perform an experiment by giving super-powers to a typical Earth creature; They pick Jughead, who is transformed into the costumed superhero Superdroop. "The Invisible Man," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After Jughead insults him once too often, Reggie declares that he will no longer acknowledge Jughead's existence. "Infallible Jones," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead bets that every prediction he makes today will come true. "The Champion" starring Little Jughead, script and art by Dexter Taylor. "Secret Pals," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; After watching a psychiatrist on TV, Jughead realizes that his love of food is just a substitute for the emotional energy other boys put into loving girls. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 20
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Archies Christmas Stocking. Cover pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics. "Boxed In"; Archie decides to wrap himself in a big box for Veronica's Christmas present. "R Is for Rooked"; Archie sends Jughead over to Veronica's house to find out what she's getting him for Christmas. Veronica's Pin-Up Page. "Escape," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; This Christmas, Mr. Lodge is going away on a vacation so Archie won't ruin the holiday for him; Unfortunately, Veronica has forgotten to reserve her father's plane ticket. "Betty's Christmas Card" illustration, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty poses in a sexy Christmas outfit while painting a card of Christmas cheer. "Monster Monopoly"; Archie and Jughead make a monster snowman. "Picture Frame"; Archie gets Betty and Veronica to frame pictures of himself but delivers one to Veronica's house that has Betty's name on it. "Go for Broke," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie plays a prank on Archie that makes him drop and break a bottle of perfume that Archie was going to give to Veronica. "The Return of Jingles," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and his friends get another Christmas visit from Jingles, Santa's delinquent brownie; This time around, two of Jingles' fellow brownies, Jangles and Jeeves, make an unauthorized visit, and the three magical creatures get into a pier six brawl over who gets Riverdale as his territory. "The Willing Spirit"; Archie tells Reggie he's giving Veronica to him for Christmas. "Black Book Bonanza," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Moose thinks Archie is Santa's helper and is writing down who is naughty or nice in his little black book. Christmas Fashions for Betty and Veronica page. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 21
    • Water damage.

    Betty and Veronica Spectacular. Cover by Bob White. "Down Memory Lane," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; To escape Veronica's wrath after standing her up for a date, Archie deliberately runs into a wall and fakes having amnesia. "Oops!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Bag Holders," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; When Archie points out to Veronica that she looks silly carrying a summer beach bag in winter, she orders him to get rid of it. "Wet Strength," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica encounters Betty walking through a driving rain in a deep stupor, oblivious to the elements and everything else. Fashions From England page with Veronica, art by Dan DeCarlo. "Press Card," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty's innuendo-filled column in the school newspaper gets both Archie and Reggie in trouble without specifically naming either one. "Why Fight It?", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica is upset that she's getting a reputation for being boy-crazy and resolves to prove she's not. Betty and Veronica's Pinup by Dan DeCarlo. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 22
    • Staple rust.

    Archies Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #23
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 23

    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Terror Island," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica must confront their fears when they're on an island with a mysterious creature. "Late Date," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica hides from Archie so she won't commit the faux pas of being early for a date. Summer Fashions, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "What's My Line?", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica manipulates Archie into staying with her at her pool instead of going to the beach. Profile of actor/singer Eddie Hodges. "Second Best," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica hurts Betty's feelings by revealing to Archie that she's wearing Veronica's hand-me-downs. "Money Talks!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Dear Diary," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty writes about her day in her diary, while we see what actually happened. Betty and Veronica's Pin Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #24
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 24
    • 1.5" cumulative spine split.

    World of Jughead Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #27
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 27

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #30
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 30

    The World of Jughead. "A Ghost of a Chance"; Jughead inherits a castle in England; There he meets a creepy domestic staff, and the ghost of a distant ancestor; Crudly and Strychnine imprison Jughead, trying to coerce him into deeding them the castle. "Surgical Steal"; Jughead switches places with a hospital patient in order to get a free meal, then discovers that he's being taken to surgery. "Tomato Surprise"; The gang keeps getting caught in the middle on an ongoing tomato-throwing grudge match between Reggie and Jughead, so they take matters into their own hands. "Steady Girl!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Archie Club News. "The Invalid"; Jughead twists his ankle, then makes a nuisance out of himself with his "invalid" condition. "Writer's Cramp"; Moose tells the girls that Jughead is writing a book on How to Go Out With Women; Fascinated to learn what he knows, the girls are soon swarming over Jughead. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #31
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 31

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Santa Mantle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie is determined to buy Veronica a more expensive version of everything Archie gets for her. Christmas Fashions For Betty and Veronica, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Exchange Student," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie buys Veronica a bottle of perfume for Christmas, but accidentally gets it spilled all over him before he can give it to her. "Gift Wrapped!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Mr. Weatherbee's Dilemma," pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Archie's screw-ups almost ruin Christmas for Mr. Weatherbee and have him saying "Bah, humbug," until he gets a special gift from his students. Betty and Veronica Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Just Be Claus," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Thanks to one too many hits in the head during football practice, Moose is suffering from intermittent memory loss. "Spell of Spells," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Terry Szenics; After being humiliated by Jingles, Reggie takes up black magic and starts casting spells on the pudgy brownie. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #33
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 33

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #137
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 137

    Archies Christmas Stocking Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #140
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 140

    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun. "Double Reverse"; Betty tries reverse psychology to attract Archie's attention. "Line's Busy!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Putt Problems"; Betty can't help annoying Archie when he's playing golf against Reggie, but eventually she helps him win. "Water Rights," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica is angry at Archie and then at her father because he invites Archie to swim at the Lodge pool. "Four on the Isle"; Betty and Reggie follow Archie and Veronica to an island, and the resulting argument ends with everyone angry with everyone else. "The Strike Out," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty decides to take up baseball when the boys start ignoring the girls during the season. "Give and Take," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Veronica tries to trick Betty into believing that Betty's new bathing suit is out of style, but Mr. Lodge turns the tables on his daughter. "Punch Line" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Actress"; When Betty announces that she wants to become an actress, Veronica says that she can prove it by pretending that she doesn't like Archie. Pinups by Dan DeCarlo. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #141
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 141
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
    • 5" cumulative spine split. Oxidation.

    Around The World With Archie. "A-Haunting We Will Go!", script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; As part of an initiation, the boys make Moose spend the night in the local haunted house and try to make him think the place is actually haunted. Archie's Mad House Annual ad. "Easy Street!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Article about the definition of monsters, ranging from dinosaurs to Frankenstein's monster. "Robby the Robot!", script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Dilton unveils his greatest invention to date: Robby, a huge metal robot who can do anything, including communicate by beeping once for yes and twice for no. Archie Annual ad. Article on the history of bowling. "Surprise Wise!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Archie's Jokes ad. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #143
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 143
    • 7" cumulative spine split.

    The World of Jughead. "The Sorcerer," pencils by Bill Vigods; The Sorcerer demands money from Pop Tate, and the teen heroes defeat him by taking away his magic wand. "Giving In," pencils by Samm Schwartz; Jughead is sure that Archie will never just let go of Veronica and her bad attitude toward him. "That's Write!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Clip Pressing Affair"; Agent Jughead foils Agent Veronica's plot to take over the agency for Reggie. "One of Those Days"; Just because Archie is having a good day, Jughead knows it can't last. "Son of Hercules Chapter 1: Pardon My Power!", script by Sy Reit, pencils by Samm Schwartz, inks by Marty Epp; Jughead accidentally concocts a formula in the school chemistry lab that gives him super-strength. "Son of Hercules Chapter 2: Juggie the Juggernaut!"; When the coach finds out about Jughead's new strength he wants Jughead to join the football team. "Son of Hercules Chapter 3: Time Out For Trouble!" "Son of Hercules Chapter 4: Touchdown!" 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #144
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 144

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Just Be Claus," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Big Moose is hit by a snowball, but only Santa is around. Christmas Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Go Power," pencils by Harry Lucey; Reggie has a car, Jughead a bicycle; Who's faster? "Early & Late!" starring Li'l Jinx and Greg, script and art by Joe Edwards. "The Christmas Crush" featuring The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.; C.R.U.S.H. doesn't take Christmas off, and they bring a poisoned Christmas tree into Lodge Industries. "Snow Go," script and art by Joe Edwards; When it snows hard, schools are closed. Archie Club News. Veronica Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "The Gift," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Reggie is not into Christmas gift exchange. Betty's Ski Pin Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Handlebar Happiness," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty enjoys her bicycle. "Gift Tift," script by George Gladir, art by John Rosenberger; Veronica is in a rush to finish her last minute shopping. Christmas Fashions illustrations, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #145
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 145

    Betty and Veronica Spectacular. "The Dating Game," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica tries to scare Betty out of her date with Archie. "Fan-Tastic"; Veronica gets to go on a date with Rickey Shay after their fan club is chosen. "The Cry Why" one-page story starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Bottled Goods"; Jughead, Archie and Reggie play a prank on Betty and Veronica. "Fat Chance"; Veronica dreams that she gained weight after eating candies that Archie gave her. "Mis-Steak"; Betty and Veronica decide to open a restaurant in Veronica's home to make money. "Island Magic"; Veronica tricks Jughead into going to an island for a barbecue that isn't even going to take place. "What's New Pussycat?"; Veronica is mad about being excluded by Betty and her friends so decides to trash the room where she was setting up for a party. Statement of Ownership; Average copies printed during preceding 12 months: 452,768; Single issue nearest to filing date: 506,970. "The Equalizer"; Veronica goes out of her way to put Archie down so he doesn't get an ego and Betty builds him back up again. "The Demonstration"; The girls have a protest with blank signs because they aren't sure what to protest yet. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #146
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 146

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #148
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 148

    World of Archie. "Kilt in Action"; Archie's friends convince Mr. Lodge that Archie is heir to a title and a fortune in Scotland. "Use Your Head!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Jughead gets the guys started on a new fad - bouncing a balloon tethered to a headband. "The Joke," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Everyone drives Archie crazy with word play about his conversation. "To Bee or Not to Bee," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; Jughead's chemical accident blows Archie out the window; Jughead and everyone else think that it changed Archie into a bee. "Parole Denied," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and the girls all get into trouble for being out past their curfews. "Is He Ready to Go Steady?", script by Sy Reit, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and Veronica decide to go steady, but each independently decides that they're not ready for it. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #149
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 149

    World of Jughead Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #150
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 150

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Treed," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; After Reggie ties Archie up as a prank, Jingles appears to help Archie get revenge. "Party Smarty" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Large and the Small," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Big Moose and Dilton take turns playing the school Santa Claus, leading to mistaken identity complications for Reggie. "Jingles Jangles," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Jingles once again shows up to use his powers on Archie's behalf. "Play, Fiddle, Play," pencils by Al Hartley; Mr. Lodge mistakenly thinks that a dog can play the violin. Archie Club News. "Ski Scamp," script by George Gladir, pencils by Al Hartley; Mr. Lodge takes Ronnie to a remote ski lodge to escape Archie. "Party Pooper," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg; Archie pesters his father for permission to throw a Christmas party. "Just For Sprite," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead is dressed as a sprite for the summer festival, and then gets stranded. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.