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Archie Giant Series (1954) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 1
    • 4" spine split from bottom.

    Archies Christmas Stocking Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 2
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Label #2103896001
    • 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 ($5.07) 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 #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.

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

  • 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 #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 ($2.10) 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
    • 4 3/4" Cumulative spine split (taped).

    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 #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 #12
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 12
    • 2.25" Cumulative spine split.

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

  • Issue #14
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 14
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Chew.

    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.
    • Pen markings on cover.
    • 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
    • Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.

    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 #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 #141
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 141
    • 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 #149
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 149
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3695195003

    World of Jughead Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #152
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 152

    World of Jughead. Cover pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva. "Tee Time," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Jughead has to carry Reggie's golf bag around school, which gets him in trouble with Mr. Weatherbee. "Rhyme Without Reason," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead slyly gets everyone in the school rhyming. "Now 'ear This," script and art by Joe Edwards; Lacking earmuffs, Lil Jinx improvises. "Who Laughs Last," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Archie and Reggie conspire to pull an old prank on Jughead for a change. "Open and Shut Case," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie tries to convince Jughead that he'll see better with his eyes open. "Canine Caper," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie loses a battle of wits with a schnauzer. "Here's Health," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead adopts a health food diet and Pop fears for his business. "Stone Cold," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Samm Schwartz; Jughead tries to convince Archie that faith in optimism creates its own luck. "The Appetite," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; When Jughead refuses Archie's invitation to a meal, Betty concludes that Jughead is in love. "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere," script by George Gladir, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead reveals the real story behind Paul Revere's ride. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #153
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 153
    • 1.75" spine split from top.

    Betty and Veronic Spectacular. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "A Lodge Original" , script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; When the insinuation that the pranks Veronica pulls on Betty to keep her away from Archie are becoming stale and repetitive, Veronica takes it as a challenge. "TV or Not TV," script by George Gladir, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica sets Betty up to star in a fake television commercial as an elaborate prank to humiliate her. "Hidden Meanings" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Non-Believers," inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica scoffs at a fortune teller's prediction that Archie will be escorting Betty to the dance and not her. Statement of ownership; Total paid circulation, 12 month avg., 248,421. "Achievement Award," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Inspired by Betty's example, Mr. Lodge decides to make Veronica do household chores to earn her money. "The Celebrity," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Tired of Veronica's bragging, Betty claims to know a famous teen idol. "Surprise," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica scripts her "surprise" birthday party and expects everyone to follow the script. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #156
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 156
    • 1.25" spine split from bottom.

    The World of Archie. "Tree Glee"; Eager to prove his manliness to Veronica, Archie volunteers to chop down a tree, and dragoons Jughead into helping. "The Unwanted," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Mr. Lodge sets up electronic defenses to warn him when Archie's near. "Promising!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Cure," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Archie has the hiccups, and nothing seems to stop them. Jughead arranges for Midge to kiss Archie, enraging Moose and terrifying Archie out of the hiccups. Archie Club News. "Double Play," script by Frank Doyle, art by Harry Lucey; Archie starts out the day with Veronica, then spends time with Jughead, then Betty, and finally Reggie... leaving Veronica with Betty, and very confused. "One of Those Days," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Archie is having "one of those days" - when he, and everyone around him, suffer endless accidents. "Push-Button Peace," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Jughead tames Reggie with an aerosol wild animal tranquilizer; Archie does the same to Moose, so he can make time with Midge. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #157
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 157

    The World of Jughead. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "Oodles of Noodles," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; When Jughead finds out Ethel has been cast as Juliet to his Romeo, he begins ad-libbing to make sure the balcony scene comes out to his liking. "Servant Problem," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie wins a bet and Jughead must be his servant for the day. "Not Seen But Hurt" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Early to Rise," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead gets on Fred's nerves while waiting for Archie. "Vicious Cycle," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead takes a spin on Archie's new unicycle, even though he's never ridden one before. "Friend in Need," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Stung by criticism that he is only a fair-weather friend, Jughead sticks up for Archie when menaced by Big Moose. "The Touch," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Thinking that Jughead is a panhandler, a man gives him fifty cents. "Read at Your Own Risk," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead tries to convince Archie that stage magic isn't real. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #158
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 158

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. "When You Gotta Glow," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; Veronica offers Archie some Christmas lights that her family isn't using any more, but they turn out to be more trouble then they're worth. "Christmas Present?", script by George Gladir, pencils by Samm Schwartz, inks by Jon D'Agostino; The boys don't want to sing the same old Christmas carols with the girls, so they go off on their own, but the people of Riverdale don't respond well to their modern lyrics. "The Tree"; Veronica brings home a scrawny Christmas tree as a joke, but her father decides that he likes it better and doesn't want a nicer one. "A Good Year!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Season of Magic," script by Frank Doyle, art by Bob White; Jingles, the brownie from Santa's Workshop, returns to make mischief in Riverdale, but he's scared into leaving when he encounters multiple Santas. "The Present"; Midge wants Archie's help in choosing a gift for Moose, which gets Archie in trouble with both Moose and Veronica. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #159
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 159

    Betty and Veronica Christmas Spectacular. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "The Protector," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Trying to prove that he's not just a "delinquent brownie," Jingles tells Betty and Veronica that he will protect them from all harm. "If the Shoe Fits" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Christmas Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Merry Misery," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica becomes sick of the conformist Christmas spirit, and along with Reggie, she hatches a plan to prove that greed is stronger than sickening sweetness. "The Show Up," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica decides to get Betty a very expensive gift to make her gift look even cheaper by comparison. "No Waiting," art by Stan Goldberg; Veronica gets a package and refuses to wait until Christmas to open it. "Takes Up Light Housekeeping, or, His Business Went On the Rocks," script and art by Bob Bolling; Archie goes up in a plane to help deliver supplies to the lighthouse keepers on Mr. Lodge's property. "The Archie Doll," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica literally gives Archie to Betty for Christmas as a "real live Archie doll." 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #160
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 160

    World of Archie. "Waltz Faults"; To help Archie win a dance contest Jughead paints dance steps on the floor that can only be seen with special glasses, however Reggie sabotages the dance steps. "Follow the Bouncing Ball," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; An accident involving a nuclear testing lab leaves Archie with a radioactive charge that causes a basketball to be magnetically attracted to his hands. "Unbalanced," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Archie's superhuman ability to balance things causes other people to panic, snatch the things away, and break them. "His Own Worst Enemy," script by Frank Doyle, art by Harry Lucey; When Archie runs into a tree, he starts having a conversation with a ghostly twin. "Lend an Air" one-page story, script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx needs someone to blow up their football. "Help Wanted," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; With Smithers on vacation, Mr. Lodge hires a hideous-looking temporary replacement to scare Archie away. "Heads Up," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; A combination of a strange chemical solution and radiation from a machine causes Archie's hand to become invisible. "Cliff Hanger," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; When Archie sees Veronica with a date, he casually swears off girls forever. He shares his new-found joy with Jughead and Reggie, much to their dismay. "Takes Two to Tangle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; In a fight between Archie and Reggie, the teachers get differing impressions of who punched out who. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #161
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 161

    World of Jughead. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Merchant Princes," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Upon finding Jughead severely distraught because Pop's is closed due to Pop being sick, Archie and Reggie decide to do something about it. "Super Jug," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; A strange rock falls from space during a rainstorm. "Time Is Money," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead runs off rather than lend Reggie money, but then secretly gives Archie some money to lend to Reggie. "Grin and Bear It," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead believes the old saying "smile and the world smiles with you," but his grin is so hideous that it makes everyone angry at him. "Forget-Me-Not" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "False Lead," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; When the Chamber of Commerce sponsors a boy-girl treasure hunt, Jughead teams up with the girl who's guaranteed to win the contest: Cricket O'Dell, the girl who can smell money. "A Loan and Blue," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Archie asks Jughead to lend him a dollar; Jughead responds by acting out an elaborate scenario to prove that lending Archie a dollar would lead to disaster. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #166
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 166

    World of Jughead. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "The Sky Is Falling," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jughead can't believe it when Hot Dog starts talking to him. "The Wheeler Dealer" one-page story, script and art by Joe Edwards; Lil Jinx marvels over Greg's new bike. "Swing Session," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead's attempt to build a tire swing means nothing but trouble for Archie. "Glow Worm," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Samm Schwartz, inks by Mario Acquaviva; A lab accident causes Jughead to glow in the dark. "Pizza Pirates," art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead teaches Archie and Reggie a lesson for stealing his pizza. "Jester," art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie nearly kills himself trying to get Jughead to laugh. "Roll Out the Barrel," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead brings a barrel to school and immediately gets on Mr. Weatherbee's bad side. "The Idol's Eye," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Reggie defies Jughead's warning and opens a box Jughead claims has a cursed item. "Hats Off," script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; A windy day blows Jughead's hat into a women's hat boutique, where a trend-setting matron wants to buy it. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #173
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 173

    Betty and Veronica Spectacular. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "The Big Put Down," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Angered that Archie hasn't asked her out yet, Veronica goes on a rant about how horrible Archie is-and then is devastated when Mr. Lodge turns down Archie's request for a date. "The Prowler," pencils by Al Hartley; After a boy dumps a bucket of water on Veronica, she launches an attack against him. "Forget Who?", pencils by Al Hartley; Midge persuades Betty to forget about Archie and date Gary, but all Betty can talk about on her date is Archie. "The Good Guys," pencils by Al Hartley; A homework assignment causes great fuss between Archie, Betty, and Veronica. Betty and Veronica Pin Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "I See" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "It's In the Cards," pencils by Al Hartley; Veronica takes up predicting the future with regular decks of cards. "Wheeler Dealer," pencils by Al Hartley; Betty tries to get a new dress Veronica wanted to wear at the dance, but her plan is thwarted. "Going My Way," pencils by Al Hartley; Archie forgets his date with Betty, but for a good reason-he was busy thinking about his date with Veronica. "The Playoff," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica dumps her unwanted date on Betty, not realizing that the date has two twin brothers that model and have eyes for Betty. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #174
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 174

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #175
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 175

    Betty and Veronica Summer Fun. Cover by Dan DeCarlo. "The Way the Ball Bounces," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Errant beach balls keep bouncing off of the heads of the gang as they try to enjoy the beach. Veronica Pin Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "A Fine Finish...," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie disrupts a Lodge pool gathering by sitting in a freshly varnished chair. "Is This Drip Necessary?", art by Al Hartley; Archie and Jughead must search a crowded beach for Betty and Veronica while holding four rapidly melting ice cream cones. "Fence Suspense," art by Al Hartley; Archie spends his time at the beach trying to keep Veronica and a muscle-bound stud separate. "Sun Down" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Everything's Ducky," script by Dick Malmgren, art by Al Hartley; Archie gives Veronica a duck as a present, not realizing that Veronica doesn't want a duck, or that the duck was in a family way. Betty and Veronica Pin Up by Dan DeCarlo. "Splitsville," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie and Betty both split the seam of their bathing suits and the only way each can avoid an embarrassing situation is just as embarrassing. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #176
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 176

    Li'l Jinx. Cover art by Joe Edwards. "Color-Full!", script and art by Joe Edwards; To stop her from making noise, Daddy tells Li'l Jinx to color with crayons. "Some Cards," script and art by Joe Edwards; Greg and Jinx decide to go into the greeting card business. "Costume Bawl," script and art by Joe Edwards; Daddy objects to Li'l Jinx's scary costume and makes her a nicer one. "Lots of Luck!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Before a baseball game, Li'l Jinx and Greg try too hard to make sure they'll have good luck. "The Sporting Way!", script by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx keeps interfering with Greg's marbles shot, but wants to limit the number of "do-overs." 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #177
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 177

    The World of Archie. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Common Scents," pencils by Harry Lucey; Jughead offers to give Archie a haircut because Archie had to spend half his haircut money to buy Veronica a soda. "Messenger Service," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Archie tries to get revenge on Reggie by asking Moose to deliver a "message" to him. "Bells Are Ringing," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie tries to fix the broken doorbell at Veronica's house, but things don't work out well. "The Bouncer," pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Reggie shows Archie a trick ball that doesn't bounce straight. Archie Club News. "All Wet!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Destruct," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; 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. "Dinner Belle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Archie gives his last goodbyes to everyone as he goes to his final destiny - a dinner at the Lodges, cooked by Veronica. "Range Finder," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; After Betty replaces Veronica as the model for Archie's photography, Veronica uses violent techniques to teach Betty how to pose. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #178
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 178

    The World of Jughead Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #179
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 179

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. "Just Be Claus"; Betty explains to Jingles that Santa Claus is known by many names around the world. "Guided Mistletoe"; Archie causes mayhem with mistletoe; Mr. Weatherbee makes him demonstrate its uses with Big Ethel. "Winter Wonderland," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Archie enjoys the snow enthusiastically, inadvertently making trouble for others in the process. His father makes him shovel. "Snow Haul!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Love's Labor Lost"; Archie's friends are annoyed when he goes non-commercial for Christmas, giving peace and brotherhood rather than material gifts. "Tree Spree"; Reggie plants a classified ad saying that Archie will buy used Christmas trees at the Lodge estate. "It's Snow Fun"; Archie insists that others share his appreciation of the snow, but crashes into a frozen lake while driving on slippery roads with Veronica. "Christmas Present?", script by George Gladir, pencils by Samm Schwartz, inks by Jon D'Agostino; The Archies try updating traditional Christmas songs, and get a very hostile response. "Santa in Blue"; Archie is reprimanded for speeding (20 mph in a 15 mph zone), but his friends refuse to believe his jalopy could go so fast. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #180
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 180
    • 4" Cumulative spine split.

    Betty and Veronica Christmas Spectacular. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "Talk Test," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Betty is so distraught that there's no snow on the ground for Christmas that she's talking to herself. Christmas Fashions, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Wishful Thinking" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Handlebar Happiness," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica refuses to stoop to appealing to Archie's nostalgic nature, but she'll stoop to preventing Betty from doing it. "Kid Stuff," script and art by Al Hartley; After expressing skepticism at the existence of Santa, Betty receives an unexpected visitor that night. "It's Nice To Be Nice," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie endures a load of verbal abuse from both Veronica and Reggie in order to save enough money for a special purpose. "Engage the Enemy," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica goes on the war path when she mistakenly assumes Archie is giving Betty an engagement ring for Christmas. "Wrap to Me," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; A mix-up leaves Betty with Veronica's present and Veronica with an empty box. 'Games," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; A cruel party game backfires. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #181
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 181

    Archie's Christmas Love In. "If the Spirit Moves You"; The gang doesn't believe in Santa Claus and thinks it's a cruel prank the older generation is playing on the younger generation. "New Sport" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Surprise Package"; Jughead helps Archie deliver presents for a store during Christmas. "Trail's End!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; 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. Archie Club News. "Winter Wonderland"; Betty and Archie are marveling at the wonder of winter while the local children pelt them with snowballs. "Party Smarty"; Mr. Weatherbee doesn't want to be Santa Claus this year for the school party so the teachers get Coach Kleats to do it instead. "Go Power," pencils by Harry Lucey; Reggie has a car, Jughead a bicycle; Who's faster? "Holiday Note"; Archie is trying to write a new Christmas song. "Sweet Talk' one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Out On a Limb"; The gang travels from house to house looking at everybody's Christmas trees. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #182
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 182

    The World of Archie. "I Gotta Be Me"; After getting fed up with detention Archie decides to turn over a new leaf and be a model student. "Line Drive," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie attaches a can of paint with a hole in it to the back of Reggie's car. "Line Plunge," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Coach Kleats tries to motivate Archie by putting a taped distress call of Veronica in his helmet. "The Wallet!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Martin Epp; Archie thinks he lost his wallet in the snow and enlists his friends to help him find it. Archie Club News. "Splash Down" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Dream Boy," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Mr. Lodge tells Smithers about a nightmare he had in which Archie married Veronica. "Fleet Foot," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Martin Epp; Veronica sets up a race between Archie and Reggie. "Teaser for Caesar," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; 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. "Oh Fleeting Fame," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie sets up a press agency; His first client is Reggie, who wants Archie to make Veronica appreciate how great he is. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #183
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 183

    The World of Jughead. "What's a Buddy For?"; Jughead is angry that Archie ditches his plans with Jughead any time a pretty girl walks bye. "Given the Business"; Pop Tate says he'll give Jughead the store when he retires. "Civic Duty"; Mr. Weatherbee needs to go to a school board meeting, but he's expecting the gardeners to show up with some chemical fertilizer so he asks Jughead to wait and tell them to put it on the front lawn. "Hocus Focus"; Jughead is determined to win a $25 prize for a photo. Archie Club News. "Fight Plan" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Secret Love"; Jughead has arrived at school an hour early to work on a jingle for a coffee contest. "No Trespassing"; When Mr. Lodge throws Archie out of the mansion, Archie tries to get Jughead to deliver a message to Veronica. "Get the Point?" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Hamburgerized"; Archie and Reggie don't believe that Jughead can hypnotize them. "Loves Labor Lost," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie and Reggie find a note in Jughead's handwriting professing his love for Veronica. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #184
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 184

    Betty and Veronica Spectacular. "The Meanest Girl in Town"; Veronica is suspicious of a young teen ostensibly collecting for charity; She has no sympathy when the girl is injured, and provokes the police to investigate. "That's Show Biz," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Bob White; Betty has the lead in a play with gorgeous visiting movie star Rock Bottom; A jealous Veronica spikes Betty's water jug with alum so that she loses her voice, and understudy Veronica replaces her. "Oh, Doctor"; Betty reads a medical encyclopedia, and soon convinces both herself and everyone else that they're suffering strange symptoms. "The Athlete," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica is so impressed with Reggie's athletic accomplishments that Archie tries to match Reggie's performance. "The Rich Get Results," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica shows off how efficiently Mr. Lodge's troubleshooters can tackle any problem, and inadvertently has an elephant shipped to Jughead. "The Agent"; Disgusted with waiting for boys to call for dates, Betty and Veronica hire Dilton as their agent. "Indian Giver"; Archie is disgusted with how badly Veronica treats Betty, so Veronica makes it up by telling him to take Betty to a dance, while she goes with Reggie. 76 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #185
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 185

    Li'l Jinx. Cover art by Joe Edwards. "Going to Pieces!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx's friends try to get a photo of her to make a birthday present. "Way$ 'n' Mean$", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx is going to get money for a soda by any means necessary. "Blow Up!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Dad tries to send the kids outside so he can nap, but they complain that it's too hot. "Stick Trick," script and art by Joe Edwards; Hap shows Jinx how to build a tower out of ice cream bar sticks. "Pistachio Nuts," pencils by Joe Edwards; Someone stole Li'l Jinx's pistachio bag. "A Mouthful," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx gets tickets to the TV show, Childrama, where they interview children and she is picked to be interviewed. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #188
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 188

    The World of Archie. "Questions"; Archie wonders what kind of a fool am I. "The Date"; Archie is hard at work raising money for a date with Veronica. Archie Quarter Comics house ad. "Pirate's Den (and Pirates Now)"; Archie finds an old treasure map and brings it to Mr. Weatherbee for his opinion. "Tongue Twister"; Archie gets a perfect score on the French test which irks Reggie and Veronica. "Storm Warnings"; Little Stefanie moved to New York and became a model, now back in Riverdale, she make a play for Archie. Palisades Park ad with Archie. "Dog Daze"; Jughead asks Archie why does he let Veronica treat him like a pet poodle. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #189
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 189

    The World of Jughead. "And the Beat Goes On"; Jughead decides to quit the Archies because they keep getting mobbed by girls. "Second Chance"; Archie is supposed to take pictures of Betty and Veronica, but he's out of film. "One Way Out!" one-page story, script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx is playing so badly, all she can do is pray for rain. "Persuasion"; Moose keeps clobbering Reggie. Jughead scares Moose off by claiming he's got a rare disease. "The Frame"; Jughead has been asked to be part of a sidewalk art show, but he doesn't have the money for frames. "Surf's Up"; Jughead decides to go surfing, over the pleas of his friends. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #190
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 190

    Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover by Al Hartley. "Yule Never Believe It," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie claims that nothing bad can happen to him during the Christmas season; Reggie repeatedly tries to prove him wrong by hitting him with a snowball. "What's Up, Doc?" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "In a Pickle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Al Hartley; Dilton dresses up as Santa Claus to entertain children, despite his friends' warnings that he's too little to be taken seriously in the part. Archie's Double Giant Christmas Special ad. "Card Shark," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott; After hearing Dilton complain that all the store-bought, mass-produced Christmas cards are too impersonal, Sabrina uses her magic powers to give each of her friends the ability to create their own personalized Christmas cards. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #191
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 191

    Betty and Veronica Christmas Spectacular. Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Flour Child," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica has created her deadliest batch of Christmas cookies ever; Archie and Betty come up with a way to dispose of the cookies without hurting her feelings. Christmas Fashions For Betty and Veronica, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Room Gloom!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Double Indemnity," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; When Betty and Veronica wear identical skating outfits, Veronica tries to ruin Betty's outfit. "My Father," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott; During a Christmas show at an orphanage, Betty meets a girl who is sad because she doesn't have a father. "To Each His Own," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Due to a bright idea by two department store clerks, Veronica winds up giving Betty a gift that she really wanted for herself, and vice versa. Plus letters to the girls and fashion pin-ups. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #192
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 192

    Archie's Love In. Cover by Stan Goldberg. "Snub Rub," script by George Gladir, pencils by Gus LeMoine, inks by Jon D'Agostino; The group's decision to keep their charity entertaining at the local hospital a secret gets their friends mad at them when the group must decline an invitation to entertain at the school Christmas pageant. "Her Hero" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Past And Present," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Joe Sinnott; Breaking under the weight of the gifts he's carrying for Veronica, Archie yearns for simpler times. "Tree Trim Triumph," pencils by Gus LeMoine, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie spends Christmas Eve helping decorate the Lodge Christmas tree, a fact Mr. Lodge quickly comes to regret. "The Missing Ingredient," script and pencils by Al Hartley; Betty tries to encourage Miss Beazley, who has been stung to tears from criticism of her traditional holiday fruitcake. "The Greater Gift," pencils by Gus LeMoine, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie must be as clandestine as possible in buying gifts for Betty and Veronica when he spots them shopping in the same store he's in. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.