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Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 1
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #932DE4-005
    • INCOMPLETE. Approximately 1/3 of interior pages missing. Affects art and story.

    Cover art by Bill Vigoda. "Beach Nuts"; Archie and the gang are at the beach on a windy day; Archie sets up a cabana fro Veronica which blows away so Archie nails it down to some wood; They start playing canasta but the wind blows the cards away so they decide to finish play in the cabana but it gets washed out to see with them still in it when the tide comes up. "All Balled Up"; It's the first day of spring and the guys are interested in is baseball rather than girls. Archie Fun Page; Indian war paint designs, how to make Indian rattles, coloring activity and connect the dots. "The Net Wit"; A lepidopterist is in town searching for a rare butterfly and takes the gang with him to try and catch one. "Hoops My Dear"; Mr. Lodge has a very important meeting with Mr. Richbuck with millions on the line and Archie keep disturbing Mr Lodge. "Out in Front"; Archie and Reggie are waiting in line for the school supplies store to open and Reggie hits a guy who he thinks is cutting in line. "Fountain of Youth"; The new fountain that Mr. Weatherbee got school funds for is broken in half on the day that the superintendent is coming to do an inspection. "Gun Fun" public service announcement; Jughead gives Archie gun safety tips. "Fair Game or Fowl"; Jughead is followed by a duck after he feeds him at the pond; The duck then follows Betty into school and goes into Mr. Weatherbee's office. "The More the Merrier"; Mr. Lodge is planning a Founders Day Celebration but when Betty overhears the plans she thinks he's planning a surprise birthday party for Veronica so she invites everyone over to his house. "Babes in the Woods"; Archie gets himself invited on a hike by Veronica but Reggie sabotages his plans and takes her instead. "Never Count on a Dame!" text story. "Angle With a Mangle"; Moose and Midge break up so Archie tries to get Moose to go out with Betty to keep her from getting in between him and Veronica. "Face Your Face"; A TV trivia show takes Jughead's picture and tells him to watch the program to see if his picture comes up. "It's a Snap"; Jughead takes up photography and Archie, Veronica and Mr. Weatherbee pose for the pictures. "Safe on First"; Betty buys a book on how to get to first base with a man and uses it on Archie. "How Now Brown Cow"; Mr. Weatherbee sends Archie to pick up a scow to get rid of garbage and he comes back with a cow. "Leery Theory"; Mr. Weatherbee encourages Coach Kleats to use Archie as a pitcher in the baseball game even though he isn't very good. "Study Buddy"; Archie crams for a test that he has to pass in order to get an increase in his allowance. "Caught with His Plans Down!"; Archie's father says he can't go play gold tomorrow because he has too much to do around the house. 116 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 2

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    "Wax Works"; Veronica thinks Archie is very low brow after criticizing her classical records. "A Current Love"; Betty and Reggie try to get Archie and Veronica to themselves by using the baseball game to get Archie away from Veronica so Reggie can move in. "Old Soldiers Never Die!"; Mr. Weatherbee gets a letter from the draft board to report for a physical. "Pop's Prize Surprise"; Archie enters his mother into a Mother of the Year contest with a trip to Bermuda for the winner. "Battle Up"; Veronica picks a fight with Archie because it's fun making up afterwards. "Beaux 'n' Arrows" text story. "Mantle of the Majors"; Reggie keeps bragging about his baseball skills when Jughead insults him. "No Ifs, Ands or Boats!"; Jughead and Archie build a boat and take it out onto the water but at first it takes on water and then after fixing that problem Archie crashes it into a garbage scow. "Wrong Whey"; Jughead is babysitting a girl for the afternoon and Archie asks if he could borrow some money since he's getting paid for it. "Dance Bait"; When Betty tells Reggie that Archie and Veronica had a quarrel he runs over to her house to take advantage of the situation. "Suit--Yourself"; A department store is having an event at the school to give new outfits to the best dressed students and faculty. "Reggie Makes History"; Mr. Weatherbee promises to prevent Reggie from going to the school dance unless he passes a history test. "Moose Taken Identity"; Midge is tired of Moose's jealousy ruining her life. "Confidentially It Shrinks"; Archie and the gang watch a film on black magic and shrinking heads. "Short but Sweet"; Betty buys a cheap dress and Veronica says it's too cheap and it won't last. "The Dumb Clock"; Archie is late for class and Mr. Weatherbee calls him into his office. "Swollen Profits"; Business has been slow for Pop Tate so Jughead suggests a gimmick to bring people in. "All Unstrung"; The guys are using yo-yos and the girls tell them it's childish but then take the yo-yos and do their own tricks. "Allergy for Algy"; Veronica sends a letter writing about Algernon the 5th, a champion boxer who she's wild about and has become inseparable from. 100 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 3
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 8" cumulative spine chew, cover still attached.
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    "Quit Your Kitten"; Veronica's kitten Gallahad runs away so the gang all try to find cats to replace it. "From Pillar to Post!"; Betty and Veronica criticize Moose's English and when he explains what he's doing for Mr. Weatherbee they tell him that he's obviously misunderstood what Mr. Weatherbee was asking him to do. "Station Break!"; Veronica calls Betty to tell her that she's coming into town and that she should tell Archie to pick her up. "Mixed Fix"; Mr. Lodge has a bet with Mr. Moneybags that whoever loses will have to sell the other one their factories. "Ankles Away!"; Jughead goes on a date with Brunhilda because she's cooking a turkey but he fakes a sprained leg so he won't have to dance with her. "String You Sinner"; Reggie tries to cheat on his chemistry test by attaching a book of formulas to a string outside the window but is caught by Mr. Weatherbee. "From Rags to Switches"; Mr. Weatherbee doesn't like the sloppy ways that the kids dress at schools and it's made worse when he hears the superintendent—who also hates sloppy dress—is coming to inspect the school. "It's a Drawl"; A southern girl is in town and has Archie infatuated. "Truce Is Stranger than Fiction!"; Archie let's Mr. Lodges parakeet out of its cage and smashes his plants and knock over his butler while trying to catch it. "Pie in Her Eye!" text story. "Starry Eyed"; After watching a movie about a hunter killing a leopard Archie, Betty and Veronica all have different dreams about it. "Rise 'n' Sign!"; Reggie sticks a sign on Archie's back that says "Midge Loves Me" in order to get Moose mad at Archie. "Oyster Stew"; Jughead gets some oysters and invites Archie and Reggie to share them if they'll help shuck them but they refuse and devise a plan—by buying a few pearls and hiding them in some of the oysters—to get Jughead to shuck them all. "From Hot to Cooler"; Archie gets a job at the car wash wiping down cars by Betty mishears it as swiping cars and thinks that Archie has joined a car theft gang to get enough money for prom tickets. "Trapped"; Reggie tries to borrow money from Archie and Jughead to buy traps for muskrat. "An Explosive Situation"; In order to get back at Reggie for putting a lizard down his back Jughead puts a gadget with an exploding cap under the lid of Reggie's desk so that when Reggie opens it the cap will explode. "There Oughta Be a Law"; Archie thinks there should be a law where kids run things instead of parents. "Special Delivery"; Betty and Veronica create a fictitious personal ad to see who will respond. "Tooth or Consequences"; Jughead has to mow the lawn of one of his father's friends. "Good Losers"; Coach Kleats' team loses the baseball game and his team isn't upset and doesn't make excuses. "Three Must-Get-Theirs"; The guys try to stay out of trouble at school and it makes Mr. Weatherbee nervous that they're hatching some diabolical plan. "Oven Lovin"; Betty wonders why Archie fawns over Veronica but barely notices her. "Plug Ugly"; Reggie insults Moose after he's finished swimming and gets away with it. "Ship Shape"; Veronica has some studio pictures made of herself and gives one to Archie to stop from feeling lonely. "Double Trouble"; Jughead has a new girlfriend Gloria who has a twin. "Top Secret"; Mr. Weatherbee's wig comes off and Archie catches it. 100 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 4
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1554507013
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    • Water damage.
  • Issue #5
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 5
    • Incomplete. Pieces clipped from back page (slightly affects art and story).

    "The Student Wince!", script by Frank Doyle, art by George Frese; Archie is doing so poorly in school that they call in his father to speak to all of the teachers. "Fan-Dangle," art by Harry Lucey; Veronica is the president of the Danny Downbeat fan club and it's taking up all of her time so Archie makes her quit and Betty takes over as president. "Buss Ride," art by George Frese; Archie makes a deal with Veronica that every time a car with one headlight passes by he would get to kiss her. "Popular Poll," art by Bob Bolling; Archie agrees to take out whoever is voted as as the most popular girl in school. Untitled story, pencils by Harry Lucey; Moose is ineligible to play sports because he got a minus five on his English exam. "Meddle of Honor," art by Bill Vigoda; When Jughead shows Veronica a picture of a handsome war hero who's staying with Betty Veronica demands to take him to the dance. "Native Dancer," art by Samm Schwartz; The guys tries to convince Jughead he's a good dancer so he'll agree to take them all out that night. "Gallant Fox," art by Samm Schwartz; After hearing Archie talking about what he would do if someone made a pass at Veronica she falsely claims that big Moose whistled at her. "Everything's Oak!", script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Terry Szenics; Reggie is taking care of Mr.Lodge's plants when Archie comes along with an oak tree sapling in a pot. "The Big Charade," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Terry Szenics; The gang play charades. "Daze-y Chain," art by Samm Schwartz; Archie and Jughead go out to find daisy plants because he thinks that's Veronica's favorite flower. Archie Annual ad. "Footloose and Fancy," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Reggie and Jughead are varnishing the gym floor when Reggie deliberately paint Jughead into a corner. "The Rose Achoo," script by Frank Doyle, art by Tom Moore; Archie invites Betty to the festival of roses because Veronica is allergic to them. "Snob Appeal!", pencils by Bill Vigoda; Reggie wants Jughead to introduce him to a posh girl. "Omission of Guilt," art by Joe Edwards. Betty and Veronica Puzzle Fun. "Kickoff," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Reggie asks for Jughead's help in avoiding being beat up by the boyfriend of a girl he dated. "Tracked Down!"; Archie makes a bet that he can take down Moose and devises a way to make it look like Moose is running away from him. Archie's Christmas Stocking ad. "What the Heckle," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Jughead acts as M.C. at Pop Tate's to try and draw in a crowd. "Once A-pond a Time," script by Frank Doyle, art by George Frese; Miss Grundy relays her suspicions about Archie planning to skip school the next day to go fishing so Mr. Weatherbee goes to the pond the next day to watch for him. "Hopping Mad," script and pencils by Joe Edwards, inks by Terry Szenics; Coach Kleats tried to show the proper way to catch a ground ball but Jughead brought in a trick ball. "Label Fable," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick and Joe Edwards; Betty buys a dress that's an genuine copy of an original by Pierre of Paris. 100 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 6
  • Issue #7
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 7

    "Balance of Power"; Moose shows off his strength at the beach and impresses the girls; Veronica refers to Archie as scrawny. "Bride and Gloom!"; Mr. Weatherbee wants Betty to take some school records to Central City and to take another student to help her. "Hare Brained Scheme"; Archie' mother left in a hurry and didn't prepare any food; Archie's father doesn't have any money with him so they can't go out to eat. "Two for the Money"; Dilton and Moose decide to enter a TV game show as a ventriloquist and a child genius but Archie and Reggie manage to replace Dilton on the show. "Groomed for Doom"; The girls give Jughead a manicure. Reggie takes photos of it to blackmail Jughead. "Clothes Call"; Betty sees a beautiful sweater in a shop windows but it's already been ordered by Veronica. "Rapid Turnover"; Veronica forgot to plant the tulips in the garden so Dilton arranges for Moose to plant them. "Sportin' Spartan"; After listening to a lecture on Spartan courage and their tests of pain endurance Reggie tries to use it against Archie with the winner getting Archie's date. Betty and Veronica Funland activity page. "The Phtt-ographer"; Archie wants to take photos of Veronica for an amateur photo competition but Reggie has already arranged to take pictures of her. "Light Fright"; Archie and Jughead are collecting rocks in a cave when they hear a growl. "Hats Off!" text story. "A Stitch in Time"; Jughead takes up knitting. "The Thing"; Archie gives an ugly vase to Mr. Lodge. Veronica tries repeatedly to get rid of it but Archie keeps bringing it back. 100 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 8

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    "Fatal Fascination"; The superintendent of schools visits to identify trouble magnets. "Once in a Whirl"; Archie tries to get a record number of spins on the hula-hoop because Reggie suggests there might be a prize for whoever can do the most. "Collector's Item"; Reggie is president of the student council and it's his job to raise money for the school dance refreshments but he doesn't like collecting money from people so Jughead demonstrates how easy it is. "Music Maestro Please!", script by Joe Harold; Shrimpy tries to play the violin. "Right Cross"; Archie and Reggie say there's no point arguing with females because they always think they're right. "Two Seconds to Go"; Archie and Reggie box each other in the ring. "Betty and Veronica Presents the Recording Star of the Month!" article about Tommy Sands. "Chirp Skate"; Archie and Reggie try to believe they have a bird that uses Morse code to predict the winning scores of ball games. "Risky Business"; Archie's father tries to sell insurance to Mr. Lodge. "Speech Deficiency"; Mr. Weatherbee is practicing a speech and gets locked in a clothes closet while trying to hide from Miss Grundy. "Making the Headlines"; Li'l Jinx and Roz check the newspaper to see if Jinx is in there. "Rubber Ribber"; Reggie tries to play a trick on Arch by putting rubber cheese in his sandwich but Archie gives hi sandwich to Moose. "For Debt or for Worse"; Fred can't resist purchasing items from door-to-door salesmen. "Heavy Date"; Archie is broke and has a date with Veronica who wants to go to a fancy restaurant. "Alaska" American Heritage article. "Handy Man"; Archie gets a black eye from opening his locker and tries to hide out at home while it heals; Reggie tries to take advantage of the situation by making it look like Archie is being a coward and is hiding from someone who threatened him. "Snowed In"; Betty and Veronica try to butter up Archie's parents. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 9
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" spine split from bottom.
    • 7" cumulative spine split.

    Giant-Sized Summer 1959 issue. Cover art by Harry Lucey. Chance Encounter, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics; Archie avoids a new girl in town because he doesn't want Veronica to think he's dating the girl. Habit Foaming, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica argue about breaking bad habits. Evil Eyeful, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Samm Schwartz; Jughead pretends to have an evil eye and practices on his friends. Article about Buffalo Bill. Advertisement for Archie Giant Series Magazine #6. 84 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 10
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom. Writing within book.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1571238001

    Cover art by Harry Lucey. Ship Shake, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Mr. Lodge's quiet day on his yacht is repeatedly disturbed by Archie's innocent antics with a miniature speed boat. The Lid's Off; After watching Veronica swoon over an expensive hat in a shop window, Jughead makes a duplicate of it out of seventy-nine cents worth of material. Net Result, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica agrees to train Betty for a match that afternoon for the school tennis championship, but not out of the kindness of her heart. Sock Finish, script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead has made grape juice using his grandmother's "old-fashioned recipe"; So Reggie convinces the gang he made the juice by crushing the grapes with his unwashed bare feet. Boarder Line Case, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Mr. Lodge tries to pressure Veronica into quitting the job she's taken, using advice Archie has given him. 84 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 11
    • Water damage. Insect chew.
    • 7" cumulative spine split.
    • 6" cumulative spine split.

    Giant Size 84 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #12
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 12

    Giant Size 84 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 13

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  • Issue #14
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 14
    • 2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. "Mural Magic"; Veronica is impressed when Reggie gives her an oversized card with a poem. "The Ball Players," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie is playing bare-handed catch with Reggie and isn't paying much attention to either Veronica or Betty. "The Sound Barrier," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie and Reggie try to be stoic while inflicting pain on each other; The girls think that's a crazy idea. "For Cake's Sake" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Trip to Nowhere," art by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica is supposed to go on a trip to the country, but Betty is so happy to see her leave that Veronica decides not to go. Betty's Coloring Page, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "The Tale of the Shirt"; Archie has to wear an ugly shirt because Veronica picked it out for him and all his friends tease him about it. The World of Jughead ad. "The Fight Game"; Reggie gets a date with Veronica and Archie decides to challenge him to a boxing match with the winner to get the date. "Once a Pond a Time," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie and Reggie decide to play hooky by going fishing at the Old Pond. "Defeat of the Beat-Nik"; Archie and Reggie decide to become beatniks. "A Stranger to Danger"; Archie wants to tell Moose to stay away from Veronica, but is afraid of getting clobbered. Archie Giant Series ad. "The Poorer Class"; Archie decides that Veronica is too rich for him; Veronica pretends that her father has lost his wealth and even the servants are in rags. 84 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 15

    "Birds of a Feather," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie helps Veronica build a birdhouse, but trying to attract birds to it results in a bird invasion of Riverdale High. "Re-Tired"; When Archie needs new tires for his car Jughead comes up with a creative way to get them, but it backfires. "I Love a Parade!"; Mr. Lodge is forced to endure the embarrassment of arriving at the governor's parade in Archie's car. "Blame That Name," pencils by Harry Lucey; Veronica, Betty, and Archie fantasize about having more glamorous names, to the consternation of Jughead and Reggie. "The Pin Spotters"; Jughead finds a pin and thinks he will have good luck for the rest of the day, but it's bad luck for everyone else when they laugh at him. "A Little Birdie!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Teamwork"; Dilton agrees to tutor Moose if Coach Kleats lets Dilton play on the football team. "Case History"; Veronica and Betty have given Archie and Rehhie identical key cases but the boys have to scramble when one of the cases is lost and they have to hide it from the girls. "Scandal Stopper"; Reggie tries to cause trouble for Archie and Veronica by starting a rumor. "Letter Perfect"; Miss Grundy gives a history lecture full of errors because she thinks the class is not paying attention, but then she fears that Moose will believe what she's said. "Frost Free"; Reggie makes himself look rugged (and impresses the Lodges) by not wearing a coat in the winter, but when Jughead learns that it's because Reggie is wearing electric underwear he plots to embarrass Reggie. "Add and Detract"; Moose wins a school raffle because he doesn't know how to add. 84 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 16

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    "The Commuter"; Archie gets into a familiar jam, arranging dates with Betty and Veronica for the same night. "Kid Stuff"; Betty tricks Archie into coming with her on a picnic as a "Big Sister" with the Riverdale Boy Sprouts. Betty and Veronica Spectacular ad. "Ladies Man," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica says that the most attractive thing about Archie is that the other girls want him, too. "The Helping Hand"; Full of love for his fellow man, Archie decides he will do everything he can to help Mr. Weatherbee. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "Le Left Jabbe"; Archie and Jughead insult Reggie in French. "Model Child!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Angry Young Man"; Veronica is hanging around with a new boy and Archie keeps trying to work up the courage to fight him, egged on by Jughead and Reggie. "Holding the Bag"; Veronica has Archie carry her purse while she is shopping and Archie gets teased unmercifully. "Business Methods!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Cornered"; On a cold day, Veronica leaves Archie standing on the corner for a long time. 84 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #17
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 17

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    "The Fighter," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie plans on trying out for the boxing team, but is so clumsy that his training leaves him in bad shape. "Danger at Cobb's Cavern," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie, Reggie, Betty and Veronica decide to explore Cobb's Cavern, a local cave; Jughead advises them against it because of possible landslides. "The Nervous Ones"; Jughead intentionally twists Reggie's comments to annoy him. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "The Crusader"; Betty decides she's going to be helpful, which sends the others into a panic, since her attempts to be helpful always backfire. "A Time for Everything" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Archie Giant Series Magazines ad. "The Handout!"; Archie borrows a lifelike model of a human hand from the art department and uses it to play pranks. "Poor Little Rich Whirl"; Betty is jealous of Veronica's wealth; Veronica invites her for an overnight visit to emphasize her wealth and get her to give up Archie. "The Brush-Off," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty takes up painting to try to forget Archie. 84 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 18
    • 3" spine split from top.

    "The Little People"; Archie is jealous when he hears the the son of one of Mr. Lodge's business partners is staying at the Lodge's house. "Cat and Mouse"; Reggie tries to give Moose a false sense of confidence when they race by holding back when they run. Archie's Christmas Stocking ad. "Buzz Bombs"; Text article about bees, wasps and hornets. "Squeeze It Yourself" starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. "Pin Fun"; Betty out-bowls Archie and Veronica gets all of his attention. "Daddy's Boy"; Mr. Lodge's psychologist convinces him that Archie wants to be his son. Archie Giant Series Magazines ad. "Match Maker!"; Reggie agrees to coach a boy's little league team if the kid will introduce him to his big sister. "Fishing for Fems" article. "Popularity Pole"; Archie thinks Veronica is a snob and never agrees with anything he says so he tells Betty that he's through with Veronica. "Practice Makes Perfect!", script and pencils by Joe Edwards; Jinx makes lemonade but can't get the mix of sugar and water right. "Profit and Loss!"; After reading a book on astrology Betty tells Archie that it's inevitable that they will be together that day. "Buss Stop"; Betty is mad at Archie for stealing a kiss from her. "I See Your Face Before Me"; Reggie tries to use photographs and psychology to get Archie to believe that he's in love with Betty. "Canine Caper"; Archie takes care of his uncle's dog and it causes him lots of trouble. "Peace...It's Wonderful!"; Veronica is tired of Archie and Reggie fighting each other. "Help Wanted"; Betty throws a party and nobody wants to help clean up. "Lover Boy's Lament!"; Archie pines for Veronica when she's away on vacation. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 19
    • 1/2" spine split from top.

    "School Pigeon," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie and Jughead send Prof. Flutesnoot's robot to Mr. Weatherbee's office, intending to scare him. "Like Real Gone," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; While visiting her father's top-secret government plant, Veronica gets a mild dose of radiation that causes her to become temporarily invisible. Archie Giant Series Magazines ad. "Big Shot" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Siren"; Jughead spills a liquid he made in chemistry class on his hamburger and the reaction with the hamburger and pickle juice turns it into a potion; He accidentally spills it on Miss Grundy's hair. "Snowbound"; Archie gets stuck in a deep snow drift; Everyone tries to take advantage of the situation instead of helping him get out. "Concerned!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Haste Space"; Archie and Jughead convince each other that Dilton is a space alien in disguise. "Child's Play," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie and Jughead build a snowman that looks like Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Weatherbee changes it to look like Miss Grundy, who then changes it to look like Prof. Flutesnoot. "The Passion Potion," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Professor Flutesnoot invents a potion that makes Archie irresistible to Betty and Veronica, at least until it is washed off. 84 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 20

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    "The Big Story"; Reggie makes fun of Archie's reporting skills on the school newspaper, so Archie makes Reggie a reporter and gives him an assignment that will lead to unpleasant consequences. Archie Annual ad. "Too Much Help," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Betty and Veronica want to meet a new boy, but all their attempts at flirting get sidetracked by their friends being "helpful." Archie Club News. "By Hook or Crook"; Jughead wanders into the Choklit Shop during a robbery. "Odor Wise," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie has a talent for identifying the brand of perfume the girls are wearing; Betty and Veronica try to see if he can follow them if they spray perfume every so often. "Positive Thinking!"; Reggie decides to practice the power of positive thinking. "Sleeping Booty"; Mr. Bunsenburner and Mr. Weatherbee think Jughead has been bitten by a tse tse fly and has contracted sleeping sickness. "Gift-Rapped"; Jughead is supposed to deliver a bottle of perfume as a birthday present for Miss Grundy, but the package gets switched with one containing explosives. "Horn of Plenty," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie and Reggie are trying out for Prof. Flutesnoot's band and have been taking oboe lessons. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 21

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    Cover by Bob White. "Jalopy Jitters," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Unable to afford the upkeep, Archie decides to sell his jalopy. "Rogue Male," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie decides to ask Moose for permission to date Midge, incurring not only Moose's wrath, but that of Betty and Veronica as well. "Can't Sand It" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Veronica's Fashion Page, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Roll 'Em," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica gets Archie, Jughead and her father involved in an old-time slapstick pie fight while Reggie surreptitiously films it for a class project. "What Comes Natural," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy debate whether the presence of girls in school drives the boys to act immaturely or whether it's just innate in boys regardless of the circumstances. "The Waiting Game," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Archie and Veronica endure long lines to sample the new roller coaster at the carnival. "The Gold Bug," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Terry Szenics (pgs 1-5) and Joe Edwards (pg 6); Archie thinks he has a magic Egyptian scarab. "The Lover," pencils by Bill Vigoda; Archie convinces Moose that he's a great lover who should play the field, in order to get a clear path at Midge. "Finders Keepers," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Gift Giver"; Mr. Lodge contracts the measles from Reggie. "Tough Bluff"; Betty and Veronica dump Archie and then secretly try to regain his interest. "Signs of Age"; Archie feels old. Archie Club News. "Shy Guy"; Archie and Reggie turn shy Morton into a romantic devil. Little Archie Magazine. "The Wager"; Reggie's bullying of Archie backfires when Moose enters the picture. "Dads Little Helper"; Mr. Lodge makes Reggie and Archie do his "dirty" work. "I Talk To the Trees," art by Bill Vigoda; Archie deceives everyone with his flea bitten story. "Cook Out"; Archie and Jughead attempt to reconstruct Mr. Lodge's outdoor barbeque pit. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    Cover by Samm Schwartz. "Temptation"; Veronica throws Archie over for Reggie because Reggie is driving around in his uncle's brand new Avanti, and Archie's none too pleased. "Wheel and Deal," pencils by Harry Lucey; With some help from Jughead, Archie figures out how to get the Avanti away from Reggie. "Admiration Society," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty hears that Archie and Veronica are on the outs and that she has a chance with him. Betty pinup by Dan DeCarlo. Veronica pinup by Dan DeCarlo. "What Makes Archie Run?"; Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie's friends to cut back on his after school distractions so he can pick up his grades. "Tongue Twister," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Pepper suggests Melody study for her Spanish test by playing a Spanish language instruction record while she sleeps. "To Be Renounced"; Reggie claims he's renouncing women, but it's all a set-up to embarrass Archie. "The Big Lie"; Archie and Veronica catch Reggie in a lie. "The Weak Spot," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Reggie sets up Archie with a pre-cut board. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    "Hair It Is!"; Veronica gets mad at Archie because he doesn't recognize her when she's wearing a wig. "Lawman"; Mr. Weatherbee enlists Archie to help track down a chronic truant named Billie Blake. "Where the Boys Are"; Veronica and Betty agree that they hate men and decide to get revenge by inviting as many as possible on dates for that night, and standing them up. "The Message"; Veronica asks Reggie to give Archie a message; But Reggie gives the message to Moose to pass on, figuring Moose will foul up the message and Archie's confusion will give Reggie time with Veronica. "Plane Facts"; Reggie tricks Archie into buying Veronica a gift she won't like. "A Change in Weather" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Pass It On"; Archie goes to Veronica's house to tell her he's going to a boxing match with his dad instead of taking her to a dance, but Mr. Lodge and Reggie have a laugh at his expense. "The Heights of Humility"; Archie and Reggie each try to be more modest than the other. "Mister Nice Guy"; Archie's positive attitude irritates Reggie and Jughead; Reggie enlists Moose in an attempt to sour him, but it doesn't work. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    "Brute Farce," pencils by Harry Lucey; Veronica allows Archie to be masterful with her; The other boys allow this because Veronica won't date them otherwise. "A Matter of Competition!"; All the girls have a crush on handsome Professor Armstrong; The boys are happy when he gets transferred to another school. "Mister Clean"; Mr. Lodge has Veronica vacuuming the house to learn some domestic skills. Archie Club News. "A Helping Hand!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. Archie Giant Series ad. "The Helmet," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie starts wearing a jungle pith helmet; Reggie teases him, but Veronica thinks it gives him a certain flair. "The Other Cheek"; Archie and Reggie make a bet about who can get out of serving detention, driving Mr. Weatherbee to distraction. "Splinter Group," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie gets a splinter in his finger and Veronica takes him to the school nurse. Betty and Veronica, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Operation Finger" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Sound Off"; Miss Grundy takes Archie to Mr. Weatherbee for talking in class; Mr. Weatherbee makes Archie wear a sign that says "I shall not whisper!" 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    "Brute Farce," pencils by Harry Lucey; Veronica allows Archie to be masterful with her; The other boys allow this because Veronica won't date them otherwise. Archie's Pals 'n' Gals ad. "A Matter of Competition!"; All the girls have a crush on handsome Professor Armstrong; The boys are happy when he gets transferred to another school, but his replacement is bigger and just as handsome. "Mister Clean"; Mr. Lodge has Veronica vacuuming the house to learn some domestic skills. "Caddy-Baddy!"; Archie is Mr. Lodge's caddy in a big rivalry match with J. P. Pennypincher and he makes sure Mr. Lodge will win by fair means or foul. Archie Club News. "A Helping Hand!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx has her mother reach under the couch to find her caterpillars. Archie Giant Series. "The Helmet," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie starts wearing a jungle pith helmet; Reggie teases him, but Veronica thinks it gives him a certain flair. "Food for Thought"; Reggie and Archie make idle conversation, but everything they say reminds Jughead of food. "Blood Brothers"; All the boys in the school have to give blood samples for medical research; Jughead's blood turns out to be unusual. "The Other Cheek"; Archie and Reggie make a bet about who can get out of serving detention, driving Mr. Weatherbee to distraction. "Splinter Group," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Archie gets a splinter in his finger and Veronica takes him to the school nurse; Archie falls for the attractive nurse, causing Veronica to chase him with a chair. Betty and Veronica Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Operation Finger," script and art by Joe Edwards; When Greg injures his finger, Jinx gives him a practical gift for Christmas. "Sound Off"; Miss Grundy takes Archie to Mr. Weatherbee for talking in class; Mr. Weatherbee makes Archie wear a sign that says "I shall not whisper!" "Be Prepared"; Archie has been tying his jalopy to objects when he parks so his car won't blow away just in case a hurricane comes along. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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    "Open and Shut Case"; Mr. Weatherbee tries to teach Archie to close a door correctly. "Sound Your "A"", pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Professor Flutesnoot apologizes to Archie for telling him that he can't carry a tune in a basket and then instructs him to carry a basket full of sheet music to the auditorium. "Dyeing to Live"; Veronica wants to know if it is true that blondes have more fun. "Leave It To Dad"; Fred takes a phone message for Archie but he can't remember if it is from Betty or from Veronica. "Cyrano the Second"; The class has to read Cyrano de Bergerac and Moose gets the idea to have Jughead feed him lines while he stands below Midge's balcony. Archie Club News. "Sound Proof"; Jinx chatters on the phone so much that her father says he should put in a phone booth. "Mask Me No Questions," pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty sees a costume ball as the perfect way to get close to Archie. "Sing Along with Arch!"; Archie and his firends start a band called the Buzzin' Cousins. "Sculpture Vulture!", pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie and Reggie have a bet on who can make a better clay sculpture of Betty's head and Archie plays a brutal prank on Reggie at the end. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Beetlemania, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Samm Schwartz, inks by Marty Epp; In order to get the attention of the girls away from The Beatles and back onto them, Archie, Reggie, Jughead and Moose don Beatle wigs and Beatle-style suits and play at the dance; But their act catches on, rocketing the boys to more fame and demand than they're equipped to handle. Tie Score, script by George Gladir, pencils by Bill Vigoda; Jughead lends Veronica his bow tie so she can close a too-daring blouse. Miss-Taken, pencils by Bob White; When Betty finds out Archie wants her to bring her grill over to his house so he can barbecue for Veronica, she loads it with fuel from Archie's car. Spellbound, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica goes through a closet-full of outfits trying to dress for a date with Archie, because fate won't let her get out the door without soiling each one. 64 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    Don't Knock Knees, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; The boys are going to judge the prettiest girl at the clambake by who has the prettiest knees and Veronica begins to obsess that her knees aren't more glamorous than everyone else's. Don't Quote Me, script by Frank Doyle; Veronica is swept off of her feet by an older man who plies her with fancy literary quotes; So to fight back, Archie begins trying to memorize the classics. Home Wrecker; Archie brings a bird's nest to school for his science project, then is mercilessly pursued by the bird who was living in it. Caddy On, pencils by Dan DeCarlo; Veronica's planned alone time with Archie on the golf course is foiled when Archie asks Jughead to caddy for him. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    "Smile Awhile"; After going to the dentist, Veronica's face is temporarily frozen in a grin and she is unable to talk. "Hex Marks the Spot"; Archie has a hex put on him by a strange man after Archie made fun of his speech. "Oops!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx slips on ice all the way home. "Royal Flush"; Reggie tries to get into a swank Blue Camelia Ball by getting Moose, hired as a bouncer, to let him and Veronica in. Archie Club News. "Blow Your Top!"; Archie shows off his skills with his diabolo top at school. Betty on the Beach illustration. "Decisions," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Betty and Veronica play a trick on Archie by asking him questions because they know he can't make a decision. "Money Talks!"; The son of one of Mr. Lodge's business partners is in town and Archie thinks he's faking when he brags about his wealth. "Dark Horsing Around!"; Archie and Reggie are both running for class president and Betty and Veronica don't know who to vote for so they enter Jughead as a darkhorse candidate. "A Pretty Girl in Pants" Betty's Fashions illustration, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Vincent DeCarlo. "Gown Clown!"; Veronica gets a new gown delivered to Archie's house because she doesn't want her father to get angry over her spending but when Archie's mother sees the gown she thinks it was meant for her. "Combat Comedy"; Military terms applied to relationships. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Getting Ready, script by Jim Ruth, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Marty Epp; Constantly practicing his dribbling gets Archie in hot water with the three people most important to him at the moment. The Thin Line, script by Jim Ruth, art by John Rosenberger; Archie tries to use psychology to get into Mr. Lodge's good graces. The Silent Woman, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Veronica has a life size wax double of herself made, then assigns her chauffeur to trail Archie with the dummy in the car, so he'll think she's watching him and won't go near Betty while Veronica is in Europe. Show Time, script by Jim Ruth, art by John Rosenberger; Archie hosts a variety show on the school radio station. But the acts are all visual in nature. Betty pinup, Veronica pinup by Dan DeCarlo. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Winner Take All, pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie is showing Ronnie that he can be manly and savage, but when Reggie trips him up, he challenges Reggie to a duel. The Grand Tour, pencils by Bob Bolling; Mr. Weatherbee needs someone to show someone around the school. The Advisor, pencils by John Rosenberger; Betty is crying, but Miss Grundy tells her how to get a man. Betty and Veronica pinup, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. Fair Trade, pencils by John Rosenberger; Mr. Lodge is fed up with Archie, the musician. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Net Profit," pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie challenges Reggie, the school tennis champ, to a tennis match for the right to take Veronica to a dance. "A-Weigh Out" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Sea Monster," art by John Rosenberger; Reggie tries to play a prank on Archie by painting a sea monster image on the lens of his scuba mask. "Go, Man, Go!"; A short in Archie's electric guitar gets him in trouble with Mr. Lodge. "If I've Told You Once...!"; As punishment for running in the halls, Mr. Weatherbee charges Archie with stopping other students from running in the halls. "Spy Spoof," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by John Rosenberger; A burglar intent on industrial espionage runs into Archie and the gang searching the Lodge mansion in disguise for a prize Veronica has hidden. "Not Many Boys Have It," art by Joe Edwards; To keep a new girl in the area away from Archie, Betty and Veronica try to fix her up with Jughead. "Voice of Doom," pencils by John Rosenberger; Reggie plants a tiny receiver on Archie lapel, then pretends to be Archie's conscience in order to ruin his date with Veronica. Three Betty and Veronica pinups, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "The Long Wait," script by Frank Doyle; Tired of waiting for Veronica, Archie allows Jughead to take him to a movie. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    "Where the Action Ain't"; Archie and Reggie try to stage a "happening" by pushing Archie down the street in a bathtub. "Follow the Leader," script and art by Joe Edwards; Greg thinks Jinx is following him but she's just headed in the same direction. "Chaos in a Common Cane," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Evilheart helps capture The Dude but isn't able to take any of the credit. "Bad Add," script and pencils by Joe Edwards. "The Green Thumb"; Archie replaced the plants in Mr. Lodge's vegetable garden after he accidentally mowed them over and now Mr. Lodge thinks his experimental fertilizer works extra well. "The Catch"; Archie dreams about making a great catch to save the baseball game for Riverdale but when Coach Kleats puts him on the field in real life he's not quite as spectacular. Archie Club News. "Tennis Courting"; Archie gets jealous of Reggie giving tennis lessons to Veronica so he gets Betty to teach him tennis. "Basebrawl," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie coaches the girl's baseball team. "There Must Be Something Wrong"; Archie tries to find a sport at which he can beat Reggie. "Foul Ball"; Archie takes Betty and Veronica to a professional baseball game. "The Wrong Event!"; Archie tries pole vaulting but gets his pants caught on the pole. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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    "Just Routine"; Archie runs into, and angers, the teachers. Betty and Veronica Pin-Up, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Overnight Fright"; Betty and Veronica go on an overnight camping trip; Archie and Reggie decide to scare them while they're there. "Now Hear This!", script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx can hear of jelly beans being opened from two blocks away. "The Dude"; Archie dresses up in nice clothes with no occasion for doing so and it makes everyone curious as to what he has planned. Veronica's Winter Fashions illustration, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Fan Male"; When Archie starts receiving perfumed letters Betty and Veronica are convinced he has another girlfriend and start being extra nice to woo Archie back. Archie Club News. "The Handkerchief" starring Sammy the Whammy, Boy Magician. "The Approach"; Betty will try anything to attract Archie's affections--anything. "Jet Set Pets"; Mr. Lodge takes Betty and Veronica to England to teach them about history but they're only interested in The Beatles and other English rock bands. "Car-Razy"; Archie overhears his parents talking and thinks he is getting a new car for his birthday. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Man," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Martin Epp; Archie tries to demonstrate his maturity, but only succeeds in going from one clumsy, childish mishap to another. 4 Betty and Veronica pinups, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Pie in the Sky," pencils by Dan DeCarlo; After unwittingly consuming the pie her mother had baked for her club social, Betty and Veronica try to substitute a pie purchased at a bakery. "Mad Fad in Ron's Pad," script and pencils by Bob Bolling; What starts with Betty getting the ring Archie meant to give to Veronica ends with everybody having a ring but Betty. "The Washout?"; Archie tries to keep the knowledge that he's got a date with the new girl in town from Veronica. "Happy Birthday" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "A Friend in Need," pencils by John Rosenberger; Mr. Lodge makes the mistake of leaving Archie to take delivery of some furniture. "A Smashing Failure," pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie accidentally breaks a window in the Lodge mansion and his efforts to make up for it only cause more chaos. "That's Shoe Biz" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Getting Reggie's Goat," script by George Gladir, pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Reggie tries to use the school's new strict tardiness policy to keep Archie from keeping a date with Veronica. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    "The Patient"; Veronica takes her obsession with nursing too far. "The Lucky Peace"; Moose has bad luck since he's been without his lucky Spanish doubloon. "Too Hot to Handle," script by Al Hartley, pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie is elected as honorary Jr. Fire Chief during fire prevention week. "Nightmare or Dreaming is Believing"; Archie has a nightmare that he's blindfolded and about to be shot by Mr. Lodge. Archie Club News. "Sweet & Sour"; Li'l Jinx gets a lollipop from a new neighbor and Greg wants one too. "Big Daddy"; Archie takes the place of Mr. Lodge in the school's father-daughter dance. "Beautiful Schemer"; Ethel takes a correspondence course in ballet and modern dance because it gives her poise. "This Is a Recording"; Reggie secretly records the girls' slumber party but they find his recorder and leave a special message on it for him. "The Coaxer"; Archie takes his neighbor's dog to the beach but he doesn't want to go in the water. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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    Cover art by Joe Edwards. Rocket Knock, script and art by Bob Bolling; As a science project, Jughead creates a rocket with a built-in camera; One of the pictures it takes is of Archie and Betty kissing on Thrill Hill, which leads to Archie needing a rocket of his own to escape from Veronica's wrath. Home James, art by Stan Goldberg; The kids go overboard to impress a man from a television talent agency. Air-Borne With Archie, script and art by Bob Bolling; Betty and Archie are chosen to appear in a TV commercial involving a hot-air balloon, but the balloon gets away while they're still in it. Act 32, Scene 70092629352, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White; The Archies wreak surreal havoc on Mr. Lodge. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. "Go-Go Woe," script by George Gladir, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mario Acquaviva; To win a dance contest, Veronica hires a professional choreographer whom Betty mistakes for a Mafia hit man. "Drop Out," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Stan Goldberg; When Veronica cuts her finger, she forces Smithers to accompany her to school to carry her books. "Happy Birthday," script and art by Joe Edwards; Jinx is confused about Greg's age. "Inferior Intelligence," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren; To earn money to take out Veronica, Archie shovels the Lodge mansion walks. "Practice," pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; To improve their ball-handling skills, Coach Kleats instructs Archie and Jughead to dribble a basketball non-stop. "The Statue," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie and Jughead must transport a statue of Mr. Lodge to an opening ceremony. "Trouble Spot," script by Dick Malmgren, pencils by Stan Goldberg, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Mr. Weatherbee tries to get an icy staircase treated with only Archie and an inept janitor to help. "The Monitor," script and art by Bob Bolling; Archie is appointed hall monitor and only stops the girls so he can get their phone numbers. "When in Rome," script and pencils by Dick Malmgren, inks by Jon D'Agostino; An errant snowball thrown by Reggie escalates into a snowball fight among the faculty. "Woodsman, Spare That Tree," script by Dick Malmgren, art by Jon D'Agostino; Veronica goes to the top of city government to get a tree spared because Archie carved their initials into it. "The Art of Skiing," script by George Gladir, inks by Jon D'Agostino; Jughead teaches us the right and wrong things to do when skiing. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Domestic Help!", pencils by Harry Lucey; Archie and Betty help Archie's mom around the house but that keeps her from her other "duties" like watching soap operas and talking to her friends on the phone during the day. "Well, I'll Eat My Hat!", pencils by Al Hartley; Mr. Weatherbee wants Jughead's hat off, or does he just want his hat? "Busy Signal" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "The Stars," script and pencils by Al Hartley, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "The Brain Campaign," pencils by Al Hartley; The UGAJ (United Girls Against Jughead) will stop at nothing to change Jughead, including brainwashing. "Fair Is Fair," pencils by Al Hartley; Mr. Lodge is upset because Archie spends too much time in his house. Archie Club News. "Feat Feat" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Rich Little Poor Girl," pencils by Stan Goldberg; Betty can't afford the dresses that Veronica can, but she orders it anyway. Jughead pinup, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Growing Pains," art by Bob Bolling; Jughead has invented a quick grass growing formula. "The Try Out," inks by Jon D'Agostino; Archie tries out for the high school hockey team. "Hit The Deck!", pencils by Harry Lucey; When everybody in the school is dressed as pirates for the school dance Mr. Weatherbee is not amused. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

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    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. It's Ornamental, pencils by Bob White, inks by Mario Acquaviva; After Mr. Lodge kicks him out, Archie sneaks back in and hides in Mr. Lodge's precious artifacts just as people from the museum are coming over to inspect them. Future Bet, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Veronica tells Archie that he can get on her father's good side by talking about his plans for the future. Betty and Veronica pinup, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. The Surprise, pencils by Bob Bolling, inks by Mario Acquaviva; The kids try to prepare a birthday surprise for Mr. Weatherbee. Gasser (or "He Got His Lumps By the Pumps"), script and art by Bob Bolling. 64 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #48
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 48

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick. The Hard Way, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie comes up with an elaborate Rube Goldberg plan to prevent Veronica from going to a party with Reggie. Game Shame, art by Bob Bolling; Every game Archie plays with Veronica winds up causing harm to Smithers. Great Balls of Fire, script by Dick Malmgren; Archie and Jughead discover a pirates' chest on Mr. Lodge's property. Keen Machine, script by George Gladir, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Betty uses Dilton's computer to get advice on how to get Archie. 64 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #49
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 49

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Nailing A Frame On Father," pencils by Bob Bolling; Archie and Reggie compete to see who can take the best pictures and become president of their camera club. "I Christen Thee," pencils by Bob Bolling; Mr. Lodge gets hit by the front of Archie's sailboat and is taken for a wild ride. "View From The Grill," pencils by Al Fagaly; A look at the daily antics in Pop's Chocklit Shop. "A Think Kink!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Oh Dad Poor Dad," pencils by Bob Bolling; Archie, Jughead, and Veronica unexpectedly drop in on Mr. Lodge's fishing cabin and wreak havoc on him and his guest. Archie Club News. Betty pinup, pencils by Dan DeCarlo. "Hard-Headed"; Archie is mistaken for Bobby Vance at the big league tryout. "Timed Right!" one-page Li'l Jinx story by Joe Edwards. "Time On His Hands," pencils by Bob Bolling; Reggie gets permission from Mr. Lodge to date Veronica and makes Archie jealous. "Take A Letter," pencils by Al Hartley; Archie dictates a letter to Veronica to Betty and has her type it, only to realize Betty can type anything she wants. "Plane Talk," script and pencils by Bob Bolling; Archie attempts to contact Veronica at her Point Blank estate via airplane advertising. 68 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #50
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals (1955) 50

    Cover pencils by Dan DeCarlo. The Ghostest With The Mostest, script and pencils by Bob Bolling; Weasel Williams overhears Jughead planning with the production crew of "Sneeky-Peeky" films to play a prank on Archie involving a haunted house. Sub-Suburbia, script and pencils by Bob Bolling; After watching a documentary about future civilization underwater, Betty dreams of living underwater, with the usual Riverdale antics occurring. Quiet Zone, pencils by Bob Bolling; Archie's father demands Archie stay around the house to help his mother with chores, rather than spend his time at the Lodge estate. Advertisement for Archie Groovy Stationery Kit. The New Look, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey; Miss Grundy tries to update her look, but she doesn't get the reaction she was expecting. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.