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Life with Archie (1958) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Life with Archie (1958) 1
    • Centerfold detached and cover detached at one staple.
    • 5" cumulative spine split. Cover detached, centerfold detached at one staple. Heavy residue on back cover.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.05) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1994172016

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Terry Szenics. Life With Archie, script by Sy Reit, pencils by Harry Lucey, Samm Schwartz, and Bob White; A day in the life of Archie and the gang, which includes a field trip to the United Nations. The pilot issue for the series. While less adventure-oriented than the title eventually became, it introduced the idea of doing longer-than-usual Archie stories, and the U.N. trip provided the basis for the many stories where the gang takes a trip to some real location. The issue is divided into the following chapters: "Rise and Shine," "Please Be Seated," "Mummy Knows Best," "Water Boy," "U.N. Antics," "By Hook Or Cook," "And So To Bed." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Life with Archie (1958) 2
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2025567006

    Cover pencils by Harry Lucey. Capitol Facts article. Father Knows Least! (Friday Afternoon); Mr. Andrews reads an article in the newspaper about teenagers eloping. Washington Bound!,; Jughead convinces the bus driver to stop at the White House--a drive-by diner. All Around The Town!; The Riverdale crew spend the day touring all the sites in Washington, D.C., including the White House, the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. Flyin' High! (Sunday Morning); The gang goes to the Smithsonian Institute. All's Well That Ends!; The gang tours the Declaration of Independence then returns home. Scripts by Sy Reit, art by Bob White. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Life with Archie (1958) 3

    Cover art by Bob White. Adventure, Ahoy!, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Archie and the gang go for a cruise on Mr. Lodge's yacht; Caught in a hurricane, they are forced to abandon ship and wind up stranded on a desert island. Barracuda Terror Of Deep text article. Part-Time Help! starring Li'l Jinx humor page by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Life with Archie (1958) 4

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    Cover art by Bob White. Westward Ho-Ho-Ho!, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; All Archie's friends tag along on Fred and Archie's car trip out West, which takes them first to Monument Valley, then to the Grand Canyon, and finally to Hollywood, where Betty becomes obsessed with meeting movie heartthrob Tab Rockmore. For Guests Only! starring Li'l Jinx humor page by Joe Edwards. Daniel Boone text article, art by Ken Hultgren. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Life with Archie (1958) 5

    Cover art by Bob White. 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; But when an actual ghost seems to appear in the house, Archie and Jughead go back to solve the mystery of who--or what--is behind these scary spooks. Easy Street! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. Superstition text article, art by Ken Hultgren. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Life with Archie (1958) 6

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    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Substitute Santa... (Chapter One), script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Archie substitues for Mr Smithers to play Santa Claus for the kids. Trouble, Trouble, Everywhere! (Chapter Two); Archie falls asleep in school because he has been working as the substitue Santa Claus. Christmas Crisis (Chapter Three); Archie causes trouble at the store when Veroinica shows up with her cousin; He does not want her to find out he is playing Santa Claus. Happily Ever After! (Chapter Four); Archie's friends find out he has been playing Santa Claus for the kids and throw him a party. A Second Look one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. Witchcraft text article, art by Ken Hultgren. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Life with Archie (1958) 7

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    Cover art by Bob White. The Ski's The Limit!, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; The gang goes on a skiing trip with Mr. Lodge, and everyone has to rescue Archie after he skis off a cliff. All About Skiing text article. The Real Thing! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Life with Archie (1958) 8

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    Cover art by Bob White. Hollywood Happy, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; A Hollywood studio picks Riverdale as the perfect "100% All-American average town" to use as the filming location for the latest movie starring silver-screen idol Cliff Hanger; But the entire town goes Hollywood when they discover that there'll be a movie shooting there. Ring-Neck Pheasant text article, art by Ken Hultgren. Working Conditions! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Life with Archie (1958) 9
    • Staple rust. Rust migration. Writing within interior.

    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "Robby the Robot," "Robby Joins the Gang," "Trapped in the Ravine!," and "Robby to the Rescue!", 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"; But when Reggie loses Robby's control mechanism, the robot is free to do what he wants--and what he wants is to act like a typical teen-ager. Bowling text article. Surprise Wise! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Life with Archie (1958) 10

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    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story told in four chapters: "Historically Hysterical," "Come Out Fighting," "The Big Crisis," and "Archie Saves the Show, script by Sy Reit, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Riverdale High puts together a big pageant for the 100th anniversary of the Civil War; As a prank, Reggie decides to sabotage the pageant by swiping the costumes. Miracles of Nature text article, art by Ken Hultgren. Much Better! one-pager by Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Life with Archie (1958) 11

    Last 10-cent cover price issue. Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "The Invaders," "Universal Language," "Out of This World!," and "Bongo's in the Blue!", script by Sy Reit, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Aliens from the planet Virus come to earth to investigate in preparation for a possible invasion; Mistakenly getting the impression that teenagers are the leaders of the planet, they abduct Archie and his friends, who manage to infect the teenagers of Virus with habits like teen slang and rock n' roll. Summer Stock text article, art by Ken Hultgren. The Missing Link one-pager starring Shrimpy, script and art by Joe Harold. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Life with Archie (1958) 12
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    First 12-cent cover price issue. Cover art by Bob White. Cave Happy, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; The gang goes spelunking. The Rock People, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; while spelunking, Archie meets rock people. Archie to the Rescue, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; a T-Rex is crashing its way through the underground city of Rockville. Up For Air, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; the Archie gang makes it back to ground level. Designs on You article about fabric decorating. ...And Away We Goooo... one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #13
    Life with Archie (1958) 13

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    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Meet the Creature [Part 1], script by Sy Reit, art by Samm Schwartz; The gang is staying at the Lodge's cabin when Archie and Reggie encounter a four-armed monster. The Thing Who Came to Dinner! [Part 2]; The gang is trapped inside the cabin by the monster outside and they figure out that it eats metal. Metal Muddle [Part 3]; The creature is still hungry, even after they've given it all the metal they can find. The Creature Departs! [Part 4]; Archie finally comes up with a way to drive the creature away; Mr. Lodge doesn't believe them when he returns. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #14
    Life with Archie (1958) 14

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    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "The Mysterious Million," "Share the Wealth," "Money Happy Returns" and "Honesty Pays," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Archie finds a briefcase with $1 million in cash; His sense of honesty compels him to turn it in to the police, who tell him that if no one claims the money in 90 days, it's his; Anticipating the big windfall, Archie starts buying his family all kinds of fancy new things on credit. That's Different one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #15
    Life with Archie (1958) 15

    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story divided into four chapters: "On With the Dance," "Disguise the Limit," "Make Mine Trouble," and "A Lesson For Archie," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; When Archie is forbidden to go to the big prom, he decides to go disguised as Veronica's previously-unknown cousin from out of town, Marmaduke Schlepp; But when Mr. Weatherbee gives him permission to go to the prom after all, he has to spend the night going between his two identities as Archie and Marmaduke. Woman's View Point! half-pager starring Shrimpy, script and art by Joe Harold. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #16
    Life with Archie (1958) 16
    • Centerfold is detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bob White. Hi-Jinks and Deep Divers!, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Archie and Reggie go scuba-diving and are sucked down a tube into the secret underwater kingdom of Neptunia, where visitors from the outside world are fed to a giant clam; The boys have to find a way back to the surface before they become clam food. A Mouthful one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #17
    Life with Archie (1958) 17

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    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "Juggie Plays It Straight," "Pardon My Operation," "A Fight For Life," and "Hail the Winner," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Jughead has to go into the hospital for an operation, and the others worry he might not pull through. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #18
    Life with Archie (1958) 18

    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "What's My Crime," "The Plot Thickens," "The Trial Begins," "Not Guilty,"; When Mr. Weatherbee's safe is robbed of an envelope containing the $500 student fund, one of Archie's bow ties is found near the safe, and when Archie is accused of the crime, he doesn't deny it; Archie is taken into custody and put on trial, but Betty and Veronica suspect that he's trying to cover up for someone else. Oh, Boy! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #19
    Life with Archie (1958) 19

    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "Rockets Away," "Enter Gussie," "The Search Begins" and "A Slap-Happy Ending," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; When Dilton creates a special fuel for the school rocket, Jughead adds some random chemicals to it, and the new formula causes the rocket to literally go into orbit; Dilton and Jughead work to find out what he added to the formula, and when they write down the secret ingredients, they're confronted by international spies who want to steal this amazing new rocket fuel; To keep the spies from getting it, Jughead throws the formula out the window and it's eaten by the school mascot, Gussie the Goat, who is promptly kidnapped by the spies and taken to their hideout; It's up to Archie, Jughead and Dilton to save Gussie and the formula. Dues n' Don'ts one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #20
    Life with Archie (1958) 20
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "Tough Competition," "Karate Kapers," "Call Me Expert" and "Hail the Hero, script by Sy Reit, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Faced with competition from Larry Larue, a new guy in town who can do anything he can do but better, Archie signs up for martial arts lessons so he can impress the girls. Not Welcome! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #21
    Life with Archie (1958) 21

    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "Teevie Jeebies," "Tube Be Or Not Tube Be," "Image Scrimmage" and "Welcome Home," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; While trying to fix the television set, an electrical power surge sucks Archie into the TV; Dilton and Jughead work to find a way to get Archie back to the real world, while he turns up on doctor shows, lawyer shows, Westerns and even commercials. A Game Kid one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #22
    Life with Archie (1958) 22

    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "Vive la France," "The Plot Thickens," "The Chase is On," "Trouble in the Tower," script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; On a class trip to Paris, Jughead vanishes from the room he was sharing with Archie, and the hotel staff denies that Jughead was ever there or that the room even existed; Archie sets out to find his friend and uncovers a gang of smugglers, leading to an action-packed chase atop the Eiffel Tower. Quite a Spell! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #23
    Life with Archie (1958) 23

    Cover art by Bob White. A Very Lodge Problem, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; TV host Hink Brinkley proclaims Archie Andrews "America's most lovable teen-ager"; Mr. Lodge recalls some reasons why he doesn't think Archie is lovable, and then reveals his own personal alternative to a bomb shelter: an underground "Archie shelter." Cry Babies one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #24
    Life with Archie (1958) 24

    Cover art by Bob White. Operation Astronaut!, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; A U.S. space capsule misses its target during re-entry, and winds up landing in the Lodge swimming pool; The publicity brings to spies to Riverdale, with a plan to photograph the capsule's top-secret equipment and sell America's space secrets to the enemy. The enemy spies are caricatures of Nikita Khrushchev and Fidel Castro. Safety Wise one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #25
    Life with Archie (1958) 25

    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Fashion Frenzies, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Archie is put in charge of organizing the school's big fashion show, and winds up promising three different girls--Veronica, Betty and Midge--that she can be the star of the show; Meanwhile, a new student, aspiring designer Patty Pringle, tries to get her work in the show, but her sketches are rejected by the snobbish designer Monsieur Andre. Going in Circles one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #26
    Life with Archie (1958) 26
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 1/2" spine split on top, bottom staple is rusty.

    Cover art by Bob White. The Great Carnival Mystery!, script by Sy Reit, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; At the Winter Carnival, Betty and Veronica argue over who will be the Carnival Queen, Coach Kleats is driven crazy by the ineptitude of his athletes, and Archie's competitor in the slalom race, Ratfink Rosie, tries to sabotage him. Warning one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #27
    Life with Archie (1958) 27

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    Cover art by Bob White. The Strange Case of Patient X, script by Sy Reit, art by Bob White; Betty and Veronica become nurse's aides at the hospital, where one of the new patients is a comatose man known only as "Patient X"; Betty notices a mysterious man with a red mustache peeking into "Patient X"'s room; When "Patient X" starts to come out of his coma, his only words are "Must protect Carezzo"; Archie and the gang take it upon themselves to solve the mystery of who "Patient X" is, what he's trying to protect, and what the man with the red mustache has to do with all this. E-Motion Pictures one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #28
    Life with Archie (1958) 28
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Chew.

    Cover pencils by Bob White and Harry Lucey. The Riverdale Hillbillies, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Mr. Lodge's company has suffered a series of bad breaks and is about to go bankrupt unless he can raise several hundred thousand dollars fast; His only hope is his Southern cousin Clem Lodge, the richest man in Sassafras County; But when Clem arrives with his family--his handsome son Mildew, his twin daughters Lulu and Lily Lodge, and his cantankerous Grampaw Gooley--he doesn't seem to have many assets available to help his cousin. A take-off on the hit TV series "The Beverly Hillbillies." Ad for Archie Annual #16. Engine-uity one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. Archie Club News. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #29
    Life with Archie (1958) 29

    Cover pencils by Bob White. Beauty and the Judge!, script by Sy Reit, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Archie is a judge in the Miss Riverdale contest; not only are Betty and Veronica both in the contest, but Moose will beat him up if he doesn't pick Midge, and a con man tries to have him beaten up for not picking his protegee, Diana Petticote. For the Records, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Fred tells Archie to clear all the junk out of the attic. The Pleasant Man, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Archie resolves to be pleasant to everyone, with unpleasant consequences. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #30
    Life with Archie (1958) 30
    • Water damage.

    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Power Play, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; After Betty and Veronica tease him about his skinny build, Archie tries to prove he's the equal of the muscle-bound jocks on the beach. Look Out! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. Oh Poi, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Archie tries to combine a Hawaiian Luau with a New England clambake. Arrivederci Archie, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Marty Epp; Mr. Lodge and Smithers dance for joy when they learn that Archie is moving South. The Untouchable, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Archie has a bad sunburn and feels excruciating pain when anybody touches him. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #31
    Life with Archie (1958) 31
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover art by Bob White. Book-length story in four chapters: "Symbol Simon," "Fair Enough," "Midway Madness" and "Guided Guys," pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; After the gang wins a trip to the 1964 World's Fair, the boys have to save Betty and Veronica when they're in an out-of-control cab with an insane driver. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #32
    Life with Archie (1958) 32

    Cover pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp. Venice the Menace, script by Sy Reit, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Mr. Lodge takes the kids to Venice, where, to his horror, they wind up Americanizing the entire city. Money Happy Returns!, script by Sy Reit, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; After Archie asks for an allowance increase, Fred agrees to tag along with him for a week to see how much more expensive dating is than when he was Archie's age. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #33
    Life with Archie (1958) 33
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    A Christmas Tale; In the spirit of giving, the boys decide to cut down a huge Christmas tree to be filled with presents for the needy. Veronica promises a whole month of exclusive dates to the boy who cuts down the largest tree. Me Tarpan, You Jane (part 1), art by Dan DeCarlo; From high in the trees, Tarpan--an uncoordinated and uneducated jungle man--and his girlfriend Jane watch as Bwana Betty and her guide set up camp in the jungle. Archie Club News. Me Tarpan, You Jane (part 2), art by Dan DeCarlo; Tarpan tries to gather food for Jane, Bwana Betty and her guide, but they end up having hamburgers cooked by the guide. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #34
    Life with Archie (1958) 34
    • Cover detached. Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Bob White. The Beatnik Caper!, script and pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; After deciding Archie is too mercenary, Veronica falls for George Reale, an unkempt bearded beatnik whose lack of proper grooming horrifies Mr. Lodge and whose deadly karate chops pulverize Archie. The Case In Brief, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Terry Szenics; Mr. Lodge has two armed guards over at his house to help him guard a briefcase with $500,000 in it; Archie arrives at the house carrying his school books in an identical briefcase. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #35
    Life with Archie (1958) 35
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story).

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Archie and the gang see a UFO. They find a giant spaceman which is protecting a tiny spacecraft. The aliens fire a ray that temporarily makes Archie and Jughead so small, they are in danger from a frog in "It's a Small World"! Plus: Archie gets into big business in a big way in "Plane and Fancy"! Also: Li'l Jinx in 1-page story "Good Timing"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #36
    Life with Archie (1958) 36
    • 2 1/2" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover pencils by Bob White and Dan DeCarlo. Archie Meets Dr. Demon!, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Archie asks himself "What would James Bond do?" when he goes up against Dr. Demon, a diabolical supervillain whose henchmen use paralysis gas to steal the school's money. The Right One! one-pager starring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. Ad in which the leotard-clad Betty and Veronica sell us on the new issue of "Betty and Veronica Spectacular," pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva. Rub-a-Dub-Dub, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie finds a genie in a bottle and wishes to be rich and important in the eyes of Veronica. Archie Club News. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #37
    Life with Archie (1958) 37
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Bob White. Plane Crazy!, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; When a burglar cracks Mr. Lodge's safe and flees with the money, Archie and the gang pursue him, ending up aboard a small plane that they have to land themselves. House ad for Archie Giant Series #32 (Betty and Veronica Spectacular), pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva. Multiplication Fable, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Vincent DeCarlo; Mr. Lodge gets excited when more Chinese good luck statuettes turn up to go with his original set of three, but he doesn't realize that it's just the same three being passed around among the kids. Advertisement for Bendix bicycles featuring the Archie gang. Archie Club News. Statement of ownership; average number of copies sold in preceding 12 months: 311,944. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #38
    Life with Archie (1958) 38
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Samm Schwartz. The Bear Hug!, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Marty Epp; The gang encounters a bear in the woods; luckily for them, Veronica has spilled honey all over herself, and the bear gets to like her. Miss Spell! one-pager featuring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. The Poet, art by Bob Bolling; Moose forces Archie to help him write a poem for Midge; In return, Moose writes a poem from Archie to Veronica. The Truant, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Archie plays hooky from school to avoid making a speech, but Betty and Veronica think he's skipped school to make time with the notorious man-eater Zsa Zsa Laverne. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #39
    Life with Archie (1958) 39
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Water damage.

    Archie Meets The Kreeps; Archie saves Wendy from being hit by a car, and she then falls for her red-headed knight; She drops a love potion in Archie's soda, and he falls for her. Seek-Eek! featuring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. Taking Up Space, pencils by Bob Bolling; Mr. Weatherbee is convinced that Archie's science experiment--a self-made rocket--will destroy the school. A Bad Sign; Reggie tries to get Archie in trouble with Moose by writing romantic signs all over about Archie and Midge being in love. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #40
    Life with Archie (1958) 40
    • 0.5" spine split from top. Cover detached at one staple. Writing on front cover and interior pages.

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. The girls go around with stamps "branding" their boyfriends in "Brand X (Part 1)"! Then, Jughead ends up getting "branded" by several girls in "Round-Up Time (Part 2)"! Also featuring "The White Mustang"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #41
    Life with Archie (1958) 41

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Adventures...in the South Seas! ...in deepest Africa! ...high in the sky! ...up the Amazon River! ...atop the Matterhorn! ...at the North Pole! Read..."The Adventurer"! Also featuring "True Blue"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #42
    Life with Archie (1958) 42
    • Water damage.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Bob White. Cold Cash!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Pureheart battles Ice Cube, who is after Lodge's millions! Dessert Special, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White; When Pop Tate injures himself doing a new dance, Archie volunteers to keep the shop running; Reggie then replaces all the vanilla ice cream with instant potatoes. The taste is so bad that all the customers desert the Choklit Shop. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #43
    Life with Archie (1958) 43

    Cover pencils by Bob White and Harry Lucey. Button, Button, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Veronica becomes jealous when Archie raves too much over Betty's sewing abilities, so Archie pretends that he needs Veronica to sew on some buttons for him. Easy Does It, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Harry Lucey, inks by Mario Acquaviva; After seeing how much time Jughead saves by skateboarding everywhere, Archie decides to take up skateboarding too. The Believer, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; A visit to a gypsy fortune-teller leaves Archie completely convinced that fortune-telling is real, and when he accurately predicts that Betty and Veronica will beat him up, he decides he must have psychic powers himself. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #44
    Life with Archie (1958) 44
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Bob White. Scents of Justice, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; The gang foils an attempt to rob a riverside lodge owned by Veronica's father. Played Out! featuring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. An Eye for an Eye!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Pureheart battles The Bloodshot Eye. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #45
    Life with Archie (1958) 45

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    The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E; the first in the Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E series; Archie gets his lumps and bumps as a W.P.A. Secret Agent. Write and Wrong one-pager featuring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. Chicken in a Basket; The girls basketball team cannot compete with the boys until they get sexy uniforms. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #46
    Life with Archie (1958) 46

    Cover pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp. The PH Factor, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Archie discovers that by calling on his own PH Fator he can become Pureheart the Powerful; Unfortunately, the PH factor is so strong that it makes everyone forget they saw Pureheart or recognize him as Archie. Merry Mayhem!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Four tough kids invade the Chok'lit Shoppe, start horsing around, and wind up breaking everything; Archie and the group try to convince their parents to help get the place back into shape in time for the Christmas rush. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #47
    Life with Archie (1958) 47
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached. Staple rust with migration.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages, interrupts art and story.

    Cover pencils by Bob White, inks by Mario Acquaviva. Deadly Delivery! featuring The Man From R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E., script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; C.R.U.S.H. agents R.E.G.G.I.E. and V.E.R.O.N.I.C.A. booby-trap the dry-cleaning establishment that serves as P.O.P. headquarters, hoping to stop agents A.R.C.H.I.E. and J.U.G.H.E.A.D. from getting their top-secret microfilm to their London office. The Looker, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Pureheart the Powerful battles The Looker, a gorgeous woman who has the power to turn men to stone with one glance--unless she chooses to look them directly in the eye, in which case they turn into bubbling hot chicken fat. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #48
    Life with Archie (1958) 48

    Cover pencils by Bob White, inks by Mario Acquaviva. Evilheart's Revenge!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Reggie discovers that just as Archie can transform into Pureheart the Powerful by calling on his inner goodness, he can use his inner rottenness to turn into that caped fink, Evilheart, making his first appearance. Mad Doctor Doom's Dupe!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Mad Doctor Doom cons Evilheart into testing out a deadly world-domination device, the killer robot Computo. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #49
    Life with Archie (1958) 49
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Bob White. Planetary Peril!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; P.O.P.'s agents A.R.C.H.I.E. and J.U.G.H.E.A.D. battle a C.R.U.S.H. plot to brainwash an entire planet of creatures into becoming agents of evil. Treachery at the Top!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Marty Epp; V.E.R.O.N.I.C.A. alerts her fellow P.O.P. agents to a C.R.U.S.H. conspiracy to take over her father's corporation. Tanks! one-pager featuring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #50
    Life with Archie (1958) 50

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    Cover pencils by Bob White. Doorway to Terror!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Marty Epp; Dr. Doom creates a hypnotic device in a doorway that allows Evilheart to make Veronica and Mr. Weatherbee do his bidding; first appearance of Pureheart, Superteen and Capt. Hero as the United Three. You Name It featuring featuring Li'l Jinx, script and art by Joe Edwards. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.