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Archie Giant Series (1954) comic books 1962

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

    The World of Jughead Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 15

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    Archie's Christmas Stocking. Cover art by Harry Lucey. "A Job for Jingles," script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; Jingles, one of Santa's brownies, shows up to make a report on Archie and the gang. Veronica's Pin-Up Page. "Shell Game"; Archie tries a new kind of sled. "Which Is Witch"; Veronica tells Archie that Betty traced her ancestry to Salem and might be descended from witches. "Return To Sender!" one-page story, script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx writes a letter to Santa and asks her dad to mail it. "The Yule Rush"; Riverdale has been invited to a high school bowl game on New Year's Day, but it's snowing too hard to practice on the field. "The Christmas Story" article; A brief history of Christmas. "Dream Boy"; Jughead dreamed that Santa gave him and his friends a wishing day and that anything they wished for on that day would come true. "Cool Yule Quiz"; The Archie gang are dressed as Santas, can you tell who is who? Betty's Christmas Pin-Up. "Toy Triumph"; Archie buys an electronic thinking robot for his little cousin. "A-Weigh He Goes," script and art by Joe Edwards; Li'l Jinx meets Santa Claus. "The Red, Red Ribbon"; Archie trudges through a snowstorm to bring Veronica what she needs. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

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

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

  • Issue #17
    Archie Giant Series (1954) 17

    Archie's Jokes Cover price $0.25.

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

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

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

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