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Issue: #54
Published: September 1945, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Harry Shorten
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1945, New Series, Vol. 40, No. 3
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Archie
Credits: Pencils: Bill Vigoda (signed) | Inks: Bill Vigoda (signed)
Genre: Teen Humor
Characters: Archie Andrews Jughead Jones Veronica Lodge

Text Article (1 page) Bulletin No. 32
Featuring: Shield G-Man Club
Synopsis: Includes promotion for the Archie radio show on NBC and information on how to join the club.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Teen
Characters: The Shield [Joe Higgins]

Comic Story (8 pages) This Teen-Aged Steam Age
Featuring: Archie
Synopsis: Archie invents a steam car. Meanwhile, Jughead picks up a tramp that hears of the invention and gets in on it for the money.
Genre: Teen Humor
Characters: Archie Andrews Jughead Jones Zook (tramp) Mr. Weatherbee

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Archie
Synopsis: Advertisement for Archie's radio show on Saturdays from 10:00 to 10:30 AM on NBC.
Credits: Letters: typeset; ?
Genre: Teen
Characters: Archie Andrews Jughead Jones Betty Cooper Veronica Lodge Fred Andrews Mrs. Andrews

Activity (1 page) Pep Puzzle Fun
Synopsis: Riddles, puzzles, and games.

Comic Story (10 pages) Murder Plays a Hunch
Featuring: The Original Shield
Synopsis: Dusty leaves the apartment because he feels something is going to happen. A strange phone call leads the Shield to chase a suspect around the waterfront. When the suspect enters the Shield's apartment, he is revealed to be Dusty who has thrown a surprise birthday party for the Shield.
Credits: Pencils: Irv Novick | Inks: Pen Shumaker ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Shield [Joe Higgins] Dusty Fatty

Comic Story (6 pages) Monkey Madness
Featuring: Suzie
Synopsis: A monkey named Susabella causes chaos around Suzie's town.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Suzie Susabella (monkey) Mrs. Snodpod Mr. Alderman

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: The Twiddles
Synopsis: When Gramps once again rattles on about the "good ol' days", Mr. and Mrs. Twiddle get revenge by turning off all modern appliances.
Credits: Script: Bill Woggon ? | Pencils: Bill Woggon (signed) | Inks: Bill Woggon (signed) | Letters: Bill Woggon (signed)
Genre: Humor Domestic
Characters: Talbert Twiddle Tootsie Twiddle Tommy (cat) Gramps

Text Story (2 pages) Car Trouble
Featuring: An Archie Story
Synopsis: Archie and Jughead attempt to straighten a smashed fender.
Credits: Script: Ray Cohan | Letters: typeset
Genre: Teen Humor
Characters: Archie Andrews Jughead Jones Fred Andrews Mrs. Andrews

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Captain Commando
Synopsis: During World War I, a sacred white elephant was left to die in the jungle. In modern day, Captain Commando and the Boy Soldiers come across the elephant and it helps them find their Japanese enemies.
Credits: Pencils: George Harrison | Inks: Pen Shumaker
Genre: Superhero War
Characters: Captain Commando Boy Soldiers Buster (white Elephant)

Activity (1 page) Pep Contest Page
Synopsis: Winners of an ongoing letter contest.

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Willy the Wise Guy
Synopsis: Willy and his friend go camping in terrible weather.
Credits: Pencils: Red Holmdale (signed) | Inks: Red Holmdale (signed)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Willy The Wise Guy (introduction) Unnamed Friend

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