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Archie as Pureheart the Powerful (1966) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #1
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful (1966) 1

    Cover pencils by Paul Reinman. Mite and Maim, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White; Pureheart the Powerful battles the Octopus. Drat That Hat with Sammy the Whamy humor page. Archie Annual 18 ad. Ptomaine Terror, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White Pureheart the Powerful battles Evilheart and Fang Finkster. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful (1966) 2

    Cover pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva. The Adhesive Adversary, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Pureheart and Evilheart battle the Tar-Man. Getting to Know You! with Li'l Jinx humor page by Joe Edwards. World of Jughead 143 ad. The Demon Dropout!, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; An embittered dropout turns all the Riverdale High students into overgrown infants. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful (1966) 3

    Cover art by Bob White. Terror In The Center Ring, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; While at a circus, a mad clown with murder on his mind kidnaps Veronica because she looks like his ex-wife; When Archie and Reggie can't find Veronica, they become Pureheart and Evilheart to save the young socialite. Future Proof humor page starring Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. Future Proof, script by Joe Edwards, pencils by Bob White, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Reggie and Archie watch as Veronica is kidnapped, and Reggie becomes Evilheart; But Archie can't become Pureheart. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful (1966) 4

    Cover pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva. Knack of Time, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Pureheart, Evilheart and Veronica take a trip through time with the dastardly but incompetent Time Wizard, whose time-travel box keeps sending them all to the wrong era in history. Eye See humor page starring Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. The Rattle of the Reptile, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Pureheart fights an inept battle against the villain known as the Reptile and his latest scheme to blackmail Mr. Lodge by kidnapping Veronica. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful (1966) 5

    Cover pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Jon D'Agostino. The Quest of Dr. Detest, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; The wicked Dr. Detest tries to brainwash Captain Pureheart's pals into being hate-filled and racist, but they just can't seem to get the hang of hating people. The Devilish Disguiser, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bill Vigoda, inks by Mario Acquaviva; Captain Pureheart is no match for a criminal who can disguise himself as literally anything -- and is also a much better kisser than Pureheart. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Archie as Pureheart the Powerful (1966) 6

    Cover pencils by Bob White. Postal Peril, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Dan DeCarlo, inks by Rudy Lapick; An unnamed villain robs the post office, poses as a mailman and uses a special perfume in an attempt to get Mr. Lodge and fellow business associates to lose their jobs after an invention of theirs caused this villain to lose his job; Archie becomes Captain Pureheart, and through various blunders, captures the villain and saves the day. Quick Quack humor page starring Li'l Jinx by Joe Edwards. The Scent of Forgetfulness, script by Frank Doyle, pencils by Bob White, inks by Mario Acquaviva; An unnamed villain uses specially-scented flowers that cause amnesia to get Mr. Lodge to sign over his empire to him; Archie, as Captain Pureheart, steps in to save the day, in his typical bumbling manner, using a perfume similar to the one used by the villain, and gets the villain to sign the empire back over to him. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.15.