(May 1960)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Hello, dream doll! Vision of loveliness... goddess of glamour..."] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

The Whistler! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy wants Archie to stop whistling.

All Wet (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead's rowboat is sinking.
Keywords:
rowboat

Tir Aired (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie needs new tires for his jalopy.

Indexer Notes

Credits from the Dial B for Blog blog at: http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/464/adamsarchie3.html

Soup's On! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
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?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Pop asks Jughead if he needs help with his soup.

Wait Lifter! (Table of Contents)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Dilton lifting weights.
Keywords:
weight lifting

Archie's Prophecy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ophelia

Indexer Notes

Match the heads with the bodies.

Auto-Biography! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel jokes about Archie's jalopy, first joke is why is Archie's car painted red?

A Colorful End (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee thinks painting techniques are improving.

For the Birds (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Reggie is offended by what Archie says.

Ladies Man (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
Samm Schwartz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Samm Schwartz

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie discusses his first memory of girls.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing.

Quiz Quazy (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Big Moose Mason; Miss Grundy [Geraldine]; Archie Andrews (cameo)
Synopsis:
Moose takes a first aid quiz.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Coasters (Table of Contents)

Archie Presents the Recording Stars of the Month / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Gone to the Dogs (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pals 'n' Gals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Sally Glutz
Keywords:
dogs

Indexer Notes

Various one, two and three panel gags, all with a dog theme.

[Riverdale High Bulletin Board] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
The bulletin board at Riverdale High.

Indexer Notes

The first note is titled "Lecture on Self Defense".

Piece Maker (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose has problems with the directions on the towel dispenser.

Dog Daze! (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie shows Moose the dog he got for Veronica.

To Each His Owed (Table of Contents)

Souphead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Souphead; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy asks Souphead a math question.

Not So Terse Verse (Table of Contents)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy asks Dilton to define the term "ton".

Give Me Some Grub, Bub! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead has emergency phone numbers for restaurants.

Answer Please! (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie pesters a girl for a date.

Space Station for Teen-Agers!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
space station

Whiz-Dumb! (Table of Contents)

Moose and Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Two gag strips, first Dilton ties to explain to Moose that ants are very industrious. In the second Moose takes a watermelon to Dilton's house.
Reprints:

Archie's Rhymelets (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy

The Final Touch (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie thinks it must be great to have as much money as the Lodge's.

Date Line! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie doesn't know if he has a date or not.

["Really, Betty - You wouldn't have trouble..."] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica tells Betty she should let boys think they are smarter than she is.

Fin Twin! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie reminds Jughead of Reggie.

Teeth for Two! (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose forgot to brush his teeth.

The Job's the Thing (Table of Contents)

Archie and Co. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Five gags.

Battle Boob (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy asks Moose in which battle General Wolf said his famous quote.

The Deep Freeze (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Moose is practicing freezing the ball.

The Talking Ku-Coo (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie's father asks him what time it is.
Keywords:
cuckoo clock

Indexer Notes

Credits from the Dial B for Blog blog at: http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/464/adamsarchie3.html

No Gripe (Table of Contents)

Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy has a complaint.

Out on a Limb (Table of Contents)

Souphead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Souphead; Mr. Growch
Synopsis:
Mr. Growch calls asking where Souphead's father is.

Battle of the Bulge (Table of Contents)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred wants to know why the grocery bill is so high.

Arf Arf (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie has a "baseball" dog.

Ear Acre (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica's singing reached a thousand ears.

Weather or Not! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie reads the weather on the radio.

Tip-Gyp (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead is a bad tipper.

A Hip Cat (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie makes fun of Archie's "hip" talk.

Money Talks (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie invites the gang over for a party.

Give Him the Bird (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Dr. Wilson
Synopsis:
Jughead gives his dentist a parrot.
Keywords:
dentist; parrot

Hidden Art (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie compliments Jughead's painting ability.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hello, dream doll! Vision of loveliness... goddess of glamour..."]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Whistler!
    Archie
  3. 2. All Wet
    Jughead
  4. 3. Tir Aired
    Archie
  5. 4. Soup's On!
    Jughead
  6. 5. Wait Lifter!
    Dilton Doiley
  7. 6. Archie's Prophecy
  8. 7. Auto-Biography!
    Archie
  9. 8. A Colorful End
    Mr. Weatherbee
  10. 9. For the Birds
    Reggie
  11. 10. Ladies Man
    Archie
  12. 11. Quiz Quazy
    Moose
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. The Coasters
    Archie Presents the Recording Stars of the Month
  15. 14. Gone to the Dogs
    Archie's Pals 'n' Gals
  16. 15. [Riverdale High Bulletin Board]
  17. 16. Piece Maker
    Moose
  18. 17. Dog Daze!
    Moose
  19. 18. To Each His Owed
    Souphead
  20. 19. Not So Terse Verse
    Dilton Doiley
  21. 20. Give Me Some Grub, Bub!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  22. 21. Answer Please!
    Reggie
  23. 22. Space Station for Teen-Agers!!
  24. 23. Whiz-Dumb!
    Moose and Dilton
  25. 24. Archie's Rhymelets
    Archie
  26. 25. The Final Touch
    Archie
  27. 26. Date Line!
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Really, Betty - You wouldn't have trouble..."]
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Fin Twin!
    Archie
  30. 29. Teeth for Two!
    Moose
  31. 30. The Job's the Thing
    Archie and Co.
  32. 31. Battle Boob
    Moose
  33. 32. The Deep Freeze
    Moose
  34. 33. The Talking Ku-Coo
    Archie
  35. 34. No Gripe
    Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy
  36. 35. Out on a Limb
    Souphead
  37. 36. Battle of the Bulge
    Archie's Dad
  38. 37. Arf Arf
    Archie
  39. 38. Ear Acre
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Weather or Not!
    Archie
  41. 40. Tip-Gyp
    Jughead
  42. 41. A Hip Cat
    Archie
  43. 42. Money Talks
    Reggie
  44. 43. Give Him the Bird
    Jughead
  45. 44. Hidden Art
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer