(July 1960)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
eight times a year in February, April, June, July, August, September, October and December
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

["Now, Jughead... suppose you tell me why you were eating an ice cream cone in Miss Grundy's class!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones

The Big Wheel (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie's car is broken down but Veronica won't have to walk to the dance.

Can You Top It? (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Moose outdoes Archie's work carving initials in a tree.

Ring Savvy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie boxes Moose.
Keywords:
boxing

The Wet Hen Party (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girl Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils:
Joe Edwards?
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Betty attends her Girls Club meeting.

Double Bubble Heads! (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy asks Jughead for an example of history repeating itself.

[Roses are red - ears are quite blue!] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Garden of Worse Verse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Various poems that all start with "Roses are red..." that pertain to the Archie characters.

Bridal Reins! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie asks Veronica what weddings make her think of.
Reprints:

All in the Mind (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie asks Archie if he ever disagrees with Veronica.
Reprints:

The French Touch! (Table of Contents)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy wants her French class to stop watching the clock.
Keywords:
French class

Team Work (Table of Contents)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis:
Because of the teacher shortage Mr. Weatherbee has put Coach Kleats in charge of a class.

Big Help (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Souphead
Synopsis:
Jughead asks Souphead to put away the ice cream.

Safari So Good (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica tells Betty about her uncle in Africa.

Becoming Attraction (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica never gets a second glance... because the first glance takes so long.

Dogged Reply! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie got Veronica a French Poodle.

Jug the Ripper (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead bets Reggie he can tear a phone book in half.

Boobology (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose has a system for true and false tests.

Deep Sea Channel (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie looks at a skin-diving outfit.
Keywords:
skin diving

Information Please (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Jughead asks Dilton for directions to the North Pole.
Keywords:
dog sled; Eskimo

Poisonality Kid! (Table of Contents)

Leroy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Leroy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel jokes, all centered around the beach.

On Account (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
An accounting class for girls is announced.
Reprints:

Ly'in Tale (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge tells of the time he faced a lion.
Reprints:

A Corny Plot! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Harry Lucey
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead goes to a movie just to get some popcorn.

Off Base! (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Harry Lucey
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose has been stealing bases.

[Archie Annual #12] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Oh, boy! My palm itches!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton and Moose discuss a superstition about itchy palms and money.
Reprints:

Window Pain (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie takes a job washing a window.

On the Wrong Foot (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Reggie has never been compared to Fred Astaire for his dancing.
Keywords:
dancing

Modern Mother Goose (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Leroy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie's gang illustrate updated Mother Goose rhymes.

Indexer Notes

First caption: "Jack be nimble - jack be quick!"

Last Round Up! (Table of Contents)

Souphead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Souphead Jones; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Souphead watches a movie the second time to see if it ends differently.

Delayed Action! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie if he wants to run for student council.
Keywords:
student council

No One Here But Us Chickens (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie is scared to use the diving board.

Peary (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article on Robert Edwin Peary.

Seeing is Believing (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie wonders if the ties are really hand painted.

Silence is Golden (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie picks up a parrot for Miss Grundy.
Keywords:
parrot

It's Just Your Imagination (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
How various people see Archie's car.
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Interesting Offer (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead takes an interest in Pop Tate's business.

Tip an Empty Hat (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred shows the barber his hair restorer doesn't work.
Keywords:
barber shop

Pitch Hitch! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred finds out the baseball team's nick-name for Archie is "No-Hit Archie".
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball

The Hole Truth! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie really needs to sink his put.
Reprints:
Keywords:
golf

Germ Workout (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Exercise kills germs but the trick is getting germs to exercise.
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If the Shoe Fits (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica found a horseshoe.
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[You Said a Mouthful!] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Reggie asks Jughead what he expects to fill the emptiness in his life.

Chow Call! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Mary asks Jughead if he'd like some leftover hamburgers.

Phrase Daze! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy asks Archie to rephrase a sentence.

Hair Today (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Fred is losing his hair.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now, Jughead... suppose you tell me why you were eating an ice cream cone in Miss Grundy's class!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Big Wheel
    Archie
  3. 2. Can You Top It?
    Archie
  4. 3. Ring Savvy
    Archie
  5. 4. The Wet Hen Party
    Archie's Girl Betty
  6. 5. Double Bubble Heads!
    Miss Grundy
  7. 6. [Roses are red - ears are quite blue!]
    Archie's Garden of Worse Verse
  8. 7. Bridal Reins!
    Archie
  9. 8. All in the Mind
    Archie
  10. 9. The French Touch!
    Miss Grundy
  11. 10. Team Work
    Coach Kleats
  12. 11. Big Help
    Jughead
  13. 12. Safari So Good
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Becoming Attraction
    Veronica
  15. 14. Dogged Reply!
    Archie
  16. 15. Jug the Ripper
    Reggie
  17. 16. Boobology
    Moose
  18. 17. Deep Sea Channel
    Archie
  19. 18. Information Please
    Jughead
  20. 19. Poisonality Kid!
    Leroy
  21. 20. On Account
    Reggie
  22. 21. Ly'in Tale
    Archie
  23. 22. A Corny Plot!
    Jughead
  24. 23. Off Base!
    Moose
  25. 24. [Archie Annual #12]
  26. 25. ["Oh, boy! My palm itches!"]
    Dilton Doily and Moose
  27. 26. Window Pain
    Archie
  28. 27. On the Wrong Foot
    Reggie
  29. 28. Modern Mother Goose
  30. 29. Last Round Up!
    Souphead
  31. 30. Delayed Action!
    Archie
  32. 31. No One Here But Us Chickens
    Archie
  33. 32. Peary
  34. 33. Seeing is Believing
    Archie
  35. 34. Silence is Golden
    Archie
  36. 35. It's Just Your Imagination
  37. 36. Interesting Offer
    Jughead
  38. 37. Tip an Empty Hat
    Archie's Pop
  39. 38. Pitch Hitch!
    Archie
  40. 39. The Hole Truth!
    Archie
  41. 40. Germ Workout
    Archie
  42. 41. If the Shoe Fits
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. [You Said a Mouthful!]
    Jughead
  44. 43. Chow Call!
    Jughead
  45. 44. Phrase Daze!
    Archie
  46. 45. Hair Today
    Archie's Pop
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