(September 1963)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 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

Issue Notes

All story information taken with permission from Tony Isabella's blog http://tonyisabella.blogspot.com/2016/06/july-1963-archies-jokebook-maga...


["Archie, I thought you said you were going to pitch today!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Keywords:
baseball; peanuts; vendor

[Do You Need Extra Money?] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fashion Passion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie are digging the lovely chicks on the beach while waiting for Betty and Veronica. When the girls apologize for keeping them waiting, the boys reward them with a couple of ice-cream cones.

Mexican Vacation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and the gang visit an Aztec pyramid.
Keywords:
Aztec; Mexico; pyramid

Stage Door Johnny-Come-Lately (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The boys are shocked to see Jughead wearing a suit and buying flowers. They never knew he was interested in girls. He enters the stage door of a theater advertising “Follies!” and “Girls! Girls! Girls!” Jug is there to give flowers to his Aunt Jenny, the cleaning woman of the theater.

Swell Yell (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dilton Doiley; Jane
Synopsis:
Dilton has been trying to tell Jane something for over an hour.

Swing It, Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie are playing on Leroy’s swing to the amusement of the girls. What the girls don’t know is that, when they swing high enough, they can ogle the sun-bathing beauty in the next yard.

Auto Know Better (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica was driving and got into an accident. Her father isn’t worried about the car, just that she left the scene of the accident. She says she didn’t, pointing to the fence, hat and sign stuck to the front of the car. She brought the accident with her!

[Billy Wins with Bendix] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bendix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Archie Wind-Up Dolls (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
A selection of dolls based on Archie characters. If you wind up the Archie doll, it dates the nearest girl doll. Don’t bother to wind up the Jughead doll because it doesn’t do anything.

Fulfilling Future (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica’s using summer to plan her future, which includes going to the beach to meet new boys she can date in the fall and winter.

Profiles in Courage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge is showing Archie the portraits of the Lodge military hero ancestors. One painting shows a man peeping out from the border. That ancestor was a spy for the Confederate army.

Figuratively Speaking (Table of Contents)

comic story / ? pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Archie asks Coach Kleats how the team is shaping up. The coach says they can’t field or hit too well and probably won’t win a game all season.

A Zest for Rest (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead loves tiddlywinks because it’s the only sport he can play lying down.

Placement Service (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis:
Veronica asks Moose to keep an eye on her young cousin Leroy. When Leroy refuses to stay put, Moose sticks him to the beach by putting a beach umbrella pole down the lad’s swimming trunks.

Nile Nillies (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice
Synopsis:
Betty’s friend Alice has a Cleopatra hairdo inspired by the movie.

Archie's Scrambled Jokes (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Match the animal to the correct gag line.

[Archie's Jokes #22] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Gumming Up the Works (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead searches for his gum at a bowling alley.

Slick Hicks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead don't want to look like beginners with the surfing crowd. The life preservers around their waists blows their cover.
Keywords:
surfing

Our Inquiring Photographer Asks: What Do You Think of Television Commercials? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle

Delightful Eyeful (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Resting under a tree, Reggie isn’t fazed as a two-headed dog, an outer-space alien, a man so tall you only see half of him and Frankenstein’s monster. What gets his attention is a sexy brunette wearing a beret and a tight little black dress.

It Pays to Advertise (Table of Contents)

Pop Tate / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Pop Tate
Synopsis:
When business is slow, Pop goes to woods full of trees carved with lovers hearts and messages...and carves an ad for his store on one of them.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

Man of Action (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Sitting in a hammock, Archie explains why he’s too tired to go swimming. It’s because his heart beat 102,000 times today, his blood traveled 169,000 miles, he took breath 22,000 times, he spoke 4,700 words, he moved 748 muscles and used 7,100,000 brain cells. No wonder he’s exhausted.

Moose Speaks Up (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Various 1 to 3 panel gags.

Feminology (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Dilton is showing the girls “the smartest electronic machine ever constructed!”

Repeat Treat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica tells Betty she shouldn't repeat gossip.

Operation Rescue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica beseeches a lifeguard to save Archie...from Betty!
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I thought you said you were going to pitch today!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Do You Need Extra Money?]
    Cheerful Card Company
  3. 2. Fashion Passion
  4. 3. Mexican Vacation
    Archie
  5. 4. Stage Door Johnny-Come-Lately
    Jughead
  6. 5. Swell Yell
    Dilton Doiley
  7. 6. Swing It, Man!
  8. 7. Auto Know Better
    Veronica
  9. 8. [Billy Wins with Bendix]
    Bendix
  10. 9. Archie Wind-Up Dolls
  11. 10. Fulfilling Future
    Veronica
  12. 11. Profiles in Courage
  13. 12. Figuratively Speaking
  14. 13. A Zest for Rest
    Jughead
  15. 14. Placement Service
  16. 15. Nile Nillies
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Archie's Scrambled Jokes
  18. 17. [Archie's Jokes #22]
  19. 18. Gumming Up the Works
    Jughead
  20. 19. Slick Hicks
  21. 20. Our Inquiring Photographer Asks: What Do You Think of Television Commercials?
  22. 21. Delightful Eyeful
    Reggie
  23. 22. It Pays to Advertise
    Pop Tate
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  25. 24. Man of Action
    Archie
  26. 25. Moose Speaks Up
    Moose
  27. 26. Feminology
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. Repeat Treat
  29. 28. Operation Rescue
This issue was most recently modified by:
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