(June 1977)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Archie Series [vertical]
Barcode:
0271000695906
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Pop, how about lowering your prices?"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Kind of an ironic joke considering this issue sees the price raised to 35 cents.

Imitation Irritation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie gets caught doing his impression of Mr. Weatherbee.

Taste Disgrace (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge thinks he's caught Archie taking something out of his refrigerator.

Print Stint (Table of Contents)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Ethel enjoys reading Veronica's diary.

Page Rage (Table of Contents)

Hot Dog / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Hot Dog is unimpressed with Veronica's French cookbook.

Flim Flam (Table of Contents)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Moose's new hobby is photography.

Candid Comment (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Geraldine Grundy; Miss Haggly; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones (likeness on child's balloon)
Synopsis:
After a rough day at school, Miss Grundy and Miss Haggly go to the carnival.

Job Jibe (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie is working for Mr. Lodge, but seems to have no chance of advancement.
Reprints:

Unique Critique (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews (framed picture)
Synopsis:
Betty gushes over a photo of Archie, to her mother's dismay.

Tooth Truth (Table of Contents)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards
Pencils:
Joe Edwards
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Edwards

Genre:
children
Characters:
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis:
Jinx and Greg discuss an article Greg read.

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana ?
Pencils:
Bob Montana ?
Inks:
Bob Montana ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Cousin Leroy
Synopsis:
Two Archie newspaper strips, with color added.

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica rejects Archie for Reggie.
Reprints:

Star Struck (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie believes in horoscopes until he reads Jughead's.

Dizzy Tizzy (Table of Contents)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead's faint praise is good enough for Ethel.
Reprints:

Call Stall (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
While camping, Reggie demonstrates his moose call.
Reprints:

Archie Puzzlers (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Two messages to decode.

Dream Drama (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie relates a dream.
Reprints:

Buck Yuck (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie is pleasantly surprised when Reggie repays a loan.
Reprints:

Remark Lark (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Midge is annoyed by Moose's poor report card.
Reprints:

No Mood For Food (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Mrs. Mason; Mr. Mason
Synopsis:
More repercussions from Moose's report card.
Reprints:

Sad Lad (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie has just made a speech, and it didn't go well.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and pencil credits are from reprint appearance.

Theme Scheme (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis:
Archie tries to get Dilton to help him with a composition.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and pencil credits are from reprint appearance.

Bright Sprite (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Bill Yoshida

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Alicia
Synopsis:
Archie outmaneuvers Reggie for time with the new girl.
Reprints:

Hot Dog is Lost! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis:
Maze

Sub Flub (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
Coach has no faith in Archie.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Letters from April Wharton (1st prize) and Donna Clement (2nd prize), plus details on joining the Archie Club.

Art Mart (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Sylvia; Art
Synopsis:
Sylvia's boyfriend doesn't approve of her visit to the art gallery with Archie.

Note Goat (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Geraldine Grundy; Chuck Clayton
Synopsis:
Passing a note gets Archie in trouble.
Reprints:

Book Banter (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica look at books in the library.

Spat Chat (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica tells Archie how he can get back in her good graces.

Indexer Notes

Veronica points to a poster for a concert by the "Rolling Rocks," the artwork of which is based on the jacket photo for the Rolling Stones' album "Black and Blue," released in April 1976.

Mr. Weatherbee Heavy Thinking Puzzle (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis:
A maze of letters that spell out a sentence.

Mean Scene (Table of Contents)

Big Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Hockey player Moose is a poor winner.

Meal Zeal (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to get Archie to think about something other than girls.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Pop, how about lowering your prices?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Imitation Irritation
    Archie
  3. 2. Taste Disgrace
    Archie
  4. 3. Print Stint
    Big Ethel
  5. 4. Page Rage
    Hot Dog
  6. 5. Flim Flam
    Moose
  7. 6. Candid Comment
    Miss Grundy
  8. 7. Job Jibe
    Archie
  9. 8. Unique Critique
    Betty
  10. 9. Tooth Truth
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  12. 11. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  13. 12. Star Struck
    Archie
  14. 13. Dizzy Tizzy
    Big Ethel
  15. 14. Call Stall
    Archie
  16. 15. Archie Puzzlers
  17. 16. Dream Drama
    Archie
  18. 17. Buck Yuck
    Archie
  19. 18. Remark Lark
    Big Moose
  20. 19. No Mood For Food
    Big Moose
  21. 20. Sad Lad
    Archie
  22. 21. Theme Scheme
    Archie
  23. 22. Bright Sprite
    Archie
  24. 23. Hot Dog is Lost!
  25. 24. Sub Flub
    Archie
  26. 25. Archie Club News
  27. 26. Art Mart
    Archie
  28. 27. Note Goat
    Archie
  29. 28. Book Banter
    Archie
  30. 29. Spat Chat
    Archie
  31. 30. Mr. Weatherbee Heavy Thinking Puzzle
  32. 31. Mean Scene
    Big Moose
  33. 32. Meal Zeal
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Joey Beretta
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Tom Sager
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