(1954)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
An Archie Magazine
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

There are no advertisements in this magazine.


["Archiekins? Surprise!! We're having a 'Come As You Are' Party!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana (signed)
Inks:
Bob Montana (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose
Synopsis:
Betty invites Archie to a party.

["There's one thing I hate about eating......It spoils my appetite!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana (signed); Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks:
Bob Montana (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; multiple joke panel.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

Water Ya Know (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper (cameo); Mr. Flutesnoot

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Sing You Sinner (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Meat d'Armour (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Fired with Enthusiasm (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Alias Mr. Lip! (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Snooty Snoot (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Pressing Business (Table of Contents)

Archie's Principal Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Veronica Lodge (cameo); Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Dilton Doily (cameo)

Indexer Notes

three-quarter page joke strip

["Here's a nice hiking outfit"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

quarter-page joke strip

Grundy Punch! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

The High Cost of Leaving (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

A Nut at the Concert (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica go to a classical concert.

Do or Dine (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Lotta Shekels

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

No Ifs, Ands, or Bets! (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Jugly Duckling (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

I Like Isaac (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Picture Puzzle (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews (cameo); Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Holly

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Dependent Descendant (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Don't Ticket So Hard (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead cons Archie into buying him a sundae.

Puppet Love (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

House About It? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

["Put it on the cuff, Pop!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Pals Pop Tait, Hooky Hogan, Dilton Doyly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana); Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tait; Hooky Hogan; Dilton Doyly; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Three separate three-panel joke strips.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

U-Buy It Diet (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead pretends to go on a diet to trick Archie

["Let's See! They say fish is Brain Food..."] (Table of Contents)

Chok'lit Shop Talk with Pop Tait / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana; Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tait; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Three separate three-panel joke strips.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

Neapolitan Bites (Table of Contents)

Archie 'n' Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead visit Tony's Place for sub sandwiches.

Betty's Booty (Table of Contents)

Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

The Corney Cornetists (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Fluteweed

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

PTA (Problems of Teaching Archie) Page (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Mr. Flutesnoot

Indexer Notes

multiple joke panels

For the Birds (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Veronica have mishaps at the amusement park

Pass Up the Muffins (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead joke about Betty's baking.

Dunce Upon a Time (Table of Contents)

Archie and Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Sundae; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie are smitten by the substitute teacher, much to the chagrin of Betty and Veronica.

The Dickens to Pay! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Discharge an' Dat Charge (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Key to Success (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Fluteweed

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Look the Udder Way (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Uncle Jake

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

The Book Worm (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie shows Jughead how to be a gentleman by carrying Betty's books.

Water Guy (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

["Let's push Jughead into the pool!"] (Table of Contents)

Guys 'n Gags / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Dr. Kwako

Indexer Notes

two separate three-panel joke strips

A Reel Gentleman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Dirty Dog! (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Spot

Indexer Notes

half-page joke strip

Throw Out Your Chess (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Abercrombie
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead disrupt Mr. Lodge's lawn chess game.

A New Twist (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo); Hooky Hogan (cameo); Mr. Weatherbee (cameo)
Synopsis:
Archie mistakenly bases his Oliver Twist book report on a TV parody adaptataion.

A Gas-ly Tale (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie runs into Veronica after getting laughing gas at the dentist.

Suit Yourself (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie goes to get measured for a suit to wear to Veronica's birthday party

Strife with Father (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Archie gets ready for a date with Veronica with help from his father.

["It's the latest style... Green Lipstick!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana (signed); Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks:
Bob Montana (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; three numbered three-panel joke strips.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

["I Was Here First!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Montana; Ted Miller ? (see notes)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Reggie and Archie vie for Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Per Ted Miller's son Grant Miller, via Shaun Clancy on the Facebook page "Comics History Exchange", Ted Miller's last work in comic books was ghost penciling two one page stories signed by Bob Montana when Montana could not complete the work before the deadline. It is currently unknown which of the stories attributed to Montana in this issue was penciled by Miller (May 9, 2014).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archiekins? Surprise!! We're having a 'Come As You Are' Party!"]
  2. 1. ["There's one thing I hate about eating......It spoils my appetite!"]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  3. 2. Water Ya Know
    Archie
  4. 3. Sing You Sinner
    Archie
  5. 4. Meat d'Armour
    Archie
  6. 5. Fired with Enthusiasm
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  7. 6. Alias Mr. Lip!
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Snooty Snoot
    Archie
  9. 8. Pressing Business
    Archie's Principal Mr. Weatherbee
  10. 9. ["Here's a nice hiking outfit"]
    Jughead
  11. 10. Grundy Punch!
    Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy
  12. 11. The High Cost of Leaving
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  13. 12. A Nut at the Concert
    Archie
  14. 13. Do or Dine
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  15. 14. No Ifs, Ands, or Bets!
    Reggie
  16. 15. Jugly Duckling
    Veronica
  17. 16. I Like Isaac
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  18. 17. Picture Puzzle
    Archie
  19. 18. Dependent Descendant
    Archie's Pop
  20. 19. Don't Ticket So Hard
    Archie
  21. 20. Puppet Love
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. House About It?
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  23. 22. ["Put it on the cuff, Pop!"]
    Archie's Pals Pop Tait, Hooky Hogan, Dilton Doyly
  24. 23. U-Buy It Diet
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Let's See! They say fish is Brain Food..."]
    Chok'lit Shop Talk with Pop Tait
  26. 25. Neapolitan Bites
    Archie 'n' Jughead
  27. 26. Betty's Booty
    Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. The Corney Cornetists
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  29. 28. PTA (Problems of Teaching Archie) Page
    Archie's Teachers
  30. 29. For the Birds
    Archie
  31. 30. Pass Up the Muffins
    Betty
  32. 31. Dunce Upon a Time
    Archie and Reggie
  33. 32. The Dickens to Pay!
    Archie's Teacher Miss Grundy
  34. 33. Discharge an' Dat Charge
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  35. 34. Key to Success
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  36. 35. Look the Udder Way
    Archie
  37. 36. The Book Worm
    Archie
  38. 37. Water Guy
    Archie
  39. 38. ["Let's push Jughead into the pool!"]
    Guys 'n Gags
  40. 39. A Reel Gentleman
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  41. 40. Dirty Dog!
    Archie
  42. 41. Throw Out Your Chess
    Archie
  43. 42. A New Twist
    Archie
  44. 43. A Gas-ly Tale
    Archie
  45. 44. Suit Yourself
    Archie
  46. 45. Strife with Father
    Archie
  47. 46. ["It's the latest style... Green Lipstick!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  48. 47. ["I Was Here First!"]
    Archie's Rival Reggie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Joe Ryder
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