(1956)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
annual
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound

Issue Notes

The last twelve pages of this magazine is a series of ads for the line of Columbia bicycles.


["Painting a masterpiece"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews (inset)

All's Yell That Ends Yell (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Joe Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis:
After hearing Jughead scorn women once again, Betty decides to pull one of Reggie's pranks on him.

Getting the Blues (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Jughead passes the news about Archie's possible expulsion to Betty and Veronica.

Just Desserts (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz ?
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Moose overhears Reggie and Midge disparage a dessert and think they're talking about him.

Package Deal (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg ?
Inks:
Dave Berg ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Moose strong-arms Jughead into helping him wrap Christmas presents. But Jughead accidentally gets the tags mixed.

All Sewed Up (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead joins the sewing club.

Fur Sighted (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Souphead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Souphead takes up the trumpet.

The Right Touch (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty adds a special element to her snowman for Jughead's benefit.

Walking Baby Back Home (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead and Betty head home from a dance.

Double Header (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead has to finish his dinner before he can go to Archie's house for dinner.

Cold and Hungry (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones (off-panel)
Synopsis:
There are few things Jughead will brave a blizzard for.

Words of Wisdumb (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Reggie gets on Jughead's nerves by quoting old adages.

Balled Up (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead tries golf.

Gagged (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to keep from laughing out loud in the library.

Trace the Dots (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Connect the dots to reveal the picture.

Tree's a Crowd (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie tricks Jughead into ordering six dozen Christmas trees.

Letter Alone (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Reggie tricks Jughead into reading a steamy love letter in front of the English class.

Walk Out (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Archie tries to stall Veronica in hopes she won't discover he has no money for their date.

Legal, But Tender (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie suspect Jughead of counterfeiting U.S. currency.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Navigate the maze; how to make a chick out of circles.

Winter Scenes (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The first snowfall brings an activity Jughead doesn't anticipate.

Off the Track (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
With Archie's help, Reggie convinces Jughead that he's a human bloodhound.

Nothing Mattress (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Edwards ?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Terry Szenics
Colors:
?
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead is plagued by somnambulistic activities.

Hop Flop (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Learning from Jughead that Archie can't Samba, Betty offers to teach Archie in hopes he'll ask her to the dance instead of Veronica.

Fiddle Frazzle (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead are forced to listen to Mr. Weatherbee's violin music.

Manner of Speaking (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Miss Grundy tries to improve Jughead's manners.

For the Birds (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Mary Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie's dad overhears him talking with Jughead and comes to the conclusion that Archie and Veronica are getting married, thanks to Mr. Lodge.

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Tired of wisecracks about their cooking, Betty and Veronica force Archie and Jughead to cook a meal on their own.

Nib and Tuck (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead exacts revenge on Reggie for the defective pens he's been selling to everyone.

Before and Grafter (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead has a liability claim due in court.

Play Spinit (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Instructions on how to make a spinning wheel game.

Under Observation (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis:
Mary takes time out to observe her son's behavior.

Pasty Retreat (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Souphead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead must escort his reluctant cousin to the doctor's for a polio vaccination.

Door Frame (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sy Reit ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Bill Vigoda
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Gladys Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead invents an automatic garage door opener with one tiny side effect.

Doodles Are Fun (Table of Contents)

Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The reader has to guess what each single picture is depicting.

Leave it to Jughead (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg ?
Inks:
Dave Berg ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead has a unique method of raking leaves.

Hat's Protection (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead is able to navigate a snowball gauntlet with Mr. Weatherbee's hat and not get hit.

A Charmed Strife (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead's flight from justice lands him in the hospital.

Report Sound-Off (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie and Jughead have a good laugh over a bad report card.

Train Pain (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead relates an anecdote about his uncle.

["Hey gang"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead's Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Help the mouse navigate the maze.

Piddle Puddle (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to impress Miss Grundy by imitating Sir Walter Raleigh.

Out of This World (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead finds himself in a wonderland of food.

The Sighs of It (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Veronica is dating another guy and Archie is ready to clobber him, until he meets him.

Sound Off (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lucey

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie learns how to use sound effects to pull pranks on the school.

The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Jughead gets a black eye from running into a door and nobody will believe him.

Acid Action (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead develops an acid that will eradicate weeds.

Clowning Around (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy; Prof. Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead gives snappy answers to various stupid questions.

Archie's Crazy Picture Puzzles (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Illustrated puns.

Rugged (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty tries to get Jughead to use a vacuum rather than beat rugs.

The Play Boy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The gang starts cozying up to Jughead when they hear his cousin is a Hollywood scout.

Fetching Competition (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead isn't impressed with Betty's new dog, until he sees the trick she's taught it.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Painting a masterpiece"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. All's Yell That Ends Yell
    Jughead
  3. 2. Getting the Blues
    Jughead
  4. 3. Just Desserts
    Jughead
  5. 4. Package Deal
    Jughead
  6. 5. All Sewed Up
    Jughead
  7. 6. Fur Sighted
    Jughead
  8. 7. The Right Touch
    Betty
  9. 8. Walking Baby Back Home
    Jughead
  10. 9. Double Header
    Jughead
  11. 10. Cold and Hungry
    Jughead
  12. 11. Words of Wisdumb
    Jughead
  13. 12. Balled Up
    Jughead
  14. 13. Gagged
    Jughead
  15. 14. Trace the Dots
    Jughead's Fun Page
  16. 15. Tree's a Crowd
    Jughead
  17. 16. Letter Alone
    Jughead
  18. 17. Walk Out
    Archie
  19. 18. Legal, But Tender
    Jughead
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Jughead's Fun Page
  21. 20. Winter Scenes
    Jughead
  22. 21. Off the Track
    Jughead
  23. 22. Nothing Mattress
    Jughead
  24. 23. Hop Flop
    Jughead
  25. 24. Fiddle Frazzle
    Archie
  26. 25. Manner of Speaking
    Jughead
  27. 26. For the Birds
    Jughead
  28. 27. Trick or Treat
    Jughead
  29. 28. Nib and Tuck
    Jughead
  30. 29. Before and Grafter
    Jughead
  31. 30. Play Spinit
    Jughead's Fun Page
  32. 31. Under Observation
    Archie
  33. 32. Pasty Retreat
    Jughead
  34. 33. Door Frame
    Jughead
  35. 34. Doodles Are Fun
    Puzzle Page
  36. 35. Leave it to Jughead
    Jughead
  37. 36. Hat's Protection
    Jughead
  38. 37. A Charmed Strife
    Jughead
  39. 38. Report Sound-Off
    Archie
  40. 39. Train Pain
    Jughead
  41. 40. ["Hey gang"]
    Jughead's Fun Page
  42. 41. Piddle Puddle
    Jughead
  43. 42. Out of This World
    Jughead
  44. 43. The Sighs of It
    Archie
  45. 44. Sound Off
    Reggie
  46. 45. The Eyes Have It
    Jughead
  47. 46. Acid Action
    Jughead
  48. 47. Clowning Around
    Jughead
  49. 48. Archie's Crazy Picture Puzzles
  50. 49. Rugged
    Jughead
  51. 50. The Play Boy
    Jughead
  52. 51. Fetching Competition
    Jughead
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