Archie, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound

["Smell this perfume, Juggy!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica tries to tempt Jughead with the smell of perfume. Betty tempts Jughead with the smell of hamburgers frying.
Keywords:
floating heads; hamburgers

Prize Fight (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Harry Lucey
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie is preparing to box against Reggie for the right to take Veronica to the Frosh Hop. Jughead convinces Archie to spar against Moose, with Moose pretending to get knocked out. Moose has an exposed nerve on his elbow and the slightest contact makes him pass out. Archie happens to hit that elbow during their fight and Moose is really knocked out. Reggie decides not to box, but Archie thinks he really knocked out Moose, so he chooses to fight anyway. Reggie knocks him out and feels confident enough to take on Moose, but that doesn't work out.

Operation Nightmare (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Herman Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Jughead's uncle Herman brags about a supposed appendectomy he once performed using a rusty pocket knife. Jughead dismisses the tall tale and heads to the hospital where Betty is interning. While he waits for her, he falls asleep and dreams that slipping on the floor and falling leads to an emergency appendectomy to be performed by Uncle Herman. Betty wakes him and he slips on the floor just as he dreamed. When she says his uncle can have him in the examining room in two minutes, Jughead runs away. Betty steps into the elevator where Uncle Herman is the elevator operator.

Don't Robot In (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis:
Jughead shows off a small remote control robot. Reggie gets the idea to dress up as a life-sized Jughead robot. He pretends to be out of control and plants kisses on Betty first, then Veronica. When he decides to kiss Midge, Moose puts and end to the robot prank.
Keywords:
robot

The Bad Penny! (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Bill Vigoda
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Professor Flootsnoot; Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead is such a bad singer that Professor Flootsnoot sends him to gym class. He's so much trouble in gym class, Coach Kleats sends him back to choir class. He ends up in the principal's office, where Mr. Weatherbee sends him back to choir class.

Jingle Belles (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead sells the same one-of-a-kind musical bracelet to everyone in the school. The girls are all mad that the guys gave them the same gift, but once Jughead explains that the profits go to an orphanage, the girls are happy with the guys again.

Sick Spell (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead lists all the medical conditions he had, then reveals that he had them on a spelling test.

Plague Take It (Table of Contents)

Reggie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Reggie convinces Moose that Midge has a disease called "sagacity" and that it is very contagious. Moose gets sick with worry about Midge. Meanwhile, Reggie is going on dates with Midge. Midge gives Jughead money to buy Moose a gift, so he buys a dictionary and encourages him to look up the word "sagacity."

Reggie Fun Page (Table of Contents)

Reggie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Around The Whirl (Table of Contents)

Pop Tate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
A travel agent comes into the Choklit Shop to talk to Pop about vacation plans. He witnesses the antics of all the gang in the store and decides that Pop doesn't need to travel to see strange sights and weird people.
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The Plays The Thing (Table of Contents)

Jughead / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie wants the part of Romeo in the school play so he can rehearse kissing scenes with Veronica, but Reggie gets the part. Jughead convinces Reggie that his trick knee will be a problem during the dueling scenes, so Archie ends up with the part. When he goes to the first rehearsal he finds Betty has landed the part of Juliet, because Veronica was afraid she would have to change her hairstyle.

Canine Capers (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Archie loses Veronica's new puppy, so he goes to the pound to find a replacement. He buys a replacement puppy at a pet store and is glad that Veronica doesn't notice the difference. It turns out the puppy ran back to the store and Archie had bought the same puppy back from the store.

Professor Jughead's Educational Corner (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead teaches "how to avoid."

Peg O' My Heart (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie study inkblots at the school psychiatrist's office. Archie decides to analyze Jughead's dreams and give Moose a test putting different-shaped blocks into the correct holes. Moose isn't good at it, so Archie advises Moose to give Midge the silent treatment. Midge assumes Archie did it to spend time with her and as she kisses him, Moose sees and proceeds to stuff Archie into the cannon in front of the school.

Oh, Say Can You Ski? (Table of Contents)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats decides to build a ski slope. His students spread snow on the hillside while Jughead takes a nap in the seat of a bulldozer. When Jughead decides to see how the bulldozer works, it goes out of control down the slope, scraping all the snow and ice into a heap at the bottom of the hill.
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Food For Naught (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis:
Jughead asks how much extra it costs to put chocolate sprinkles on ice cream. When Pop Tate replies that there is no charge for the sprinkles, Jughead orders just the sprinkles.

A Stitch In Time (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis:
Moose complains that the tag on a sweater Jughead sold him doesn't say 100% wool. Jughead claims he sewed the tag in to fool the moths.

Market Madness (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead sells stock in himself, but when Mr. Weatherbee says the students had better get a profit, Jughead seeks advice from Mr. Lodge. Mr. Lodge leaves Jughead in the office. Jughead takes a phone call and tells the broker to sell. He panics and calls the broker back telling him to buy. Mr. Lodge kicks him out over the fiasco, but Mr. Lodge finds out he has made a profit of three million dollars from the transactions. Mr. Lodge buys all the shares in Jughead for ten dollars a share, so all the gang made money.
Keywords:
stock market
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Smell this perfume, Juggy!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Prize Fight
    Jughead
  3. 2. Operation Nightmare
    Jughead
  4. 3. Don't Robot In
    Jughead
  5. 4. The Bad Penny!
    Jughead
  6. 5. Jingle Belles
    Jughead
  7. 6. Sick Spell
    Jughead
  8. 7. Plague Take It
    Reggie
  9. 8. Reggie Fun Page
    Reggie
  10. 9. Around The Whirl
    Pop Tate
  11. 10. The Plays The Thing
    Jughead
  12. 11. Canine Capers
    Archie
  13. 12. Professor Jughead's Educational Corner
    Jughead
  14. 13. Peg O' My Heart
    Archie
  15. 14. Oh, Say Can You Ski?
    Coach Kleats
  16. 15. Food For Naught
    Jughead
  17. 16. A Stitch In Time
    Jughead
  18. 17. Market Madness
    Jughead
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