(1960)

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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Take me to your leader!"] (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
An alien tugs at Jughead's shirt in front of the high school. This is a teaser for a UFO-related story inside.
Keywords:
alien; floating head; UFO

Pressure Cooker (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Jughead tries to help Archie get Veronica back, but Veronica finds out how Jughead pressured Betty and Reggie with money they owed him and Moose with homework help.

Mars-Taken Identity (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flootsnoot
Synopsis:
Jughead's idea for the school play is an invasion from Mars, so he dresses up in a Martian costume at school to convince the faculty.

Swell Guy (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Jughead helps Reggie look more muscular with sponges under his sweater. When it rains and Reggie "flexes," he squeezes the water out in Veronica's face.

Troubled Times (Table of Contents)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis:
Archie isn't getting in trouble in school. Jughead explains that it's because Reggie isn't chasing Veronica, so Archie thinks he's up to something. Reggie explains that it's because Betty quit chasing Archie, so he can't get near Veronica. Betty explains that it's because of Mr. Weatherbee's speech about being satisfied with what you have. Mr. Weatherbee gives a speech to the school about ambition and everyone goes back to normal, with Archie in the principal's office again.

A Medal For Jughead (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
The gang feels bad because they've all won medals, but Jughead hasn't. They find reasons to offer him their medals, but he refuses them all. He wins a trophy for having the most loyal friends.

Guess Who? (Table of Contents)

Li’l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx exits an ice cream parlor and her friend comes behind her, puts his hands over her eyes and says, "guess who?" She guess six different names before he says she is correct, but now her ice cream has been eaten while she guessed.

Money Hungry (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Jughead is the only one spending money at the Choklit Shoppe. The rest of the gang threatens to boycott if Pop Tate serves him. He doesn't want to lose their business, so he offers them all ice cream, for free. They all pay Jughead their allowances, because he had bet them he could get Pop Tate to give away free ice cream.

Late Lamented (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee complains that Archie and Jughead are always late, so they arrive very early the next day. This confuses the other students, who think it's time for the second class already. Soon, everyone in the school is confused about the schedule. Mr. Weatherbee tells them not to arrive before ten a.m. from then on.

Dick Clark (Table of Contents)

Star of the Month / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Biography of Dick Clark

Nothing But The Truth! (Table of Contents)

Li’l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis:
Li'l Jinx's father slips on a banana peel and asks if she knows where he found it. She guesses he found it on a banana.

Snow Flakes (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Herman Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead shovels snow from the sidewalk and throws half a bucket of ashes on the ice, to prevent slipping. He throws the other half of the ashes over the fence and it lands on a policeman. To prevent the problem recurring, Uncle Herman puts an awning over the sidewalk. The awning breaks and drops snow on the head of the same policeman. The policeman says he'll forgive if the sidewalk is clean of snow by the time he runs around the block. They spray it with hot water and the policeman slides on it when he comes in running. Herman puts himself in jail.

Who’s Zoo? (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 7.6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Coach Kleats makes Jughead box with Reggie and Reggie punches Jughead out. Jughead's Uncle Herman offers his Jekyll and Hyde formula to give Jughead a fighting chance. Jughead refuses and pretends to be hypnotized while Uncle Herman gets the formula. He returns to the room to find a gorilla and thinks it's Jughead. The gorilla beats up Uncle Herman, who insists to the police that it's Jughead. The gorilla ends up back in the zoo and Uncle Herman ends up in the sanitarium.

Rhyme Without Reason (Table of Contents)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Two half-page gags narrated in verse form.

Plane And Fancied (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Reggie pranks Miss Grundy by tying a tiny paper airplane to a fly. Miss Grundy thinks Martians are invading. Mr. Weatherbee sees it too and smashes it with a book, discovering the prank. Jughead passes a note by making a paper airplane of it and it flies out the classroom window, into Mr. Weatherbee's window. Mr. Weatherbee plans to intercept the meeting by the birdbath. He ends up being at the site of an actual plane crash.

Flight and Wrong (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Jughead encourages Betty to be a tom-boy to attract Archie's attention. They build a giant box kite and it flies away in the wind with Jughead holding on. Jughead finally lands in the city reservoir and makes his way back wrapped in the sheets from the kite.

Book Friends (Table of Contents)

Jughead / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen; Humor
Characters:
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Jughead gets in trouble for writing his western novel in class. Mr. Weatherbee finds the novel so interesting he makes Jughead finish it.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Take me to your leader!"]
    Jughead
  2. 1. Pressure Cooker
    Jughead
  3. 2. Mars-Taken Identity
    Jughead
  4. 3. Swell Guy
    Jughead
  5. 4. Troubled Times
    Mr. Weatherbee
  6. 5. A Medal For Jughead
    Jughead
  7. 6. Guess Who?
    Li’l Jinx
  8. 7. Money Hungry
    Jughead
  9. 8. Late Lamented
    Jughead
  10. 9. Dick Clark
    Star of the Month
  11. 10. Nothing But The Truth!
    Li’l Jinx
  12. 11. Snow Flakes
    Jughead
  13. 12. Who’s Zoo?
    Jughead
  14. 13. Rhyme Without Reason
    Jughead
  15. 14. Plane And Fancied
    Jughead
  16. 15. Flight and Wrong
    Jughead
  17. 16. Book Friends
    Jughead
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen