Archie, 1953 Series
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Price:
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
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Editing:
Harry Shorten
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Archie Is Taking Me"] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
George Frese
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica argue over who Archie is going to take to the Junior Prom. Meanwhile Archie takes a powder.

["You Can Always Judge"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Suzie; Ginger; Super Duck; Wilbur; Katy Keene

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Archie Comics line, appearing on the inside front cover.

Uncover Girl (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
George Frese
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica refuses to give Betty a picture of herself for the yearbook, since all the pictures have her wearing out-of-date fashions. So Betty gets hold of one of Veronica's baby pictures and decides to publish that.

["Look! Big News"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Jughead Annual and Betty And Veronica Annual.

Twin Killing (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Lila Smith; Lois Smith
Synopsis:
As a welcoming gesture to two new girls who just transferred to Riverdale High, Veronica and Betty agree to set them up with one time only dates with Archie and Reggie - - until they find out the Smith girls are gorgeous twins.

Wrong Track (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Alice Cooper (cameo); Betty's cousin Herbert
Synopsis:
Dateless, Betty agrees to babysit for her Aunt Lucy. When she runs into Archie on the way and he asks her out (since Veronica dumped him), Betty invites him along on her babysitting job.

Veronica Pencil Fun (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
Various puzzles.

["Tell Ya What Ah'm Gonna Do"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Archie Comics line.

Dyeing For A Date (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty helps Reggie play a prank on Veronica so she won't go to the dance with Archie.

Shop, Look And Listen (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis:
Mr. Weatherbee assigns Archie and Reggie to rehabilitate his desk. Betty and Veronica would like to help, despite not knowing anything about carpentry.

Gals Are Too Clever (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Elladay; Bill
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica fret about losing Archie to the daughter of a Lodge business partner who is moving to Riverdale.

For Better Or Verse (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie pays Jughead to write a love poem, and then gives it to Veronica claiming he wrote it. Veronica is so impressed that she demands Archie write her another poem - - while she watches.

Don't Let It Puzzle You (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
sports
Synopsis:
Maze puzzle with a baseball theme.

["She's Ginger And Spice"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Ginger

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Ginger Comics.

Big Fad Mamas (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
In order to embarrass the girls out of the fad fashions they've taken to wearing, Archie and Reggie dress up in clothing from the Gay '90s.

["Rebus"] (Table of Contents)

Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Synopsis:
Rebus puzzle.

["Laugh"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Laugh Comics.

Ugly Rumor (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Ophelia Glutenschnable
Synopsis:
Reggie tells Veronica he saw Archie escorting another woman. To his surprise, that only makes Archie more appealing to her.

Dream Girl (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis:
Betty offers to use her dream interpretation book on a disturbing dream Miss Grundy had the previous night. The book forecasts Miss Grundy will have an accident.

["Sandy! I Don't Mind"] (Table of Contents)

Debby / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Bill Woggon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Debby; Sandy; Dad; Mom; Virg Gooney; Willie Woogie; Betsy
Synopsis:
Debby's Dad organizes a taffy pull as a low-cost form of entertainment for the kids.

["Soopy Slooth"] (Table of Contents)

Fun Page / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Synopsis:
Drawing puzzle.

["You Kids Be The Judge"] (Table of Contents)

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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Super Duck

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Super Duck.

The Dim View (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Archie and Reggie pretend to be impressed by Veronica's new sunglasses as a joke, but she thinks they're serious. So does Betty, who promptly runs right out and buys a pair herself.

Shop And Go (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Samm Schwartz
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Jeeves the butler
Synopsis:
Veronica goes shopping for a birthday present for her father. She drags Archie along to buy the gift while she shops for clothes for herself.

With Mallet Toward None (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Rudy Lapick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Wilbur
Synopsis:
Veronica insists on teaching Archie and Reggie croquet, but the collateral damage is too much for Mr. Lodge.

Cagey Capers (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle
Pencils:
George Frese
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie gives Veronica a parrot trained to say "I love you". When Reggie hears of it, he decides to teach the bird a few other phrases.

My Type Is Your Type (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty offers to type Archie's essay for English class. Archie accepts, then uses the free time to go out with Veronica.

It Takes The Cake (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty tries to bake a cake following the recipe being broadcast over television, with less than stellar results.

["Wilbur Is In Hot Water Again"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wilbur; Laurie; Red; Linda

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Wilbur Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Archie Is Taking Me"]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. ["You Can Always Judge"]
  3. 2. Uncover Girl
    Betty And Veronica
  4. 3. ["Look! Big News"]
  5. 4. Twin Killing
    Betty And Veronica
  6. 5. Wrong Track
    Betty
  7. 6. Veronica Pencil Fun
    Veronica
  8. 7. ["Tell Ya What Ah'm Gonna Do"]
  9. 8. Dyeing For A Date
    Betty And Veronica
  10. 9. Shop, Look And Listen
    Betty And Veronica
  11. 10. Gals Are Too Clever
    Betty And Veronica
  12. 11. For Better Or Verse
    Veronica
  13. 12. Don't Let It Puzzle You
  14. 13. ["She's Ginger And Spice"]
  15. 14. Big Fad Mamas
    Betty And Veronica
  16. 15. ["Rebus"]
    Fun Page
  17. 16. ["Laugh"]
  18. 17. Ugly Rumor
    Betty And Veronica
  19. 18. Dream Girl
    Betty
  20. 19. ["Sandy! I Don't Mind"]
    Debby
  21. 20. ["Soopy Slooth"]
    Fun Page
  22. 21. ["You Kids Be The Judge"]
  23. 22. The Dim View
    Betty And Veronica
  24. 23. Shop And Go
    Veronica
  25. 24. With Mallet Toward None
    Betty And Veronica
  26. 25. Cagey Capers
    Betty And Veronica
  27. 26. My Type Is Your Type
    Betty And Veronica
  28. 27. It Takes The Cake
    Betty And Veronica
  29. 28. ["Wilbur Is In Hot Water Again"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary L. Watson