(May-June 1954)

Archie, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1954-03-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
An Archie Magazine Approved Reading
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Harry Shorten (managing editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 8, Part 2, No. 1, Periodicals, January-June, 1954.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, medical science is wonderful! Here's a case of a doctor who operated on someone's heart and turned it completely over!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Reprints

New Arrow Grad Shirts (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Card Sharps (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Your going to the Saturday night dance depends on your report card! Bad report card -- no dance! Understand?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Whether Archie goes to the Saturday dance depends on his getting a good report, so he has to figure out some way to avoid getting his report card.

Ring That Bell! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Ho-hum!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica finds Archie's kisses boring because when he kisses her she doesn't hear bells.

No Butts About It! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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You can't come over tonight, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Until Archie's grades improve Archie can't go out after supper, but on an errand for his dad he stops off at Veronica's.

The Spoken Word! (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Gee, pop! I guess you're really a big wheel after all!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie's dad is asked to talk at Archie's school and he asks Archie what word teenagers use for drive or ambition.

The Driving Rain Lashed at Bike and Rider... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

U.S. Royal bicyle tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Better Oily, Than Late! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, what's your mother been sulking about?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Fred forgot Mary's birthday and he has to figure out a way to calm her down.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie Club / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our school is trying to raise enough money for a gymnasium
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Linda Pritchett, and Elaine Larisey.

The Split Decision! (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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How many beans do you think are in that jar, Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Jim
Synopsis
Pop Tate is running a contest to guess the number of beans in a jar.
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Sock Full of Troubles (Table of Contents: 11)

Suzie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Hi, Suzie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ferdie; Suzie
Synopsis
Suzie can't smell anything, but she has to make spaghetti and meatballs for supper because her dad is bringing his boss over.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Hollywood Reporter / text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

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Debbie Reynolds smoked her first cigarette recently.
Genre
non-fiction

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 13)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Louis H. Silberkleit
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typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Katy Keene / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
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Bill Woggon (signed)
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Bill Woggon (signed)
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Bill Woggon ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Bertha! What? You have a mouse in your house?
Genre
humor; fashion; teen
Characters
Katy Keene; Sis; Bertha
Synopsis
Bertha has a mouse eating her reducing wafers.

Indexer Notes

Designs by Pat Strickland, Donna Boltinghouse, Elaine Perricone, and Kenneth Poindexter.

Neat But Not Gaudy! (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

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How do you like it, Midge? -Pretty neat, eh? Weatherbee isn't going to jump on me for being sloppy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie dresses neat for school, but he loses a button off his jacket.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Fun Page / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How quickly can you match these designs?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy

Indexer Notes

Includes a joke suggested by reader Anna Horio.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Lie Diver (Table of Contents: 19)

Wilbur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Hey Laurie, watch this fancy dive!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Slats Morgan; Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake
Synopsis
Wilbur says he can dive off a fifty foot ladder.
Keywords
pool; swimsuits

[Stop Paying 89¢ Each for Song Parade Records!] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Arbi-traitor! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Ahah! Now the week is officially started! What are these miserable miscreants charged with this time, Miss Grundy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is wondering what keeps causing Archie and Reggie to fight and Jughead thinks he knows how to stop it.

[Archie Annual #6] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Call Me Hero! (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Archiekins, did you read about this high school boy who captured a bank robber? Isn't he utterly wonderful?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie needs to show Veronica he's a hero so he gets Jughead to dress up like a burgler and show up when he's at Veronica's.

Caught Short! (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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No kidding, Betty? That luscious actress, Marylyn Russell? She's coming here! In person?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie asks Betty to iron his pants so he looks nice for a visiting celebrity.
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The Ties of Friendship (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Happy birthday Jughead... and many more!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is upset at the cheap tie Archie gave him for his birthday.

Free! While They Last! 10 "Hitler Heads" (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For that Trip into Space... (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Curtiss Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boy, medical science is wonderful! Here's a case of a doctor who operated on someone's heart and turned it completely over!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. New Arrow Grad Shirts
  3. 2. Card Sharps
    Archie
  4. 3. Ring That Bell!
    Archie
  5. 4. No Butts About It!
    Archie
  6. 5. The Spoken Word!
    Archie
  7. 6. The Driving Rain Lashed at Bike and Rider...
    U.S. Royal bicyle tires
  8. 7. Better Oily, Than Late!
    Archie
  9. 8. ["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India -"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. ["Our school is trying to raise enough money for a gymnasium"]
    Archie Club
  11. 10. The Split Decision!
    Jughead
  12. 11. Sock Full of Troubles
    Suzie
  13. 12. ["Debbie Reynolds smoked her first cigarette recently."]
    Hollywood Reporter
  14. 13. Statement of Ownership
  15. 14. ["Hello, Bertha! What? You have a mouse in your house?"]
    Katy Keene
  16. 15. Neat But Not Gaudy!
    Archie
  17. 16. ["If you knew Ginger, like we know Ginger you'd run to your nearest newsdealer and get the latest copy of Ginger Comics!"]
  18. 17. ["How quickly can you match these designs?"]
    Fun Page
  19. 18. ["I'm Fosdick!"]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  20. 19. The Lie Diver
    Wilbur
  21. 20. [Stop Paying 89¢ Each for Song Parade Records!]
  22. 21. Arbi-traitor!
    Archie
  23. 22. [Archie Annual #6]
  24. 23. Call Me Hero!
    Archie
  25. 24. Caught Short!
    Archie
  26. 25. The Ties of Friendship
    Jughead
  27. 26. Free! While They Last! 10 "Hitler Heads"
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  28. 27. For that Trip into Space...
    Curtiss Baby Ruth
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