(August 1980)

Archie, 1954 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
12 times a year: twice in Jan., Sept., Oct. and Dec., and once in March, April, June and Aug.
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698508
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US; later Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Perfect Bound; later Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whee! Today is the last day of school!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Miss Beazley; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy

Boat Banter (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead go boating.

Race Chase (Table of Contents: 2)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Hip Tip (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Dan DeCarlo
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Nansi Dakeshian
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This book tells you how to keep your date from looking at other girls!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica has a book that tells you how to keep your date from looking at other girls.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Summer Bummer (Table of Contents: 4)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Dan DeCarlo
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Nansi Dakesian
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at the school of fish!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is looking at a school of fish.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's cousin keeps interrupting the baseball game on TV.
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Freak Critique (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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George Gladir ?
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad thinks he's too attached to his skateboard.
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Keywords
skateboards

Sprite Spirit (Table of Contents: 7)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Big Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty promised not to tell some gossip, so she writes it down instead.
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Flower Power (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie presents Veronica with a rose, but fails to impress her enough to ditch her date with Reggie.
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Pair Flair (Table of Contents: 9)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Ethel is going to the dance with Dilton.
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Bench Banter (Table of Contents: 10)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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teen
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Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Coach Kleats has no room on the bench for bad players.
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Keywords
baseball

Camp Scamp (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie doesn't think he can report to work at Camp Wahoo.
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Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is trying to get a job at the Shopalot super market.
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Ding-a-Ling (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
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Vacation Deprivation (Table of Contents: 14)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, the president wants us to conserve gasoline!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX)

Fate Strait (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I'm worried about mankind's fate!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Dilton is worried about mankind's fate.
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Paint Plaint (Table of Contents: 17)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you want me to paint a sign for you?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to paint a sign, but she can't remember what kind.
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Mow Woe (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Archie's dad tries to get him to mow the lawn.

Inflation Deflation (Table of Contents: 19)

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Genre
humor; teen

Play Plight (Table of Contents: 20)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Name Game (Table of Contents: 21)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Shop Flop (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Dilton Doily Maze (Table of Contents: 24)

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humor; teen
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Cap Flap (Table of Contents: 25)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge doesn't like the new "funky cap" that Veronica has for him.
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Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 26)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is glad that Archie landed a job with his biggest competitor.
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Fling Swing (Table of Contents: 27)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose is catching butterflies.
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Keywords
butterfly

Net Nut (Table of Contents: 28)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Moose Mason; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Moose hit Reggie with his favorite tennis racket.
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Keywords
tennis

Request Jest (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie laughs at a guy who would do anything for a girl.
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Well Belle (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica finds a wishing well and wishes there was a boy around.
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Double Takes (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie Presents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gets some juicy gossip; Archie and Veronica at the beach; Leroy spies on Archie and Veronica.
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Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

Betty's U.S.A. Trivia (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Boy Ploy (Table of Contents: 33)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Ethel; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel tries to find a boy at the lost and found.
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Walk Talk (Table of Contents: 34)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Moose Mason; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Dilton asks Moose if he likes winding roads.
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String Fling (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is admiring the string bikinis on the girls.
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Over Soon (Table of Contents: 36)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead wonders how long the heat wave will last.
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Pay Exposè (Table of Contents: 37)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie complains about a mistake in his pay, while working for Mr. Lodge.
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Some Sum (Table of Contents: 38)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Ms. Grundy
Synopsis
Moose has trouble adding.
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Greet Treat (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is happy that Mary is back from visiting Aunt Tilly.
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Can Elan (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has tennis wrist.
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Wag Gag (Table of Contents: 41)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen

Swoon Tune (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

The Beg Bag (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie begin an organ grinder and monkey act.
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Clock Yock (Table of Contents: 44)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge bids $500 for a cuckoo clock.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

Betty and Veronica Pin-up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just felt like dressing up for dinner!
Genre
humor; teen
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Whee! Today is the last day of school!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Boat Banter
    Archie
  3. 2. Race Chase
    Jughead
  4. 3. Hip Tip
    Veronica
  5. 4. Summer Bummer
    Moose
  6. 5. Talk Balk
    Archie
  7. 6. Freak Critique
    Archie
  8. 7. Sprite Spirit
    Betty
  9. 8. Flower Power
    Archie
  10. 9. Pair Flair
    Big Ethel
  11. 10. Bench Banter
    Coach Kleats
  12. 11. Camp Scamp
    Archie
  13. 12. Job Jibe
    Archie
  14. 13. Ding-a-Ling
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Vacation Deprivation
    Big Moose
  16. 15. ["Archie, the president wants us to conserve gasoline!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  17. 16. Fate Strait
    Archie
  18. 17. Paint Plaint
    Archie
  19. 18. Mow Woe
    Archie
  20. 19. Inflation Deflation
    Archie
  21. 20. Play Plight
    Mr. Weatherbee
  22. 21. Name Game
    Leroy
  23. 22. Eat Treat
    Archie
  24. 23. Shop Flop
    Archie
  25. 24. Dilton Doily Maze
    Dilton
  26. 25. Cap Flap
    Mr. Lodge
  27. 26. Job Jibe
    Mr. Lodge
  28. 27. Fling Swing
    Big Moose
  29. 28. Net Nut
    Big Moose
  30. 29. Request Jest
    Archie
  31. 30. Well Belle
    Veronica
  32. 31. Double Takes
    Archie Presents
  33. 32. Betty's U.S.A. Trivia
    Betty
  34. 33. Boy Ploy
    Big Ethel
  35. 34. Walk Talk
    Big Moose
  36. 35. String Fling
    Archie
  37. 36. Over Soon
    Archie
  38. 37. Pay Exposè
    Archie
  39. 38. Some Sum
    Big Moose
  40. 39. Greet Treat
    Archie
  41. 40. Can Elan
    Archie
  42. 41. Wag Gag
    Big Ethel
  43. 42. Swoon Tune
    Betty
  44. 43. The Beg Bag
    Archie
  45. 44. Clock Yock
    Mr. Lodge
  46. 45. ["I just felt like dressing up for dinner!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-up
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