(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.
On-sale Date
1980-05-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Giant Series
Barcode
0271000698508
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Issue Notes

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #180.

[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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Miss Beazly; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot

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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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 [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Dan DeCarlo
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at the school of fish!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason
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
humor; 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
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary 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)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
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)

Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
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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humor; 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
humor; teen
Characters
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
humor; teen
Characters
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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Gigi; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's phone has been disconnected for five minutes but she didn't notice.
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Vacation Deprivation (Table of Contents: 14)

Moose [Archie] / 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 daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Fate Strait (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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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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Genre
humor; teen

Name Game (Table of Contents: 21)

Leroy [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen; children

Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen

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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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
Characters
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)

Moose [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Net Nut (Table of Contents: 28)

Moose [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason
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
humor; 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
humor; 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)

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Genre
humor; teen
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 [Archie] / activity / 1 page (report information)

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teen
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Boy Ploy (Table of Contents: 33)

Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Moose [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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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)

Moose [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Ethel / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen

Swoon Tune (Table of Contents: 42)

Betty [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Betty and Veronica's 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 [Archie]
  6. 5. Talk Balk
    Archie
  7. 6. Freak Critique
    Archie
  8. 7. Sprite Spirit
    Betty [Archie]
  9. 8. Flower Power
    Archie
  10. 9. Pair Flair
    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
    Moose [Archie]
  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 [Archie]
  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
    Moose [Archie]
  29. 28. Net Nut
    Moose [Archie]
  30. 29. Request Jest
    Archie
  31. 30. Well Belle
    Veronica
  32. 31. Double Takes
    Archie
  33. 32. Betty's U.S.A. Trivia
    Betty [Archie]
  34. 33. Boy Ploy
    Ethel
  35. 34. Walk Talk
    Moose [Archie]
  36. 35. String Fling
    Archie
  37. 36. Over Soon
    Archie
  38. 37. Pay Exposè
    Archie
  39. 38. Some Sum
    Moose [Archie]
  40. 39. Greet Treat
    Archie
  41. 40. Can Elan
    Archie
  42. 41. Wag Gag
    Ethel
  43. 42. Swoon Tune
    Betty [Archie]
  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's Pin Up
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