(1954-1955)

Archie, 1952 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Once a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US; then Standard Silver Age US; then Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the one hand... Jughead eats, and Reggie bleats! Boy! What troublesome pals!
Genre
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Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Quit Your Kitten (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica's kitten Gallahad runs away so the gang all try to find cats to replace it.

From Pillar to Post! (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica criticize Moose's English and when he explains what he's doing for Mr. Weatherbee they tell him that he's obviously misunderstood what Mr. Weatherbee was asking him to do.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Hey! What happened to you?
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Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie's back is hurting because his bed it too short. Jughead tells him that there's an easy fix. Don't sleep so long.

Station Break! (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Veronica calls Betty to tell her that she's coming into town and that she should tell Archie to pick her up. When Archie hears he dashes off to the bus station but she's coming in by train. Betty lets him go because she wants Veronica to get mad at Archie for not showing up.
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Mixed Fix (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge; Mr.Moneybags
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a bet with Mr. Moneybags that whoever loses will have to sell the other one their factories. Mr. Lodge is hoping to lost because his factories are losing money but Archie and Jughead have a plan to make him win by putting Mr. Moneybag's balls in tough spots and kicking Mr. Lodge's ball out of the woods and onto the fairway.

Ankles Away! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Brunhilda
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Jughead goes on a date with Brunhilda because she's cooking a turkey but he fakes a sprained leg so he won't have to dance with her.
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String You Sinner! (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie tries to cheat on his chemistry test by attaching a book of formulas to a string outside the window but is caught by Mr. Weatherbee.
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From Rags to Switches (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee doesn't like the sloppy ways that the kids dress at schools and it's made worse when he hears the superintendent - who also hates sloppy dress - is coming to inspect the school.
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It's a Drawl (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A southern girl is in town as has Archie infatuated.

Truce Is Stranger than Fiction! (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie let's Mr. Lodges parakeet out of its cage and smashes his plants and knock over his butler while trying to catch it.
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Pie in Her Eye! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Starry Eyed (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
After watching a movie about a hunter killing a leopard Archie, Betty and Veronica all have different dreams about it.
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Rise 'n' Sign! (Table of Contents: 13)

Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie sticks a sign on Archie's back that says "Midge Loves Me" in order to get Moose mad at Archie.
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Oyster Stew (Table of Contents: 14)

Jughead / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead gets some oysters and invites Archie and Reggie to share them if they'll help shuck them but they refuse and devise a plan - by buying a few pearls and hiding them in some of the oysters oysters - to get Jughead to shuck them all.
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From Hot to Cooler (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie gets a job at the car wash wiping down cars by Betty mishears it as swiping cars and thinks that Archie has joined a car theft gang to get enough money for prom tickets.

Trapped (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie tries to borrow money from Archie and Jughead to buy traps for muskrat. After getting swindled by Reggie too many times they refuse and convince Moose to invest so he can knock some sense into Reggie after he gets taken for a ride.

Gun with the Wind (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty says that Reggie lost his job at the gun factory because they didn't want anyone of his calibre working there.

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The spelling used in the comic is calibre not caliber.

An Explosive Situation (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
In order to get back at Reggie for putting a lizard down his back Jughead puts a gadget with an exploding cap under the lid of Reggie's desk so that when Reggie opens it the cap will explode. Mr. Weatherbee gets to Reggie's desk first so Jughead tries to hold him back.

There Oughta Be a Law (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie thinks there should be a law where kids run things instead of parents. He gets hit on the head with a baseball and has a dream about what that would be like.
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Fun Page (Table of Contents: 20)

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Special Delivery (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
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Betty and Veronica create a fictitious personal ad to see who will respond.
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Tooth or Consequences (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead has to mow the lawn of one of his father's friends. Archie tells him to ditch it by pretending to have a toothache but the friend turns out to be a dentist.

Good Losers (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats; Waldo Weatherbee;
Synopsis
Coach Kleats' team loses the baseball game and his team isn't upset and doesn't make excuses. Mr. Weatherbee commends Kleats on his team being good losers.
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Three Must-Get-Theirs (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
The guys try to stay out of trouble at school and it makes Mr. Weatherbee nervous that they're hatching some diabolical plan.

Oven Lovin (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty wonders why Archie fawns over Veronica but barely notices her. Jughead suggest that they way to a man's heart is through his stomach so she should make a marble cake for Archie.

Indexer Notes

No apostrophe after lovin in the tile of the original.

Plug Ugly (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie's Rival Reggie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie insults Moose after he's finished swimming and gets away with it. Archie is amazes until Jughead mentions that Moose gets momentarily deaf when he gets water in his ears.

Ship Shape (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Waldo Weatherbee; Mrs. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica has some studio pictures made of herself and gives one to Archie to stop from feeling lonely. He leaves in on Mr. Weatherbee's desk when Mrs. Weatherbee walks in and thinks it's a girl that her husband is seeing.
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The Plot Thickens (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie takes Betty to the same movie he took Veronica to last night.
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Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

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Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
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Jughead has a new girlfriend Gloria who has a twin. Reggie asks to be introduced to the twin.
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Let's Drop the Subject (Table of Contents: 30)

Souphead / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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Souphead
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Souphead's cousin hurt himself seeing who could lean furthest out the window.
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Archie Fun Page (Table of Contents: 31)

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Top Secret (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee's wig comes off and Archie catches it. Mr. Weatherbee makes Archie promise to never tell anyone about the wig and he agrees in exchange for having his two weeks detention cancelled.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["On the one hand... Jughead eats, and Reggie bleats! Boy! What troublesome pals!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Quit Your Kitten
    Archie
  3. 2. From Pillar to Post!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. ["Hey! What happened to you?"]
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  5. 4. Station Break!
    Archie
  6. 5. Mixed Fix
    Archie
  7. 6. Ankles Away!
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  8. 7. String You Sinner!
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  9. 8. From Rags to Switches
    Archie
  10. 9. It's a Drawl
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Truce Is Stranger than Fiction!
    Archie
  12. 11. Pie in Her Eye!
    Archie
  13. 12. Starry Eyed
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Rise 'n' Sign!
    Reggie
  15. 14. Oyster Stew
    Jughead
  16. 15. From Hot to Cooler
    Archie
  17. 16. Trapped
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  18. 17. Gun with the Wind
    Archie
  19. 18. An Explosive Situation
    Jughead
  20. 19. There Oughta Be a Law
    Archie
  21. 20. Fun Page
    Fun Page
  22. 21. Special Delivery
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Tooth or Consequences
    Jughead
  24. 23. Good Losers
    Archie
  25. 24. Three Must-Get-Theirs
    Archie
  26. 25. Oven Lovin
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Plug Ugly
    Archie's Rival Reggie
  28. 27. Ship Shape
    Archie
  29. 28. The Plot Thickens
    Betty
  30. 29. Double Trouble
    Jughead
  31. 30. Let's Drop the Subject
    Souphead
  32. 31. Archie Fun Page
    Archie Fun Page
  33. 32. Top Secret
    Archie
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