(Spring 1955)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Editing
John L. Goldwater
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
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
Why Jughead, what an unusual looking clock. Where did you get it?
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Put a nickel in the 'wedding march' girls!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • possibly from Archie newspaper strips (King Features Syndicate, XX-XX-19XX)

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Happy Daze (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Big Wheel (Table of Contents: 3)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Note of Approval (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen

Best Wishes For a Happy Birthday (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Genre
humor; teen

From Dad to Worse (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Missed Understanding (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Backfield in Commotion (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Investment Joker (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Archie Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Obscure Cure (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore
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Tom Moore (signed on the original art)
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead creates a "cure" for Archie's cold, assuming it works since no one has ever come back for a second one.

Indexer Notes

Information obtained from the original art.

Hounded (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore
Pencils
Tom Moore (signed on the original art)
Inks
Tom Moore
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Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Souphead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead explains to Souphead that "puppy love" is the beginning of a "dog's life".

Pen Pals (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

No Male Today (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

The Ace of Clubs (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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Genre
humor; teen

Archie's Crystal Ball (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

All Wrapped Up (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

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

Jughead / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
For Pete's sake, Jug...
Genre
humor; teen

A Fitting O-Pin-Ion (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Swat a Pal (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Owe Time Friend (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Fun Page (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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Too Reggie-Mented (Table of Contents: 23)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Time Will Fell (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Katy Keene / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woggon
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Bill Woggon
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Bill Woggon
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Bill Woggon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our curtain rises for this 2-page story about Katy Keene...
Genre
humor; fashion

Indexer Notes

Story is a rebus.

Rough Sledding (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Dunce Upon a Time (Table of Contents: 27)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Archie's Picture Dictionary: Aviation Section (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor

Colossal Fossil (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

From Gag to Verse (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Pound Advice (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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Genre
humor

Eye-Witness (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Money to Spurn (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Fish Tale (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Weather or Not (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Soda Jerky (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

A Gloomy Report (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Still-Life (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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Genre
humor

Archie's Picture Dictionary: Astronomy Section (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Sharp Reasoning (Table of Contents: 40)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Circus Dates (Table of Contents: 41)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Love Laffs (Table of Contents: 42)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Smashing Success (Table of Contents: 43)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Rung Number (Table of Contents: 44)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Lodge-ical Request (Table of Contents: 45)

Veronica's Father / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

Backfires (Table of Contents: 46)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, now, Miss Grundy, calm yourself!
Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oooh! Everytime I think of what Archie did last night I get furious again!
Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Why Jughead, what an unusual looking clock. Where did you get it?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Put a nickel in the 'wedding march' girls!"]
    Reggie
  3. 2. Happy Daze
    Archie
  4. 3. Big Wheel
    Jughead
  5. 4. Note of Approval
    Archie
  6. 5. Best Wishes For a Happy Birthday
    Archie's Pop
  7. 6. From Dad to Worse
    Archie
  8. 7. Missed Understanding
    Jughead
  9. 8. Backfield in Commotion
    Archie
  10. 9. Investment Joker
    Reggie
  11. 10. Archie Gag Bag
    Archie
  12. 11. Obscure Cure
    Archie
  13. 12. Hounded
    Jughead
  14. 13. Pen Pals
    Archie
  15. 14. No Male Today
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. The Ace of Clubs
    Big Moose
  17. 16. Archie's Crystal Ball
    Archie
  18. 17. All Wrapped Up
    Archie
  19. 18. ["For Pete's sake, Jug..."]
    Jughead
  20. 19. A Fitting O-Pin-Ion
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Swat a Pal
    Reggie
  22. 21. Owe Time Friend
    Archie
  23. 22. Fun Page
    Archie
  24. 23. Too Reggie-Mented
    Reggie
  25. 24. Time Will Fell
    Jughead
  26. 25. ["As our curtain rises for this 2-page story about Katy Keene..."]
    Katy Keene
  27. 26. Rough Sledding
    Jughead
  28. 27. Dunce Upon a Time
    Moose
  29. 28. Archie's Picture Dictionary: Aviation Section
  30. 29. Colossal Fossil
  31. 30. From Gag to Verse
    Archie and the Gang
  32. 31. Pound Advice
    Mr. Weatherbee
  33. 32. Eye-Witness
    Betty
  34. 33. Money to Spurn
    Archie
  35. 34. Fish Tale
    Jughead
  36. 35. Weather or Not
    Jughead
  37. 36. Soda Jerky
    Archie
  38. 37. A Gloomy Report
    Archie
  39. 38. Still-Life
    Mr. Weatherbee
  40. 39. Archie's Picture Dictionary: Astronomy Section
    Archie
  41. 40. Sharp Reasoning
    Veronica
  42. 41. Circus Dates
    Archie
  43. 42. Love Laffs
    Jughead
  44. 43. Smashing Success
    Veronica
  45. 44. Rung Number
    Reggie
  46. 45. Lodge-ical Request
    Veronica's Father
  47. 46. Backfires
    Archie
  48. 47. ["Now, now, Miss Grundy, calm yourself!"]
    Jughead
  49. 48. ["Oooh! Everytime I think of what Archie did last night I get furious again!"]
    Betty and Veronica
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