(March 1959)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
John 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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What makes you so sure you saw Archie and Betty in the Garden? --We're all masked!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Of Mice and Menace (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Two-Way Stretch (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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T.V. Trouble (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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humor
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Vain Swain (Table of Contents: 4)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie, Jughead, Reggie, Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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The new short skirts make the girls look taller!
Genre
humor; teen
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Cast a Spell (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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The Whole Tooth (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Double Check (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Bottoms Up! (Table of Contents: 9)

Souphead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor
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Week Daze (Table of Contents: 10)

Leroy / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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humor; children
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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Very good homework paper, Leroy...
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humor
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Moose looks at his grades with a quake...
Genre
humor; teen

Moose-Taken Identity (Table of Contents: 13)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Signs of the Times (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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humor
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Coffee Nerves (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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Dan De Carlo
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Rudy Lapick ?
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doc, I'm having a little digestion trouble!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
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Sweet Talk (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan De Carlo
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Rudy Lapick ?
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Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Betty!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
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Snow Fooling! (Table of Contents: 17)

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Synopsis
Who designed which snow sculpture?
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Mouse-taken Identity (Table of Contents: 18)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Bill Vigoda
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Terry Szenics
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Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like to buy a large mouse trap please!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley
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Seat of the Problem (Table of Contents: 19)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Bill Vigoda
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Terry Szenics
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Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are you taking the dog, Moose?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
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Middle Man (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Thanks for the Memory (Table of Contents: 21)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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humor; teen
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Shop Talk (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie's Pal Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dan De Carlo
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Rudy Lapick ?
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How much is this loaf of bread?
Genre
humor
Characters
Jughead Jones
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A Head for Figures (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Tom Moore ?
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Dan De Carlo
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Rudy Lapick ?
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Consolidated Meatbal -33 1/2 - Amalgamated Sponge -14 - 5% dividend quarterly ---
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
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Santa's Surplus (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hector
Synopsis
Archie asks his little cousin Hector if likes Christmas.
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Keywords
Christmas; Santa Claus

No Peeking (Table of Contents: 25)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead buys his father a flag pole for his birthday.
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Cornballs (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie and Reggie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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humor; teen

Sweep Sake (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead sweeps the walkway because his dad promised him something if he didn't.

Heads First (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Leroy Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
A collection of 1-panel pun gags with the different characters.

Dry Cleaned (Table of Contents: 29)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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D-uh! I been out of sports ever since I started taking treatments for rheumatism!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
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Long Time No Sea (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Is there something wrong, sir?
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews
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True-False Quiz (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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humor
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Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A quiz with silly questions.
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Slightly Choosy (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Nancy Dakesian
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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Henrietta (Veronica's cousin)
Synopsis
Veronica offers to buy her cousin anything in the toy store.
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Time Out (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is late to class and blames his watch, since he lost it.

On the Ball (Table of Contents: 34)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Moore
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose answers a math question with a football term.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What makes you so sure you saw Archie and Betty in the Garden? --We're all masked!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Of Mice and Menace
    Archie
  3. 2. Two-Way Stretch
    Veronica
  4. 3. T.V. Trouble
    Archie's Dad
  5. 4. Vain Swain
    Reggie
  6. 5. ["The new short skirts make the girls look taller!"]
    Archie, Jughead, Reggie, Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Cast a Spell
    Moose
  8. 7. The Whole Tooth
    Jughead
  9. 8. Double Check
    Jughead
  10. 9. Bottoms Up!
    Souphead
  11. 10. Week Daze
    Leroy
  12. 11. ["Very good homework paper, Leroy..."]
    Mr. Lodge
  13. 12. ["Moose looks at his grades with a quake..."]
    Archie's Limericks
  14. 13. Moose-Taken Identity
    Moose
  15. 14. Signs of the Times
    Archie
  16. 15. Coffee Nerves
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  17. 16. Sweet Talk
    Jughead
  18. 17. Snow Fooling!
  19. 18. Mouse-taken Identity
    Dilton Doiley
  20. 19. Seat of the Problem
    Moose
  21. 20. Middle Man
    Archie's Dad
  22. 21. Thanks for the Memory
    Miss Grundy
  23. 22. Shop Talk
    Archie's Pal Jughead
  24. 23. A Head for Figures
    Archie
  25. 24. Santa's Surplus
    Archie
  26. 25. No Peeking
    Jughead
  27. 26. Cornballs
    Archie and Reggie
  28. 27. Sweep Sake
    Jughead
  29. 28. Heads First
    Archie
  30. 29. Dry Cleaned
    Moose
  31. 30. Long Time No Sea
    Archie
  32. 31. True-False Quiz
    Jughead
  33. 32. Slightly Choosy
    Archie
  34. 33. Time Out
    Archie
  35. 34. On the Ball
    Miss Grundy
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