(July 1960)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
eight times a year in February, April, June, July, August, September, October and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
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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
Now, Jughead... suppose you tell me why you were eating an ice cream cone in Miss Grundy's class!
Genre
teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Jughead Jones

The Big Wheel (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's car is broken down but Veronica won't have to walk to the dance.

Can You Top It? (Table of Contents: 2)

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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose outdoes Archie's work carving initials in a tree.

Ring Savvy (Table of Contents: 3)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie boxes Moose.
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Keywords
boxing

The Wet Hen Party (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie's Girl Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Betty attends her Girls Club meeting.

Double Bubble Heads! (Table of Contents: 5)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
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Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Jughead for an example of history repeating itself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Garden of Worse Verse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Roses are red - ears are quite blue!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Various poems that all start with "Roses are red..." that pertain to the Archie characters.

Bridal Reins! (Table of Contents: 7)

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Genre
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks Veronica what weddings make her think of.
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All in the Mind (Table of Contents: 8)

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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie asks Archie if he ever disagrees with Veronica.
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The French Touch! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Genre
teen
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Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy wants her French class to stop watching the clock.
Keywords
French class

Team Work (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Genre
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Mr. Weatherbee; Coach Kleats; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Because of the teacher shortage Mr. Weatherbee has put Coach Kleats in charge of a class.

Big Help (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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teen
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Jughead Jones; Souphead
Synopsis
Jughead asks Souphead to put away the ice cream.

Safari So Good (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica tells Betty about her uncle in Africa.

Becoming Attraction (Table of Contents: 13)

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Genre
teen
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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica never gets a second glance... because the first glance takes so long.
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Dogged Reply! (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie got Veronica a French Poodle.
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Jug the Ripper (Table of Contents: 15)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead bets Reggie he can tear a phone book in half.

Boobology (Table of Contents: 16)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose has a system for true and false tests.

Deep Sea Channel (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie looks at a skin-diving outfit.
Keywords
skin diving

Information Please (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead asks Dilton for directions to the North Pole.
Keywords
dog sled; Eskimo

Poisonality Kid! (Table of Contents: 19)

Leroy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Leroy; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel jokes, all centered around the beach.

On Account (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams

Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
An accounting class for girls is announced.
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Ly'in Tale (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tells of the time he faced a lion.
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A Corny Plot! (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead goes to a movie just to get some popcorn.

Off Base! (Table of Contents: 23)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Harry Lucey
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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose has been stealing bases.

[Archie Annual #12] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Dilton Doily and Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! My palm itches!
Genre
humor
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Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton and Moose discuss a superstition about itchy palms and money.
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Window Pain (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie takes a job washing a window.

On the Wrong Foot (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie has never been compared to Fred Astaire for his dancing.
Keywords
dancing

Modern Mother Goose (Table of Contents: 28)

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Genre
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Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Leroy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's gang illustrate updated Mother Goose rhymes.

Indexer Notes

First caption: "Jack be nimble - jack be quick!"

Last Round Up! (Table of Contents: 29)

Souphead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
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Souphead Jones; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Souphead watches a movie the second time to see if it ends differently.
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Delayed Action! (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
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Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Archie if he wants to run for student council.
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Keywords
student council

No One Here But Us Chickens (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is scared to use the diving board.

Peary (Table of Contents: 32)

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Indexer Notes

Article on Robert Edwin Peary.

Seeing is Believing (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wonders if the ties are really hand painted.
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Silence is Golden (Table of Contents: 34)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie picks up a parrot for Miss Grundy.
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parrot

It's Just Your Imagination (Table of Contents: 35)

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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
How various people see Archie's car.
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Interesting Offer (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Jughead takes an interest in Pop Tate's business.

Tip an Empty Hat (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred shows the barber his hair restorer doesn't work.
Keywords
barber shop

Pitch Hitch! (Table of Contents: 38)

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humor
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Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred finds out the baseball team's nick-name for Archie is "No-Hit Archie".
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baseball

The Hole Truth! (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
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Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie really needs to sink his put.
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Keywords
golf

Germ Workout (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Exercise kills germs but the trick is getting germs to exercise.
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If the Shoe Fits (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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Neal Adams
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Neal Adams

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica found a horseshoe.
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You Said a Mouthful! (Table of Contents: 42)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Reggie asks Jughead what he expects to fill the emptiness in his life.

Chow Call! (Table of Contents: 43)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
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Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mary asks Jughead if he'd like some leftover hamburgers.

Phrase Daze! (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
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Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Archie to rephrase a sentence.

Hair Today (Table of Contents: 45)

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

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Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is losing his hair.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now, Jughead... suppose you tell me why you were eating an ice cream cone in Miss Grundy's class!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Big Wheel
    Archie
  3. 2. Can You Top It?
    Archie
  4. 3. Ring Savvy
    Archie
  5. 4. The Wet Hen Party
    Archie's Girl Betty
  6. 5. Double Bubble Heads!
    Miss Grundy
  7. 6. ["Roses are red - ears are quite blue!"]
    Archie's Garden of Worse Verse
  8. 7. Bridal Reins!
    Archie
  9. 8. All in the Mind
    Archie
  10. 9. The French Touch!
    Miss Grundy
  11. 10. Team Work
    Coach Kleats
  12. 11. Big Help
    Jughead
  13. 12. Safari So Good
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Becoming Attraction
    Veronica
  15. 14. Dogged Reply!
    Archie
  16. 15. Jug the Ripper
    Reggie
  17. 16. Boobology
    Moose
  18. 17. Deep Sea Channel
    Archie
  19. 18. Information Please
    Jughead
  20. 19. Poisonality Kid!
    Leroy
  21. 20. On Account
    Reggie
  22. 21. Ly'in Tale
    Archie
  23. 22. A Corny Plot!
    Jughead
  24. 23. Off Base!
    Moose
  25. 24. [Archie Annual #12]
  26. 25. ["Oh, boy! My palm itches!"]
    Dilton Doily and Moose
  27. 26. Window Pain
    Archie
  28. 27. On the Wrong Foot
    Reggie
  29. 28. Modern Mother Goose
  30. 29. Last Round Up!
    Souphead
  31. 30. Delayed Action!
    Archie
  32. 31. No One Here But Us Chickens
    Archie
  33. 32. Peary
  34. 33. Seeing is Believing
    Archie
  35. 34. Silence is Golden
    Archie
  36. 35. It's Just Your Imagination
  37. 36. Interesting Offer
    Jughead
  38. 37. Tip an Empty Hat
    Archie's Pop
  39. 38. Pitch Hitch!
    Archie
  40. 39. The Hole Truth!
    Archie
  41. 40. Germ Workout
    Archie
  42. 41. If the Shoe Fits
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. You Said a Mouthful!
    Jughead
  44. 43. Chow Call!
    Jughead
  45. 44. Phrase Daze!
    Archie
  46. 45. Hair Today
    Archie's Pop
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