(February 1962)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.12 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
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[To Betty] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
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?

Genre
teen
Characters
Santa Claus; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
Christmas tree; fireplace; Santa Claus

Sky Bye (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe Pendleton Jones III]
Synopsis
After a party, Archie and Jughead are picked up by a flying saucer.
Reprints

Lady's Logic (Table of Contents: 2)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is mad at Archie.
Reprints

Test of Love (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle [Reginald Mantle III]; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are fighting over who gets to take Veronica to the hop.
Reprints

Jangle Belles (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
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?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Pigskin Picks (Table of Contents: 5)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Moose [Malcolm Mason]; Reggie Mantle [Reginald Mantle III]; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe Pendleton Jones III]; Thompson
Synopsis
Coach makes plans for the game.
Reprints

As You Like It (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie won't move the counter so Moose and Midge can sit together.
Reprints

Seeing is Believing (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
The guys compare Christmas presents.

The Sunny Side! (Table of Contents: 8)

Shrimpy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shrimpy
Synopsis
Shrimpy's snowman doesn't last.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Imitation "Peanuts" strip.

Pigskin Parade (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica tries to help Betty understand football.
Reprints

Surprise Size (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Gift Rapped (Table of Contents: 11)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Holi-Daze (Table of Contents: 12)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Presents of Mind (Table of Contents: 13)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

Relatively Speaking (Table of Contents: 14)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre
humor; children

Off Side (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At the end of the football game Archie is carried off the field by the opponents.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The scoreboard shows a final score of Westpond 28, Riverdale 0.

Hip Jingle Bells (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Gift of Gab (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Chess Chatter (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle [Reginald Mantle III]
Synopsis
Veronica explains chess to Betty.
Reprints

Star Status (Table of Contents: 19)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle [Reginald Mantle III]; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie has his own private cheerleaders.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reggie's last name misspelled "Mantel".

Heavy Spirit (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen

Problem Players (Table of Contents: 21)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Moose [Malcolm Mason]; Randolph
Synopsis
Coach talks to a couple of his players about their grades.
Reprints

Pudding It Mildly (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?

Genre
humor; teen

Xmas Passing Signery (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre
humor

Hump-Backed Hero (Table of Contents: 24)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Reprints

Indexer Notes

About Brahman cattle.
Illustrated text story.

Tops in Pops (Table of Contents: 25)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Genre
humor; teen

Pet Set (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie doesn't think he has anything in common with the new boy in the neighborhood.
Reprints

Charming Chuckle (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica shows off her charm bracelet.
Reprints
Keywords
charm bracelet

Which Witch Is Which (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe Pendleton Jones III]
Synopsis
All the girls going to Veronica's Halloween party are dressed as witches.
Reprints

In the Cards (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones [Forsythe Pendleton Jones III]; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead comes up with a way for Veronica to get a message to Archie during a football game.
Reprints

Ski King (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle [Reginald Mantle III]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
At a ski lodge, Archie has plans that don't involve bringing skis.
Reprints

Canadian Caper (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
In Canada, Archie is irritated by Betty and Veronica's praise of the Mounties.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [To Betty]
    Archie
  2. 1. Sky Bye
    Archie
  3. 2. Lady's Logic
    Veronica
  4. 3. Test of Love
    Veronica
  5. 4. Jangle Belles
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Pigskin Picks
    Coach Kleats
  7. 6. As You Like It
    Moose
  8. 7. Seeing is Believing
    Archie
  9. 8. The Sunny Side!
    Shrimpy
  10. 9. Pigskin Parade
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Surprise Size
    Archie
  12. 11. Gift Rapped
    Jughead
  13. 12. Holi-Daze
    Moose
  14. 13. Presents of Mind
    Leroy
  15. 14. Relatively Speaking
    Leroy
  16. 15. Off Side
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Hip Jingle Bells
    Archie
  18. 17. Gift of Gab
    Archie
  19. 18. Chess Chatter
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Star Status
    Reggie
  21. 20. Heavy Spirit
    Archie
  22. 21. Problem Players
    Coach Kleats
  23. 22. Pudding It Mildly
    Archie
  24. 23. Xmas Passing Signery
  25. 24. Hump-Backed Hero
  26. 25. Tops in Pops
    Reggie
  27. 26. Pet Set
    Archie
  28. 27. Charming Chuckle
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Which Witch Is Which
    Archie
  30. 29. In the Cards
    Archie
  31. 30. Ski King
    Archie
  32. 31. Canadian Caper
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
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