(December 1964)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Veronica tells me her dad made a special doormat just for me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge

Rattle Prattle (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can tell how fast Archie's car goes by what's rattling.

Cool Rule! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's diet limits her to a soda a day.

Video Varmint (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mother tries to give him an errand while he's watching TV.

Early Appointment (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead wakes up early.

Indexer Notes

No dialogue, just a sound effect is used.

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Audrey
Synopsis
Three unrelated two-panel gags.

Indexer Notes

This is the first of two stories in this issue with the same title.

Love Has Limits (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica would like to stay parked in Archie's car forever, but it's in a 30 minute parking zone.

It Pays to Advertise (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
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?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel adds a footnote to an army recruiting poster.

Eat Treat (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica insists on breakfast in bed.

Leaf Beef (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Dilton has invented a money tree, but it has one flaw.

Garden Gassers (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Three two-panel gags related to gardens.

Thumb Fun (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica disagree on picking up a hitchhiker.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

Lame Game (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
On the golf course, caddy Archie gives Mr. Lodge advice.
Reprints
Keywords
golf

Shoe Shy (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is not enjoying shoe shopping.

Pest Nest (Table of Contents: 14)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge calls Ace Pest Control to get rid of Veronica's friends.

Ring Rage (Table of Contents: 15)

Big Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Wilma
Synopsis
Ethel and Wilma compare their collections of class rings.

Easy Does It! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica invites Betty to a marshmallow roast.

Prize Promise (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica sees Archie off at the train station.

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Belinda
Synopsis
Three unrelated two-panel gags.

Indexer Notes

This is the second of two stories in this issue with the same title.

Feed Deed (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has Jughead over for lunch.

Dandy Date (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica compare their respective curfews.

Woe, Throw (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead and Ethel go bowling.

Camp Caper (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
On her first camping trip, Veronica offers to make breakfast.

Mad Dad (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to take the blame for something he didn't do.

Home Sweet Home (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie doesn't understand why Jughead doesn't want to go to Pop Tate's.

Heap Cheap (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead shows Archie where he can get his car washed inexpensively.

Stroke Joke (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Caddy Jughead tries to encourage golfer Archie.

Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 27)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Moose misunderstands the dress code for Reggie's party.

Loud and Clear (Table of Contents: 28)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Hap wants Jinx to turn down the television.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie Club News / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Letters from Wayne Kirn (1st prize), Ann Scarisbrick (2nd prize), and Tom Palmer (3rd prize), plus instructions for joining the Archie Club.

Skin Dive Jive... (Table of Contents: 30)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead puts on a wet suit to wash his car.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

Easy Does It (Table of Contents: 31)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is working as a door-to-door salesman.

Brain Strain! (Table of Contents: 32)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose is becoming a regular at the library.

Beach Peaches (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
At the beach, Betty and Veronica are oblivious to the attention they are receiving.

Shout Bout! (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead can't hear Archie's warnings over the noise of the outboard motor.

Vidiocy (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are playing chess.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Veronica tells me her dad made a special doormat just for me!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Rattle Prattle
    Archie
  3. 2. Cool Rule!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Video Varmint
    Archie
  5. 4. Early Appointment
    Jughead
  6. 5. Double Takes
    Archie
  7. 6. Love Has Limits
    Archie
  8. 7. It Pays to Advertise
    Big Ethel
  9. 8. Eat Treat
    Veronica
  10. 9. Leaf Beef
    Archie
  11. 10. Garden Gassers
    Archie
  12. 11. Thumb Fun
    Archie
  13. 12. Lame Game
    Archie
  14. 13. Shoe Shy
    Betty
  15. 14. Pest Nest
    Mister Lodge
  16. 15. Ring Rage
    Big Ethel
  17. 16. Easy Does It!
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Prize Promise
    Archie
  19. 18. Double Takes
    Archie
  20. 19. Feed Deed
    Jughead
  21. 20. Dandy Date
    Archie
  22. 21. Woe, Throw
    Jughead
  23. 22. Camp Caper
    Veronica
  24. 23. Mad Dad
    Archie
  25. 24. Home Sweet Home
    Jughead
  26. 25. Heap Cheap
    Archie
  27. 26. Stroke Joke
    Archie
  28. 27. Party Smarty
    Moose
  29. 28. Loud and Clear
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  31. 30. Skin Dive Jive...
    Jughead
  32. 31. Easy Does It
    Jughead
  33. 32. Brain Strain!
    Moose
  34. 33. Beach Peaches
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Shout Bout!
    Archie
  36. 35. Vidiocy
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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