(January 1965)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964
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

Issue Notes

Keywords
humor; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Betty; Veronica; Reggie; Dilton; movie theater manager; ticket seller
Synopsis
A western movie is getting no traffic, but the theater manager attracts hordes of teens by adding "adults only" to the poster.
Keywords
movies; teen

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Deep Sleep (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie
Synopsis
Archie can't sleep, so he gets up to read, then falls asleep in his chair over his math book.
Reprints
Keywords
insomnia

Pip of a Tip (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Big Ethel
Synopsis
Betty wonders how to keep her youth. Ethel suggests that she not introduce him to any other girls.
Reprints
Keywords
Chok'lit Shop

Special Spot (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead; Mr Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Jughead to hang a sign where all students will see it. He posts it under the classroom clock.
Reprints
Keywords
high school

Chatter Patter (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead; Archie
Synopsis
Jughead insists that he thinks of many varied things, but thought balloons show that they all relate to food.
Reprints
Keywords
Chok'lit Shop

Farewell Farce (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Mr Lodge
Synopsis
Archie begs Veronica to say something as Mr Lodge throws him out. She says goodbye.
Reprints

Cube Boob (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose; Veronica; Dilton; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Most students hear thought-provoking themes in the music of the symphony. Moose hears violins.
Reprints
Keywords
high school; music

Paint Patter (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Reggie; Jughead
Synopsis
Reggie gloats that he has duped Jughead into painting a kitchen floor. Jughead paints himself into a corner and empties the refrigerator.
Reprints

Spite Spat (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica
Synopsis
Betty is so angry, she's no longer speaking to Archie. She runs right over to his house to tell him so.
Reprints

Mad Dad (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Mr Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews warns Archie that a prospective allowance increase will not become effective until Archie becomes effective.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In the Nose (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Li'l jinx's dad
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx went to a crowded movie matinee, but no one sat around her. Her winter coat still smells of camphor.
Keywords
movies; winter

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty and Veronica Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Dan DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is such a pretty outfit!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica
Synopsis
Betty has a dress with a loose flyaway skirt; she only wears it on windy days.
Reprints
Keywords
autumn; fashion

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

All's Well that Ends Well (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead; pizza chef (dream character)
Synopsis
Jughead dreams that he can't buy a pizza because he's out of money. He wakes up, takes some money from his pocket, and dreams again, this time with success.
Reprints
Keywords
chef; dream; pizza

Indexer Notes

mime story

Is everybody Happy? (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Mr Andrews; Moose; Reggie; Betty
Synopsis
Different members of the gang have different definitions of happiness.
Reprints

Wheeler Dealer (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Reggie
Synopsis
Reggie is impressed that Archie is "cleaning up" at the stock brokerage, but all he's doing is cleaning the office.
Keywords
stock market

Fan Fare (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica
Synopsis
Betty pretends she doesn't care about the singing group "The Beagles," but actually has her room filled with their memorabilia.
Keywords
The Beatles

Talk Talk (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead
Synopsis
Archie makes a speech fiercely condemning allowances, dating, and summer vacation; he's winning a trophy at the Liar's Club.
Reprints

Pin Pun (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose; Archie; Midge
Synopsis
Archie suggests that Moose ask Midge to wear his pin. Moose gets a bowling pin.
Reprints
Keywords
bowling

Slide Ride (Table of Contents: 22)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead
Synopsis
Last time Jughead stayed over, he hurt himself getting out of the upper bunk. Now Archie has installed a slide.

Cool Pool (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Reggie; Mr Lodge
Synopsis
An angry Mr. Lodge will not tolerate gambling at work, but the pool Archie has set up is a children's wading pool.
Keywords
gambling

"For holidays merry and sparkling with laughter" (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Girl's Conception of Baseball (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; baseball players
Synopsis
Baseball jargon, as interpreted by Veronica
Keywords
baseball; sports

Mister Fix-It (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Mr Andrews; Mrs Andrews
Synopsis
Archie fixed the toaster. Now the toaster pops up, instead of the toast.
Keywords
breakfast

A Hare-y Story (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children; teen
Characters
Moose; Midge; Peter
Synopsis
Midge thinks Moose is going to read a bedtime story for this little nephew Peter. Actually, Peter is reading to Moose.
Keywords
bedtime story; Peter Rabbit

Sign Savy (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr Lodge; Veronica; Jughead
Synopsis
Mr Lodge notices that many restaurants are closed on Mondays. He closes his refrigerator on Mondays to keep the teens out.
Reprints
Keywords
restaurant

Indexer Notes

mime story

Wheeler Dealer (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; head waiter
Synopsis
An elegantly-dressed Archie and Veronica arrive at a fancy restaurant. Archie orders a pizza to go.
Reprints
Keywords
pizza; restaurant

Archie's Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Big Ethel; Veronica; Reggie
Synopsis
Four single-panel cartoons featuring Archie and the gang.
Keywords
movies; restaurant

Mental Exercise (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Mr Swenson
Synopsis
Archie is struggling over his schoolwork. Mr Swenson posts a "think" sign, and Archie turns his thoughts to girls.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Leon Morgan Jr; Greg Hack; Richard L Brown; Linda Love
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All the news that fits we print
Characters
Archie
Synopsis
Reports from members

Indexer Notes

Spot illustrations of membership card and button, bearing Archie's image

[Jet "rocket" space ship!] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Choice Channel (Table of Contents: 35)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead
Synopsis
Miss Grundy introduces learning by television. Jughead would like to major in westerns.
Reprints
Keywords
high school; television; TV

Heavy Problem (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica
Synopsis
Betty is exercising because she has a split personality (banana splits).
Reprints
Keywords
exercise

Odd Ball (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Reggie; Jughead
Synopsis
Reggie slips an off-center ball to Archie's golf partner, but it gives him a hole-in-one.
Keywords
golf; sports

The Hot Shot (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Betty; toll collector
Synopsis
Archie brags about his basketball game, but can't hit the basket at the toll booth.

It's a Gasser! (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Veronica; Moose; Big Ethel; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Gag meanings for auto terms
Keywords
car

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Mr Lodge
Synopsis
Set of two-panel gag strips

Along the Video Trail (Table of Contents: 41)

Mad Ads / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead; Veronica; Mr Lodge
Synopsis
Set of two-panel gag strips featuring television commercials
Reprints
Keywords
Ads; advertising; commercials; television; TV

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

"Personalized identification rings" (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Monster fans"]
  3. 2. Deep Sleep
    Archie
  4. 3. Pip of a Tip
    Betty
  5. 4. Special Spot
    Jughead
  6. 5. Chatter Patter
    Jughead
  7. 6. Farewell Farce
    Archie
  8. 7. Cube Boob
    Big Moose
  9. 8. Paint Patter
    Jughead
  10. 9. Spite Spat
    Betty
  11. 10. Mad Dad
    Archie
  12. 11. ["An amazing invention -- 'Magic Art Reproducer'"]
  13. 12. In the Nose
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. ["This is such a pretty outfit!"]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  15. 14. ["Grow 2 living monsters"]
  16. 15. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
  17. 16. All's Well that Ends Well
    Jughead
  18. 17. Is everybody Happy?
    Archie
  19. 18. Wheeler Dealer
    Archie
  20. 19. Fan Fare
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Talk Talk
    Archie
  22. 21. Pin Pun
    Big Moose
  23. 22. Slide Ride
    Jughead
  24. 23. Cool Pool
    Archie
  25. 24. "For holidays merry and sparkling with laughter"
    Archie
  26. 25. A Girl's Conception of Baseball
    Archie
  27. 26. Mister Fix-It
    Archie
  28. 27. A Hare-y Story
    Big Moose
  29. 28. Sign Savy
    Mr Lodge
  30. 29. Wheeler Dealer
    Archie
  31. 30. Archie's Gag Bag
    Archie
  32. 31. Mental Exercise
    Archie
  33. 32. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
  34. 33. ["All the news that fits we print"]
    Archie Club News
  35. 34. [Jet "rocket" space ship!]
  36. 35. Choice Channel
    Jughead
  37. 36. Heavy Problem
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Odd Ball
    Archie
  39. 38. The Hot Shot
    Archie
  40. 39. It's a Gasser!
    Archie
  41. 40. Double Takes
    Archie
  42. 41. Along the Video Trail
    Mad Ads
  43. 42. ["100 Little Dolls"]
  44. 43. "Personalized identification rings"
  45. 44. ["Me?"]
  46. 45. ["Watch 'em go!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Kirk House
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer