(October 1965)

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
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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

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, what kind of sandwich do you want?
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

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Jury Jest (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, you came in just in time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Sandra Smith
Synopsis
Archie has a question for the defendant.
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Horse of a Different Color (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Look at the cute horse!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica find a large wooden pool horse.

Dream Scheme (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hey, Arch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead needs five dollars for his new money-making scheme.

Wish Woe (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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All you need to make a wish is a coin!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
At a wishing well, Jughead wishes for a hamburger, but doesn't like the cost he has to pay to get it.

The Number Game (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Throw it here, Jug!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose tells Archie to get off the beach before he counts to fifty.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Story Board (Table of Contents: 7)

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Surfboard
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie takes Veronica out on his boat.
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Indexer Notes

Each panel has the word "board" in it somewhere.

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Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jolly Folly (Table of Contents: 9)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Lately I've read a lot about the harmful effects of TV on teens!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has been reading about the harmful effect of TV on teens.

Sad Lad (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Be quiet Archie! Your father has had a very bad day at the office!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Both Archie and his dad had bad days at the office.

Brag Gag (Table of Contents: 11)

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Archie, lately you've become a big braggart!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad wonders where Archie learned to be a big braggart.

Mad Fad (Table of Contents: 12)

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We like your new fad, Arch!
Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie has started a new fad of boys and girls wearing each other's sweaters.

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Gals Galore (Table of Contents: 14)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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So you admit you went out with Dorothy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sandra; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Sandra calls Reggie a two-timer when she finds out he dated Dorothy.

Mag Gag (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hello nurse!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The nurse is surprised Archie is back at the dentist's office the day after his dental work.

Pie Sigh (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Jughead, you ate all of my pecan pie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead ate all of Ethel's pecan pie.

Walk Talk (Table of Contents: 17)

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This fog is ruining our hike!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Lost in a fog, Archie suggests Moose lead the way back.

Screen Scream (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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What are you doing, Jug?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mrs. Jones; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead's mom gets Jughead away from Archie's 24-inch screen TV with a bigger screen.

Hip Quip (Table of Contents: 19)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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D-uh, dancing with you is fun, Midge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose will never forget dancing with Midge.

Rep Rap (Table of Contents: 20)

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I wouldn't take Harriet out if I were you, Arch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie warns Archie about dating Harriet.
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Special Spot (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Should we sun bathe ourselves here, Ron?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is trying to find the right spot for her and Betty to sun bathe.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Talk a Thon (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are talking in the park when it starts raining.

How's Trix? (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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[The Mighty Crusaders] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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Delightful Eye-Full (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Watcha got there, Dilton?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton is reading a book of eye exercises, but Archie has a better way to exercise his eyes.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Platter Plug (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Pop Tate's visual juke box is out of sight!
Genre
humor; teen
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The Beatles [Paul McCartney; George Harrison; Ringo Star; John Lennon]; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop Tate has a visual juke box that shows the singers.

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Archie and the Gang Hip Quips / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Betty, I got this bathing suit for a ridiculous figure!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Reggie Mantle
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel cartoons.

Hot News (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Hi, Li'l Jinx! What's new at your house?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Something big is cooking at Li'l Jinx's house, but she doesn't know what.
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Archie; Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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I would like to tell you how some superstitions started.
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Sheila Vick, Gail Ray, Jerry Ault, and Connie Orvis.

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Sick Chick (Table of Contents: 35)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I don't think Clarence and I are cut out for each other!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sandra; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Sandra doesn't think she and Clarence are cut out for each other.

Tie Buy (Table of Contents: 36)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Boy! Am I having a tough time getting a birthday present for Arch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead can't find a tie that matches Archie's eyes.

Silly Signal (Table of Contents: 37)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hey you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
A policeman stops Moose for crossing the road against a Don't Walk sign.

Liquid Lunacy (Table of Contents: 38)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Have some milk, Moose! It's fresh milk from my uncle's farm!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie offers Moose some fresh milk from his uncle's farm.

Steady Stand (Table of Contents: 39)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Al, I hear you and Mary are dating a lot!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Al; Josie; Tess; Louise; Jo; Ann; Sal
Synopsis
Al has started going steady with Mary and he tries to convince Reggie why it's a good thing.

Indexer Notes

The Josie in this story is not the more famous Josie with her own comic.

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 40)

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I'm the most popular guy in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The boys ask Veronica what she would do if she had a choice of sitting next to Archie or Reggie on a long bus trip.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

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Betty Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Gosh, Betty... it's awfull nice of you to let me drive your scooter home!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty cuddles up to Archie as he drives her scooter.

Indexer Notes

Awful misspelled in first sentence.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, what kind of sandwich do you want?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Groovy."]
  3. 2. Jury Jest
    Archie
  4. 3. Horse of a Different Color
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Dream Scheme
    Jughead
  6. 5. Wish Woe
    Jughead
  7. 6. The Number Game
    Archie
  8. 7. Story Board
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  10. 9. Jolly Folly
    Jughead
  11. 10. Sad Lad
    Archie
  12. 11. Brag Gag
    Archie
  13. 12. Mad Fad
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Exclusive fun products by mail"]
  15. 14. Gals Galore
    Reggie
  16. 15. Mag Gag
    Archie
  17. 16. Pie Sigh
    Jughead
  18. 17. Walk Talk
    Archie
  19. 18. Screen Scream
    Jughead
  20. 19. Hip Quip
    Moose
  21. 20. Rep Rap
    Archie
  22. 21. Special Spot
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Talk a Thon
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. How's Trix?
  25. 24. [The Mighty Crusaders]
  26. 25. Delightful Eye-Full
    Archie
  27. 26. Platter Plug
    Betty and Veronica
  28. 27. ["The world of Jughead is a world of laughs"]
  29. 28. ["Betty, I got this bathing suit for a ridiculous figure!"]
    Archie and the Gang Hip Quips
  30. 29. Hot News
    Li'l Jinx
  31. 30. ["Dig this, gang! It's the automatic 2-speed that shifts gears without handlebar controls or cables!"]
    Archie; Bendix
  32. 31. ["A laugh a minute with the cuckoo bird!"]
  33. 32. ["I would like to tell you how some superstitions started."]
    Archie Club News
  34. 33. ["100 little dolls all for $1.00"]
  35. 34. ["Now... fear no man! Don't be bullied! Turn your hands into "explosive" defense mechanism!"]
  36. 35. Sick Chick
    Veronica
  37. 36. Tie Buy
    Jughead
  38. 37. Silly Signal
    Moose
  39. 38. Liquid Lunacy
    Moose
  40. 39. Steady Stand
    Reggie
  41. 40. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  42. 41. ["Gosh, Betty... it's awfull nice of you to let me drive your scooter home!!"]
    Betty Pin-Up
  43. 42. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
  44. 43. ["Insure your future with an I.C.S. high school diploma"]
  45. 44. ["Monster size monsters"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer