(August 1966)

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

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan. Needs to be checked against a real copy.


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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Archie, I'll play that record! To whom would you like to dedicate it?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bawl Game (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie argues with the umpire and gets kicked out of the game.

Indexer Notes

No dialogue.

Mystery Miss (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Yes? What is it, Moose?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy isn't feeling herself today.

Cake Ache (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I baked Archie a cake, and now he's not feeling well!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty baked Archie a cake and now he's not feeling well.

Plugged Up (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hey, Jug! You still have your ear plugs in your ears!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After getting out of the pool, Jughead still has his ear plugs in.
Keywords
swimsuits

Work Woe (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Darn homework!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad tells Archie not to complain so much, because someday he'll see this as the happiest time of his life.

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 7)

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The student body should be thankful to have such a wonderful choice!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are running for school president and think the student body should be thankful to have such a wonderful choice.

Late Date (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Okay, wise guy! I get the message... I know I'm late!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Noting that Veronica is late, Archie wraps up in a climbing wall vine.
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Super Service (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Here's your milk and sandwiches to go, handsome!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Al; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel tries to use her job as a means of getting dates.
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Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Testing! (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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She loves me, she loves me not!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is pulling petals off a flower to see if Veronica loves him.
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Honor House Product Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Devine Sign (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'm hanging up a sign to inspire you, son!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred tries to inspire Archie with a sign, but it backfires.
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Indexer Notes

Devine should be spelled Divine.

Great Wait (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I'm very sorry I'm so late!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie decided to make a few dollars while waiting for Veronica.

Poke Bloke (Table of Contents: 15)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Shame on you, Moose! I thought I told you to handle Reggie with kid gloves!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Midge is upset because she wanted Moose to handle Reggie with kid gloves.

Dull Skull (Table of Contents: 16)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Arch, how can I talk romantic to Midge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose asks Archie for advice on talking romantically to Midge.
Keywords
bowling

Job Jabber (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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After graduation what position would you like to have in my firm?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge interviews Archie for a job and asks him what position he'd like to hold.

Clash Splash (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Betty, those loud colors and patterns clash!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't think Betty should be wearing loud patterns and colors because people will stare.

Rave Race (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Remember! I'll kiss the winner of the race!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is playing alone with a slot car racer, but Veronica still kisses the winner.
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Spider Fighter (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

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Yeow!... Spider is chasing me!!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Greg comes to Li'l Jinx's aid after she's being chased by "Spider".
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Indexer Notes

The bully in this story is named "Spider" Joe Edwards, who is the creator of the strip.

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

Book Look (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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The new girl called me a model date!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is called a model date.
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Mark Lark (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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How do you two expect to make good marks?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge talks about his grades.
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Hysterical History! (Table of Contents: 24)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Moose... what are the Phonecians noted for?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Moose some questions about history.

Late Date (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What time is it?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie thinks he's late for a date with Veronica.

On and Off (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Think, Archie! Who else can I invite to my party?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica and Archie are trying to decide who to invite to her party.

Slip of the Lip (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, will you help us decide which of us kisses best?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Gloria; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty, Veronica and Gloria blindfold Archie to find out which of them kisses best.

Archie Brakes Up An Argument! (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Archie; Bendix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Ed Sale / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just joined your club so I would like to tell you about myself.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Patsy Priddis, David Croonquist, Jeanne Gordon, and Jeanette Green.

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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The 100 Doll Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Ladder Laugh (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Then I scored another touchdown! Blah! Blah!...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie climbs a ladder to hear Reggie better.

Pest Jest (Table of Contents: 34)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hi, Ronnie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Harold Finkel; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica needs Ethel's advice about boys.

Season Reason (Table of Contents: 35)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How many seasons did you say, Moose?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose thinks there are two seasons.

Thinking It Over (Table of Contents: 36)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Why are you upset, Ronnie?
Genre
humor; teen
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Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica hung up on Betty because they had a fight.

Prize Problem (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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How come you don't have many dates, Big Ethel!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel can date anyone she pleases.

Phone Fun (Table of Contents: 38)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Good heavens, Veronica! What are you doing now?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wonders why Veronica is holding two phones together.

Sure Shake (Table of Contents: 39)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What a time for my malted shaker to break down!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's malted shaker breaks down, but Jughead has a solution.

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Empire / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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J. G. Carrier & Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yes, Archie, I'll play that record! To whom would you like to dedicate it?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["David McCallum (Illya) life size pin-up... only $1"]
  3. 2. Bawl Game
    Archie
  4. 3. Mystery Miss
    Moose
  5. 4. Cake Ache
    Betty
  6. 5. Plugged Up
    Jughead
  7. 6. Work Woe
    Archie
  8. 7. Voice Your Choice
    Archie
  9. 8. Late Date
    Archie
  10. 9. Super Service
    Big Ethel
  11. 10. ["Hey kids! Here are just a few of the great gifts you can get by saving "Popsicle" coupons or wraps!"]
    Popsicle
  12. 11. Testing!
    Archie
  13. 12. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Product Corp.
  14. 13. Devine Sign
    Archie
  15. 14. Great Wait
    Archie
  16. 15. Poke Bloke
    Moose
  17. 16. Dull Skull
    Moose
  18. 17. Job Jabber
    Archie
  19. 18. Clash Splash
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Rave Race
    Archie
  21. 20. Spider Fighter
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. ["Be careful when you open this giant side-splitter it's loaded with laughs!"]
  23. 22. Book Look
    Archie
  24. 23. Mark Lark
    Veronica
  25. 24. Hysterical History!
    Moose
  26. 25. Late Date
    Archie
  27. 26. On and Off
    Veronica
  28. 27. Slip of the Lip
    Archie
  29. 28. Archie Brakes Up An Argument!
    Archie; Bendix
  30. 29. ["Play guitar in 7 days or your money back"]
    Ed Sale
  31. 30. ["I just joined your club so I would like to tell you about myself."]
    Archie Club News
  32. 31. ["What's new pussycats??? A go go tail only $1.00"]
  33. 32. ["100 little dolls all for $1.00"]
    The 100 Doll Co.
  34. 33. Ladder Laugh
    Archie
  35. 34. Pest Jest
    Veronica
  36. 35. Season Reason
    Moose
  37. 36. Thinking It Over
    Veronica
  38. 37. Prize Problem
    Big Ethel
  39. 38. Phone Fun
    Veronica
  40. 39. Sure Shake
    Jughead
  41. 40. ["Personalized identification rings"]
    Empire
  42. 41. ["Secret spy camera"]
    J. G. Carrier & Co.
  43. 42. ["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  44. 43. ["Do you need extra money?"]
    Cheerful Card Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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