(September 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

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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How square can you get?! Dilton actually uses his glasses to read with!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily

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Beach Banter (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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Let's go surfing, gang!
Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
As Archie and the gang relax on the beach they discover they have done just about everything you can do at the beach, except swim.
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Crash Crisis (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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You'll never catch me without a safety helmet!
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie always has a safety helmet.

Walk Balk (Table of Contents: 4)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Gosh, Jug! You really know how to maneuver on a skateboard!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has become very good at doing tricks on a skateboard.

Math Wrath (Table of Contents: 5)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Boy, oh boy! I've finally mastered long division!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose has finally mastered long division.
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Diamond Doings (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Whee! The baseball season is here!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's enthusiasm for baseball season is short-lived.
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Rave Wave (Table of Contents: 7)

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Let's go surfing, Arch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wants to go surfing.
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Keywords
pool; swimsuit; tennis

Cry Crisis (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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I tried pretending I was drowning so Juggie would rescue me!
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel is having trouble getting attention from lifeguard Jughead.
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Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dull Day (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Look! The biggest waves of the season!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie find their day at the beach dull.
Keywords
beach; shark; swimsuits

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Honor House Product Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Laff Gaff (Table of Contents: 12)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Why does a fireman wear red suspenders?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead practices his comedy act at the zoo.

Dream Drama (Table of Contents: 13)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I dreamed about you last night, Big Ethel!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead dreamed about Big Ethel last night.
Keywords
beach; swimsuit

Girly Guile (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, are you patriotic?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wonders if Archie is patriotic.

Live and Learn (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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How was the lecture you went to, Veronica?
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is asked about the lecture she attended.

A Little Hitch (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Going to school, Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie offers Betty a lift to school.

Sign Up (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Surfing taught in 5 lessons
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is giving surfing lessons.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Don't Call Me! (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica, Archie wants to talk to you! This is the tenth time he's called!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is answering Archie's phone calls because he accused her of dating Reggie.

Talk Terror (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, this is absolutely the noisiest car in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica is complaining about how noisy Archie's car is.

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

Rock 'n' Roll (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Look! There's a stream to cross!
Genre
humor; children
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Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Greg and Li'l Jinx come to a stream and argue who is going to cross the stones first.

Date Dilemma (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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I've dated a different boy every night this week!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica has dated a different boy every night, but she's getting tired of playing the field.

Horsing Around (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ronnie, I thought you said this horse was very gentle!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is having a tough time riding a horse Veronica said was gentle.

Surf Saga (Table of Contents: 24)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What are you so happy about, Moose?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
After three years of bad breaks surfing Moose had a good break this year.

Prize Praise (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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How do you like my new swimsuit, Ronnie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty shows off her new swimsuit to Archie and Veronica.
Keywords
beach

Tale of Wail (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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A penny for your thoughts, Juggiekins!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead doesn't think his thoughts are worth a penny.

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

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Ed Sale / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'd like to tell you about my experiences as a horsewoman.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Patricia Beyers, Wendell Cobb, Jill Dougall, Daved Noh, and Lea Goodland.

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J. L. Industries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Beach Bu Bu (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I told you to rent a beach umbrella, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Instead of renting a beach umbrella, Archie borrowed his uncle Joe's umbrella.
Keywords
swimsuits

Groovy Movie (Table of Contents: 33)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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So long, daddy! I'm going with Tommy to see Stage Rage!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is going on another date to the same movie.

Some Sports (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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You just missed a great tennis match!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead tells a passerby about the tennis match he just missed.
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The Early Bird (Table of Contents: 35)

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Fred, what time will you be home tonight?
Genre
humor; teen
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Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Fred explains why he needs to call Mary before three o'clock.
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Topsy-Turvy Survey (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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My father says boys are getting more and more girl-crazy!
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel doesn't believe that boys are getting more girl-crazy.

Brag Gag (Table of Contents: 37)

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Betty, how do I like the way I dance the Jerk and Duck?
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie wants to know what Betty thinks of his dancing "The Jerk" and "Duck".

Money Honey (Table of Contents: 38)

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Sigh! Here's the dollar I owe you, Pop!
Genre
humor; teen
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Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty wishes Archie's picture was on money.

Run Fun (Table of Contents: 39)

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Gosh, Reggie! What happened?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie is a hit-and-run victim.

Face Fantasy (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Boo hoo!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to cheer up a crying baby.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["How square can you get?! Dilton actually uses his glasses to read with!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["David McCallum (Illya) life size pin-up... only $1"]
  3. 2. Beach Banter
    Archie and the Gang
  4. 3. Crash Crisis
    Archie
  5. 4. Walk Balk
    Jughead
  6. 5. Math Wrath
    Moose
  7. 6. Diamond Doings
    Archie
  8. 7. Rave Wave
    Archie
  9. 8. Cry Crisis
    Big Ethel
  10. 9. ["Hey kids! Here are just a few of the great gifts you can get by saving "Popsicle" coupons or wraps!"]
    Popsicle
  11. 10. Dull Day
    Archie
  12. 11. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Product Corp.
  13. 12. Laff Gaff
    Jughead
  14. 13. Dream Drama
    Jughead
  15. 14. Girly Guile
    Archie
  16. 15. Live and Learn
    Veronica
  17. 16. A Little Hitch
    Betty
  18. 17. Sign Up
    Archie
  19. 18. Don't Call Me!
    Veronica
  20. 19. Talk Terror
    Archie
  21. 20. ["Be careful when you open this giant side-splitter it's loaded with laughs!"]
  22. 21. Rock 'n' Roll
    Li'l Jinx
  23. 22. Date Dilemma
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Horsing Around
    Archie
  25. 24. Surf Saga
    Moose
  26. 25. Prize Praise
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Tale of Wail
    Jughead
  28. 27. Archie Brakes Up An Argument!
    Archie; Bendix
  29. 28. ["Play guitar in 7 days or your money back"]
    Ed Sale
  30. 29. ["I'd like to tell you about my experiences as a horsewoman."]
  31. 30. ["What's new pussycats??? A go go tail only $1.00"]
    J. L. Industries
  32. 31. ["100 little dolls all for $1.00"]
  33. 32. Beach Bu Bu
    Archie
  34. 33. Groovy Movie
    Veronica
  35. 34. Some Sports
    Archie
  36. 35. The Early Bird
    Archie
  37. 36. Topsy-Turvy Survey
    Big Ethel
  38. 37. Brag Gag
    Reggie
  39. 38. Money Honey
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. Run Fun
    Reggie
  41. 40. Face Fantasy
    Archie
  42. 41. ["Personalized identification rings"]
  43. 42. ["Secret spy camera"]
    Spy See Enterprise
  44. 43. ["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  45. 44. ["Do you need extra money?"]
    Cheerful Card Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • John DiBello
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer