(November 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, we don't carry special TV dinners for color TV!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

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

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

Dynamic Duo (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie and Ronnie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Matching outfits! You two are on a real togetherness kick!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are on a togetherness kick, including a togetherness skateboard.
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Ivy League (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Betty had a date with a new boy last night!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Batty had a date with a boy she calls "poison ivy".

Indexer Notes

pool; swimsuit

Late Date (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hi, Arch, hear you had a blind date last night?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie had a blind date last night.

Passion for Fashion (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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These rock 'n' roll fashion shows are really catching on!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Rock 'n' roll fashion shows are catching on.

Call Ball (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'm going to call Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is calling Archie despite being mad at him.

Worth Mirth (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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In chemistry today, I learned that my body is worth 97ยข!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie thinks Betty's body is worth more than 97 cents.

Mad Lad (Table of Contents: 8)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Moose, about an hour ago I saw Midge with a strange guy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie tells Moose he saw Midge out with a strange guy.

Faint Paint (Table of Contents: 9)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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When I look at your work, Archie, I stand and wonder!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie looks at Archie's paintings and wonders.

Dial Trial (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Jughead, don't you ever listen to the voice of experience?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Miss Grundy wonders if Jughead ever listens to the voice of experience.

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

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Job Jest (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Park Dept. summer job applicants report room 105
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie applies for a summer job where he's forced to fence with the interviewer.
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Bike Hike (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Man, it's hot...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Leland
Synopsis
While riding bicycles, the rest of the gang can't see that Veronica has gotten a ride from her chauffeur.
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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Ed Sale / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pow Polo (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Archie, Jug and Dilton are playing waterpolo against Moose, Ox and Reggie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ox; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie, Jughead and Dilton play a waterpolo game against Reggie, Moose and Ox.
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Rocket Racket (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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We all know liquid oxygen burns up much more rapidly than conventional fuels!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot asks the class what substance burns up the fastest.

Sale Tale (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'll let you have it for only ten bucks, Arch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead is selling a broken TV.

Late Date (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Holy cow! Look at the time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is two hours late for dinner with Veronica.
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Success Story (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Here comes the most successful boy in school!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Jughead was voted the most likely to succeed.

Dull Skull (Table of Contents: 22)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wheeee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose shows off his new scooter.

The Sleeve! (Table of Contents: 23)

Sammy the Whammy Boy Magician / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Bill Kresse
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Bill Kresse
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Kresse

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing up this sleeve!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sammy
Synopsis
Sammy has nothing up his sleeves and the girl he's performing to says she doesn't have anything up her sleeves either.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Laugh Comics Digest #23.

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

Pot Luck (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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What's the horseshoe for, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie brought a horseshoe to school for luck with exams.

Swing A-Long (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Big Ethel, you'd be a great dancer except for two things!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel would be a great dancer, but for two things.

Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Oh, mother! Daddy! My benefit party is a huge success!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica feels her benefit party is a huge success, bringing in $26.39 for the local charity.
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Hitching a Ride (Table of Contents: 28)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ouch! Oh, Moose - you're killing my feet!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose keeps stepping on Midge's feet while they dance.

A Go-Go Beach (Table of Contents: 29)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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That new girl Judy is a rare combination of brains and beauty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Judy; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie figures out how to get Judy's attention.

There's a Catch! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Look! There goes Naomi!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Freddie; Naomi
Synopsis
Freddie has been chasing after Naomi for a month.

A Bad Spell (Table of Contents: 31)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Yippee! I passed the spelling test!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose passed the spelling test.

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Honor House Product Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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One day last summer was a memorable one for me and many of the yacht club to which I belong.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dale Chapman, Mary Wilson, John Clark, and Jackie Perkins.

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Stewart-Warner / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dive Jive (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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Ronnie, your new diving board is simply fabulous!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica has a fancy new diving board.

The Model (Table of Contents: 37)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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But Ronnie! - Please answer the door! Let me explain!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is going to the Modern Art Museum sculpture exhibit of prehistoric man.

Run Fun (Table of Contents: 38)

Big Ethel / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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What would you girls do if I asked you for a kiss on our first date?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie asks what the girls would do if he asked them for a kiss on the first date.

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Weary Drearies (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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I feel so tired!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are really tired.

Lassy Logic (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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Juggiekins, darling!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty asks why Ethel always flips over Jughead.

Boy Joy (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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So last night I saw Jughead, Rudy, Danny and Vince...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
While bowling, Ethel's friend tries to get her to talk about something other than boys.
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Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["No, we don't carry special TV dinners for color TV!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Product Corp.
  3. 2. Dynamic Duo
    Archie and Ronnie
  4. 3. Ivy League
    Betty
  5. 4. Late Date
    Archie
  6. 5. Passion for Fashion
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Call Ball
    Veronica
  8. 7. Worth Mirth
    Archie
  9. 8. Mad Lad
    Moose
  10. 9. Faint Paint
    Reggie
  11. 10. Dial Trial
    Jughead
  12. 11. ["I still say my Bendix coaster brake is best for a bike!"]
    Archie; Bendix
  13. 12. ["217 different stamps"]
  14. 13. Job Jest
    Archie
  15. 14. Bike Hike
    Archie and the Gang
  16. 15. ["Hi! I'm Jeri Lawrence - Jeri of Hollywood"]
  17. 16. ["Play guitar in 7 days or your money back"]
    Ed Sale
  18. 17. Pow Polo
    Archie and the Gang
  19. 18. Rocket Racket
    Archie
  20. 19. Sale Tale
    Jughead
  21. 20. Late Date
    Archie
  22. 21. Success Story
    Archie
  23. 22. Dull Skull
    Moose
  24. 23. The Sleeve!
    Sammy the Whammy Boy Magician
  25. 24. ["It's the new zap! bam! pow! zonk! world of Jughead!"]
  26. 25. Pot Luck
    Archie
  27. 26. Swing A-Long
    Big Ethel
  28. 27. Party Smarty
    Veronica
  29. 28. Hitching a Ride
    Moose
  30. 29. A Go-Go Beach
    Reggie
  31. 30. There's a Catch!
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. A Bad Spell
    Moose
  33. 32. ["Order by mail specials"]
  34. 33. ["Polaris nuclear sub over 7 feet long"]
    Honor House Product Corp.
  35. 34. ["One day last summer was a memorable one for me and many of the yacht club to which I belong."]
  36. 35. ["Get the first Speedo Deluxe in your neighborhood!"]
    Stewart-Warner
  37. 36. Dive Jive
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. The Model
    Veronica
  39. 38. Run Fun
    Big Ethel
  40. 39. ["Don't miss... Archie as Pureheart the Powerful"]
  41. 40. Weary Drearies
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Lassy Logic
    Big Ethel
  43. 42. Boy Joy
    Big Ethel
  44. 43. ["Famous name prizes or cash... the easy Olympic way!"]
    Olympic Sales Club
  45. 44. ["If you missed this get this"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  46. 45. ["Boys, girls, men, women if you need extra money & you know just 10 people..."]
    Wallace Brown
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • John DiBello
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