(December 1966)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1966
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
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archiekins, you give me butterflies in my stomach!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie gives Betty butterflies. Betty's banana splits give Archie an empty wallet.
Reprints
Keywords
Chok'lit Shop

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

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Mr Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews encourages Archie to do some work around the house, but encourages him to stop after he does considerable damage.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

mime story

Scooter Scare (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
Marty Epp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Reggie
Synopsis
Betty takes two rides at once on Reggie's scooter -- her first and her last.
Reprints
Keywords
motor scooter

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint in Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine (Archie, 1987 series) #232.

Dance Dunce (Table of Contents: 4)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton; Archie
Synopsis
Dilton brings his telescope to the dance, because Archie said it would be filled with heavenly bodies.
Keywords
astronomy; telescope

Classy Lassy (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Reggie; new girl; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
The boys are sneaking looks at the lovely new girl seated by the pencil sharpener. Archie sharpens a mechanical pencil, because it's the only one he's got.
Keywords
high school

Horsing Around (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Jughead
Synopsis
Veronica has invited Archie to go riding, so he practices on a mechanical fun ride in the shape of a horse.
Reprints
Keywords
horse

In Din (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Midge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica is "in" because she doesn't care about being "in."
Keywords
Chok'lit Shop

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Funny Thing Happened... (Table of Contents: 9)

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 describes a calamity at a neighbors house requiring ambulance and fire department, then complains that nothing ever happens in her house.

Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie found the test questions objective; he objected to all of them.
Keywords
high school

Boobology (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose; school advisor
Synopsis
The advisor asks Moose what he expects to be in five years. Moose expects to be 22.
Keywords
high school

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Foto Fear (Table of Contents: 13)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Grundy discourages students from lingering by the water fountain when she hangs Mr. Weatherbee's picture above it.
Keywords
high school

One Moment Please! (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica; Mr Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica gives her dad a string of responses to use, depending on which boy is calling.

Election Selection (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica
Synopsis
Betty can't decide for whom to vote in the school election -- Frank is intelligent, but Todd is handsome.
Keywords
election; high school

Itty Bitty Dity (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; pump jockey
Synopsis
Archie often buys a cupful of gas for his jalopy. Now he wants a thimbleful for a motorized skateboard.
Keywords
skateboard

Muscle Tussle (Table of Contents: 17)

Reggie / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie; Veronica; Midge
Synopsis
Moose saw Midge kissing Reggie, but didn't hit the ceiling. He hit Reggie.
Keywords
high school

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Archie (the Man from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.) / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Gimmick Gig (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Reggie; Jughead; Mr Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's singing group needs a gimmick. Mr. Lodge ties gags around their mouths.
Keywords
music

Lovey Dovey (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Betty
Synopsis
Betty thinks she and Archie should do more things together. Archie lets her help overhaul the car.
Reprints
Keywords
car

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty; Veronica; Midge; Archie; Reggie; Moose
Synopsis
The girls have knocked themselves out making food, but the fellows are engrossed in the game on TV. Veronica uses the power cord to drag the TV (on a wheeled cart) into the kitchen.
Reprints
Keywords
sports; television; TV

Sweet Treat (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose; Pop Tate; Archie; Jughead
Synopsis
Moose is working for Pop Tate, who won't allow credit. So instead of giving his friends sodas "on the cuff," he gives them sodas "on the house."
Reprints
Keywords
Chok'lit Shop

Slick Chick (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead; Big Ethel
Synopsis
Despite Jughead's heroic measures to escape, Big Ethel has a fifth sense for finding him.

Rough Race (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Betty; Veronica; Jughead
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are horrified to hear that Archie was injured racing. It turns out he cut his finger on slot cars.
Reprints
Keywords
slot cars

Picnic Patter (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Smithers; staff
Synopsis
Veronica takes her friends for a picnic away from civilization. The mansion staff lug hot meals along.
Keywords
butler; picnic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Joci Caldwell; Karen Eschmann; Mark Wright; Robert Lowe
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All the news that fits we print
Characters
Archie
Synopsis
Reports from club members
Keywords
burglary; dog; Germany; Iran; Persia

Indexer Notes

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Scooter Scamp (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Mr Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge won't let Veronica ride on Archie's motor scooter unless he tows it himself on a platform.
Keywords
motor scooter

Flavor Rave (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Mac
Synopsis
Archie makes the soda jerk recite his entire list of ice cream flavors, then asks for custard pie. The soda jerk delivers it right to Archie's face.

No Follower He (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Archie's conscience; pretty girls
Synopsis
Archie's conscience urges Archie not to be led into temptation. Archie doesn't need to be led, he can find his own way.
Keywords
conscience; tennis

Strike Strategy (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Caroline
Synopsis
Archie shows Veronica the baseball team's pitching machine. When he tries to make time with Caroline, Veronica turns the machine on him.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; sports

Champ of Camp (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Jughead; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica throws a "camp" party. Jughead shows up with pup tent and Scout uniform.
Reprints
Keywords
boy Scout; camping

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archiekins, you give me butterflies in my stomach!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["David McCallum"]
    The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
  3. 2. Job Jibe
    Archie
  4. 3. Scooter Scare
    Betty
  5. 4. Dance Dunce
    Dilton
  6. 5. Classy Lassy
    Archie
  7. 6. Horsing Around
    Archie
  8. 7. In Din
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
  10. 9. A Funny Thing Happened...
    Li'l Jinx
  11. 10. Quiz Fizz
    Archie
  12. 11. Boobology
  13. 12. ["Record Riot!"]
  14. 13. Foto Fear
    Miss Grundy
  15. 14. One Moment Please!
    Veronica
  16. 15. Election Selection
    Betty
  17. 16. Itty Bitty Dity
    Archie
  18. 17. Muscle Tussle
    Reggie
  19. 18. ["Look for C.R.U.S.H!"]
    Archie (the Man from R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E.)
  20. 19. Gimmick Gig
    Archie
  21. 20. Lovey Dovey
    Betty
  22. 21. ["Put Archie in your Christmas stocking!"]
    Archie
  23. 22. Party Smarty
    Archie
  24. 23. Sweet Treat
    Big Moose
  25. 24. Slick Chick
    Jughead
  26. 25. Rough Race
    Archie
  27. 26. Picnic Patter
    Archie
  28. 27. ["Play guitar in 7 days"]
  29. 28. ["Haunted house mystery bank"]
  30. 29. ["All the news that fits we print"]
    Archie Club News
  31. 30. ["What's new pussycats???"]
  32. 31. ["Be a he-man"]
  33. 32. Scooter Scamp
    Archie
  34. 33. Flavor Rave
    Archie
  35. 34. No Follower He
    Archie
  36. 35. Strike Strategy
    Archie
  37. 36. Champ of Camp
    Archie
  38. 37. ["I'll pay you $9,785.01 for this penny!"]
  39. 38. ["Coin collector specials!"]
  40. 39. ["Insure your future with an I.C.S. high school diploma."]
  41. 40. ["An amazing invention"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer