(August 1967)

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
Richard Goldwater (uncredited)
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
Dad, can I borrow your car?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Andrews

Indexer Notes

Reference to the slot car racing fad of the 60's.

Gals Galore (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie and Moose can't understand why Archie is staying close to shore with a skim board instead of farther out with a surfboard.

Mail Wail (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is mailing cards to Grace and Alice.

Money Honey (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has the first dollar he ever made.

Clothes Woes (Table of Contents: 4)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; The Creeps
Synopsis
Rock music at the fashion show.

Flub Bub (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Copy from the typewriters are coming out very light.

Indexer Notes

"Big Moose" on feature logo, but just "Moose" in the story.

New Approach (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is trying to be more warm and friendly.

Play Ploy (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie has a hippie outfit on, or does he?

Too Late (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie found a dollar, so he's going to treat Jughead to a malted.

Scheme Supreme (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Girls distract life quards.

Ever Clever (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie needs a picture of Lincoln.

Dire Ire (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
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Colors
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is upset about what Archie gave her for her birthday.

Dress Mess (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is sewing clothes.

The Check-Up (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
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Colors
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee wants to check up on Archie to see how he's doing.

Platter Chatter (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
In the record shop's soundproof booth for two hours.
Reprints

Fire Power (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
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Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is using her finger as a gun.

Car Crazy (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Laura
Synopsis
Laura has spent $50 on her brother's racing set.

Soothing Sound (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
You can no longer hear the rattle in Archie's car.

The Big Bopper (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose is not always looking to start an argument.

Indexer Notes

Tittle is a reference to Rock musician "The Big Bopper" (1930-1959).

The Cheerleader (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty cheers for Archie.

Help! Help! (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has twisted her ankle.

Tops In Op (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead is an Op art painter.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 22)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters from Callie Merchant (Detroit, Mich), Karen Berlin (Hopewell Jet, NY), Linda DeJesse (New Castle, Del.), Theresa Young (Gladstone, Mich.), Barbara Hyman (North Miami beach, Fla), Karen Kubillus (Oak Lawn, Ill)

Pat Mat (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wants Archie to flip the welcome mat over.
Reprints

Call Ball (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica finishes a phone call in only ten minutes.

Borrow Sorrow (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
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Stan Goldberg ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Big Moose never has trouble borrowing money.

The Flirt (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
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Colors
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie is flirting with Midge.

Indexer Notes

Archie's face seems to be redrawn in a couple of panels. Moose is not called Big Moose in this story.

Glad Lad (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ann
Synopsis
Ann's boyfriend is a soda jerk.

Champ Scamp (Table of Contents: 28)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Leroy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Leroy traded a book for a bicycle.

Boy's Game (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty catches the baseball, while Archie and gang are playing. Archie is upset as baseball is a boy's game.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Dad, can I borrow your car?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Gals Galore
    Archie
  3. 2. Mail Wail
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Money Honey
    Veronica
  5. 4. Clothes Woes
    Mr. Lodge
  6. 5. Flub Bub
    Big Moose
  7. 6. New Approach
    Archie
  8. 7. Play Ploy
    Archie
  9. 8. Too Late
    Archie
  10. 9. Scheme Supreme
    Archie
  11. 10. Ever Clever
    Archie
  12. 11. Dire Ire
    Veronica
  13. 12. Dress Mess
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. The Check-Up
    Archie
  15. 14. Platter Chatter
    Archie
  16. 15. Fire Power
    Li'l Jinx
  17. 16. Car Crazy
    Veronica
  18. 17. Soothing Sound
    Archie
  19. 18. The Big Bopper
    Big Moose
  20. 19. The Cheerleader
    Betty
  21. 20. Help! Help!
    Archie
  22. 21. Tops In Op
    Veronica
  23. 22. Archie Club News
  24. 23. Pat Mat
    Archie
  25. 24. Call Ball
    Veronica
  26. 25. Borrow Sorrow
    Big Moose
  27. 26. The Flirt
    Archie
  28. 27. Glad Lad
    Betty
  29. 28. Champ Scamp
    Leroy
  30. 29. Boy's Game
    Betty
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