(April 1968)

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
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
Hang on, gang! Here comes another bump!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

The Fame Game (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Plunk
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Brown
Synopsis
The Archies audition unsuccessfully for a recording contract.

Indexer Notes

In this story, before the television cartoon and the records, the Archies are just Archie, Reggie, and Jughead.

Small Talk (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose discourages Archie from talking to Midge.
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The Bake (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What are you doing, Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has a month to practice making Archie a birthday cake.
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Rich Pitch (Table of Contents: 4)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'll make a fortune with my leaf removal machine!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Dilton demonstrates his new leaf removal machine.

Monkee Business (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What?! You're hanging up more pictures of the Monkees?!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is jealous because of Veronica's wall covered with pictures of the Monkees.

First Order (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Now hold on, boys! I can only hire one of you today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop has one job opening and several boys wanting to fill it.
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Childhood Snaps of Archie and the Gang (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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Reggie and Archie get their first kiss!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Gags based around the gang as children.
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Work Quirk (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you up to Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is trying out to be the water boy for the cheerleading squad.

Pop Gets the Mop (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dad! Do you want me to call a plumber?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is lacking in confidence in his dad's plumbing abilities.
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A Principal's Principles (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Archie has been sent down again, Mr. Weatherbee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee resorts to giving Archie a spanking.
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The Art Student (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Gee, I didn't know you knew about modern art, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
In an art museum, Archie tries to show off his knowledge.
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Jest Quest (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I see your dad has suddenly decided to throw a big bash!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica needs a date for her dad's party.
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The Hero (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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How'd you get the bandage on your nose, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Jimmie
Synopsis
Archie makes up a story about why he has a bandage on his nose.
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Lap Chap (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Hi, Carol! Can I sit on your lap for a short while?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Carol; Denise; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose misunderstands an instruction from the coach.
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Slope Hope (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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Look, Betty! Isn't that an avalanche?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are bored with skiing.

All Stirred Up (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I just love a good cowboy movie, don't you, Jug?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead have differing reactions to watching a western movie.

Good Stuff (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Joe Edwards
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Jinx! Come on! Help me shovel the snow off the walk!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx doesn't want to help her dad shovel the walk.

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

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Letters from Carol Merritt (1st prize), Sport Ponton (2nd prize), Lawrence Gerzog (3rd prize), and Sylvia Alers (4th prize), plus instructions for joining the Archie Club.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Statement of Ownership, Managment and Circulation / statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1, 1967
Average total copies printed during preceding 12 months: 483,198

Race Case (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Aren't you boys ashamed? It's winter and you're still racing model cars!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The girls try to get the boys to stop playing with slot cars.

Thrill Hill (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Steady, ol' boy! (Gulp!)
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is learning how to ski.

Slow Woe (Table of Contents: 22)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Girls, as you all know, I'm letting the members of this cooking class progress at their own individual speed!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica is lagging behind in cooking class.
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The Streamlined Line (Table of Contents: 23)

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Come on, Ronnie! Go for a ride in my car!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie tries to get Veronica out of Archie's car and into his.
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Food Mood (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica, you look like a pussycat!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie tries to curb Veronica's appetite.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hang on, gang! Here comes another bump!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Fame Game
    Archie
  3. 2. Small Talk
    Archie
  4. 3. The Bake
    Betty
  5. 4. Rich Pitch
    Dilton Doiley
  6. 5. Monkee Business
    Veronica
  7. 6. First Order
    Archie
  8. 7. Childhood Snaps of Archie and the Gang
    Archie
  9. 8. Work Quirk
    Archie
  10. 9. Pop Gets the Mop
    Archie
  11. 10. A Principal's Principles
    Mr. Weatherbee
  12. 11. The Art Student
    Archie
  13. 12. Jest Quest
    Archie
  14. 13. The Hero
    Archie
  15. 14. Lap Chap
    Big Moose
  16. 15. Slope Hope
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. All Stirred Up
    Archie
  18. 17. Good Stuff
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Statement of Ownership, Managment and Circulation
  21. 20. Race Case
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Thrill Hill
    Archie
  23. 22. Slow Woe
    Veronica
  24. 23. The Streamlined Line
    Archie
  25. 24. Food Mood
    Archie
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