(October 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
Editing
John L. Goldwater (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Though the indicia indicates the title is "Archie's Jokebook Magazine", the cover title is Archie's "Laugh-In" Joke Book, no doubt trying to capitalize on the hit NBC series "Laugh-In".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It’s the latest in Geiger Counters!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Archie has acquired a literal chick magnet.

Beach Banter (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At the beach party, Veronica prays for the surf to stay out.
Reprints
Keywords
surfing

No Room (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead's sack lunch leaves no room in the car for any passengers.

Big Impression (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie sees no reason for Betty's necklace to be so long, but Betty does.
Reprints

Action Faction (Table of Contents: 4)

The Archies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; the talent agent
Synopsis
After an audition goes awry, Jughead slips in some sarcastic commentary.
Reprints

Crack Knack (Table of Contents: 5)

Leroy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Cousin Leroy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Leroy has an easier way to crack walnuts.

Lofty Ambition (Table of Contents: 6)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie asks Mr. Lodge for a job.

Mob Scene (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead can't take a hint.

"G" Is For Goof (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie goes prowling for a babe, all in the key of "G".
Reprints

Cool Reception (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's lack of courage in the face of a cold ocean gets him in hot water with Veronica.

Plane Facts (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton plans to fly a propeller-driven plane that doesn't use combustion power.

Rare Hair (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Hippies marvel at Moose's crewcut.

Switch Hitch (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Bill Vigoda ?
Inks
Bill Vigoda ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose breaks his surfboard on a wipe-out, so he improvises.
Reprints

Smart Cart (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel uses a golf cart on the links, but only to chase Jughead.
Reprints

Date Fate (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie finds that his date has a very judgmental family.

Dance Chance (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica offers to dance with every guy on the beach, but only in alphabetical order.
Reprints

Goof Spoof (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Moose takes a part-time job at Pop's Choc'lit Shoppe.

Dipsy Doodle (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie's new trick pitch isn't all that.
Reprints

Try Again (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty is trying to write a poem about Archie and Jughead gives her a few suggestions.
Reprints

Whooooooooo Says So (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx gets corrected by an owl.

Brake It Up (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

The Offer (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has an inflated idea of his worth.

Devine Sign (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead get summer jobs with the Department of Roads.

Brolly Dolly (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Al Hartley ?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jane; Jeeves the butler
Synopsis
Veronica has her own unique sun screen.

Banner Manner (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose gives Dilton a lesson in etiquette.
Reprints

[What Gives Him The Right?] (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie's Pin Up Page / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Angel Angelino
Synopsis
A hot-shot sports star from another high school makes time with Veronica while Archie burns.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It’s the latest in Geiger Counters!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Beach Banter
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. No Room
    Archie
  4. 3. Big Impression
    Betty
  5. 4. Action Faction
    The Archies
  6. 5. Crack Knack
    Leroy
  7. 6. Lofty Ambition
    Mister Lodge
  8. 7. Mob Scene
    Archie
  9. 8. "G" Is For Goof
    Archie
  10. 9. Cool Reception
    Archie
  11. 10. Plane Facts
    Jughead
  12. 11. Rare Hair
    Big Moose
  13. 12. Switch Hitch
    Big Moose
  14. 13. Smart Cart
    Big Ethel
  15. 14. Date Fate
    Archie
  16. 15. Dance Chance
    Veronica
  17. 16. Goof Spoof
    Big Moose
  18. 17. Dipsy Doodle
    Archie
  19. 18. Try Again
    Archie
  20. 19. Whooooooooo Says So
    Li'l Jinx
  21. 20. Brake It Up
    Archie; Bendix
  22. 21. The Offer
    Archie
  23. 22. Devine Sign
    Archie
  24. 23. Brolly Dolly
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Banner Manner
    Big Moose
  26. 25. [What Gives Him The Right?]
    Archie's Pin Up Page
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