(December 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
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Betty is going to give us a speech on what she considers the most vital question of the day!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Light Sight (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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What do these projectors and slide machines have to do with playing rock n' roll?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; The Archies [Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]
Synopsis
Veronica explains to her father that The Archies are a "mixed media bag."

Shirk Quirk (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie [Archie] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Look at Reggie use those chopsticks!
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Reggie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie uses chopsticks.

The Grid Kid (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Oh! The opponents defensive star is scoring a touchdown!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie gets intercepted in a football game.

The Fortune (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What does your fortune say, Arch?
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets conflicting fortunes from a scale.
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Heart Chart (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look! Our record made the chart!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tells Archie he's made her "top 40 chart of boyfriends."

Coy Boy (Table of Contents: 6)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I've never met anyone as shy as Dilton!
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Dilton Doiley [stacked; upper case]
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Helen; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Dilton gives a bouquet of flowers to Helen.
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Bat Chat (Table of Contents: 7)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Oof!
Genre
humor; sports; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is holding her bat wrong.
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The Adventures of Tigerboy and His Real Tiger Paws (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Uniroyal / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Battle Report (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Where did the boys disappear to?
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The girls wonder if the boys are raiding the refrigerator.

Leave Heave (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Is my Archie over at your at your place, Veronica!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mary Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mrs. Andrews calls Veronica to see if Archie is at her place.

Indexer Notes

Typo in the first line.

Comic Critic (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx Malloy; Mr. Malloy
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is not impressed by the comedian she's watching on TV.
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The Aim (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look at that!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Andrews complains that the newsboy has bad aim.

Mad Lad (Table of Contents: 13)

Moose [Archie feature] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I've decorated my room entirely in black and yellow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge redecorates her room.

Free Spree (Table of Contents: 14)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Yippie! My first vacation in five years!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge celebrates that Archie is going on vacation.

Shades (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I don't believe it!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty asks why Archie is wearing sunglasses.

Beware! (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hey, Jug, you want a laugh?
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie misreads a sign.

He's Outasight! (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Where's Archie? He was just here!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica wonders where Archie went.

Diet Riot (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look a all those scrumptious goodies!
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Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie reminds Veronica about her diet.

Rare Pair (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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That's odd!
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Betty and Veronica
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica can't figure out what to talk about.

Screen Scream (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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I have 8 more reels of vacation film!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Uncle Emil; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie ruins Uncle Emil's presentation of his vacation reels.

Can't Do! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hey, Arch! Where are you going with that camera?
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are planning to make an underground movie.
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Gym Whim (Table of Contents: 22)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Would anybody like to set a new school record by chinning 50 times?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead set the school record for pull-ups.
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Keywords
gym class

Game Aim (Table of Contents: 23)

Moose [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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D-uh, this should be fun!
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Big Moose
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose signs up for a bridge game at Veronica's.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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Archie Club News
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jackie Rady, Stephen Rogers, Pat Cladas, Ellen Wilson, Elizabeth Yodice, and A. Lewis.

Freeze Tease (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Betty, how about us going down to the beach?
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Betty
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie invites Betty to the beach but she wants to go to the movie theatre.

Hair Flair (Table of Contents: 26)

Moose [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I can't stand these slick-haired types!
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Big Moose
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica express their distaste for slick-backed hair.
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Quick Quiz (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, do you know what time it is?
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge tries to hint to Archie that it's getting late.
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Super Blooper (Table of Contents: 28)

Moose [Archie feature] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What's wrong with Midge?
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Big Moose
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Marilyn Mason
Synopsis
Midge thinks Moose is a dull dancer.

Real Surprise (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What a great idea, Ronnie!
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Archie
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica plans a surprise party for Archie.
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Indexer Notes

Archie Andrews does not appear in this story.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Betty is going to give us a speech on what she considers the most vital question of the day!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Light Sight
    Mr. Lodge
  3. 2. Shirk Quirk
    Reggie [Archie]
  4. 3. The Grid Kid
    Archie
  5. 4. The Fortune
    Archie
  6. 5. Heart Chart
    Archie
  7. 6. Coy Boy
    Dilton
  8. 7. Bat Chat
    Coach Kleats
  9. 8. The Adventures of Tigerboy and His Real Tiger Paws
    Uniroyal
  10. 9. Battle Report
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Leave Heave
    Archie
  12. 11. Comic Critic
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. The Aim
    Archie
  14. 13. Mad Lad
    Moose [Archie feature]
  15. 14. Free Spree
    Mr. Lodge
  16. 15. Shades
    Archie
  17. 16. Beware!
    Archie
  18. 17. He's Outasight!
    Archie
  19. 18. Diet Riot
    Veronica
  20. 19. Rare Pair
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Screen Scream
    Mr. Lodge
  22. 21. Can't Do!
    Archie
  23. 22. Gym Whim
    Coach Kleats
  24. 23. Game Aim
    Moose [Archie feature]
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  26. 25. Freeze Tease
    Betty [Archie feature]
  27. 26. Hair Flair
    Moose [Archie feature]
  28. 27. Quick Quiz
    Archie
  29. 28. Super Blooper
    Moose [Archie feature]
  30. 29. Real Surprise
    Archie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Taylor Rutstein
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Lou Mougin