(March 1969)

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
?
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
Look, Veronica! I have a watch wrapped around my finger!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

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

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bread Dread (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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My wallet is missing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At the drive-in, Archie can't find his wallet.
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Keen Scene (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Let me tell you what certain English cities are famous for!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tells her dad what different English cities are famous for.

The Boot (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Kick it good, Arch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie accidentally kicks the football backwards.

Plugged Up (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie can't hear us with that transistor radio plugged in his ear!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Since Archie has a transistor radio in his ear Betty and Veronica think they can say what they think of him without him hearing.
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The Bite (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie for President
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty carries a sign saying "Archie for President".
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Hep Step (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Daddy, look what you did to Archie's guitar!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge accidentally stepped on Archie's guitar.
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Prize Surprise (Table of Contents: 8)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I just adore surprises!
Genre
humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica adore surprises.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Snap Judgment (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie's Dad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Hmmph! I tell you, Mary, kids aren't any smarter because the teachers aren't any smarter!
Genre
humor
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie's dad explains to Miss Grundy how he used to do so well on her tests when he was her student.

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Jeri of Hollywood / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Beauty Aids Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Trainer (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie aren't you afraid that Hot Dog will run off if he sees a cat?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead wonders if Archie is afraid if Hot Dog will run off when he sees a cat.

Indexer Notes

Hot Dog is treated as Archie's dog in this story.

The Wish (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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You know, Jug... I wish I could find a part time job so I could have some extra money!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wishes he could find a part-time job, and a passer-by is looking for a young man who is not afraid of hard work.
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Mr. Clean (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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All right, Archie, do you mind telling me why you're sleeping in class?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy catches Archie sleeping in class.
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It's In the Bag (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you want?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is shocked to see Mr. Lodge wearing tattered clothes.

Loony-Logic (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hello...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge answers the phone and Archie realizes Veronica isn't home.
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Mark-Lark (Table of Contents: 18)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Move over, Moose! Misery loves company!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton is upset that he flubbed the test.
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Tops (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Give up, Arch! There isn't anything you can beat me at!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tells Archie that there is nothing he can do better than Reggie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Pay Off (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Al Hartley ?
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Jug, what would you do if I paid you back the dollar I owe you?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie asks Jughead what he'd do if he payed back the dollar he owed him.

Fizz-Whiz (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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What's wrong, Moose?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose got a get-sick card.
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Eerie-Query (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Mr. Flootsnoot, did you say it takes 3 years to grow a new head of hair!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Moose asks Professor Flutesnoot if it really takes 3 years to grow a new head of hair.
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The Chore (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Al Hartley ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, would you put out the garbage?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie agrees to stop organizing his record collection and take out the garbage when Archie's mom when she says she'll ask his father to take out the garbage.
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Group Poop (Table of Contents: 25)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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Moose, I want you to sit in with the group on the right!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Miss Grundy wants Moose to sit in with the group on the right.

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Why? (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where were you this morning, Li'l Jinx?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx keeps answering her dad's questions with questions.

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Man International / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
? [as Archie Andrews]; Jeff Barry (lyrics)
Pencils
Joe Edwards ?; ? (photograph)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on... let's go with the latest and hottest news for you club members.
Characters
Jeff Barry (photo); The Archies [Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]

Indexer Notes

Prints the Archie cartoon show theme lyrics.

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Golden Press / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Up (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, what present did you get for Hot Dog?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Archie forgot to buy Hot Dog a present.

Indexer Notes

Hot Dog is Archie's dog in this story.

Yule Jewel (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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What am I getting for Christmas, daddy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wonders what her daddy is getting her for Christmas.

Pet Set (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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Bless you, boy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
A street corner Santa offers Moose some Christmas seals after Moose donates some change.

Betty's Diary (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you like that! For the last two weeks nothing but blank pages in my diary!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty hasn't written anything in her diary for two weeks.
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Tight Turn (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Okay, Jug, be careful turning the corner!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to get a Christmas tree into the house.

Luckier (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look there's a heads up penny. That's good luck you know!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead find coins on the sidewalk, but Archie thinks a heads-up penny was luckier than the tails-up coin Jughead found.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Beauty Aids Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pete Duncan - "Dropout" (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Look, Veronica! I have a watch wrapped around my finger!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Do you need extra money?"]
    Cheerful Card Company
  3. 2. Bread Dread
    Archie
  4. 3. Keen Scene
    Veronica
  5. 4. The Boot
    Archie
  6. 5. Plugged Up
    Archie
  7. 6. The Bite
    Betty
  8. 7. Hep Step
    Mr. Lodge
  9. 8. Prize Surprise
    Miss Grundy
  10. 9. ["Everything's Archie!"]
  11. 10. Snap Judgment
    Archie's Dad
  12. 11. ["Hi! I'm Jeri Lawrence - Jeri of Hollywood"]
    Jeri of Hollywood
  13. 12. ["Romantic-exciting fall!"]
    Beauty Aids Co.
  14. 13. The Trainer
    Archie
  15. 14. The Wish
    Archie
  16. 15. Mr. Clean
    Archie
  17. 16. It's In the Bag
    Archie
  18. 17. Loony-Logic
    Archie
  19. 18. Mark-Lark
    Dilton Doiley
  20. 19. Tops
    Archie
  21. 20. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  22. 21. Pay Off
    Archie
  23. 22. Fizz-Whiz
    Big Moose
  24. 23. Eerie-Query
    Big Moose
  25. 24. The Chore
    Archie
  26. 25. Group Poop
    Big Moose
  27. 26. ["Archie groovy stationary kit"]
  28. 27. Why?
    Li'l Jinx
  29. 28. ["The look you want - when you want it!"]
    Man International
  30. 29. ["Come on... let's go with the latest and hottest news for you club members."]
    Archie Club News
  31. 30. ["The Beatles Yellow Submarine"]
    Golden Press
  32. 31. Make Up
    Archie
  33. 32. Yule Jewel
    Veronica
  34. 33. Pet Set
    Big Moose
  35. 34. Betty's Diary
    Betty
  36. 35. Tight Turn
    Archie
  37. 36. Luckier
    Archie
  38. 37. ["Amazing $1 art offer 4 irresistible wide-eyed kittens in full color for your home"]
    Colonial Studios
  39. 38. ["10 way hairpiece!"]
    Beauty Aids Co.
  40. 39. Pete Duncan - "Dropout"
    International Correspondence Schools
  41. 40. ["Even if you had a bike with a gyroscopic stabilizer, solid propellant rocket boosters, 10-speed automatic transmission, AM-FM stereo radio..."]
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • John DiBello
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer