(September 1969)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.15 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

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo ?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I notice Archie hasn't thrown you into the pool in weeks!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Keywords
swimsuits

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Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Feet Treat! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't this wild, gang? I'm playing the organ while standing up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie thinks he's being wild by playing the organ standing up.

The Switch (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad, can I have two dollars for gas for my car?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets a lecture from his father on economizing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil/Ink credits from the reprint in World of Archie Double Digest (Archie, 2010 series) #49.

It's a Nice Beat! (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! It's you! You! You! When I'm blue! Blue!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge goes out on the balcony when the girls sing.

Does Not Compute (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you mean you're not going?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel backs out of a computer-arranged date.
Reprints

Rattle Prattle (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Hartley ?
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! I want you to do something about the rattle in your car!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica complains about the noise of Archie's car so he stops at an auto parts store for a muffler.
Reprints

Duty Calls (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Archie! What are you doing?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets distracted from his chores by Betty.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie's TV Laugh-Out #9.

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Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Duck Luck (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have this boomerang down pat so I never get hit with it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie is tossing his boomerang blindfolded.

Allergy (Table of Contents: 10)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! A fur coat! Where did you get that, Midge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is allergic to Midge's new fur coat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index in Archie's TV Laugh-Out #12.

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

Turn-Down (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry, Archie! I'd love to go out with you tonight, only I'm going to be baby sitting!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie can't get a date because all the girls are busy baby-sitting.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from http://www.joesinnott.com.

Paint Can't (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi! Can I do any painting for you, lady?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose asks if he can do any painting for a woman.

Request (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jughead, I'm desperate! I'm broke! Busted!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to borrow money from Jughead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from http://www.joesinnott.com

Tops in Pops (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can see it now! Our first disc will go straight to the top of the charts!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews]
Synopsis
Reggie and Jughead are discussing the future of their career.

Sitters Jitters (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you don't behave Dexter, I'll punish you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Dexter
Synopsis
Betty finally figures out what to threaten Dexter with to make him behave.

Failing to See (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Al Hartley ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know what to do, Midge! I think Miss Grundy likes me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose thinks Miss Grundy likes him because his graded test papers are covered with X's.
Reprints

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

Late Trait (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Al Hartley ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, I'd like a word with you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge asks Veronica why Archie stayed so late the night before.
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Splash Down (Table of Contents: 20)

Hot Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Haw haw!
Genre
humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Reggie splashes Hot Dog but Hot Dog gets even.
Reprints

Tiger Tale (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Al Hartley ?
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the trouble, Arch?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie put a tiger in his tank.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Put a tiger in your tank" was an ad campaign by Esso, now Exxon, for their brand of gasoline.

Run Pun (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Archie! Let's try this ride!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A trip to the amusement park puts a run on Archie's finances.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from http://www.joesinnott.com

Sand Ban (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx's dad comes up with a way to keep sand off of him while at the beach.
Reprints

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Man International / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be Tom Sawyer?
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ken Argyle, Paul Herzig, Debbie Eyre, Karen Lowery, Cremilde Fonseca, and Kerin Henry.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Sometimes (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Jug! This way!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie searches for a nice, quiet place away from girls to think.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index at Archie's TV Laugh-Out #9.

Note Nut (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Someone wants to return a guitar that they bought here!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to return a guitar he bought.
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Champ of Camp (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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Some outdoor camping trip! We have all the comforts of home!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is annoyed that they aren't really roughing it on their camping trip.
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Hip Dip (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Al Hartley ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope they gave us a room that's close to the pool!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge hopes they have a room close to the pool.

Platter Chatter (Table of Contents: 33)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Al Hartley ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eech!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge doesn't like The Archies new record.

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hear your new third baseman, Moose is a fantastic fielder!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose would be the perfect baseball player, if he wasn't absent-minded.
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Flip Side! (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait'll Ronnie hears this... she'll flip!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie records himself singing for Veronica.

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Strat-O-Matic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Sales Leadership Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I notice Archie hasn't thrown you into the pool in weeks!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Famous name prizes or cash... from Olympic"]
    Olympic Sales Club
  3. 2. Feet Treat!
    Archie
  4. 3. The Switch
    Archie
  5. 4. It's a Nice Beat!
    Veronica
  6. 5. Does Not Compute
    Big Ethel
  7. 6. Rattle Prattle
    Archie
  8. 7. Duty Calls
    Archie
  9. 8. ["It's not summer without it."]
    Popsicle
  10. 9. Duck Luck
    Archie
  11. 10. Allergy
    Veronica
  12. 11. ["Win a new 10-speed racer. Enter the Road America 200 bike ride."]
    Stewart-Warner
  13. 12. Turn-Down
    Archie
  14. 13. Paint Can't
    Big Moose
  15. 14. Request
    Archie
  16. 15. Tops in Pops
    The Archies
  17. 16. Sitters Jitters
    Betty
  18. 17. Failing to See
    Big Moose
  19. 18. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  20. 19. Late Trait
    Veronica
  21. 20. Splash Down
    Hot Dog
  22. 21. Tiger Tale
    Archie
  23. 22. Run Pun
    Archie
  24. 23. Sand Ban
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. ["The look you want - when you want it!"]
    Man International
  26. 25. ["10 way hairpiece!"]
    Beauty Aids Co.
  27. 26. ["Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be Tom Sawyer?"]
    Archie Club News
  28. 27. ["Hi! I'm Jeri Lawrence - Jeri of Hollywood"]
    Jeri of Hollywood
  29. 28. ["Grow amazing live sea-monkeys!"]
  30. 29. Sometimes
    Archie
  31. 30. Note Nut
    Archie
  32. 31. Champ of Camp
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Hip Dip
    Veronica
  34. 33. Platter Chatter
    Veronica
  35. 34. The Moose Is Loose
  36. 35. Flip Side!
    Archie
  37. 36. ["Baseball fans are crazy about this true-to-life baseball game"]
    Strat-O-Matic
  38. 37. ["Be a sales leader who picks the prizes"]
    Sales Leadership Club
  39. 38. ["Do you need extra money?"]
    Cheerful Card Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer