(October 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
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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)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, why are you sticking that puny fish so close to the camera?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

The phrase "Laugh-in" is replaced with "Laugh-out" starting with this cover.

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Young America Record Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Very Co$tly (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow! Veronica's $200 bathing suit is really something!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica has $200 dollar bikini while Betty's only cost $1.98.
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Keywords
pool; swimsuits

Stress Guess (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How was it at the beach today, girls?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mrs. Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge asks the girls about their time at the beach.

Shower Power (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
George Gladir
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Al Hartley
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Jon D'Agostino
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, you promised to take us to the beach, today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica intentionally rain out the boys' table tennis match.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie's TV Laugh-Out #16.

The Advance (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Sure, Betty! We can do something this afternoon if I get my pop to give me an advance on my allowance!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
To take Betty out, Archie has to get an advance on his allowance, so there is a condition.

Rash Splash (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ha! Ha! It's a real hassle with Archie and the furniture!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is blindfolded and trying to catch people near the pool.
Keywords
swimsuits

Wrong Form (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, let's look at the cloud formations and see if we can see faces in them!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie look at clouds and try to see faces.

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Post Cereals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 3 pages (report information)

Bell Knell (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Hmph! I haven't been able to use my own pool all day!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge figures out how to get the teens away so he can use his pool.
Keywords
swimsuits

Thoughtful (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Excuse me, Betty! That poor girl is having trouble getting her umbrella up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has to leave Betty to help a cute girl open her umbrella.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Hike Tyke (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
George Gladir
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Al Hartley
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Al Hartley
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose take your boys to Lake Bagotcha!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose and the junior campers he's in charge of get lost on a hike to Lake Bagotcha.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Archie's TV Laugh-Out #16.

Do Not Disturb (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Blam-de-blam
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad tries to quiet Archie and Jughead's music by banging on the ceiling.

The Expert (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie I'm afraid of canoes! I hear they tip over easily!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells Veronica he's an expert on canoes.
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advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Dough Woe (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, this is my cousin Pamela!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pamela; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's cousin Pamela heard Archie was a kook and he lives up to it.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Space Problem (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Thank you, Betty for helping!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty helps Archie pack the Archies' equipment in his car.

Right Site (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Well Veronica! Where should we go boating this year? The Caribbean? Bermuda?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge asks Veronica where they should go boating this year.
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Keywords
pool; swimsuits

Tree Spree (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I wonder why Mr. Lodge planted coconut trees by the pool?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge planted coconut trees next to his pool.

Voice Your Choice (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Daddy, I can't decide which one I want!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica can't decide which swimsuit she wants to buy.
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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Getting the Message (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes! I get the message!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hap Holiday; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is on the phone and keeps saying that she gets the message.

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Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sunday, September 14th, is Archie Day.
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Sabrina Spellman; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

A message to the readers about an Archie special broadcast before the Ed Sullivan Show.

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

Late Fate (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Luv!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wants two apologies for Archie being late.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

The Dude (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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This is my new jacket, Ronnie! Would you believe it was handmade by a master tailor in a little known Middle Eastern kingdom?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie shows Veronica his new jacket and makes some unbelievable claims.

Surf Lure (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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Look, Midge! Veronica has a surfboard!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica uses a surfboard as a drawing board.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Snack Knack (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Help yourself, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie are picnicking at the beach.
Keywords
swimsuits

Big Splash (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Ronnie called, she seemed anxious that we hurry right over!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead and Archie rush over to the Lodge's and see smoke.
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Short Trip (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is great! Just us guys going to the beach today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The guys are going to the beach without the girls.

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

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Wallace Brown / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, why are you sticking that puny fish so close to the camera?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Young America Record Club's top-hit records 75ยข and up"]
    Young America Record Club
  3. 2. Very Co$tly
    Archie
  4. 3. Stress Guess
    Mr. Lodge
  5. 4. Shower Power
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Advance
    Archie
  7. 6. Rash Splash
    Archie
  8. 7. Wrong Form
    Archie
  9. 8. ["Have a ball! Free!"]
    Post Cereals
  10. 9. ["Super Saturday on ABC"]
  11. 10. Bell Knell
    Mr. Lodge
  12. 11. Thoughtful
    Archie
  13. 12. Hike Tyke
    Big Moose
  14. 13. Do Not Disturb
    Archie
  15. 14. The Expert
    Archie
  16. 15. ["Fun! Fun! And more fun! Saturdays on CBS starting September 13th"]
  17. 16. Dough Woe
    Archie
  18. 17. Space Problem
    Archie
  19. 18. Right Site
    Mr. Lodge
  20. 19. Tree Spree
    Archie
  21. 20. Voice Your Choice
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. ["The Vista Banana has... H.P.P."]
  23. 22. ["Get your bippie"]
  24. 23. Getting the Message
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. ["Sunday, September 14th, is Archie Day."]
    Archie Club News
  26. 25. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  27. 26. Late Fate
    Archie
  28. 27. The Dude
    Archie
  29. 28. Surf Lure
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. Snack Knack
    Archie
  31. 30. Big Splash
    Archie
  32. 31. Short Trip
    Archie
  33. 32. ["Where do you go from here?"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  34. 33. ["If you need extra money & you know just 10 people.."]
    Wallace Brown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • John DiBello
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer