(August 1970)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those silly boys are so competitive!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge

Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Leroy always ruins my parties with his pranks!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica is afraid Cousin Leroy is going to do something to ruin her party, but Archie tells her not to worry.

Big Greeting (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hi, Mr. Weatherbee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie encourages Mr. Weatherbee to do whatever he feels like.

Fright Sight (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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How about a date, buttercup?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie shows Veronica all the safety items that he's put in his car.

The Best-Test (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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My father is the most important millionaire in town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Claudia; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica and Claudia argue over whose father is more important.

Cool School (Table of Contents: 5)

Miss Grundy / 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
So that teachers and students can better appreciate each other's rule...
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee has Archie and Miss Grundy trade places.
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Boobology (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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D-duh, Dilton, you've got to help me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose comes to Dilton with his memory problems.

Auto-mad-ic (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Mr. Weatherbee! What happened?
Genre
humor
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Borrowing Archie's car got Mr. Weatherbee in trouble.

Acceptable Switch (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Sorry, girls, but I don't want to be class president this year!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie doesn't want to be class president, so the girls come up with an alternative.

Off the Menu (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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What a time I had, girls!...You wouldn't believe it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel tells the girls about meeting a good-looking guy.

Pep Talk (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look, men, you've got to be tough to win this game!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Coach Kleats tries to inspire the basketball team.

Rare Flair (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Hey, Veronica, you wanna dig something that'll blow your mind?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hot Dog; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead regrets teaching Hot Dog how to race slot cars.

A Little Drip (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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It's a pretty nasty day out, sir! The rain is coming down in buckets!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
On a rainy day, Mr. Lodge wants to get rid of Archie.

Tent Lament (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Camping is outasite!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica has her own idea of roughing it.

Tough Sale (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Mr. Lodge, we're selling chances to get money for baseball uniforms! They're only one dollar!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to get Mr. Lodge to buy raffle tickets.

Wait Fate (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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This bumper to bumper traffic gets me uptight, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Traffic is getting to Veronica.

Indexer Notes

In the first panel, a billboard in the background shows an ad for Young 'N Free products that appears as a full page elsewhere in this issue.

Dialogue Overheard While Walking Through the School Corridors (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Are you going to the school dance, Betty?
Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee listens to a conversation between Betty and Ethel about the upcoming dance.

Sprinkler Thinker (Table of Contents: 17)

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
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I promised Daddy to help water the lawn!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Jinx finds a way to water the lawn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Dear Archie, During my last vacation I had a very interesting experience.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Brooke Schwartz (1st prize), Cindy Laxton (2nd prize), Kathy Birt (3rd prize), and Christi Burkleo (4th prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

The Space Ace (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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I'm looking forward to the next decade...it's going to be exciting!
Genre
humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie compares Jughead to the astronauts.

Hanky Panky (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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This is a recess period, but I feel tense and all strung out!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee (photo only)
Synopsis
A picture on the wall of Mr. Weatherbee makes Archie and Jughead nervous.

Happy Talk Keep Talking (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Al Hartley
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Students, last week we talked about the definition of man!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Professor Flutesnoot intends to teach the science class about women, but Archie doesn't think he can do it.
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Secret Weapon (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Don't start anything with me, Reggie! I've been studying karate!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie calls Archie's bluff.

True Story (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica, tell Archie not to come over today! I have a dreadful headache!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is lying about having a headache--until Archie arrives.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Those silly boys are so competitive!!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Party Smarty
    Archie
  3. 2. Big Greeting
    Archie
  4. 3. Fright Sight
    Archie
  5. 4. The Best-Test
    Veronica
  6. 5. Cool School
    Miss Grundy
  7. 6. Boobology
    Moose
  8. 7. Auto-mad-ic
    Mister Weathebee
  9. 8. Acceptable Switch
    Archie
  10. 9. Off the Menu
    Big Ethel
  11. 10. Pep Talk
    Archie
  12. 11. Rare Flair
    Hot Dog
  13. 12. A Little Drip
    Archie
  14. 13. Tent Lament
    Betty and Veronica
  15. 14. Tough Sale
    Archie
  16. 15. Wait Fate
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Dialogue Overheard While Walking Through the School Corridors
    Mister Weatherbee
  18. 17. Sprinkler Thinker
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. ["Dear Archie, During my last vacation I had a very interesting experience."]
    Archie Club News
  20. 19. The Space Ace
    Mister Weatherbee
  21. 20. Hanky Panky
    Archie
  22. 21. Happy Talk Keep Talking
    Archie
  23. 22. Secret Weapon
    Archie
  24. 23. True Story
    Archie
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