(December 1970)

Archie, 1953 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, do you prefer my midi, or Betty's midi?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

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

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Quick Trip (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Follow that car!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty tells Archie to "Follow that car!"
Reprints

The Expression (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, Mr. Lodge! Music has charm to soothe the savage beast!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews]; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge gives The Archies a chance to play after Archie says the expression, "Music has charm to soothe the savage beast".
Reprints

A Good Point (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is your father home, miss?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A man from a stock brokers investment house has a few questions for Veronica.

Bone Banter (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rebel, let's leave our bones here!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hot Dog; Rebel
Synopsis
Hot Dog thinks it will be safe for him and Rebel to leave their bones where another dog can watch them.
Reprints

Romantic Antic (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! I can't get over that Cary Dimples! What an actor!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Cary Dimples (on poster)
Synopsis
After seeing a movie with Veronica, Archie tries to be a romantic swashbuckler.
Reprints

How About That? (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Be back in an hour
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Mrs. Mason
Synopsis
Moose arrives home and he sees a sign that says, "Be back in an hour" so he waits.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Johnny Lightning / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Miracle of Sound (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man! Dig that crazy sound!
Genre
non-fiction; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton explains how the human mouth produces sounds.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hip Tips (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Girls, it's my pleasure to present miss Veronica Lodge with some pointers on bathing suits!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Kay; Ethel Muggs; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica gives tips on bathing suits.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Lucky Guy (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, you're nothing but a big dumb ape!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge calls Moose a big, dumb ape.

Do Not Disturb (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, brother! This has got to be the slowest waiter I've ever seen!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge and Veronica are in a restaurant and their waiter is very slow.
Reprints

Shake Quake (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fans are really digging our free outdoor concert!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge]
Synopsis
The Archies' powerful amplifier has everyone rocking.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ape Jape (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arch, how do you like my pet chimp "Harold"?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Harold (chimpanzee); Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie meets Veronica's chimpanzee.
Reprints

A Mouldy Oldie (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man! I don't feel like racing my rail at this strip!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie are at the most ancient raceway in the country.

Dine & Wine (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't want to eat in here, Archie! The place looks dirty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't want to eat at Ye Olde Steake House because it looks dirty.

Sitter Wanted (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where did you get the lovely chairs, Ethel?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty is amazed that Ethel's three-year old chair looks unused.

Career Steer! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ooh! I hurt my finger...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Greg hurt his finger and Li'l Jinx bandages it.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Archie, I would like to tell you how I feel about the way we treat our lower and dumber animals.
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Hot Dog; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Siobhan Gamble (1st prize), Cathy Aronna (2nd prize), George Taylor (3rd prize), and Cynthia Neal (4th prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Different Tune (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a new protest song, Mr. Lodge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie plays his new protest song.

Middy Ditty (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dig my new midi, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica shows Archie her new midi skirt.
Reprints

Sure Lure (Table of Contents: 27)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll take six!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Archie Andrews; Leroy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Leroy is selling raffle tickets.
Reprints

Kookie Cook (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Samm Schwartz
Inks
Samm Schwartz
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, you shouldn't have let Ronnie make the toast!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica goofed up cooking toast.
Reprints

A Poor Example (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's your favorite subject in school, Moose?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose's favorite subject is gozinta.

Boy Joy (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is quite a pajama party Big Ethel arranged!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel throws a pajama party featuring all the girls in town.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

SSP Super Sonic Power / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Hot Wheels / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, do you prefer my midi, or Betty's midi?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
  3. 2. Quick Trip
    Betty
  4. 3. The Expression
    Archie
  5. 4. A Good Point
    Veronica
  6. 5. Bone Banter
    Hot Dog
  7. 6. Romantic Antic
    Archie
  8. 7. How About That?
    Big Moose
  9. 8. ["Al Unser winner of the 1970 Indy 500 says: Boys, which are faster - the new Johnny Lightning 500's or the Sizzlers?"]
    Johnny Lightning
  10. 9. The Miracle of Sound
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Dawn is the most beautiful doll in the world... yet she costs less than half the price!!!"]
  12. 11. Hip Tips
    Veronica
  13. 12. Lucky Guy
    Big Moose
  14. 13. Do Not Disturb
    Mr. Lodge
  15. 14. Shake Quake
    The Archies
  16. 15. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  17. 16. Ape Jape
    Archie
  18. 17. A Mouldy Oldie
    Archie
  19. 18. Dine & Wine
    Veronica
  20. 19. Sitter Wanted
    Big Ethel
  21. 20. Career Steer!
    Li'l Jinx
  22. 21. ["These 3 big drafting kits given to you!"]
    North American School of Drafting
  23. 22. ["100 foreign stamps.. only 10ยข"]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  24. 23. ["Dear Archie, I would like to tell you how I feel about the way we treat our lower and dumber animals."]
    Archie Club News
  25. 24. ["Love Lite psychedelic lamp"]
  26. 25. A Different Tune
    Archie
  27. 26. Middy Ditty
    Veronica
  28. 27. Sure Lure
    Leroy
  29. 28. Kookie Cook
    Betty and Veronica
  30. 29. A Poor Example
    Big Moose
  31. 30. Boy Joy
    Big Ethel
  32. 31. ["The world's fastest big racers! With fantastic gyro-power"]
    SSP Super Sonic Power
  33. 32. ["Are you missing out on the extra pay of an I.C.S. graduate?"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  34. 33. ["Race the fastest Hot Wheels of them all... Sizzlers"]
    Hot Wheels
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Joey Beretta
  • 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