(February 1971)

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
Daddy, are you sure this diamond carries a curse?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Cash Stash (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I think we should go to Pop's for a soda!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica's plans for the evening may be too big for Archie's wallet.

Brolly Folly (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'll be late for school, Mom, I'll need the umbrella!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie has a way not to be caught getting to school late.
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Shop Swap (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, I'm so glad you could come Christmas shopping with me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Benson
Synopsis
Archie helps Veronica with her Christmas shopping.

The Hard Way (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, if you ever expect to be rich, you're going to have to work very hard!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge give Archie some life advice.

Swift Lift (Table of Contents: 5)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Observe closely, boys!
Genre
humor
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Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Coach is having a bad week.

The Challenge (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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D-uh! Go ahead, Arch, hit me in the stomach! It's as hard as a rock!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gets the worst of it when he punches Moose in the stomach.

Santa's Personalized Xmas Presents (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie and the Gang / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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A drum for Pop Tate...
Genre
humor; teen
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Pop Tate; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Gags about Christmas presents.

Date Slate (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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That Pussycat concert was outasite, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica has a chart on her wall where she assigns ratings to her dates.

Indexer Notes

The names on Veronica's chart are Reggie, Gerald, Archie, Steve, Josh, and Others.

Bad Business (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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D-uh! Pop Tate hired me as sort of a bouncer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Pop Tate has hired Moose as a reverse bouncer.

Snow Snag (Table of Contents: 10)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow! Look at that snow come down!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead is excited to get his Christmas present early until he sees the package.

Super Secret (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Betty, my diary is so secret that I keep it under lock and key!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty takes greater precautions with her diary than Veronica does.
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Hunt Stunt (Table of Contents: 12)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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You're a heartless man, Mr. Lodge!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is more softhearted than Betty thinks.
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Ever Clever (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'm famished, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to discourage Veronica from eating.
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Go Woe (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, go to the principal immediately!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy sends Archie to the principal's office, but he gets sent back.
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Archie's Grand Prix Auto Race (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
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Indexer Notes

Auto racing-themed board game.

Yule Yocks (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I think we made a poor choice in allowing Dilton to play Santa!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Three two-panel gags involving Christmas.

What Every Baby-Sitter Should Know (Table of Contents: 17)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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If you are sitting for very young children make sure the parents provide a playpen...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Five two-panel gags in the form of baby-sitting advice.
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Cold Love! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Humph! This snow is rough!
Genre
humor; children
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Li'l Jinx; Gigi
Synopsis
Jinx complains to Gigi about Greg.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Dear Archie, My hobby is collecting miniatures.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Liz Hanby (1st prize), Maria Collis (2nd prize), Heidi Rinas (3rd prize), and Cleve Davis (4th prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

Error Terror (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Boy! Miss Grundy has been on our backs all day about this sign!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead have trouble painting a sign for Miss Grundy.

All is Lost (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'm sorry, Archie! I don't want to go out tonight! My cousin came to visit us!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is annoyed that Betty doesn't want to go to the big dance with him.

Life's Turn (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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You know, Jug, life sure is funny!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie wonders what Reggie is up to.

Tree Travesty (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Selecting the right Christmas tree is very important!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie instructs Jughead on selecting a Christmas tree.

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Archie Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Golly Pops, did you have to do that just because I asked you to put it on the cuff?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Pop does not want to let Archie have a soda on credit.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Daddy, are you sure this diamond carries a curse?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Cash Stash
    Archie
  3. 2. Brolly Folly
    Archie
  4. 3. Shop Swap
    Archie
  5. 4. The Hard Way
    Archie
  6. 5. Swift Lift
    Coach Kleats
  7. 6. The Challenge
    Archie
  8. 7. Santa's Personalized Xmas Presents
    Archie and the Gang
  9. 8. Date Slate
    Veronica
  10. 9. Bad Business
    Big Moose
  11. 10. Snow Snag
    Jughead
  12. 11. Super Secret
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. Hunt Stunt
    Betty
  14. 13. Ever Clever
    Archie
  15. 14. Go Woe
    Archie
  16. 15. Archie's Grand Prix Auto Race
    Archie
  17. 16. Yule Yocks
    Veronica
  18. 17. What Every Baby-Sitter Should Know
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Cold Love!
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. ["Dear Archie, My hobby is collecting miniatures."]
    Archie Club News
  21. 20. Error Terror
    Archie
  22. 21. All is Lost
    Archie
  23. 22. Life's Turn
    Archie
  24. 23. Tree Travesty
    Archie
  25. 24. ["Golly Pops, did you have to do that just because I asked you to put it on the cuff?"]
    Archie Pin Up
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