(March 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

Issue Notes

Sequences 11 and 13 have the same title.


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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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The girls said they were going to wear their maxis today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Repeat Treat (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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D-uh! Hey, Arch! You promised to show me how to dance "the Popcorn"!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to show Moose how to dance the Popcorn.
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Forms Control (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Watch my form, Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tells Jughead to watch his bowling form.

Surprise Move (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Big Moose, I don't think we should go steady anymore! I want to date other boys!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Midge wants to date other boys and Moose agrees.

Ski Sketch (Table of Contents: 5)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Come on, Dilton! You've done nothing but draw pictures since you've been here!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Dilton has been drawing since they got to the ski lodge.

Silly Question Time (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hi, Wendy! What's new?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Wendy
Synopsis
Archie asks Wendy what's new and she tells him.

Cool Tool (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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We always have trouble breaking up Veronica's wild parties!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a plan to break up Veronica's latest wild party.

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Chicken Football (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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If your opponents look like monsters when you make your entrance...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead explain what to do if you're afraid in football.
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Indexer Notes

Four two-panel gags followed by a four-panel one.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Green Scene (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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You will meet a handsome green-haired boy today!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Madame Lazagna; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Madame Lazagna tells Veronica she will meet a handsome green-haired boy.

Tight Plight (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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This is the most crowded restaurant I've ever seen!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The restaurant is very crowded.

Green Scene (Table of Contents: 13)

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Dad, I'm low on bread! Can you spare ten?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Mr. Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie asks his dad for $10.

Ample Sample (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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I'm afraid we didn't like any of these albums, Mr. Brown!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Brown
Synopsis
The girls didn't like any of the record albums and Mr. Brown thanks them.

Indexer Notes

Joke was later reused with different artwork in Pop Shop from Archie's Joke Book Magazine #165.

Speed Creed (Table of Contents: 15)

Big Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Look! Big Moose is taking a speed reading course!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose is taking a speed reading course.

Boss Toss (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Exercising with that heavy medicine ball is impractical!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie thinks Mr. Lodge's medicine ball is impractical as he would never use the muscles he's developing.

Wrong Move (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Checkmate!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty thinks the move Archie made in chess isn't fair.

Customized Dog Houses (Table of Contents: 18)

Hot Dog / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Dachshund
Genre
humor; animal
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Hot Dog
Synopsis
Different types of dog houses for different types of dogs.

Indexer Notes

Six single-panel gags.

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

Beautiful Dreamer (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hey, Arch! Last night I dreamed I went fishing and caught a giant fish!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie compare dreams they had.

Something Special (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie Andrews!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells Archie he doesn't have to call him sir.

How to Conquer Fear (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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There's no reason to be afraid to tell big guys where to get off!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Geraldine Grundy; Dilton Doiley; Waldo Weatherbee; Dr. Yankum; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie and the gang tell the readers there's nothing to fear in various situations.
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Indexer Notes

Five two-panel gags.

Balled Out (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Whew! We must have made about a hundred snow balls, Gigi! Boy, we'll really clobber Greg and Russ now!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Gigi; Li'l Jinx; Russ; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx and Gigi made a lot of snowballs to get Greg and Russ with.

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

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Archie drama critics - contest winners!
Characters
Alexandra Cabot; Pussycats [Josie; Melody; Valerie]; The Archies [Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]; Hot Dog; Sabrina Spellman

Indexer Notes

Letters from Fred Charnley, Stanley Drummond, Ricki Royse, and Kit Johnson.

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It's Not His Bag (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Cool it Archie! That's no way to train for a fight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead suggests Archie use a special punching bag to train with.
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Motion Commotion (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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Boys are very funny about their body english!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
All the boys are uptight about their body english when bowling, except Jughead.

Mail Detail (Table of Contents: 30)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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There's your mailman, Dilton!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Jughead wonders how Dilton will get the mail without getting wet in the rain.
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Track Knack (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, dinner is ready!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's mom calls him for dinner while he and Jughead play with his race track.

Time For Trouble (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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D-uh! Hey, Archie! Do you know what time it is?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose wonders if Archie knows what time it is.

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Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The girls said they were going to wear their maxis today!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Now you can finish high school at home"]
  3. 2. Repeat Treat
    Archie
  4. 3. Forms Control
    Archie
  5. 4. Surprise Move
    Big Moose
  6. 5. Ski Sketch
    Dilton Doiley
  7. 6. Silly Question Time
    Archie
  8. 7. Cool Tool
    Mr. Lodge
  9. 8. ["Boys - girls - get in the big Holloway "Bike-stakes" win a free bike!"]
  10. 9. Chicken Football
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Free! Giant stallion mural full color masterpiece"]
  12. 11. Green Scene
    Veronica
  13. 12. Tight Plight
    Archie
  14. 13. Green Scene
    Reggie
  15. 14. Ample Sample
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Speed Creed
    Big Moose
  17. 16. Boss Toss
    Mr. Lodge
  18. 17. Wrong Move
    Archie
  19. 18. Customized Dog Houses
    Hot Dog
  20. 19. ["Get in the groove for a giant fun-in!"]
  21. 20. Beautiful Dreamer
    Archie
  22. 21. Something Special
    Archie
  23. 22. How to Conquer Fear
    Archie
  24. 23. Balled Out
    Li'l Jinx
  25. 24. ["10 way hairpiece!"]
  26. 25. ["Mail Sack Inc."]
  27. 26. ["Archie drama critics - contest winners!"]
    Archie Club News
  28. 27. ["Any 12 hit records for only $2.86"]
  29. 28. It's Not His Bag
    Archie
  30. 29. Motion Commotion
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Mail Detail
    Dilton Doiley
  32. 31. Track Knack
    Archie
  33. 32. Time For Trouble
    Big Moose
  34. 33. ["Where do you go from here?"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  35. 34. ["Make money and earn prizes!"]
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Joey Beretta
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