(April 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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A snowmobile has it all over a horse-drawn carriage!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones

Hill Thrill (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I dig skiing because each trip down brings...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie talks about his love for skiing.

Dig Gig (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Smack!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
A girl calls Archie over to shovel her walk--so that Reggie can leave.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

Delightful Eyeful! (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow! Look at the championship form Archie is displaying!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's gymnastics routine looks great until a girl walks by.
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Stunt Stint (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Dig the handsome new boy, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Trying to meet a new boy, Veronica outfoxes Betty.

The Moose is Loose! (Table of Contents: 5)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Moose if you lost a quarter on 5th Street why are you looking for it here?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

Splitting Hairs (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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Big Ethel! You've got a date with Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel wants everyone to think she's got a date.
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Hot Dog Answers Questions on Proper Dog Etiquette (Table of Contents: 7)

Hot Dog / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Question: What's the best way to carry home a newspaper?
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones
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Indexer Notes

Six two-panel gags.

Fuss Cuss (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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Moose, you keep out the slot car hustlers!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks Moose to keep slot car hustlers away from their race.

Shock Yock (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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George Gladir
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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Veronica, I just heard the most shocking rumor of all time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (framed photo)
Synopsis
Betty has big news for Veronica.
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Moan Prone (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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George Gladir
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Rudy Lapick
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Hurry up, Betty and Veronica! Don't keep the boys waiting!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has his own reason to want Betty and Veronica not to keep Archie and Reggie waiting.
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Savvy Service (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Should I change the oil?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A service station attendant gives Archie some advice about his car.
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Noise Annoys (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I don't like the sound of my engine!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead has some news for Archie about his car's engine.
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It's a Gas! (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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How do you like the Lodges' new car, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead has a suggestion for Veronica regarding her family's new car.

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, I can't think of a more pleasant way to spend an afternoon!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Three unrelated two-panel gags.

Lonely Night! (Table of Contents: 15)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Oh, this has got to be the worst evening of my young life!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is secretly sabotaging Veronica's social life.
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Specialized Vending Machines for Archie and the Gang (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Alibi vending machine for instant excuses
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Ethel Muggs; Hiram Lodge; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Series of four single-panel gags showing vending machines suited for different characters.

Ski Scamps (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Those boys are flirting with us...but they're strangers!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica meet guys on the ski slope.

Boss Toss (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Boys, I'd like your opinion on this new maxi swimsuit we're designing for next summer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
The members of the "Riverdale Boy's Club" don't care much for a new swimsuit design.

Pucker Power (Table of Contents: 19)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I promised Archie a kiss if he made a touchdown!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie has extra incentive to catch Reggie's off-target pass.

Date Fate (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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I want to get a collar and a leash, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones (in thought bubble)
Synopsis
Ethel wants to buy a collar and leash, but she doesn't have a dog.
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Indexer Notes

The pet shop is called "'Spaniel' Boone's Pet Shoppe."

Nets to You (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Now remember, Moose, we're playing doubles!...So stay as close to the net as possible!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Midge tries to teach Moose how to play doubles tennis.
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Up, Up and Away (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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Joe Edwards
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That's a nice balloon you've got there, Roz!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Roz
Synopsis
Roz's balloon gets away from Jinx.

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

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

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Dear Archie, Here is my review of the shows about Archie Series Comics.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Robby Lucke (1st prize), Diana LaFleur (2nd prize), Sahbra Smook (3rd prize), Cohann Larkins (4th prize), and Jose Echaniz (5th prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

Tie-Dyeing Coloring Page (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty and Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Tie-dyeing is the nation's #1 craze.
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge

Indexer Notes

Page to color.

Smash Bash (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I can't hear you, Jughead!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Unfortunately for Archie he can't hear Jughead over the noise of their snowmobiles.

Sick! Sick! Sick! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What's the matter with Juggie? He looks sick!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead makes himself sick, but Archie doesn't feel well either.
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Hat Trick (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Splat!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie doesn't know where the snowball that hit him came from.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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Hi, kids, ...dig my snake skin outfit...all the way from Hong Kong!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Nobody is impressed by Reggie's new suit.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A snowmobile has it all over a horse-drawn carriage!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Hill Thrill
    Archie
  3. 2. Dig Gig
    Archie
  4. 3. Delightful Eyeful!
    Archie
  5. 4. Stunt Stint
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Moose is Loose!
    Moose
  7. 6. Splitting Hairs
    Big Ethel
  8. 7. Hot Dog Answers Questions on Proper Dog Etiquette
    Hot Dog
  9. 8. Fuss Cuss
    Mr. Lodge
  10. 9. Shock Yock
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Moan Prone
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Savvy Service
    Archie
  13. 12. Noise Annoys
    Archie
  14. 13. It's a Gas!
    Veronica
  15. 14. Double Takes
    Archie
  16. 15. Lonely Night!
    Veronica
  17. 16. Specialized Vending Machines for Archie and the Gang
    Archie
  18. 17. Ski Scamps
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Boss Toss
    Archie
  20. 19. Pucker Power
    Veronica
  21. 20. Date Fate
    Big Ethel
  22. 21. Nets to You
    Big Moose
  23. 22. Up, Up and Away
    Li'l Jinx
  24. 23. ["Dear Archie, Here is my review of the shows about Archie Series Comics."]
    Archie Club News
  25. 24. Tie-Dyeing Coloring Page
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Smash Bash
    Archie
  27. 26. Sick! Sick! Sick!
    Archie
  28. 27. Hat Trick
    Archie
  29. 28. ["Hi, kids, ...dig my snake skin outfit...all the way from Hong Kong!"]
    Reggie Pin Up
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