(August 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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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reggie, do you dig talkative chicks--- or the other kind?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle

Mellow Fellow (Table of Contents: 1)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I love you, Veronica!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie makes the mistake of comparing himself to a guy Veronica doesn't know.

Cake Mistake (Table of Contents: 2)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Betty, I graded your birthday cake 95%!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't understand her cooking class grade.

Speed Creed (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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This cat starts to take the turn too wide, and...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The girls get the boys to take them on boardwalk chair rides.

Breaking Bad Habits (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Archie's bad habit: giggling!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate; Moose Mason
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Indexer Notes

Six two-panel gags about the bad habits of different characters.

Veronica's Putdowns For Party Bores (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hey, Ronnie...When does the real fun start at your party?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

Archie & the Gang Rap About Air Pollution (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie & the Gang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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The problem of air pollution is worsening!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton has various ideas for fighting air pollution.

Bath Wrath (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ring! Ring! Ring!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead calls to remind Archie to take a bath.

Pin Bin (Table of Contents: 8)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, you two-timed me with Corinne!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is mad at Archie, but she's a hypocrite.

Sitter Titter (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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This party doesn't have a color TV set?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica go to the Teen Baby-Sitting Service for jobs.

Move Groove (Table of Contents: 10)

Mister Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sometimes I think we should get a mobile home!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge thinks a mobile home might be a good idea.

Seat Treat (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Ethel, is that seat free?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Ethel is saving a seat at the movie theater.

Wallpaper Quiz (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, gang!
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Match the wallpaper pattern with the character likely to have it.

Dear Diary (Table of Contents: 13)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dear Diary: Today I gave Archie a sweater I knitted for him!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty tells her diary what's going on with her and Archie.

Read Between the Lines (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Reggie says I'm a knockout!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Sabrina Spellman; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Three two-panel gags involving Ethel's misinterpretations of overheard remarks about her.
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Clean Scene (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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My mother wanted me to do a chore!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie can't remember what his mom wanted him to do.

Tongue Twisters (Table of Contents: 16)

Big Moose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Big Moose invites you to try some tongue twisters on your friends!
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Moose Mason

Cooking Tips For Girls Who Can't Cook! (Table of Contents: 17)

Big Ethel / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Girls, if you have trouble getting even the ants to eat your picnic food then this article is for you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel gives cooking tips.

Book Look! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Joe Edwards
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I love to come to the library, Li'l Jinx!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx and Greg go to the library.

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

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

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$100.00 in cash prizes will be divided among the first 20 winners drawn in my new Archie montage contest!

Indexer Notes

A contest involving identifying fragments from July Archie comics, letters from Lina Amodio (1st prize) and Norma Lundeen (2nd prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

A Guide to Good Horsemanship (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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A person who owns a riding habit usually has a riding habit!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Gags involving horseback riding.

Summer Snowballs (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Here's a delightful way to beat the heat in the summer time!
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty presents a recipe.

Lame Aim (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Missed! Yuk! Yuk! Missed again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie and Reggie try to hit a can with a rock.

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

Reggie Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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(Grunt) I can't get into my shoes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie has the gang over to hear about Reggie.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Reggie, do you dig talkative chicks--- or the other kind?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Mellow Fellow
    Veronica
  3. 2. Cake Mistake
    Miss Grundy
  4. 3. Speed Creed
    Archie
  5. 4. Breaking Bad Habits
    Archie
  6. 5. Veronica's Putdowns For Party Bores
    Veronica
  7. 6. Archie & the Gang Rap About Air Pollution
    Archie & the Gang
  8. 7. Bath Wrath
    Archie
  9. 8. Pin Bin
    Veronica
  10. 9. Sitter Titter
    Betty and Veronica
  11. 10. Move Groove
    Mister Lodge
  12. 11. Seat Treat
    Big Ethel
  13. 12. Wallpaper Quiz
    Betty and Veronica
  14. 13. Dear Diary
    Betty
  15. 14. Read Between the Lines
    Big Ethel
  16. 15. Clean Scene
    Archie
  17. 16. Tongue Twisters
    Big Moose
  18. 17. Cooking Tips For Girls Who Can't Cook!
    Big Ethel
  19. 18. Book Look!
    Li'l Jinx
  20. 19. ["$100.00 in cash prizes will be divided among the first 20 winners drawn in my new Archie montage contest!"]
    Archie Club News
  21. 20. A Guide to Good Horsemanship
    Betty & Veronica
  22. 21. Summer Snowballs
    Betty
  23. 22. Lame Aim
    Archie
  24. 23. ["(Grunt) I can't get into my shoes!"]
    Reggie Pinup
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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