(October 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
Arch, do you think we'll find any pearls?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

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

Seat Treat (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wheee!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While water-skiing, Betty's ski breaks.
Keywords
swimsuits

Nutty Note (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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D-uh, how does it look, Arch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose is painting his boat, but Archie thinks it needs another coat.

Rap Flap (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Come on, Betty! I can't stand to hear Laura gossip!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Laura
Synopsis
Veronica can't stand to hear Laura gossip.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Shopper Bopper (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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It's easy for you to shop, Veronica!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty thinks shopping is easy for Veronica because she charges everything to her father's account.
Keywords
swimsuits

Clean Scene (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Young lady, could I interest your mother in a house cleaner?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
A salesman wants to offer Mrs. Cooper a house cleaner.

Swank Frank (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I want mustard on one end of the dog...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie orders a hot dog with mustard on one end and relish on the other.

Up, Up, and Away (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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Doiley, we're not interested in signing your group! Your demo record is terrible!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Diltons [Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason]
Synopsis
A record company rejects the Diltons.

Wheel Zeal (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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My Archie is going in for drag racing in a big way!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is really into drag racing.

The Dingo Kid Trips a Thief (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Dingo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Childhood Snaps from Dilton's Album (Table of Contents: 11)

Dilton / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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I sat in my baby high chair long after I learned to eat at the table...
Genre
humor
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Little Dilton Doiley; Little Jughead Jones; Little Moose Mason; Little Archie Andrews; Little Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Excerpts from the young life of Dilton and friends.

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Topper Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Topper Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Champ Scamp (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Has dingaling here broken anymore vases?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wants Veronica to name one good thing about Archie.
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Knob Job (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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You can spot a real surfer by the knobs below his kness!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Real surfers have knobs on their knees, but amateurs have knobs elsewhere.

Proud Crowd (Table of Contents: 16)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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My great-great grandfather went down with his ship!
Genre
humor
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Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's uncle Louie went down with his ship 100 times.
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Glee Spree (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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I can't race tomorrow! My radiator is shot!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie can't race his car because the radiator is shot.
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Pop Shop (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Same joke, but different artwork as Ample Sample from Archie's Joke Book Magazine #158.

Chicken Licken (Table of Contents: 19)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Oh, look, Juggie! They're dancing the Funky Chicken!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel wants to dance the Funky Chicken with Jughead.

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I love dogs very much.
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hot Dog

Indexer Notes

Letters from Donna Paluta, Sharlene Barton, and Kathe Sandstrom.

Go on a Word Safari with Archie! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Archie takes you on a big and little game hunt!
Characters
Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Find the names of animals hidden in the sentences.

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

Crafty Craft (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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So you think your sea house is a better deal than my land house!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Alfred; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge thinks his sea house is better than Alfred's land house.

Slap Flap (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What was that for?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica is angry because she dreamed Archie was kissing Betty.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Tent Lament (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Camp dinner bell
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hot Dog; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Hot Dog figures out how to wake up Jughead.

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Mirobar Sales Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Spellbound! (Table of Contents: 28)

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
Okay! Charley Hawse! I've got one for you!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx asks Charley to spell "new".

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Mirobar / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Honor House Product Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Rash Bash (Table of Contents: 32)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I put this puzzle together in only ten minutes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica has finished a jigsaw puzzle and wonders if anyone else has a puzzle.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Fashion With a Passion (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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I dig the chunky heel!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Ethel Muggs

Indexer Notes

Six two-panel comics about fashion.

Champ Vamp (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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Archie, can I stand you up on your feet?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel stands up Archie and Reggie.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Seat Treat (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
As they pass by the ticket taker the gang indicates someone else will take care of it.
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Indexer Notes

Pantomime strip.

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Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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Mattel Sizzlers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Arch, do you think we'll find any pearls?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Earn prizes without risk!"]
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
  3. 2. Seat Treat
    Betty
  4. 3. Nutty Note
    Big Moose
  5. 4. Rap Flap
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Shopper Bopper
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Clean Scene
    Betty
  8. 7. Swank Frank
    Archie
  9. 8. Up, Up, and Away
    Dilton Doiley
  10. 9. Wheel Zeal
    Archie
  11. 10. The Dingo Kid Trips a Thief
    Dingo
  12. 11. Childhood Snaps from Dilton's Album
    Dilton
  13. 12. ["Now - thrills, glamour and excitement with your own Dawn Beauty Pageant!"]
    Topper Toys
  14. 13. ["Dawn dance party"]
    Topper Toys
  15. 14. Champ Scamp
    Veronica
  16. 15. Knob Job
    Betty and Veronica
  17. 16. Proud Crowd
    Mr. Lodge
  18. 17. Glee Spree
    Big Moose
  19. 18. Pop Shop
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Chicken Licken
    Jughead
  21. 20. ["I love dogs very much."]
    Archie Club News
  22. 21. Go on a Word Safari with Archie!
    Archie
  23. 22. ["Here's a bag that is up for grabs! It's my very own giant grab bag!"]
  24. 23. Crafty Craft
    Mr. Lodge
  25. 24. Slap Flap
    Archie
  26. 25. Tent Lament
    Hot Dog and Jughead
  27. 26. ["Savage! ...American made Carlisle the bike tire with guts!"]
  28. 27. ["The Venus Fly Trap"]
    Mirobar Sales Corp.
  29. 28. Spellbound!
    Li'l Jinx
  30. 29. ["New from Clark Bars All Pro sport shirt your name on the shirt just like the pros"]
  31. 30. ["People patches"]
    Mirobar
  32. 31. ["Monster size monsters"]
    Honor House Product Corp.
  33. 32. Rash Bash
    Veronica
  34. 33. Fashion With a Passion
    Archie and the Gang
  35. 34. Champ Vamp
    Big Ethel
  36. 35. Seat Treat
    Archie
  37. 36. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co.
  38. 37. ["Where do you go from here?"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  39. 38. ["Fat track"]
    Mattel Sizzlers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • 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