(June 1972)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.20 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
How did you find the questions, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Coopers
Keywords
class

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prize Problem (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Man! Every week I get into a financial pickle!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie asks Jughead how not to get into a financial pickle every week.

Bright Sprite (Table of Contents: 3)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Daddy, can the Archies rehearse here today?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]; Smithers
Synopsis
Veronica tricks Mr. Lodge into letting the Archies practice at the mansion.

Wise Guise (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Big Moose, do you think the senate foreign relations commitee will acquiece to the president's wishes?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Dilton asks Moose some intellectual questions.

Indexer Notes

Committee and acquiesce are misspelled in the first line.

Pass Gas (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Pssst! Archie, pass this note to Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to pass a blank note to Betty.

Reaction Faction (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Veronica, your hot pants are too short!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy thinks Veronica's hot pants are too short.

Slip Quip (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, I asked you to buy a pound of bacon, but you bought a pound of flour!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie was asked to buy a pound of bacon, but he bought a pound a flour instead.

Loan Groan (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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But, Jughead, you're borrowing my last dollar!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead borrows Archie's last dollar.

Play Dismay (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, I lost my lucky medallion!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Veronica has lost her lucky medallion at the school dance.

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Welch's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Columbia Record Club / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Brain Campaign (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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My dad and I are going to discuss a possible allowance increase! --- Watch me use reverse psychology on him!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries using reverse psychology on his dad to get an allowance increase.

You Know You're Lucky When... (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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You look for a nickel you lost behind the couch---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Six two-panel gags about good luck.

Win Din (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Congratulations, Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie was responsible for the baseball team's win.

Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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But, ma, I can't take over the sun's job!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie doesn't want to shovel the snow because it's the sun's job to melt the snow.

Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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How come the girls in your crowd aren't gossiping about one another today?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie wonders why none of the girls in Veronica's crowd aren't gossiping about each other today.

Tape Jape (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Veronica, why do you put colored tape on all your gym equipment?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel wonders why Veronica puts colored tape on her gym equipment.

Mineral and Treasure Word Hunt (Table of Contents: 19)

Dilton Doiley / activity / 1 page (report information)

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See if you can find the names of various minerals and treasures hidden in the sentences below!
Characters
Dilton Doiley

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

Loan Groan (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Reggie, lend me a quarter!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie lends Archie his last quarter.

Sing Thing (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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I hear you Archies are auditioning for a singer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; The Archies [Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones]
Synopsis
Ethel tries out as a singer for the Archies.

Order Ardor (Table of Contents: 23)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hmm -- I'll have the children's lunch! It's only a dollar!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Jughead tries to order off of the kiddie menu in a restaurant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Betty and Veronica Comics Digest Magazine #60.

Spray Away (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Which perfume do you want?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty sprays Archie to see which perfume to buy.

The Smarty Line! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Hello --- who is this?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Russ; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx calls Greg, but doesn't recognize his voice.

[Honor House Prod. Corp.] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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I would like to tell you about a very beautiful city which I hope to visit sometime in the future - London, England.
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jennifer Kostura, Laurene Bradley, Willie Losinger, Janet Podolski, and Nancy Ballou.

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

Deep Sleep (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Betty, how about giving me a hand with the cleaning?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mrs. Cooper; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is too tired to get up and help her mother clean.

Inflation Revelation (Table of Contents: 30)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Don't you know the value of money, Veronica?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wonders if Veronica knows the value of money.

Shrewd Dude (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Why did you give Miss Grundy the huge bouquet?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie gave Miss Grundy a huge bouquet of flowers.

Sneer Cheer (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Oops!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge insults Archie, but Archie thinks Mr. Lodge is starting to dig him.

Rock Yock (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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Look at dad go!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is dancing to rock music.

Lab Gab (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Mr. Flutesnoot will hit the ceiling when he hears we accidentally blew up his chem lab!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Archie is worried about what Professor Flutesnoot will say when he finds out Archie and Jughead blew up the chem lab.

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

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---er, separate checks, please!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge

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Strat-O-Matic / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["How did you find the questions, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["The new three-wheel Rrrumblers are here!"]
  3. 2. Prize Problem
    Archie
  4. 3. Bright Sprite
    Veronica
  5. 4. Wise Guise
    Big Moose
  6. 5. Pass Gas
    Veronica
  7. 6. Reaction Faction
    Veronica
  8. 7. Slip Quip
    Archie
  9. 8. Loan Groan
    Archie
  10. 9. Play Dismay
    Archie
  11. 10. ["The Archies meet the Archies on Welch's jams and jelly glasses."]
    Welch's
  12. 11. ["Any 14 of these hit records for only $2.86"]
    Columbia Record Club
  13. 12. ["Hey, kids! Now you can make your choice between two great new Archie grab bags!"]
  14. 13. Brain Campaign
    Archie
  15. 14. You Know You're Lucky When...
    Archie and the Gang
  16. 15. Win Din
    Archie
  17. 16. Job Jibe
    Archie
  18. 17. Talk Balk
    Veronica
  19. 18. Tape Jape
    Big Ethel
  20. 19. Mineral and Treasure Word Hunt
    Dilton Doiley
  21. 20. ["Love is the answer"]
  22. 21. Loan Groan
    Archie
  23. 22. Sing Thing
    Big Ethel
  24. 23. Order Ardor
    Jughead
  25. 24. Spray Away
    Betty
  26. 25. The Smarty Line!
    Li'l Jinx
  27. 26. [Honor House Prod. Corp.]
  28. 27. ["I would like to tell you about a very beautiful city which I hope to visit sometime in the future - London, England."]
    Archie Club News
  29. 28. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co.
  30. 29. Deep Sleep
    Betty
  31. 30. Inflation Revelation
    Veronica
  32. 31. Shrewd Dude
    Archie
  33. 32. Sneer Cheer
    Archie
  34. 33. Rock Yock
    Mr. Lodge
  35. 34. Lab Gab
    Jughead
  36. 35. ["---er, separate checks, please!"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  37. 36. ["You can manage in the Majors with Strat-O-Matic Baseball."]
    Strat-O-Matic
  38. 37. ["Puzzle: Find Al"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  39. 38. ["Dig these!"]
    Snap Tite
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Max Capp
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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