(February 1973)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This special finish makes old junk look good!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Paint Restraint (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
In art class, Miss Grundy tries to get the students to paint more slowly.

Wise Surmise (Table of Contents: 2)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie settles an argument between Veronica and Archie.

Fall Guy (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Rose; Midge Klump; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
While ice skating, Midge gives Betty some advice.

Snooze Ruse (Table of Contents: 4)

Mister Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Mr. Weatherbee prepare themselves for a lecture Archie is about to give.

Feather Tether (Table of Contents: 5)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Coach gives out awards to the ice hockey team after a victory.
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Cake Flake (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie tries to keep Jughead from getting the last piece of cake.

Vase Daze (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica tries to cover for Archie.

Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents: 8)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Miss Hoskins; Cousin Leroy
Synopsis
Leroy gets in trouble at school.

Best Guest (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tells his parents that Jughead is coming for dinner.
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Clock Yock (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose has a new watch.
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Message Massage (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Spike; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie gets stuck taking messages between Moose and his rival Spike.

Chomp Champ (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Greg; Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Russ
Synopsis
Jinx beats Greg in a gum-chewing contest.

Him Hymn (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Gerald
Synopsis
The girls wonder what Ethel sees in Gerald.
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Keen Scene (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty changes her opinion of the snow.
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Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie and the Gang / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Three humorous "can you spot" pictures.

Snore Corps (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
At a ski cabin, Jughead's snoring keeps various people awake.
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Game Aim (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose has an idea to stop the opposing basketball team's big scorer.

Aisle Guile (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel spots Jughead in a crowded movie theater.

Foment Bent (Table of Contents: 19)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee misinterprets what he hears from the cooking class.

Rare Scare (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is nervous about appearing on television.

Cash Clash (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries to get an advance on his allowance.

In a Stew (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie unknowingly criticizes Veronica's cooking.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Synopsis
Letters from Michelle Kirksey (1st prize), Teresa Sparks (2nd prize), Jerry Largent (3rd prize), Bonite Life (4th prize), Diana Wyatt (5th prize), and George W. Sherrell IV (6th prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

Load Ode (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead only seems to be offering to do the girls a favor.

Flub Sub (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Betty hopes that Archie will get into the basketball game.
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Keywords
basketball

Fight Fright (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Helen
Synopsis
Helen tells Archie about her dream.
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Talk Tact (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica is not surprised to hear that Edith wants to have a talk with her.

True Clue (Table of Contents: 28)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's dad has a way of telling whether she's at home.

Box Knocks (Table of Contents: 29)

Mister Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee looks through the suggestions from the suggestion box.

Archie Pin Up (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The Archies are providing the music at a figure skating championship. Archie:"This is one time we don't want any of the girls to fall for the Archies!"
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This special finish makes old junk look good!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Paint Restraint
    Archie
  3. 2. Wise Surmise
    Reggie
  4. 3. Fall Guy
    Betty
  5. 4. Snooze Ruse
    Mister Weatherbee
  6. 5. Feather Tether
    Coach Kleats
  7. 6. Cake Flake
    Archie
  8. 7. Vase Daze
    Mister Lodge
  9. 8. Bubble Trouble
    Leroy
  10. 9. Best Guest
    Archie
  11. 10. Clock Yock
    Big Moose
  12. 11. Message Massage
    Archie
  13. 12. Chomp Champ
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Him Hymn
    Big Ethel
  15. 14. Keen Scene
    Betty
  16. 15. Puzzle Page
    Archie and the Gang
  17. 16. Snore Corps
    Jughead
  18. 17. Game Aim
    Big Moose
  19. 18. Aisle Guile
    Big Ethel
  20. 19. Foment Bent
    Miss Grundy
  21. 20. Rare Scare
    Archie
  22. 21. Cash Clash
    Archie
  23. 22. In a Stew
    Archie
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  25. 24. Load Ode
    Jughead
  26. 25. Flub Sub
    Archie
  27. 26. Fight Fright
    Archie
  28. 27. Talk Tact
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. True Clue
    Betty
  30. 29. Box Knocks
    Mister Weatherbee
  31. 30. Archie Pin Up
    Archie
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