(April 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 [circular]
Editing
John L. Goldwater; Richard H. Goldwater (managing editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (some Squarebound?)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Editing credits from this issue's statement of ownership.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, how good are you at tobogganing?
Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews

Lift Drift (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead offers Archie and Reggie a lift to school on his snowmobile jalopy.
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Ski Scare (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is lost in the fog at the ski lodge.

Pause Cause (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are kissing when Jughead interrupts them because Archie's snowmobile is on fire.

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grrrr!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Moose; Midge; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Three gags featuring Moose.

Wear Flair (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica lets Betty borrow her ski outfit but Betty mistakes Veronica's long underwear for the clothing.
Keywords
skiing

Hit Bit! (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Big Ethel; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Reggie hits Ethel with a snowball she thinks it means he likes her.

Jump for Joy (Table of Contents: 7)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead hears about snowfall, but it happened in Butte, Montana.

Trap Flap (Table of Contents: 8)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel invites Jughead into her home during a snowfall.

Star Struck (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Ethel tells Veronica her horoscope says she shouldn't make new acquaintances, so asks Veronica to introduce her to her date.
Keywords
horoscope; ice skating

Vacation Elation (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee treats Archie's absence as a vacation.

Four Score (Table of Contents: 11)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie shows off on his skis until he hits a tree.
Keywords
skiing

Think or Swim (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
Li'l Jinx; Russ
Synopsis
Jinx isn't afraid of man-eating sharks; she's a girl.

Shopper Comes a Cropper (Table of Contents: 13)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica claims her new clothes are a form of home improvement.

Loony Lament (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie's Mom and Dad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mary thinks she'll miss Archie when he goes to college; Fred is certain he won't miss Archie's guitar.

Heavy Scene (Table of Contents: 15)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Jughead differ on their opinions of the snowfall.
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Play Ploy (Table of Contents: 16)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel wants to play Post Office.
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Early Bird (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie plans to be careful on the ski slopes, but slips on ice while stepping out of the bus.
Keywords
skiing

Snow Snafu (Table of Contents: 18)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead thinks the town buying a snowplow for the school bus is a waste of taxpayer's money.

Whistle Fizzle (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to pick up girls by whistling but only attracts a dog.

Indexer Notes

No dialogue, only sound effects.

Lift Loft (Table of Contents: 20)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jeeves
Synopsis
Veronica rejects using machines to get to the top of the ski slopes; instead, she makes men carry her.
Keywords
helicopter; skiing; snowmobile

Bird Word (Table of Contents: 21)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead confuses the words 'swan' and 'duck'.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie Club News / letters page / 1.67 pages (report information)

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[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 23)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

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Tough Enuff (Table of Contents: 24)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
When a female skier rejects Reggie's advances he places a 'caution' sign around her neck.
Keywords
skiing

Chat Spat (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica clarify that they're not arguing, they're having a meaningful dialogue.

Share Flair (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Noting her father thinks she's worth 'millions' to him, Veronica asks to borrow against her millions.

Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 27)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead rejects an offer to shovel a sidewalk for a dime; it would put him in a higher tax bracket.

Ski Scar (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead claims his scar is an old ski injury - a ski hit him.
Keywords
ice skating

Worry Flurry (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Moose mistakenly thinks Archie is in the hospital.
Reprints
Keywords
skiing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just want to wish everybody a Happy New Year!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Big Moose; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
At a New Year's party, Betty asks Archie to kiss her.
Keywords
New Year's
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, how good are you at tobogganing?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Lift Drift
    Archie
  3. 2. Ski Scare
    Archie
  4. 3. Pause Cause
    Archie
  5. 4. The Moose Is Loose
    Big Moose
  6. 5. Wear Flair
    Betty
  7. 6. Hit Bit!
    Reggie
  8. 7. Jump for Joy
    Jughead
  9. 8. Trap Flap
    Jughead
  10. 9. Star Struck
    Big Ethel
  11. 10. Vacation Elation
    Mr. Weatherbee
  12. 11. Four Score
    Reggie
  13. 12. Think or Swim
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Shopper Comes a Cropper
    Veronica
  15. 14. Loony Lament
    Archie's Mom and Dad
  16. 15. Heavy Scene
    Jughead
  17. 16. Play Ploy
    Jughead
  18. 17. Early Bird
    Archie
  19. 18. Snow Snafu
    Jughead
  20. 19. Whistle Fizzle
    Archie
  21. 20. Lift Loft
    Veronica
  22. 21. Bird Word
    Jughead
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  24. 23. [Statement of Ownership]
  25. 24. Tough Enuff
    Reggie
  26. 25. Chat Spat
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. Share Flair
    Veronica
  28. 27. Job Jibe
    Jughead
  29. 28. Ski Scar
    Jughead
  30. 29. Worry Flurry
    Big Moose
  31. 30. ["I just want to wish everybody a Happy New Year!"]
    Betty Pin Up
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