(May 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
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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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The Bee won't be bugging me for awhile! He's got laryngitis!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee

[Prizes or Cash] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flip Tip (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Gang, I've asked an Olympic coach to give you some tips before tomorrow's meet!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach Kleats has asked an Olympics skiing coach to give the boys some tips before tomorrow's meet.
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Late Fate (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Wow! This game of Monopoly has lasted a long time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang is playing Monopoly at the Lodges, when Mr. Lodge decides midnight is the time to go home.
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Team Theme (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Here comes our new hockey coach!
Genre
humor; teen
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Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The new hockey coach arrives to see his team.

Deal Zeal (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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D-uh! This shovel you sold me has nothing to shovel with!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose accuses Jughead of selling him a defective snow shovel.
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Cup Caper (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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Eecch! The hot chocolate here is terrible!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is unhappy with his hot chocolate.
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Style Wile (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Those hot pants are positively shocking!
Genre
humor
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Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is shocked at Veronica's hot pants.

Beauty Batty (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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The resort is going to have a beauty contest!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Ethel asks Veronica for some tips on the resort beauty contest.

Sky High (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Man! I wish I was up there!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Looking at a guy doing a ski jump, Archie wishes he was up there.

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[Sea-Monkeys] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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Archie Says: You Know It's Not Your Day When (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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...your snowmobile breaks down in the wilderness and the only thing you hear on the radio is a blizzard warning!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Ten one-panel gags of bad things.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Thief Grief (Table of Contents: 14)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Last year at this resort someone stole my skis!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty has something stolen from her every time she visits this ski resort.
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Keywords
skiing

Bone Zone (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dig the different symbols the coach put on our warm-up jackets!
Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach has different symbols sewn on everybody's letter jacket.
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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Hill Spill (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Young lady, that's quite a nasty tumble you took!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jill; Archie Andrews; Jack
Synopsis
Archie saw Jack and Jill fall down a hill.
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Tall Tale (Table of Contents: 18)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Man, I'd like to recruit him as a center for our basketball team!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Coach wonders who carved so high on the tree.
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Brassy Lassy (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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My poor girl caught a common cold!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty disagrees with her mom about having caught a common cold.

Dozen Tizzy (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Betty! It's love at first sight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
At a resort Ethel discovers love at first sight.

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advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Pass Sass (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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D-uh! I'm sorry, fellas!
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose is the hall monitor and can't let Archie and Jughead use the school elevator without a pass.

Fun Fan (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Downhill skiing is the most fun form of skiing!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty argues that cross country skiing is better than downhill skiing or ski jumping.
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Pages From Betty's Diary! (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Close the door, Betty! You're letting light into my darkroom!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty's interpretations of what Archie says.
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Message Miss (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Big Ethel, is Veronica around?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty asks Ethel if Veronica is around.

Party Smarty (Table of Contents: 26)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I'm going to a party, gang!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica is going to a party with the handsomest dude in town.

Hard to Swallow! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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The doctor just left and said you're a sick little girl!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Halliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx doesn't want to take her medicine.

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

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Last summer my family and I went to Puerto Rico for a few weeks.
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy

Indexer Notes

Letters from Lila Blank, Lisa Winford, Darlene Taylor, and Laurie Hodd.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ice Advice (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Look! There's a big sign way out on the lake!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie finds out what the sign in the middle of the frozen lake says.
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Door Score (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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You boys have the wrong idea about our Women's Lib Club!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica invite the boys to their Women's Lib Club.

Freeze Tease (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Brrr! It's freezing today!
Genre
humor; teen
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Forsythe Jones; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead's grandfather tells him of a time it was so cold their words froze in the air.
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Some Chum (Table of Contents: 35)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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My friend Geri is here by herself!
Genre
humor; teen
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Geri; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tells Geri about Archie.

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

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Hey, Betty!?! Your snowman is great!! It looks just like Archie!!
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead compliments Betty on her snow sculpture.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Bee won't be bugging me for awhile! He's got laryngitis!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Prizes or Cash]
    Olympic Sales Club
  3. 2. Flip Tip
    Archie
  4. 3. Late Fate
    Mister Lodge
  5. 4. Team Theme
    Mister Weatherbee
  6. 5. Deal Zeal
    Big Moose
  7. 6. Cup Caper
    Mr. Lodge
  8. 7. Style Wile
    Mr. Lodge
  9. 8. Beauty Batty
    Big Ethel
  10. 9. Sky High
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Free! 40 Red China stamps"]
  12. 11. [Sea-Monkeys]
  13. 12. Archie Says: You Know It's Not Your Day When
    Archie
  14. 13. ["Honor House Prod. Corp."]
  15. 14. Thief Grief
    Betty
  16. 15. Bone Zone
    Archie
  17. 16. ["Bullseye!"]
  18. 17. Hill Spill
    Archie
  19. 18. Tall Tale
    Coach Kleats
  20. 19. Brassy Lassy
    Betty
  21. 20. Dozen Tizzy
    Big Ethel
  22. 21. ["Any 15 records for only $1.97 or any 11 tapes for only $1.97"]
  23. 22. Pass Sass
    Big Moose
  24. 23. Fun Fan
    Betty
  25. 24. Pages From Betty's Diary!
    Betty
  26. 25. Message Miss
    Big Ethel
  27. 26. Party Smarty
    Reggie
  28. 27. Hard to Swallow!
    Li'l Jinx
  29. 28. ["These 3 big drafting kits given to you!"]
  30. 29. ["Monster size monsters"]
  31. 30. ["Last summer my family and I went to Puerto Rico for a few weeks."]
    Archie Club News
  32. 31. ["Rinses away blackheads helps dry up acne pimples"]
  33. 32. Ice Advice
    Archie
  34. 33. Door Score
    Betty and Veronica
  35. 34. Freeze Tease
    Jughead
  36. 35. Some Chum
    Reggie
  37. 36. ["Hey, Betty!?! Your snowman is great!! It looks just like Archie!!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  38. 37. ["14 ways to help you earn more money"]
    International Correspondence Schools
  39. 38. ["J.S.C.A.'s beautiful greeting cards give you more sell power."]
  40. 39. ["Make money get prizes with fast selling American seeds"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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