(June 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
?
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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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have a mint, Mr. Lodge?
Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for the cover of Laugh Comics Digest #55

Tall Fall (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead takes Archie to Wishing Lake.

Tune Buffoon (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Archie has a tune in his head, but he doesn't know how to put it on paper. Fortunately Moose knows how to write music.

Trick Kick (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie is balancing a chair on one finger.

Cruel Rule (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie disappoints a couple of kids concerning their future.
Reprints

Nervous Service (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Inks
Dan DeCarlo Jr. ?
Colors
Nancy Dakesian
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is nervous before a boxing match.
Reprints

Chap Flap (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are attracted to an ice cream salesman.

Clock Yock (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty puts Archie's face on a clock.

Open the Door, Dilton (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
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?
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?
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One more coat of paint!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Dilton enters a palm room, coat room, and springtime room.

Job Jab (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie wants a job at Mr. Lodge's company.

Loony Loan (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
A friend asks Archie for a loan so he can go on a date.

Special Delivery (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Moose; Midge
Synopsis
Moose catches the mailman for Midge.

Chess Mess (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie defends his title against Jughead.
Keywords
chess

Guinea Pig Gig (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Reggie asks Archie for advice on how to get out of school.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie proves: what you see isn't always what you get!
Characters
Archie Andrews

Law Score (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Ethel believes Veronica is upsetting the balance of nature.

Work Quirk (Table of Contents: 16)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
The only problem with having a date to do homework with Dilton is that you end up doing homework with Dilton.

Drag Gag (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Big Moose; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose gets a big light for his bicycle.

Type Gripe (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't think her cousin is Betty's type.

Act Tact (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica needs a fat man and a thin man for the school play. Mr. Weatherbee offers to be the thin man.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie's Joke of the Month Club / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In these uncertain times...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

12 gags, one for each month.

You Are My Sun Sign! My Only Sun Sign! (Table of Contents: 21)

Hot Dog's World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hot Dog; Leroy
Synopsis
Hot Dog receives his horoscope.
Keywords
horoscope

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty's Dear Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks for starting my car, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews

Brain Refrain! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Moose; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose tries out a children's book.

Quack Pack (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel; Gladys; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica think Ethel is a snoop but ask her to share whatever she learns.

Play Ploy (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty's father stands guard over the picture window while boys play baseball.
Keywords
baseball

That Makes Two! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx tries to help Greg with his absent-mindedness.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Jog Jag (Table of Contents: 28)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie bets Jughead can't jog to Smithtown.

Tight Plight (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie claims he couldn't fit his wallet into his tight jeans.

Sly Buy (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie goes shopping on behalf of his mother.

Bread Dread (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica has an idea for how Archie's money can go further.

Pain Refrain (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is certain words can hurt people.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 33)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Reggie tries to prank Jughead.

Aware Pair (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie collides with a woman while playing football.
Keywords
football
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Have a mint, Mr. Lodge?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Tall Fall
    Archie
  3. 2. Tune Buffoon
    Archie
  4. 3. Trick Kick
    Mister Weatherbee
  5. 4. Cruel Rule
    Archie
  6. 5. Nervous Service
    Archie
  7. 6. Chap Flap
    Betty and Veronica
  8. 7. Clock Yock
    Betty
  9. 8. Open the Door, Dilton
    Dilton Doiley
  10. 9. Job Jab
    Archie
  11. 10. Loony Loan
    Archie
  12. 11. Special Delivery
    Big Moose
  13. 12. Chess Mess
    Archie
  14. 13. Guinea Pig Gig
    Archie
  15. 14. ["Archie proves: what you see isn't always what you get!"]
    Archie
  16. 15. Law Score
    Big Ethel
  17. 16. Work Quirk
    Dilton Doiley
  18. 17. Drag Gag
    Big Moose
  19. 18. Type Gripe
    Betty and Veronica
  20. 19. Act Tact
    Mr. Weatherbee
  21. 20. ["In these uncertain times..."]
    Archie's Joke of the Month Club
  22. 21. You Are My Sun Sign! My Only Sun Sign!
    Hot Dog's World
  23. 22. ["Thanks for starting my car, Betty!"]
    Betty's Dear Diary
  24. 23. Brain Refrain!
    Big Moose
  25. 24. Quack Pack
    Big Ethel
  26. 25. Play Ploy
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. That Makes Two!
    Li'l Jinx
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  29. 28. Jog Jag
    Jughead
  30. 29. Tight Plight
    Archie
  31. 30. Sly Buy
    Archie
  32. 31. Bread Dread
    Archie
  33. 32. Pain Refrain
    Archie
  34. 33. Gag Bag
    Reggie
  35. 34. Aware Pair
    Archie
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