(July 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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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Etiquette says, the boy closest to the check, picks it up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate

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Hic Trick! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hic!!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie can't stop hiccupping.

Cheer Sphere (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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When I feel blue --- music cheers me up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Rthrl Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The girls talk about what cheers them up when they are blue.

Switch Hitch! (Table of Contents: 4)

Mr. Weatherbee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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With you in front of me, Moose, I can't see a thing!
Genre
humor
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Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose is blocking Mr. Weatherbee's view, so he asks Moose to move over.

Shake Flake (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'm making a special health drink!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica makes a special health drink for Archie.

Group Scoop (Table of Contents: 6)

Miss Grundy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Our class is involved with Indian lore projects!
Genre
humor
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Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Dilton Doily; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Grundy's class is making various projects based on Indian lore.

Girl Whirl (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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D-uh! Midge keeps saying I'm a numbskull!
Genre
humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Al; Sue
Synopsis
Moose wants to meet a girl he doesn't feel inferior to.

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

You Know You're Lucky When... (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Your canoe oar breaks---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Al; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Coach Kleats

Indexer Notes

Six two-panel cartoons about luck.

[Honor House Prod. Corp.] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Satisfaction Action (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Why are you throwing away Archie's picture?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews (picture); Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica never wants to have anything to do with Archie again, and then calls him.

Candle Power (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Jughead's Hamburger Candle
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily (candle); Mr. Weatherbee (candle); Betty Cooper (candle); Moose Mason (candle); Veronica Lodge (candle)

Indexer Notes

Six gags featuring novelty candles.

Oh Double Rats (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wouldn't you know it? Here I am again in the principal's office!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wonders why he's always in the principal's office.
Reprints

News Muse (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I think the country is finally licking the inflation problem!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie thinks the country has licked the inflation problem.

Juvenile Guile (Table of Contents: 15)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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My dentist couldn't find a single cavity!
Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Leroy
Synopsis
Leroy's dentist couldn't find a single cavity.

Joy Decoy (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Look, someone is moving in next to Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty's new neighbor has a lot of sports equipment and trophies.

Ear Sneer (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Daddy, should I let Betty pierce my ears?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica wants Betty to pierce her ears.

Itching to Please (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Hey, that's quite a dog you have there!
Genre
humor
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Hot Dog; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A man with a circus is interested in Hot Dog.

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

Milk Ilk (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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The boys who visit my daughter drink up a dozen quarts of milk each day!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
A friend of Mr. Lodge's complains about the amount of milk his daughter's boyfriends drink every day.

Swipe Gripe (Table of Contents: 21)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sniff! That new girl stole my Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is sad that a new girl has stolen Archie.

Lunch Hunch (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Ow! Groan! Moan!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Beazly
Synopsis
Archie has a choice of what he wants for lunch.

Alarm Qualm (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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One thing about Reggie -- he'll never suffer from an inferiority complex!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie thinks Reggie will never suffer from an inferiority complex, but Reggie disagrees.

Fame Aim! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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We're retiring the number Reggie has worn for the last three years!
Genre
humor
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Veronica Lodge; Coach Kleats; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The Coach retires the number Reggie has been wearing for the last three years.

Call Gall (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'll get it!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty answers the phone and talks for a while, but it's not for her.

Globe Probe! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Those lines going north and south are the longitude lines-
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse; Russ
Synopsis
Russ is pointing out the features of a globe.

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

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I've tried to describe 5 main characters from your series of comics by spelling their names out:
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ann Schmoll, Lisa Rinaldi, Tod Randolph, Becky Self, and Charlie Whitaker.

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Seagate Sales Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Surefire Remedy (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ronnie, since I'm short of bread, I thought you wouldn't mind staying home to watch T.V. this evening!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are going to watch TV, when Reggie calls.

Funky Proverbs (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie; Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Money isn't everything!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Proverbs with humorous twists.

Weather Tether (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I've hooked up this mike to the Bee's radio!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has hooked a microphone up to Mr. Weatherbee's radio and tries to con him into calling off school for the day.

Concern Yearn (Table of Contents: 34)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Parents give me a pain!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie finds parents are a pain, always wanting to know where he is and when he'll be back.

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Mr. Weatherbee / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Meat loaf, again! Don't I have any choice, Miss Beazley?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Beazley

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

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Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Cheerful House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Etiquette says, the boy closest to the check, picks it up!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Over one hundred free! gifts"]
  3. 2. Hic Trick!
    Archie
  4. 3. Cheer Sphere
    Big Ethel
  5. 4. Switch Hitch!
    Mr. Weatherbee
  6. 5. Shake Flake
    Archie
  7. 6. Group Scoop
    Miss Grundy
  8. 7. Girl Whirl
    Big Moose
  9. 8. ["Baseball fans are crazy about this true-to-life baseball game"]
    Strat-O-Matic
  10. 9. You Know You're Lucky When...
    Archie and the Gang
  11. 10. [Honor House Prod. Corp.]
  12. 11. Satisfaction Action
    Veronica
  13. 12. Candle Power
    Archie and the Gang
  14. 13. Oh Double Rats
    Archie
  15. 14. News Muse
    Archie
  16. 15. Juvenile Guile
    Leroy
  17. 16. Joy Decoy
    Betty and Veronica
  18. 17. Ear Sneer
    Betty and Veronica
  19. 18. Itching to Please
    Hot Dog's World
  20. 19. ["The brand new Archie Annual #25 is out-a-site!"]
  21. 20. Milk Ilk
    Mr. Lodge
  22. 21. Swipe Gripe
    Veronica
  23. 22. Lunch Hunch
    Archie
  24. 23. Alarm Qualm
    Archie
  25. 24. Fame Aim!
    Coach Kleats
  26. 25. Call Gall
    Betty
  27. 26. Globe Probe!
    Li'l Jinx
  28. 27. ["Join the crowd with these mod Popsicle values"]
  29. 28. ["Enter the wonderful world of amazing live sea-monkeys"]
  30. 29. ["I've tried to describe 5 main characters from your series of comics by spelling their names out:"]
    Archie Club News
  31. 30. ["Doctor develops home treatment that rinses away blackheads helps dry up acne pimples in 15 minutes or your money back!"]
    Seagate Sales Corp.
  32. 31. The Surefire Remedy
    Archie
  33. 32. Funky Proverbs
    Archie; Jughead
  34. 33. Weather Tether
    Archie
  35. 34. Concern Yearn
    Archie
  36. 35. ["Meat loaf, again! Don't I have any choice, Miss Beazley?"]
    Mr. Weatherbee
  37. 36. ["Now you can choose the career you've always wanted - even if you never went to college."]
    International Correspondence Schools
  38. 37. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Discount Sales
  39. 38. ["Do you need extra money?"]
    Cheerful House
This issue was most recently modified by:
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