(March 1974)

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

Issue Notes

Indicia title is Archie's Jokebook Magazine (no space between the words joke & book).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks for the rides in your snowmobile jalopy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones

Wrist Twist (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Geri
Synopsis
At Veronica's ski masquerade party, Betty attaches herself to Archie.

Fire Ire (Table of Contents: 2)

Pop Tate / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Pop Tate is going to give Jughead a raise, then he's going to fire him.
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Speed Breed (Table of Contents: 3)

Leroy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Leroy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
You gotta be quick when playing hide-n-seek with Moose.
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Mouldy Oldie (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica wonder how old Miss Grundy is.
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News Cruise (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel doesn't need to watch the local news.
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Fall Guy! (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Forsythe P. Jones II; Gladys Jones
Synopsis
Jughead catapults Archie into the football stadium as Jughead's dad watches on television.
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Shoes Ruse (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee tells Moose not to put his feet on the desk.
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Lib Rib (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica have a flat tire.

Indexer Notes

There are two stories in this issue with this title.

Girl Whirl (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Riverdale's basketball opponents have a girl player.
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Keywords
basketball

Pop Tate's Favorite Flavor Word Puzzle (Table of Contents: 10)

Pop Tate / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Pop Tate
Synopsis
A word search puzzle with an ice cream flavor theme.
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Indexer Notes

Puzzle page.

Date Strait (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Ethel discusses her views on dating.

Cool Rule (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Freddy
Synopsis
Freddy discusses his views on dating.

Whiz Fizz (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie has a higher opinion of his math skills than Miss Grundy does.
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Table Able (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
A reporter interviews Coach about the football team.
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Boy Joy (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
The Coopers have new neighbors.
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Load Episode (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Ethel has found a way to get Jughead to carry her books.
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That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Greg
Synopsis
Jinx thinks Greg likes the cookies she baked.
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Flub Bub (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Coach Kleats; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Coach Kleats asks Miss Grundy to help Moose pass her class.

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Midge asks Moose to mail some letters.

Lib Rib (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Big Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
The girls hold a women's lib demonstration.

Indexer Notes

There are two stories in this issue with this title.

Sale Tale (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie's homemade snowmobile is being auctioned off.

Copy Caper (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Helen; Arthur
Synopsis
Ethel takes Helen's new boyfriend to the copy center.
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Joke of the Month (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
A gag for each month of the year.

Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie forgets Mr. Lodge's golf clubs.
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Spat Chat (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee's watch takes precedence over Archie's watch.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Synopsis
The list of winners of the Archie montage contest, letters from Kira Fokeeff (1st prize) and Maura Lee Rafferty (2nd prize), plus instructions on joining the Archie Club.

Bump Trump (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie is renting a horse by the hour.
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Tease Displease (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
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Big Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Ethel is jealous when Jughead teases the new girl in school.

A Sniff in Time (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty tells Veronica about a new perfume.
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Tum Hum (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At camp, Archie gets hungry early.
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Phone Fun (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie tells Archie that there's a call for him.
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Archie Pin Up (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks, "Archie, give me a definition of a miracle!" Archie responds, "If I passed my English test, that's it!"
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Thanks for the rides in your snowmobile jalopy!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Wrist Twist
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Fire Ire
    Pop Tate
  4. 3. Speed Breed
    Leroy
  5. 4. Mouldy Oldie
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. News Cruise
    Big Ethel
  7. 6. Fall Guy!
    Archie
  8. 7. Shoes Ruse
    Big Moose
  9. 8. Lib Rib
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Girl Whirl
    Coach Kleats
  11. 10. Pop Tate's Favorite Flavor Word Puzzle
    Pop Tate
  12. 11. Date Strait
    Big Ethel
  13. 12. Cool Rule
    Archie
  14. 13. Whiz Fizz
    Miss Grundy
  15. 14. Table Able
    Coach Kleats
  16. 15. Boy Joy
    Betty
  17. 16. Load Episode
    Big Ethel
  18. 17. That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles
    Li'l Jinx
  19. 18. Flub Bub
    Big Moose
  20. 19. The Moose Is Loose
    Big Moose
  21. 20. Lib Rib
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Sale Tale
    Archie
  23. 22. Copy Caper
    Big Ethel
  24. 23. Joke of the Month
    Archie
  25. 24. Golf Gaff
    Archie
  26. 25. Spat Chat
    Archie
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  28. 27. Bump Trump
    Archie
  29. 28. Tease Displease
    Big Ethel
  30. 29. A Sniff in Time
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Tum Hum
    Archie
  32. 31. Phone Fun
    Archie
  33. 32. Archie Pin Up
    Archie
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