(July 1974)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.25 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 [vertical]
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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I say allowances are bad for teen-agers!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
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Gear Jeer (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dig! I have a Hank Aaron-type hat!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is wearing uniform cap, glove, and shoes like baseball superstars.

Tale of Wail (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Poor, Moose, he failed almost every subject!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie cheers up Moose after he fails almost every subject.

Rare Scare (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Young lady, clean up your room!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica scares Mr. Lodge when she says that one day she'll marry Archie.

Hip Quip (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Hey, Detroit is recalling all cars with defects!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tells Reggie that Detroit is recalling all cars with defects.

Scoring Warning (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, you better not leave your jalopy parked in front!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge warns Archie not to park his jalopy in front of the mansion today.

Kiss Bliss (Table of Contents: 7)

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Archie, let me give you a good-bye kiss!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica gives Archie a good-bye kiss at the airport.

Pursuit Dispute (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, you can't leave your job to chase those girls!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is leaving his job at the Choklit Shop to pursue girls.

Parlor Tricks (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Big Ethel, I have a blind date here for you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty has a blind date for Ethel, but he's short.

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Inflation Situation (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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A penny for your thoughts, Li'l Jinx!
Genre
humor; children
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Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
With inflation thoughts are worth more than a penny.

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Flip Tip (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Ronnie, I'm playing mixed-doubles with Archie as my partner!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica gives Betty some tips on playing mixed-doubles tennis with Archie as her partner.

Menu Wish Upon a Star (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ronnie, I really think I'm going places in your father's firm!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is going places working in Mr. Lodge's company.

Looks at Books (Table of Contents: 16)

Dilton / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Singing Weather Reports by Sonny and Warmer
Genre
humor
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Dilton Doily; Sonny; Warmer; Upson Downes; Lois Carmen Denominator; Pat Pending

Indexer Notes

Seven books and the punny names of their authors.

Gas Morass (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dad, can I borrow your car?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie wants to borrow his dad's car, but Fred needs it for an important meeting.

Double Takes (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, the motor is too powerful for this boat!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel comics.

Pier Seer (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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There must be a lot of skin divers around!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Fishing on the pier Archie figures there are a lot of skin divers.

Fruit Hoot (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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I look upon our school as the tree of education!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee looks at the school as a tree with the students as the fruit.

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Dirt Alert (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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Our school paper needs a new writer for the gossip column!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are discussing who should be the school paper's new gossip columnist.

Betty and Veronica Maze (Table of Contents: 23)

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Betty and Veronica would love to find out what goes on in Archie's head - help find the path through the maze.
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Find your way through a maze shaped like Archie's head.

Triple Ripple (Table of Contents: 24)

The Archies / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Mrs. Lodge, we call ourselves the 3-M Group!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
The Archies [Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge]; Mrs. Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
The Archie are a 3-M group.

Guess Mess (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Moose, you got 30% on the true and false quiz!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose got 30% on a recent true or false test.

Court Retort (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Veronica, you always pick Reggie to be your partner!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie wonders why Veronica always picks Reggie to be her partner in tennis.

Adieu Clue (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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That rat Jughead is gone!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel knows Jughead has recently left.

Bait Fate (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Son, we've been fishing all day without a single bite!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and his dad have been fishing all day without a bite.

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Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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My father is in the Air Force and we travel a lot.
Characters
Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Letters from Michael Whitley, and Eric Bethea.

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[Sea-Monkeys] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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Tree Trauma (Table of Contents: 35)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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You two are always getting into trouble because of girls!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Dilton claims he doesn't get in trouble like Archie and Reggie because he studies trees.

In a Kind Bind (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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Poor Archie! I hate to send him to the showers!
Genre
humor
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Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The coach tries to find a kind way to send Archie to the showers.
Keywords
baseball

Dull Skull (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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D-uh! Archie! I like your shop!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose likes Archie's scale model of the Chocklit Shoppe, but won't lift it.

Queer Cheer (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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Class, I have some good news and some bad news for you!
Genre
humor
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Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Miss Grundy has good news and bad news about the class's homework assignment.

Woo Clue (Table of Contents: 39)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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What language is Archie taking this semester?
Genre
humor; teen
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Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton wonders what language Archie is taking this semester.

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

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A perfect strike --- too bad he never let go of the ball!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie makes a strike.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I say allowances are bad for teen-agers!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Coolidge's famous set of poker playing dogs"]
  3. 2. Gear Jeer
    Archie
  4. 3. Tale of Wail
    Big Moose
  5. 4. Rare Scare
    Veronica
  6. 5. Hip Quip
    Archie
  7. 6. Scoring Warning
    Archie
  8. 7. Kiss Bliss
    Archie
  9. 8. Pursuit Dispute
    Archie
  10. 9. Parlor Tricks
    Big Ethel
  11. 10. ["Go first class... go Columbia"]
  12. 11. Inflation Situation
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. ["Popsicle & Huck Finn two great American originals"]
  14. 13. ["Play 1974 big league baseball games"]
    Strat-O-Matic
  15. 14. Flip Tip
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Menu Wish Upon a Star
    Archie
  17. 16. Looks at Books
    Dilton
  18. 17. Gas Morass
    Archie
  19. 18. Double Takes
    Archie and the Gang
  20. 19. Pier Seer
    Archie
  21. 20. Fruit Hoot
    Mr. Weatherbee
  22. 21. ["Dear mom and dad... next time you are wondering what to get me for a present how about a Vista bicycle!"]
  23. 22. Dirt Alert
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. Betty and Veronica Maze
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Triple Ripple
    The Archies
  26. 25. Guess Mess
    Big Moose
  27. 26. Court Retort
    Archie
  28. 27. Adieu Clue
    Big Ethel
  29. 28. Bait Fate
    Archie
  30. 29. ["Karate"]
  31. 30. ["My father is in the Air Force and we travel a lot."]
    Archie Club News
  32. 31. ["Happiness is the happening in Archie's Jokes!"]
  33. 32. ["Hey, kids! Stay in the groove with Archie Series Comics!"]
  34. 33. [Sea-Monkeys]
  35. 34. [Personalized Metal Social Security Plates]
  36. 35. Tree Trauma
    Dilton
  37. 36. In a Kind Bind
    Coach Kleats
  38. 37. Dull Skull
    Big Moose
  39. 38. Queer Cheer
    Miss Grundy
  40. 39. Woo Clue
    Archie
  41. 40. ["A perfect strike --- too bad he never let go of the ball!"]
    Archie Pin Up
  42. 41. ["Mark this on your Archie calendar! It's fantastic!"]
  43. 42. ["Do you need extra money?"]
  44. 43. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
  45. 44. ["The Winner. Built by Converse. Just for Sears."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer