(November 1974)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthy
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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What would shy Dilton say if I asked him for a date, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; (unidentified girl)
Synopsis
Archie is asked by a girl about asking Dilton out?
Keywords
beach; cook-out

Famous Name Prizes Or Cash (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bite Fight (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Either someone is always trying to take away one of my girlfriends---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Spear Fisher
Reprints
  • Archie goes fishing so he does not have to compete.

Rube Boob (Table of Contents: 3)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Moose, you've been riding that merry-go-round all day!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose has a reason to ride the marry-go-round.

Park Lark (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I got good news and bad news!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead has some news about a geyser.

News Ruse (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Jug and I are going to go steady!
Genre
humor; teen
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Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Ethel has big news.

Bite Plight (Table of Contents: 6)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Ronnie, your homemade pie looks incredable!
Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie pays a complement to Veronica.

Hearty Party (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Daddy, that was some party I gave for the gang, tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
After a party Veronica and her Dad hear noises.

Error Terror (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Darn I'm making one mistake after another!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's tennis game is off in every way.
Keywords
tennis

Decision Revision (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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---the new girl next door is very lonely---
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty prays for good things for a new neighbor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Kenner Snoopy Pencil Sharpener / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shazam! It's Socko Saturday on CBS (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

CBS / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pitch Hitch (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Big Ethel is the best pitcher the boy's team has had in years!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Coach Clayton has a reason to pull Ethel even though she is pitching a shut out.

Big Moose Believes (Table of Contents: 14)

Moose / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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A Moth Ball is a party for flying insects!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
A group of one panel gags on things Moose mistakenly believes.

Switch Pitch (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie get life advice from Jughead.

Repair Affair (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie and Jughead are trying to fix our broken power mower!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has good and bad news abotu the Lodge's mower.

Open The Door, Dilton (Table of Contents: 17)

Dilton Doiley / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Beach Bags
Genre
humor
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Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Three two-panel gags.

Rave Wave (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow! Dig Reggie surfing on those twenty foot waves!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Reggie wants to know of Archie is too chicken to surf the big waves.

Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle

Indexer Notes

Winners submissions from Eileen Katman and Heather Pearge.

Delightful Sightful (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Lifeguard, I want you to keep an eye on me for awhile!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Lifeguard
Synopsis
Big Ethel flirts with a lifeguard.
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Scrambles (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty and Veronica / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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Betty and Veronica went shopping today!
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Unscramble the given words to see what the girls bought while shopping.
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Boat Beat (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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A completly automated boat like this has a big advantage!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Sales Man
Synopsis
Archie finds out the advantage of modern boats.

Short Retort (Table of Contents: 23)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Why do you object to me seeing Midge?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Moose explains why Reggie is to short to date Midge.

Pile Smile (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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Cousin Veronica can I cover up Archie with sand?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; little girl (Veronica's cousin)
Synopsis
Veronica lets her cousin bury Archie.

Boy, oh Boys! (Table of Contents: 25)

Veronica Puzzle / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
See if you can find the names of the boys Veronica met on vacation.
Characters
Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Word search.

You Name It! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Joe Edwards
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I wrote this music all by myself, Greg!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx needs a name for her new tune and Greg thinks he as the perfect name.
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Super Tee Shirts (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Cayton House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Here's Love Spray Perfume (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Blair Division of Chap Stick Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Make Excellent Extra Cash... (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Star Stuck (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Gee! I'd give anythig to be an actress like you, Miss. Glamour!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss. Glamour; Alice Cooper (Betty's Mom)
Synopsis
Betty gets advice on how to be a star.

Gentle Persuasion (Table of Contents: 32)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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D-uh! My father wants his car washed!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Big Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose would like Reggie and Archie to wash his dad's car.

Helpfulness (Table of Contents: 33)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Moose, this darn fountain is broken again!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Mr. Svenson; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Svenson sends Moose for help.

Rear Jeer (Table of Contents: 34)

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Don't worry gang!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie predicts the race's outcome.

Sale Travail (Table of Contents: 35)

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Hey, Reg!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie buys a boat from Reggie.

Yolk Joke (Table of Contents: 36)

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Archie, how do you like your eggs?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
While Sailing Veronica tries to make breakfast.
Keywords
Sailing

[Big Moose Pin Up] (Table of Contents: 37)

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Moose, why are you wearing a wet shirt to go to the movies?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge wants to know why Moose shirt is wet.

Free 100 Decals (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

Super Values / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Archie Quarter Comics] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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The Winner (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

Sears; Converse / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Cheerful House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What would shy Dilton say if I asked him for a date, Archie?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Famous Name Prizes Or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  3. 2. Bite Fight
    Archie
  4. 3. Rube Boob
    Moose
  5. 4. Park Lark
    Archie
  6. 5. News Ruse
    Big Ethel
  7. 6. Bite Plight
    Reggie
  8. 7. Hearty Party
    Veronica
  9. 8. Error Terror
    Archie
  10. 9. Decision Revision
    Betty
  11. 10. ["Meet Snoopy my new pencil pal!"]
    Kenner Snoopy Pencil Sharpener
  12. 11. Shazam! It's Socko Saturday on CBS
    CBS
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products
  14. 13. Pitch Hitch
    Big Ethel
  15. 14. Big Moose Believes
    Moose
  16. 15. Switch Pitch
    Archie
  17. 16. Repair Affair
    Archie
  18. 17. Open The Door, Dilton
    Dilton Doiley
  19. 18. Rave Wave
    Archie
  20. 19. Archie Club News
    Archie Club
  21. 20. Delightful Sightful
    Big Ethel
  22. 21. Scrambles
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Boat Beat
    Archie
  24. 23. Short Retort
    Moose
  25. 24. Pile Smile
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Boy, oh Boys!
    Veronica Puzzle
  27. 26. You Name It!
    Li'l Jinx
  28. 27. Super Tee Shirts
    Cayton House
  29. 28. ["Free album of fast selling personalized Christmas cards to show how easy it is to make money and earn prizes!"]
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
  30. 29. Here's Love Spray Perfume
    Blair Division of Chap Stick Co.
  31. 30. Make Excellent Extra Cash...
    Engravaplates
  32. 31. Star Stuck
    Betty
  33. 32. Gentle Persuasion
    Moose
  34. 33. Helpfulness
    Moose
  35. 34. Rear Jeer
    Archie
  36. 35. Sale Travail
    Archie
  37. 36. Yolk Joke
    Archie
  38. 37. [Big Moose Pin Up]
    Moose
  39. 38. Free 100 Decals
    Super Values
  40. 39. [Archie Quarter Comics]
  41. 40. The Winner
    Sears; Converse
  42. 41. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Marcus Fletcher
  • Ron Sadowski
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer