(January 1975)

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
Editing
?
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: Archie’s Jokebook Magazine.


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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Grundy, we've voted you "Teacher of the year!"
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lass Pass (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oops!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie just can't catch a pass on the football field.

Snooze Ruse (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Lights out, girls! It's time to go to bed!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mrs. Cooper; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
At a slumber party, Ethel hopes she has trouble falling asleep.

Dim Whim (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Rudy Lapick
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, I'm sure this dinner of yours is very good!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie can't see the food Veronica has provided for the candlelight dinner.
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Talk Balk (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Weatherbee sent Archie to the detention room yesterday!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is angry and doesn't want to talk about Mr. Weatherbee.

Loaf Laff (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose, I want you to report any student who's doing nothing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose has to report any student doing nothing.

Creep Heap (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pull over, buddy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A policeman pulls over Archie's jalopy for speeding.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mirror, Mirror... (Table of Contents: 9)

Gigi / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Humph! I'm not going to talk to Li'l Jinx, again!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Roz; Gigi
Synopsis
Gigi isn't going to talk to Li'l Jinx because Jinx said she was conceited.

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

Veronica Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Oh, Archiekins --- loveykins --- sorry I woke you up in the middle of the night --- but I had a bad dream!!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica phoned Archie after a bad dream.

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advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Personalized Metal Social Security Plates] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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Guess What I Am (Table of Contents: 13)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Free take one
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
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Indexer Notes

Guess what each person is dressed as.

Inspiration Situation (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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Moose, all your teammates are counting on you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Coach gives Moose a pep talk.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Moose Puzzle / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help Moose make a touchdown!
Characters
Moose Mason
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Trace Case (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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For two months I've been studying kung-fu with the masters!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie has been studying kung-fu.

Wheel Ordeal (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dilton is thinking of buying my jalopy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Dilton is considering buying Archie's jalopy.

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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Bore Chore (Table of Contents: 20)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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To be or not to be---
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is bored watching Reggie play Hamlet.

Boobology (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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I dread Mondays!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie and Moose both dread Mondays.

Tap Flap (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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That's strange!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Jughead is carving a bust of Archie's head.

Pay Scale Wail (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pop, I need more pay!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie needs a pay raise.

Hor-or-Scope (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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Look! Archie is starting at quarterback!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie's horoscope says he's about to move onto big things.

Prize Problem (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Golly that was a tough algebra problem!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie's dad helps him with a tough algebra problem.

The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 26)

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Shucks! I still know where I am!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose is in the woods, but he knows where he is.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Betty Party Puzzlers / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is possible to place 12 "X"s so that there are only two "X"s in any line - horizontal, vertical or diagonal.
Characters
Betty Cooper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a neat idea I think all your other fans might like to hear.
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Karen Ray, and William Simone.

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Whiff Sniff (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How about "Fatal Apple?"
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Ethel is looking for a perfume to attract Jughead.
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Call Brawl (Table of Contents: 33)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For you, Miss L.!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Smithers; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie calls Veronica for a date while Archie is at Veronica's house.
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Neat Feat (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, look! I was awarded this bowling alley souvenir!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The bowling alley gives Veronica a bowling pin, the only one she knocked over during 8 games.
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Keywords
bowling

Dull Skull (Table of Contents: 35)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

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Anything I treasure I have bronzed... like my baby shoes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose wants to get his gold track medal bronzed.
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Purse Curse (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Prices keep going higher and higher!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty points out one thing in the store that's not going up.
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Date Strait (Table of Contents: 37)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cara, I'd like to get to know you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Cara; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie takes Cara on a get acquainted date.

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[Honor House Prod. Corp.] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Miss Grundy, we've voted you "Teacher of the year!""]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Jeri of Hollywood"]
  3. 2. Lass Pass
    Archie
  4. 3. Snooze Ruse
    Big Ethel
  5. 4. Dim Whim
    Archie
  6. 5. Talk Balk
    Archie
  7. 6. Loaf Laff
    Big Moose
  8. 7. Creep Heap
    Veronica
  9. 8. ["Meet Dusty America's most beautiful doll!"]
  10. 9. Mirror, Mirror...
    Gigi
  11. 10. ["Oh, Archiekins --- loveykins --- sorry I woke you up in the middle of the night --- but I had a bad dream!!!"]
    Veronica Pin Up
  12. 11. ["Free 100 decals"]
  13. 12. [Personalized Metal Social Security Plates]
  14. 13. Guess What I Am
  15. 14. Inspiration Situation
    Big Moose
  16. 15. ["Help Moose make a touchdown!"]
    Moose Puzzle
  17. 16. Trace Case
    Archie
  18. 17. Wheel Ordeal
    Archie
  19. 18. ["Hey, kids! Stay in the groove with Archie Series Comics!"]
  20. 19. ["50% off"]
  21. 20. Bore Chore
    Reggie
  22. 21. Boobology
    Big Moose
  23. 22. Tap Flap
    Archie
  24. 23. Pay Scale Wail
    Archie
  25. 24. Hor-or-Scope
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. Prize Problem
    Archie
  27. 26. The Moose Is Loose
  28. 27. ["Collectors nostalgia kits"]
  29. 28. ["It is possible to place 12 "X"s so that there are only two "X"s in any line - horizontal, vertical or diagonal."]
    Betty Party Puzzlers
  30. 29. ["Here's a neat idea I think all your other fans might like to hear."]
    Archie Club News
  31. 30. ["Wow 6 different patches free."]
  32. 31. ["Monster size monsters"]
  33. 32. Whiff Sniff
    Big Ethel
  34. 33. Call Brawl
    Veronica
  35. 34. Neat Feat
    Betty and Veronica
  36. 35. Dull Skull
    Moose
  37. 36. Purse Curse
    Betty and Veronica
  38. 37. Date Strait
    Archie
  39. 38. ["Now you can enjoy Archie's first giant Christmas fun book ever offered!"]
  40. 39. [Honor House Prod. Corp.]
  41. 40. The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac'
  42. 41. ["100 little dolls all for $2.00"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dan Stevenson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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