(August 1976)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series [vertical]
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Archie's Jokebook Magazine", with Jokebook as a single word.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, guess what I'm thinking of having?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Archie regrets suggesting an expensive dessert to Veronica.
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Blame Game (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones (cameo); Moose Mason (cameo); Waldo Weatherbee (cameo); Ms. Grundy (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie is blamed for everything that goes wrong on a school field trip.
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Keywords
Liberty Bell; Philadelphia

Phone Groan (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is upset that no boys were in the list of people who called for her while she was out.
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The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Waldo Weatherbee; Ms. Grundy; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones (cameo); Reggie Mantle (cameo); Betty Cooper (cameo)
Synopsis
Moose misspells a word when sign painting, with strange consequences.
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Saucy Sausage (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Pop Tate
Synopsis
The new 25 cent hot dog at Pop's isn't such a great deal.

Paper Caper (Table of Contents: 5)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie cons a dollar out of his father.

Punch Crunch (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose [Archie feature] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose has trouble remembering boxing instructions.
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Brain Strain (Table of Contents: 7)

Moose [Archie feature] / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose laments his trouble writing.
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Jack Knack (Table of Contents: 8)

Ethel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs; Ethel's brother
Synopsis
Big Ethel finds a novel way to get Jughead closer.
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Batting It Out (Table of Contents: 9)

Charley / comic story / 0.5 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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Greg
Synopsis
Greg ribs Charley for striking out.

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

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Bob Montana
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Bob Montana
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Bob Montana
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
A young architect? Fine! I'll bring my daughter!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
1 - Veronica get her hopes up when she thinks her father will introduce her to an architect, but he was talking about a house.
2 - Jughead and Mr. Lodge duck out of a boring set of chamber music.
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  • from Archie daily (King Features Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX, 1961-03-02

Indexer Notes

Two 4-panel gags.

Alley Tally (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
While bowling, Veronica get jealous over the other girls flirting with Archie.

Nap Flap (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie is caught napping in class.
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News Blues (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Big Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Ethel is late for a gossip session and asks for an instant replay.
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Pay Exposè (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Archie complains about a mistake in his pay, while working for Mr. Lodge.
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Some Sum (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Moose Mason; Ms. Grundy
Synopsis
Moose has trouble adding.
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Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; unnamed contestant; Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie wins a bubble gum blowing contest with a square bubble.

Archie's Gym Puzzle (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats
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Indexer Notes

A maze.

Cute Route (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie takes a hiking shortcut that goes past the girls camp.

Alibi Reply (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Waldo Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After another disaster, Mr. Weatherbee saves time by having Archie explain while they walk to the detention room.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Open the Door, Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley

Indexer Notes

Three 2-panel gags about what might happen if signs of doors had literal meanings.

Teen-Age Disaster Movies (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Ms. Grundy; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason

Indexer Notes

Four movie posters for fake movies; similar to a MAD Magazine article.

Chop Talk (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; unnamed girl
Synopsis
Archie takes a beating in a martial arts class.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie Club News / letters page / 10 pages (report information)

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Characters
Jughead Jones; Big Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Two poems by readers Teresa Schrodt and Mark W. Helms, with illustrations and a solicitation to join the Archie Club.

Late Fate (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
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Archie Andrews; Waldo Weatherbee; Mrs. Beazly; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie is late for everything at school, including his batting swing in baseball.
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Sprite Spirit (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
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Betty Cooper; Big Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty promised not to tell some gossip, so she writes it down instead.
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Flower Power (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie presents Veronica with a rose, but fails to impress her enough to ditch her date with Reggie.
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Cap Flap (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge doesn't like the new "funky cap" that Veronica has for him.
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Job Jibe (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is glad that Archie landed a job with his biggest competitor.
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You Know You're Not Too Bright When... (Table of Contents: 29)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen; humor
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Moose Mason; Ms. Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
A list of Moose's troubles with school work.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie buys matching mood rings for himself and Veronica and his mood becomes "broke."

We Have It! (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, guess what I'm thinking of having?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Blame Game
    Archie
  3. 2. Phone Groan
    Betty
  4. 3. The Moose Is Loose
    Mr. Weatherbee
  5. 4. Saucy Sausage
    Archie
  6. 5. Paper Caper
    Archie
  7. 6. Punch Crunch
    Moose [Archie feature]
  8. 7. Brain Strain
    Moose [Archie feature]
  9. 8. Jack Knack
    Ethel
  10. 9. Batting It Out
    Charley
  11. 10. ["A young architect? Fine! I'll bring my daughter!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  12. 11. Alley Tally
    Archie
  13. 12. Nap Flap
    Archie
  14. 13. News Blues
    Big Ethel
  15. 14. Pay Exposè
    Archie
  16. 15. Some Sum
    Big Moose
  17. 16. Bubble Trouble
    Archie
  18. 17. Archie's Gym Puzzle
    Archie
  19. 18. Cute Route
    Archie
  20. 19. Alibi Reply
    Mr. Weatherbee
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Open the Door, Dilton
  22. 21. Teen-Age Disaster Movies
    Archie
  23. 22. Chop Talk
    Archie
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Archie Club News
  25. 24. Late Fate
    Archie
  26. 25. Sprite Spirit
    Betty
  27. 26. Flower Power
    Archie
  28. 27. Cap Flap
    Mr. Lodge
  29. 28. Job Jibe
    Mr. Lodge
  30. 29. You Know You're Not Too Bright When...
    Moose
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  32. 31. We Have It!
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