(October 1976)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.30 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]
Barcode
0271000695910
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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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Hi, sugar! What's your name?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

The image of Archie next to the title is from the story Paint Plaint.

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

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Super ring thing

Kit Bit (Table of Contents: 2)

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Oh, Archie! You picked a perfect day to go to the beach!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty thinks it's a perfect day to go to the beach and then Archie shows her all the safety equipment he brought.
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Keywords
swimsuit

On the Beam (Table of Contents: 3)

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There are things about Einstein's theory of relativity I don't quite fathom!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Professor Flutesnoot; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Moose throws some light on the discussion of Einstein's theory.

Key Spree (Table of Contents: 4)

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Cranking up the ol' jalopy is a drag!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge loans Archie his car keys until September.
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Fate Strait (Table of Contents: 5)

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Archie, I'm worried about mankind's fate!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Dilton is worried about mankind's fate.
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Paint Plaint (Table of Contents: 6)

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Did you want me to paint a sign for you?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants Archie to paint a sign, but she can't remember what kind.
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Hip Tip (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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This book tells you how to keep your date from looking at other girls!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Veronica has a book that tells you how to keep your date from looking at other girls.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Summer Bummer (Table of Contents: 8)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Look at the school of fish!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is looking at a school of fish.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Rid Bid (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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I'm taking twenty boys out of our camp for a long hiking trip!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie accidentally hits Mr. Weatherbee in the head with a baseball while at camp.
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Josie Eats Her Words (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Valerie, he's dreamy! I'm signing up! It's the only way to meet Guru Manysayings!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Valerie; Guru Manysayings
Synopsis
The guru gives Josie words to meditate on.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form.

Bye Bye! (Table of Contents: 11)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Do you believe in signs, Greg?
Genre
humor; children
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Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Greg buys what the signs say.

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

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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He practices every day for the school recital!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie Andrews; Mr. Fluteweed
Synopsis
Archie practices music in an odd position.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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What's that, mom? A laundry list for the British Navy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mom makes up a list of chores for Archie's dad to do.

[The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac'] (Table of Contents: 14)

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Charles Atlas (photo); Mac; Grace

Indexer Notes

Ad with comic strip.

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

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Longer nails in minutes!

Delightful Sightful (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, there are some fantastic shapes and colors underwater!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Dilton tells Archie there are delightful shapes and colors underwater.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Lack O'Luck (Table of Contents: 17)

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I have two passes for today's ball game!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jinx Malloy
Synopsis
Archie has two passes to today's ball game, but Jughead can't go, so he asks Jinx.

Nifty Lifty (Table of Contents: 18)

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Ronnie, it's been a lovely Bicentennial party!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie can't get close to kiss Veronica because of her poofy dress.

All Tale (Table of Contents: 19)

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This summer my daughter has poison ivy on the leg!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge and two friends are discussing their various daughters afflictions.
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Trash Bash (Table of Contents: 20)

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Daddy, I'd like to have my garage sale antiques appraised!
Genre
humor
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants her garage sale antiques appraised.
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Meter Matter (Table of Contents: 21)

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They'll be introducing the metric system soon!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose tries to understand the metric system changing feet to meters.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Time Tome (Table of Contents: 22)

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Moose, did you know that Los Angeles is three hours behind New York?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Dilton asks Moose if he knows that Los Angeles is three hours behind New York.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuit

Guess Which One.. (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie and the Gang / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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...is really racking up the points?
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
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Indexer Notes

Four one panel gags.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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Thicker, stronger, longer hair in 5 to 10 days!

Dark Lark (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'm so bushed from hiking I could sleep on the ground!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead set up two hammocks for when he and Archie got back from hiking.
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Scamp Champ (Table of Contents: 26)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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My nephew is always doing something to annoy me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Roger; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty's nephew Roger is causing trouble at the beach.
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Keywords
swimsuits

Sun Fun (Table of Contents: 27)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Someday, the sun will burn itself out!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Moose is worried about what will happen when the sun burns itself out.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Link Lunk (Table of Contents: 28)

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D-uh, what's the first thing I do in golf?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose wonders what is the first thing he should do playing golf.
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Laugh Gaff (Table of Contents: 29)

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When I retire from being a principal, I think I'll run for Congress!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee thinks he will run for Congress after retiring as a principal.
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beach; swimsuits

Short Retort (Table of Contents: 30)

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Mr. Lodge, can I borrow one of your cars?
Genre
humor
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Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie asks to borrow a car from Mr. Lodge.
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Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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Betty, your infatuation with Archie is just puppy love!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Reggie Mantle
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Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

[Honor House Prod. Corp.] (Table of Contents: 32)

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Monster size monsters
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Frankenstein's Monster; Boney

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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Today I want to tell you about my favorite hobby.
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Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Mr. Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ronald Fullerton, Susan Adams, and Suzanne Yanc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 7
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Keywords
swimsuit

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Pick a winner every time!
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Archie Andrews

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100 little dolls all for $2.00

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The world famous New American Physique chest developer

Dip Trip (Table of Contents: 39)

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Holy cow! Look at the crowd! It'll take us hours just to get to the water!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie thinks it'll take hours to get to the water.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Aim Game (Table of Contents: 40)

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Ball four!
Genre
humor
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Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews (picture)
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee can't pitch right until Professor Flutesnoot gives him the right incentive..
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baseball

Bail Tale (Table of Contents: 41)

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Poor Archie! He's been bailing water all day!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie has been bailing water out of Reggie's boat all day.
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Bargain Buy (Table of Contents: 42)

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Wow! Those dinner prices are outasite!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty and Archie go to a restaurant with a cheap children's plate.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie and the Gang Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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I don't mind sharing our food with the animals --- I just hope they leave us some!
Genre
humor; teen
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Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Animals ransack the picnic.
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Amazing $1 offer 10 super great iron-on transfers

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Very Very Special People

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Ad for the book Very Special People.

[The Bionic Battle] (Table of Contents: 46)

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Steve Austin [The Six Million Dollar Man]; Maskatron; Oscar Goldman

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Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hi, sugar! What's your name?"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Super ring thing"]
  3. 2. Kit Bit
    Archie
  4. 3. On the Beam
    Moose
  5. 4. Key Spree
    Archie
  6. 5. Fate Strait
    Archie
  7. 6. Paint Plaint
    Archie
  8. 7. Hip Tip
    Veronica
  9. 8. Summer Bummer
    Moose
  10. 9. Rid Bid
    Mr. Weatherbee
  11. 10. Josie Eats Her Words
    Josie; Hostess Cup Cakes
  12. 11. Bye Bye!
    Li'l Jinx
  13. 12. ["He practices every day for the school recital!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. ["What's that, mom? A laundry list for the British Navy?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. [The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac']
  16. 15. ["Longer nails in minutes!"]
  17. 16. Delightful Sightful
    Archie
  18. 17. Lack O'Luck
    Archie
  19. 18. Nifty Lifty
    Archie
  20. 19. All Tale
    Mr. Lodge
  21. 20. Trash Bash
    Mr. Lodge
  22. 21. Meter Matter
    Moose
  23. 22. Time Tome
    Moose
  24. 23. Guess Which One..
    Archie and the Gang
  25. 24. ["Thicker, stronger, longer hair in 5 to 10 days!"]
  26. 25. Dark Lark
    Archie
  27. 26. Scamp Champ
    Betty
  28. 27. Sun Fun
    Moose
  29. 28. Link Lunk
    Moose
  30. 29. Laugh Gaff
    Archie
  31. 30. Short Retort
    Mr. Lodge
  32. 31. Flip Quips
    Archie and the Gang
  33. 32. [Honor House Prod. Corp.]
  34. 33. ["Monster size monsters"]
  35. 34. ["Today I want to tell you about my favorite hobby."]
    Archie Club News
  36. 35. ["It'll be one big laugh after another, when you order Laugh Comics Digest No 7"]
  37. 36. ["Pick a winner every time!"]
  38. 37. ["100 little dolls all for $2.00"]
  39. 38. ["The world famous New American Physique chest developer"]
  40. 39. Dip Trip
    Archie
  41. 40. Aim Game
    Mr. Weatherbee
  42. 41. Bail Tale
    Archie
  43. 42. Bargain Buy
    Archie
  44. 43. ["I don't mind sharing our food with the animals --- I just hope they leave us some!"]
    Archie and the Gang Pin Up
  45. 44. ["Amazing $1 offer 10 super great iron-on transfers"]
  46. 45. ["Very Very Special People"]
  47. 46. [The Bionic Battle]
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