(November 1977)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.35 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
0271000695911
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

Issue Notes

Indicia title: Archie’s Jokebook Magazine.


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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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I give up! I just can't crack this coconut!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
A coconut is too tough for Archie.

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Hurry Flurry (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, there's only one empty picnic bench left!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Betty arrive at the park to see there's only one empty park bench left and a man is heading for it.
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Meal Zeal (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I'm going to surprise the Bee by bringing him lunch!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie is making lunch for Mr. Weatherbee.
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Super Stupor (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Archie, what do you think of the bikini Gertrude is wearing?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica asks Archie what he thinks of Gertrude's bikini.
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Tent Taunt (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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This is where Veronica's group is camping!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead try to find Veronica's tent amongst a group of tents.
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Dire Ire (Table of Contents: 6)

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Look! There's no campfire!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Seeing no campfire, the boys realize Betty and Veronica didn't cook their meal.
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Glow Woe (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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D-uh, how come Midge's garden doesn't glow in the dark?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose wonders why Midge's garden doesn't glow in the dark.

Swing King (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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Poor Moose! Look where his ball is located!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose's ball has landed behind a tree.

Summer Simmer (Table of Contents: 9)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dilton, maybe you could serve as a good example for Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mary Andrews; Dilton Doily; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mrs. Andrews asks Dilton to be a good example for Archie.
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So Spoiled (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Fight Right (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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I just figured out how to lick, Fat Charley...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Charley Hawse; Greg; Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
After being beat up by Charley, Greg has figured out how to lick him.

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

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Jughead isn't coming to my prime beef barbeque??
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie explains why Jughead can't make the barbeque.

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

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This is Mr. Wheeler... he sells cars!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Mr. Wheeler; Archie Andrews; Mr. Fastbuk; Mr. Sharke; Mr. Ball
Synopsis
Archie makes fun of various party guests names.

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Clark Bars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Tower of Power (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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We don't think this Moose is as strong as you say he is!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Moose shows some kids how strong he is.
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Keywords
beach; swimsuits

Can Elan (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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The Lodge's aren't in their cabin!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
The Lodge's aren't at their cabin when Archie and Jughead arrive so they open an unlabeled can and start eating.

Good News and Bad News (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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On a rainy day you find a dry cave...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

Boat Note (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Betty, just feel the breeze in your hair!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The breeze in her hair, the spray in her face, the ship's wheel in her hands, but there's just one thing Betty is missing.

Map Flap (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, are you sure we should take this short-cut of yours?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie reassures the gang that they can trust his short cut and Reggie agrees they can trust him.

Ring Thing (Table of Contents: 23)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica loves rings - especially when it's her phone.
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Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Fill in the words ending with ring.

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Resort Report (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Son, how was camp the first week?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
The birds chirping while Archie was at camp made an impression on him.
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Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Mr. Lodge, I found your ball!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie found Mr. Lodge's golf ball.
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The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie wants a bacon and tomato sandwich on toast!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose's job is to make a sandwich and hold the mayo.

Snooze Ruse (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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My foot feels like it has needles in it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose's foot feels like it has needles in it, but he doesn't think it's asleep.

Male Travail (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Two hours on the beach and not a single boy has shown up!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ethel Muggs; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Ethel has been on the beach for two hours and not a single boy has shown up.
Keywords
swimsuits

Shy Guy (Table of Contents: 31)

Dilton Doiley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Gulp! I can't ask Cecilia for a date!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doiley; Archie Andrews; Cecilia
Synopsis
Dilton is worried that if he asks Cecilia for a date she'll turn him down.

Quiver Fliver (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie is riding a ski boat for the first time!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Reggie can't figure out why Archie isn't shaking after spending all day on a ski boat.
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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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The way I earn money to help my family's money crunch is by doing odd jobs for other people.
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bryant Golden, and Angela Fennicks.

Archie's Mouthful (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica invited Archie over for dinner with Veronica doing the cooking!
Characters
Archie Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Figure out what Archie's thinking.

[Personalized Metal Social Security Plates] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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Spiel Deal (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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D-uh! Jug! This watch you sold me for a dozen burgers isn't running!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Jughead sells Moose a broken watch.
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Tale of Wail (Table of Contents: 39)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Archie, I just lost something very valuable!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
Archie tries to help Dilton get back something he lost.
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Golf Gaff (Table of Contents: 40)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ronnie and I are going golfing!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie and Veronica are going golfing and Betty wants to come along.
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Ill Spill (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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Archie doesn't have any transportation!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Veronica asks if anyone at the party can drive Archie home.

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

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Uh oh --- I've gotta go! I guess mom needs her ironing board!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mrs. Jones; Betty Cooper
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I give up! I just can't crack this coconut!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. ["Fan Club Corporation of America announce the official Farrah Fawcett Fan Club"]
  3. 2. Hurry Flurry
    Archie
  4. 3. Meal Zeal
    Archie
  5. 4. Super Stupor
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Tent Taunt
    Veronica
  7. 6. Dire Ire
    Archie
  8. 7. Glow Woe
    Big Moose
  9. 8. Swing King
    Big Moose
  10. 9. Summer Simmer
    Dilton
  11. 10. So Spoiled
    Josie; Hostess Cup Cakes
  12. 11. Fight Right
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Greg
  13. 12. ["Jughead isn't coming to my prime beef barbeque??"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. ["This is Mr. Wheeler... he sells cars!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. ["Get rich and famous."]
    Clark Bars
  16. 15. ["Monster ghost"]
  17. 16. ["100 little dolls all for $2.50"]
  18. 17. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
  19. 18. Tower of Power
    Big Moose
  20. 19. Can Elan
    Archie
  21. 20. Good News and Bad News
    Archie
  22. 21. Boat Note
    Betty
  23. 22. Map Flap
    Archie
  24. 23. Ring Thing
    Veronica
  25. 24. ["One Jughead Digest coming up!"]
  26. 25. ["Here's your Archie 3 for $1.00 checklist!"]
  27. 26. Resort Report
    Archie
  28. 27. Golf Gaff
    Archie
  29. 28. The Moose Is Loose
    Archie
  30. 29. Snooze Ruse
    Big Moose
  31. 30. Male Travail
    Big Ethel
  32. 31. Shy Guy
    Dilton Doiley
  33. 32. Quiver Fliver
    Archie
  34. 33. ["Buy any t-shirt $4"]
  35. 34. ["The way I earn money to help my family's money crunch is by doing odd jobs for other people."]
    Archie Club News
  36. 35. Archie's Mouthful
    Archie
  37. 36. [Personalized Metal Social Security Plates]
  38. 37. ["I'll pay you $9,785.01 for this penny!"]
  39. 38. Spiel Deal
    Big Moose
  40. 39. Tale of Wail
    Dilton
  41. 40. Golf Gaff
    Betty
  42. 41. Ill Spill
    Mr. Lodge
  43. 42. ["Uh oh --- I've gotta go! I guess mom needs her ironing board!!"]
    Jughead Pin Up
  44. 43. ["TV star t-shirts"]
  45. 44. ["Longer nails in minutes!"]
  46. 45. ["Join the Youth Opportunity Sales Club! It's easy to earn super prizes"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tom Sager
  • Max Capp
  • Michael Eshom
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Gregory Fischer