(January 1979)

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
0271000695901
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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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't look so worried, Mr. Weatherbee!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Principal Waldo Weatherbee

Verve to Conserve (Table of Contents: 1)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is going to give a talk on saving electricity.

Quiz Wiz (Table of Contents: 2)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Geraldine Grundy; Principal Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Dilton answers his own question.

Jog Agog (Table of Contents: 3)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Principal Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Coach Kleats found a way to get the football team to jog in the mornings.
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Keywords
football

Cloy Ploy (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mom has a way to get Archie out of bed when he tries to fake being sick.

Dizzy Tizzy (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica are tired of the boys watching football all day.

Flip Quips (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Principal Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is broke. Reggie gives Archie an award. Mr. Weatherbee can not be in the school play.

Indexer Notes

Three two-panel gags.

Halfies (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Jinx
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx breaks the string on her yo-yo.
Keywords
yo-yo

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is there anything wrong with Mr. Svensen?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones; Mr. Svensen; Principal Waldo Weatherbee

Indexer Notes

Two gag strips.

It's About Time (Table of Contents: 9)

Miss Grundy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Geraldine Grundy; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the mystery phrase.

Act Fact (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tries to get out of the school play.

Baby Talk (Table of Contents: 11)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie breaks a date with Veronica to "babysit".

Girl Whirl (Table of Contents: 12)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Riverdale's basketball opponents have a girl player.
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Keywords
basketball

Plate Fate (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Leroy
Synopsis
Leroy has a license plate collection.

What a Kisser (Table of Contents: 14)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina kisses a frog to break a witch's spell.

Boy Joy (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Alice Cooper; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The Coopers have new neighbors.
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Poop Troop (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Everyone is too tired to dance with Veronica.

The Bill (Table of Contents: 17)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mary Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
When Jughead sees that Archie has just collected his allowance, he invites him to Pop Tate's.
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Buzz Around (Table of Contents: 18)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda Spellman
Synopsis
Aunt Hilda tries to kill a mosquito.

Now 'Ear This! (Table of Contents: 19)

Mr. Lodge / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Hiram Lodge
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Archie Club News (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie Club News / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Archie news reports from John Dallal and Howard Geschwind.

Flag Wag (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie waves a white flag at a boxing match.
Keywords
boxing

Game Aim (Table of Contents: 22)

Coach Kleats / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Coach Kleats tells the team to practice good sportsmanship.
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Busy Dizzy (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Genre
teen
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Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Principal Waldo Weatherbee; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Everyone look busy, here comes Mr. Weatherbee.

Snack Attack (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wants to rent a reducing machine.
Keywords
dieting; exercise

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Mister Weatherbee Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Strike!! Great, Mr. Weatherbee!
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Geraldine Grundy; Principal Waldo Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee bowls a strike.
Keywords
bowling

Discovers Pie Appeal (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Don't look so worried, Mr. Weatherbee!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Verve to Conserve
    Archie
  3. 2. Quiz Wiz
    Dilton
  4. 3. Jog Agog
    Coach Kleats
  5. 4. Cloy Ploy
    Archie
  6. 5. Dizzy Tizzy
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. Flip Quips
    Archie and the Gang
  8. 7. Halfies
    Li'l Jinx
  9. 8. ["Is there anything wrong with Mr. Svensen?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  10. 9. It's About Time
    Miss Grundy
  11. 10. Act Fact
    Archie
  12. 11. Baby Talk
    Veronica
  13. 12. Girl Whirl
    Coach Kleats
  14. 13. Plate Fate
    Mr. Lodge
  15. 14. What a Kisser
    Sabrina
  16. 15. Boy Joy
    Betty
  17. 16. Poop Troop
    Veronica
  18. 17. The Bill
    Jughead
  19. 18. Buzz Around
    Sabrina
  20. 19. Now 'Ear This!
    Mr. Lodge
  21. 20. Archie Club News
    Archie Club News
  22. 21. Flag Wag
    Archie
  23. 22. Game Aim
    Coach Kleats
  24. 23. Busy Dizzy
    Mr. Weatherbee
  25. 24. Snack Attack
    Betty
  26. 25. ["Strike!! Great, Mr. Weatherbee!"]
    Mister Weatherbee Pin Up
  27. 26. Discovers Pie Appeal
    Josie; Hostess Fruit Pies
This issue was most recently modified by:
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