(June 1979)

Archie, 1953 Series
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Price
0.40 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; Archie Comics Group
Barcode
0271000695906
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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

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Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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I really believe in astrology!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

Going, Going, Gone (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Josie; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Inflation Vexation (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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The price of movie admissions is up!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Prices are going up, but at least one thing isn't.
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Castle Hassle (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Medieval castles would raise their drawbridges when they saw the enemy approaching!
Genre
humor
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge laments not having a drawbridge.
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Hearty Party (Table of Contents: 4)

Veronica's Parents / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I just remembered! Ronnie was supposed to give a party today!
Genre
humor
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Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge wonders if Veronica has thrown her party yet.
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Slip Trip (Table of Contents: 5)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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The traction on these wheels prevents slipping!
Genre
humor; teen
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Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tells Moose that the wheels on his skateboard have traction to prevent slipping.
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Tops 'n' Flops (Table of Contents: 6)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Moose, why are you always number one when it comes to failing grades!
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humor; teen
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Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Moose why he thinks he's number one in failing grades.
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Praise Daze (Table of Contents: 7)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, I called you in to tell you I like your effort!
Genre
humor; teen
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Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Phlips; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie thinks Mr. Weatherbee is ill when he calls Archie into his office just to compliment him.
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Displeasin' Season (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Mother, this is the time of the year the girls of America dread!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Betty dreads the time of the year where baseball runs into football season.
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Munch Hunch (Table of Contents: 9)

Miss Beazly / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I figured out a way to help Mr. Weatherbee with his diet!
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humor
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Miss Grundy; Miss Beazly; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Miss Beazly tries to help Mr. Weatherbee with his diet by giving him a smaller plate.
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Prime Time (Table of Contents: 10)

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Our clock stopped! What time is it, Miss Beazly?
Genre
humor
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Miss Beazly; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The cafeteria clock has stopped.
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Cash Bash (Table of Contents: 11)

Leroy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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How's business, Leroy?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Leroy
Synopsis
Leroy has a skateboard rental business.
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The Sleeper (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Ahem! Li'l Jinx, you are wearing your pajamas backwards!
Genre
humor; children
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Li'l Jinx; Hap Haliday
Synopsis
Li'l Jinx is wearing her pajamas backwards.

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

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Arch, I thought you were driving to the movies!
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humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's car isn't working so Jughead sells him his bike.
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  • from Archie daily 19xx-xx-xx

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

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Is this the TV that ain't woikin'?
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humor; teen
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Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead annoy the TV repairman.
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  • from Archie daily 19xx-xx-xx

Going to Seed! (Table of Contents: 16)

Archie's Pop / activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Find out what my father is thinking about a pastime.
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews

Indexer Notes

Put the numbered letters into the numbered blank spaces to find out what Fred's thinking.

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The 100 Doll Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Toy Decoy (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Ma'am, I'm collecting toys for poor tots!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie is collecting toys for poor tots.
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Error (Table of Contents: 20)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

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D-uh, I delivered your note to Mr. Hopkins!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason; Mr. Hopkins
Synopsis
Moose delivers Miss Grundy's note to the wrong teacher.
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Plane Terrain (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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Archie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee sends Archie to detention for flying a paper airplane in school.
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Dark Lark (Table of Contents: 22)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Arch, we made it to the top!
Genre
humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie climb to the top of a mountain and go into a cave to get out of the wind.
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View Coup (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Hey, Arch! That new girl up front is a knockout!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie comments to Archie that the new girl at the front of the class is a knockout.

Green Scene (Table of Contents: 24)

Jughead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I grow flowers best!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
The gang talks about what they grow best.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

V.I.P. Trip (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Just how important is your dad, Ronnie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jim
Synopsis
Veronica demonstrates how important her father is to the airline.
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Keywords
airport

The Wrong Mailing List? (Table of Contents: 27)

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Mr. Lodge
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Various people get advertisements that don't apply to them.
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Tail Tale (Table of Contents: 28)

Salem the Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Your dog deserves the best!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
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Harvey Kinkle; Sabrina Spellman; Salem
Synopsis
Salem gets angry at a dog food commercial.

Towel Howl (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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Flutesnoot, I want you to take over as principal while I'm away at the conference!
Genre
humor
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Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee asks Professor Flutesnoot to serve as principal while he's away.
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The Politician (Table of Contents: 30)

Reggie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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---and that's what I'll do as class president!
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humor; teen
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Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie and Archie are both running for class president.
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Archie Club News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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What I'm going to write about is my job, babysitting.
Characters
Archie Andrews

Indexer Notes

Letters from Michele Durden, and Dolores Chinnici.

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Female Travail (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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If I can sew up the female vote I'll win the school election!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie thinks he can win the school election if he can sew up the female vote.
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Trust Bust (Table of Contents: 37)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I can't decide what pair to buy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cindy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty offers to help a friend pick out some new shoes.
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Quiz Fizz (Table of Contents: 38)

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

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Moose, spell Washington!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Miss Grundy asks Moose to spell Washington.
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Attraction Action (Table of Contents: 39)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie, I didn't expect you over tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty is surprised to see Archie outside her window.
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Heart Art (Table of Contents: 40)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Betty, I think Archie is on your mind too much!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods
Synopsis
Nancy thinks Betty has Archie on her mind too much.
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Kitchen Capers (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What do you think of my dish, Miss Grundy!
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
Miss Grundy thinks Veronica's soup needs one more thing if she plans on serving it to anyone.
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Archie's Pop Pin Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Would you like this piece of apple pie, Mr. Andrews?
Genre
humor
Characters
Pop Tate; Fred Andrews

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I really believe in astrology!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Going, Going, Gone
    Josie; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. Inflation Vexation
    Betty
  4. 3. Castle Hassle
    Mr. Lodge
  5. 4. Hearty Party
    Veronica's Parents
  6. 5. Slip Trip
    Moose
  7. 6. Tops 'n' Flops
    Moose
  8. 7. Praise Daze
    Archie
  9. 8. Displeasin' Season
    Betty
  10. 9. Munch Hunch
    Miss Beazly
  11. 10. Prime Time
    Miss Beazly
  12. 11. Cash Bash
    Leroy
  13. 12. ["Hey kids, have as much fun in Fruit Stripe Land as you do chewing Fruit Stripe Gum."]
  14. 13. The Sleeper
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. ["Arch, I thought you were driving to the movies!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  16. 15. ["Is this the TV that ain't woikin'?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  17. 16. Going to Seed!
    Archie's Pop
  18. 17. ["100 little dolls all for $3.00"]
    The 100 Doll Co.
  19. 18. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
    Mike Marvel
  20. 19. Toy Decoy
    Archie
  21. 20. Error
    Moose
  22. 21. Plane Terrain
    Mr. Weatherbee
  23. 22. Dark Lark
    Reggie
  24. 23. View Coup
    Archie
  25. 24. Green Scene
    Jughead
  26. 25. ["Kryptonite rocks!!"]
  27. 26. V.I.P. Trip
    Archie
  28. 27. The Wrong Mailing List?
  29. 28. Tail Tale
    Salem the Cat
  30. 29. Towel Howl
    Mr. Weatherbee
  31. 30. The Politician
    Reggie
  32. 31. ["Full color poster spectacular #2"]
  33. 32. ["What I'm going to write about is my job, babysitting."]
    Archie Club News
  34. 33. ["It's something special! It's a giant Jughead with Archie comics digest (no. 33) in full color!"]
  35. 34. ["Here's your Archie 3 for $1.00 checklist!"]
  36. 35. ["Full color poster spectacular"]
  37. 36. Female Travail
    Archie
  38. 37. Trust Bust
    Betty
  39. 38. Quiz Fizz
    Big Moose
  40. 39. Attraction Action
    Betty
  41. 40. Heart Art
    Betty
  42. 41. Kitchen Capers
    Veronica
  43. 42. ["Would you like this piece of apple pie, Mr. Andrews?"]
    Archie's Pop Pin Up
  44. 43. ["Natural necklaces for men & women"]
    Encore House
  45. 44. ["The hottest thing in "T's"!"]
    Encore House
  46. 45. ["Battlestar Galactica full color t-shirts"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Alan Morgan
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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