(November 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
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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You two were absent for the ballgame!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones

Josie Goes To the Beach (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Election Reflection (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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D-uh, I would like all you students to vote for me, Moose Mason!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Moose is running for class president and Reggie wants to know one good reason why he should vote for him.
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Swing Sting (Table of Contents: 3)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Strike three!
Genre
humor; teen
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Dilton Doily; Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Dilton is off the baseball team for being a weak batter.
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List Twist (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Presents! Presents! Presents! I've got a list that's a mile long!
Genre
humor
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Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee doesn't want to hear the word "present".
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Pie Guy (Table of Contents: 5)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Juggie swiped my pie, but I caught him blue-handed!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Alice
Synopsis
Alice caught Jughead blue-handed swiping her pie.

Serene Scene (Table of Contents: 6)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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My dog, Spot and I like to do things together!
Genre
humor; teen
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Spot; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Hot Dog
Synopsis
Jughead and Hot Dog do nothing together.

Bow Woe (Table of Contents: 7)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I told Moose to tie up our rowboat!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose ties up the rowboat.
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Fry Fracas (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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What's going on, with you two?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica smells something fishy.
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Keywords
camping

Sack Knack (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Oops!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Coach Kleats
Synopsis
Archie finds a novel way to win a sack race.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Hubba Bubba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Almost Certain (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

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I'm prepared for school today, Charley! I did all my homework!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley did some of his homework.

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

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

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Some group called the National Academic Investigating Committee phoned and wants to know if they can use the auditorium!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Phlips; Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
A group calls the school asking to use the auditorium.

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

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

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Did you make the football team, Archie?
Genre
humor; teen
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Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie thinks he made the football team.

I Dig That Puzzle! (Table of Contents: 14)

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Archie's father calls his vegetable patch in his backyard a funny name!
Characters
Fred Andrews
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Indexer Notes

Find the mystery phrase puzzle.

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

Encore House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Uptight Sight (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Mr. Weatherbee!
Genre
humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee is tired of seeing Archie everywhere he goes.
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Dim Whim (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Rudy Lapick
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Barry Grossman
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie, I'm sure this dinner of yours is very good!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Archie can't see the food Veronica has provided for the candlelight dinner.
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Deflation Situation (Table of Contents: 18)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inflation is getting worse and worse!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Everything is going up except Moose's grades.
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Pitch Hitch (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Their pitcher has a real tricky delivery!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Coach Kleats; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie declares he won't hit a foul on a single pitch.
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Pretty Crumby (Table of Contents: 20)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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George Gladir
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Jon D'Agostino
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Nanci Dakesian ?
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Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The little girl from next door is here! She wants to apologize to you!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
The girl next door wants to apologize to Aunt Hilda in person.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of Betty and Veronica Double Digest Magazine #48.

Lost Marbles (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sheesh! The girls are driving me bananas!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead thinks Archie has lost his marbles.
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Hunger Pangs (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Look at the time! Where is she?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is tired of waiting for Veronica to show up for their date.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

The 100 Doll Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dinner Danger (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Wow! Archie looks like his dentist just ran out of pain killer!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has to eat a dinner Veronica cooked.

Request Jest (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, please help me put this glass in Mr. Veatherbee's room!
Genre
humor
Characters
Svenson; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Svenso asks Archie help him to take a pane of glass into Mr. Weatherbee's office.
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Click Clique (Table of Contents: 26)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I suggest you pair off and work together on a project!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
A gal in the camera club teams up with Jughead to get some action shots.
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Earth Mirth (Table of Contents: 27)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz

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Arch, the bank people say we should make our money grow!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose tries to make his money grow.
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Keywords
gardening

Bump Chump (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz

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What can you tell from my bumps?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie has a phrenologist read the bumps on his head.
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Popular Movie Titles (Table of Contents: 29)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grease
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Dilton Doily; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Jughead Jones

Indexer Notes

Different movie titles and how they relate to the Archie gang.

The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac' (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you ever ridden in a hot-air balloon?

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kelly Lupo, and Carol Walker.

Heavy Thinking (Table of Contents: 32)

Bee / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Mr. Weatherbee is always calorie conscious because he's trying to lose weight!
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Mr. Weatherbee
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Indexer Notes

A maze of letters that spell out a sentence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Buckle Chuckle (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
For your birthday, buttercup!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica doesn't take Archie's gift the way he intended it.
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Letter Fretter (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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It's I before E except after C or when sounded like A as in neighbor or weigh!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
After a long day of spelling class, Archie is distraught by alphabet soup.
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The Moose Is Loose (Table of Contents: 37)

Moose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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What magnificent form!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Moose's diving is perfect until he hits the water.
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Keywords
swimsuit

Kite Delight (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Wow! Archie, that's some kite!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's kite lifts Reggie off the ground.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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Encore House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Mail-Away Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You two were absent for the ballgame!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Josie Goes To the Beach
    Josie; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. Election Reflection
    Big Moose
  4. 3. Swing Sting
    Dilton
  5. 4. List Twist
    Mr. Weatherbee
  6. 5. Pie Guy
    Jughead
  7. 6. Serene Scene
    Jughead
  8. 7. Bow Woe
    Moose
  9. 8. Fry Fracas
    Betty
  10. 9. Sack Knack
    Archie
  11. 10. ["Gumfighting practice and techniques."]
    Hubba Bubba
  12. 11. Almost Certain
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Charley
  13. 12. ["Some group called the National Academic Investigating Committee phoned and wants to know if they can use the auditorium!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  14. 13. ["Did you make the football team, Archie?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  15. 14. I Dig That Puzzle!
  16. 15. ["The hottest thing in "T's"!"]
    Encore House
  17. 16. Uptight Sight
    Mr. Weatherbee
  18. 17. Dim Whim
    Archie
  19. 18. Deflation Situation
    Moose
  20. 19. Pitch Hitch
    Archie
  21. 20. Pretty Crumby
    Sabrina
  22. 21. Lost Marbles
    Archie
  23. 22. Hunger Pangs
    Archie
  24. 23. ["100 little dolls all for $3.00"]
    The 100 Doll Co.
  25. 24. Dinner Danger
    Archie
  26. 25. Request Jest
    Mr. Weatherbee
  27. 26. Click Clique
    Jughead
  28. 27. Earth Mirth
    Moose
  29. 28. Bump Chump
    Archie
  30. 29. Popular Movie Titles
  31. 30. The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac'
    Charles Atlas
  32. 31. ["Have you ever ridden in a hot-air balloon?"]
    Archie Club News
  33. 32. Heavy Thinking
    Bee
  34. 33. ["Reward $3,000.00 for this penny!"]
    Best Values Co.
  35. 34. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
    Mike Marvel
  36. 35. Buckle Chuckle
    Archie
  37. 36. Letter Fretter
    Archie
  38. 37. The Moose Is Loose
    Moose
  39. 38. Kite Delight
    Archie
  40. 39. ["Get your act together with Jughead Jones Comics Digest #11 in full color!"]
  41. 40. ["Here's your Archie 3 for $1.00 checklist!"]
  42. 41. ["Special introductory offer! Neck-Knack pendants only $1 each"]
    Encore House
  43. 42. ["Full color poster spectacular great for gifts"]
    Mail-Away Inc.
  44. 43. ["Kellogg's back-to-school bonus offers!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • 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