(March 1980)

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
0271000695903
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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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Jug, I think it means this is a snowmobile trail!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews

The Winner (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Borrow Banter (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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Ronnie, can I borrow a dress for the big dance?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty keeps asking Veronica if she can borrow different things for the big dance.
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Skate Estate (Table of Contents: 3)

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We hope to be rolling in the money! Get it? Yuk! Yuk!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are renting roller skates to people.
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Muscle Bustle (Table of Contents: 4)

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You won't believe the terrible violence I saw at the movie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie talks about some terrible violence he saw at the movies.
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Moon Goon (Table of Contents: 5)

Moose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Sigh! Moose, look! It's a new moon!
Genre
humor; teen
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Moose Mason; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Midge sees a new moon.
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Bite Sprite (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Betty and Veronica had some nice things to say about my apple pie!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Miss Grundy; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica said good things about Archie's apple pie.
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Race Pace (Table of Contents: 7)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Ronnie, did Archie enter the four man race, or the two man race?
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty wonders if Archie entered the four man, or two man, bobsled race.
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Keywords
snow

Wry Reply (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Archie hasn't been going on many dates lately!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie hasn't dated much since he lost his little black book.
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Snow Woe (Table of Contents: 9)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Arch, my uncle really gets forty miles to a gallon of gas!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie wishes Jughead would quit using the expression "I'm not snowing you!".
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Wonder Blunder (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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A snowmobile lets you get away from overcrowded streets and highways!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie can't get away from the other snowmobilers.
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Everything Is Beautiful (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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So you're new around here! Right, doll!
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
To get out of trouble, Archie tells Veronica she's beautiful when she's angry.
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[The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac'] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Small Change (Table of Contents: 13)

Li'l Jinx's Pal Charley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Humph! That's the last time I go into that candy store!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Charley got his change in pennies.
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Jug-Sunrise Fun-Rise (Table of Contents: 14)

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Jughead has some advice for those who hate to get up in the morning.
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Jughead Jones
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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the letters puzzle.

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Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

News Blues (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Mr. Lodge, I have some bad news and some good news!
Genre
humor
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Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie phones Mr. Lodge with some bad news and some good news.
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A Real Wack! (Table of Contents: 18)

Dilton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Duh! I'm going to teach you the art of self-defense! Throw a punch as hard as you can and don't worry! I'll handle it!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dilton Doily; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Teaching Dilton self-defense, Moose tells him to hit him as hard as he can.
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Proof Spoof (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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I got this great new exercise belt in the mail!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gets a new exercise belt in the mail which gets endorsed by Mr. Weatherbee.
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Chore Score (Table of Contents: 20)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Being a teen witch can be a hassle!
Genre
humor; teen
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Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Being a teen witch, Sabrina has double-duty homework.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original.

Brew Rue (Table of Contents: 21)

Sabrina / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Here, Sabrina! Drink your vitamin enriched witches' brew!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman; Aunt Hilda
Synopsis
Sabrina has a remedy for Aunt Hilda's noxious witch's brews.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original.

On the Ball! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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What is the best way to hit a golf ball?
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Mr. Lodge

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Black out some letters to get the answer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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Did you ever realize that any person reading this right now probably has at least one hobby; reading.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Paul Van Dyke, and Randy Bobyk.

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Wag Gag (Table of Contents: 26)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I serve my Clarence, only the best food!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Clarence; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Veronica's dog Clarence comes from a very distinguished canine family.
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Triple Ripple (Table of Contents: 27)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Tsk! Tsk! That's the third oil spill this week!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie notices that bad things seem to happen in threes.
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Scope Scoop (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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It says my face is my fortune!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie's horoscope says his face is his fortune.
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Traction Faction (Table of Contents: 29)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Poor Jug skied into that tree with tremendous force!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead broke his nose skiing.
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Math Wrath (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Moose, you haven't answered a single problem in addition!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Miss Grundy; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Moose hasn't answered a single problem in addition.

Style Smile (Table of Contents: 31)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Daddy, the people in this country are very fashion conscious!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is amazed how style conscious the people of another country are.

Fly Guy (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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I predict, as a wrestler, Archie will come through with flying colors!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie tries wrestling.
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Date Strait (Table of Contents: 33)

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I have a weight problem!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge has a weight problem.
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Snooze Ruse (Table of Contents: 34)

Jughead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Jughead is sleeping in my class!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
When Jughead sleeps in class, he comes prepared.

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

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Mom, have you seen my favorite tee shirt?
Genre
humor; teen
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Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's mom put his favorite tee shirt into the laundry.
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  • from Archie daily 19xx.xx.xx

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Hi, Archie! I hear you've been put in charge of the secret football strategy sessions!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie gives Jughead a password and wants the countersign.
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  • from Archie daily 19xx.xx.xx

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

No Fight Tonight (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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I think I'll give Midge a break and ask her out for a date!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Dr. Payne
Synopsis
Reggie decides to ask Midge out, right in front of Moose.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original.

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Encore House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Split Fit (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Uh, oh! Here comes Dilton!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Archie keeps running away when he sees someone he knows.
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Veronica - Laugh It Up! (Table of Contents: 41)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Veronica has made a list of the comediennes and comedians who make her laugh!
Characters
Veronica Lodge
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Indexer Notes

Unscramble the list of comedians that make Veronica laugh.

Credits from Betty and Veronica Annual Comics Digest Magazine #1.

Research Riot (Table of Contents: 42)

Sabrina / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Old Salem! Just the place to help me brush up on my witchcraft!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sabrina Spellman
Synopsis
Sabrina travels to the sorcery library in old Salem to do some research.
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Race Ace (Table of Contents: 43)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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This is the kind of jumpsuit all the big auto racers wear!
Genre
humor; teen
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Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie is putting on a fancy racing suit to set a new lap record.
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Big Moose Pin Up / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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If only Moose could lift his I.Q. as easily as those weights, he'd really be in good shape!
Genre
humor; teen
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Moose Mason; Miss Grundy; Mr. Weatherbee
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[Star Trek the Motion Picture] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Jug, I think it means this is a snowmobile trail!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. The Winner
    Josie; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. Borrow Banter
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Skate Estate
    Archie
  5. 4. Muscle Bustle
    Archie
  6. 5. Moon Goon
    Moose
  7. 6. Bite Sprite
    Archie
  8. 7. Race Pace
    Betty and Veronica
  9. 8. Wry Reply
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Snow Woe
    Archie
  11. 10. Wonder Blunder
    Archie
  12. 11. Everything Is Beautiful
    Archie
  13. 12. [The Insult That Made a Man Out of 'Mac']
    Charles Atlas
  14. 13. Small Change
    Li'l Jinx's Pal Charley
  15. 14. Jug-Sunrise Fun-Rise
  16. 15. ["Strong arms make all the difference!"]
    Mike Marvel
  17. 16. ["100 little dolls all for $3.00"]
    The 100 Doll Co.
  18. 17. News Blues
    Mr. Lodge
  19. 18. A Real Wack!
    Dilton
  20. 19. Proof Spoof
    Archie
  21. 20. Chore Score
    Sabrina
  22. 21. Brew Rue
    Sabrina
  23. 22. On the Ball!
    Mr. Lodge
  24. 23. ["Did you ever realize that any person reading this right now probably has at least one hobby; reading."]
    Archie Club News
  25. 24. ["It's far out! The Archie Comics Digest #41 in full color!"]
  26. 25. ["Here's your Archie 3 for $1.00 checklist!"]
  27. 26. Wag Gag
    Veronica
  28. 27. Triple Ripple
    Veronica
  29. 28. Scope Scoop
    Archie
  30. 29. Traction Faction
    Jughead
  31. 30. Math Wrath
    Big Moose
  32. 31. Style Smile
    Veronica
  33. 32. Fly Guy
    Archie
  34. 33. Date Strait
    Archie
  35. 34. Snooze Ruse
    Jughead
  36. 35. ["Mom, have you seen my favorite tee shirt?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  37. 36. ["Hi, Archie! I hear you've been put in charge of the secret football strategy sessions!"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  38. 37. ["Full color poster spectacular great for gifts"]
    Mail-Away Inc.
  39. 38. No Fight Tonight
    Archie
  40. 39. ["The hottest thing in "T's"!"]
    Encore House
  41. 40. Split Fit
    Archie
  42. 41. Veronica - Laugh It Up!
    Veronica
  43. 42. Research Riot
    Sabrina
  44. 43. Race Ace
    Archie
  45. 44. ["If only Moose could lift his I.Q. as easily as those weights, he'd really be in good shape!"]
    Big Moose Pin Up
  46. 45. ["My father gave me a whole sports file 24 sports cards the filing case and all accessories for only $1.00"]
    Sportscaster Cards
  47. 46. ["Earn famous name prizes or cash"]
    Olympic Sales Club
  48. 47. [Star Trek the Motion Picture]
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